8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Seattle
— Few hours
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 30​min
3
New Orleans
— 1 day
Fly:  5​h
4
Washington DC
— 1 day
train:  45​min
5
Baltimore
— 1 night
train:  2​h 45​min
6
New York City
— 2 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: London

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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.
On the 19th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Space Needle and then shop like a local with Chihuly Garden and Glass.

To find maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Seattle online tour itinerary planner .

London, 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. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from London to Seattle due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from London in July: highs in Seattle hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, then don't miss a visit to Lombard Street, and finally take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

Before you visit San Francisco, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can fly from Seattle to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. While traveling from Seattle, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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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.
On the 21st (Sun), examine the collection at The National WWII Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral, and then make a trip to French Quarter.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our New Orleans trip planner .

Fly from San Francisco to New Orleans in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from San Francisco to New Orleans due to the time zone difference. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for a bit warmer days and warmer nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 31°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
French Quarter ©
French Quarter

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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.
On the 22nd (Mon), get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, and finally pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Washington DC sightseeing tool .

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Washington DC takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from New Orleans to Washington DC, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from New Orleans, expect somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Washington DC, ranging from highs of 37°C to lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to take a train to Baltimore.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Vietnam Veterans Memorial ©
Vietnam Veterans Memorial

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night
Baltimore

Baltimore ©
A major center for tourism and travel, Baltimore is famous as the city where amateur poet Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics for the United States' national anthem.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): admire all the interesting features of Oriole Park at Camden Yards.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Baltimore itinerary maker .

Getting from Washington DC to Baltimore by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Baltimore can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time for the train ride to New York City.
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Oriole Park at Camden Yards ©
Oriole Park at Camden Yards

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): steep yourself in history at 9/11 Memorial and then make a trip to Central Park. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, then take in the pleasant sights at Times Square, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read New York City online holiday planner .

Take a train from Baltimore to New York City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

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

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