55 days in United States Itinerary

55 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Fly:  11 h 15 min
1
New York City
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
2
Philadelphia
— 6 nights
Fly:  4 h
3
Chicago
— 6 nights
Fly:  4 h
4
Nashville
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
5
Memphis
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h 45 min
6
Las Vegas
— 6 nights
Fly:  4 h
7
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Fly:  7 h
8
Miami
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  4 h
9
Jacksonville
— 12 nights
Fly:  16 h 15 min
End: London

4
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: walk around Central Park, admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal, take in the pleasant sights at The High Line, and pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City driving holiday planner.

London, UK to New York City is an approximately 11.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -5 hour difference. In October, New York City is a bit warmer than London - with highs of 24°C and lows of 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums 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

6
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: Ronks (Old Windmill Farm & Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania), Bury The Hatchet King of Prussia - Axe Throwing (in King of Prussia) and Grounds For Sculpture (in Hamilton). There's much more to do: stroll around Wissahickon Valley Park, deepen your understanding at Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Education Center, admire the masterpieces at Rodin Museum, and hunt for treasures at Reading Terminal Market.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Philadelphia trip builder tool.

You can take a train from New York City to Philadelphia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Philadelphia are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Ronks, Longwood Gardens, Bury The Hatchet King of Prussia - Axe Throwing, Grounds For Sculpture, The Christian C. Sanderson Museum
Highlights from your plan
Bury The Hatchet Philadelphia - Axe Throwing ©
Wissahickon Valley Park ©
Wissahickon Valley Park
Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens

6
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, stroll around Millennium Park, get a new perspective on nature at Field Museum, and take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Chicago online route planner.

Traveling by flight from Philadelphia to Chicago takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Philadelphia to Chicago, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In October, daytime highs in Chicago are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Oak Park, Block Museum of Art
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
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Go for a jaunt from Nashville to Mammoth Cave National Park to see Mammoth Cave about 1h 40 min away. There's still lots to do: have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill), see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, witness the site of a historic battle at Lotz House Museum, and take a stroll through Downtown Nashville.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Nashville online journey maker.

Fly from Chicago to Nashville in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, bus, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Chicago in October, expect nights in Nashville to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lotz House Museum, Mammoth Cave
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill) ©
The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill)
Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry

3
nights
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.
When in Memphis, make a side trip to see Horseshoe Tunica in Tunica, approximately Tunica away. There's lots more to do: pause for some photo ops at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, contemplate the long history of Sun Studio, explore the world behind art at Withers Collection Museum & Gallery, and don't miss a visit to The Peabody Ducks.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Memphis route planner.

Getting from Nashville to Memphis by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In November, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Horseshoe Tunica
Highlights from your plan
Graceland
Graceland
National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel ©
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

6
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.
When in Las Vegas, make a side trip to see Hoover Dam in Boulder City, approximately Boulder City away. And it doesn't end there: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

To find photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas tour site.

Traveling by flight from Memphis to Las Vegas takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Memphis to Las Vegas is minus 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in November, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Tours Parks

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
The Strip ©
The Strip

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disney California Adventure Park, The Little Mermaid - Ariel's Undersea Adventure, &more). There's much more to do: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, have fun and explore at Travel Town, and explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Los Angeles road trip planning app.

Getting from Las Vegas to Los Angeles by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Las Vegas in November, things will get a bit warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 28°C and lows about 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

4
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.
Miami is known for shopping, museums, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at South Beach, admire the masterpieces at Wynwood Walls, get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Art Deco Historic District.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Miami trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Los Angeles to Miami by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Los Angeles in November: high temperatures in Miami hover around 32°C and lows are around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Jacksonville.

Things to do in Miami

Shopping Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Boxroom Escape Games, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Highlights from your plan
Lock & Load Miami ©
Lock & Load Miami
South Beach ©
South Beach
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ©
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

12
nights
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Jacksonville: J. Johnson Gallery (in Jacksonville Beach), Daytona Beach (Daytona International Speedway, Beach at Daytona Beach, &more) and St. Augustine (Boat Tours & Water Sports, The Ximenez-Fatio House, &more). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Christ Church, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Marlin & Barrel Distillery, look for all kinds of wild species at Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary, and explore the world behind art at The Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Jacksonville online holiday maker.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Miami to Jacksonville in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from Miami in November, expect Jacksonville to be slightly colder, temps between 27°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Jacksonville

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

St. Augustine, Jekyll Island, Daytona Beach, Amelia Island, J. Johnson Gallery
Highlights from your plan
St. Augustine Wild Reserve ©
St. Augustine Wild Reserve
Christ Church ©
Christ Church
St. Augustine Distillery ©
St. Augustine Distillery

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