18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States tour planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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New York City
— 3 nights
Train
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Washington DC
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Bahama
— 1 night
Drive to Raleigh Durham International Airport, Fly to McCarran International Airport
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly
5
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly
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Seattle
— 1 night
Fly

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New York City

— 3 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, take a stroll through Times Square, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, and explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our New York City trip maker site.

Rome, Italy to New York City is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Traveling from Rome to New York City, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Rome in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in New York City, with lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Washington DC

— 3 nights
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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, and pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Washington DC trip planner.

Traveling by train from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In September in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Bahama.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Bahama

— 1 night
Bahama is an unincorporated community in northern Durham County, North Carolina.HistoryBahama was originally settled around 1750 as the community of Balltown until the name was changed to reflect three leading families of the community: ll, rris, and ngum. Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Stagville Plantation.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Bahama tour itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Washington DC to Bahama takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Washington DC in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Bahama, with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Bahama

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

Las Vegas

— 2 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then try to win big at Casino At The Venetian, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally take in panoramic vistas at High Roller. Here are some ideas for day two: try your luck at New York New York Casino, try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, then enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, and finally examine the collection at The Mob Museum.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas holiday maker.

Explore your travel options from Bahama to Las Vegas with the Route module. Traveling from Bahama to Las Vegas, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Bahama in September; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 39°C and lows reach 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Nature · Casinos · Fun & Games

Los Angeles

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): stroll through Santa Monica State Beach, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, then see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, and finally browse the different shops at Two Rodeo Drive.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles attractions planning tool.

Fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in September; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 34°C and lows reach 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Yosemite National Park

— 3 nights
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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take some stellar pictures from Half Dome, trek along Nevada Falls Loop, tour the pleasant surroundings at Panorama Trail, and admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Los Angeles in September, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be colder, around 3°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

San Francisco

— 2 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, then walk around Golden Gate Park, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco trip builder app.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in San Francisco when traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Neighborhoods

Seattle

— 1 night

Emerald City

Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
On the 23rd (Thu), take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, then shop like a local with Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally take a stroll through Pike Place Market.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Seattle trip planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Seattle by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in September, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Parks · Nature

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.