31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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Key West
— 1 night
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Panama City Beach
— 2 nights
Fly to Grand Junction, Drive to Moab
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Moab
— 2 nights
Fly to Fresno Yosemite International Airport, Drive to Yosemite National Park
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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
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San Francisco
— 1 night
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Lahaina, Maui
— 3 nights
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Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
Fly to Anchorage, Bus to Seward
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Seward
— 1 night
Bus to Anchorage, Fly to Juneau
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Juneau
— 2 nights
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Glacier National Park
— 2 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
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New York City
— 3 nights
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Washington DC
— 2 nights
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Hilton Head
— 1 night
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Savannah
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Key West — 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): kick back and relax at Bahia Honda State Park, then stroll through Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and then cast your line with a fishing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Truman Little White House, enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Zachary Taylor, then see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, and finally admire all the interesting features of The Overseas Highway.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Key West planning tool.

Orlando to Key West is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Key West when traveling from Orlando in July, with lows around 81°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to fly to Panama City Beach.
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife
Side Trip

Panama City Beach — 2 nights

Boasting 43 km (27 mi) of white sandy beaches and plenty of sunshine, Panama City Beach is an ideal choice for a relaxing holiday.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): kick back and relax at St. Andrews State Park, get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Panama City Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Mon): take in the waterfront at The Village of Baytowne Wharf and then browse the different shops at Pier Park.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Panama City Beach trip itinerary site.

Fly from Key West to Panama City Beach in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Key West in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Panama City Beach, with lows of 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Moab.
Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours
Side Trip

Moab — 2 nights

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
On the 5th (Tue), trot along with a tour on horseback, then admire the majestic nature at Dead Horse Point State Park, and then scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour. On the 6th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Moab trip builder.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Panama City Beach to Moab in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Panama City Beach to Moab. While traveling from Panama City Beach, expect somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Moab, ranging from highs of 97°F to lows of 67°F. On the 6th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.
Tours · Outdoors · Adventure · Nature

Yosemite National Park — 2 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.
On the 7th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Nature Center at Happy Isles, explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, then admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls, and finally get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Fri): admire all the interesting features of Tioga Pass, trek along Tuolumne Meadows, and then don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park tour planner.

Explore your travel options from Moab to Yosemite National Park with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Moab to Yosemite National Park is minus 1 hour. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Moab in July: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 83°F, while lows dip to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Francisco.
Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

San Francisco — 1 night

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 9th (Sat), take in the pleasant sights at Lombard Street, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace.

Plan trip to San Francisco with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, expect nights in San Francisco to be somewhat warmer, around 57°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Lahaina.
Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature · Parks

Lahaina, Maui — 3 nights

Once the booming capital of the Hawaiian Kingdom, the tropical paradise of Lahaina still remains one of Maui's top vacation attractions, providing both culture and recreation.
Visit Wailea Beach and Kapalua Beach for some beach relaxation. Discover out-of-the-way places like Parasailing & Paragliding and Makena Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Kamaole Beach Park III (in Kihei) and Helicopter Tours (in Kahului). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Napili Beach, walk around Lahaina Banyan Court, stop by Lahaina Front Street, and whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To find maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Lahaina day trip planner.

You can fly from San Francisco to Lahaina in 7 hours. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from San Francisco to Lahaina due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in July, with highs in Lahaina at 86°F and lows at 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to fly to Honolulu.
Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Tours
Side Trips

Honolulu, Oahu — 3 nights

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
On the 13th (Wed), meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience, don't miss a visit to Battleship Missouri Memorial, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Waikiki Beach. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Kailua Beach Park, and then stroll through Lanikai Beach.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Honolulu trip planner.

Getting from Lahaina to Honolulu by flight takes about 2.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Honolulu can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 75°F. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Fri) before leaving for Seward.
Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Museums
Side Trips

Seward — 1 night

For most visitors to this part of the world, the wild part of Alaska starts at Seward, a small port city that takes advantage of the region's natural beauty.
On the 16th (Sat), see the world from above with a helicopter tour, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Alaska SeaLife Center.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Seward online tour itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Honolulu to Seward in 11 hours. The time zone difference moving from Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time to Alaska Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Honolulu in July; daily highs in Seward reach 64°F and lows reach 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Juneau.
Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums

Juneau — 2 nights

Juneau is an unusual state capital in many respects.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then explore the striking landscape at Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Nugget Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Mon): see the world from above with a helicopter tour and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Juneau trip tool.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Seward to Juneau in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In July, daily temperatures in Juneau can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Glacier National Park.
Tours · Nature · Outdoors · Parks

Glacier National Park — 2 nights

The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Virginia Falls, admire all the interesting features of Going-to-the-Sun Road, and then appreciate the views at Logan Pass. On your second day here, contemplate the waterfront views at Iceberg Lake and then stroll through Iceberg Lake Trail.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Glacier National Park route builder website.

Getting from Juneau to Glacier National Park by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, bus, and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Juneau to Glacier National Park is 2 hours. Traveling from Juneau in July, you will find days in Glacier National Park are warmer (85°F), and nights are about the same (49°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Yellowstone National Park.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Yellowstone National Park — 3 nights

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Old Faithful. And it doesn't end there: take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, admire the sheer force of Fairy Falls, get outside with Morning Glory Pool, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Uncle Tom's Trail.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

Getting from Glacier National Park to Yellowstone National Park by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. In July, Yellowstone National Park is little chillier than Glacier National Park - with highs of 73°F and lows of 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to New York City.
Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

New York City — 3 nights

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 sightseeing, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Central Park, admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, and steep yourself in history at 9/11 Memorial.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our New York City trip builder site.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to New York City by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Yellowstone National Park to New York City. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, expect nights in New York City to be much warmer, around 72°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 86°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Washington DC.
Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Washington DC — 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, appreciate the history behind Washington Monument, then ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, then get a sense of history and politics at Library of Congress, and finally appreciate the history behind National World War II Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some photo ops at Jefferson Memorial, see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, then get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and finally get a sense of history and politics at White House.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Washington DC trip planner.

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. July in Washington DC sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 73°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Hilton Head.
Museums

Hilton Head — 1 night

A Hilton Head vacation may be heaven for a golfer, but the area also offers all kinds of other options for sports fans.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Hilton Head Island Bike Trails, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Coligny Beach, and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

Discover how to plan a Hilton Head trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Hilton Head takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Hilton Head can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Savannah.
Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Beaches

Savannah — 2 nights

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): examine the collection at Tybee Island Light Station And Museum, then stroll through Tybee Island Beach, then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and finally make a trip to Historic River Street. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the different monuments and memorials at Bonaventure Cemetery, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, then walk around Forsyth Park, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. John the Baptist.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Savannah road trip website.

Traveling by car from Hilton Head to Savannah takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Savannah, expect temperatures between 91°F during the day and 74°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can go by car back home.
Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Tours
Side Trip

United States travel guide

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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.