53 days in United States Itinerary

53 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: London
Train + Fly:  12 h
1
Chicago
— 4 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
2
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h
3
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Bus:  4 h 15 min
4
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h
5
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 6 nights
Bus + Fly:  9 h 30 min
7
San Antonio
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
8
Fredericksburg
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
9
Austin
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
10
Memphis
— 1 night
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  6 h 15 min
11
Miami
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  4 h
12
Jacksonville
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  6 h
13
Philadelphia
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
14
New York City
— 5 nights
+3
Subway + Train + Fly + Train:  11 h 15 min
End: London

4
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, ponder the design of Buckingham Fountain, observe the fascinating underwater world at Shedd Aquarium, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Lincoln Park Zoo.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Chicago trip planner.

London, UK to Chicago is an approximately 12- hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from London to Chicago, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. In October, daytime highs in Chicago are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio
Highlights from your plan
Ragnarok Axe Throwing ©
Ragnarok Axe Throwing
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

5
nights
San Francisco

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: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, stroll around Golden Gate Park, wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, and admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco online driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Chicago to San Francisco in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to San Francisco is minus 2 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Chicago in October, with highs in San Francisco at 26°C and lows at 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, trek along Tuolumne Meadows, don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Panorama Trail.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary app.

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by combination of flight and bus takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from San Francisco, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of -2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to catch the bus to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Taft Point ©
Taft Point
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Next up on the itinerary: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, have fun and explore at Travel Town, and make a trip to Santa Monica Pier.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles attractions planning app.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles by bus takes about 12 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park

5
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.
Step out of Las Vegas with an excursion to Hoover Dam in Boulder City--about 50 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, try to win big at New York New York Casino, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas road trip site.

Fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in November, with highs in Las Vegas at 23°C and lows at 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Hoover Dam ©
Hoover Dam

6
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.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: trek along Bright Angel Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at North Kaibab Trail, take some stellar pictures from Hopi Point, and take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip maker website.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in November, plan for a bit cooler days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 14°C, while nights are much colder with lows around -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

2
nights
San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
San Antonio is known for shopping, historic sites, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through The San Antonio River Walk, get engrossed in the history at The Guenther House Museum, admire the architecture and history at Mission Concepcion, and contemplate the long history of Mission San Jose.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the San Antonio day trip tool.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to San Antonio in 9.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to San Antonio due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in San Antonio, ranging from highs of 27°C to lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to drive to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
San Antonio Botanical Garden ©
San Antonio Botanical Garden

1
night
Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg ©
The city of Fredericksburg was settled by German immigrants in the mid-19th century, and has managed to retain its distinctly German charm.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of the Pacific War, then do a tasting at Grape Creek Vineyards on Main, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Catholic Church.

To find reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Fredericksburg online holiday planner.

You can drive from San Antonio to Fredericksburg in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from San Antonio in November; daily highs in Fredericksburg reach 22°C and lows reach 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Austin.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Museums Wineries Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Pacific War ©
National Museum of the Pacific War
Grape Creek Vineyards on Main ©
Grape Creek Vineyards on Main
St. Mary's Catholic Church ©
St. Mary's Catholic Church

3
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Austin is known for museums, fun & games, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Zilker Metropolitan Park, witness a stunning natural landmark at Barton Springs Pool, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Uncommon Objects, and have some family-friendly fun at Urban Axes Austin.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Austin online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Fredericksburg to Austin in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Fredericksburg in November, Austin is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Fun & Games Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Austin ©
The Escape Game Austin
Zilker Metropolitan Park ©
Zilker Metropolitan Park
The Driskill ©
The Driskill

1
night
Memphis

Memphis
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): explore the galleries of Graceland, then explore the galleries of National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, and then make a trip to Beale Street.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Memphis online route maker.

Traveling by flight from Austin to Memphis takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Austin in November; daily highs in Memphis reach 20°C and lows reach 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Graceland
Graceland
National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel ©

3
nights
Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Change things up with these side-trips from Miami: Slough Slog (in Everglades National Park), Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center (in Tavernier) and Key Largo (Molasses Reef & Spiegel Grove). There's much more to do: get a taste of the local shopping with Lincoln Road, browse the exhibits of The Wolfsonian - Florida International University, have fun at Lock & Load Miami, and examine the collection at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens.

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

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Memphis to Miami in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Traveling from Memphis to Miami, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Memphis in November, plan for a bit warmer days in Miami, with highs around 32°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Jacksonville.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Key Largo, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, Slough Slog
Highlights from your plan
Lock & Load Miami ©
Lock & Load Miami
Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center ©
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road

1
night
Jacksonville

Jacksonville ©
The sprawling city of Jacksonville is not only Florida's most populous city, but also the largest city by land area in the continental United States.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): wander the streets of San Marco Historic District and then look for all kinds of wild species at Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Jacksonville travel planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Miami to Jacksonville takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In November, Jacksonville is little chillier than Miami - with highs of 27°C and lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Jacksonville

Neighborhoods Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
San Marco Historic District ©
San Marco Historic District
Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary

3
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Get out of town with these interesting Philadelphia side-trips: Hagley Museum and Library (in Wilmington), Longwood Gardens (in Kennett Square) and Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library (in Winterthur). There's lots more to do: walk around Wissahickon Valley Park, ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall, stroll through Schuylkill River Trail, and admire the masterpieces at Barnes Foundation.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Philadelphia route planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Jacksonville to Philadelphia in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Traveling from Jacksonville in November, things will get a bit cooler in Philadelphia: highs are around 16°C and lows about 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to New York City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Hagley Museum and Library, Longwood Gardens, Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Highlights from your plan
Bury The Hatchet Philadelphia - Axe Throwing ©
Wissahickon Valley Park ©
Wissahickon Valley Park
Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens

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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, see the interesting displays at 9/11 Memorial, and explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our New York City travel planner.

You can take a train from Philadelphia to New York City in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. November in New York City sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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