30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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30 days in United States Itinerary

Manchester
Fly:  11​h 45​min
Chicago
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
Cody
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Grand Teton National Park
— 2 nights
bus + Fly + taxi:  6​h 15​min
Zion National Park
— 1 night
+3
taxi + Fly + tram + bus:  8​h 30​min
Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
+4
bus + tram + Fly + bus + taxi:  11​h 45​min
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
San Diego
— 1 night
Fly + shuttle:  8​h 15​min
South Padre Island
— 1 night
shuttle + Fly:  6​h 30​min
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
Nashville
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Oneonta
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 15​min
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h
Manchester

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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lincoln Park Zoo.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Chicago trip planner .

Manchester, UK to Chicago is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Manchester to Chicago due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Manchester in June: high temperatures in Chicago hover around 32°C and lows are around 20°C. On the 1st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Cody.

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Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Lincoln Park Zoo ©
Lincoln Park Zoo

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Cody

Cody ©
A genuine cowboy city, Cody is famous for its nightly rodeos and its proximity to the protected wilderness areas of the world's first national park, now designated as one of the country's World Heritage Sites.
On the 2nd (Mon), steep yourself in history at Old Trail Town, see the interesting displays at Museum of the Plains Indian, then get a new perspective on nature at Draper Natural History Museum, then see the interesting displays at Buffalo Bill Center of the West, and finally see the interesting displays at Cody Firearms Research. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Cody Dug Up Gun Museum, then delve into the lush surroundings at Shoshone National Forest, and then take an in-depth tour of Heart Mountain Interpretive Center.

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You can fly from Chicago to Cody in 5 hours. Another option is to drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Cody due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Chicago in July since evenings lows in Cody dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

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Heart Mountain Interpretive Center
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Buffalo Bill Center of the West ©
Buffalo Bill Center of the West
Heart Mountain Interpretive Center ©
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Draper Natural History Museum

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Step off the beaten path and head to Lamar Valley and Grand Prismatic Spring. Get outdoors at Old Faithful and Artist Point. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, admire the sheer force of Wraith Falls, and contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake.

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You can drive from Cody to Yellowstone National Park in 2.5 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Cody in July; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 26°C and lows reach 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Teton National Park.

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Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
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Lamar Valley

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Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©
The peaks of Grand Teton National Park aren't the highest in the world, but they sit atop what might be nature's archetypes for mountains.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Grand Teton.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Teton National Park attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Zion National Park.

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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

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Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): stroll through Angel's Landing.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Zion National Park vacation website .

Getting from Grand Teton National Park to Zion National Park by combination of bus, flight, and taxi takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or drive. In July in Zion National Park, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 18°C at night. You'll set off for Cannon Beach on the 9th (Mon).

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Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

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Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of The Lewis And Clark National And State Historical Parks, then enjoy the sand and surf at Cannon Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Haystack Rock.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Cannon Beach road trip site .

Traveling by combination of taxi, flight, and bus from Zion National Park to Cannon Beach takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Zion National Park in July, expect nights in Cannon Beach to be little chillier, around 15°C, while days are colder, around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

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The Lewis And Clark National And State Historical Parks
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Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach

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days
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
On the 12th (Thu), take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls, and then explore the striking landscape at El Capitan. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, get great views at Tunnel View, then don't miss a visit to Valley View, and finally don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village.

To see ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park road trip site .

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi from Cannon Beach to Yosemite National Park in 12 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or drive. Traveling from Cannon Beach in July, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are a bit warmer (32°C), and nights are a bit cooler (8°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to drive to Los Angeles.

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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls
Tunnel View ©
Tunnel View

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Getty Center The Publications.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Los Angeles, with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can drive to San Diego.

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Getty Center The Publications ©
Getty Center The Publications
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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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.
On the 16th (Mon), explore the galleries of Maritime Museum of San Diego and then immerse yourself in nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our San Diego tour planner.

Getting from Los Angeles to San Diego by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, you will find days in San Diego are a bit cooler (28°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to travel to South Padre Island.

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Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Maritime Museum of San Diego
Maritime Museum of San Diego

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South Padre Island

South Padre Island ©
A vibrant resort town, South Padre Island sits on a barrier island of the same name, located just off the Texas Gulf Coast.
To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the South Padre Island trip itinerary builder tool .

Getting from San Diego to South Padre Island by combination of flight and shuttle takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 2 hours. In July, South Padre Island is somewhat warmer than San Diego - with highs of 37°C and lows of 30°C. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to New Orleans.

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Sea Turtle, Inc. ©
Sea Turtle, Inc.

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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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): get a taste of the local shopping with Royal Street, get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Garden District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Mardi Gras World and then examine the collection at The National WWII Museum.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our New Orleans trip site .

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from South Padre Island to New Orleans in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. When traveling from South Padre Island in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 31°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Nashville.

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Garden District ©
Garden District
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum

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Nashville

Nashville
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
On the 21st (Sat), take an in-depth tour of The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, contemplate the long history of Andrew Jackson's Hermitage, then examine the collection at RCA Studio B, then take an in-depth tour of Lotz House Museum, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Downtown Franklin. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Paul's Episcopal Church and then explore the galleries of Carnton.

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You can fly from New Orleans to Nashville in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from New Orleans in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Nashville, with highs around 38°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 24°C. On the 22nd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Washington DC.

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Franklin
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Lotz House Museum
Lotz House Museum
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage ©
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe ©
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe

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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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, then take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, then get to know the fascinating history of Tomb of the Unknowns, and finally stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery. On the next day, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, take an in-depth tour of Newseum, then learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and finally appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

To find maps and tourist information, go to the Washington DC tour itinerary planner .

You can fly from Nashville to Washington DC in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Oneonta.

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Arlington
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
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Arlington National Cemetery

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Oneonta

Oneonta
Oneonta is a city in southern Otsego County, New York. For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Oneonta route maker site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Washington DC to Oneonta. Traveling from Washington DC in July, things will get little chillier in Oneonta: highs are around 30°C and lows about 18°C. On the 25th (Wed), you're off toNew York City.

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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.
Visit 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History. Next up on the itinerary: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, snap pictures at Brooklyn Bridge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Paul's Chapel, and admire the masterpieces at Frick Collection.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read New York City day trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Oneonta to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Oneonta in July, with highs in New York City at 35°C and lows at 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

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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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