28 days in United States Itinerary

28 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock sightseeing planner

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

Route & dates

28 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  23​h 15​min
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  7​h 45​min
3
San Diego
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  7​h
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Grand Teton National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
6
Chicago
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
7
Orlando, Florida
— 1 night
8
Orlando, Florida
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
9
Washington DC
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
10
New York City
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  13​h
11
Juneau
— 2 nights
Fly:  28​h
End: Bengaluru

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): head off the coast to Alcatraz Island. On the 4th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, then admire the masterpieces at Asian Art Museum, then identify plant and animal life at Strawberry Hill, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Twin Peaks.

To see reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read San Francisco trip planning app .

Bengaluru, India to San Francisco is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 13 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Bengaluru in October; daily highs in San Francisco reach 26°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
SS Jeremiah O'Brien ©
SS Jeremiah O'Brien
Asian Art Museum ©
Asian Art Museum

3
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Get in touch with nature at Glacier Point and Taft Point. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Tuolumne Meadows, explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park travel route planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from San Francisco in October, plan for little chillier days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 22°C, while nights are colder with lows around -2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): examine the collection at USS Midway Museum and then enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll the grounds of Fort Rosecrans Cemetery, then pause for some photo ops at Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mary, Star of the Sea Catholic Church, and finally admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the San Diego holiday planner.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Diego by combination of bus and flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in October, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in San Diego: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

3
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 out of the city life by going to Mount Washburn and Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. The adventure continues: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Yellowstone National Park, take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, explore the striking landscape at Gibbon Falls, and hike along Artist Point.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park online trip itinerary builder .

Do a combination of flight and car from San Diego to Yellowstone National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and car; or drive. Traveling from San Diego to Yellowstone National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from San Diego in October, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 9°C and lows at -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Teton National Park.

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
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley

1
night
Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©
The peaks of Grand Teton National Park aren't the highest in the world, but they sit atop what might be nature's archetypes for mountains.
On the 14th (Mon), cruise along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive and then look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Teton.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Teton National Park route planner .

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park takes 1.5 hours. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Grand Teton National Park, ranging from highs of 15°C to lows of -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

1
night
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 15th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Fourth Presbyterian Church, then explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, then make a trip to Millennium Park, and finally make a trip to The Magnificent Mile. On the 16th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, then grab your bike and head to Lakefront Trail, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Montrose Point Bird Sanctuary.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Chicago journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Grand Teton National Park to Chicago takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, shuttle, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Teton National Park to Chicago is 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Grand Teton National Park in October: highs in Chicago hover around 21°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Chicago

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

1
night
Orlando, Florida

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe and then make an unforgettable trip to Walt Disney World Resort. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds Orlando and then kick back and relax at Discovery Cove.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Orlando trip itinerary builder tool .

Fly from Chicago to Orlando in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Chicago to Orlando, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In October, Orlando is a bit warmer than Chicago - with highs of 34°C and lows of 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Discovery Cove ©
Discovery Cove

2
nights
Orlando, Florida

Orlando ©
On the 19th (Sat), find something for the whole family at Universal Orlando Resort, stroll the grounds of Greenwood Cemetery, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St James Roman Catholic Cathedral. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Tibet-Butler Preserve, then discover the magic at Happily Ever After Fireworks, then enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, and finally see the interesting displays at Tupperware Confidence Center.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Orlando trip maker site .

Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort
Balloon Rides
Greenwood Cemetery ©
Greenwood Cemetery

1
night
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 21st (Mon), explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, then get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, then contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, and finally pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Washington DC road trip planning tool .

Fly from Orlando to Washington DC in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Orlando in October: high temperatures in Washington DC hover around 25°C and lows are around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ©

1
night
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 23rd (Wed): explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, then take a stroll through Times Square, and then take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building. On the 24th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial and then grab your bike and head to East River Waterfront Esplanade.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, read New York City trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in October, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Juneau.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Times Square ©
Times Square

2
nights
Juneau

Juneau ©
Juneau is an unusual state capital in many respects.
Take a break from the city and head to Tracy Arm Fjord and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Museum-lovers will appreciate Juneau-Douglas City Museum and Fairweather Gallery and Gifts. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Juneau trip itinerary maker .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Juneau in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Alaska Standard Time (AKST), which is usually a -4 hour difference. When traveling from New York City in October, plan for much colder days in Juneau, with highs around 11°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 3°C. On the 27th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Juneau

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trip

Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Tracy Arm Fjord ©
Tracy Arm Fjord
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center ©
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center

Similar Plans

30 days in United States BY A USER FROM OMAN June, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 31 days in United States BY A USER FROM KUWAIT August, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 31 days in United States BY A USER FROM OMAN June, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 31 days in United States BY A USER FROM OMAN June, teens, kids, beaches, shopping, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, teens, kids, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 32 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 30 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 29 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 29 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 30 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 32 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 31 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 32 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, culture, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: January, culture, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans