32 days in United States Itinerary

32 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States itinerary planner

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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
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Monterey
— 1 night
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Santa Barbara
— 1 night
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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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Page
— 1 night
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Zion National Park
— 2 nights
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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Capitol Reef National Park
— 1 night
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Moab
— 2 nights
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Monument Valley
— 1 night
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Santa Fe
— 1 night
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Amarillo
— 1 night
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Dallas
— 2 nights
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Houston
— 2 nights
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New Orleans
— 3 nights
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San Francisco

— 3 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, and steep yourself in history at Alcatraz Island.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco trip itinerary builder website.

Zurich, Switzerland to San Francisco is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -9 hour difference. Traveling from Zurich in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 13°C in San Francisco. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Yosemite National Park

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): trek along Mariposa Grove, tour the pleasant surroundings at Wawona Meadow, take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View, then admire the sheer force of Bridalveil Fall, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome and then admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Yosemite National Park, with lows around 1°C. On the 31st (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Monterey.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Monterey

— 1 night
Monterey is a city in the U.S. state of California, on the southern edge of Monterey Bay on California's Central Coast. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): observe the fascinating underwater world at Monterey Bay Aquarium, immerse yourself in nature at Point Lobos, and then cruise along 17-Mile Drive.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Monterey tour planner.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Monterey by car takes about 5 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, Monterey is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Scenic Drive · Nature

Side Trip

Santa Barbara

— 1 night

The American Riviera

Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): admire the striking features of Santa Barbara County Courthouse, then contemplate the long history of Old Mission Santa Barbara, then get to know the fascinating history of State Street Underpass, and finally take in the waterfront at Stearns Wharf.

To see ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Santa Barbara travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Monterey to Santa Barbara takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Santa Barbara are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Scenic Drive

Los Angeles

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): discover the magic at Disneyland Park and then take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier. Keep things going the next day: make an unforgettable trip to Disney California Adventure Park.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip planner.

You can drive from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Santa Barbara in June, with highs in Los Angeles at 30°C and lows at 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can fly to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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.
On the 5th (Sun), see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller, and then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. On the 6th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas attractions website.

Getting from Los Angeles to Las Vegas by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, expect nights in Las Vegas to be somewhat warmer, around 29°C, while days are much warmer, around 46°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods · Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks

Grand Canyon National Park

— 1 night
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 7th (Tue), explore the stunning scenery at North Rim Visitor Center and then take in the pleasant sights at The Trail of Time. On the 8th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along Bright Angel Trail.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker tool.

Drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect slightly colder days and much colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Page

— 1 night

Center of Canyon Country

Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then explore the striking landscape at Horseshoe Bend, and then hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Page using our trip planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Page in 4 hours. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Page, ranging from highs of 41°C to lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Page

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Nature

Zion National Park

— 2 nights
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Zion National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take a memorable drive along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, then stroll through Angel's Landing, and then admire all the interesting features of Zion Shuttle.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Zion National Park online vacation planner.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and car from Page to Zion National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Page in June since evenings lows in Zion National Park dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Bryce Canyon National Park

— 1 night
You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Natural Bridge, then take some stellar pictures from Inspiration Point, then hike along Navajo Loop Trail, and finally hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Bryce Canyon National Park trip planning site.

You can drive from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park in 1.5 hours. In June, Bryce Canyon National Park is a bit cooler than Zion National Park - with highs of 30°C and lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Capitol Reef National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

Capitol Reef National Park

— 1 night
Capitol Reef National Park takes its name from a particularly rugged and scenic section of the Waterpocket Fold, a geologic "wrinkle" stretching for 160 km (100 mi) along a dry plateau surrounded by white Navajo sandstone cliffs and domes, and red canyons, buttes, and rock bridges.
On the 13th (Mon), explore the striking landscape of Capitol Reef National Park .

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Capitol Reef National Park trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Capitol Reef National Park in 2.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Moab.

Things to do in Capitol Reef National Park

Nature · Wildlife · Parks
Highlights from your trip

Moab

— 2 nights

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, then grab your bike and head to Bike Fiend, and then see Off-Road Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Wed): get interesting insight from Tours.

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Traveling by car from Capitol Reef National Park to Moab takes 3 hours. Traveling from Capitol Reef National Park in June, you will find days in Moab are a bit warmer (41°C), and nights are much hotter (19°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Trails

Monument Valley

— 1 night
Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Monument Valley day trip planning app.

You can drive from Moab to Monument Valley in 3 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Moab in June; daily highs in Monument Valley reach 36°C and lows reach 14°C. On the 16th (Thu), you'll travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors

Santa Fe

— 1 night

City Different

Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
To find maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Santa Fe journey planner.

You can drive from Monument Valley to Santa Fe in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. On the 17th (Fri), you're off to Amarillo.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Shopping

Amarillo

— 1 night

Yellow Rose of Texas

Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
On the 17th (Fri), get a taste of life in the country at Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West, then make a trip to Huge Pair of Legs, then take an in-depth tour of Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum, and finally make a trip to Tex Randall, Big Texan.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Amarillo trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Santa Fe to Amarillo in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Santa Fe to Amarillo due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Santa Fe in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Amarillo, with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Dallas.

Things to do in Amarillo

Museums

Side Trip

Dallas

— 2 nights

Big D

One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
On the 18th (Sat), examine the collection at Perot Museum of Nature and Science, then examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, and then make a trip to Grassy Knoll. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the extensive heritage of Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District, contemplate the long history of Top O'Hill Terrace, and then see Lifestylez Nails Spa.

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You can fly from Amarillo to Dallas in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Amarillo in June, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Dallas, with lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Houston.

Things to do in Dallas

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

Houston

— 2 nights

Bayou City

Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Houston Zoo and then take a stroll through The Strand. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and then admire the natural beauty at McGovern Centennial Gardens.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Houston planning website.

Traveling by flight from Dallas to Houston takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. June in Houston sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to New Orleans.

Things to do in Houston

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

New Orleans

— 3 nights

The Big Easy

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 plan includes some of its best attractions: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, admire the landmark architecture of St. Louis Cathedral, appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District, and don't miss a visit to Jackson Square.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the New Orleans trip itinerary maker tool.

You can fly from Houston to New Orleans in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Houston in June: highs in New Orleans hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 33°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods

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.