22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip itinerary builder
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Chicago
— 1 night
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Atlanta
— 1 night
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Charleston
— 1 night
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Miami
— 1 night
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New Orleans
— 1 night
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Durango
— 1 night
Fly to Flagstaff, Bus to Grand Canyon National Park
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Bus to Flagstaff Amtrak, Fly to Yellowstone National Park
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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
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San Diego
— 2 nights
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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly to Fairbanks International Airport, Drive to Delta Junction
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Delta Junction
— 1 night
Drive to Fairbanks International Airport, Fly to London

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Chicago — 1 night

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, then admire the local landmark of Buckingham Fountain, and then find something for the whole family at Fox in a Box Chicago. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Shedd Aquarium, then walk around Milton Lee Olive Park, and finally stroll through Millennium Park.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Chicago road trip planning site.

London, UK to Chicago is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Chicago is minus 6 hours. In July, Chicago is somewhat warmer than London - with highs of 33°C and lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Atlanta.
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Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Atlanta — 1 night

The Capital of the South

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): take in the local highlights with Walking tours, meet the residents at Georgia Aquarium, and then examine the collection at World of Coca-Cola.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Atlanta online travel planner.

You can fly from Chicago to Atlanta in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Chicago in July, you will find days in Atlanta are somewhat warmer (37°C), and nights are about the same (26°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can fly to Charleston.
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Tours · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Charleston — 1 night

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
On the 17th (Mon), surround yourself with nature on Charleston Fossil Adventures and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

Find out how to plan Charleston trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can fly from Atlanta to Charleston in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Charleston can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Miami.
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Miami — 1 night

Magic City

Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
On the 18th (Tue), zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, explore the engaging exhibits at Miami Children's Museum, and then immerse yourself in nature at Oleta River State Park.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Miami trip app.

Traveling by flight from Charleston to Miami takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. In July, daily temperatures in Miami can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to New Orleans.
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New Orleans — 1 night

The Big Easy

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of St. Louis Cathedral, go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour, and then learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the New Orleans tour builder website.

Traveling by flight from Miami to New Orleans takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Miami to New Orleans, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Miami in July, you will find days in New Orleans are a bit cooler (31°C), and nights are about the same (31°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Durango.
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Durango — 1 night

Originally a frontier mining town, Durango is known today for its scenic setting, outdoor activities, and the 1880s steam-powered railway that takes visitors through sections of the mountains where roads don't reach.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Durango trip planner.

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Durango takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to Durango due to the time zone difference. When traveling from New Orleans in July, plan for a bit warmer days and cooler nights in Durango: temperatures range from 35°C by day to 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.
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Grand Canyon National Park — 3 nights

The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 21st (Fri), take in breathtaking views at North Rim Visitor Center and then look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Canyon Mule Tours by Xanterra. On the 22nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along Bright Angel Trail.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park sightseeing planner.

Getting from Durango to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of flight and bus takes about 8 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time for travel to Yellowstone National Park.
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Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Yellowstone National Park — 4 nights

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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser, get to know the fascinating history of Uncle Tom's Trail, and tour the pleasant surroundings at S Rim Trail.

To find maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park travel route planning site.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 9.5 hours. In July, Yellowstone National Park is a bit cooler than Grand Canyon National Park - with highs of 26°C and lows of 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to San Diego.
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Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Trails

San Diego — 2 nights

America's Finest City

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): try out the rides at SeaWorld San Diego. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens, immerse yourself in nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, and then kick back and relax at Black's Beach.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the San Diego day trip tool.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to San Diego by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Yellowstone National Park to San Diego is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, expect warmer with lows of 23°C in San Diego. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.
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Side Trip

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 30th (Sun): find something for the whole family at Disneyland Park. On the 31st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: find something for the whole family at Disney California Adventure Park.

For other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles road trip app.

Getting from San Diego to Los Angeles by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Diego in July: highs in Los Angeles hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can fly to San Francisco.
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San Francisco — 2 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 1st (Tue), browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, make a trip to Lombard Street, then stroll through Alcatraz Island, then steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and finally take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco trip planner.

You can fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July, San Francisco is slightly colder than Los Angeles - with highs of 26°C and lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Delta Junction.
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Delta Junction — 1 night

Delta Junction is a city in the Southeast Fairbanks Census Area, Alaska, United States. On the 3rd (Thu), stroll around Big Delta State Historical Park, then cruise along Alaska Highway, and then take an in-depth tour of Sullivan Roadhouse Historical Museum.

To find maps and more tourist information, go to the Delta Junction travel route planning app.

Explore your travel options from San Francisco to Delta Junction with the Route module. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from San Francisco to Delta Junction. Traveling from San Francisco in August, expect Delta Junction to be a bit cooler, temps between 22°C and 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.
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United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife
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.
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Louisiana travel guide

4.3
Historic Walking Areas · Nightlife · Military Museums
The Pelican State
With a landscape of deltas, marshes, and swamps formed by the sediments of the Mississippi River, Louisiana is home to rich native plant and animal life, including rare species of tree frogs, ibis, and egrets. The state's urban areas, most notably the historical city of New Orleans, are some of its most popular attractions and boast a varied multicultural and multilingual heritage, strongly influenced by a mix of French, Spanish, Native American, and African cultures. Native Louisianans proudly cling to their distinctive dialects and musical traditions, offering visitors a chance to explore one of the most culturally diverse areas in North America. The homeland of both Cajun and Creole cuisines, Louisiana remains a top holiday destination for foodies from around the world.
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Colorado travel guide

4.3
River Rafting & Tubing · Parks · Scenic Drive
The Centennial State
Home to diverse natural ecosystems, Colorado boasts numerous ski resorts, vineyards, canyons, fossil-rich national parks, rugged natural trails, and picturesque scenic drives. Arguably the greatest of Colorado's many natural wonders is Mt. Elbert, the highest peak in the North American Rockies. The state's natural beauty inspired the opening lyrics of the song "America the Beautiful." Aside from its abundant unspoiled wilderness, Colorado also offers many urban attractions, including award-winning restaurants and nationally praised microbreweries. With an extensive system of highways and railroads, the state provides visitors on vacation with a chance to explore this largely untamed part of the country by car or train.
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California travel guide

4.1
Specialty Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Beaches
The Golden State
The country's most populous state, California includes landscapes that range from the forested northern coast to harsh southern deserts. Sandwiched right in the middle of the state is a fertile valley, home to farms, vineyards, and orchards. California's cities offer diverse attractions, from amusement parks and upscale shops to award-winning restaurants and innovative art galleries. Outside the state's big urban centers, places to visit include some of the nation's most rugged national parks, ancient forests, towering mountain peaks, and ski resorts. More than just a surfing destination famous for its beaches and winding coastal roads, California also boasts one of the world's largest economies, bolstered by the booming tech industries.
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