33 days in United States Itinerary

33 days in United States Itinerary

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Portland
— 2 nights
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Seattle
— 2 nights
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Boston
— 2 nights
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New York City
— 2 nights
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Washington DC
— 2 nights
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Chicago
— 2 nights
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Denver
— 2 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
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Salt Lake City
— 1 night
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Zion National Park
— 2 nights
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Kanab
— 1 night
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Monument Valley
— 1 night
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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
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Portland

City of Roses

A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): admire the striking features of Pittock Mansion, see the interesting displays at Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Catholic Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Multnomah Falls, delve into the lush surroundings at The Grotto - National Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother, then see the interesting displays at Portland Art Museum, and finally look for gifts at Powell's City of Books.

For maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Portland trip app.

Perth, Australia to Portland is an approximately 26-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 16 hours traveling from Perth to Portland. When traveling from Perth in October, plan for a bit cooler days in Portland, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Seattle.

Things to do in Portland

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Seattle

Emerald City

Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): trek along Snoqualmie Falls. On the 19th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, then examine the collection at Museum of Pop Culture, and then take in panoramic vistas at Sky View Observatory.

For reviews and other tourist information, read Seattle day trip planner.

You can drive from Portland to Seattle in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. October in Seattle sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Boston.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Outdoors · Trails · Parks

Side Trip

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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum and Old North Church & Historic Site. Popular historic sites such as Old Burying Point Cemetery and Strawbery Banke Museum are in your itinerary. Step out of Boston with an excursion to Hampton Beach State Park in Hampton--about 1h 5 min away. Next up on the itinerary: visit North End, take a stroll through Waterfront, contemplate the long history of Granary Burying Ground, and explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts.

For reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Boston trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Boston takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. October in Boston sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Outdoors

Side Trips

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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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): browse the eclectic array of goods at Chelsea Market, then explore the world behind art at The Met Cloisters, then stroll around World Trade Center's Liberty Park, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Brooklyn Heights Promenade. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through SoHo, examine the collection at Ground Zero Museum Workshop, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and finally explore the world behind art at Frick Collection.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read New York City travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Boston to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Boston in October: high temperatures in New York City hover around 24°C and lows are around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks

Side Trip

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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 25th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, get to know the fascinating history of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, then take in the history at Manassas National Battlefield Park, and finally examine the collection at Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery, don't miss a visit to John F. Kennedy Grave Site, then take an in-depth tour of National Museum of African American History and Culture, and finally take a stroll through Old Town.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Washington DC trip maker app.

Traveling by train from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. October in Washington DC sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Chicago

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 27th (Tue), explore the landscape on two wheels at Lakefront Trail, then get to know the fascinating history of Chicago Riverwalk, and then take a stroll through The Magnificent Mile. Here are some ideas for day two: engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, get curious at Field Museum, and then admire the landmark architecture of Chicago Cultural Center.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Chicago trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Washington DC to Chicago by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Washington DC in October, things will get slightly colder in Chicago: highs are around 21°C and lows about 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Denver.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Childrens Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

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Denver

Mile-High City

Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): explore the galleries of Denver Botanic Gardens and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Evans. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Denver Union Station, contemplate the long history of Molly Brown House Museum, and then admire the masterpieces at Denver Art Museum.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Denver travel itinerary planner.

Fly from Chicago to Denver in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Chicago in October, expect little chillier with lows of 5°C in Denver. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Denver

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

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Yellowstone National Park

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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Artists Paintpots, take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, then admire the sheer force of Gibbon Falls, then take in the natural beauty of Norris Geyser Basin, and finally explore the activities along Lehardy's Rapids.

To see photos and more tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Denver to Yellowstone National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. While traveling from Denver, expect cooler days and little chillier nights in Yellowstone National Park, ranging from highs of 9°C to lows of -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature

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Salt Lake City

Crossroads of the West

Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Utah, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Tabernacle, then admire the natural beauty at Temple Square, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Salt Lake Temple.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Salt Lake City road trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Yellowstone National Park to Salt Lake City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, shuttle, taxi, and train. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in November; daily highs in Salt Lake City reach 14°C and lows reach 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

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Zion National Park

Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): stroll through Angel's Landing and then hike along The Narrows. Keep things going the next day: take a memorable drive along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Zion National Park.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Zion National Park trip itinerary site.

You can fly from Salt Lake City to Zion National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. When traveling from Salt Lake City in November, plan for a bit warmer days in Zion National Park, with highs around 19°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Kanab.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

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Kanab

Kanab is a city in and the county seat of Kane County, Utah, United States. Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): immerse yourself in nature at Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park and then look for all kinds of wild species at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary.

To see maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Kanab online trip planner.

You can drive from Zion National Park to Kanab in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in November, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Kanab

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

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Monument Valley

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. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour and then take in the dramatic natural features at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Monument Valley road trip planning website.

You can drive from Kanab to Monument Valley in 4 hours. While traveling from Kanab, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Monument Valley, ranging from highs of 13°C to lows of -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours · Parks · Nature

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens, appreciate the extensive heritage of Venice Canals Walkway, and then see the interesting displays at The Getty Center. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Santa Monica State Beach and then learn about all things military at Battleship USS Iowa Museum.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip site.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Monument Valley to Los Angeles takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Monument Valley in November, things will get much warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 28°C and lows about 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Yosemite National Park

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan, take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, then make a trip to Olmsted Point, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, then take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, and finally get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in November; daily highs in Yosemite National Park reach 14°C and lows reach -8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

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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.
California State Railroad Museum and Grace Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Appreciate the collections at Crocker Art Museum and Cable Car Museum. Get out of town with these interesting San Francisco side-trips: Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Moss Landing) and Muir Woods National Monument (in Mill Valley). The adventure continues: admire the majestic nature at Marin Headlands, get great views at Twin Peaks, and stroll around Presidio of San Francisco.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read San Francisco online trip planner.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in November, plan for somewhat warmer days in San Francisco, with highs around 20°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

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.

Utah travel guide

4.7
Geologic Formations · Hiking Trails · Scenic Drive
The Beehive State
A huge but sparsely populated land, Utah remains a major holiday destination offering plenty of year-round outdoor vacation ideas, including skiing, snowboarding, hiking, boating, horseback riding, and camping. The rugged terrain, defined by towering mountain peaks, deep canyons, and vast deserts, seems custom-made for adventurous nature lovers. With five national parks, the state has no shortage of pristine wilderness areas, causing many tourists to overlook the cultural attractions of its towns. Salt Lake City, the state's capital, features the headquarters of the Mormon Church, and draws over 5 million annual visitors. Utah also hosts several major film festivals each year, attracting young movie buffs from around the world.