29 days in United States Itinerary

29 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States sightseeing planner

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New York City
— 4 nights
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Washington DC
— 3 nights
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Asheville
— 3 nights
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Charleston
— 2 nights
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New Orleans
— 2 nights
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Dallas
— 1 night
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Santa Fe
— 1 night
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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New York City

— 4 nights

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Central Park and Statue of Liberty National Monument. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal, and take some stellar pictures from Top of the Rock.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City route builder app.

Birmingham, UK to New York City is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -5 hour difference. Traveling from Birmingham in July, things will get somewhat warmer in New York City: highs are around 35°C and lows about 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Washington DC

— 3 nights
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.
Bring the kids along to National Air and Space Museum and National Gallery of Art. There's still lots to do: get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, admire nature's wide array of creatures at National Zoological Park, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial.

Plan trip to Washington DC with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can take a train from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Asheville.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Asheville

— 3 nights

Land of the Sky

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Attractions like River Rafting & Tubing and Chimneys Picnic Area make great kid-friendly stops. Venture out of the city with trips to Zipline (in Hartford), Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Alum Cave Trail, Mount LeConte, &more) and Fowler's Clay Works (in Gatlinburg). There's more to do: get a taste of the local shopping with Lexington Glassworks.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Asheville planner.

You can fly from Washington DC to Asheville in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, Asheville is slightly colder than Washington DC - with highs of 34°C and lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Asheville

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

Charleston

— 2 nights
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
On the 21st (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then don't miss a visit to Ann Caldwell & the Magnolia Singers, and then surround yourself with nature on Charleston Fossil Adventures. On the next day, immerse yourself in nature at Isle of Palms County Park and then get interesting insight from Tours.

For more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Charleston road trip planner.

Getting from Asheville to Charleston by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Asheville in July since evenings lows in Charleston dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Charleston

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

New Orleans

— 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum and then get a dose of the wild on Happiness Bayou Tours. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of St. Louis Cathedral, examine the collection at Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, then have fun and explore at Louisiana Children's Museum, and finally find something for the whole family at Carousel Gardens.

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

Getting from Charleston to New Orleans by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Charleston to New Orleans is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Charleston in July, you will find days in New Orleans are a bit cooler (31°C), and nights are about the same (31°C). On the 25th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Dallas.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums · Childrens Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors

Dallas

— 1 night

Big D

One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Top O'Hill Terrace.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Dallas trip builder website.

Getting from New Orleans to Dallas by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New Orleans in July, expect nights in Dallas to be about the same, around 30°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 41°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Dallas

Theme Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Santa Fe

— 1 night

City Different

Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): take in the exciting artwork at Nedra Matteucci Galleries, view the masterpieces at El Nicho, then examine the collection at The Harrell House Bug Museum, then see what you can catch with The Reel Life, and finally take an exotic tour of Southwest Safaris.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Santa Fe day trip planning website.

You can fly from Dallas to Santa Fe in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Dallas in July, with highs in Santa Fe at 36°C and lows at 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Wildlife · Outdoors · Museums · Tours

Las Vegas

— 3 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Attractions like Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and DISCOVERY Children's Museum make great kid-friendly stops. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and head outdoors with Mandalay Bay Beach.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas visit app.

Traveling by flight from Santa Fe to Las Vegas takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Santa Fe to Las Vegas. Traveling from Santa Fe in July, you will find days in Las Vegas are a bit warmer (47°C), and nights are much hotter (32°C). You will have some time to spend on the 31st (Sun) before leaving for Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums

Los Angeles

— 3 nights

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Disneyland Park and Griffith Observatory. When in Los Angeles, make a side trip to see Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim, approximately Anaheim away. Pack the 3rd (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

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

Fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Las Vegas in July, expect nights in Los Angeles to be a bit cooler, around 22°C, while days are cooler, around 33°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Museums

Side Trips

San Francisco

— 3 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge. The adventure continues: get curious at Exploratorium, make a trip to Ferry Building Marketplace, take some stellar pictures from Battery Spencer, and stroll around Golden Gate Park.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August, San Francisco is little chillier than Los Angeles - with highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.