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:  15​h 30​min
1
Denver
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
3
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Zion National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  7​h 45​min
6
San Diego
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
7
Austin
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
8
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
9
Nashville
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
10
Charleston
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
11
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 30​min
12
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h 15​min
13
Philadelphia
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
14
New York City
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Zagreb

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Denver

Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Ghost Catholic Church.

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Zagreb, Croatia to Denver is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Zagreb to Denver. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Zagreb in September: highs in Denver hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

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River Rafting & Tubing
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River Rafting & Tubing
Holy Ghost Catholic Church ©
Holy Ghost Catholic Church

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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.
Visiting Hayden Valley and Lower Geyser Basin will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, hike along Artist Point, and explore the striking landscape at Blue Star Spring.

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You can do a combination of flight and car from Denver to Yellowstone National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and car; or drive. In September, Yellowstone National Park is a bit cooler than Denver - with highs of 18°C and lows of 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

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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 15th (Sun), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Peek-A-Boo Loop.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Bryce Canyon National Park trip planner .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, with highs in Bryce Canyon National Park at 24°C and lows at 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Zion National Park.

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Nature Parks Trails

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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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): trek along The Narrows.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Zion National Park trip itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park takes 3 hours. In September, Zion National Park is a bit warmer than Bryce Canyon National Park - with highs of 34°C and lows of 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

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The Narrows ©
The Narrows

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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Rim Trail and Bright Angel Trail. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Yaki Point, trek along South Kaibab Trail, and pause for some photo ops at Powell Point.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park road trip website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Zion National Park to Grand Canyon National Park. Traveling from Zion National Park in September, things will get slightly colder in Grand Canyon National Park: highs are around 28°C and lows about 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

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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.
On the 20th (Fri), see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum and then enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Black's Beach and then admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve.

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Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to San Diego by combination of bus and flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to San Diego. Plan for much warmer nights when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September since evenings lows in San Diego dip to 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Austin.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

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Austin

Austin
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
On the 22nd (Sun), grab your bike and head to Barton Creek Greenbelt, then get engrossed in the history at Bullock Texas State History Museum, and then get a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at The Driskill, take in the exciting artwork at Harry Ransom Center, then contemplate the waterfront views at Barton Springs Pool, and finally trek along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Austin visit planning site .

You can fly from San Diego to Austin in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from San Diego to Austin. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Diego in September: highs in Austin hover around 39°C, while lows dip to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Bullock Texas State History Museum ©
Harry Ransom Center ©
Harry Ransom Center

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New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
On the 24th (Tue), get to know the fascinating history of Garden District, then see the interesting displays at The National WWII Museum, and then get to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to French Quarter, then examine the collection at Cabildo, then admire the striking features of St. Louis Cathedral, and finally partake in some friendly competition at Escape My Room New Orleans.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the New Orleans day trip app .

You can fly from Austin to New Orleans in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Austin in September, plan for a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 33°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Escape My Room New Orleans ©
Escape My Room New Orleans
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District

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Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Lotz House Museum, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Nelson's Green Brier Distillery.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Nashville online route maker .

You can fly from New Orleans to Nashville in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from New Orleans in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be cooler in Nashville, with lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Charleston.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Breweries & Distilleries Historic Sites

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Lotz House Museum
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Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe ©
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe

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Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Charleston History Tours and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Folly Beach Public Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, contemplate the long history of Charleston Fire Department, Station 2/3, and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

For reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Charleston travel planner.

Getting from Nashville to Charleston by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Nashville in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Charleston, with lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Charleston

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Folly Beach
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Folly Beach Public Beach ©
Folly Beach Public Beach
Fishing Charters & Tours

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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.
On the 29th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral, see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at The National Archives Museum, then get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, then take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and finally explore the world behind art at National Portrait Gallery.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Washington DC trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Charleston to Washington DC takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Charleston in September, Washington DC is little chillier at night with lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Our Lady of Victory Basilica, then explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, and then admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls. On the 2nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along Niagara Gorge Trail, examine the collection at Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center, and then don't miss a visit to Goat Island.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Niagara Falls route planner .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Washington DC to Niagara Falls in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in September, things will get little chillier in Niagara Falls: highs are around 28°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Our Lady of Victory Basilica
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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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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
On the 3rd (Thu), explore the world behind art at Rodin Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Barnes Foundation, and then witness the site of a historic battle at Valley Forge National Historical Park. On the 4th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall, take a stroll through Society Hill, then get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary, then admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, and finally take a stroll through Boathouse Row.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Philadelphia trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Niagara Falls to Philadelphia takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Traveling from Niagara Falls in October, expect Philadelphia to be a bit warmer, temps between 24°C and 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Valley Forge National Historical Park
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Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art

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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.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art and 9/11 Memorial are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will appreciate American Museum of Natural History and The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Times Square, shop like a local with Fifth Avenue, go for a walk through Central Park, and appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the New York City trip planner .

Take a train from Philadelphia to New York City in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in October, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

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