30 days in Continental USA Itinerary

30 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Continental USA trip itinerary builder

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New York City
— 4 nights
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Washington DC
— 4 nights
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Drive to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Fly to Quad City International Airport, Drive to Nauvoo
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Nauvoo
— 2 nights
Drive to Quad City International Airport, Fly to Las Vegas
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Las Vegas
— 4 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Jackson Hole
— 3 nights
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Billings
— 2 nights
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Deadwood
— 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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, tour the pleasant surroundings at The High Line, and admire the landmark architecture of Empire State Building.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City trip planning site.

Charlotte to New York City is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Charlotte in October: highs in New York City hover around 70°F, while lows dip to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to fly to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Washington DC

— 4 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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, appreciate the history behind Washington Monument, and learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Washington DC online trip builder.

Fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Washington DC are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to Nauvoo.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Historic Sites

Nauvoo

— 2 nights
Nauvoo is a small city in Hancock County, Illinois, United States, on the Mississippi River near Fort Madison, Iowa. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nauvoo State Park and then get engrossed in the history at Rheinberger House Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nauvoo Temple and then contemplate the long history of Historic Nauvoo.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Nauvoo trip itinerary planning site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Washington DC to Nauvoo. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Washington DC in October, plan for slightly colder nights in Nauvoo, with lows around 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Nauvoo

Historic Sites · Museums

Las Vegas

— 4 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Las Vegas side-trips: Boulder City (Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum & Hoover Dam). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, and try to win big at The Mirage.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Nauvoo to Las Vegas. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Nauvoo to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Nauvoo in October: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 82°F and lows are around 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Shopping · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park

— 4 nights
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.
On the 17th (Sun), spend a scenic day exploring the area around Half Dome. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, trek along Mariposa Grove, explore the activities along Tenaya Lake, and don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Yosemite National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in October: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 66°F, while lows dip to 28°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

San Francisco

— 3 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Alcatraz Island, go for a walk through Lombard Street, see the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique, and take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip planner.

Drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in October, expect nights in San Francisco to be warmer, around 56°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature

Jackson Hole

— 3 nights
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
Explore Jackson Hole's surroundings by going to Grand Teton National Park (Grand Teton & 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive) and Yellowstone National Park (Cave Falls & Lewis Falls).

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Jackson Hole day trip tool.

Fly from San Francisco to Jackson Hole in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from San Francisco in October: highs in Jackson Hole hover around 55°F, while lows dip to 28°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Mon) to allow time for the flight to Billings.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Billings

— 2 nights
Billings is the largest city in the state of Montana, and is the principal city of the Billings Metropolitan Area with a population of 166,855.Billings is located in the south-eastern portion of the state and is the seat of Yellowstone County, which had a 2015 population of 157,048. Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): trot along with a tour on horseback and then learn about winemaking at Yellowstone Cellars & Winery. On the 27th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Moss Mansion and then get a taste of the local shopping with Toucan Gallery.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Billings online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Jackson Hole to Billings by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Jackson Hole in October, with highs in Billings at 61°F and lows at 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Deadwood.

Things to do in Billings

Museums · Wineries · Shopping · Outdoors

Deadwood

— 3 nights
Deadwood is a city in South Dakota, United States, and the county seat of Lawrence County. Go for a jaunt from Deadwood to Keystone to see Mount Rushmore National Memorial about 58 minutes away. The adventure continues: make a trip to Deadwood Model Train, relax and rejuvenate at Stress Relief Massage of Deadwood, stroll through Deadwood Trailhead George S. Mickelson Trail, and view the masterpieces at Scott Jacobs Studio.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Deadwood holiday builder tool.

Getting from Billings to Deadwood by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of bus and taxi. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Billings to Deadwood due to the time zone difference. In October, daytime highs in Deadwood are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Deadwood

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Spas

Side Trip