45 days in United States Itinerary

45 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: London
Fly:  15 h 45 min
1
Jackson Hole
— 7 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
2
Nashville
— 6 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
3
Columbus
— 6 nights
Fly:  3 h
4
Washington DC
— 8 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Lancaster
— 7 nights
Drive:  3 h
6
New York City
— 9 nights
Fly:  11 h 15 min
End: London

7
nights
Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole ©
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
Explore hidden gems such as Grand Teton and Town Square. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jackson Hole: Chapel of the Sacred Heart (in Moose), Grand Teton National Park (42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, Cascade Canyon Trail, &more) and Yellowstone National Park (Yellowstone National Park, Blue Star Spring, &more). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at National Museum of Wildlife Art, view the masterpieces at Thal Glass Studio, explore the activities along Jenny Lake, and stop by Lee's Tees.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Jackson Hole trip planner.

London, UK to Jackson Hole is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 7 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Jackson Hole when traveling from London in September, with lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Yellowstone National Park, Grand Teton National Park
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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin

6
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Mammoth Cave and Downtown Nashville. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nashville: Diamond Caverns (in Park City), Lost River Cave (in Bowling Green) and Onyx Cave (in Cave City). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Belle Meade Plantation, see the interesting displays at Andrew Jackson's Hermitage, test your team's savvy at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill), and admire the landmark architecture of The Parthenon.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Nashville online holiday planner.

You can fly from Jackson Hole to Nashville in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Jackson Hole to Nashville. When traveling from Jackson Hole in September, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Nashville: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Columbus.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Franklin, Mammoth Cave, Diamond Caverns, Lost River Cave, Onyx Cave
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Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave
Downtown Nashville ©
Downtown Nashville

6
nights
Columbus

More than just one of the nation's top business centers, Columbus is a mixture of many different parts of America, situated at the spot where the so-called "Bible Belt" meets the varied cultures of the Great Plains and Appalachia.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Zipline and National Museum of the US Air Force. Explore Columbus' surroundings by going to Columbus Zoo and Aquarium (in Powell), Cincinnati (Cincinnati Museum Center & Fountain Square) and The Wilds (in Cumberland). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of German Village, admire the natural beauty at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, appreciate the history behind World's Largest Gavel, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Joseph Cathedral.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Columbus online trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Nashville to Columbus takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Nashville in September, you will find days in Columbus are a bit cooler (30°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Columbus

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Dayton, Cincinnati, Hocking Hills State Park, Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, Blue Rock State Park
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Zipline
National Museum of the US Air Force ©
National Museum of the US Air Force
The Wilds ©
The Wilds

8
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Arlington National Cemetery and National Museum of the Marine Corps. Explore Washington DC's surroundings by going to Baltimore (American Visionary Art Museum, Historic Ships in Baltimore, &more), Luray (Luray Valley Museum & Shenandoah Heritage Village, Luray Caverns, &more) and George Washington's Mount Vernon (in Mount Vernon). There's lots more to do: appreciate the history behind Korean War Veterans Memorial, appreciate the extensive heritage of National Mall, get advice or help at Library of Congress, and get engrossed in the history at National Museum of African American History and Culture.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC itinerary site.

You can fly from Columbus to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Washington DC when traveling from Columbus in September, with lows around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Lancaster.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Baltimore, Luray, Arlington, Leesylvania State Park, National Museum of the Marine Corps
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National Museum of the Marine Corps ©
National Museum of the Marine Corps
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
Luray Caverns ©
Luray Caverns

7
nights
Lancaster

Lancaster ©
The heart of Pennsylvania's famous "Dutch Country," Lancaster is one of the nation's oldest inland cities, founded in 1730.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Gettysburg National Military Park and Gettysburg Museum of History. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lancaster: Gettysburg (Eisenhower National Historic Site, Devils Den, &more), Hershey (AACA Museum, Inc., The Hershey Story, &more) and Harrisburg (National Civil War Museum & Pride of the Susquehanna). There's lots more to do: get in on the family fun at Dutch Wonderland, admire the natural beauty at Longwood Gardens, stop by Kitchen Kettle Village, and get engrossed in the history at Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Lancaster visit app.

Drive from Washington DC to Lancaster in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Traveling from Washington DC in September, expect little chillier with lows of 16°C in Lancaster. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to drive to New York City.

Things to do in Lancaster

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gettysburg, Hershey, Harrisburg, Kitchen Kettle Village, Brandywine polo
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Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
Gettysburg Museum of History ©
Gettysburg Museum of History

9
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Speed Boats Tours and Food Tours. Venture out of the city with trips to Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park (in Poughkeepsie), Wilklow Orchards (in Highland) and Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum (in Hyde Park). There's lots more to do: go for a walk through Central Park, appreciate the extensive heritage of Brooklyn Heights Promenade, enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock, and see the interesting displays at Ground Zero Museum Workshop.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the New York City tour builder app.

Drive from Lancaster to New York City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Lancaster in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in New York City, with lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Philadelphia, Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park, Brooklyn Heights Promenade, Wilklow Orchards, Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Speed Boats Tours
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

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