30 days in Continental USA Itinerary

30 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States tour planner

Make it your trip
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Boston
— 1 night
Fly
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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 1 night
Fly
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Key West
— 3 nights
Fly
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Honolulu, Oahu
— 5 nights
Fly
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Lahaina, Maui
— 5 nights
Fly to Portland, Bus to Astoria
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Astoria
— 3 nights
Drive
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Seattle
— 1 night
Fly
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Oklahoma City
— 3 nights
Fly
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Gettysburg
— 1 night
Drive
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New York City
— 5 nights
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Boston

— 1 night

Beantown

Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
On the 11th (Sun), wander the streets of North End, get engrossed in the history at Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, and then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Boston day trip planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Boston. Expect a daytime high around 43°F in March, and nighttime lows around 29°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Neighborhoods

Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

— 1 night
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): stop by Fiore Artisan Olive Oils and Vinegars, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Saviour's Church :, and then kick back and relax at Little Hunters Beach.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Bar Harbor trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Boston to Bar Harbor takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, Bar Harbor is a bit cooler than Boston - with highs of 37°F and lows of 22°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trip

Key West

— 3 nights

Conch Republic

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.
On the 14th (Wed), explore and take pictures at The Overseas Highway, then contemplate the long history of Truman Little White House, then enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Zachary Taylor, and finally stroll the grounds of Key West Cemetery. Keep things going the next day: glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Key West vacation maker app.

Fly from Bar Harbor to Key West in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Bar Harbor in March; daily highs in Key West reach 79°F and lows reach 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Honolulu, Oahu

— 5 nights

Big Pineapple

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Iolani Palace and Makapuu Lighthouse Trail. Do some cultural sightseeing at Battleship Missouri Memorial and National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Honolulu: Kailua (Kalama Beach Park, Lanikai Beach, &more). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Waikiki Beach, see the interesting displays at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, take a memorable drive along Makapu'u Point, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

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

Traveling by flight from Key West to Honolulu takes 16 hours. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time (HST) is minus 5 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Honolulu can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lahaina, Maui

— 5 nights

Crown Jewel of Maui

Once the booming capital of the Hawaiian Kingdom, the tropical paradise of Lahaina still remains one of Maui's top vacation attractions, providing both culture and recreation.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Ho'okipa Beach Park and Napili Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Haleakala Crater and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Change things up with these side-trips from Lahaina: Hui No‘eau Visual Arts Center (in Makawao), Scuba & Snorkeling (in Kihei) and Wailea Beach (in Wailea). The adventure continues: stop by Lahaina Front Street, examine the collection at Whalers Village Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with Village Galleries in Lahaina, and stroll around Lahaina Banyan Court.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Lahaina trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Honolulu to Lahaina by flight takes about 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in March, and nighttime lows around 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Astoria.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Astoria

— 3 nights

Spirit of the Columbia

Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Columbia River Maritime Museum and Northwest Carriage Museum. Explore hidden gems such as Haystack Rock and Cannon Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Astoria: Grayland Beach State Park (in Grayland) and Manzanita Beach (in Manzanita). There's more to do: identify plant and animal life at Astoria Column.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Astoria tour planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Lahaina to Astoria in 13 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Lahaina to Astoria. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Lahaina in March; daily highs in Astoria reach 54°F and lows reach 41°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can go by car to Seattle.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Seattle

— 1 night

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.
On the 30th (Fri), wander the streets of Pike Place Market and then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Seattle travel route planner.

You can drive from Astoria to Seattle in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. March in Seattle sees daily highs of 56°F and lows of 42°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Oklahoma City.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Museums

Oklahoma City

— 3 nights

The Big Friendly

Oklahoma City, known to many as the "Big Friendly," represents the political, cultural, and economic engine of the state of Oklahoma.
On the 1st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through Bricktown, then see the interesting displays at National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, and then get engrossed in the history at Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Oklahoma City day trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Oklahoma City takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Seattle to Oklahoma City. Traveling from Seattle in March, you will find days in Oklahoma City are a bit warmer (65°F), and nights are about the same (40°F). On the 3rd (Tue), you're off to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Oklahoma City

Museums · Nature · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Gettysburg

— 1 night
Located near the memorial park marking the site of one of the largest Civil War battles, the town of Gettysburg sits in a landscape of rolling green hills with views of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the distance.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): take in the history at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center and then take in the history at Gettysburg National Military Park.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Gettysburg road trip planner.

Fly from Oklahoma City to Gettysburg in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Oklahoma City to Gettysburg due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Oklahoma City in April, plan for slightly colder days in Gettysburg, with highs around 64°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to New York City.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

New York City

— 5 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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) and Frick Collection. Your inner history buff will appreciate 9/11 Memorial and St. Paul's Chapel. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument, and contemplate the long history of Ellis Island.

For reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the New York City online holiday maker.

Drive from Gettysburg to New York City in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in New York City are 61°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Massachusetts travel guide

4.3
History Museums · Art Museums · Historic Walking Areas
The Bay State
Known as the "Bay State" because of the three bays dominating its coastline, Massachusetts has played a significant cultural and commercial role through most of the country's history. An increasingly popular vacation destination for foreign travelers, Massachusetts offers numerous places to visit, ranging from historical sites to modern urban centers famous for their culinary, art, and nightlife scenes. With the majority of its population living in and around the city of Boston, in the 20th century Massachusetts went from a state largely dependent on fishing and agriculture to the country's leader in higher education, healthcare, high technology, and financial services. Home to renowned universities and research centers, the state's cities attract a young crowd of students, scientists, artists, and business professionals.

