32 days in United States Itinerary

32 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner
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New York City
— 4 nights
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Washington DC
— 3 nights
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Orlando
— 4 nights
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New Orleans
— 3 nights
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Aspen
— 2 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
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Las Vegas
— 4 nights
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Los Angeles
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San Francisco
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Yellowstone National Park
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Sioux Falls
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New York City — 4 nights

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for sightseeing, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal, and explore the world behind art at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA).

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City itinerary planner.

Chicago to New York City is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to New York City. In December, New York City is a bit warmer than Chicago - with highs of 48°F and lows of 36°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Washington DC.
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Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Washington DC — 3 nights

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.
Washington DC is known for sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Washington DC journey app.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 51°F, and evening lows to 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to fly to Orlando.
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Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Orlando — 4 nights

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Orlando side-trips: Stetson Mansion (in DeLand) and Boat Tours & Water Sports (in Kissimmee). Have a day of magic on the 23rd (Wed) at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 24th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. It doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at Universal Orlando Resort and admire the masterpieces at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Orlando online driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Washington DC to Orlando in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in December; daily highs in Orlando reach 77°F and lows reach 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to New Orleans.
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Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours
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New Orleans — 3 nights

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square, walk around New Orleans City Park, and examine the collection at Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our New Orleans online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Orlando to New Orleans by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Orlando in December, expect nights in New Orleans to be about the same, around 57°F, while days are cooler, around 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Aspen.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Aspen — 2 nights

Known as a ski resort town, Aspen's history goes back to its roots as a silver-mining village tucked away in an isolated valley of the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): take in the awesome beauty at Buttermilk Mountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Thu): gain insight at Aspen Center for Environmental Studies.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Aspen holiday maker.

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Aspen takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from New Orleans in December: high temperatures in Aspen hover around 35°F and lows are around 10°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.
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Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature

Grand Canyon National Park — 2 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 1st (Fri): explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point and then don't miss a visit to Grand Canyon Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get great views at Hopi Point, then take some stellar pictures from Mohave Point, and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary planning site.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Aspen to Grand Canyon National Park in 8.5 hours. When traveling from Aspen in December, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 45°F by day to 15°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel to Las Vegas.
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Parks · Nature

Las Vegas — 4 nights

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, sightseeing, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, admire the majestic nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, and take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas day trip site.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 59°F to lows of 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to fly to Los Angeles.
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Fun & Games · Casinos · Parks · Shopping

Los Angeles — 2 nights

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 7th (Thu): get in on the family fun at Disneyland Park and then look and learn at Griffith Observatory. Here are some ideas for day two: get a new perspective on nature at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, shop like a local with The Grove, explore the world behind art at Bhagavad-gita Diorama-Museum, then see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, and finally stop by Bergamot Station.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in January, with highs in Los Angeles at 70°F and lows at 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can fly to San Francisco.
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Theme Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Shopping
Side Trips

San Francisco — 4 nights

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for sightseeing, nature, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grace Cathedral.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco travel route planner.

You can fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Los Angeles in January, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 59°F by day to 46°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Yellowstone National Park.
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Parks · Childrens Museums · Museums · Historic Sites

Yellowstone National Park — 2 nights

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
On the 13th (Wed), don't miss a visit to The 45th Parallel, take a leisurely stroll along Bridge Bay Marina, then hike along Elephant Back Mountain, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lehardy's Rapids.

To plan Yellowstone National Park vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway, train, bus, and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. In January, Yellowstone National Park is cooler than San Francisco - with highs of 23°F and lows of 1°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Sioux Falls.
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Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Sioux Falls — 1 night

Sioux Falls is the largest city in the U.S. state of South Dakota. On the 15th (Fri), walk around Sertoma Park, test your problem-solving skills at Escape 605, and then walk around Falls Park.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Sioux Falls trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Sioux Falls by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Sioux Falls is 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in January since evenings lows in Sioux Falls dip to 8°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can catch the flight back home.
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United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife
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.
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Florida travel guide

4.3
Disney Parks & Activities · Beaches · Theme Parks
The Sunshine State
The “Sunshine State,” Florida became a favorite winter destination for the affluent crowd over a century ago. Today, the state attracts visitors from around the world with its golden beaches and modern theme parks. You can spend your entire vacation enjoying the state's highly developed seaside areas, but remember that some of Florida's best-kept secrets are in secluded locations. Visit the big cities and their comfortable resorts offering top-notch dining and nightlife, but leave some time to see the peninsula's swampy landscape, filled with wild creatures and native plants. Farther away from the tourist-packed urban areas, the untamed wetlands of Florida offer a selection of things to do, such as kayaking, boat rides, and numerous other outdoor activities.
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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.
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South Dakota travel guide

4.3
National Parks · Scenic Drive · Monuments
The State of Great Faces and Great Places
Famous for the cliffside monuments of Mount Rushmore and the Crazy Horse memorial, South Dakota is a land of Old West history, American Indian culture, and impressive natural wonders. Get to know the state's diverse and breathtaking landscape with a trip through Custer National Park, with a herd of 1,300 free-roaming bison, or by traversing the dramatic peaks of Badlands National Park near the Black Hills. Allow time in your itinerary to visit the state's largest city, Sioux Falls, for shopping, dining, and entertainment options, as well as a number of museums and historical attractions.
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