28 days in United States Itinerary

28 days in United States Itinerary

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28 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
4
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h
5
Toronto
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h
6
Boston
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h
7
New York City
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
8
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
9
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
10
Nashville
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
11
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
12
Houston
— 1 night
Fly:  20​h 45​min
End: Sydney

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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.
Head to Camarillo Premium Outlets and Hollywood & Highlandfor plenty of shopping. Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Third Street Promenade (in Santa Monica) and Running Horse Ranch (in Lake Hughes). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, buy something for everyone on your list at The Grove, enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles day trip planning site .

Sydney, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Sydney to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in October, expect nights in Los Angeles to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Camarillo Premium Outlets, Running Horse Ranch
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Camarillo Premium Outlets ©
Camarillo Premium Outlets
Third Street Promenade ©
Third Street Promenade

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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.
On the 8th (Tue), take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, and then admire the striking features of Lookout Studio.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Los Angeles in October, plan for little chillier days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 22°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Yavapai Point ©
Yavapai Point
Lookout Studio ©
Lookout Studio

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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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): explore the fascinating landscape at Escape Adventures and Las Vegas Cyclery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Thu): examine the collection at The Mob Museum, then shop like a local with The Strip, and then ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip itinerary maker tool .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Outdoors Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio

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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 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 12th (Sat): view the masterpieces at Chicago Cultural Center, then grab your bike and head to Lakefront Trail, then get to know the fascinating history of Millennium Park, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Chicago River.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Chicago trip planner.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Chicago in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in October, with highs in Chicago at 21°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Toronto.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Lake Michigan
Highlights from your plan
Chicago River ©
Chicago River
Chicago Cultural Center ©
Chicago Cultural Center
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park

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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 find photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Toronto road trip site .

Explore your travel options from Chicago to Toronto with the Route module. Traveling from Chicago in October, you will find days in Toronto are somewhat warmer (26°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). On the 15th (Tue), you'll travel to Boston.

Things to do in Toronto

Parks Nature

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Boston

Boston ©
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Museum of Fine Arts and Plimoth Plantation. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The House of the Seven Gables and Newbury Street. Take a break from Boston with a short trip to Hampton Beach State Park in Hampton, about 1h 25 min away. There's still lots to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Quincy Market and explore the different monuments and memorials at Granary Burying Ground.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Boston trip app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Toronto to Boston. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Toronto to Boston. Traveling from Toronto in October, you will find days in Boston are little chillier (20°C), and nights are about the same (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

Side Trips

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

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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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Richard W. DeKorte Park, then head outdoors with Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment, and then hunt for treasures at Chelsea Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the majestic nature at Tallman Mountain State Park, admire the majestic nature at Rockefeller State Park Preserve, and then take a peaceful walk through Cold Spring Harbor State Park.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the New York City trip planner.

Getting from Boston to New York City by combination of flight and bus takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In October, New York City is a bit warmer than Boston - with highs of 24°C and lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment, Cold Spring Harbor State Park, Richard W. DeKorte Park, Rockefeller State Park Preserve, Tallman Mountain State Park
Highlights from your plan
Rockefeller State Park Preserve ©
Rockefeller State Park Preserve
Chelsea Market ©
Chelsea Market
Cold Spring Harbor State Park ©
Cold Spring Harbor State Park

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, look for all kinds of wild species at Palmyra Cove Nature Park, then explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, then don't miss a visit to Liberty Bell Center, and finally view the masterpieces at Philadelphia's Magic Gardens. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Brandywine River Museum of Art, explore the world behind art at Barnes Foundation, and then get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Philadelphia day trip planner.

Getting from New York City to Philadelphia by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in October, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Palmyra Cove Nature Park, Brandywine River Museum of Art
Highlights from your plan
Brandywine River Museum of Art ©
Brandywine River Museum of Art
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall

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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): examine the collection at Smithsonian Institution Building, wander the streets of Capitol Hill, then take a stroll through Old Town, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Tomb of the Unknowns. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed): pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, and finally admire the masterpieces at National Portrait Gallery.

Start your trip to Washington DC by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by train from Philadelphia to Washington DC takes 2 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

Old Town, The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
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 ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Start 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, see the interesting displays at RCA Studio B, then contemplate the long history of Lotz House Museum, and finally learn about winemaking at Arrington Vineyards. On your second day here, look for gifts at Hatch Show Print, see the interesting displays at Lane Motor Museum, and then explore the activities along Radnor Lake State Park.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Nashville tour itinerary app .

You can fly from Washington DC to Nashville in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC to Nashville, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In October, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Nashville

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

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

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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.
Get some cultural insight at Royal Street and St. Louis Cathedral. Appreciate the collections at The National WWII Museum and Whitney Plantation. Spend the 26th (Sat) exploring nature at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve. There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Garden District, steep yourself in history at Destrehan Plantation, browse the eclectic array of goods at Frenchmen Street, and stop by Faulkner House Books.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read New Orleans trip planner.

Getting from Nashville to New Orleans by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: 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 a bit warmer (22°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Houston.

Things to do in New Orleans

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

Destrehan Plantation, Whitney Plantation
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation
Royal Street ©
Royal Street

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

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Houston trip itinerary builder tool .

Fly from New Orleans to Houston in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. While traveling from New Orleans, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Houston, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Historic Downtown Hico
Highlights from your plan
Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens ©
Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston ©
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

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