31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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31 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Zagreb
Fly + bus:  14​h 15​min
1
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h 30​min
2
Niagara Falls
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h
3
Palm Beach
— 1 day
Fly:  8​h 15​min
4
San Diego
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
6
Mojave
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
7
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
9
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
10
Zion National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
11
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
12
Salt Lake City
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  3​h 30​min
13
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 45​min
14
Chicago
— 1 night
Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Zagreb

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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.
You'll explore and learn at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Times Square and 9/11 Memorial. There's lots more to do: explore and take pictures at Central Park, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, and get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a New York City trip simple and quick.

Zagreb, Croatia to New York City is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. Traveling from Zagreb in September, things will get somewhat warmer in New York City: highs are around 31°C and lows about 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©

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Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Our Lady of Victory Basilica, then explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, and then stroll through Niagara Gorge Trail. On the next day, take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary of the Cataract R. C. Parish, and then take in the pleasant sights at Goat Island.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Niagara Falls day trip site .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from New York City to Niagara Falls takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from New York City in September: high temperatures in Niagara Falls hover around 28°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Palm Beach.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Our Lady of Victory Basilica
Highlights from your plan
Our Lady of Victory Basilica ©
Our Lady of Victory Basilica
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls

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Palm Beach

Palm Beach ©
The Town of Palm Beach is an incorporated town in Palm Beach County, Florida, United States. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Riviera Municipal Beach, see the interesting displays at Henry Morrison Flagler Museum, and then take a stroll through Worth Avenue.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Palm Beach day trip tool .

Getting from Niagara Falls to Palm Beach by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Niagara Falls in September: highs in Palm Beach hover around 37°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Palm Beach

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Riviera Municipal Beach
Highlights from your plan
Henry Morrison Flagler Museum ©
Henry Morrison Flagler Museum
Worth Avenue ©
Worth Avenue

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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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like USS Midway Museum and Maritime Museum of San Diego. Visit La Jolla Cove and Black's Beach for some beach relaxation. It doesn't end there: immerse yourself in nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the San Diego vacation app .

Traveling by flight from Palm Beach to San Diego takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Palm Beach in September: high temperatures in San Diego hover around 30°C and lows are around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©
With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): stroll through Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park, then take a memorable drive along Generals Hwy, and then hike along Congress Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Moro Rock and then delve into the lush surroundings at Giant Forest.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park online travel route planner .

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from San Diego in September, expect nights in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to be slightly colder, around 17°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 38°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Mojave.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Giant Forest ©
Giant Forest
Moro Rock ©
Moro Rock
Congress Trail ©
Congress Trail

1
night
Mojave

Mojave
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): hike along Mojave Trail.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Mojave itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Mojave. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in September, Mojave is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time for travel to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Mojave

Trails Parks Outdoors

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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): take some stellar pictures from Dante's View, then take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point, and then steep yourself in history at Harmony Borax Works.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Death Valley National Park fast, fun, and easy.

You can drive from Mojave to Death Valley National Park in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Mojave in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Death Valley National Park, with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Harmony Borax Works ©
Harmony Borax Works
Dante's View ©
Dante's View

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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 25th (Wed): make a trip to Paris Las Vegas, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and then take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Thu): examine the collection at The Mob Museum, then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and then ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip planning tool .

Drive from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Death Valley National Park in September since evenings lows in Las Vegas dip to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Get in touch with nature at Rim Trail and Grand Canyon South Rim. On the 28th (Sat), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: hike along South Kaibab Trail, take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point, and appreciate the history behind Powell Point.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planner .

Getting from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of car and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park. When traveling from Las Vegas in September, plan for slightly colder days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 28°C, while nights are colder with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

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Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): trek along The Narrows.

Start your trip to Zion National Park by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Grand Canyon National Park to Zion National Park. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, expect nights in Zion National Park to be about the same, around 10°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Trails Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows

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Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park ©
You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
On the 1st (Tue), trek along Peek-A-Boo Loop. On the 2nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take some stellar pictures from Inspiration Point, get great views at Paria View, then hike along Navajo Loop Trail, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Bryce Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker website .

Getting from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park by car takes about 3 hours. Traveling from Zion National Park in September, expect Bryce Canyon National Park to be little chillier, temps between 24°C and 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Trails Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Peek-A-Boo Loop ©
Peek-A-Boo Loop
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail

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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.
On the 3rd (Thu), hike along Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Square, and then take in breathtaking views at Big Cottonwood Canyon.

For reviews and tourist information, go to the Salt Lake City road trip planner .

Do a combination of car and flight from Bryce Canyon National Park to Salt Lake City in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in October, expect Salt Lake City to be a bit warmer, temps between 23°C and 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Big Cottonwood Canyon ©
Big Cottonwood Canyon
Temple Square ©
Temple Square

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Take a break from the city and head to Hayden Valley and Grand Prismatic Spring. Spend the 7th (Mon) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, trek along Artist Point, witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser, and take in the dramatic natural features at Gibbon Falls.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary planner .

Do a combination of flight and car from Salt Lake City to Yellowstone National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and car. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Salt Lake City in October; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 9°C and lows reach -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley
Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park

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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 8th (Tue), examine the collection at The Field Museum, then explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, then get to know the fascinating history of Millennium Park, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fourth Presbyterian Church. On the next day, get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, explore the galleries of Ernest Hemingway Birthplace, and then see the interesting displays at Oriental Institute Museum.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Chicago trip planner .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Chicago takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Chicago is 1 hour. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Chicago: temperatures range from 21°C by day to 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ernest Hemingway Birthplace
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Ernest Hemingway Birthplace ©
Ernest Hemingway Birthplace
Field Museum ©
Field Museum