60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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60 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 8 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 8 nights
Fly + taxi:  12​h 15​min
3
Hanalei, Kauai
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h 30​min
5
Lahaina, Maui
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Kipahulu, Maui
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  3​h 45​min
7
Honolulu, Oahu
— 6 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
8
San Diego
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
9
New Orleans
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
10
Chicago
— 6 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
11
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Manchester

8
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll explore and learn at Exploratorium and Musee Mecanique. Step out of the city life by going to Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Francisco: Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve (in Moss Beach) and Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards (in St. Helena). Spend the 8th (Mon) exploring nature at Presidio of San Francisco. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Fort Funston National Park, wander the streets of SoMa, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and stroll through Marshall’s Beach.

To find photos and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco visit site .

Manchester, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and subway; or do a combination of train, flight, and subway. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 8 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Neighborhoods, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards, Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks

8
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.
Visiting Taft Point and Sentinel Dome will get you outdoors. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Yosemite Valley Chapel and Yosemite Museum Gallery. Spend the 17th (Wed) exploring nature at Bridalveil Fall. Spend the 18th (Thu) exploring nature at Elizabeth Lake, Yosemite National Park. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, contemplate the waterfront views at Tenaya Lake, hike along Four Mile Trail, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Tuolumne Meadows.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Yosemite National Park road trip website .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Hanalei.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Taft Point ©
Taft Point
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

3
nights
Hanalei, Kauai

Hanalei ©
Hanalei is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. You'll get in some beach time at Tunnels Beach and Hanalei Bay. Visiting Na Pali Coast State Park and Poipu Beach Park will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Waimea Canyon State Park (in Waimea), Spouting Horn (in Poipu) and Sleeping Giant Trail (in Kapaa). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Hanalei Beach, hike along Kalalau Trail, and cruise along Hanalei Valley Lookout.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Hanalei tour builder .

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Hanalei by combination of flight and taxi takes about 12.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be much warmer in Hanalei, with lows of 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Hanalei

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Kauai, Poipu, Waimea Canyon State Park, Na Pali Coast State Park, Sleeping Giant Trail
Highlights from your plan
Tunnels Beach ©
Tunnels Beach
Waimea Canyon State Park ©
Waimea Canyon State Park
Poipu Beach Park ©
Poipu Beach Park

3
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.
Visit Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park and Kealakekua Bay for their historical value. Take a break from the city and head to Swim with Dolphins and Mauna Kea Beach. Step out of Kailua-Kona with an excursion to Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area in Puako--about 44 minutes away. There's more to do: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Kailua-Kona itinerary planning app .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Hanalei to Kailua-Kona in 3.5 hours. In July in Kailua-Kona, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, Mauna Kea Beach, Kealakekua Bay
Highlights from your plan
Swim with Dolphins
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©

2
nights
Lahaina, Maui

Lahaina ©
Once the booming capital of the Hawaiian Kingdom, the tropical paradise of Lahaina still remains one of Maui's top vacation attractions, providing both culture and recreation.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): kick back and relax at Napili Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ka'anapali Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Kapalua Beach and then kick back and relax at Wailea Beach.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Lahaina day trip planner .

Getting from Kailua-Kona to Lahaina by combination of flight and bus takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. July in Lahaina sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Kipahulu.

Things to do in Lahaina

#Beaches, #Outdoors, #Parks

Side Trips

Wailea Beach, Kapalua Beach
Highlights from your plan
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach
Ka'anapali Beach ©
Ka'anapali Beach
Kapalua Beach ©
Kapalua Beach

4
nights
Kipahulu, Maui

Kipahulu ©
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Wai'anapanapa State Park and Hamoa Beach. Get in touch with nature at Haleakala Crater and Hana Highway - Road to Hana.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Kipahulu sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Lahaina to Kipahulu in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Kipahulu

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

Hana, Haleakala National Park, Maui
Highlights from your plan
Hamoa Beach ©
Hamoa Beach
Haleakala Crater ©
Haleakala Crater
Red Sand Beach (Kaihalulu Beach) ©
Red Sand Beach (Kaihalulu Beach)

6
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.
Visiting Kailua Beach Park and Waikiki Beach will get you outdoors. USS Arizona Memorial and Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Honolulu: Lanikai Beach (in Kailua), Haleiwa (Waimea Bay & Sunset Beach Park) and Turtle Bay Beach (in Kahuku). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kapiolani Regional Park, examine the collection at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Honolulu road trip app .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Kipahulu to Honolulu in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight. In July in Honolulu, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Honolulu

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Kailua, Nuuanu Pali Lookout, Turtle Bay Beach, Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument
Highlights from your plan
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach

5
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.
We've included these beaches for you: La Jolla Cove and La Jolla Shores Park. You'll explore and learn at USS Midway Museum and Maritime Museum of San Diego. And it doesn't end there: admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, see the interesting displays at San Diego Air & Space Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Children's Pool, and meet the residents at San Diego Zoo.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the San Diego attractions planner .

You can fly from Honolulu to San Diego in 7.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Hawaii Standard Time (HST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is 2 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Honolulu in August, with highs in San Diego at 30°C and lows at 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in San Diego

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trip

Coronado Beach
Highlights from your plan
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

4
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at French Quarter and Garden District. Visiting Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve and Audubon Zoo will get you outdoors. Change things up with a short trip to Nottoway Plantation in White Castle (about 1h 30 min away). Next up on the itinerary: learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, see the interesting displays at Cabildo, explore the different monuments and memorials at Lafayette Cemetery No.1, and get to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read New Orleans trip builder tool .

Fly from San Diego to New Orleans in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Diego to New Orleans, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Diego in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 32°C in New Orleans. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in New Orleans

#Museums, #Parks, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nottoway Plantation
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

6
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Step out of the city life by going to Silver Beach County Park and Little Red Schoolhouse. The Art Institute of Chicago and The Field Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chicago: Whihala Beach Co Park (in Whiting) and Cowles Bog (in Chesterton). There's lots more to do: engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, meet the residents at Lincoln Park Zoo, take an in-depth tour of Ernest Hemingway Birthplace, and admire the local landmark of Buckingham Fountain.

To see maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Chicago travel planner .

You can fly from New Orleans to Chicago in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from New Orleans in August since evenings lows in Chicago dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Chicago

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Museums

Side Trips

Silver Beach County Park, Whihala Beach Co Park, Ernest Hemingway Birthplace, Little Red Schoolhouse, Cowles Bog
Highlights from your plan
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
The Field Museum ©
The Field Museum

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island. You'll explore and learn at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). And it doesn't end there: get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, explore the world behind art at Frick Collection, take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, and admire the striking features of Empire State Building.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the New York City online holiday planner .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Chicago to New York City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Chicago to New York City, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow 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 ©
American Museum of Natural History

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