31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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31 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Surabaya
Fly:  21​h
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
+2
taxi + bus + Fly:  11​h 30​min
3
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
New York City
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
5
Lake Placid
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h
6
St. Augustine
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6​h
7
Key West
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
8
Marathon
— 2 nights
+4
shuttle + Fly + bus + foot + bus:  10​h 45​min
9
Fredericksburg
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  8​h
10
Salt Lake City
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 45​min
11
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + shuttle + ferry:  7​h 30​min
12
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  30​h
End: Surabaya

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): wander the streets of Union Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco trip maker website .

Surabaya, Indonesia to San Francisco is an approximately 21-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and subway; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 15 hours traveling from Surabaya to San Francisco. Traveling from Surabaya in October, things will get much colder in San Francisco: highs are around 26°C and lows about 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Glacier Point and Lembert Dome. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Taft Point, don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, take some stellar pictures from Tunnel View, and admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park visit planner.

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. While traveling from San Francisco, expect slightly colder days and much colder nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough 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
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Korean War Veterans Memorial and Arlington National Cemetery. Step out of Washington DC with an excursion to American Chestnut Land Trust in Prince Frederick--about 1h 05 min away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and get a sense of history and politics at White House.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Washington DC travel itinerary planner .

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Washington DC by combination of car, flight, bus, and subway takes about 11.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 3 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in October, plan for warmer nights in Washington DC, with lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Arlington National Cemetery, American Chestnut Land Trust
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, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument, admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center, and take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the New York City online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive 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. Step off the beaten path and head to Indian Lake Islands State Park and North Creek Mosaic Project. Get out of town with these interesting Lake Placid side-trips: Camp Santanoni (in Newcomb), Coney Mountain Trail (in Tupper Lake) and Schroon Lake Town Beach (in Schroon Lake). There's lots more to do: get in on the family fun at Adirondack Carousel, shop like a local with Adirondack Artists Guild, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Marcy, and contemplate the long history of John Brown Farm State Historic Site.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Lake Placid trip planning website .

Drive from New York City to Lake Placid in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from New York City in October, expect nights in Lake Placid to be much colder, around 1°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Lake Placid

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Saranac Lake, Schroon Lake Town Beach, Mount Marcy, North Creek Mosaic Project, Camp Santanoni
Highlights from your plan
Indian Lake Islands State Park ©
Indian Lake Islands State Park
John Brown Farm State Historic Site ©
Camp Santanoni ©
Camp Santanoni

1
night
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): sample the fine beverages at St. Augustine Distillery, then enjoy the sand and surf at St. Augustine Beach, then visit a coastal fixture at St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, and finally admire all the interesting features of Flagler College. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Wed): examine the collection at St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum, appreciate the history behind Castillo de San Marcos, then identify plant and animal life at St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park, and finally make a trip to St. George Street.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our St. Augustine holiday builder site .

Do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus from Lake Placid to St. Augustine in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Lake Placid in October, expect St. Augustine to be much hotter, temps between 31°C and 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in St. Augustine

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

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory and The Overseas Highway. Spend the 19th (Fri) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. Next up on the itinerary: immerse yourself in nature at Fort Zachary Taylor, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, take an in-depth tour of Truman Little White House, and don't miss a visit to Southernmost Point.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Key West day trip tool .

You can do a combination of car and flight from St. Augustine to Key West in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from St. Augustine in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Key West: highs are around 35°C and lows about 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to take a bus to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
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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nights
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, then look for all kinds of wild species at Dolphin Research Center, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Sombrero Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a memorable tour with Island Time Boat Rental, then look for all kinds of wild species at The Turtle Hospital, then snap pictures at Seven Mile Bridge, and finally admire the majestic nature at Bahia Honda State Park.

For ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Marathon road trip planning tool .

Traveling by bus from Key West to Marathon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can 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
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital
Seven Mile Bridge ©
Seven Mile Bridge

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): take in the dramatic natural features at Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, stop by Der Kuchen Laden, then learn about all things military at National Museum of the Pacific War, and finally do a tasting at Grape Creek Vineyards on Main. On your second day here, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Vintage 205, learn about winemaking at Calais Winery, then do a tasting at Chisholm Trail Winery, then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and finally don't miss a visit to Charles Beckendorf Gallery.

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

You can do a combination of shuttle, flight, bus, and taxi from Marathon to Fredericksburg in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Marathon to Fredericksburg is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Marathon in October, you will find days in Fredericksburg are little chillier (31°C), and nights are colder (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Tours Wineries Shopping

Side Trips

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

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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.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Salt Lake City trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from Fredericksburg to Salt Lake City by combination of taxi, bus, and flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Fredericksburg in October, things will get slightly colder in Salt Lake City: highs are around 23°C and lows about 9°C. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to 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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): admire the engineering at Hoover Dam, explore the stunning scenery at Hoover Dam Bypass, then take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas, and finally ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Sign, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Stratosphere Tower.

To find where to stay and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip maker website .

You can fly from Salt Lake City to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Salt Lake City in October: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 32°C and lows are around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Historic Sites 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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): stop by Pelindaba Lavender Friday Harbor, stop by Serendipity the used book place, admire all the interesting features of Schooners North, then take in the exciting artwork at Island Studios, and finally get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour. On the next day, see the interesting displays at The Whale Museum, explore the striking landscape at Cattle Point, and then admire the majestic nature at Lime Kiln Point State Park.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Friday Harbor journey builder website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Las Vegas to Friday Harbor. Traveling from Las Vegas in October, expect nights in Friday Harbor to be a bit cooler, around 8°C, while days are colder, around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Wildlife Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Lime Kiln Point State Park ©
Lime Kiln Point State Park
Schooners North ©
Schooners North

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