30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Charlotte
Fly:  4 h
1
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
2
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h
3
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
4
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Subway + Fly:  8 h 30 min
5
Juneau
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  13 h
6
New York City
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h
7
Cape May
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
8
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
9
Orlando
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
10
Key West
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
End: Charlotte

2
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Lincoln Park Zoo, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Shedd Aquarium, and walk around Milton Lee Olive Park.

Before you visit Chicago, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Charlotte to Chicago is an approximately 4- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Charlotte to Chicago. While traveling from Charlotte, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Chicago, ranging from highs of 81°F to lows of 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Chicago ©
The Escape Game Chicago
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Lincoln Park Zoo ©
Lincoln Park Zoo

3
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.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, shopping, and casinos. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas journey planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Las Vegas takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Chicago in June, expect nights in Las Vegas to be a bit warmer, around 77°F, while days are much warmer, around 103°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
The Strip ©
The Strip

4
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.
Los Angeles is known for museums, theme parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get outside with Self Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine Temple, admire the majestic nature at Topanga State Park, examine the collection at Petersen Automotive Museum, and look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Las Vegas to Los Angeles by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. When traveling from Las Vegas in June, plan for colder days in Los Angeles, with highs around 79°F, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Childrens Museums Parks

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Self Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine Temple ©
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

4
nights
San Francisco

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 plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, hunt for treasures at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, and admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and subway; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Los Angeles in June: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 71°F and lows are around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Juneau.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

3
nights
Juneau

Juneau is an unusual state capital in many respects.
On the 15th (Mon), get outside with Northern Passages and Glacier Bay, then observe the fascinating underwater world at DIPAC's Macaulay Salmon Hatchery, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Juneau-Douglas City Museum, then stop by Glacier Smoothie Soaps LLC, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Juneau online tour itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of subway and flight from San Francisco to Juneau in 8.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of subway, flight, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Alaska Standard Time (AKST) is minus 1 hour. In June, Juneau is slightly colder than San Francisco - with highs of 63°F and lows of 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Juneau

Outdoors Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center ©
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center
DIPAC's Macaulay Salmon Hatchery ©
DIPAC's Macaulay Salmon Hatchery

4
nights
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and take a stroll through Times Square.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the New York City online trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Juneau to New York City takes 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, flight, and bus; or do a combination of ferry and train. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Juneau to New York City due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Juneau in June: high temperatures in New York City hover around 80°F and lows are around 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Cape May.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

1
night
Cape May

Cape May ©
Cape May represents the other Jersey Shore--the one you don't see on TV--the one with a rich history and a refined, relaxed atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): head outdoors with EcoVentures, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cape May County Park & Zoo, and then putt your heart out at Pirate Island Golf.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Cape May driving holiday planner.

You can drive from New York City to Cape May in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train, tram, and bus. In June in Cape May, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 64°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Washington DC.

Things to do in Cape May

Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trips

Pirate Island Golf, Cape May County Park & Zoo, EcoVentures
Highlights from your plan
Pirate Island Golf ©
Pirate Island Golf
Cape May County Park & Zoo ©
Cape May County Park & Zoo
EcoVentures ©
EcoVentures

3
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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, ponder the world of politics at White House, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral.

Find out how to plan Washington DC trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can drive from Cape May to Washington DC in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. While traveling from Cape May, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Washington DC, ranging from highs of 86°F to lows of 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History ©
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

3
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.
Orlando is known for theme parks, nightlife, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: find something for the whole family at Magic Kingdom Park, get your game on at Nomadic, discover the magic at Avatar Flight of Passage, and test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Game Orlando.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Orlando attractions planner.

Fly from Washington DC to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 91°F in June, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Fun & Games Museums

Side Trip

Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
Highlights from your plan
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort

2
nights
Key West

Key West ©
Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): see the vivid underwater world at Vandenberg Wreck, then identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, then examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Alan S. Maltz Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Audubon House & Tropical Gardens, see the interesting displays at Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum, take in the exciting artwork at 7 Artists & Friends Gallery, then sample the fine beverages at Key West Distilling, and finally see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Key West road trip website.

Getting from Orlando to Key West by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Orlando in June, plan for a bit warmer nights in Key West, with lows around 79°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Wildlife Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Alan S. Maltz Gallery ©
Alan S. Maltz Gallery
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum
Scuba & Snorkeling

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