52 days in United States Itinerary

52 days in United States Itinerary

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Boston
— 2 nights
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New York City
— 4 nights
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Washington DC
— 4 nights
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New Orleans
— 3 nights
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Nashville
— 3 nights
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Chicago
— 2 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
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Los Angeles
— 4 nights
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San Diego
— 1 night
Fly to Flagstaff, Bus to Grand Canyon
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
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Las Vegas
— 4 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Seattle
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Boston

Beantown

Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden, then contemplate the long history of Granary Burying Ground, and finally walk around Boston Common. On your second day here, appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail, then take a stroll through North End, then buy something for everyone on your list at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, and finally traverse land and water with a duck tour.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Boston trip itinerary planner.

Manchester, UK to Boston is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Manchester to Boston due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Manchester, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Boston, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Tours

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New York City

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), explore the galleries of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and take a stroll through Times Square.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the New York City travel route builder app.

You can fly from Boston to New York City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. May in New York City sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and appreciate the history behind Washington Monument.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Washington DC online trip planner.

Getting from New York City to Washington DC by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City in May, you will find days in Washington DC are a bit warmer (28°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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New Orleans

The Big Easy

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, visit Garden District, get to know the fascinating history of Royal Street, and make a trip to Jackson Square.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our New Orleans day trip planner.

Getting from Washington DC to New Orleans by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Washington DC to New Orleans, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Washington DC, expect little chillier days and somewhat warmer nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

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Nashville

Music City U.S.A.

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Nashville is known for nightlife, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, steep yourself in history at Belle Meade Plantation, get engrossed in the history at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, and catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Nashville tour planner.

Fly from New Orleans to Nashville in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from New Orleans, expect a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Nashville, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

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Chicago

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 29th (Sat), admire the landmark architecture of Reliance Building, don't miss a visit to Millennium Park, then explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, then admire the local landmark of Buckingham Fountain, and finally get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Shedd Aquarium. On the next day, walk around Milton Lee Olive Park, admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, then get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, and finally don't miss a visit to Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

For maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Chicago online driving holiday planner.

Getting from Nashville to Chicago by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Nashville in May; daily highs in Chicago reach 25°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

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Yellowstone National Park

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Mon): explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, then take in the natural beauty of Blue Star Spring, then take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, and finally take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Tue): witness a stunning natural landmark at Daisy Geyser, trek along Fountain Paint Pot, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Lower Geyser Basin.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park attractions planner.

You can fly from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, bus, and car. Traveling from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chicago in May, expect nights in Yellowstone National Park to be much colder, around -3°C, while days are little chillier, around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

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Los Angeles

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Venture out of the city with trips to Santa Monica Yacht Harbor Sign (in Santa Monica) and Anaheim (Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT!, Disneyland Park, &more). Pack the 5th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Santa Monica Pier, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, and buy something for everyone on your list at Two Rodeo Drive.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles vacation builder.

Fly from Yellowstone National Park to Los Angeles in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June: highs in Los Angeles hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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San Diego

America's Finest City

Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the San Diego route app.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, expect nights in San Diego to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are little chillier, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Diego

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
Highlights from your trip

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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.
On the 8th (Tue), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take in the pleasant sights at The Trail of Time, take some stellar pictures from Grandview Point, and stroll through Rim Trail.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary builder site.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from San Diego to Grand Canyon National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of tram, bus, and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Diego to Grand Canyon National Park. Traveling from San Diego in June, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be cooler, around 6°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 34°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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Las Vegas

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Change things up with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City (about 50 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, and explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

Plan trip to Las Vegas with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 46°C to lows of 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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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.
Spend the 19th (Sat) exploring nature at Bridalveil Fall. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Taft Point, take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View, stroll through Panorama Trail, and hike along Nevada Falls Loop.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Yosemite National Park in 6 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in June, with highs in Yosemite National Park at 30°C and lows at 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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San Francisco

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks.

To find traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by car takes about 4 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, plan for little chillier days in San Francisco, with highs around 25°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

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Seattle

Emerald City

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.
Take a break from Seattle with a short trip to Hurricane Ridge in Olympic National Park, about 2 hours away. Dedicate the 25th (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, kick back and relax at Alki Beach, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Seattle trip maker tool.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Seattle takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Seattle, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Tours · Museums · Wineries

Side Trip

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.