22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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Train to London Heathrow, Fly to San Francisco
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San Francisco
— 6 nights
Drive
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Truckee
— 1 night
Drive
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South Lake Tahoe
— 1 night
Fly
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Cripple Creek
— 2 nights
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Drive to Denver International Airport, Fly to Huntsville International Carl T Jones Field, Drive to Scottsboro
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Scottsboro
— 2 nights
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Drive to Huntsville International Carl T Jones Field, Fly to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Drive to Washington DC
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Washington DC
— 7 nights
Fly to Providence, Bus to Chatham
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Chatham
— 2 nights
Drive to General Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport, Fly to Exeter International Airport

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San Francisco

— 6 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Wine Tours & Tastings and Grace Cathedral. Get outdoors at Lands End and San Francisco Bay. Explore San Francisco's surroundings by going to Castello di Amorosa (in Calistoga), Muir Woods National Monument (in Mill Valley) and St. Helena (Tudal Winery & Rombauer Vineyards). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Walt Disney Family Museum, don't miss a visit to Hayes Valley, explore the different monuments and memorials at San Francisco National Cemetery, and identify plant and animal life at Marin Headlands.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read San Francisco trip planner.

Exeter, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of train and flight. Traveling from Exeter to San Francisco, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. In May, daily temperatures in San Francisco can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to drive to Truckee.

Things to do in San Francisco

Wineries · Parks · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

Truckee

— 1 night
Truckee is an incorporated town in Nevada County, California, United States. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Rainbow Bridge / Donner Summit Bridge, then hike along Tahoe Meadows Trail, then enjoy the sand and surf at Sand Harbor, and finally try to win big at Crystal Bay Club Casino.

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You can drive from San Francisco to Truckee in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in May, plan for little chillier days and much colder nights in Truckee: temperatures range from 19°C by day to 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to drive to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in Truckee

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Fun & Games

Side Trips

South Lake Tahoe

— 1 night
High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): try to win big at Casino at Harrah's Lake Tahoe.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our South Lake Tahoe online day trip planner.

You can drive from Truckee to South Lake Tahoe in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in May, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Cripple Creek.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Fun & Games · Spas · Casinos

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Cripple Creek

— 2 nights
The City of Cripple Creek is the Statutory City that is the county seat of Teller County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): go deep underground at Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine, then try your luck at Casino at the Double Eagle Hotel, and then try to win big at Wildwood Casino.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Cripple Creek road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from South Lake Tahoe to Cripple Creek takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from South Lake Tahoe to Cripple Creek due to the time zone difference. Traveling from South Lake Tahoe in May, things will get a bit warmer in Cripple Creek: highs are around 26°C and lows about 9°C. On the 11th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Scottsboro.

Things to do in Cripple Creek

Fun & Games · Casinos

Scottsboro

— 2 nights
Scottsboro is a city in Jackson County, Alabama, United States. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): get interesting insight from G3 Adventures and then contemplate the long history of Gorham's Bluff. Keep things going the next day: browse the exhibits of Cowan Railroad Museum.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Scottsboro road trip planning website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Cripple Creek to Scottsboro. Traveling from Cripple Creek to Scottsboro, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cripple Creek in May, expect Scottsboro to be somewhat warmer, temps between 30°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Scottsboro

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Washington DC

— 7 nights
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Arlington National Cemetery and National Gallery of Art. National Mall and The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier will appeal to history buffs. Next up on the itinerary: visit Old Town, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at National Portrait Gallery, and pause for some photo ops at Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Washington DC online vacation builder.

Explore your travel options from Scottsboro to Washington DC with the Route module. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Scottsboro to Washington DC. May in Washington DC sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Chatham.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Chatham

— 2 nights
Chatham is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, Barnstable County being coextensive with Cape Cod. Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): view the masterpieces at Maps of Antiquity, then take an in-depth tour of Stony Brook Grist Mill and Museum, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at Le Petite Day Spa.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Chatham online road trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Washington DC to Chatham in 8 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in May; daily highs in Chatham reach 19°C and lows reach 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Chatham

Museums · Spas · Shopping

Side Trip

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.