27 days in United States Itinerary

27 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Newark
+2
Bus + Fly + Taxi:  2 h 45 min
1
Greenville
— Few hours
+2
Taxi + Fly + Drive:  5 h
2
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
3
Houston
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  10 h
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
5
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h
6
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
7
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
8
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Fly + Taxi:  6 h 45 min
9
Custer
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  5 h 15 min
10
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h 45 min
11
New York City
— 4 nights
Train:  30 min
End: Newark

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Greenville

Greenville ©
The largest city in "upstate" South Carolina, Greenville has grown around the natural wonders of waterfalls located in the downtown area.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): stroll around Falls Park on the Reedy and then get your game on at Craft Axe Throwing- Greenville.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Greenville trip planner.

Newark to Greenville is an approximately 3- hour combination of bus, flight, and taxi. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and taxi; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 90°F, and evening lows to 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Greenville

Nature Parks Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Falls Park on the Reedy ©
Falls Park on the Reedy
Craft Axe Throwing- Greenville ©
Craft Axe Throwing- Greenville

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New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
On the 16th (Thu), partake in some friendly competition at Escape My Room New Orleans, brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, make a trip to Jackson Square, then admire the striking features of St. Louis Cathedral, and finally get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the New Orleans road trip planner.

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and car from Greenville to New Orleans in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Greenville to New Orleans due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Greenville in July: highs in New Orleans hover around 80°F, while lows dip to 80°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Houston.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Escape My Room New Orleans ©
Escape My Room New Orleans
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

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Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
On the 18th (Sat), stroll the grounds of Glenwood Cemetery and then get your game on at Escape Hunt.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Houston online trip maker.

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Houston takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or drive. Traveling from New Orleans in July, expect nights in Houston to be about the same, around 77°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 95°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Houston

Historic Sites Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Escape Hunt ©
Escape Hunt
Glenwood Cemetery ©
Glenwood Cemetery

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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.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: trek along Bright Angel Trail, explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, and get great views at Yaki Point.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park road trip app.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Houston to Grand Canyon National Park in 10 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Houston to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Houston in July, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are slightly colder (84°F), and nights are cooler (52°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Explore Las Vegas' surroundings by going to Boulder City (Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum & Hoover Dam). There's lots more to do: admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, examine the collection at The Neon Museum, try your luck at Paris Las Vegas, and take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas road trip website.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, you will find days in Las Vegas are somewhat warmer (104°F), and nights are much warmer (81°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Fun & Games Nature

Side Trip

Boulder City
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Hoover Dam ©
Hoover Dam

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Step out of Los Angeles to go to Anaheim and see Disneyland Park, which is approximately 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at The Getty Center, explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Las Vegas in July, expect nights in Los Angeles to be slightly colder, around 66°F, while days are cooler, around 83°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Theme Parks Nightlife

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, sample the tasty concoctions at Anchor Brewing Company, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco route maker site.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and subway; or drive. In July, San Francisco is little chillier than Los Angeles - with highs of 73°F and lows of 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Anchor Brewing Company ©
Anchor Brewing Company
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, trek along Brink of the Lower Falls Trail, identify plant and animal life at Mount Washburn, and don't miss a visit to Artist Point.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park online tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from San Francisco in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Yellowstone National Park, with lows of 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Custer.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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night
Custer

Custer ©
Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): explore and take pictures at Needles Highway, then make a trip to Brule, and then explore the striking landscape of Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Custer travel route planner.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Yellowstone National Park to Custer in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, expect Custer to be somewhat warmer, temps between 77°F and 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Custer

Outdoors Scenic Drive Nature

Side Trips

Brule, Needles Highway, Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Highlights from your plan
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial

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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 5th (Wed), get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Shedd Aquarium, ponder the design of Buckingham Fountain, then admire the striking features of Reliance Building, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Millennium Park, and finally admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago. Here are some ideas for day two: take in panoramic vistas at 360 Chicago Observation Deck, get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, and then admire the striking features of Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Chicago day trip planning site.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Custer to Chicago in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Custer in August, expect Chicago to be a bit warmer, temps between 83°F and 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Shedd Aquarium ©
Shedd Aquarium

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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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, take a stroll through Times Square, and take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the New York City trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Chicago to New York City by combination of flight and bus takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to New York City is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in August, and nighttime lows around 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

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