30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

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New York City
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Washington DC
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Asheville
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Hollywood
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Las Vegas
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San Diego
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Los Angeles
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San Francisco
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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.
Popular historic sites such as 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island are in your itinerary. The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Times Square are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore New York City's surroundings by going to Valley Forge National Historical Park (in Valley Forge) and Philadelphia (Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts & Rittenhouse Square). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock, get engrossed in the history at Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site, and wander the streets of Fifth Avenue.

To see other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our New York City holiday maker tool.

Istanbul, Turkey to New York City is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Turkey Time (TRT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -8 hour difference. Traveling from Istanbul in March, things will get a bit cooler in New York City: highs are around 11°C and lows about 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

Washington DC

— 3 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.
Let the collections at National Gallery of Art and National Air and Space Museum capture your imagination. The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and Arlington National Cemetery will appeal to history buffs. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, admire the striking features of Washington National Cathedral, and pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Washington DC trip planner.

Fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New York City in March: highs in Washington DC hover around 15°C, while lows dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Asheville.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature

Side Trips

Asheville

— 2 nights

Land of the Sky

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
You've now added Food Tours to your itinerary. On the 9th (Wed), indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then take in the exciting artwork at New Morning Gallery, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Lexington Glassworks. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Saint Lawrence, then view the masterpieces at Woolworth Walk, and then see the interesting displays at Asheville Pinball Museum.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Asheville vacation builder site.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Asheville takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Hollywood.

Things to do in Asheville

Tours · Museums · Spas · Shopping

Hollywood

— 4 nights

Diamond of the Gold Coast

The city of Hollywood is a classic Florida beach town and popular vacation spot, attracting visitors with its picturesque beaches, lively nightlife, and laid-back vibe.
Visit South Beach and Hollywood Beach for some beach relaxation. Your inner history buff will appreciate Lincoln Road and Art Deco Historic District. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hollywood: Shark Valley Visitor Center (in Everglades National Park), Vizcaya Museum and Gardens (in Miami) and The Wolfsonian - Florida International University (in Miami Beach). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Wiener Museum of Decorative Arts (WMODA), make a trip to Wynwood Walls, get outside with JP Outfitters Inc., and take a tour by water with Sportfishing Miami Therapy 4.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Hollywood road trip app.

Traveling by flight from Asheville to Hollywood takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Asheville in March, things will get much hotter in Hollywood: highs are around 31°C and lows about 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Hollywood

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

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.
Do your shopping at The Strip and Barneys New York. Take a break from the city and head to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Willow Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve in Henderson (about 32 minutes away). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and try your luck at New York New York Casino.

For other places to visit and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip planner.

You can fly from Hollywood to Las Vegas in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Hollywood to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Hollywood in March; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 27°C and lows reach 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to fly to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Shopping · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

San Diego

— 3 nights

America's Finest City

Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Appreciate the collections at USS Midway Museum and Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House. Escape the urban bustle at La Jolla Cove and Parasailing & Paragliding. There's much more to do: admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, explore the different monuments and memorials at Fort Rosecrans Cemetery, shop like a local with Gaslamp Quarter, and view the masterpieces at Spanish Village Art Center.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our San Diego tour builder app.

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in March, expect nights in San Diego to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are slightly colder, around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Museums

Los Angeles

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): take a stroll through Rodeo Drive, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, then take a stroll through Montana Avenue, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Two Rodeo Drive. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall, then enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica State Beach, then take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, and finally stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles day trip planner.

Getting from San Diego to Los Angeles by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In March in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to fly to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

San Francisco

— 4 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Alcatraz Island and Exploratorium. Visit Golden Gate Bridge and SS Jeremiah O'Brien for their historical value. Next up on the itinerary: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, admire the masterpieces at Legion of Honor, see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum, and buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace.

For traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco road trip website.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in March, you will find days in San Francisco are a bit cooler (21°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can fly to Chicago.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Chicago

— 3 nights

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple, then take a stroll through The Magnificent Mile, then view the masterpieces at Chicago Cultural Center, and finally admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Tue): admire the striking features of Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, try your luck at Horseshoe Hammond, then get outside with Outdoor Activities, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Fourth Presbyterian Church.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Chicago trip itinerary maker app.

Fly from San Francisco to Chicago in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from San Francisco to Chicago. In March, Chicago is colder than San Francisco - with highs of 8°C and lows of -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Beaches
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.

North Carolina travel guide

4.4
History Museums · Specialty Museums · Zipline
The Tar Heel State
A top destination for a holiday in nature, North Carolina provides a seemingly endless variety of outdoor activities, including hiking, mountain climbing, and skiing. While the state's rural regions offer a taste of traditional Appalachian music and culture, its increasingly diverse big cities feature modern skyscrapers, renowned museums, and historical neighborhoods perfect for sightseeing tours. The coastal region, famous for its year-round temperate climate, attracts millions of annual visitors, making North Carolina the sixth most-visited state in the country. Though it's hard to find a quiet time of year in coastal North Carolina, the state's inland areas retain many secluded corners where you can experience the laid-back Old South atmosphere.

California travel guide

4.1
Specialty Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Beaches
The Golden State
The country's most populous state, California includes landscapes that range from the forested northern coast to harsh southern deserts. Sandwiched right in the middle of the state is a fertile valley, home to farms, vineyards, and orchards. California's cities offer diverse attractions, from amusement parks and upscale shops to award-winning restaurants and innovative art galleries. Outside the state's big urban centers, places to visit include some of the nation's most rugged national parks, ancient forests, towering mountain peaks, and ski resorts. More than just a surfing destination famous for its beaches and winding coastal roads, California also boasts one of the world's largest economies, bolstered by the booming tech industries.