41 days in United States Itinerary

41 days in United States Itinerary

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Train to London Heathrow, Fly to San Francisco
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San Francisco
— 5 nights
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Los Angeles
— 5 nights
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Las Vegas
— 5 nights
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Albuquerque
— 1 night
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Santa Fe
— 3 nights
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Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
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Denver
— 2 nights
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Oklahoma City
— 1 night
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San Antonio
— 3 nights
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New Orleans
— 5 nights
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Miami
— 7 nights
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San Francisco

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Lands End and San Francisco Bay. When in San Francisco, make a side trip to see Stanford University in Palo Alto, approximately Palo Alto away. There's much more to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, stroll around Presidio of San Francisco, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read San Francisco trip planner.

Exeter, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. In July, daily temperatures in San Francisco can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 4 — 9:

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Los Angeles

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Step off the beaten path and head to The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens and Santa Monica State Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum (in Simi Valley), Laguna Beach (Crystal Cove & Heisler Park) and Huntington Beach Pier (in Huntington Beach). There's still lots to do: brush up on your military savvy at Battleship USS Iowa Museum, admire the masterpieces at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita, go for a walk through 26-Mile Bike Path, and take a leisurely stroll along Santa Barbara Harbor.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles day trip app.

Fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in July; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 33°C and lows reach 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 9 — 14:

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Las Vegas

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Discover out-of-the-way places like River Rafting & Tubing and Battlefield Vegas. Go for a jaunt from Las Vegas to Henderson to see Helicopter Tours about 32 minutes away. There's much more to do: have fun at Gun Garage, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Charleston, take a stroll through The LINQ Promenade, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas trip planner.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Los Angeles in July, plan for much warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 47°C by day to 32°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games · Tours · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 14 — 19:

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Albuquerque

Duke City

Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
On the 20th (Tue), explore the engaging exhibits at Explora Science Center and Children's Museum of Albuquerque, then learn more about the world around you at New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, and then soar above the sights with a balloon tour.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Albuquerque trip planner.

Fly from Las Vegas to Albuquerque in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Albuquerque. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in July, with highs in Albuquerque at 38°C and lows at 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Museums · Outdoors · Tours · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Jul 19 — 20:

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Santa Fe

City Different

Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Rio Grande Gorge Bridge and Loretto Chapel. Step out of Santa Fe with an excursion to San Francisco de Assisi Mission Church in Ranchos De Taos--about 1h 20 min away. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Canyon Road, pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, examine the collection at New Mexico History Museum, and explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Santa Fe trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Albuquerque to Santa Fe in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Albuquerque in July, Santa Fe is little chillier at night with lows of 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 20 — 23:

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Colorado Springs

Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
Explore hidden gems such as United States Air Force Academy and Skyline Drive. Change things up with a short trip to River Rafting & Tubing in Canon City (about 1h 15 min away). Pack the 26th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the resident critters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo and stroll around Garden of the Gods.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Colorado Springs day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Santa Fe to Colorado Springs takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Colorado Springs can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can go by car to Denver.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Theme Parks · Parks · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 23 — 26:

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Denver

Mile-High City

Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): see the sky in a new way at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, shop like a local with Denver Botanic Gardens, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour. On the 28th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Molly Brown House Museum, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Evans, and then take a memorable drive along Mount Evans Scenic Byway.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Denver online tour planner.

Getting from Colorado Springs to Denver by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of flight and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Oklahoma City.

Things to do in Denver

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Adventure

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 26 — 28:

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Oklahoma City

The Big Friendly

Oklahoma City, known to many as the "Big Friendly," represents the political, cultural, and economic engine of the state of Oklahoma.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, wander the streets of Bricktown, and then pause for some photo ops at Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Oklahoma City travel route planning website.

You can fly from Denver to Oklahoma City in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Denver to Oklahoma City. Traveling from Denver in July, things will get a bit warmer in Oklahoma City: highs are around 39°C and lows about 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Oklahoma City

Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jul 28 — 29:

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San Antonio

The Alamo City

As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at National Museum of the Pacific War and Mission San Jose. Venture out of the city with trips to Fredericksburg (Wine Tours & Tastings, Grape Creek Vineyards, &more). There's still lots to do: shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk, find something for the whole family at Six Flags Fiesta Texas, pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, and stroll around Friedrich Wilderness Park.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the San Antonio travel planning app.

