21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States itinerary planner

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Fly to Toronto, Train to Niagara Falls
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Niagara Falls
— 1 day
Fly
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Chicago
— 1 night
Fly
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Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
Fly to Flagstaff, Bus to Grand Canyon National Park
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 day
Drive
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Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive
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San Jose
— 1 night
Fly
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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly
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Miami Beach
— 2 nights
Fly
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Orlando
— 1 day
Drive
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Bahama
— 1 night
Drive
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Washington DC
— 1 night
Train
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Philadelphia
— 2 nights
Train
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New York City
— 2 nights
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Niagara Falls

— 1 day

Honeymoon Capital of the World

The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S. half of the famous waterfall that straddles the border between Canada and the United States.
On the 2nd (Fri), Head underground at Cave of the Winds and then admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Niagara Falls trip itinerary planner.

Mumbai, India to Niagara Falls is an approximately 22-hour combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 10.5 hours. Traveling from Mumbai in July, things will get little chillier in Niagara Falls: highs are around 32°C and lows about 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to fly to Chicago.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Nature · Parks

Chicago

— 1 night

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 3rd (Sat), admire the landmark architecture of Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, then make a trip to Cloud Gate, then stroll through Millennium Park, and finally admire the landmark architecture of 360 Chicago Observation Deck.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Chicago vacation planner.

Getting from Niagara Falls to Chicago by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Niagara Falls to Chicago is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Parks

Yellowstone National Park

— 1 night

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
On the 4th (Sun), witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. On the 5th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Lake Butte Overlook and then contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park trip builder website.

You can fly from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, bus, and car. Traveling from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Chicago in July, plan for slightly colder days and colder nights in Yellowstone National Park: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature · Parks

Grand Canyon National Park

— 1 day
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): take some stellar pictures from Mather Point, then trek along South Kaibab Trail, and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park online visit planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Canyon National Park takes 9.5 hours. In July, Grand Canyon National Park is somewhat warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 34°C and lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Las Vegas

— 1 night

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 47°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Nature

San Francisco

— 2 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, walk around Golden Gate Park, then take in the pleasant sights at Lombard Street, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To see more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read San Francisco visit planner.

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Francisco in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in July, expect San Francisco to be cooler, temps between 26°C and 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to drive to San Jose.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Neighborhoods

San Jose

— 1 night

Capital of Silicon Valley

The metropolitan center of Silicon Valley, San Jose considers itself a global city.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): see the interesting displays at The Tech Interactive, catch a live event at SAP Center, and then take an unorthodox tour of Winchester Mystery House.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our San Jose travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to San Jose takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a subway. Traveling from San Francisco in July, expect nights in San Jose to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Jose

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Los Angeles

— 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): get in on the family fun at Disneyland Park.

To see maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from San Jose to Los Angeles takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Jose in July, Los Angeles is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 22°C. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Mon) before leaving for Miami Beach.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Miami Beach

— 2 nights

The World's Playground

Separated by water from the neighboring city of Miami, Miami Beach sits on a barrier island between Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.
On the 13th (Tue), wander the streets of Lincoln Road, enjoy some diversion at Lock & Load Miami, then wander the streets of Art Deco Historic District, and finally kick back and relax at South Beach.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Miami Beach trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Los Angeles to Miami Beach by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles to Miami Beach, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, Miami Beach is somewhat warmer than Los Angeles - with highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Orlando.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Orlando

— 1 day

Theme Park Capital of the World

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 14th (Wed): discover the magic at Walt Disney World Resort.

For maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Orlando tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Miami Beach to Orlando in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Orlando can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can drive to Bahama.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks
Highlights from your trip

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 15th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Stagville Plantation and then take in the exciting artwork at Cedar Creek Gallery & Pottery.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Bahama travel planner.

Getting from Orlando to Bahama by car takes about 9.5 hours. In July, Bahama is a bit cooler than Orlando - with highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C. On the 15th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Bahama

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Washington DC

— 1 night
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.
On the 16th (Fri), admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, then appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally ponder the world of politics at White House.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Washington DC day trip planning app.

You can drive from Bahama to Washington DC in 4 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Bahama in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Washington DC, with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums

Philadelphia

— 2 nights

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S. democracy, as it was once the meeting place for the country's Founding Fathers.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary, admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, then steep yourself in history at Elfreth's Alley, then ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall, and finally appreciate the history behind Liberty Bell Center.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Philadelphia itinerary planning app.

Traveling by train from Washington DC to Philadelphia takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Philadelphia, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to New York City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Historic Sites

New York City

— 2 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 trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Central Park, snap pictures at Brooklyn Bridge, examine the collection at New York Public Library, and make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the New York City itinerary planner.

Getting from Philadelphia to New York City by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · History Museums
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.

Illinois travel guide

4.4
Observation Decks · Parks · Art Museums
The Prairie State
The most populous state in the country's Midwest region, Illinois features a diverse landscape that includes both the enormous urban sprawl of Chicago and flat central plains, devoted almost entirely to farmland. With a great selection of things to do, Chicago is the state's centerpiece, featuring world-famous architecture and renowned museums. Farther away from this giant urban center, you can explore historical landmarks dedicated to local heroes Abraham Lincoln and Ernest Hemingway. The state also includes a prehistoric Native American site, one of only 20 World Heritage Sites in the United States, a unique feature well-worth adding to your itinerary.