31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
2
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
3
Washington DC
— 2 nights
4
New York City
— 3 nights
5
Lake Placid
— 2 nights
6
St. Augustine
— 1 night
7
Key West
— 2 nights
8
Marathon
— 2 nights
9
Fredericksburg
— 1 night
10
Salt Lake City
— 1 day
11
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
12
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 1 night

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): take a stroll through Union Square. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Alcatraz Island, and finally visit Fisherman's Wharf.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco online trip planner.

Surabaya, Indonesia to San Francisco is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You'll gain 15 hours traveling from Surabaya to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Surabaya in October, things will get cooler in San Francisco: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Golden Gate Park ©
Golden Gate Park

3
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Glacier Point and Lembert Dome. Next up on the itinerary: take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View, take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, make a trip to Pothole Dome, and explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park holiday maker site.

Fly from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in October, plan for a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

2
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Arlington National Cemetery and National World War II Memorial. Take a break from Washington DC with a short trip to American Chestnut Land Trust in Prince Frederick, about 1h 5 min away. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some photo ops at Korean War Veterans Memorial, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and ponder the world of politics at Library of Congress.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip planner.

You can fly from Yosemite National Park to Washington DC in 14.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Yosemite National Park to Washington DC, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in October, plan for much warmer nights in Washington DC, with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

American Chestnut Land Trust, Arlington National Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
Korean War Veterans Memorial ©
Korean War Veterans Memorial

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.
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, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, and explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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You can take a train from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. October in New York City sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Lake Placid.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

2
nights
Lake Placid

Lake Placid ©
Lake Placid is a village in the Adirondack Mountains in Essex County, New York, United States. Explore hidden gems such as Adirondack Carousel and Mount Marcy. Get out of town with these interesting Lake Placid side-trips: Coney Mountain Trail (in Tupper Lake), Camp Santanoni (in Newcomb) and Indian Lake Islands State Park (in Sabael). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at John Brown Farm State Historic Site, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Eustace Episcopal Church, go for a walk through North Creek Mosaic Project, and shop like a local with Adirondack Artists Guild.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Lake Placid online trip builder.

Drive from New York City to Lake Placid in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from New York City in October: highs in Lake Placid hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Lake Placid

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Saranac Lake, North Creek Mosaic Project, Coney Mountain Trail, Mount Marcy, Camp Santanoni
Highlights from your plan
Indian Lake Islands State Park ©
Indian Lake Islands State Park
Adirondack Carousel ©
Adirondack Carousel
Mount Marcy ©
Mount Marcy

1
night
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
St. On the 16th (Tue), brush up on your knowledge of spirits at St. Augustine Distillery, kick back and relax at St. Augustine Beach, thenget engrossed in the history at St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc., and finally gain insight at Flagler College. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum, identify plant and animal life at St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park, and then make a trip to St. George Street.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read St. Augustine holiday maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Lake Placid to St. Augustine takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Lake Placid in October; daily highs in St. Augustine reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach
St. Augustine Distillery ©
St. Augustine Distillery

2
nights
Key West

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Dry Tortugas National Park and The Overseas Highway. Next up on the itinerary: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, steep yourself in history at Truman Little White House, and enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Zachary Taylor.

To find out how to plan a trip to Key West, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from St. Augustine to Key West in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from St. Augustine in October, with highs in Key West at °C and lows at °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
The Overseas Highway ©
The Overseas Highway
Dry Tortugas National Park ©
Dry Tortugas National Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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Marathon

A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
On the 21st (Sun), see what you can catch with a fishing tour, identify plant and animal life at Dolphin Research Center, and then kick back and relax at Sombrero Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: choose your vessel at Island Time Boat Rental, look for all kinds of wild species at The Turtle Hospital, thentake in the views from Seven Mile Bridge, and finally stroll through Bahia Honda State Park.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Marathon journey maker app.

You can drive from Key West to Marathon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Marathon can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in Marathon

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Bahia Honda State Park, Fishing Charters & Tours
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Seven Mile Bridge ©
Seven Mile Bridge
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center

1
night
Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg ©
The city of Fredericksburg was settled by German immigrants in the mid-19th century, and has managed to retain its distinctly German charm.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, thenstop by Der Kuchen Laden, thenbrush up on your military savvy at National Museum of the Pacific War, and finally learn about winemaking at Grape Creek Vineyards on Main. Here are some ideas for day two: browse for treasures at Vintage 205, do a tasting at Calais Winery, do a tasting at Chisholm Trail Winery, thenawaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and finally make a trip to Charles Beckendorf Gallery.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Fredericksburg trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Marathon to Fredericksburg takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Marathon to Fredericksburg. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Marathon in October: highs in Fredericksburg hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Wineries Tours Museums

Side Trips

Vintage 205, Calais Winery
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Pacific War ©
National Museum of the Pacific War
Wine Tours & Tastings
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area ©
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area

1
day
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Square.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Salt Lake City trip itinerary planning site.

You can fly from Fredericksburg to Salt Lake City in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Fredericksburg in October, expect Salt Lake City to be little chillier, temps between °C and °C. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Thu) before leaving for Las Vegas.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Temple Square ©
Temple Square

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): admire the engineering at Hoover Dam, explore the stunning scenery at Hoover Dam Bypass, thenenjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, and finally don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Sign, shop like a local with The Strip, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, thenpush the limits with an extreme tour, and finally don't miss a visit to Stratosphere Tower.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Salt Lake City to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Salt Lake City to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Salt Lake City in October: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Hoover Dam ©
Hoover Dam
Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Sign ©
Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Sign

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Friday Harbor, San Juan Island

The tiny town of Friday Harbor is the largest village on the San Juan Islands, and it fits within just 2.6 km (1 sq mi) of space.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): look for gifts at Pelindaba Lavender Friday Harbor, stop by Serendipity the used book place, thenstep aboard Schooners North, thenview the masterpieces at Island Studios, and finally get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour. On your second day here, examine the collection at The Whale Museum, take in the dramatic natural features at Cattle Point, and then admire the majestic nature at Lime Kiln Point State Park.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Friday Harbor journey maker tool.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Friday Harbor in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. Traveling from Las Vegas in October, expect nights in Friday Harbor to be little chillier, around °C, while days are cooler, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Wildlife Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Lime Kiln Point State Park ©
Lime Kiln Point State Park
Serendipity the used book place ©
Serendipity the used book place

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