30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States tour planner

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Chicago
— 2 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
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Seattle
— 2 nights
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
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Washington DC
— 2 nights
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New York City
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Chicago

— 2 nights

Windy City

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: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Shedd Aquarium.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Chicago vacation planner.

Dublin, Ireland to Chicago is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Dublin in June, expect Chicago to be a bit warmer, temps between 32°C and 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Childrens Museums

Yellowstone National Park

— 2 nights

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser, take in the dramatic scenery at Kepler Cascades, and identify plant and animal life at Hayden Valley.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip maker app.

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, bus, and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Chicago in June: highs in Yellowstone National Park hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Seattle

— 2 nights

Emerald City

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, make a trip to Space Needle, then shop like a local with Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally wander the streets of Pike Place Market. On the 21st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum, examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, and then see where the action happens at T-Mobile Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Seattle trip planner.

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Seattle, ranging from highs of 27°C to lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Nature

San Francisco

— 4 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 plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, catch a live event at Oracle Park, and see the interesting displays at Exploratorium.

For maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco trip planning tool.

Getting from Seattle to San Francisco by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in San Francisco are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums

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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, hike along Tuolumne Meadows, stroll through Panorama Trail, and take some stellar pictures from Valley View.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park tour planner.

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. While traveling from San Francisco, expect somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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.
Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Anaheim to see Disneyland Park about 36 minutes away. Pack the 1st (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. And it doesn't end there: take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, put a fun spin on your tour with Fantastic Race, and examine the collection at The Getty Center.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Yosemite National Park in June since evenings lows in Los Angeles dip to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Fun & Games · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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.
When in Las Vegas, make a side trip to see Hoover Dam in Boulder City, approximately Boulder City away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip planning website.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, expect nights in Las Vegas to be a bit warmer, around 32°C, while days are warmer, around 47°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Washington DC

— 2 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 plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at National Zoological Park, and pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Washington DC trip planner.

Getting from Las Vegas to Washington DC by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Washington DC is 3 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in July, with highs in Washington DC at 37°C and lows at 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature

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 plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Central Park, explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, tour the pleasant surroundings at The High Line, and take a stroll through Times Square.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the New York City day trip planning app.

You can take a train from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

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.