28 days in United States Itinerary

28 days in United States Itinerary

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28 days in United States Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  8​h 30​min
2
San Diego
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
3
Orlando
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
5
New York City
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
6
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
7
Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
8
San Francisco
— 3 nights
End: San Francisco

3
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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kids will enjoy Exploratorium and Japanese Tea Garden. And it doesn't end there: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, get curious at California Academy of Sciences, enjoy breathtaking views from Coit Tower, and make a trip to Lombard Street.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco trip planner .

If you are flying in from Vietnam, the closest major airports are San Francisco International Airport, Metropolitan Oakland International Airport and Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport. In May, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
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Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

4
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
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.
Explore hidden gems such as San Diego Zoo Safari Park and Anza-Borrego Desert State Park. There's lots more to do: meet the residents at San Diego Zoo, don't miss a visit to Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial, appreciate the history behind The Unconditional Surrender, and admire the natural beauty at Botanical Building and Lily Pond.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our San Diego trip builder website .

Getting from San Francisco to San Diego by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in May, San Diego is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 19°C. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Tue) before leaving for Orlando.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors

Side Trips

San Diego Zoo Safari Park, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
San Diego Zoo Safari Park ©
San Diego Zoo Safari Park
Anza-Borrego Desert State Park ©
Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

6
nights
Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Kids will enjoy Walt Disney World Resort and SeaWorld Orlando. Pack the 5th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. Pack the 7th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. There's much more to do: make an unforgettable trip to Magic Kingdom Park, take in a show at Happily Ever After Fireworks, and laugh and play at World of Disney.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Orlando trip maker site .

Getting from San Diego to Orlando by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from San Diego in June, with highs in Orlando at 38°C and lows at 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Shopping Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

4
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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and Vietnam Veterans Memorial. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like National Air and Space Museum and National Zoological Park. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial, explore the activities along Tidal Basin, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art.

To plan Washington DC vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can fly from Orlando to Washington DC in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Orlando in June, expect nights in Washington DC to be about the same, around 24°C, while days are little chillier, around 35°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Zoological Park ©
National Zoological Park

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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 14th (Fri): go for a walk through Central Park. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the eclectic array of goods at Chelsea Market, then examine the collection at New York Public Library, and then don't miss a visit to The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City visit planner.

You can fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in June, you will find days in New York City are a bit cooler (31°C), and nights are about the same (21°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library

2
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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): find something for the whole family at Storybook Land. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary and then admire the local landmark of Longwood Gardens.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Philadelphia driving holiday planner.

Take a train from New York City to Philadelphia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Philadelphia can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. On the 18th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Longwood Gardens, Storybook Land
Highlights from your plan
Storybook Land ©
Storybook Land
Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art

3
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): admire all the interesting features of Millennium Park. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Cloud Gate, explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Chicago trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Philadelphia to Chicago takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Philadelphia to Chicago, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. June in Chicago sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Tours
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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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
Explore hidden gems such as Bodega Head and Big Basin Redwoods State Park. Change things up with these side-trips from San Francisco: Swanton Berry Farm (in Pescadero), Natural Bridges State Beach (in Santa Cruz) and Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park (in Felton). See some other sides of San Francisco: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, explore and take pictures at AT&T Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grace Cathedral, and make a trip to Golden Gate Park.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Chicago to San Francisco takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Chicago to San Francisco, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, San Francisco is slightly colder than Chicago - with highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park, Swanton Berry Farm, Natural Bridges State Beach, Big Basin Redwoods State Park, Bodega Head
Highlights from your plan
Bodega Head ©
Bodega Head
Natural Bridges State Beach ©
Natural Bridges State Beach
Golden Gate Park ©
Golden Gate Park

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