29 days in United States Itinerary

29 days in United States Itinerary

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29 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Malmo
+2
train + foot + Fly:  12​h
1
New York City
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Nashville
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Memphis
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Dallas
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 15​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
6
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
7
San Francisco
— 5 nights
+2
Fly + foot + train:  14​h
End: Malmo

3
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Central Park and Statue of Liberty National Monument. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Food Tours and Ground Zero Museum Workshop. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, admire the striking features of Empire State Building, engage your brain at Gulliver's Gate, and hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the New York City journey planning website .

Malmo, Sweden to New York City is an approximately 12-hour combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Malmo to New York City. Traveling from Malmo in June, things will get somewhat warmer in New York City: highs are around 31°C and lows about 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Nashville.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

5
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Beer Tastings & Tours and The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill). Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nashville: Bowling Green (Lost River Cave & National Corvette Museum). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Downtown Nashville, contemplate the long history of Belle Meade Plantation, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and get engrossed in the history at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Nashville vacation tool .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to Nashville takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Nashville is minus 1 hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to drive to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Tours Parks

Side Trips

Bowling Green, Lotz House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage ©
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage
Lost River Cave ©
Lost River Cave
Beer Tastings & Tours

2
nights
Memphis

Memphis ©
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
On the 7th (Tue), appreciate the extensive heritage of Beale Street, take an in-depth tour of Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Memphis Zoo, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: try to win big at Southland Park Gaming and Racing, then see the interesting displays at Stax Museum of American Soul Music, then pause for some photo ops at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, and finally steep yourself in history at The Peabody Ducks.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Memphis trip planner .

Drive from Nashville to Memphis in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In July, daytime highs in Memphis are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Fun & Games Parks

Side Trip

Southland Park Gaming and Racing
Highlights from your plan
Memphis Zoo ©
Memphis Zoo
Stax Museum of American Soul Music ©

4
nights
Dallas

Dallas ©
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Fossil Rim Wildlife Center and Perot Museum of Nature and Science. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Dallas: Fort Worth (Kimbell Art Museum & Fort Worth Zoo). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, admire all the interesting features of Globe Life Park, stroll around Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, and appreciate the history behind Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark District.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Dallas road trip planning website .

You can fly from Memphis to Dallas in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Dallas

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Fort Worth, Fossil Rim Wildlife Center, Globe Life Park
Highlights from your plan
Fossil Rim Wildlife Center ©
Fossil Rim Wildlife Center
Fort Worth Zoo ©
Fort Worth Zoo
Perot Museum of Nature and Science ©
Perot Museum of Nature and Science

3
nights
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to South Kaibab Trail and Desert View Watchtower. On the 14th (Tue), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: trek along Rim Trail, take a memorable drive along East Rim Drive, take some stellar pictures from Mather Point, and admire the landmark architecture of Lookout Studio.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Dallas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Dallas to Grand Canyon National Park is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Dallas in July, plan for a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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.
Attractions like Disneyland Park and Santa Monica State Beach make great kid-friendly stops. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Disney California Adventure Park and Heisler Park. Step out of Los Angeles to go to San Juan Capistrano and see Mission San Juan Capistrano, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The Getty Center, make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame, explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, and look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

For photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles online driving holiday planner .

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Los Angeles, with lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Anaheim, Mission San Juan Capistrano, Heisler Park, Santa Monica State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Wine Tours & Tastings and Beer Tastings & Tours. There's lots more to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, make a trip to Lombard Street, contemplate the waterfront views at San Francisco Bay, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

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Getting from Los Angeles to San Francisco by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Los Angeles in July: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 26°C and lows are around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Nature Parks

Side Trip

Marin Headlands
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

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