31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Dublin
Fly:  12 h 30 min
1
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h
3
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Bus:  6 h 45 min
4
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
5
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h
6
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
7
Albuquerque
— 1 night
Fly:  6 h 15 min
8
Orlando, Florida
— 3 nights
Fly + Subway:  4 h 15 min
9
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Subway + Fly:  3 h 15 min
10
New York City
— 5 nights
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  10 h 45 min
End: Dublin

3
nights
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Family-friendly places like The Museum of Flight and Woodland Park Zoo will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, take in the exciting artwork at Glasshouse Studio, make a trip to Space Needle, and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Seattle trip website.

Dublin, Ireland to Seattle is an approximately 12.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Dublin to Seattle due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dublin in August, things will get a bit warmer in Seattle: highs are around 31°C and lows about 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Museums Tours
Highlights from your plan
Seattle Aquarium ©
Seattle Aquarium
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 17th (Mon), contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and then get curious at Exploratorium. On the next day, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, then take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, and finally examine the collection at Cable Car Museum.

To see more things to do and tourist information, read San Francisco trip planner.

Getting from Seattle to San Francisco by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Seattle in August, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are little chillier, around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

3
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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village, cruise along Tioga Pass, and admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park driving holiday planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by combination of flight and bus takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in August: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to take a bus to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Nature Parks Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Half Dome ©
Half Dome
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

3
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.
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park is known for nature, historic sites, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a peaceful walk through Giant Forest, take a memorable drive along Generals Hwy, explore and take pictures at Kings Canyon Scenic Byway, and hike along Congress Trail.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip itinerary tool.

You can take a bus from Yosemite National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 8.5 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, expect Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to be a bit warmer, temps between 41°C and 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

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

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park and then look and learn at Griffith Observatory. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier and then find something for the whole family at Disney California Adventure Park.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Los Angeles online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Los Angeles takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, shuttle, bus, and flight. While traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

4
nights
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Bodies The Exhibition. Take a break from Las Vegas with a short trip to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area in Red Rock, about 6 hours away. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, try your luck at The Mirage, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Strip.

To find maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip planner.

Fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in August, with highs in Las Vegas at 45°C and lows at 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Bodies The Exhibition ©
Bodies The Exhibition

1
night
Albuquerque

Albuquerque ©
Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ABQ BioPark Zoo and then enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at The Candy Lady, then engage your brain at Explora Science Center and Children's Museum of Albuquerque, and then visit Albuquerque Old Town.

To plan Albuquerque vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Albuquerque in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Albuquerque. In August, Albuquerque is a bit cooler than Las Vegas - with highs of 36°C and lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours
Highlights from your plan
Albuquerque Old Town ©
Albuquerque Old Town
ABQ BioPark Zoo ©
ABQ BioPark Zoo
Balloon Rides

3
nights
Orlando, Florida

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Walt Disney World Resort and SeaWorld. Next up on the itinerary: get in on the family fun at Universal's Islands of Adventure, make an unforgettable trip to Avatar Flight of Passage, make a splash at Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park, and add some entertainment to your itinerary with Happily Ever After Fireworks.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Orlando sightseeing planning website.

Traveling by flight from Albuquerque to Orlando takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. In September, Orlando is a bit warmer than Albuquerque - with highs of 37°C and lows of 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

2
nights
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 6th (Sun), learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, then pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial, and finally appreciate the history behind Jefferson Memorial. On the 7th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, then get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Library of Congress.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Washington DC route planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and subway from Orlando to Washington DC takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Orlando in September, with highs in Washington DC at 32°C and lows at 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to 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
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History ©
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

5
nights
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.
Attractions like Central Park and Ellis Island make great kid-friendly stops. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, wander the streets of Times Square, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and explore the galleries of 9/11 Memorial.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the New York City online day trip planner.

You can do a combination of subway and flight from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In September in New York City, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©
Statue of Liberty National Monument

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