30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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30 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Houston
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Washington DC
— 3 nights
2
New York City
— 7 nights
bus + Fly:  3​h
3
Boston
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
5
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
7
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
8
San Antonio
— 2 nights
End: Houston

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.
Kids will enjoy National Air and Space Museum and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. And it doesn't end there: meet the residents at National Zoological Park, ponder the world of politics at White House, see the interesting displays at The National Archives Museum, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Washington DC trip planner.

Houston to Washington DC is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Houston to Washington DC, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Houston in June, with highs in Washington DC at 86°F and lows at 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Zoological Park ©
National Zoological Park

7
nights
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Central Park and Statue of Liberty National Monument. Take a break from New York City with a short trip to Bronx Zoo in Bronx, about 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: make a trip to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, and take a stroll through Times Square.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the New York City trip website .

Fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Washington DC in June: highs in New York City hover around 80°F, while lows dip to 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Boston.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bronx Zoo
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

3
nights
Boston

Boston ©
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.
Family-friendly places like Fenway Park and Museum of Fine Arts will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Boston side-trips: Orchard House (in Concord) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Gloucester). And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Boston Public Garden, appreciate the history behind New England Holocaust Memorial, have fun and explore at Boston Children's Museum, and contemplate the long history of The Paul Revere House.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Boston travel route planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to Boston takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Boston, with lows of 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Childrens Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Orchard House, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Boston Children's Museum ©
Boston Children's Museum
Fenway Park ©
Fenway Park

3
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Museum of Science and Industry and Shedd Aquarium. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, explore and take pictures at Wrigley Field, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lincoln Park Zoo, and ponder the design of Buckingham Fountain.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Chicago road trip app .

Traveling by flight from Boston to Chicago takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Boston to Chicago is minus 1 hour. In June in Chicago, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 63°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Lincoln Park Zoo ©
Lincoln Park Zoo
Shedd Aquarium ©
Shedd Aquarium

3
nights
Seattle

Seattle ©
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Space Needle and Seattle Aquarium. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Pike Place Market, look for gifts at Glasshouse Studio, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and pause for some photo ops at Fremont Troll.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Seattle online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Seattle takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, bus, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Chicago to Seattle, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Chicago in June, with highs in Seattle at 74°F and lows at 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Exploratorium and California Academy of Sciences. The adventure continues: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, explore and take pictures at Twin Peaks, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco online travel route builder .

Traveling by flight from Seattle to San Francisco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences

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.
Attractions like Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and DISCOVERY Children's Museum make great kid-friendly stops. Go for a jaunt from Las Vegas to Boulder City to see Hoover Dam about 50 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and make a trip to Paris Las Vegas.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip itinerary maker .

You can fly from San Francisco to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in June: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 103°F and lows are around 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
DISCOVERY Children's Museum ©
DISCOVERY Children's Museum

2
nights
San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like SeaWorld San Antonio and Natural Bridge Caverns. There's much more to do: find something for the whole family at Six Flags Fiesta Texas, pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, steep yourself in history at The Alamo, and take in the history at Mission San Jose.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our San Antonio sightseeing planning tool .

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Antonio in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Las Vegas in June: highs in San Antonio hover around 93°F, while lows dip to 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can take a bus back home.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
SeaWorld San Antonio ©
SeaWorld San Antonio
Six Flags Fiesta Texas ©
Six Flags Fiesta Texas
Natural Bridge Caverns ©
Natural Bridge Caverns

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