Maine travel guide

4.6
Beaches · Lighthouses · Mountains
The Pine Tree State
The easternmost state in New England, Maine features an indented coastline and forested interior, carved eons ago by receding glaciers. Maine includes more lighthouses and quaint resort villages than you could ever hope to explore in a single trip, but the state is also one of the country's most sparsely populated, the majority of its land pristine and uninhabited wilderness. The temperate coastal regions, historically supported by fishing and lobstering, contain most of the state's urban centers and are the most popular spots in the state for holidays. The sea is the focus here, so it shouldn't come as a surprise that water plays an important role in the distinct character of the state, shaping its economy, tourism, cuisine, politics, sports, and art.

Florida travel guide

4.4
Disney Parks & Activities · Beaches · Theme Parks
The Sunshine State
The “Sunshine State,” Florida became a favorite winter destination for the affluent crowd over a century ago. Today, the state attracts visitors from around the world with its golden beaches and modern theme parks. You can spend your entire vacation enjoying the state's highly developed seaside areas, but remember that some of Florida's best-kept secrets are in secluded locations. Visit the big cities and their comfortable resorts offering top-notch dining and nightlife, but leave some time to see the peninsula's swampy landscape, filled with wild creatures and native plants. Farther away from the tourist-packed urban areas, the untamed wetlands of Florida offer a selection of things to do, such as kayaking, boat rides, and numerous other outdoor activities.

Hawaii travel guide

4.4
Scuba & Snorkeling · Beaches · Zipline
The Aloha State
An archipelago of hundreds of volcanic islands located in a geological hot spot in the middle of Pacific, Hawaii offers diverse natural scenery and a warm tropical climate. The six major islands open to tourism draw visitors with their sun-drenched public beaches and craggy natural trails. Thanks to their mid-Pacific location, the islands boast a vibrant native culture influenced by both North America and Asia. You can spend your vacation basking in the modern comforts of the big hotels, but to experience the true spirit of these islands, remember that real Hawaiians live outdoors. Encounter nature by surfing, swimming, fishing, and picnicking, or join a guided tour across the ancient lava flows to the top of Hawaii's rugged volcanic peaks.

Oregon travel guide

4.5
Gardens · State Parks · Specialty Museums
A land of many faces, Oregon is at once a state of rugged rocky coastlines and deep forests, as well as vibrant cities and small towns packed with award-winning restaurants and trendy shops. With nearly half of its land covered by dense fir, redwood, and pine forests, the state protects varied plant and animal life inside three national parks. In addition to pristine waterfalls, beaches, and lakes perfect for a holiday in nature, Oregon also offers numerous urban tourist attractions. Portland, the state's largest metropolis, notably includes more breweries than any other city in the world, and its central location makes it an ideal base for day trips to Oregon's emerging wine region and many parks.

Washington State travel guide

4.2
Art Museums · Observation Decks · Specialty Museums
The Evergreen State
A state with two distinct faces, Washington features a landscape split apart by the Cascade Mountains, separating the damp forested areas to the west from the irrigated farmland to the east. Named after the country's first president, Washington is the second most populous state in the western United States. Nearly 60 percent of its population lives in the Seattle metropolitan area, one of the state's most popular holiday destinations. A land of over 1,000 dams, Washington is a leading producer of products as diverse as wine, lumber, apples, hops, pears, and potatoes. A big contributor to the nation's manufacturing industries, the state also boasts a cosmopolitan culture with plenty of sightseeing opportunities and a selection of small cafes, bars, and restaurants.

Oklahoma travel guide

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Casinos · Monuments · Art Museums
The Sooner State
Boasting a rich Native American heritage and named after the Choctaw word for "Red People," Oklahoma remains home to about 40 native tribes who speak 25 distinct languages. Though the state remains one of the country's top producers of agricultural products, most of its inhabitants live within two metropolitan areas, Oklahoma City and Tulsa. The state is home to the 500-million-year-old Wichita Mountains, noted for being the site of the oldest national wildlife refuge in the United States. Explore the state's pristine natural areas while on vacation here, but be sure to leave plenty of time to tour its characteristic small towns, known for their food, music, and cultural festivals.

Pennsylvania travel guide

4.3
Specialty Museums · Casinos · History Museums
The Keystone State
One of the country's 13 original founding states, Pennsylvania contains a balance of modern cities and fertile fields. A rich and varied state with a colorful history dating back to colonial times, it remains a worthy holiday destination with its well-preserved 19th-century battle sites and memorial parks. This diverse land is home to pristine forests and rugged mountain regions. For an urban experience, visit the state's university cities, offering numerous tourist attractions as well as thriving music, performance, art, and culinary scenes. The region's Amish country provides a weekend getaway in a picturesque setting of quaint towns surrounded by rolling hills and fertile farmland.

New York State travel guide

4.5
Observation Decks · Scenic Walking Areas · Monuments
The Empire State
Home to the country's most populous city, the state of New York is a major gateway for immigration into the United States, but also one of the nation's prime holiday destinations. Take a trip down the state's numerous wilderness trails and scenic roads to visit quaint small towns, sandy beaches, historical estates, and artist colonies. Though the majority of visitors head for the big-city restaurants, theaters, and museums, you can venture deeper into the rugged and remote mountain areas to discover a world of picturesque forests, rivers, mountains, and lakes. New York also boasts the nation's largest forest preserve, encompassing much of the northeastern lobe of the state.