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
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
San Diego
— 3 nights
3
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly + shuttle:  6​h 15​min
4
Islamorada
— 4 nights
bus:  2​h
5
Key West
— 6 nights
ferry:  3​h 30​min
6
Marco Island
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Sanibel Island
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
8
Orlando
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h
9
St. Augustine
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
10
Panama City Beach
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 30​min
11
Chicago
— 5 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
12
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Manchester

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Relax by the water at Bodega Dunes and Bean Hollow State Beach, Pebble Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Muir Woods National Monument and Salt Point State Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Francisco: Goat Rock Beach (in Jenner) and Castello di Amorosa (in Calistoga). There's still lots to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island, contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and have fun and explore at Exploratorium.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read San Francisco trip itinerary planner.

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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Manchester to San Francisco. In June, daily temperatures in San Francisco can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Jenner, Bean Hollow State Beach, Pebble Beach, Muir Woods National Monument, Castello di Amorosa, Bodega Dunes
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument

3
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at USS Midway Museum and Maritime Museum of San Diego. Bring the kids along to San Diego Zoo and La Jolla Cove. There's more to do: admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and enjoy the sand and surf at Children's Pool.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the San Diego trip planner .

You can fly from San Francisco to San Diego in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in July, San Diego is a bit warmer at night with lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove

3
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.
Bring the kids along to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Crosby Arboretum. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Garden District and Royal Street. Get out of town with these interesting New Orleans side-trips: Vacherie (Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site & Oak Alley Plantation). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Louis Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Jackson Square, explore the different monuments and memorials at Lafayette Cemetery No.1, and examine the collection at Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our New Orleans trip maker site .

Getting from San Diego to New Orleans by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from San Diego to New Orleans is 2 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from San Diego in July since evenings lows in New Orleans dip to 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Islamorada.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Vacherie, Crosby Arboretum, Nature & Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

4
nights
Islamorada

Islamorada ©
Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Michelle Nicole Lowe Art Gallery and Florida Keys History & Discovery Center. Get outdoors at Dolphin Research Center and Scuba & Snorkeling. Get out of town with these interesting Islamorada side-trips: Marathon (Sombrero Beach & The Turtle Hospital), John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park (in Key Largo) and Coffins Patch (in Key Colony Beach). There's much more to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, tour the water at your own pace with Bayside Boat Rentals, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and identify plant and animal life at Molasses Reef.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Islamorada travel route planner .

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from New Orleans to Islamorada in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from New Orleans in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Islamorada, with highs around 39°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to catcht the bus to Key West.

Things to do in Islamorada

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Key Largo, Marathon, Coffins Patch
Highlights from your plan
Sombrero Beach ©
Sombrero Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital

6
nights
Key West

Key West ©
Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Bahia Honda State Park and Calusa Beach. Kids will enjoy Dolphin & Whale Watching and Fort Zachary Taylor. Spend the 19th (Fri) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. There's still lots to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, enjoy the sea views from Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Audubon House & Tropical Gardens, and see the interesting displays at Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Key West itinerary planner .

You can take a bus from Islamorada to Key West in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, daytime highs in Key West are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to ride a ferry to Marco Island.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Big Pine Key
Highlights from your plan
Truman Little White House ©
Truman Little White House
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park

4
nights
Marco Island

Marco Island is a city in Collier County, Florida, United States, located on an island by the same name in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Southwest Florida. Explore hidden gems such as Speed Boats Tours and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Escape the urban bustle at Waterskiing & Jetskiing and Lowdermilk Beach. Go for a jaunt from Marco Island to Bonita Springs to see Barefoot Beach Preserve about 58 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take a memorable tour with Tours, get engrossed in the history at Marco Island Historical Museum, partake in some friendly competition at Xtreme Escape Game, and kick back and relax at Tigertail Beach.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Marco Island trip planner .

Traveling by ferry from Key West to Marco Island takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect little chillier evenings in Marco Island when traveling from Key West in July, with lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Sanibel Island.

