31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Bus to Fresno, Fly to Reagan Washington
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Washington DC
— 5 nights
Train
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New York City
— 5 nights
Train
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Philadelphia
— 3 nights
Fly
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San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive
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Anaheim
— 2 nights
Drive
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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive
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Santa Barbara
— 1 night
Drive to Los Angeles International Airport, Fly to Adisutjipto International Airport

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San Francisco

— 3 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Alcatraz Island, take in the pleasant sights at Lombard Street, examine the collection at de Young Museum, and take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read San Francisco online trip maker.

Yogyakarta, Indonesia to San Francisco is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Yogyakarta to San Francisco is minus 15 hours. When traveling from Yogyakarta in May, plan for slightly colder days and colder nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Yosemite National Park

— 5 nights
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, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village, explore the striking landscape at Half Dome, trek along Yosemite Valley Loop Trail, and contemplate the waterfront views at Mirror Lake/Meadow Trail.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park attractions planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 4 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in May, plan for little chillier nights in Yosemite National Park, with lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Washington DC

— 5 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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, see the interesting displays at The National Archives Museum, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at National Zoological Park.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Washington DC online tour itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to Washington DC in 14.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Yosemite National Park to Washington DC. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, expect nights in Washington DC to be much warmer, around 17°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors

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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal, admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and browse the exhibits of The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our New York City road trip app.

You can take a train from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. While traveling from Washington DC, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in New York City, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Philadelphia

— 3 nights

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Philadelphia is known for museums, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Wissahickon Valley Park, ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall, steep yourself in history at City Hall Visitor Center, and explore the world behind art at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Philadelphia online trip builder.

Getting from New York City to Philadelphia by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. May in Philadelphia sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

San Diego

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum and then let little ones run wild at Balboa Park.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read San Diego road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Philadelphia to San Diego takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Philadelphia to San Diego, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in May, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to drive to Anaheim.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games · Museums

Anaheim

— 2 nights

Heart of Orange County

Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
On the 25th (Tue), make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park and then experience the excitement of Pirates of the Caribbean. Keep things going the next day: make an unforgettable trip to Disney California Adventure Park.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Anaheim trip planner.

Traveling by car from San Diego to Anaheim takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from San Diego in May, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Anaheim: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks · Fun & Games

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.
On the 27th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Montana Avenue, don't miss a visit to Santa Monica Pier, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Santa Monica Pier Aquarium, and finally look for gifts at Bergamot Station. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Fri): see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, admire the masterpieces at Norton Simon Museum, then explore the fascinating landscape at The Huntington Desert Garden, and finally look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

For maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles travel route planning tool.

You can drive from Anaheim to Los Angeles in an hour. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a train. In May in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can go by car to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Santa Barbara

— 1 night

The American Riviera

Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Old Mission Santa Barbara and then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Santa Barbara trip planner.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Los Angeles in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Santa Barbara, with lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Wineries · Tours · Historic Sites

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
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.