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 + bus:  10​h
1
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  12​h 45​min
2
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
4
Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
5
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h 30​min
6
Provincetown
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
7
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
8
Orlando
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
9
Key West
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Houston

3
nights
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.
Popular historic sites such as Tusayan Museum and Grand Canyon Railway Depot are in your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: trek along Rim Trail, take some stellar pictures from Lipan Point, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, and make a trip to Grand Canyon Village.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip planning tool .

Houston to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Houston, expect little chillier days and much colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 85°F to lows of 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Lipan Point ©
Lipan Point
Tusayan Museum ©
Tusayan Museum
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

2
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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Taft Point, take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass, don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, and hike along Panorama Trail.

To find out how to plan a trip to Yosemite National Park, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are slightly colder (79°F), and nights are about the same (43°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Taft Point ©
Taft Point
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area ©
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Alcatraz Island and SS Jeremiah O'Brien. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Francisco: St. Helena (Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards & Modus Operandi Cellars). Dedicate the 10th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, get curious at Exploratorium, and take a stroll through SoMa.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco online journey planner .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, plan for slightly colder days in San Francisco, with highs around 71°F, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

St. Helena
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

3
nights
Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Waikiki Beach and Kapiolani Regional Park. Bring the kids along to Kailua Beach Park and Waimea Bay. Go for a jaunt from Honolulu to Haleiwa to see Sunset Beach Park about 1h 05 min away. It doesn't end there: browse the exhibits of USS Arizona Memorial and examine the collection at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Honolulu day trip app .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Honolulu takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from San Francisco to Honolulu due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in June, with highs in Honolulu at 86°F and lows at 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Kailua Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Woodland Park Zoo, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sun): wander the streets of Pike Place Market, find something for the whole family at Seattle Great Wheel, then meet the residents at Seattle Aquarium, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Alki Beach.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Seattle driving holiday website .

Fly from Honolulu to Seattle in 8 hours. The time zone difference moving from Hawaii Standard Time (HST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is 2 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Honolulu in June: high temperatures in Seattle hover around 74°F and lows are around 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Provincetown.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Outdoors Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alki Beach ©
Alki Beach
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

3
nights
Provincetown

Provincetown ©
A small resort town with a year-round population of just 3,000, Provincetown draws nearly 60,000 annual visitors with its scenic beaches, art colonies, galleries, theaters, and shops.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Cape Cod National Seashore and Nauset Light Beach. Attractions like Nauset Beach and Race Point Beach make great kid-friendly stops. Go for a jaunt from Provincetown to Eastham to see Cove Burying Ground about 44 minutes away. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Long Point, appreciate the history behind Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, do a tasting at Truro Vineyards of Cape Cod, and stroll through Marconi Beach.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Provincetown road trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Provincetown takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Provincetown

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Eastham, Marconi Beach, Nauset Beach, Cape Cod National Seashore, Truro Vineyards of Cape Cod
Highlights from your plan
Cape Cod National Seashore ©
Cape Cod National Seashore
Nauset Beach ©
Nauset Beach
Long Point ©
Long Point

3
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.
Bring the kids along to Central Park and Statue of Liberty National Monument. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock, admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center, and steep yourself in history at Ellis Island.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City online trip maker .

You can fly from Provincetown to New York City in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of ferry and train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Provincetown in June, with highs in New York City at 80°F and lows at 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Times Square ©
Times Square
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

3
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Discovery Cove and Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 27th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. Pack the 28th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Orlando tour planner .

Fly from New York City to Orlando in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from New York City in June, with highs in Orlando at 91°F and lows at 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can drive to Key West.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Parks Beaches
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

1
night
Key West

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 29th (Sat), explore the different monuments and memorials at Key West Cemetery, examine the collection at Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum, then examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and finally shop like a local with 7 Artists & Friends. Keep things going the next day: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take in the exciting artwork at Alan S. Maltz Gallery, then steep yourself in history at Truman Little White House, and finally steep yourself in history at Curry Mansion.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Key West holiday planning app .

Drive from Orlando to Key West in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Orlando in June, Key West is a bit warmer at night with lows of 79°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Museums Historic Sites Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©

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