30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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30 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
Boston
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Chicago
— 4 nights
Fly + Taxi:  4​h 15​min
3
Lake Lure
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  5​h 45​min
4
New Orleans
— 4 nights
Fly + Taxi:  7​h 15​min
5
Canon City
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Buena Vista
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Aspen
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  7​h 45​min
8
Wawona
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
9
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Manchester

4
nights
Boston

Boston ©
Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Get a sense of the local culture at Heritage Museums & Gardens and Edward Gorey House. Museum of Fine Arts and Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House will appeal to museum buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Boston: Marginal Way Walkway (in Ogunquit), Sandwich Glass Museum (in Sandwich) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Gloucester). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Shining Sea Bikeway, pause for some photo ops at New England Holocaust Memorial, take an in-depth tour of The Paul Revere House, and contemplate the long history of Granary Burying Ground.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Boston trip itinerary maker .

Manchester, UK to Boston is an approximately 10-hour flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Manchester to Boston due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Manchester in July, with highs in Boston at 33°C and lows at 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Falmouth, Sandwich, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House, Marginal Way Walkway
Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts

4
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Millennium Park and Basilica of the Sacred Heart. Museum-lovers will appreciate The Art Institute of Chicago and Ernest Hemingway Birthplace. Change things up with these side-trips from Chicago: Grotto of Our Lady Lourdes (in South Bend) and Cantigny Park (in Wheaton). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at The Field Museum, contemplate the long history of Pleasant Home, get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, and meet the residents at Shedd Aquarium.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Chicago online road trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Boston to Chicago takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Boston to Chicago, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, daytime highs in Chicago are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Lake Lure.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Oak Park, South Bend, Cantigny Park
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Field Museum ©
Field Museum
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

1
night
Lake Lure

Lake Lure is a town in Rutherford County, North Carolina, United States. On the 4th (Tue), whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, examine the collection at House of Flags Museum, and then learn about winemaking at Saint Paul Mountain Vineyards.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Lake Lure trip maker site .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Chicago to Lake Lure in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. In August, daily temperatures in Lake Lure can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Lake Lure

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Saint Paul Mountain Vineyards, House of Flags Museum
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
House of Flags Museum ©
House of Flags Museum
Saint Paul Mountain Vineyards ©
Saint Paul Mountain Vineyards

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.
Get some cultural insight at The National WWII Museum and St. Louis Cathedral. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like French Quarter and Nottoway Plantation. Go for a jaunt from New Orleans to Wallace to see Whitney Plantation about 52 minutes away. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Garden District, see the interesting displays at Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World, enjoy some diversion at Escape My Room New Orleans, and stroll the grounds of St. Louis Cemetery No. 3.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the New Orleans trip planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Lake Lure to New Orleans in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Lake Lure in August, New Orleans is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Canon City.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Nottoway Plantation, Whitney 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

1
night
Canon City

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): admire all the interesting features of Skyline Drive and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Canon City online holiday planner .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from New Orleans to Canon City in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and taxi; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. When traveling from New Orleans in August, plan for a bit warmer days and cooler nights in Canon City: temperatures range from 37°C by day to 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Buena Vista.

Things to do in Canon City

Outdoors Tours Adventure
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive

1
night
Buena Vista

The Town of Buena Vista is a Statutory Town in Chaffee County, Colorado, United States. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): get outside with Four Mile Recreation Area and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Buena Vista route builder app .

Traveling by car from Canon City to Buena Vista takes 2 hours. Traveling from Canon City in August, expect Buena Vista to be slightly colder, temps between 29°C and 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can drive to Aspen.

Things to do in Buena Vista

Outdoors Tours Adventure
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Four Mile Recreation Area ©
Four Mile Recreation Area

3
nights
Aspen

Aspen ©
Known as a ski resort town, Aspen's history goes back to its roots as a silver-mining village tucked away in an isolated valley of the Rocky Mountains.
Get in touch with nature at Maroon Bells and Rio Grande Trail. There's still lots to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, trek along Maroon Lake Scenic Trail, and take a memorable drive along Independence Pass.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Aspen trip planner .

Traveling by car from Buena Vista to Aspen takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Aspen can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Wawona.

Things to do in Aspen

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Maroon Bells ©
Maroon Bells
Maroon Lake Scenic Trail ©
Maroon Lake Scenic Trail
Independence Pass ©
Independence Pass

6
nights
Wawona

Wawona ©
Wawona is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Pioneer Yosemite History Center and Yosemite Museum Gallery. Escape the urban bustle at Glacier Point and Half Dome. There's lots more to do: stroll through Tuolumne Meadows, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, trek along Nevada Falls Loop, and take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Wawona online trip itinerary planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Aspen to Wawona. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Aspen to Wawona. In August, Wawona is a bit warmer than Aspen - with highs of 42°C and lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Wawona

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
Highlights from your plan
Taft Point ©
Taft Point
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Pioneer Yosemite History Center ©
Pioneer Yosemite History Center

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Alcatraz Island and Fort Point will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will get to explore Exploratorium and Musee Mecanique. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge, see the interesting displays at de Young Museum, wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Twin Peaks.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip maker site .

Traveling by car from Wawona to San Francisco takes 4 hours. When traveling from Wawona in August, plan for cooler days in San Francisco, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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