Fly from Oklahoma City to San Antonio in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in San Antonio, expect temperatures between 43°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in San Antonio

Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 29 — Aug 1:

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New Orleans

The Big Easy

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Explore hidden gems such as Lake Lawn Metairie and The Institute for Marine Mammal Studies. Change things up with these side-trips from New Orleans: Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site (in Vacherie), Whitney Plantation (in Wallace) and Beauvoir (in Biloxi). And it doesn't end there: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, stroll around Louis Armstrong Park, examine the collection at Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World, and learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the New Orleans journey planning site.

Fly from San Antonio to New Orleans in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from San Antonio, expect a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Miami.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 1 — 6:

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Miami

Magic City

Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Step off the beaten path and head to History of Diving Museum and Lock & Load Miami. Venture out of the city with trips to Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center (in Tavernier), Boca Raton (Gumbo Limbo Nature Center & Sugar Sand Park) and Bonnet House Museum and Gardens (in Fort Lauderdale). There's lots more to do: admire the majestic nature at John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, and stroll through South Pointe Park.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Miami travel route builder tool.

Fly from New Orleans to Miami in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to Miami due to the time zone difference. When traveling from New Orleans in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Miami, with highs around 38°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Miami

Parks · Museums · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 6 — 13:

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.

New Mexico travel guide

4.1
Specialty Museums · Geologic Formations · Historic Walking Areas
Land of Enchantment
New Mexico is a land of distinctive regional cuisine and a thriving art scene, centered around the state's cosmopolitan urban centers. Once a Spanish colony claimed by 16th-century conquistadores, New Mexico remains the home of a large Spanish-speaking population and plenty of historical places to visit. The state also contains many Native American communities, sheltering a traditional way of life irretrievably lost in most other places in the country. With large tracts of sparsely inhabited land, the state is a great vacation destination for those who want to discover one of the world's last truly untamed regions, interspersed by only a few ancient pueblos and centuries-old missionary churches.

Colorado travel guide

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River Rafting & Tubing · Parks · Scenic Drive
The Centennial State
Home to diverse natural ecosystems, Colorado boasts numerous ski resorts, vineyards, canyons, fossil-rich national parks, rugged natural trails, and picturesque scenic drives. Arguably the greatest of Colorado's many natural wonders is Mt. Elbert, the highest peak in the North American Rockies. The state's natural beauty inspired the opening lyrics of the song "America the Beautiful." Aside from its abundant unspoiled wilderness, Colorado also offers many urban attractions, including award-winning restaurants and nationally praised microbreweries. With an extensive system of highways and railroads, the state provides visitors on vacation with a chance to explore this largely untamed part of the country by car or train.

Oklahoma travel guide

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Casinos · Monuments · Art Museums
The Sooner State
Boasting a rich Native American heritage and named after the Choctaw word for "Red People," Oklahoma remains home to about 40 native tribes who speak 25 distinct languages. Though the state remains one of the country's top producers of agricultural products, most of its inhabitants live within two metropolitan areas, Oklahoma City and Tulsa. The state is home to the 500-million-year-old Wichita Mountains, noted for being the site of the oldest national wildlife refuge in the United States. Explore the state's pristine natural areas while on vacation here, but be sure to leave plenty of time to tour its characteristic small towns, known for their food, music, and cultural festivals.

Texas travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
The Lone Star State
Thanks to its size and geologic features, Texas contains diverse landscapes that closely resemble both the south and southwest of the United States. Though most people associate Texas with tracts of barren land, deserts cover only about 10 percent of the state, with most of its big population centers located in areas once covered by prairies, grasslands, and forests. As you travel from one end of Texas to the other, observe the changing terrain that ranges from coastal piney woods and swamps in the east to the mountains of the west, with rolling plains and rugged hills in the center. For a bit of urban sightseeing visit some of the state's large cities such as Houston, Dallas, or Austin, or immerse yourself in the nation's history by adding famous attractions like The Alamo to your itinerary. Take plenty of time to mingle with the locals, famous for their hospitality, generosity, and fiercely independent spirit.