30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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30 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Charlotte
Fly + Drive:  4​h
1
Sandestin
— Few hours
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Austin
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  9​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
5
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
6
Portland
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  7​h
7
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h 30​min
8
Saint Louis
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 15​min
9
Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  3​h
10
Dayton
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  4​h 15​min
11
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
12
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Charlotte

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Sandestin

Sandestin
Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort is a 2400acre destination resort in Miramar Beach, Florida, United States, on Northwest Florida’s Gulf Coast. To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Sandestin trip itinerary maker website .

Charlotte to Sandestin is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Charlotte to Sandestin is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Charlotte in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 75°F in Sandestin. On the 1st (Sun), you're off toAustin.

Things to do in Sandestin

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

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Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): admire all the interesting features of Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium, then get a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol, and then get your game on at The Escape Game Austin.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Austin journey planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Sandestin to Austin. In September, daytime highs in Austin are 93°F, while nighttime lows are 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Austin

Historic Sites Fun & Games
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The Escape Game Austin ©
The Escape Game Austin
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol

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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.
On the 4th (Wed), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, hike along Rim Trail, take some stellar pictures from Powell Point, and tour the pleasant surroundings at North Kaibab Trail.

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You can do a combination of flight and bus from Austin to Grand Canyon National Park in 9.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Austin to Grand Canyon National Park is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Austin in September, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 75°F by day to 43°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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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.
Step out of Las Vegas with an excursion to Hoover Dam in Boulder City--about 50 minutes away. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio, try to win big at Paris Las Vegas, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, and explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

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Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 93°F to lows of 71°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, admire all the interesting features of Oracle Park, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, and sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting.

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Fly from Las Vegas to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Las Vegas in September: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 76°F and lows are around 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Portland.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

1
night
Portland

A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, stop by Powell's City of Books, then take in nature's colorful creations at Lan Su Chinese Garden, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Portland visit planner.

Fly from San Francisco to Portland in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Fun & Games Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Room Escape Games
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
On the 17th (Tue), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Washburn. Spend the 16th (Mon) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, tour the pleasant surroundings at Artist Point, contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake, and take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park tour itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Portland to Yellowstone National Park by combination of flight and car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. While traveling from Portland, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Yellowstone National Park, ranging from highs of 60°F to lows of 33°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Yellowstone Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake

1
day
Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis, stroll around Forest Park, then admire the natural beauty at Missouri Botanical Garden, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Top Notch Axe Throwing St. Louis.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Saint Louis road trip app .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Saint Louis in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Saint Louis, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September: high temperatures in Saint Louis hover around 84°F and lows are around 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Parks Historic Sites Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Top Notch Axe Throwing St. Louis ©
Top Notch Axe Throwing St. Louis
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis ©
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis
Missouri Botanical Garden ©
Missouri Botanical Garden

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nights
Chicago

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, explore and take pictures at Wrigley Field, and enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Chicago tour itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Saint Louis to Chicago by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Saint Louis in September, you will find days in Chicago are little chillier (78°F), and nights are about the same (61°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Dayton.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Wrigley Field ©
Wrigley Field

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night
Dayton

Dayton ©
Home of airplane pioneers the Wright brothers, Dayton prides itself on its inventors, including Charles F.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): head outdoors with Dayton Dragons Baseball and then see the interesting displays at National Museum of the US Air Force.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Dayton trip website .

Getting from Chicago to Dayton by combination of flight and taxi takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In September, daily temperatures in Dayton can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Dayton

Outdoors Museums
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the US Air Force ©

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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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal, wander the streets of Times Square, and make a trip to Rockefeller Center.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the New York City day trip site .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Dayton to New York City in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Dayton in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in New York City, with lows of 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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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, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, ponder the world of politics at The Pentagon, and get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Washington DC travel app .

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. September in Washington DC sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 65°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

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

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