31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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31 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Cardiff
train + Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
3
San Diego
— 4 nights
4
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
5
Cleveland
— 1 day
6
Columbus
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Dayton
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  3​h
8
Washington DC
— 5 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h
9
Boston
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + train:  11​h 45​min
End: Cardiff

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, nightlife, shopping, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, engage your brain at Exploratorium, admire all the interesting features of Golden Gate Park, and take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf.

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Cardiff, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 16-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train, flight, and subway. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Cardiff to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Cardiff in September; daily highs in San Francisco reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Tours
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 21st (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, admire the majestic nature at Topanga State Park, and stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery.

To find out how to plan a trip to Los Angeles, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in September, with highs in Los Angeles at 34°C and lows at 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

4
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
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.
San Diego is known for museums, zoos & aquariums, beaches, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo, examine the collection at Maritime Museum of San Diego, kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove, and get in on the family fun at SeaWorld San Diego.

For where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our San Diego trip planner .

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. When traveling from Los Angeles in September, plan for little chillier days in San Diego, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

5
nights
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.
Take a break from Las Vegas with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City, about 50 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, enjoy some diversion at Las Vegas Shooting Center, and admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Las Vegas takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from San Diego, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Cleveland.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Fun & Games Tours

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip ©
The Strip

1
day
Cleveland

Cleveland ©
A culturally diverse city situated on the shores of Lake Erie, Cleveland boasts many places to visit, such as world-class museums, popular amusement parks, and sprawling recreational areas.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Cleveland Metroparks, then explore the world behind art at The Cleveland Museum of Art, and then see the interesting displays at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Cleveland online travel route planner .

You can fly from Las Vegas to Cleveland in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Las Vegas to Cleveland. In October, Cleveland is a bit cooler than Las Vegas - with highs of 21°C and lows of 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can go by car to Columbus.

Things to do in Cleveland

Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Cleveland Museum of Art ©
The Cleveland Museum of Art
Cleveland Metroparks ©
Cleveland Metroparks
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ©
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

1
night
Columbus

Columbus ©
More than just one of the nation's top business centers, Columbus is a mixture of many different parts of America, situated at the spot where the so-called "Bible Belt" meets the varied cultures of the Great Plains and Appalachia.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then get your game on at Columbus Axe Throwing, and then admire the natural beauty at Inniswood Metro Gardens.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Columbus attractions planning website .

Traveling by car from Cleveland to Columbus takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Dayton.

Things to do in Columbus

Fun & Games Parks

Side Trip

Inniswood Metro Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Columbus Axe Throwing ©
Columbus Axe Throwing
Room Escape Games
Inniswood Metro Gardens ©
Inniswood Metro Gardens

1
night
Dayton

Dayton ©
Home of airplane pioneers the Wright brothers, Dayton prides itself on its inventors, including Charles F.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): stroll the grounds of The Calvary Cemetery, steep yourself in history at Carillon Historical Park, then see the interesting displays at National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, and finally identify plant and animal life at Wegerzyn Gardens MetroPark.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Dayton holiday planning website .

Traveling by car from Columbus to Dayton takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October in Dayton, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Dayton

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Carillon Historical Park ©
Carillon Historical Park
The Calvary Cemetery ©
The Calvary Cemetery

5
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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, and get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Washington DC day trip planning app .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Dayton to Washington DC in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, bus, and subway; or drive. Traveling from Dayton in October, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Washington DC, with lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Boston.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Theodore Roosevelt Island Park
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

3
nights
Boston

Boston ©
Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
When in Boston, make a side trip to see Orchard House in Concord, approximately 40 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail, admire all the interesting features of Fenway Park, and stroll the grounds of Mount Auburn Cemetery.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Boston itinerary planner .

Getting from Washington DC to Boston by combination of flight and bus takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. When traveling from Washington DC in October, plan for little chillier days in Boston, with highs around 20°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Mount Auburn Cemetery, Orchard House
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Fenway Park ©
Fenway Park
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden

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