30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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30 days in United States Itinerary

Birmingham
Fly:  13​h
Portsmouth
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h 30​min
Charleston
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
Nashville
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Memphis
— 1 night
Fly + tram:  4​h 45​min
Miami
— 2 nights
tram + Fly:  4​h
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
Mammoth Lakes
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  7​h 15​min
Boulder
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h 30​min
Madison
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​min
Birmingham

3
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Portsmouth

Portsmouth ©
Portsmouth is a city in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, in the United States. Discover out-of-the-way places like Portland Head Light and Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Portsmouth: Parson's Beach (in Kennebunk) and Fortunes Rocks Beach (in Biddeford). There's more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Vaughan Woods State Park and explore the galleries of Strawbery Banke Museum.

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Birmingham, UK to Portsmouth is an approximately 13-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Birmingham to Portsmouth. In August, Portsmouth is somewhat warmer than Birmingham - with highs of 31°C and lows of 19°C. On the 20th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Charleston.

Things to do in Portsmouth

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Portland Head Light, Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse, Parson's Beach, Vaughan Woods State Park, Fortunes Rocks Beach
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Strawbery Banke Museum ©
Strawbery Banke Museum
Portland Head Light ©
Portland Head Light
Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse ©
Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse

4
days
Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Riley Waterfront Park and Dolphin & Whale Watching. And it doesn't end there: take in the views from Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge, steep yourself in history at Boone Hall Plantation, admire the natural beauty at Magnolia Plantation & Gardens, and explore the striking landscape at Angel Oak Tree.

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Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Portsmouth to Charleston takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. Traveling from Portsmouth in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Charleston: highs are around 36°C and lows about 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Charleston

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Museums

Side Trips

Mount Pleasant, Angel Oak Tree
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Magnolia Plantation & Gardens ©
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens
Riley Waterfront Park ©
Riley Waterfront Park
Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge ©
Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge

3
days
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Andrew Jackson's Hermitage and Gaylord Opryland Resort Gardens. And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, browse the exhibits of Lotz House Museum, steep yourself in history at Belle Meade Plantation, and see the interesting displays at RCA Studio B.

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You can fly from Charleston to Nashville in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Charleston to Nashville due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Charleston in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Nashville, with lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Parks

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
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Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage ©
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage
Gaylord Opryland Resort Gardens ©
Gaylord Opryland Resort Gardens

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Memphis

Memphis ©
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
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Traveling by car from Nashville to Memphis takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Memphis are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Miami.

Things to do in Memphis

#Zoos & Aquariums, #Parks, #Outdoors
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Memphis Zoo ©
Memphis Zoo

2
days
Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, then take in the waterfront at Miami Beach Boardwalk, and then get to know the fascinating history of Art Deco Historic District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Lauderdale Beach.

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Traveling by combination of flight and tram from Memphis to Miami takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Memphis to Miami due to the time zone difference. In August, daytime highs in Miami are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Miami

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Fort Lauderdale Beach
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Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ©
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
Fort Lauderdale Beach ©
Fort Lauderdale Beach
Miami Beach Boardwalk ©
Miami Beach Boardwalk

3
days
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Royal Street and Oak Alley Plantation. When in New Orleans, make a side trip to see Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site in Vacherie, approximately 56 minutes away. There's much more to do: learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, explore the different monuments and memorials at Lafayette Cemetery No.1, tour the pleasant surroundings at New Orleans City Park, and wander the streets of French Quarter.

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Traveling by combination of tram and flight from Miami to New Orleans takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Miami to New Orleans is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Miami in August, expect nights in New Orleans to be about the same, around 32°C, while days are slightly colder, around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in New Orleans

#Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods, #Museums

Side Trip

Vacherie
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Royal Street ©
Royal Street
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
Oak Alley Plantation ©
Oak Alley Plantation

4
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Step out of San Francisco with an excursion to Muir Woods National Monument in Mill Valley--about 42 minutes away. The adventure continues: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, appreciate the extensive heritage of Filbert Steps, and contemplate the long history of City Lights Booksellers.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read San Francisco sightseeing planner .

Fly from New Orleans to San Francisco in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. While traveling from New Orleans, expect a bit cooler days and much colder nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Mammoth Lakes.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

2
days
Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes ©
Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): take some stellar pictures from Tunnel View, then take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, and then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape at Half Dome.

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Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Mammoth Lakes takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Mammoth Lakes when traveling from San Francisco in September, with lows around 10°C. You will leave for Boulder on the 9th (Sun).

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

#Nature, #Parks

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Half Dome ©
Half Dome
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls

2
days
Boulder

Located in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Boulder is a busy college town known for its progressive values and natural resource conservation.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): cruise along Peak to Peak Scenic Byway and then trot along with a tour on horseback. On your second day here, explore the activities along Bear Lake and then take a memorable drive along Trail Ridge Road.

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Getting from Mammoth Lakes to Boulder by combination of flight and bus takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. September in Boulder sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Madison.

Things to do in Boulder

#Outdoors, #Scenic Drive, #Tours

Side Trips

Estes Park, Rocky Mountain National Park
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Horseback Riding Tours
Bear Lake ©
Bear Lake
Pearl Street Mall ©
Pearl Street Mall

2
days
Madison

Madison ©
Madison might be the capital of Wisconsin, but students rather than politicians give the city its identity.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): get a sense of history and politics at Wisconsin State Capitol, look for all kinds of wild species at International Crane Foundation, and then immerse yourself in nature at Devil's Lake State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Fri): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Henry Vilas Zoo, then admire the natural beauty at Olbrich Botanical Gardens, and then make a trip to Capitol Square.

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Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Boulder to Madison takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In September in Madison, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Madison

#Parks, #Nature, #Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Baraboo
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Devil's Lake State Park ©
Devil's Lake State Park
Olbrich Botanical Gardens ©
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Henry Vilas Zoo ©
Henry Vilas Zoo

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