31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States visit planner

Make it your trip
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New York City
— 3 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
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Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Bus to Flagstaff, Fly to Miami
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Everglades National Park
— 3 nights
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Key Largo
— 2 nights
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Key West
— 3 nights
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Orlando
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New York City

— 3 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Bring the kids along to Central Park and Empire State Building. The adventure continues: browse the exhibits of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and take a stroll through Times Square.

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Orlando to New York City is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Orlando in January: high temperatures in New York City hover around 40°F and lows are around 24°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Yellowstone National Park

— 2 nights

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
On the 5th (Tue), take in the awesome beauty at Roaring Mountain, take in the natural beauty of Norris Geyser Basin, take in the dramatic natural features at Artists Paintpots, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Old Gardiner Road, and finally identify plant and animal life at Yellowstone River Picnic Area. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Lehardy's Rapids and then take in the awesome beauty at Elephant Back Mountain.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park trip site.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Yellowstone National Park takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. When traveling from New York City in January, plan for a bit cooler days in Yellowstone National Park, with highs around 23°F, while nights are colder with lows around 1°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Honolulu, Oahu

— 3 nights

Big Pineapple

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Visit Waikiki Beach and Lanikai Beach for some beach relaxation. Family-friendly places like Kailua Beach Park and USS Arizona Memorial will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: go for a walk through Diamond Head State Monument, kick back and relax at Kapiolani Regional Park, take in the dramatic scenery at Manoa Falls, and explore the activities along Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve.

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

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to Honolulu in 13 hours. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in January; daily highs in Honolulu reach 81°F and lows reach 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sat) to allow time for travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

San Francisco

— 2 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, then see the interesting displays at Exploratorium, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of Chinatown, then don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge, and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at Point Reyes Safaris.

To find reviews and other tourist information, read our San Francisco day trip app.

Traveling by flight from Honolulu to San Francisco takes 8 hours. Traveling from Honolulu to San Francisco, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In January, San Francisco is cooler than Honolulu - with highs of 59°F and lows of 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park

— 3 nights
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.
Visiting Badger Pass Ski Area and El Capitan will get you outdoors. Family-friendly places like Vernal Fall and McGurk Meadow will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Nature Center at Happy Isles, take some stellar pictures from Valley View, contemplate the waterfront views at Merced River, and explore the striking landscape of Swinging Bridge Picnic Area Yosemite National Park CA.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 4 hours. When traveling from San Francisco in January, plan for little chillier days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 44°F, while nights are colder with lows around 13°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Wildlife

Las Vegas

— 2 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then examine the collection at Nostalgia Street Rods, and then shop like a local with The Strip. On your second day here, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, admire the masterpieces at Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art, then enjoy some diversion at The Range 702, and finally enjoy some diversion at Strip Gun Club.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in January, plan for somewhat warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 59°F, while nights are much warmer with lows around 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Parks

Grand Canyon National Park

— 3 nights
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 17th (Sun): trek along South Kaibab Trail, cruise along East Rim Drive, then take some stellar pictures from Lipan Point, and finally take in breathtaking views at Moran Point. On your second day here, stroll through Rim Trail, take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, and finally get great views at Lookout Studio.

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

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in January: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 44°F, while lows dip to 15°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Everglades National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Everglades National Park

— 3 nights

Largest Subtropical Wilderness in the United States

A vast expanse of pristine wetlands, Everglades National Park holds the distinction of being the largest tropical wilderness in the U.S.
Escape the urban bustle at Shark Valley Visitor Center and Everglades City Fishing Charters. There's much more to do: hike along Anhinga Trail, surround yourself with nature on Everglades Birding, contemplate the long history of Nike Missile Site HM-69, and stroll through Gumbo Limbo Trail.

For more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Everglades National Park online travel route planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Everglades National Park takes 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Everglades National Park due to the time zone difference. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in January; daily highs in Everglades National Park reach 77°F and lows reach 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can take a bus to Key Largo.

Things to do in Everglades National Park

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Trails

Key Largo

— 2 nights

Diving Capital of the World

The northernmost island of the Florida Keys, Key Largo provides stunning scenery, a number of watersports opportunities, and plenty of areas to relax on vacation.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, get interesting insight from Florida Keys Flats Fishing, then take in the dramatic natural features at Windley Key Fossil Reef Geological State Park, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Lignumvitae Key Botanical State Park. On the 24th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Island Dolphin Care, get a dose of the wild on Capt. Sterling's Everglades Eco-Tours, then take a tour of Spiegel Grove, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Molasses Reef.

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You can take a bus from Everglades National Park to Key Largo in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Everglades National Park in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Key Largo, with lows of 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Key West.

Things to do in Key Largo

Wildlife · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Key West

— 3 nights

Conch Republic

Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Bahia Honda State Park and Fort Zachary Taylor. Attractions like Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory and Scuba & Snorkeling make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with these side-trips from Key West: Crane Point Museum & Nature Center (in Marathon) and National Key Deer Refuge (in Big Pine Key). The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, identify plant and animal life at Key West Wildlife Center, and steep yourself in history at Curry Mansion.

To see ratings and more tourist information, read our Key West trip planner.

Drive from Key Largo to Key West in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Key West can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Key West

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Orlando

— 4 nights

Theme Park Capital of the World

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 Magic Kingdom Park. Pack the 30th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. Pack the 29th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Orlando route planner.

You can fly from Key West to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Key West in January, things will get a bit cooler in Orlando: highs are around 71°F and lows about 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.