32 days in United States Itinerary

32 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States vacation planner

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New York City
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Hartford
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Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 3 nights
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Key West
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San Diego
— 2 nights
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
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Wailea, Maui
— 1 night
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Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
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Hanalei, Kauai
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Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
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San Francisco
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Las Vegas
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New York City

— 4 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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Times Square. Appreciate the collections at 9/11 Memorial and Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. The adventure continues: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, and contemplate the long history of Ellis Island.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City travel itinerary planner.

London, UK to New York City is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -5 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from London in July; daily highs in New York City reach 35°C and lows reach 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Hartford.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

Hartford

— 1 night
On the 27th (Tue), take an in-depth tour of Bush's Visitor Center, then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Hartford travel planner.

Getting from New York City to Hartford by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from New York City in July since evenings lows in Hartford dip to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Things to do in Hartford

Adventure · Outdoors · Tours · Museums

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park

— 3 nights

A Wondrous Diversity of Life

Great Smoky Mountains National Park contains some of the highest mountains east of the Mississippi River, but it's the ease of access that makes this national park the United States' most visited.
Visiting Roaring Fork and Chimneys Picnic Area will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte, hike along Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail, stroll through Alum Cave Trail, and pause for some photo ops at Rockefeller Memorial.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Great Smoky Mountains National Park itinerary planner.

Great Smoky Mountains National Park is very close to Hartford. July in Great Smoky Mountains National Park sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parks · Wildlife · Trails · Outdoors

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.
Head to Alan S. Maltz Gallery and 7 Artists & Friends Galleryfor some retail therapy. Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Vandenberg Wreck. Step out of Key West with an excursion to Bahia Honda State Park in Big Pine Key--about 50 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, explore the galleries of Truman Little White House, look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and see the vivid underwater world at Western Dry Rocks.

For photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Key West trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Key West takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Great Smoky Mountains National Park in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 32°C in Key West. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Key West

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

San Diego

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, then enjoy the sand and surf at Black's Beach, and finally see the interesting displays at Mingei International Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum and then kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the San Diego online visit planner.

Fly from Key West to San Diego in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Key West to San Diego. In August, San Diego is a bit cooler than Key West - with highs of 30°C and lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

Los Angeles

— 3 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.
Relax by the water at Santa Monica State Beach and Venice Beach and Boardwalk. Annenberg Community Beach House and Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip planning tool.

Getting from San Diego to Los Angeles by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. When traveling from San Diego in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Wailea.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Historic Sites · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Wailea, Maui

— 1 night
Wailea is a census-designated place (CDP) in Maui County, Hawaii, United States. On the 8th (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Maluaka Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Makena Beach, and then stroll through Wailea Beach.

To see reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Wailea travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Wailea takes 10.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Wailea is minus 2 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in August, with highs in Wailea at 38°C and lows at 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Wailea

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Waikiki Beach and Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve. Get some cultural insight at USS Arizona Memorial and USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Honolulu: Haleiwa (Sunset Beach Park & Waimea Bay) and Kailua Beach Park (in Kailua).

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Honolulu trip planner.

Fly from Wailea to Honolulu in 5 hours. August in Honolulu sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Hanalei.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Hanalei, Kauai

— 2 nights
Hanalei is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): take a memorable tour with Tours and then kick back and relax at Hanalei Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Na Pali Coast State Park, then stroll through Tunnels Beach, and then take in breathtaking views at Waimea Canyon State Park.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Hanalei itinerary planner.

Getting from Honolulu to Hanalei by flight takes about 3.5 hours. In August in Hanalei, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Hanalei

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

— 2 nights

Heart of the Kona Coast

Thanks to its favorable location near a mountain range blocking the northeasterly trade winds, Kailua-Kona gets little rainfall, allowing adventure seekers and nature lovers a chance to enjoy over 300 days of sunshine each year.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, relax in the rural setting at Heavenly Hawaiian Kona Coffee Farm, and then get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Kailua-Kona trip itinerary planning site.

Fly from Hanalei to Kailua-Kona in 3.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 29°C. On the 15th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

San Francisco

— 4 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Alcatraz Island and Fisherman's Wharf. Exploratorium and Pier 24 Photography Museum will appeal to museum buffs. And it doesn't end there: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, examine the collection at Musee Mecanique, don't miss a visit to Ferry Building Marketplace, and wander the streets of SoMa.

For reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read San Francisco road trip app.

Traveling by flight from Kailua-Kona to San Francisco takes 8.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is 2 hours. Traveling from Kailua-Kona in August, things will get little chillier in San Francisco: highs are around 26°C and lows about 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): examine the collection at The Mob Museum, then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and then don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio. Here are some ideas for day two: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, try your luck at New York New York Casino, and then buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian Resort.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas visit planner.

You can fly from San Francisco to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in August: highs in Las Vegas hover around 45°C, while lows dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Nature

United States travel guide

4.5
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.

Tennessee travel guide

4.4
Specialty Museums · Distilleries · Theaters
The Volunteer State
Divided by law, geography, and custom into three major regions, represented by the three stars on state's flag, Tennessee boasts a distinctive musical heritage that includes elements of bluegrass, country-western, and blues. With a countryside as diverse as its people, Tennessee includes landscapes ranging from a mountainous region in the east to the lowlands of the west, with gently rolling hills in the middle. For a well-rounded vacation, you can hike remote mountain trails in the morning and explore the crowded bars of Nashville in the evening. Visit the urban attractions, such as Elvis Presley's former residence in Memphis, but don't miss a chance to spend some time in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, situated in the eastern part of the state.

Florida travel guide

4.4
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.

Hawaii travel guide

4.4
Scuba & Snorkeling · Beaches · Zipline
The Aloha State
An archipelago of hundreds of volcanic islands located in a geological hot spot in the middle of Pacific, Hawaii offers diverse natural scenery and a warm tropical climate. The six major islands open to tourism draw visitors with their sun-drenched public beaches and craggy natural trails. Thanks to their mid-Pacific location, the islands boast a vibrant native culture influenced by both North America and Asia. You can spend your vacation basking in the modern comforts of the big hotels, but to experience the true spirit of these islands, remember that real Hawaiians live outdoors. Encounter nature by surfing, swimming, fishing, and picnicking, or join a guided tour across the ancient lava flows to the top of Hawaii's rugged volcanic peaks.