31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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Denver
— 1 night
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
3
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 day
4
Zion National Park
— 1 night
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
6
San Diego
— 1 night
7
Austin
— 1 night
8
New Orleans
— 2 nights
9
Nashville
— 1 night
10
Charleston
— 2 nights
11
Washington DC
— 2 nights
12
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
13
Philadelphia
— 1 night
14
New York City
— 5 nights

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Ghost Catholic Church.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Denver route builder website.

Zagreb, Croatia to Denver is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Traveling from Zagreb to Denver, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Zagreb in September, you will find days in Denver are somewhat warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Denver

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trip

River Rafting & Tubing
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River Rafting & Tubing
Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art ©
Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art
Holy Ghost Catholic Church ©
Holy Ghost Catholic Church

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nights
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Lower Geyser Basin. There's lots more to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, look for all kinds of wild species at Hayden Valley, and explore the striking landscape at Blue Star Spring.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park road trip website.

Traveling by flight from Denver to Yellowstone National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, taxi, shuttle, and car. In September, Yellowstone National Park is slightly colder than Denver - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley

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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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): stroll through Peek-A-Boo Loop.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Bryce Canyon National Park road trip site.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park by flight takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car, bus, shuttle, taxi, and train. In September, Bryce Canyon National Park is a bit warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Trails Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Peek-A-Boo Loop ©
Peek-A-Boo Loop

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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.
On the 16th (Mon), explore the wealth of natural beauty at The Narrows.

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Drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park in 3 hours. Traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in September, expect Zion National Park to be somewhat warmer, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Trails Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Rim Trail and Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Powell Point, and hike along South Kaibab Trail.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Grand Canyon National Park vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by shuttle from Zion National Park to Grand Canyon National Park takes 10 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Zion National Park in September: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around °C and lows are around °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
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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night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum and then kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Black's Beach and then admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our San Diego trip planning site.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to San Diego in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle, bus, and tram. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to San Diego is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, expect warmer with lows of °C in San Diego. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Austin.

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Barton Creek Greenbelt, get engrossed in the history at Bullock Texas State History Museum, and then get a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of The Driskill, take in the exciting artwork at Harry Ransom Center, thenwitness a stunning natural landmark at Barton Springs Pool, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Austin trip planner.

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Austin takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 2 hours. Traveling from San Diego in September, you will find days in Austin are a bit warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Barton Creek Greenbelt ©
Barton Creek Greenbelt
Bullock Texas State History Museum ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): wander the streets of Garden District, brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, and then get to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Wed): don't miss a visit to French Quarter, thensee the interesting displays at Cabildo, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, and finally partake in some friendly competition at Escape My Room New Orleans.

To see maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the New Orleans trip app.

Fly from Austin to New Orleans in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Austin in September, plan for little chillier days in New Orleans, with highs around °C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Garden District ©
Garden District
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

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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.
On the 26th (Thu), take an in-depth tour of The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, thensee the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, thentake in the history at Lotz House Museum, and finally sample the fine beverages at Nelson's Green Brier Distillery.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Nashville trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Nashville takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from New Orleans in September, expect cooler with lows of °C in Nashville. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Charleston.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Breweries & Distilleries Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Country Music Hall of Fame and 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.
On the 27th (Fri), take in the local highlights with Charleston History Tours and then stroll through Folly Beach Public Beach. On the next day, get interesting insight from Tours, don't miss a visit to Charleston Fire Department, Station 2/3, and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Charleston trip itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Nashville to Charleston in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Nashville to Charleston is 1 hour. Traveling from Nashville in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of °C in Charleston. 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
Fishing Charters & Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Folly Beach Public Beach ©
Folly Beach Public Beach

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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, examine the collection 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 30th (Mon): examine the collection at The National Archives Museum, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, thenget engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and finally admire the masterpieces at National Portrait Gallery.

Plan trip to Washington DC with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Fly from Charleston to Washington DC in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. Expect slightly colder evenings in Washington DC when traveling from Charleston in September, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History ©

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Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
On the 1st (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Our Lady of Victory National Shrine & Basilica and then Head underground at Cave of the Winds. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed): hike along Niagara Gorge Trail, thensee the interesting displays at Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center, and then go for a walk through Goat Island.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Niagara Falls itinerary planner.

Getting from Washington DC to Niagara Falls by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Washington DC in September, with highs in Niagara Falls at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Our Lady of Victory National Shrine & Basilica
Highlights from your plan
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Gorge Trail ©
Niagara Gorge Trail

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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, thenadmire the masterpieces at Barnes Foundation, and then take in the history at Valley Forge National Historical Park. Keep things going the next day: get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall, wander the streets of Society Hill, thenget engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary, thenexplore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, and finally wander the streets of Boathouse Row.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Philadelphia day trip planning site.

You can fly from Niagara Falls to Philadelphia in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Niagara Falls in October, expect Philadelphia to be somewhat warmer, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to New York City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Valley Forge National Historical Park
Highlights from your plan
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Valley Forge National Historical Park ©
Valley Forge National Historical Park
Barnes Foundation ©
Barnes Foundation

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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.
9/11 Memorial and New York City Hall will appeal to history buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Times Square, go for a walk through Central Park, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, and don't miss a visit to Empire State Building.

Before you visit New York City, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Philadelphia to New York City by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in New York City are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Times Square ©
Times Square

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