33 days in United States Itinerary

33 days in United States Itinerary

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New York City
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Philadelphia
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Washington DC
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Richmond
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Boston
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Savannah
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St. Augustine
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Fort Lauderdale
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Key West
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New Orleans
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Austin
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San Antonio
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San Diego
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Los Angeles
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San Francisco
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New York City

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and then steep yourself in history at Ellis Island. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the galleries of Seaport District NYC, examine the collection at South Street Seaport Museum, then examine the collection at Museum of Chinese in America, and finally browse the exhibits of Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read New York City trip planner.

London, UK to New York City is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to New York City is minus 5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from London in September, with highs in New York City at 31°C and lows at 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods

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Philadelphia

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary, get a sense of history and politics at Old City Hall, steep yourself in history at Franklin Court, then ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall, and finally steep yourself in history at The President's House. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church, then examine the collection at Kalmar Nyckel Foundation, then get engrossed in the history at Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, and finally take an in-depth tour of Hagley Museum And Library.

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Take a train from New York City to Philadelphia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in Philadelphia sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can catch the train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): steep yourself in history at Heurich House Museum, then gain insight with The President Woodrow Wilson House, then explore the world behind art at Dumbarton Oaks, and finally see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum. On the 23rd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a sense of history and politics at Library of Congress, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, and then gain insight at Sully Historic Site.

To find maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Washington DC trip planner.

Take a train from Philadelphia to Washington DC in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Richmond.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

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Richmond

The River City

The capital city of Virginia, Richmond has diverse architecture, a large collection of monuments, and world-class museums that reveal the city's important role in American history.
On the 24th (Thu), take an in-depth tour of Agecroft Hall & Gardens, take in nature's colorful creations at Maymont, then learn about all things military at White House of the Confederacy, and finally take an in-depth tour of Federal Reserve Bank Money Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Edgar Allan Poe Museum and then contemplate the long history of Pamplin Historical Park.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Richmond trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Washington DC to Richmond in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to Boston.

Things to do in Richmond

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Boston

Beantown

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.
On the 26th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Granary Burying Ground, explore the galleries of Old State House, then take an in-depth tour of USS Constitution Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Hammond Castle Museum, and finally examine the collection at Beauport, the Sleeper-McCann House. On the 27th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Rebecca Nurse Homestead and then explore the world behind art at Peabody Essex Museum.

To find maps and tourist information, use the Boston online day trip planner.

Fly from Richmond to Boston in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Richmond in September, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Boston: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Savannah.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Savannah

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
On the 28th (Mon), examine the collection at Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum, then learn about all things military at Old Fort Jackson, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Savannah Historic District, and finally see the interesting displays at Georgia State Railroad Museum. On the 29th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Davenport House Museum, contemplate the long history of Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters, and then examine the collection at Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Savannah online vacation builder.

Getting from Boston to Savannah by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Boston in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Savannah: highs are around 34°C and lows about 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to go by car to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Savannah

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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St. Augustine

St. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): examine the collection at Lightner Museum, steep yourself in history at The Oldest House Museum Complex, then learn about all things military at Spanish Military Hospital Museum, and finally get engrossed in the history at St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc.. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at The Ximenez-Fatio House.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our St. Augustine trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Savannah to St. Augustine in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, daily temperatures in St. Augustine can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. On the 1st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Fort Lauderdale.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Museums · Historic Sites

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Fort Lauderdale

Venice of America

Known as the "Venice of America" because of its extensive network of navigable waterways, Fort Lauderdale welcomes over 10 million annual visitors, most of them attracted by the city's popular beaches and marinas.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): examine the collection at Bonnet House Museum and Gardens, then enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Lauderdale Beach Park, then take an in-depth tour of Stranahan House, and finally see Segway Fort Lauderdale.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Fort Lauderdale travel planner.

Drive from St. Augustine to Fort Lauderdale in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from St. Augustine in October: high temperatures in Fort Lauderdale hover around 35°C and lows are around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Fort Lauderdale

Outdoors · Museums · Parks · Beaches

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Key West

Conch Republic

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.
On the 3rd (Sat), take an in-depth tour of Fort East Martello Museum, contemplate the long history of Truman Little White House, enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Zachary Taylor, then examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, and finally enjoy the sea views from Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Key West trip builder tool.

Getting from Fort Lauderdale to Key West by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in October, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Key West

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Outdoors

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New Orleans

The Big Easy

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Gallier House, brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Cabildo.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the New Orleans travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Key West to New Orleans takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Key West, expect much colder days and slightly colder nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 22°C. On the 6th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Austin.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

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Austin

Live Music Capital of the World

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): take in the exciting artwork at Wild About Music, take an in-depth tour of Bullock Texas State History Museum, then view the masterpieces at Harry Ransom Center, then contemplate the long history of French Legation Museum, and finally admire the landmark architecture of The Driskill. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at LBJ Presidential Library, then learn more about the world around you at Texas Memorial Museum, then explore the world behind art at Elisabet Ney Museum, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Austin holiday planner.

Getting from New Orleans to Austin by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New Orleans in October, you will find days in Austin are a bit warmer (34°C), and nights are about the same (19°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can go by car to San Antonio.

Things to do in Austin

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

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San Antonio

The Alamo City

As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): examine the collection at Spanish Governor's Palace, contemplate the long history of The Alamo, see the interesting displays at Witte Museum, then explore the galleries of The Guenther House Museum, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of King William Historic District. On the 10th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along San Antonio Missions National Historical Park and then appreciate the extensive heritage of La Villita Historic Arts Village.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our San Antonio trip itinerary planning website.

Drive from Austin to San Antonio in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in San Antonio can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Parks

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San Diego

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.
On the 11th (Sun), examine the collection at San Diego Air & Space Museum, then contemplate the long history of Whaley House Museum, and then examine the collection at USS Midway Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum of San Diego, then browse the exhibits of Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House, and then shop like a local with Gaslamp Quarter.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our San Diego trip itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from San Antonio to San Diego in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from San Antonio in October, expect nights in San Diego to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are little chillier, around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

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Los Angeles

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Avila Adobe, then examine the collection at Japanese American National Museum, then learn more about the world around you at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, and finally examine the collection at Petersen Automotive Museum. On your second day here, examine the collection at The Hollywood Museum, get engrossed in the history at Autry Museum of the American West, and then steep yourself in history at Hollyhock House.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles itinerary builder site.

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in October, and nighttime lows around 19°C. On the 14th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

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San Francisco

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, browse the exhibits of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and finally wander the streets of North Beach.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco trip maker app.

Fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in October, things will get little chillier in San Francisco: highs are around 26°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

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Honolulu, Oahu

Big Pineapple

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Iolani Palace, brush up on your military savvy at US Army Museum of Hawaii, then explore the world behind art at Shangri La, and finally explore the activities along Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve. On the 18th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Battleship Missouri Memorial, explore the galleries of USS Arizona Memorial, and then take in the pleasant sights at Diamond Head State Monument.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Honolulu trip maker website.

You can fly from San Francisco to Honolulu in 8 hours. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from San Francisco to Honolulu due to the time zone difference. In October, Honolulu is a bit warmer than San Francisco - with highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

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.