54 days in United States Itinerary

54 days in United States Itinerary

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54 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Seattle
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
2
Honolulu, Oahu
— 5 nights
Fly + Taxi:  3​h
3
Princeville, Kauai
— 4 nights
+2
Taxi + Fly + Taxi:  2​h 45​min
4
Kapalua, Maui
— 1 night
Travel:  3​h
5
Lanai City, Lanai
— 1 night
Travel:  3​h 15​min
6
Wailea, Maui
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
7
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
8
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
9
San Diego
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
10
Chicago
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
11
Washington DC
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
12
New York City
— 7 nights
Bus + Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Manchester

5
nights
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Pike Place Market and Seattle Art Museum. Relax by the water at Seahurst Beach Park and Double Bluff Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Seattle: Edmonds (Brackett's Landing South, Marina Beach Park, & more), Rosario Beach (in Anacortes) and Owen Beach (in Tacoma). There's still lots to do: stop by Chukar Cherries and walk around Kerry Park.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Seattle trip itinerary planner.

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 moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 8 hours. Traveling from Manchester in July, expect Seattle to be a bit warmer, temps between 30°C and 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Edmonds, Double Bluff Beach, Seahurst Beach Park, Rosario Beach, Owen Beach
Highlights from your plan
Seahurst Beach Park ©
Seahurst Beach Park
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Seattle Art Museum ©
Seattle Art Museum

5
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.
Do your shopping at Polynesian Cultural Center and Ala Moana Center. Get a sense of the local culture at USS Arizona Memorial and Iolani Palace. Get out of town with these interesting Honolulu side-trips: Kailua (Kailua Beach Park & Lanikai Beach) and Sunset Beach Park (in Haleiwa). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Waikiki Beach, see the interesting displays at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, don't miss a visit to Battleship Missouri Memorial, and contemplate the waterfront views at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Honolulu trip planner .

Getting from Seattle to Honolulu by flight takes about 8 hours. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Seattle in July, things will get a bit warmer in Honolulu: highs are around 36°C and lows about 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Princeville.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kailua, Sunset Beach Park, Polynesian Cultural Center
Highlights from your plan
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial

4
nights
Princeville, Kauai

Princeville ©
Princeville is a 9,000acre, upscale, unincorporated, master-planned community of vacation homes and condos on the north shore of the island of Kauai in Kauai County, Hawaii. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Kilohana and Menehune Fishpond. Visit Poipu Beach Park and Hanalei Beach for some beach relaxation. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Princeville: Kapaa (Kauai's Hindu Monastery & Kayaking & Canoeing), Waimea Canyon State Park (in Waimea) and Spouting Horn (in Poipu). Next up on the itinerary: tee off at Princeville Golf Club - Prince Course, pause for some serene contemplation at Wai`oli Hui`ia Church, learn more about the world around you at Kauai Museum, and kick back and relax at Pali Ke Kua Beach (Hideaway s Beach).

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Princeville driving holiday planner.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Honolulu to Princeville in 3 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Princeville can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kapalua.

Things to do in Princeville

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kauai, Poipu, Kapaa, Hanalei, Lihue
Highlights from your plan
Poipu Beach Park ©
Poipu Beach Park
Waimea Canyon State Park ©
Waimea Canyon State Park
Hanalei Beach ©
Hanalei Beach

1
night
Kapalua, Maui

Kapalua ©
Kapalua is a census-designated place (CDP) in Maui County, Hawaii, United States. On the 31st (Sun), look for gifts at Grins 2 Go Maui, then take a stroll through Lahaina Front Street, and then kick back and relax at Ka'anapali Beach.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Kapalua day trip website .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Princeville to Kapalua takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can travel to Lanai City.

Things to do in Kapalua

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Lahaina
Highlights from your plan
Ka'anapali Beach ©
Ka'anapali Beach
Lahaina Front Street ©
Lahaina Front Street
Grins 2 Go Maui ©
Grins 2 Go Maui

1
night
Lanai City, Lanai

Lanai City ©
Lanai City is a census-designated place (CDP) on the island of Lanai, in Maui County, Hawaii, United States. On the 1st (Mon), view the masterpieces at Mike Carroll Gallery, then kick back and relax at Hulopoe Beach, and then kick back and relax at Shipwreck Beach.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Lanai City trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kapalua to Lanai City. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Kapalua in July, with highs in Lanai City at 32°C and lows at 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Wailea.

