34 days in United States Itinerary

34 days in United States Itinerary

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New York City
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Wilmington
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Washington DC
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Williamsburg
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Key West
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Nashville
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Boston
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Saint Louis
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Chicago
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New Orleans
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San Antonio
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Las Vegas
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New York City

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.
On the 1st (Fri), see the interesting displays at South Street Seaport Museum, then contemplate the long history of Ellis Island, and then wander the streets of Seaport District NYC. On your second day here, get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History and then explore the world behind art at Newark Museum.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City trip itinerary builder app.

Sydney, Australia to New York City is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -15 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Sydney in September; daily highs in New York City reach 31°C and lows reach 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Wilmington.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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Wilmington

Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Hagley Museum And Library, contemplate the long history of Rockwood Park & Museum, contemplate the long history of Brandywine Battlefield, then take in the pleasant sights at Longwood Gardens, and finally get engrossed in the history at Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library. Keep things going the next day: witness the site of a historic battle at Valley Forge National Historical Park, contemplate the long history of Wharton Esherick Museum, and then examine the collection at Kalmar Nyckel Foundation.

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You can take a train from New York City to Wilmington in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Wilmington, with lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Wilmington

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Washington DC

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at House of the Temple, get the lay of the land with The President Woodrow Wilson House, then explore the galleries of Dumbarton Oaks, and finally examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Wed): examine the collection at Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Sully Historic Site.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Washington DC trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Wilmington to Washington DC in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can go by car to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks

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Williamsburg

Colonial Capital

Founded in 1632 as a fortified settlement on the high ground between two rivers, Williamsburg served as a colonial capital of Virginia for over 80 years.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): witness the site of a historic battle at American Revolution Museum at Yorktown and then steep yourself in history at Colonial Williamsburg.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Williamsburg trip planning app.

Getting from Washington DC to Williamsburg by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. September in Williamsburg sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites · Museums

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Key West

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.
On the 9th (Sat), explore and take pictures at Fort Zachary Taylor, make a trip to Truman Little White House, then steep yourself in history at Key West Shipwreck Treasure Museum, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Mallory Square. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, and then enjoy the sea views from Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum.

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You can fly from Williamsburg to Key West in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Williamsburg in September since evenings lows in Key West dip to 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Key West

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

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Nashville

Music City U.S.A.

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): browse the exhibits of Andrew Jackson's Hermitage, see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, then see the interesting displays at RCA Studio B, and finally get engrossed in the history at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum, then take in the history at Lotz House Museum, and then take in the history at Carter House.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Nashville trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Key West to Nashville takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Key West to Nashville. Expect slightly colder evenings in Nashville when traveling from Key West in September, with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Boston.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Historic Sites

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Boston

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.
On the 13th (Wed), take an in-depth tour of USS Constitution Museum, then explore the galleries of Gibson House Museum, then pause for some photo ops at The Mapparium, and finally explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the exhibits of Old State House, don't miss a visit to Faneuil Hall Marketplace, and then take an in-depth tour of Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Boston trip planning website.

You can fly from Nashville to Boston in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Nashville to Boston, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Nashville in September: highs in Boston hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

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Saint Louis

Gateway to the West

Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site, then take in panoramic vistas at The Gateway Arch, then examine the collection at City Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Museum of Westward Expansion. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Ulysses S. Grant National Historical Site and then walk around Forest Park.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Saint Louis day trip site.

Fly from Boston to Saint Louis in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Boston to Saint Louis is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Boston in September, expect nights in Saint Louis to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

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Chicago

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): get all the information you need at Chicago Waterworks Visitors Center, then learn more about the world around you at Field Museum, and then examine the collection at Oriental Institute Museum.

Before you visit Chicago, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by flight from Saint Louis to Chicago takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. While traveling from Saint Louis, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Chicago, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 19°C. On the 18th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

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New Orleans

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.
On the 19th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Cabildo, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral, and then examine the collection at The National WWII Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA and then get to know the fascinating history of Garden District.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our New Orleans visit planning website.

Traveling by flight from Chicago to New Orleans takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Chicago in September, expect much warmer with lows of 33°C in New Orleans. On the 20th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

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San Antonio

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): see the interesting displays at Spanish Governor's Palace, steep yourself in history at The Alamo, see the interesting displays at Witte Museum, then take an in-depth tour of The Guenther House Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of King William Historic District. Keep things going the next day: stroll through San Antonio Missions National Historical Park and then view the masterpieces at Blue Star Contemporary.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the San Antonio online trip planner.

Getting from New Orleans to San Antonio by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in September: highs in San Antonio hover around 40°C, while lows dip to 26°C. On the 22nd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Parks

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Las Vegas

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 23rd (Sat), examine the collection at The Neon Museum, get engrossed in the history at Clark County Heritage Museum, see the interesting displays at Pinball Hall of Fame, then admire the masterpieces at Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art, and finally examine the collection at Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas. On the next day, take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip planning website.

You can fly from San Antonio to Las Vegas in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 2 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Las Vegas can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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Los Angeles

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Disneyland Park. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Avila Adobe, engage your brain at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, then see the interesting displays at Petersen Automotive Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Hollyhock House. On the next day, take a stroll through El Pueblo de Los Angeles, then examine the collection at Japanese American National Museum, and then discover the magic at Disneyland Park.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Los Angeles trip itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Las Vegas in September, expect Los Angeles to be little chillier, temps between 34°C and 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

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San Francisco

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): admire the majestic nature at Angel Island State Park, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, then explore the galleries of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, then learn about all things military at USS Pampanito, and finally see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in September; daily highs in San Francisco reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Salem.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

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Salem

Salem is the capital of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Willamette Heritage Center, then explore the galleries of Bush House Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Gilbert House Children's Museum.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Salem journey planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Salem takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in September, plan for little chillier nights in Salem, with lows around 13°C. On the 30th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Salem

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Honolulu, Oahu

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): contemplate the long history of Battleship Missouri Memorial, see the interesting displays at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, then examine the collection at Bishop Museum, and finally explore the activities along Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve. Keep things going the next day: browse the exhibits of Iolani Palace, then admire the landmark architecture of Shangri La, and then go for a walk through Diamond Head State Monument.

To see photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Honolulu trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Salem to Honolulu takes 10 hours. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Salem to Honolulu due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Salem in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Honolulu: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

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.