Things to do in Marco Island

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Lowdermilk Beach, Speed Boats Tours, Barefoot Beach Preserve
Highlights from your plan
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Speed Boats Tours

4
nights
Sanibel Island

Sanibel Island ©
Take a trip to Sanibel Island if you like pretty sunsets and luxurious resorts.
Step out of the city life by going to Bowman's Beach and Captiva Beach. Attractions like Fort Myers Beach and Dolphin & Whale Watching make great kid-friendly stops. Venture out of the city with trips to Fort Myers Beach (Parasailing & Paragliding & Lovers Key State Park). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge, admire the natural beauty at In The Garden, stroll through Blind Pass Beach Park, and stop by Bailey's General Store.

Plan a Sanibel Island trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can drive from Marco Island to Sanibel Island in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Orlando.

Things to do in Sanibel Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Fort Myers Beach, Captiva Beach
Highlights from your plan
Bowman's Beach ©
Bowman's Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching

6
nights
Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Family-friendly places like Beach at Daytona Beach and Universal's Islands of Adventure will thrill your kids. Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum and Dunlawton Sugar Mill Gardens will appeal to history buffs. Pack the 3rd (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Walt Disney World Resort. Have a day of magic on the 6th (Tue) at Magic Kingdom Park. And it doesn't end there: make an unforgettable trip to Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park, look for gifts at World of Disney, try out the rides at Happily Ever After Fireworks, and cool off at Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park.

For traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Orlando road trip planning website .

Drive from Sanibel Island to Orlando in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In July, daytime highs in Orlando are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to drive to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Beach at Daytona Beach, Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, Dunlawton Sugar Mill Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Beach at Daytona Beach ©
Beach at Daytona Beach
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort

5
nights
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. Discover out-of-the-way places like St. Augustine Beach and St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park. St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum and Fort Matanzas National Monument will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around St. Augustine: Crescent Beach Public Beach (in Crescent Beach) and Ormond Beach (Ormond Beach & Andy Romano Beachfront Park). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum, sample the fine beverages at St. Augustine Distillery, and admire all the interesting features of Flagler College.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the St. Augustine trip maker app .

You can drive from Orlando to St. Augustine in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Panama City Beach.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ormond Beach, Crescent Beach Public Beach
Highlights from your plan
St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach
Fort Matanzas National Monument ©
Fort Matanzas National Monument

4
nights
Panama City Beach

Panama City Beach ©
Boasting 43 km (27 mi) of white sandy beaches and plenty of sunshine, Panama City Beach is an ideal choice for a relaxing holiday.
Get some cultural insight at Panama City Beach Winery and Panama City CENTER for the ARTS. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Henderson Beach State Park and St. Andrews State Park. Get out of town with these interesting Panama City Beach side-trips: Destin (Parasailing & Paragliding, Dolphin & Whale Watching, & more), Navarre Beach (in Navarre) and Santa Rosa Beach (Beach Ready Spa & Blue Mountain Beach). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Panama City Beach and admire the natural beauty at Gulf World Marine Park.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Panama City Beach trip app .

Drive from St. Augustine to Panama City Beach in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. In August, daytime highs in Panama City Beach are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Panama City Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Rosa Beach, Destin, Panama City CENTER for the ARTS, Navarre Beach
Highlights from your plan
Panama City Beach ©
Panama City Beach
Henderson Beach State Park ©
Henderson Beach State Park
Navarre Beach ©
Navarre Beach

5
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Silver Beach County Park and Grand Mere State Park. Let the collections at The Art Institute of Chicago and Museum of Science and Industry capture your imagination. Change things up with these side-trips from Chicago: Baker Lake Park (in Peru), Saint Joseph (Whirlpool Compass Fountain & Lions Park Beach) and Starved Rock State Park (in Utica). There's still lots to do: stroll through Weko Park and don't miss a visit to Millennium Park.

For ratings and other tourist information, you can read our Chicago online attractions planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Panama City Beach to Chicago takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Panama City Beach in August: high temperatures in Chicago hover around 33°C and lows are around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Saint Joseph, Starved Rock State Park, Baker Lake Park, Weko Park, Grand Mere State Park
Highlights from your plan
Starved Rock State Park ©
Starved Rock State Park
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

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.
Get some cultural insight at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Ellis Island. Visit 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around New York City: Ponquogue Beach (in Hampton Bays) and Bronx Zoo (in Bronx). The adventure continues: admire all the interesting features of Central Park, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, go for a walk through Times Square, and admire the striking features of Trinity Church.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for New York City using our trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Chicago to New York City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In August, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Bronx Zoo, Ponquogue Beach
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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