Things to do in Lanai City

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Hulopoe Beach
Highlights from your plan
Mike Carroll Gallery ©
Mike Carroll Gallery
Hulopoe Beach ©
Hulopoe Beach
Shipwreck Beach ©
Shipwreck Beach

3
nights
Wailea, Maui

Wailea ©
Wailea is a census-designated place (CDP) in Maui County, Hawaii, United States. Head to Ali'i Kula Lavender Farm and The Shops at Waileafor plenty of shopping. Relax by the water at Wailea Beach and Keawakapu Beach. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Maluaka Beach, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, get some jogging in at Wailea Beach Path, and kick back and relax at Makena Beach.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Wailea tour itinerary planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Lanai City to Wailea. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Lanai City in August: highs in Wailea hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Wailea

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Kula
Highlights from your plan
Ulua Beach ©
Ulua Beach
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach
Maluaka Beach ©
Maluaka Beach

6
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
For shopping fun, head to Exploratorium or Union Square. Get some cultural insight at Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge. Venture out of the city with trips to Bodega Dunes (in Bodega), Sonoma Coast State Beach (in Sonoma) and St. Helena (Pride Mountain Vineyards & Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards). There's lots more to do: take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, wander the streets of North Beach, don't miss a visit to Ferry Building Marketplace, and kick back and relax at Fort Funston National Park.

To see reviews, photos, and tourist information, read San Francisco road trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Wailea to San Francisco takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Wailea to San Francisco is 2 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Wailea in August: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 26°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

St. Helena, Sonoma Coast State Beach, Bodega Dunes
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

6
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Getty Center and Montana Avenue. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica State Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Third Street Promenade (in Santa Monica), Disneyland Park (in Anaheim) and State Street Underpass (in Santa Barbara). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Abbot Kinney Boulevard, view the masterpieces at Annenberg Community Beach House, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and get curious at California Science Center.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles online vacation maker .

Getting from San Francisco to Los Angeles by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in August: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 34°C and lows are around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Beverly Hills, State Street Underpass, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Abbot Kinney Boulevard ©
Abbot Kinney Boulevard
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

2
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
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.
On the 18th (Thu), see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum and then enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Fri): let little ones run wild at Balboa Park and then get a taste of the local shopping with Gaslamp Quarter.

To find more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our San Diego travel website .

Getting from Los Angeles to San Diego by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, expect nights in San Diego to be about the same, around 23°C, while days are little chillier, around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Fun & Games Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Gaslamp Quarter ©
Gaslamp Quarter

4
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Relax by the water at Atwater Park & Beach and Silver Beach County Park. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at The Magnificent Mile and Chicago Cultural Center. Venture out of the city with trips to Weko Park (in Bridgman) and Bender Park Waterfront (in Oak Creek). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, appreciate the history behind Cloud Gate, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Shedd Aquarium.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Chicago road trip app .

You can fly from San Diego to Chicago in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. In August, daytime highs in Chicago are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Atwater Park & Beach, Weko Park, Silver Beach County Park, Bender Park Waterfront
Highlights from your plan
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
The Magnificent Mile ©
The Magnificent Mile

6
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.
National Air and Space Museum and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Washington DC side-trips: Baltimore (Horseshoe Casino & Sagamore Spirit Distillery), Copper Fox Distillery (in Sperryville) and Diehl's Produce Market (in Severna Park). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, get engrossed in the history at Newseum, and kick back and relax at Betterton Beach.

To see other places to visit and more tourist information, go to the Washington DC trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Chicago to Washington DC by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Washington DC due to the time zone difference. In August, daytime highs in Washington DC are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trips

Baltimore, Old Town, Diehl's Produce Market, Annapolis Historic District, Betterton Beach
Highlights from your plan
Sagamore Spirit Distillery ©
Sagamore Spirit Distillery
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

7
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.
Head to Fifth Avenue and The Strand Bookstorefor some retail therapy. Do some cultural sightseeing at Times Square and 9/11 Memorial. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around New York City: Ocean Grove Beach (in Ocean Grove), Lido Beach (in Lido Beach) and Point Lookout Beach (in Point Lookout). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, take in the pleasant sights at The High Line, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ponquogue Beach, and kick back and relax at Cupsogue Beach County Park.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the New York City trip planner .

You can fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 25°C. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ponquogue Beach, Ocean Grove Beach, Point Lookout Beach, Cupsogue Beach County Park, Lido Beach
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Times Square ©
Times Square
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

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