20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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New York City
— 1 night
2
New Orleans
— 2 nights
3
Jackson
— 2 nights
4
Memphis
— 2 nights
5
Nashville
— 2 nights
6
Saint Louis
— 2 nights
7
Kansas City
— 2 nights
8
Wichita
— 1 night
9
Oklahoma City
— 2 nights
10
Amarillo
— 1 night
11
Albuquerque
— 1 night
12
San Francisco
— Few hours

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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.
To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the New York City online attractions planner.

Glasgow, UK to New York City is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -5 hour difference. While traveling from Glasgow, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in New York City, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. You will have some time to spend on the 3rd (Tue) before leaving for New Orleans.

Things to do in New York City

Nightlife Parks Tours
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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Frenchmen Street, New Orleans Museum of Art and The Jazz Playhouse. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): relax to the sounds of jazz at The Jazz Playhouse.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our New Orleans trip itinerary maker app.

You can fly from New York City to New Orleans in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City to New Orleans, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °C in New Orleans. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Thu) before leaving for Jackson.

Things to do in New Orleans

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums
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Frenchmen Street ©
Frenchmen Street
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral
Jackson Square ©
Jackson Square

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Jackson

Jackson ©
Jackson, officially the City of Jackson, is the capital city and largest urban center of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Eudora Welty House and Garden and then stop by Lemuria Books. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: view the masterpieces at Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, thenponder the world of politics at Mississippi State Capitol, and then get to know the resident critters at The Jackson Zoo.

For photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Jackson trip planner.

You can drive from New Orleans to Jackson in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. Traveling from New Orleans in August, you will find days in Jackson are somewhat warmer (°C), and nights are a bit cooler (°C). You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Memphis.

Things to do in Jackson

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Mississippi Civil Rights Museum ©
Mississippi Civil Rights Museum
Lemuria Books ©
Lemuria Books
Mississippi State Capitol ©
Mississippi State Capitol

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Gibson Factory as well as Memphis Music. On the 7th (Sat), examine the collection at Graceland, get behind the scenes at Gibson Factory, and then stop by Memphis Music. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of The Peabody Ducks, thenpause for some photo ops at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, thencontemplate the long history of Sun Studio, and finally make a trip to Beale Street.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Memphis online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Jackson to Memphis takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Memphis can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 9th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

Historic Sites Museums Tours
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Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio
Graceland
Graceland
National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel ©

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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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Gaylord Opryland Resort Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Belle Meade Plantation, take a stroll through Downtown Nashville, get engrossed in the history at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, thenexamine the collection at Madame Tussauds Nashville, and finally sample the fine beverages at Smith Creek Moonshine.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Nashville tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Memphis to Nashville in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Wed) before leaving for Saint Louis.

Things to do in Nashville

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums
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Downtown Nashville ©
Downtown Nashville
Belle Meade Plantation ©
Belle Meade Plantation
Smith Creek Moonshine ©
Smith Creek Moonshine

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Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
You've now added Saint Louis Science Center to your itinerary.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Saint Louis trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Nashville to Saint Louis takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Saint Louis are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 13th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Kansas City.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis ©
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis
Missouri Botanical Garden ©
Missouri Botanical Garden
Saint Louis Science Center ©
Saint Louis Science Center

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Kansas City

Kansas City ©
The largest municipality in Missouri, Kansas City has an impressive array of world-class museums, shopping areas, and great places to eat, all of which attract tourism to the area.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): look and learn at The Arvin Gottlieb Planetarium at Union Station, steep yourself in history at Union Station, thensee the interesting displays at Museum of Illusions, thenlearn about all things military at National WWI Museum and Memorial, and finally explore the world behind art at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. On the 14th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Arabia Steamboat Museum, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Saint Peter, thenlearn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead, and finally examine the collection at Negro Leagues Baseball Museum.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Kansas City trip site.

Getting from Saint Louis to Kansas City by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Kansas City are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to drive to Wichita.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Cathedral of Saint Peter, Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead
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National WWI Museum and Memorial ©
National WWI Museum and Memorial
Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead ©
Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art ©
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

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Wichita

Wichita ©
On the 15th (Sun), get to know the resident critters at Sedgwick County Zoo, thenget curious at Exploration Place, and then don't miss a visit to The Keeper of the Plains. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Museum of World Treasures, thenexamine the collection at Coleman Museum and Factory Outlet, and then stop by Nifty Nut House.

To find out how to plan a trip to Wichita, use our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Kansas City to Wichita in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August in Wichita, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can go by car to Oklahoma City.

Things to do in Wichita

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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Exploration Place ©
Exploration Place
Sedgwick County Zoo ©
Sedgwick County Zoo
The Keeper of the Plains ©
The Keeper of the Plains

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Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City ©
Oklahoma City, known to many as the "Big Friendly," represents the political, cultural, and economic engine of the state of Oklahoma.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Myriad Botanical Gardens, get a new perspective on nature at SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology, thenwander the streets of Bricktown, and finally pause for some photo ops at Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Oklahoma City online sightseeing planner.

Drive from Wichita to Oklahoma City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to drive to Amarillo.

Things to do in Oklahoma City

Museums Neighborhoods Parks
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Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum ©
Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum
SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology ©
SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology
Bricktown ©
Bricktown

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Amarillo

Amarillo ©
Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): make a trip to Cadallic Ranch, thenget engrossed in the history at Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum, and then examine the collection at Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Amarillo visit planning website.

Traveling by car from Oklahoma City to Amarillo takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Amarillo are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Amarillo

Museums

Side Trip

Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum
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Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum ©
Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum
Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum ©
Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum
Cadallic Ranch ©
Cadallic Ranch

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Albuquerque

Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): get a new perspective on nature at Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, look for gifts at The Candy Lady, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Petroglyph National Monument, and finally enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Albuquerque road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Amarillo to Albuquerque takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Outdoors Tours Nature
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Balloon Rides
Indian Pueblo Cultural Center ©
Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
Petroglyph National Monument ©
Petroglyph National Monument

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): go for a walk through Lombard Street, make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, and then appreciate the history behind Coit Tower.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco holiday builder tool.

Getting from Albuquerque to San Francisco by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Albuquerque to San Francisco, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Albuquerque in August: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Coit Tower ©
Coit Tower
Lombard Street ©
Lombard Street

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