35 days in United States Itinerary

35 days in United States Itinerary

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35 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
New York City
— 7 nights
Fly:  6​h
2
Miami Beach
— 6 nights
3
Key West
— 1 night
4
Orlando
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
Nashville
— 4 nights
6
Memphis
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
7
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
8
Dallas
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
9
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
10
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: London

7
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.
For shopping fun, head to Fifth Avenue or The Amazing Olive. Your inner history buff will appreciate 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around New York City: Cupsogue Beach County Park (in Westhampton Beach), Bushkill Falls (in Bushkill) and Country Kettle (in East Stroudsburg). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, go for a walk through Central Park, hunt for treasures at Chelsea Market, and look for gifts at Economy Candy.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City online tour planner .

London, UK to New York City is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 5 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from London in July: high temperatures in New York City hover around 35°C and lows are around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Miami Beach.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Bushkill Falls, Cupsogue Beach County Park, Amazing Olive, Country Kettle, Belmar Beach
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Frick Collection ©
Frick Collection

6
nights
Miami Beach

Miami Beach ©
Separated by water from the neighboring city of Miami, Miami Beach sits on a barrier island between Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Ocean Drive and Lincoln Road. Let the collections at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens and Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens capture your imagination. Venture out of the city with trips to Fort Lauderdale (Las Olas Beach & Fort Lauderdale Beach). Spend the 31st (Wed) airborne with a parasailing or paragliding tour. And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Art Deco Historic District, buy something for everyone on your list at Bayside Marketplace, stroll through Haulover Beach Park, and wander the streets of Espanola Way.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Miami Beach attractions planner .

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and tram from New York City to Miami Beach in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Miami Beach are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Haulover Beach Park, Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens
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Fort Lauderdale Beach ©
Fort Lauderdale Beach
Las Olas Beach ©
Las Olas Beach
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District

1
night
Key West

Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then enjoy the sea views from Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Key West online trip itinerary maker .

You can do a combination of bus, tram, and flight from Miami Beach to Key West in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Key West can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
nights
Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): get some fabulous bargains at Orlando Premium Outlets - Vineland Avenue, look for gifts at The LEGO Store Downtown Disney, then make an unforgettable trip to World of Disney, and finally make an unforgettable trip to Happily Ever After Fireworks. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Madame Tussauds and then wander the streets of International Drive.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Orlando online vacation planner .

You can fly from Key West to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. August in Orlando sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Orlando

Shopping Neighborhoods Theme Parks
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Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks
Madame Tussauds Orlando ©
Madame Tussauds Orlando
International Drive ©
International Drive

4
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Get some cultural insight at Andrew Jackson's Hermitage and Downtown Nashville. Appreciate the collections at Lotz House Museum and The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nashville: Stones River National Battlefield (in Murfreesboro), McGavock Confederate Cemetery (in Franklin) and Loretta Lynn's Ranch (in Hurricane Mills). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at RCA Studio B, stop by Cooter’s Museum and Store Nashville, explore the world behind art at Frist Center for Visual Arts, and steep yourself in history at Belmont Mansion.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Nashville trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Nashville takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Orlando to Nashville due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Orlando in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Nashville, with lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Franklin, Stones River National Battlefield, Loretta Lynn's Ranch
Find places to stay Aug 5 — 9:
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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

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): explore the galleries of National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, then look for gifts at A. Schwab, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Memphis Zoo.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Memphis online road trip planner .

Getting from Nashville to Memphis by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August in Memphis, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Memphis

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Historic Sites
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A. Schwab ©
A. Schwab
Memphis Zoo ©
Memphis Zoo

3
nights
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Royal Street and Faulkner House Books. Shop till you drop at Frenchmen Street and Southern Candymakers. Get out of town with these interesting New Orleans side-trips: Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site (in Vacherie) and Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Slidell). And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Garden District, wander the streets of French Quarter, learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, and look for gifts at Boutique du Vampyre.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our New Orleans trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Memphis to New Orleans takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Memphis in August, plan for a bit cooler days and somewhat warmer nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 32°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Dallas.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trips

Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site, Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Garden District ©
Garden District
Royal Street ©
Royal Street

1
night
Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum/Texas School Book Depository, see the interesting displays at Perot Museum of Nature and Science, and then get a taste of the local shopping with NorthPark Center.

To see photos and tourist information, go to the Dallas trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Dallas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New Orleans in August, expect nights in Dallas to be about the same, around 30°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 41°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping
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The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza ©
Perot Museum of Nature and Science ©
NorthPark Center ©
NorthPark Center

5
nights
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.
Visit Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame for their historical value. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Carpinteria State Beach and Ventura Harbor Village. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Santa Monica (Bergamot Station & Montana Avenue), Manhattan Beach (in Manhattan Beach) and Seaside Gardens (in Carpinteria). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at The Getty Center, wander the streets of Abbot Kinney Boulevard, kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and stop by The Original Farmers Market.

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You can do a combination of flight and train from Dallas to Los Angeles in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Dallas to Los Angeles is minus 2 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Dallas in August; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 34°C and lows reach 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Carpinteria, Manhattan Beach, Ventura Harbor Village, El Matador State Beach
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The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
Carpinteria State Beach ©
Carpinteria State Beach

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Take a break from the city and head to San Gregorio State Beach and China Beach. Relax by the water at Limantour Beach and Fort Funston National Park. There's still lots to do: explore the engaging exhibits at Exploratorium and wander the streets of Union Square.

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Do a combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in August, with highs in San Francisco at 26°C and lows at 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

San Gregorio State Beach, Limantour Beach
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Limantour Beach ©
Limantour Beach
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Union Square ©
Union Square

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