29 days in United States Itinerary

29 days in United States Itinerary

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29 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Houston
bus:  3​h 15​min
1
San Antonio
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
5
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
7
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  9​h 45​min
8
Niagara Falls
— 1 day
bus + Fly:  4​h 30​min
9
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
10
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h
11
Orlando
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h
12
Pensacola Beach
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  5​h
End: Houston

1
night
San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): get in on the family fun at SeaWorld San Antonio. On the 10th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at The San Antonio River Walk, steep yourself in history at The Alamo, and then find something for the whole family at Six Flags Fiesta Texas.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the San Antonio online driving holiday planner .

Houston to San Antonio is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 93°F in June, and nighttime lows around 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Antonio

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
SeaWorld San Antonio ©
SeaWorld San Antonio
Six Flags Fiesta Texas ©
Six Flags Fiesta Texas
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk

2
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.
On the 11th (Tue), take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and then don't miss a visit to Bellagio Fountains. On the 12th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at The Mob Museum, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas tour planner .

You can fly from San Antonio to Las Vegas in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from San Antonio to Las Vegas is minus 2 hours. When traveling from San Antonio in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 103°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): examine the collection at Maritime Museum of San Diego and then meet the residents at San Diego Zoo. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at San Diego Model Railroad Museum and then get in on the family fun at SeaWorld San Diego.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read San Diego trip tool .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to San Diego takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect colder days and a bit cooler nights in San Diego, ranging from highs of 73°F to lows of 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
Maritime Museum of San Diego ©
Maritime Museum of San Diego

3
nights
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Disneyland Park and Universal Studios Hollywood. When in Los Angeles, make a side trip to see Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim, approximately 38 minutes away.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip planner.

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. While traveling from San Diego, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 79°F to lows of 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks

Side Trip

Anaheim
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Exploratorium and Japanese Tea Garden. Next up on the itinerary: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, make a trip to Ferry Building Marketplace, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and see the interesting displays at de Young Museum.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip planner .

You can fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and subway; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, expect San Francisco to be little chillier, temps between 71°F and 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

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nights
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
On the 21st (Fri), examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, get a taste of the local shopping with Pike Place Market, then appreciate the history behind Fremont Troll, and finally make a trip to Space Needle. On your second day here, take in the exciting artwork at Glasshouse Studio, meet the residents at Seattle Aquarium, stroll through Woodland Park Zoo, then take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and finally explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass.

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

Getting from San Francisco to Seattle by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Seattle are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Seattle Aquarium ©
Seattle Aquarium
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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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.
Kids will enjoy Hayden Valley and Lehardy's Rapids. On the 23rd (Sun), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Washburn. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, hike along Artist Point, and take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful.

For ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park tour builder site .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Seattle, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Yellowstone National Park, ranging from highs of 66°F to lows of 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn

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day
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls, meet the residents at Aquarium of Niagara, and then Head underground at Cave of the Winds.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Niagara Falls road trip planning website .

Do a combination of car, flight, and bus from Yellowstone National Park to Niagara Falls in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 2 hours. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Niagara Falls, with highs around 77°F, while nights are much warmer with lows around 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Aquarium of Niagara ©
Aquarium of Niagara
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls

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nights
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like National Zoological Park and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, get a sense of history and politics at White House, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral.

To see photos and tourist information, read our Washington DC vacation maker .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Niagara Falls to Washington DC takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. In June, Washington DC is a bit warmer than Niagara Falls - with highs of 86°F and lows of 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Zoological Park ©
National Zoological Park

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nights
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.
Attractions like Central Park and Statue of Liberty National Monument make great kid-friendly stops. There's still lots to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, admire the natural beauty at The Garden at St. Lukes in the Fields, admire the striking features of Chrysler Building, and wander the streets of Times Square.

Start your trip to New York City by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

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, expect nights in New York City to be about the same, around 65°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 80°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

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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.
You've now added Disney's Animal Kingdom to your itinerary. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Walt Disney World Resort and Universal Orlando Resort. Pack the 5th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Orlando visit planning site .

Fly from New York City to Orlando in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 91°F, and evening lows to 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Pensacola Beach.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort

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Pensacola Beach

Pensacola Beach
Pensacola Beach is an unincorporated community located on Santa Rosa Island, a barrier island, in Escambia County, Florida, United States. On the 7th (Sun), tour the water at your own pace with Hot Spots Fishing Charters and then tour the water at your own pace with Dolphin Express.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Pensacola Beach trip itinerary builder tool .

You can do a combination of train, taxi, flight, and car from Orlando to Pensacola Beach in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. In July in Pensacola Beach, expect temperatures between 91°F during the day and 76°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pensacola Beach

Wildlife Transportation Outdoors

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