31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
2
Santa Maria
— 1 night
3
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
4
Asheville
— 1 night
5
Williamsburg
— 1 night
6
Washington DC
— 2 nights
7
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
8
Niagara Falls
— 1 night
9
Cleveland
— 1 night
10
Chicago
— 2 nights
11
Omaha
— 1 night
12
Rapid City
— 1 night
13
Glacier National Park
— 3 nights
14
Portland
— 2 nights
15
Boise
— 1 night
16
San Francisco
— 4 nights

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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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The Getty Center and Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Do some cultural sightseeing at Santa Monica Pier and Griffith Observatory. Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Anaheim to see Disneyland Park about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and engage your brain at California Science Center.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles road trip planning site.

Brisbane, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 17-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Brisbane to Los Angeles. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Brisbane in August, with highs in Los Angeles at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to Santa Maria.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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Santa Maria

Santa Maria ©
Santa Maria is a city near the Southern California coast in Santa Barbara County. Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): do a tasting at Rancho Sisquoc Winery, learn about winemaking at Foxen Vineyard & Winery, and then stroll through Bob Jones City to Sea Bike Trail.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Santa Maria day trip tool.

You can drive from Los Angeles to Santa Maria in 3 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Los Angeles in August: high temperatures in Santa Maria hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Santa Maria

Wineries Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Bob Jones City to Sea Bike Trail
Highlights from your plan
Rancho Sisquoc Winery ©
Rancho Sisquoc Winery
Foxen Vineyard & Winery ©
Foxen Vineyard & Winery

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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.
Get in touch with nature at Glacier Point and Panorama Trail. Family-friendly places like Vernal Fall and Sentinel Dome will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at El Capitan, hike along Four Mile Trail, get great views at Washburn Point, and look for all kinds of wild species at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park route builder app.

Explore your travel options from Santa Maria to Yosemite National Park with the Route module. Traveling from Santa Maria in August, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are a bit warmer (°C), and nights are little chillier (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel to Asheville.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail

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Asheville

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
On the 30th (Fri), sample the tasty concoctions at Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tastings and then take a peaceful walk through DuPont State Recreational Forest. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Wheels Through Time Transportation Museum and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Asheville itinerary builder website.

Traveling by flight from Yosemite National Park to Asheville takes 14.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Yosemite National Park to Asheville is 3 hours. Expect much hotter evenings in Asheville when traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Asheville

Adventure Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tastings, DuPont State Recreational Forest, Wheels Through Time Transportation Museum, Zipline
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
DuPont State Recreational Forest ©
DuPont State Recreational Forest
Wheels Through Time Transportation Museum ©
Wheels Through Time Transportation Museum

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Williamsburg

Williamsburg ©
Founded in 1632 as a fortified settlement on the high ground between two rivers, Williamsburg served as a colonial capital of Virginia for over 80 years.
On the 1st (Sun), contemplate the long history of Colonial Williamsburg and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Colonial National Historical Park.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Williamsburg day trip site.

You can fly from Asheville to Williamsburg in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Asheville in August, things will get a bit warmer in Williamsburg: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Washington DC.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg
Colonial National Historical Park ©
Colonial National Historical Park

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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 2nd (Mon), explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, thenexamine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and then examine the collection at The National Archives Museum. On the 3rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at National Museum of the Marine Corps, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and then learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

For ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Washington DC road trip website.

Traveling by car from Williamsburg to Washington DC takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September in Washington DC, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums

Side Trip

National Museum of the Marine Corps
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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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): witness the site of a historic battle at Valley Forge National Historical Park, thenadmire the local landmark of Longwood Gardens, and then steep yourself in history at Christ Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Thu): ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall, admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, and then explore the world behind art at Barnes Foundation.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Philadelphia travel itinerary planner.

Take a train from Washington DC to Philadelphia in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. September in Philadelphia sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Longwood Gardens, Valley Forge National Historical Park
Highlights from your plan
Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens
Valley Forge National Historical Park ©
Valley Forge National Historical Park
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art

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Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
On the 6th (Fri), Head underground at Cave of the Winds and then immerse yourself in nature at Devil's Hole State Park.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Niagara Falls route planning tool.

