42 days in United States Itinerary

42 days in United States Itinerary

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42 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Glasgow
Fly:  10​h
1
New York City
— 7 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Nashville
— 7 nights
Fly:  6​h
3
Las Vegas
— 8 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Los Angeles
— 9 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
5
San Francisco
— 9 nights
Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Glasgow

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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, and make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the New York City holiday builder site .

Glasgow, UK to New York City is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -5 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Glasgow in July: highs in New York City hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Nashville.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks 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

7
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Nashville

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nashville: Mammoth Cave National Park (Cedar Sink Trail, Mammoth Cave, & more) and Casey Jones Distillery (in Hopkinsville). And it doesn't end there: sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, take a stroll through Downtown Nashville, stroll around Edwin and Percy Warner Parks, and witness the site of a historic battle at Lotz House Museum.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Nashville travel planner.

Getting from New York City to Nashville by combination of bus and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City to Nashville, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Nashville

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Mammoth Cave National Park, Casey Jones Distillery, Lotz House Museum
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave
Fat Man's Misery ©
Fat Man's Misery

8
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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.
Go for a jaunt from Las Vegas to Boulder City to see Hoover Dam about 50 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, wander the streets of The Strip, and admire the majestic nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Nashville to Las Vegas takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Nashville in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around 47°C and lows about 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Parks Tours

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

9
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Camera Obscura (in Santa Monica) and Anaheim (The VOID, Disneyland Park, & more). And it doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, explore the world behind art at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, and examine the collection at The Getty Center.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles day trip planner .

Fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from Las Vegas in July, plan for cooler days and slightly colder nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Theme Parks Parks

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica, Norton Simon Museum
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Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

9
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island, learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, and admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden.

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

You can fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in August; daily highs in San Francisco reach 26°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Neighborhoods Tours
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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