32 days in Continental USA Itinerary

32 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States itinerary planner

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San Francisco
— 4 nights
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Rutherford
— 2 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
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New York City
— 5 nights
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San Antonio
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
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San Diego
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles
— 5 nights
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San Francisco

— 4 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Exploratorium and de Young Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Get in touch with nature at Alcatraz Island and Lincoln Park. There's much more to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and wander the streets of Chinatown.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read San Francisco visit planner.

Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 18 hours. In May in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can go by car to Rutherford.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Rutherford

— 2 nights
Rutherford is a census-designated place (CDP) in Napa County, California, United States. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): learn about winemaking at Robert Mondavi Winery, do a tasting at Inglenook, then do a tasting at Honig Vineyard & Winery, and finally do a tasting at B Cellars Vineyards and Winery. On the next day, take in the exciting artwork at Mumm Napa, learn about winemaking at Benziger Family Winery, and then get to know the fascinating history of Jack London State Historic Park.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Rutherford trip builder website.

Drive from San Francisco to Rutherford in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in May, Rutherford is slightly colder at night with lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Rutherford

Wineries · Museums · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Yosemite National Park

— 4 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.
Wawona Hotel, National Historic Landmark and Yosemite Valley Chapel are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visiting Nevada Falls Loop and Glacier Point will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Taft Point, hike along Panorama Trail, get great views at Valley View, and make a trip to Yosemite Village.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Rutherford to Yosemite National Park in 4.5 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Rutherford in May; daily highs in Yosemite National Park reach 21°C and lows reach 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

New York City

— 5 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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Ellis Island. Museum-lovers will get to explore 9/11 Memorial and Frick Collection. There's lots more to do: go for a walk through Central Park, examine the collection at New York Public Library, wander the streets of Times Square, and make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City trip builder site.

Drive from Yosemite National Park to New York City in 41.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Yosemite National Park to New York City. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, New York City is much hotter at night with lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to fly to San Antonio.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

San Antonio

— 2 nights

The Alamo City

As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
On the 4th (Thu), explore the world behind art at McNay Art Museum, admire the architecture and history at Mission San Jose, steep yourself in history at The Alamo, then get a taste of the local shopping with The San Antonio River Walk, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral. On the 5th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at The Guenther House Museum, then admire the architecture and history at Mission Concepcion, then take in the history at Mission San Juan, and finally admire the architecture and history at Mission Espada.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the San Antonio vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from New York City to San Antonio takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to San Antonio due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New York City in June: high temperatures in San Antonio hover around 39°C and lows are around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Las Vegas

— 3 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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate The Mob Museum and The Neon Museum. Head to The Strip and The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian Resortfor some retail therapy. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, don't miss a visit to Paris Las Vegas, and ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio.

Make your Las Vegas itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can fly from San Antonio to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from San Antonio to Las Vegas. When traveling from San Antonio in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 46°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can fly to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games · Casinos · Shopping · Neighborhoods

San Diego

— 3 nights

America's Finest City

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.
Visiting La Jolla Cove and Lions, Tigers & Bears will get you outdoors. Maritime Museum of San Diego and Mingei International Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: trek along Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, kick back and relax at Mission Beach Park, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Black's Beach.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the San Diego tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Las Vegas in June, plan for much colder days and little chillier nights in San Diego: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trip

Los Angeles

— 5 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
We've included these beaches for you: Santa Monica State Beach and Santa Monica Bay. Get outdoors at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Original Muscle Beach. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, admire the majestic nature at Royal Palms State Beach, visit Angelino Heights Historic Area, and admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Los Angeles trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. When traveling from San Diego in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. On the 16th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

Side Trip

California travel guide

4.1
Specialty Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Beaches
The Golden State
The country's most populous state, California includes landscapes that range from the forested northern coast to harsh southern deserts. Sandwiched right in the middle of the state is a fertile valley, home to farms, vineyards, and orchards. California's cities offer diverse attractions, from amusement parks and upscale shops to award-winning restaurants and innovative art galleries. Outside the state's big urban centers, places to visit include some of the nation's most rugged national parks, ancient forests, towering mountain peaks, and ski resorts. More than just a surfing destination famous for its beaches and winding coastal roads, California also boasts one of the world's largest economies, bolstered by the booming tech industries.

Texas travel guide

4.2
Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
The Lone Star State
Thanks to its size and geologic features, Texas contains diverse landscapes that closely resemble both the south and southwest of the United States. Though most people associate Texas with tracts of barren land, deserts cover only about 10 percent of the state, with most of its big population centers located in areas once covered by prairies, grasslands, and forests. As you travel from one end of Texas to the other, observe the changing terrain that ranges from coastal piney woods and swamps in the east to the mountains of the west, with rolling plains and rugged hills in the center. For a bit of urban sightseeing visit some of the state's large cities such as Houston, Dallas, or Austin, or immerse yourself in the nation's history by adding famous attractions like The Alamo to your itinerary. Take plenty of time to mingle with the locals, famous for their hospitality, generosity, and fiercely independent spirit.

Nevada travel guide

4.3
Performances · Fountains · Casinos
The Silver State
The neon streets of Las Vegas represent only one chapter in the story of Nevada, a sparsely populated state offering travelers a chance to discover the country's western frontier. Utterly unlike the more populated parts of the North American continent, Nevada's landscape includes huge deserts where you can easily leave modern civilization behind and enjoy a tranquil vacation. For a taste of untamed Nevada, explore the network of paved and unpaved roads leading to some of the world's most rugged and desolate natural wonders. If trying to make a fortune is high on your itinerary, remember that in the first state to legalize gambling, a slot machine is never too far away. Even gas stations and small motels in the largely deserted rural areas offer some form of gambling to the passing traveler.