31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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31 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Jerusalem
fly:  22​h 30​min
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Lake Powell
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h
6
Zion National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
7
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  8​h
8
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
9
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
10
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
11
Santa Cruz
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
12
San Simeon
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
13
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
14
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
15
New York City
— 6 nights
Fly:  16​h
End: Jerusalem

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nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hollywood Walk of Fame as well as California Science Center. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Disneyland Park and Griffith Observatory. Pack the 7th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's more to do: take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

To find where to stay and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip planner .

Jerusalem, Israel to Los Angeles is an approximately 19-hour combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 10 hours traveling from Jerusalem to Los Angeles. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Jerusalem in September since evenings lows in Los Angeles dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Childrens Museums Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): find something for the whole family at SeaWorld San Diego.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our San Diego trip planner .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. When traveling from Los Angeles in September, plan for a bit cooler days in San Diego, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. You will leave for Grand Canyon National Park on the 9th (Sun).

Things to do in San Diego

Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums Parks
Highlights from your plan
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim and then take some stellar pictures from Lookout Studio.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park online trip builder .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from San Diego to Grand Canyon National Park takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus. Traveling from San Diego to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Diego in September, Grand Canyon National Park is cooler at night with lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Lake Powell.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Lookout Studio ©
Lookout Studio

1
night
Lake Powell

Lake Powell ©
Lake Powell serves as the playground for the town of Page, drawing nearly three million visitors annually.
Horseshoe Bend has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): get great views at Horseshoe Bend, see human ingenuity at work at Glen Canyon Dam, and then explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Lake Powell online vacation planner .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Lake Powell by car takes about 7 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, with highs in Lake Powell at 35°C and lows at 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Lake Powell

Parks Nature

Side Trips

Page, Glen Canyon Dam
Highlights from your plan
Glen Canyon Dam ©
Glen Canyon Dam
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend

1
day
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 12th (Wed), enjoy breathtaking views from Bryce Point, then take some stellar pictures from Inspiration Point, and then trek along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

You can plan Bryce Canyon National Park trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Traveling by car from Lake Powell to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 6.5 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Lake Powell in September: highs in Bryce Canyon National Park hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Trails Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point

1
night
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 13th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of The Narrows.

You can plan Zion National Park trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park in 3 hours. Traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in September, things will get a bit warmer in Zion National Park: highs are around 34°C and lows about 10°C. On the 13th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Zion National Park

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

3
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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.
Keep things going the next day: try to win big at The Mirage, try to win big at Casino at the Venetian, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, then browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains.

You can plan Las Vegas trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Getting from Zion National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of car and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Zion National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Zion National Park in September, you will find days in Las Vegas are somewhat warmer (39°C), and nights are much warmer (25°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to drive to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Casinos Fun & Games

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip
Hoover Dam ©
Hoover Dam

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nights
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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Moro Rock, then delve into the lush surroundings at Giant Forest, and then admire all the interesting features of Generals Hwy.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Las Vegas to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 8 hours. Traveling from Las Vegas in September, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park is slightly colder at night with lows of 17°C. On the 18th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Giant Forest ©
Giant Forest
Moro Rock ©
Moro Rock
Grant Grove ©
Grant Grove

2
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, don't miss a visit to Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, then don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, and finally identify plant and animal life at Nature Center at Happy Isles. On the next day, cruise along Tioga Pass.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park online trip maker .

Drive from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park in 5 hours. When traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in September, plan for slightly colder days and much colder nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 27°C by day to 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Scenic Drive Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass
Olmsted Point ©
Olmsted Point

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nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 21st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, then see the interesting displays at Exploratorium, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read San Francisco online tour itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 17°C in San Francisco. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Santa Cruz.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

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Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz ©
Santa Cruz remains synonymous with surfing, but this counterculture bastion offers plenty even if you don't plan to catch any waves.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): take in the views from Bixby Bridge.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Santa Cruz trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from San Francisco to Santa Cruz in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to San Simeon.
Highlights from your plan
Bixby Bridge ©
Bixby Bridge

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San Simeon

San Simeon ©
When you arrive in tiny San Simeon, which lies halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, you can see why William Randolph Hearst chose this coastal locale for his famous hilltop castle.
Hearst Castle has been added to your itinerary.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the San Simeon tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Santa Cruz to San Simeon takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. When traveling from Santa Cruz in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in San Simeon: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Simeon

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Hearst Castle ©
Hearst Castle

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night
Los Angeles

Los Angeles
For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles holiday planner .

Traveling by car from San Simeon to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Traveling from San Simeon in September, you will find days in Los Angeles are little chillier (34°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (22°C). On the 25th (Tue), you'll travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Parks 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.
Keep things going the next day: get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, get a sense of history and politics at White House, then pause for some photo ops at Jefferson Memorial, then appreciate the history behind Washington Monument, and finally appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial.

Plan my day in Washington DC using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Fly from Los Angeles to Washington DC in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 3 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery 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.
Woodbury Common Premium Outlets has been added to your itinerary. Attractions like Central Park and New York Public Library make great kid-friendly stops. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, and steep yourself in history at 9/11 Memorial.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the New York City trip itinerary planning tool .

Fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in September, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Shopping Parks Museums

Side Trip

Woodbury Common Premium Outlets
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

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