33 days in United States Itinerary

33 days in United States Itinerary

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33 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + bus:  10​h
1
Boston
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Philadelphia
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Gettysburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Pittsburgh
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Cleveland
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h
6
Cincinnati
— 1 night
bus:  2​h
7
Columbus
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 30​min
8
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
9
San Diego
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
10
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h
11
Portland
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: London

3
nights
Boston

Boston ©
Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Boston: Brewster Gardens (in Plymouth), Sandwich (Heritage Museums & Gardens & Sandwich Glass Museum) and Provincetown (Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum & Herring Cove Beach). The adventure continues: admire all the interesting features of Fenway Park, get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail, take in nature's colorful creations at Boston Public Garden, and admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Boston trip app .

London, UK to Boston is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and bus. Traveling from London to Boston, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from London in September; daily highs in Boston reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Boston

#Museums, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

Provincetown, Sandwich, Brewster Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Fenway Park ©
Fenway Park
Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens

4
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Step out of Philadelphia with an excursion to Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square--about 52 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Wissahickon Valley Park, explore the world behind art at Barnes Foundation, take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary, and wander the streets of Society Hill.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Philadelphia online travel route builder .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Boston to Philadelphia in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in October, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Philadelphia

#Parks, #Museums, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Longwood Gardens, Chanticleer
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Chanticleer ©
Chanticleer
Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens
Wissahickon Valley Park ©
Wissahickon Valley Park

2
nights
Gettysburg

Gettysburg ©
Located near the memorial park marking the site of one of the largest Civil War battles, the town of Gettysburg sits in a landscape of rolling green hills with views of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the distance.
On the 6th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Little Round Top, don't miss a visit to Devils Den, then take in the history at Gettysburg National Military Park, and finally witness the site of a historic battle at Association of Licensed Battlefield Guides. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Gettysburg Museum & Visitor Center, have some family-friendly fun at Victorian Photography Studio, snap pictures at Sachs Covered Bridge, then contemplate the long history of Eisenhower National Historic Site, then learn about winemaking at Knob Hall Winery, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Gettysburg National Cemetery.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Gettysburg trip planner.

Traveling by car from Philadelphia to Gettysburg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Philadelphia in October, Gettysburg is little chillier at night with lows of 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can drive to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Gettysburg

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Nature
Highlights from your plan
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Little Round Top ©
Little Round Top
Victorian Photography Studio ©
Victorian Photography Studio

1
night
Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh ©
Known primarily for its steel-related heritage and 446 bridges, Pittsburgh sits at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers, which meet to form the Ohio River.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): explore and take pictures at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, savor the flavors at Stamoolis Brothers, then see the interesting displays at Bicycle Heaven, and finally explore and take pictures at PNC Park.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Pittsburgh vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Gettysburg to Pittsburgh by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Pittsburgh can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can go by car to Cleveland.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Museums
Highlights from your plan
Bicycle Heaven ©
Bicycle Heaven
PNC Park ©
PNC Park

1
night
Cleveland

Cleveland ©
A culturally diverse city situated on the shores of Lake Erie, Cleveland boasts many places to visit, such as world-class museums, popular amusement parks, and sprawling recreational areas.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): explore the world behind art at The Cleveland Museum of Art, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rocky River Reservation, and then stroll through Cleveland Metroparks.

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You can drive from Pittsburgh to Cleveland in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Cincinnati.

Things to do in Cleveland

#Parks, #Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Cleveland Museum of Art ©
The Cleveland Museum of Art
Cleveland Metroparks ©
Cleveland Metroparks
Rocky River Reservation ©
Rocky River Reservation

1
night
Cincinnati

Cincinnati ©
Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): head outdoors with Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon, stroll through Smale Riverfront Park, and then get lost in a book at The Mercantile Library.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Cincinnati online holiday planner .

You can fly from Cleveland to Cincinnati in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Cleveland in October since evenings lows in Cincinnati dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to take a bus to Columbus.

Things to do in Cincinnati

#Outdoors, #Parks
Highlights from your plan
Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon ©
Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon
Smale Riverfront Park ©
Smale Riverfront Park
The Mercantile Library ©
The Mercantile Library

1
night
Columbus

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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): stroll through Highbanks Metro Park, let the kids burn off some steam at Columbus Commons, and then get outside with Battelle Darby Creek.

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

Traveling by bus from Cincinnati to Columbus takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October in Columbus, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Columbus

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Fun & Games

Side Trips

Highbanks Metro Park, Battelle Darby Creek
Highlights from your plan
Highbanks Metro Park ©
Highbanks Metro Park
Battelle Darby Creek ©
Battelle Darby Creek
Columbus Commons ©
Columbus Commons

5
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 13th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, admire the striking features of Bradbury Building, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, and catch a live performance at Walt Disney Concert Hall.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles journey maker .

You can fly from Columbus to Los Angeles in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Columbus to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Columbus in October; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 32°C and lows reach 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Theme Parks, #Museums, #Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Fantastic Race ©
Fantastic Race
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

4
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Pack the 19th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at SeaWorld San Diego. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at San Diego Zoo, examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, admire the natural beauty at Balboa Park, and appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the San Diego trip planner.

Getting from Los Angeles to San Diego by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. October in San Diego sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in San Diego

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego

6
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Dedicate the 23rd (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, catch a ride on Cable Cars, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Golden Gate Park.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read San Francisco road trip site .

Traveling by flight from San Diego to San Francisco takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and subway; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from San Diego in October; daily highs in San Francisco reach 26°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Portland.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Tours, #Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

3
nights
Portland

Portland ©
A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
When in Portland, make a side trip to see Multnomah Falls in Bridal Veil, approximately 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: stop by Powell's City of Books, take in nature's colorful creations at Hoyt Arboretum, look for all kinds of wild species at Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge, and head outdoors with Portland Timbers.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Portland trip planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Portland takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in October, expect Portland to be little chillier, temps between 22°C and 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Multnomah Falls, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
Highlights from your plan
Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books

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