26 days in United States Itinerary

26 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States tour itinerary planner

This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

26 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Adelaide
Fly + Taxi:  26​h
1
Sedona
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
Moab
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Santa Fe
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
5
Key West
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
6
Savannah
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
7
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
8
New York City
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  5​h 30​min
9
Nashville
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  9​h
10
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
11
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  21​h 15​min
End: Adelaide

1
night
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Rock, then explore the striking landscape at Snoopy Rock, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Huckaby Trail, and finally walk around Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the majestic nature at Douglas Mansion, admire the majestic nature at Jerome State Historic Park, then contemplate the long history of Honanki Heritage Site, then view the masterpieces at Exposures International Gallery of Fine Art, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Renee Taylor Gallery.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Sedona road trip planner .

Adelaide, Australia to Sedona is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time (South Australia) (ACST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -16 hour difference. In October, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Jerome
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Jerome State Historic Park ©
Jerome State Historic Park

3
nights
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Visiting Grand Canyon South Rim and Rim Trail will get you outdoors. Step off the beaten path and head to Bright Angel Trail and South Kaibab Trail. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at North Kaibab Trail, take some stellar pictures from Lipan Point, explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, and pause for some photo ops at Powell Point.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park holiday planning tool .

Getting from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. When traveling from Sedona in October, plan for slightly colder days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 22°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can go by car to Moab.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

2
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): trek along Balanced Rock Trail, take in the dramatic natural features at Fiery Furnace, then explore the striking landscape at Broken Arch, and finally trek along Double Arch. On the next day, admire the verdant scenery at Castle Valley, then take a memorable drive along Colorado Riverway Recreation Area, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Negro Bill Canyon Trail, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Scott Matheson Wetlands Preserve.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Moab itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Moab takes 5.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Moab, with lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Moab

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Arches National Park
Highlights from your plan
Balanced Rock Trail ©
Balanced Rock Trail
Double Arch ©
Double Arch
Fiery Furnace ©
Fiery Furnace

2
nights
Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): shop like a local with Nedra Matteucci Galleries, examine the collection at Museum of Indian Arts & Culture, examine the collection at Palace of the Governors, admire the masterpieces at New Mexico Museum of Art, then see the interesting displays at Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian, and finally see the interesting displays at The Harrell House Bug Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of San Miguel Chapel, then take an in-depth tour of El Rancho de las Golondrinas, then hike along Canyon Trail, and finally delve into the distant past at Puye Cliff Dwellings.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Santa Fe trip site .

Getting from Moab to Santa Fe by combination of car and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In October, daily temperatures in Santa Fe can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Puye Cliff Dwellings, Canyon Trail
Highlights from your plan
Palace of the Governors ©
Palace of the Governors
Puye Cliff Dwellings ©
Puye Cliff Dwellings
San Miguel Chapel ©
San Miguel Chapel

1
night
Key West

Key West ©
Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Thu): visit a coastal fixture at Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Mary Star of the Sea, take an in-depth tour of Key West Firehouse Museum, then see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Vandenberg Wreck. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, learn about all things military at U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, and finally take in the waterfront at Key West Historic Seaport.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Key West road trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Santa Fe to Key West takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Santa Fe in October: highs in Key West hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Savannah.

Things to do in Key West

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Key West Firehouse Museum ©
Key West Firehouse Museum
Saint Mary Star of the Sea ©
Saint Mary Star of the Sea

2
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
On the 2nd (Sat), steep yourself in history at Wormsloe Historic Site, take an in-depth tour of Pin Point Heritage Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Liquid Sands Glass Gallery, contemplate the long history of Juliette Gordon Low's Birthplace, then brush up on your military savvy at Webb Military Museum, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Colonial Park Cemetery. On your second day here, learn about all things military at National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, examine the collection at Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then contemplate the long history of Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters, then get to know the fascinating history of City Market, and finally examine the collection at American Prohibition Museum.

Plan a Savannah trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can fly from Key West to Savannah in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Key West in November: highs in Savannah hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters ©

2
nights
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
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 4th (Mon), pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, then get engrossed in the history at Newseum, and finally explore the world behind art at Smithsonian American Art Museum. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of George Washington's Distillery & Gristmill, see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, then get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, then explore the world behind art at Smithsonian Institution Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Washington DC vacation tool .

Traveling by flight from Savannah to Washington DC takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and subway; or drive. In November, Washington DC is little chillier than Savannah - with highs of 17°C and lows of 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

George Washington's Distillery & Gristmill
Highlights from your plan

2
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): contemplate the long history of 9/11 Memorial, then get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, and then don't miss a visit to Central Park. Here are some ideas for day two: get interesting insight from Tours, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, then admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Modern Art, and finally admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read New York City itinerary maker site .

Fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In November in New York City, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

2
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
On the 8th (Fri), witness the site of a historic battle at Lotz House Museum, stroll the grounds of Stones River National Cemetery, see the interesting displays at Lane Motor Museum, then examine the collection at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, then see the interesting displays at Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park. On the 9th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the different monuments and memorials at McGavock Confederate Cemetery, admire the masterpieces at Frist Art Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Tennessee State Museum, and finally examine the collection at The George Jones.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Nashville day trip website .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Nashville in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. November in Nashville sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Franklin, Stones River National Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe ©
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe
Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum ©

2
nights
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Grand Prismatic Spring. Escape the urban bustle at Old Faithful and Gibbon Falls. Change things up with these side-trips from Yellowstone National Park: Grand Teton National Park (String Lake, 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, & more). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Lamar Valley, take a memorable drive along Virginia Cascade Drive, take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Artists’ Paintpots.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park sightseeing planning tool .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Nashville to Yellowstone National Park in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and car; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Nashville in November, expect Yellowstone National Park to be colder, temps between 0°C and -13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Grand Teton National Park
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 13th (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Lands End, admire the masterpieces at Legion of Honor, then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and finally see the interesting displays at Walt Disney Family Museum.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read San Francisco driving holiday planner .

Do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco is minus 1 hour. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in November: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 20°C and lows are around 12°C. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Walt Disney Family Museum ©
Walt Disney Family Museum

Similar Plans

30 days in United States BY A USER FROM EGYPT June, teens, kids, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 29 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES November, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, shopping, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 29 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 29 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA October, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 28 days in United States BY A USER FROM EGYPT April, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 30 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 30 days in United States BY A USER FROM CZECH REPUBLIC September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 29 days in United States BY A USER FROM EGYPT May, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans