21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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21 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Atlanta
— 1 night
3
Memphis
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Clearwater
— 1 night
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  6​h 30​min
5
New Orleans
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
6
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  7​h 45​min
7
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
8
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
9
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Manchester

4
nights
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire all the interesting features of Central Park, admire the striking features of Empire State Building, get great views at Top of the Rock, and take in the pleasant sights at The High Line.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the New York City road trip planning tool .

Manchester, UK to New York City is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -5 hour difference. Traveling from Manchester in October, expect New York City to be somewhat warmer, temps between 24°C and 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

1
night
Atlanta

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): observe the fascinating underwater world at Georgia Aquarium and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Atlanta trip simple and quick.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Atlanta takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. When traveling from New York City in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Atlanta, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Tours
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Food Tours
Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): make a trip to Graceland, then stop by Lansky, and then appreciate the history behind National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Memphis trip itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Atlanta to Memphis by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In October, daytime highs in Memphis are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Clearwater.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Graceland ©
Graceland

1
night
Clearwater

Clearwater ©
Holding the record for most consecutive days of sunshine in a single year, Clearwater offers long sandy beaches and proximity to other major cities in the Tampa Bay area.
On the 13th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Clearwater Beach, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then learn about winemaking at Aspirations Winery.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Clearwater trip itinerary builder site .

Getting from Memphis to Clearwater by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. In October, Clearwater is a bit warmer than Memphis - with highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Clearwater

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Clearwater Beach ©
Clearwater Beach
Aspirations Winery ©
Aspirations Winery
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

1
night
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 14th (Mon): admire the striking features of St. Louis Cathedral, stop by Faulkner House Books, then see the interesting displays at The National WWII Museum, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our New Orleans trip builder site .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Clearwater to New Orleans takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Clearwater in October: high temperatures in New Orleans hover around 22°C and lows are around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Garden District ©
Garden District
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

2
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally enjoy some diversion at Paris Las Vegas. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller, and then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip website .

Fly from New Orleans to Las Vegas in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in October: highs in Las Vegas hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Historic Sites Shopping
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

2
nights
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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, make a trip to Yosemite Village, cruise along Tioga Pass, and snap pictures at Pohono Bridge.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park online tour planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Las Vegas to Yosemite National Park takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Las Vegas in October: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 22°C, while lows dip to -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, stroll around Golden Gate Park, and then browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read San Francisco journey planner.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in October, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

4
nights
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.
Take a break from Yellowstone National Park with a short trip to Grand Teton in Grand Teton National Park, about 1h 25 min away. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, trek along Brink of the Lower Falls Trail, make a trip to The 45th Parallel, and take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin.

To find out how to plan a trip to Yellowstone National Park, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of flight and car from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and car; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park is 1 hour. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from San Francisco in October: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 9°C and lows are around -4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Lower Geyser Basin ©
Lower Geyser Basin

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