25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

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25 days in United States Itinerary

Toronto
Fly + bus:  4​h 30​min
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
Orlando
— 2 nights
Fly + bus + taxi:  15​h 15​min
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Drive:  12​h
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  10​h 45​min
Chicago
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
Toronto

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days
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.
Attractions like Central Park and Statue of Liberty National Monument make great kid-friendly stops. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, steep yourself in history at Ellis Island, enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock Observation Deck, and see the interesting displays at New York Public Library.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the New York City itinerary website .

Toronto, Canada to New York City is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Toronto in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 26°C in New York City. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Brooklyn Bridge
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Central Park ©
Central Park
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

4
days
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.
Attractions like National Air and Space Museum and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: meet the residents at National Zoological Park, admire the striking features of Washington National Cathedral, get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, and get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Washington DC tour planner .

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Washington DC are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. On the 10th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Outdoors
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Zoological Park ©
National Zoological Park

1
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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 11th (Wed): get in on the family fun at Walt Disney World Resort.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Orlando sightseeing planner .

Getting from Washington DC to Orlando by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. July in Orlando sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort

2
days
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
On the 13th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias, look for all kinds of wild species at Nature Center at Happy Isles, and then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point. Here are some ideas for day two: take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass and then hike along Tuolumne Meadows.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from Orlando to Yosemite National Park by combination of flight, bus, and taxi takes about 15.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Orlando to Yosemite National Park. When traveling from Orlando in July, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 8°C at night. On the 15th (Sun), you're off toSan Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Nature Center at Happy Isles ©
Nature Center at Happy Isles
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

4
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Bring the kids along to Exploratorium and California Academy of Sciences. Change things up with a short trip to Wine Tours & Tastings in Napa (about 1h 10 min away). The adventure continues: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, admire all the interesting features of AT&T Park, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Golden Gate Park.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco online travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, plan for a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Wine Tours & Tastings
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences

2
days
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Lookout Studio and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim. On the next day, stroll through Bright Angel Trail.

To plan Grand Canyon National Park vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can drive from San Francisco to Grand Canyon National Park in 12 hours. Traveling from San Francisco to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in July, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be slightly colder, around 12°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 33°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Lookout Studio ©
Lookout Studio

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days
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Bring the kids along to Wrigley Field and Shedd Aquarium. There's still lots to do: engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, appreciate the extensive heritage of Millennium Park, explore the engaging exhibits at Chicago Children's Museum, and explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Chicago trip planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Chicago takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Chicago, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July since evenings lows in Chicago dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago ©
Lincoln Park Zoo ©
Lincoln Park Zoo
Shedd Aquarium ©
Shedd Aquarium

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