50 days in United States Itinerary

50 days in United States Itinerary

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50 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h
3
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
6
Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
7
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  12​h 45​min
8
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
9
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
10
New Orleans
— 2 nights
11
Key West
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
12
Washington DC
— 2 nights
13
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Manchester

1
night
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
On the 2nd (Thu), get a taste of the local shopping with Chihuly Garden and Glass and then admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, then kick back and relax at Alki Beach, and then take a stroll through Pike Place Market.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Seattle trip simple and quick.

Manchester, UK to Seattle is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to Seattle is minus 8 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Manchester in May: high temperatures in Seattle hover around 23°C and lows are around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight
Seattle Art Museum ©
Seattle Art Museum

5
nights
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Step out of the city life by going to Mount Washburn and Grand Teton. Spend the 9th (Thu) exploring nature at Fairy Falls. There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, identify plant and animal life at Lehardy's Rapids, admire all the interesting features of Lamar Valley, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lake Butte Overlook.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park trip website .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Seattle in May, plan for little chillier days and much colder nights in Yellowstone National Park: temperatures range from 13°C by day to -3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

5
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
The Getty Center and Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County will appeal to museum buffs. Get some cultural insight at Griffith Observatory and Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Step out of Los Angeles to go to Anaheim and see Disneyland Park, which is approximately 30 minutes away. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, take in the exciting artwork at Annenberg Space for Photography, examine the collection at Petersen Automotive Museum, and get a new perspective on nature at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip itinerary planner .

Do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Los Angeles in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, shuttle, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Los Angeles, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Yellowstone National Park in May, with highs in Los Angeles at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Theme Parks Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum ©
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art

5
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Take a break from the city and head to Glacier Point and Vernal Fall. Popular historic sites such as Big Trees Lodge, National Historic Landmark and Yosemite Valley Chapel are in your itinerary. Spend the 16th (Thu) exploring nature at Elizabeth Lake, Yosemite National Park. Spend the 18th (Sat) exploring nature at Bridalveil Fall. There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, make a trip to Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, stroll through Nevada Falls Loop, and hike along Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 21°C to lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Bridalveil Fall ©
Bridalveil Fall

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Alcatraz Island and Filbert Steps. Head to Ferry Building Marketplace and Union Squarefor some retail therapy. There's lots more to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, get curious at Exploratorium, explore the world behind art at Asian Art Museum, and see the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco day trip site .

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Yosemite National Park in May since evenings lows in San Francisco dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

3
nights
Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Museum-lovers will get to explore USS Arizona Memorial and USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park. Take a break from the city and head to Waikiki Beach and Sunset Beach Park. Explore Honolulu's surroundings by going to Waimea Bay (in Haleiwa) and Kailua Beach Park (in Kailua). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve.

For photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Honolulu journey builder website .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Honolulu takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Honolulu is minus 2 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in May: high temperatures in Honolulu hover around 34°C and lows are around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Kailua Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park

4
nights
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

Thanks to its favorable location near a mountain range blocking the northeasterly trade winds, Kailua-Kona gets little rainfall, allowing adventure seekers and nature lovers a chance to enjoy over 300 days of sunshine each year.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area and Papakōlea Green Sand Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Volcano Art Center and Kona Coffee Living History Farm. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kailua-Kona: Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park (in Honaunau), Kilauea Iki Trailhead (in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park) and Laupahoehoe Beach Park (in Laupahoehoe). And it doesn't end there: get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and enjoy the sand and surf at Mauna Kea Beach.

To see ratings and tourist information, read Kailua-Kona trip builder site .

You can fly from Honolulu to Kailua-Kona in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus. In May, daily temperatures in Kailua-Kona can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Kona Coffee Living History Farm, Laupahoehoe Beach Park, Papakōlea Green Sand Beach, Mauna Kea Beach
Highlights from your plan
Swim with Dolphins
Kilauea Iki Trailhead ©
Kilauea Iki Trailhead
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©

4
nights
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Kolb Studio and Hermit's Rest are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of the city life by going to Rim Trail and Bright Angel Trail. There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, trek along North Kaibab Trail, and take some stellar pictures from Grandview Point.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park visit planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Kailua-Kona to Grand Canyon National Park takes 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone changes from Hawaii Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. While traveling from Kailua-Kona, expect slightly colder days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 23°C to lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

2
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): examine the collection at The Neon Museum, buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, and then take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. On the next day, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, then get to know the fascinating history of The Strip, and then admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June: highs in Las Vegas hover around 46°C, while lows dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip ©
The Strip

2
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Garden District and Jackson Square. Get some cultural insight at The National WWII Museum and New Orleans Museum of Art. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, shop like a local with Royal Street, partake in some friendly competition at Escape My Room New Orleans, and examine the collection at Cabildo.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the New Orleans vacation planner.

You can fly from Las Vegas to New Orleans in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Las Vegas to New Orleans, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in June, expect nights in New Orleans to be somewhat warmer, around 33°C, while days are much colder, around 33°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Escape My Room New Orleans ©
Escape My Room New Orleans
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District

2
nights
Key West

Key West ©
Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Get in touch with nature at Fun In The Sun Key West and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum and Alan S. Maltz Gallery. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, take in the exciting artwork at 7 Artists & Friends, steep yourself in history at Truman Little White House, and fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To see maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Key West trip itinerary builder .

Fly from New Orleans to Key West in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in June, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Adventure Tours
Highlights from your plan
Alan S. Maltz Gallery ©
Alan S. Maltz Gallery
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©

2
nights
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
On the 13th (Thu), admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral. On the 14th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at The National Archives Museum, then learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, then take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and finally explore the world behind art at National Portrait Gallery.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Washington DC online visit planner .

You can fly from Key West to Washington DC in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Key West in June, plan for slightly colder nights in Washington DC, with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

5
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
You'll explore and learn at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History. 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island will appeal to history buffs. Next up on the itinerary: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and admire the masterpieces at Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the New York City itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in June, expect nights in New York City to be about the same, around 21°C, while days are little chillier, around 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©

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