17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  22​h
1
San Diego
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Santa Monica
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Grand Teton National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Cody
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Rapid City
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
7
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
8
Detroit
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
9
Orlando
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
10
Miami
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
11
Boston
— 1 night
Fly:  19​h
End: New Delhi


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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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our San Diego trip website .

New Delhi, India to San Diego is an approximately 22-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from New Delhi to San Diego, you'll gain 13 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Delhi in July, expect San Diego to be a bit cooler, temps between 29°C and 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Santa Monica.

Things to do in San Diego

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San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Cabrillo National Monument ©
Cabrillo National Monument

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Santa Monica

Santa Monica ©
A famed resort town since the early 20th century, Santa Monica sits on the picturesque Santa Monica Bay, bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles.
On the 5th (Fri), take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, tour the pleasant surroundings at Santa Monica State Beach, and then examine the collection at The Wende Museum of the Cold War.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Santa Monica sightseeing planner.

Drive from San Diego to Santa Monica in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in July, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

The Wende Museum of the Cold War
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The Wende Museum of the Cold War ©
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

2
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Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©
The peaks of Grand Teton National Park aren't the highest in the world, but they sit atop what might be nature's archetypes for mountains.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Grand Teton. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cascade Canyon Trail, then trek along Taggart Lake, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of the Transfiguration, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier View Turnout.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Grand Teton National Park vacation maker .

Getting from Santa Monica to Grand Teton National Park by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, shuttle, and car; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect cooler evenings in Grand Teton National Park when traveling from Santa Monica in July, with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail
Taggart Lake ©
Taggart Lake

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, hike along Artist Point, and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Washburn.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park road trip planning site .

Drive from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in July, things will get slightly colder in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 26°C and lows about 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Cody.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

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Cody

Cody ©
A genuine cowboy city, Cody is famous for its nightly rodeos and its proximity to the protected wilderness areas of the world's first national park, now designated as one of the country's World Heritage Sites.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Heart Mountain Interpretive Center, then examine the collection at Cody Firearms Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Buffalo Bill Center of the West, and finally practice your aim at Cody Firearms Experience, LLC.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Cody trip site .

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Cody in 2.5 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July: high temperatures in Cody hover around 33°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Rapid City.

Things to do in Cody

Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Heart Mountain Interpretive Center
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Cody Firearms Experience, LLC ©
Cody Firearms Experience, LLC
Heart Mountain Interpretive Center ©
Heart Mountain Interpretive Center
Buffalo Bill Center of the West ©
Buffalo Bill Center of the West

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Rapid City

Rapid City ©
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Reptile Gardens, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Badlands National Park, and then learn about winemaking at Firehouse Wine Cellars.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Rapid City day trip site .

Traveling by flight from Cody to Rapid City takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Rapid City

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Wineries
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Reptile Gardens ©
Reptile Gardens
Firehouse Wine Cellars ©
Firehouse Wine Cellars

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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): get to know the resident critters at Lincoln Park Zoo, then get to know the fascinating history of Millennium Park, then admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, and finally pause for some photo ops at Cloud Gate. On the 13th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the local landmark of Buckingham Fountain, engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Shedd Aquarium, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Chicago travel planning app .

Traveling by flight from Rapid City to Chicago takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Rapid City to Chicago, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. July in Chicago sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Detroit.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

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Detroit

Detroit ©
Founded in 1701 by a French explorer and adventurer, Detroit exerted a profound impact on the world for most of the 20th century.
On the 14th (Sun), contemplate the long history of The Ford Piquette Avenue Plant, admire the masterpieces at Detroit Institute of Arts, then examine the collection at The Henry Ford, and finally examine the collection at Greenfield Village.

Plan a Detroit trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can fly from Chicago to Detroit in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Detroit

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Dearborn
Highlights from your plan
The Henry Ford ©
The Henry Ford
Greenfield Village ©
Greenfield Village
Detroit Institute of Arts ©
Detroit Institute of Arts

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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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): make an unforgettable trip to Walt Disney World Resort. On the 16th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: find something for the whole family at Universal Orlando Resort.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Orlando trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from Detroit to Orlando in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Detroit in July: high temperatures in Orlando hover around 38°C and lows are around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks
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Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort

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Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): take a stroll through Lincoln Road, then stroll through South Beach, then enjoy some diversion at Lock & Load Miami, and finally zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

Plan trip to Miami with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Miami takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Boston.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Miami Beach
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South Beach ©
South Beach
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

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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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail, walk around Boston Public Garden, and then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Boston online trip builder .

Fly from Miami to Boston in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Miami in July, things will get slightly colder in Boston: highs are around 33°C and lows about 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden
Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail

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