33 days in United States Itinerary

33 days in United States Itinerary

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33 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Exeter
Train + Fly:  18 h 15 min
1
New York City
— 8 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
3
Chicago
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
4
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
5
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
6
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Fly + Train:  21 h 15 min
End: Exeter

8
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.
Visit Ponquogue Beach and Belmar Beach for some beach relaxation. Step out of the city life by going to Long Beach and Gateway National Recreation. Take a break from New York City with a short trip to Jenkinson's Boardwalk in Point Pleasant Beach, about 1h 15 min away. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, wander the streets of Fifth Avenue, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, and see the interesting displays at New York Public Library.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our New York City trip itinerary planner.

Exeter, UK to New York City is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Exeter to New York City is minus 5 hours. In July, New York City is a bit warmer than Exeter - with highs of 35°C and lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Long Beach, Belmar Beach, Ponquogue Beach, Jenkinson's Boardwalk, Gateway National Recreation
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

4
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.
Appreciate the collections at Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum and National Gallery of Art. Popular historic sites such as Washington National Cathedral and Ford's Theatre are in your itinerary. The adventure continues: learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, appreciate the extensive heritage of Tomb of the Unknowns, explore the activities along Tidal Basin, and ponder the world of politics at The White House.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Washington DC holiday planner.

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. July in Washington DC sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
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The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

4
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The Art Institute of Chicago and Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago. Escape the urban bustle at Silver Beach County Park and Grand Mere State Park. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The Field Museum, wander the streets of The Magnificent Mile, admire all the interesting features of Wrigley Field, and stroll through Millennium Park.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Chicago custom trip planner.

Getting from Washington DC to Chicago by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Washington DC to Chicago, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. August in Chicago sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Parks

Side Trips

Silver Beach County Park, Grand Mere State Park
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The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Field Museum ©
Field Museum

4
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Strip and The Mob Museum. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at The Grand Canal Shoppes and Forum Shops at Caesars Palace. There's lots more to do: listen to music at Bellagio Fountains, try to win big at MGM Grand, don't miss a visit to Paris Las Vegas, and explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Las Vegas takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and shuttle. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Chicago in August; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 45°C and lows reach 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Casinos Shopping
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The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Alcatraz Island and The Exploratorium are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get outdoors at Fort Funston National Park and China Beach. Go for a jaunt from San Francisco to Moss Beach to see Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve about 40 minutes away. There's much more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, take a stroll through Union Square, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, and snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

For maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco tour planner.

Fly from Las Vegas to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Las Vegas in August, expect San Francisco to be colder, temps between 26°C and 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Santa Monica Pier and Venice Canals Walkway. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Getty Center The Publications and Watts Towers. Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Hermosa Beach Pier (in Hermosa Beach), Disneyland Park (in Anaheim) and Manhattan Beach (in Manhattan Beach). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, immerse yourself in nature at Will Rogers State Beach, explore the activities along Santa Monica Bay, and identify plant and animal life at Santa Monica Beach.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles vacation planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Los Angeles by combination of flight and train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in August; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 34°C and lows reach 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Malibu, Disneyland Park, Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach Pier
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Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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