22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Newcastle upon Tyne
Fly + bus:  10​h 15​min
1
New York City
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Boston
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Charlotte
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Miami
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
6
New Orleans
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
7
Houston
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
8
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
9
Los Angeles
— 1 night
10
Phoenix
— 1 night
11
Manitou Springs
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
12
Tampa
— 1 night
13
Jacksonville
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h
End: Newcastle upon Tyne

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City route planner.

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK to New York City is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Newcastle upon Tyne to New York City is minus 5 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Newcastle upon Tyne in July: high temperatures in New York City hover around 35°C and lows are around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Boston.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 20 — 21:
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral

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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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Nahant Beach, and then take an in-depth tour of USS Constitution Museum. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through North End and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Boston sightseeing app .

Getting from New York City to Boston by combination of flight and bus takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from New York City in July, Boston is little chillier at night with lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Boston

Outdoors Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, Nahant Beach
Find places to stay Jul 21 — 23:
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Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Dolphin & Whale Watching
North End ©
North End

2
nights
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 24th (Wed): learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, examine the collection at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Arlington National Cemetery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and then get to know the fascinating history of Tomb of the Unknowns.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Washington DC trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Boston to Washington DC takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Boston in July; daily highs in Washington DC reach 37°C and lows reach 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Charlotte.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Arlington
Find places to stay Jul 23 — 25:
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Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

1
night
Charlotte

Charlotte ©
A rapidly growing city in central North Carolina, Charlotte is the state's largest urban center and a major regional hub for finance, industry, technology, and entertainment.
On the 26th (Fri), see the interesting displays at NASCAR Hall of Fame, then browse the collection at Billy Graham Libary, and then get in on the family fun at Carowinds.

Discover how to plan a Charlotte trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Charlotte takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Charlotte are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Charlotte

Theme Parks Museums
Find places to stay Jul 25 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Carowinds ©
Carowinds
NASCAR Hall of Fame ©
NASCAR Hall of Fame
Billy Graham Library ©
Billy Graham Library

2
nights
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 27th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens and then enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Lauderdale Beach. On the 28th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the streets of Art Deco Historic District, then stroll through South Beach, and then stroll through Hollywood Beach.

To find other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Miami attractions planning website .

Getting from Charlotte to Miami by combination of flight and tram takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, flight, and train; or drive. Traveling from Charlotte in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Miami, with lows of 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Hollywood Beach, Fort Lauderdale Beach
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Fort Lauderdale Beach ©
Fort Lauderdale Beach
Hollywood Beach ©
Hollywood Beach
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District

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 29th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral, then get a taste of the local shopping with Royal Street, then examine the collection at Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Garden District.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the New Orleans trip planner .

You can do a combination of tram and flight from Miami to New Orleans in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Miami to New Orleans is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Miami in July, expect nights in New Orleans to be about the same, around 31°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Houston.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Find places to stay Jul 28 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
Royal Street ©
Royal Street
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

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night
Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
On the 30th (Tue), admire all the interesting features of Minute Maid Park and then see the interesting displays at Space Center Houston.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Houston trip planner.

You can fly from New Orleans to Houston in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. While traveling from New Orleans, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Houston, ranging from highs of 41°C to lows of 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Houston

Museums
Find places to stay Jul 29 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
Minute Maid Park ©
Minute Maid Park

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nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 31st (Wed), explore the striking landscape of Muir Woods National Monument, steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island. Keep things going the next day: explore the engaging exhibits at Exploratorium and then indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip planner.

You can fly from Houston to San Francisco in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and subway; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Houston to San Francisco. Traveling from Houston in July, expect San Francisco to be cooler, temps between 26°C and 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 1:
Highlights from your plan
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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night
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 2nd (Fri): see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, kick back and relax at Will Rogers State Beach, and then take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles journey maker app .

You can do a combination of flight and train from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, flight, and train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in August, with highs in Los Angeles at 34°C and lows at 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
Find places to stay Aug 1 — 2:
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Will Rogers State Beach ©
Will Rogers State Beach

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Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum and then browse the exhibits of Desert Botanical Garden.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Phoenix driving holiday tool .

Do a combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to Phoenix in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from Los Angeles in August: highs in Phoenix hover around 47°C, while lows dip to 33°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel to Manitou Springs.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums Parks Wildlife
Find places to stay Aug 2 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden

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night
Manitou Springs

Manitou Springs ©
Manitou Springs' main street was once a trail that led directly to the base of Pike's Peak.
On the 4th (Sun), explore the striking landscape at Garden of the Gods, then stroll through Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, and then get your game on at Battlefield Colorado.

For where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Manitou Springs sightseeing planner.

Getting from Phoenix to Manitou Springs by combination of flight and taxi takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Phoenix in August; daily highs in Manitou Springs reach 31°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Tampa.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Colorado Springs
Find places to stay Aug 3 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Battlefield Colorado ©
Battlefield Colorado
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods

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night
Tampa

Tampa ©
Tampa ranks among the country's most livable cities, attracting newcomers with its growing economy and status as a major port on the Gulf of Mexico.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): stroll through Saint Pete Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Treasure Island Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: admire nature's wide array of creatures at The Florida Aquarium, then immerse yourself in nature at Honeymoon Island State Park, and then see the interesting displays at The Dali Museum.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Tampa online journey planner .

Getting from Manitou Springs to Tampa by combination of taxi and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 2 hours. When traveling from Manitou Springs in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Tampa: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can drive to Jacksonville.

Things to do in Tampa

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Treasure Island Beach, The Dali Museum, Honeymoon Island State Park, Saint Pete Beach
Find places to stay Aug 5 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
The Florida Aquarium ©
The Florida Aquarium
Treasure Island Beach ©
Treasure Island Beach
Saint Pete Beach ©
Saint Pete Beach

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nights
Jacksonville

Jacksonville ©
The sprawling city of Jacksonville is not only Florida's most populous city, but also the largest city by land area in the continental United States.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like St. Augustine Beach and St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum. Fort Clinch State Park and St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to St. Augustine (St. Augustine Distillery & Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine). There's more to do: identify plant and animal life at Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Jacksonville road trip app .

Traveling by car from Tampa to Jacksonville takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Jacksonville

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

St. Augustine, Fort Clinch State Park
Find places to stay Aug 6 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary ©
St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach
Fort Clinch State Park ©
Fort Clinch State Park

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