You can fly from Philadelphia to Niagara Falls in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Philadelphia in September; daily highs in Niagara Falls reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to drive to Cleveland.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Devil's Hole State Park ©
Devil's Hole State Park

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Cleveland

Cleveland ©
A culturally diverse city situated on the shores of Lake Erie, Cleveland boasts many places to visit, such as world-class museums, popular amusement parks, and sprawling recreational areas.
On the 7th (Sat), explore the world behind art at The Cleveland Museum of Art, thensee the interesting displays at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Huntington Beach.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Cleveland holiday app.

You can drive from Niagara Falls to Cleveland in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Niagara Falls in September, Cleveland is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Cleveland

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Huntington Beach
Highlights from your plan
The Cleveland Museum of Art ©
The Cleveland Museum of Art
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ©
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Huntington Beach ©
Huntington Beach

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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): learn more about the world around you at Field Museum, explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, thenstroll through Millennium Park, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fourth Presbyterian Church. On the 9th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: catch a live event at Wrigley Field, engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Chicago Cultural Center.

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Traveling by flight from Cleveland to Chicago takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Cleveland to Chicago is minus 1 hour. In September, daily temperatures in Chicago can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Omaha.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Field Museum ©
Field Museum

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Omaha

Omaha ©
A major transportation hub, Omaha was once considered little more than a stopping point on a pioneer's journey west.
On the 10th (Tue), get engrossed in the history at Fort Atkinson State Historical Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Fontenelle Forest Nature Center, and then listen to music at Henry Doorly Zoo.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Omaha online holiday builder.

Fly from Chicago to Omaha in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Omaha are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Rapid City.

Things to do in Omaha

Parks Wildlife Nightlife

Side Trips

Fort Atkinson State Historical Park, Fontenelle Forest Nature Center
Highlights from your plan
Henry Doorly Zoo ©
Henry Doorly Zoo
Fontenelle Forest Nature Center ©
Fontenelle Forest Nature Center
Fort Atkinson State Historical Park ©
Fort Atkinson State Historical Park

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Rapid City

Rapid City ©
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): see the interesting displays at South Dakota Air and Space Museum.

To find reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Rapid City trip planner.

Fly from Omaha to Rapid City in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Omaha in September: high temperatures in Rapid City hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Rapid City

Museums
Highlights from your plan
South Dakota Air and Space Museum ©
South Dakota Air and Space Museum

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Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
Get in touch with nature at Grinnell Glacier and Virginia Falls. Spend the 12th (Thu) exploring nature at Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park. There's lots more to do: trek along Highline Trail, contemplate the waterfront views at Swiftcurrent Falls, take in the dramatic scenery at Apikuni Falls, and stroll through Iceberg Lake Trail.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Glacier National Park road trip planning website.

You can fly from Rapid City to Glacier National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Rapid City in September, with highs in Glacier National Park at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Portland.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail
Virginia Falls ©
Virginia Falls

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Portland

Portland ©
A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): examine the collection at Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, thensavor the flavors at Sokol Blosser Winery, and then shop like a local with Live Laugh Love Art. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Multnomah Falls, get outside with Portland Timbers, and then stop by Powell's City of Books.

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Traveling by flight from Glacier National Park to Portland takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Glacier National Park to Portland is minus 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Glacier National Park in September, with highs in Portland at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Boise.

Things to do in Portland

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Live Laugh Love Art, Multnomah Falls, Sokol Blosser Winery, Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum
Highlights from your plan
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum ©
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls

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Boise

Boise ©
From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): have some family-friendly fun at Boise Escape and then hike along Boise River Greenbelt.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Boise trip planner.

You can fly from Portland to Boise in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Portland to Boise due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Boise

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Boise River Greenbelt ©
Boise River Greenbelt
Boise Escape ©
Boise Escape

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Union Square and Ferry Building Marketplace. There's still lots to do: take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, enjoy the sand and surf at Marshall’s Beach, and get curious at Exploratorium.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Boise to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In September, daytime highs in San Francisco are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf