28 days in United States Itinerary

28 days in United States Itinerary

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Los Angeles
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
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Chicago
— 2 nights
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Toronto
— 2 nights
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Boston
— 2 nights
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New York City
— 3 nights
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Philadelphia
— 2 nights
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Washington DC
— 2 nights
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Nashville
— 2 nights
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New Orleans
— 3 nights
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Houston
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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

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.
Get in touch with nature at Running Horse Ranch and Venice Beach and Boardwalk. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame. Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Camarillo Premium Outlets (in Camarillo) and Third Street Promenade (in Santa Monica). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, stop by Hollywood & Highland, and shop like a local with The Grove.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip builder site.

Sydney, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Sydney to Los Angeles. When traveling from Sydney in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Running Horse Ranch ©
Running Horse Ranch
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, and then get great views at Lookout Studio.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Grand Canyon National Park trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle. Traveling from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Los Angeles in October, plan for slightly colder days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Nature · Parks · Shopping
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Yavapai Point ©
Yavapai Point
Lookout Studio ©
Lookout Studio

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©

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 9th (Wed): pedal to the sights with Escape Adventures. On the next day, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, get to know the fascinating history of The Strip, and then don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas travel route builder app.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, you will find days in Las Vegas are a bit warmer (32°C), and nights are much warmer (18°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
Escape Adventures ©
Escape Adventures

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Chicago

Chicago ©

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 11th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Fourth Presbyterian Church and then explore the activities along Lake Michigan. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: shop like a local with Chicago Cultural Center, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Lakefront Trail, then make a trip to Millennium Park, and finally explore the activities along Chicago River.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Chicago itinerary planner.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Chicago in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Las Vegas to Chicago due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in October, things will get slightly colder in Chicago: highs are around 21°C and lows about 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Toronto.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

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Lakefront Trail ©
Lakefront Trail
Chicago Cultural Center ©
Chicago Cultural Center
Lake Michigan ©
Lake Michigan

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Toronto

Toronto
Toronto is a city in Woodson County, Kansas, United States, along the Verdigris River. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): immerse yourself in nature at Cross Timbers State Park.

To see more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Toronto tour itinerary planning app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Chicago to Toronto. When traveling from Chicago in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Toronto, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. You'll set off for Boston on the 15th (Tue).

Things to do in Toronto

Nature · Parks

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Boston

Boston ©

Beantown

Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Appreciate the collections at The House of the Seven Gables and Plimoth Plantation. For shopping fun, head to Quincy Market or Newbury Street. Change things up with a short trip to Hampton Beach State Park in Hampton (about 1h 5 min away). There's more to do: explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts and stroll the grounds of Granary Burying Ground.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Boston road trip planning app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Toronto to Boston. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Boston is 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Toronto in October: highs in Boston hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Shopping · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
The House of the Seven Gables ©
The House of the Seven Gables
Hampton Beach State Park ©
Hampton Beach State Park
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts

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New York City

New York City ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Richard W. DeKorte Park, then get outside with Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Chelsea Market. On the next day, admire the majestic nature at Tallman Mountain State Park, then admire the majestic nature at Rockefeller State Park Preserve, and then admire the majestic nature at Cold Spring Harbor State Park.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City trip maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Boston to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Boston in October; daily highs in New York City reach 24°C and lows reach 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Rockefeller State Park Preserve ©
Rockefeller State Park Preserve
Chelsea Market ©
Chelsea Market
Tallman Mountain State Park ©
Tallman Mountain State Park

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
On the 20th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, stroll around Palmyra Cove Nature Park, then explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, then appreciate the history behind Liberty Bell Center, and finally explore the world behind art at Philadelphia's Magic Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Mon): explore the world behind art at Brandywine River Museum of Art, admire the masterpieces at Barnes Foundation, and then ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Philadelphia trip planning tool.

Getting from New York City to Philadelphia by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Brandywine River Museum of Art ©
Brandywine River Museum of Art
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Barnes Foundation ©
Barnes Foundation

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Smithsonian Institution Building, appreciate the extensive heritage of Capitol Hill, then wander the streets of Old Town, and finally get to know the fascinating history of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial, see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, and finally get engrossed in the history at National Portrait Gallery.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip planner.

Traveling by train from Philadelphia to Washington DC takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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Nashville

Nashville ©

Music City U.S.A.

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, examine the collection at RCA Studio B, then witness the site of a historic battle at Lotz House Museum, and finally learn about winemaking at Arrington Vineyards. On your second day here, stop by Hatch Show Print, examine the collection at Lane Motor Museum, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Radnor Lake State Park.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Nashville online travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Nashville takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In October, daytime highs in Nashville are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Nashville

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
RCA Studio B ©
RCA Studio B
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum

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New Orleans

New Orleans ©

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.
Whitney Plantation and The National WWII Museum will appeal to museum buffs. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Garden District and Royal Street. Spend the 26th (Sat) exploring nature at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of St. Louis Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Destrehan Plantation, look for gifts at Faulkner House Books, and wander the streets of Frenchmen Street.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the New Orleans trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Nashville to New Orleans takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Nashville in October, you will find days in New Orleans are little chillier (22°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (22°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Houston.

Things to do in New Orleans

Wildlife · Nature · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

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Houston

Houston ©

Bayou City

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 29th (Tue), explore the world behind art at Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and then admire the natural beauty at Lillie and Hugh Roy Cullen Sculpture Garden.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Houston online vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Houston takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New Orleans in October, expect nights in Houston to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Houston

Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens ©
Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston ©
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Lillie and Hugh Roy Cullen Sculpture Garden ©

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