32 days in United States Itinerary

32 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

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Boston
— 2 nights
Fly
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New York City
— 3 nights
Train
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Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly
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New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly
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San Antonio
— 2 nights
Fly to Flagstaff, Bus to Grand Canyon
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly to California Redwood Coast-Humboldt County Airport, Drive to Redwood National Park
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Redwood National Park
— 1 night
Drive to California Redwood Coast-Humboldt County Airport, Fly to Los Angeles International Airport
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly
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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Fly
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Custer
— 1 day
Drive
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Wall
— 1 night
Fly
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Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
Fly

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Boston

— 2 nights

Beantown

Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Visit Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House and Trinity Church for their historical value. When in Boston, make a side trip to see Dolphin & Whale Watching in Gloucester, approximately Gloucester away. The adventure continues: explore the different monuments and memorials at Mount Auburn Cemetery, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, catch a live event at Fenway Park, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Boston online route planner.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiports are General Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport, Manchester-Boston Regional Airport, Theodore Francis Green State Airport and Portsmouth International at Pease Airport. In September, daily temperatures in Boston can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

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.
Get some historical perspective at 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island. Get in touch with nature at Speed Boats Tours and East River Waterfront Esplanade. There's still lots to do: go for a walk through Central Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Hallett Nature Sanctuary, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Paul's Chapel, and admire the landmark architecture of Empire State Building.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City trip itinerary builder.

Fly from Boston to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Boston in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 22°C in New York City. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Washington DC

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and then admire the striking features of Washington National Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and finally get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Washington DC trip maker tool.

Getting from New York City to Washington DC by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

New Orleans

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then witness the site of a historic battle at Chalmette National Historical Park, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District, appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square, then stop by Faulkner House Books, and finally don't miss a visit to French Quarter.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the New Orleans journey maker.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to New Orleans takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Washington DC in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in New Orleans, with lows around 33°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Nature · Tours · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): explore the fascinating underground world of Natural Bridge Caverns, then get a taste of the local shopping with The San Antonio River Walk, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral. On the 26th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of The Alamo, then take in the history at Mission Concepcion, then take in the history at Mission San Jose, and finally take in the history at Mission Espada.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read San Antonio road trip tool.

You can fly from New Orleans to San Antonio in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New Orleans in September, expect nights in San Antonio to be slightly colder, around 26°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 40°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Shopping

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Grand Canyon South Rim and South Kaibab Trail. On the 28th (Sat), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail, take some stellar pictures from Mather Point, and hike along North Kaibab Trail.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park online route maker.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from San Antonio to Grand Canyon National Park in 10 hours. Another option is to drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from San Antonio to Grand Canyon National Park. When traveling from San Antonio in September, plan for slightly colder days and much colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

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 1st (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area and then shop like a local with The Strip. On the 2nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the awesome beauty at Spring Mountains Visitor Center and then take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 39°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Redwood National Park

— 1 night
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
On the 3rd (Thu), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Redwood National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Trillium Falls Hike, make a trip to Big Tree, and then take a peaceful walk through Tall Trees Grove.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Redwood National Park trip builder website.

Explore your travel options from Las Vegas to Redwood National Park with the Route module. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Las Vegas in October: high temperatures in Redwood National Park hover around 20°C and lows are around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trip

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Santa Monica State Beach and Bronson Caves. Get some historical perspective at Santa Monica Pier and Venice Canals Walkway. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Dana Point) and Disneyland Park (in Anaheim). And it doesn't end there: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Redwood National Park to Los Angeles with the Route module. In October, Los Angeles is a bit warmer than Redwood National Park - with highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors · Theme Parks · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Yellowstone National Park

— 3 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.
Take a break from the city and head to Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Lamar Valley. There's lots more to do: take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, explore the activities along Lehardy's Rapids, tour the pleasant surroundings at North Rim Trail, and take in the dramatic scenery at Gibbon Falls.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park trip builder site.

Getting from Los Angeles to Yellowstone National Park by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and car. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in October, expect Yellowstone National Park to be much colder, temps between 9°C and -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Custer.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Custer

— 1 day
Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
On the 12th (Sat), admire the majestic nature at Custer State Park, take some stellar pictures from Breezy Point Picnic Area, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mount Rushmore National Memorial, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Black Hills National Forest.

Planning Custer trip won't be overwhelming when you use Inspirock's itinerary maker.

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to Custer in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In October, Custer is somewhat warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 16°C and lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Wall.

Things to do in Custer

Nature · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Wall

— 1 night
Wall is a town in Pennington County, South Dakota, United States. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Big Badlands Overlook, then cruise along Loop Road, then take in the dramatic natural features at Badlands Wall, and finally explore the wealth of natural beauty at Minuteman Missile National Historic Site.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Wall travel route builder site.

Getting from Custer to Wall by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. While traveling from Custer, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Wall, ranging from highs of 21°C to lows of 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Wall

Nature · Parks · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Side Trips

Niagara Falls

— 2 nights

Honeymoon Capital of the World

The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
On the 14th (Mon), admire the striking features of Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary of the Cataract R. C. Parish, and then Head underground at Cave of the Winds. Keep things going the next day: trek along Devil's Hole State Park, admire the majestic nature at Whirlpool State Park, and then admire the sheer force of Bridal Veil Falls.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Niagara Falls planning website.

You can fly from Wall to Niagara Falls in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Wall to Niagara Falls, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Wall in October, Niagara Falls is a bit warmer at night with lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Trails

Side Trips

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.