30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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New York City
— 5 nights
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Washington DC
— 3 nights
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Orlando
— 4 nights
4
New Orleans
— 2 nights
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Los Angeles
— 5 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
7
San Francisco
— 4 nights

5
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 The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Statue of Liberty National Monument. 9/11 Memorial and St. Paul's Chapel will appeal to history buffs. Next up on the itinerary: go for a walk through Central Park, take a stroll through Fifth Avenue, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, and get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City route planner.

Brussels, Belgium to New York City is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 6 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Brussels in July; daily highs in New York City reach 35°C and lows reach 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at National Air and Space Museum and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like National Gallery of Art and National Portrait Gallery. Go for a jaunt from Washington DC to Sharpsburg to see Antietam National Battlefield about 1h 30 min away. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, examine the collection at The National Archives Museum, admire the striking features of Washington National Cathedral, and pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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Take a train from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trip

Antietam National Battlefield
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

4
nights
Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Get outdoors at Discovery Cove and Audubon Center for Birds of Prey. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Universal's Islands of Adventure and Happily Ever After Fireworks. There's still lots to do: find something for the whole family at Universal Orlando Resort, test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Game Orlando, admire the masterpieces at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, and discover the magic at Walt Disney World Resort.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Orlando road trip planning app.

You can fly from Washington DC to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Orlando are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Audubon Center for Birds of Prey, Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
Highlights from your plan
Discovery Cove ©
Discovery Cove
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

2
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
On the 13th (Thu), learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District, then look for gifts at Faulkner House Books, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, get to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square, then see the interesting displays at Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Royal Street.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a New Orleans trip simple and quick.

Getting from Orlando to New Orleans by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Orlando in August, expect nights in New Orleans to be somewhat warmer, around 32°C, while days are slightly colder, around 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

5
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Santa Monica Pier and Griffith Observatory. Get outdoors at Santa Monica State Beach and Venice Beach and Boardwalk. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, learn more about the world around you at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, get curious at California Science Center, and contemplate the long history of El Pueblo de Los Angeles.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles vacation maker tool.

You can fly from New Orleans to Los Angeles in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in Los Angeles when traveling from New Orleans in August, with lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can catch the bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

5
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Glacier Point and Tioga Pass. Escape the urban bustle at Vernal Fall and Lembert Dome. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Tuolumne Meadows, hike along Nevada Falls Loop, explore the striking landscape at Taft Point, and explore the striking landscape of Swinging Bridge Picnic Area Yosemite National Park CA.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park sightseeing planner.

You can take a bus from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 12 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, plan for cooler nights in Yosemite National Park, with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get in touch with nature at Alcatraz Island and Muir Woods National Monument. Popular historic sites such as Golden Gate Bridge and SS Jeremiah O'Brien are in your itinerary. There's still lots to do: shop like a local with Union Square, enjoy the sea views from Fort Point, get interesting insight from Tours, and browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco tour itinerary builder website.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, plan for little chillier days in San Francisco, with highs around 26°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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