35 days in United States Itinerary

35 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States Trip Planner

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New York City
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Niagara Falls
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Boston
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Philadelphia
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Chicago
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New Orleans
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Las Vegas
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San Francisco
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Washington DC
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Los Angeles
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San Diego
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Seattle
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New York City

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and then hunt for treasures at Chelsea Market. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Statue of Liberty National Monument and then learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History.

To see photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City vacation planner.

Bangkok, Thailand to New York City is an approximately 23-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 12 hours traveling from Bangkok to New York City. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Bangkok in July; daily highs in New York City reach 35°C and lows reach 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Niagara Falls

— 2 nights

Honeymoon Capital of the World

The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): Head underground at Cave of the Winds and then get some fabulous bargains at Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls, USA. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Broadway Market, then explore the galleries of Buffalo & Erie County Naval and Military Park, and then contemplate the long history of Old Fort Niagara.

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You can fly from New York City to Niagara Falls in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from New York City in July: high temperatures in Niagara Falls hover around 32°C and lows are around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Boston.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Shopping · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden, get lost in a book at Boston Public Library, get engrossed in the history at USS Constitution Museum, then make a trip to Faneuil Hall Marketplace, and finally appreciate the history behind New England Holocaust Memorial. On the next day, explore the different monuments and memorials at Granary Burying Ground, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, and then get engrossed in the history at John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Boston online journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Niagara Falls to Boston takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites

Philadelphia

— 1 night

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): browse the eclectic array of goods at Reading Terminal Market, then contemplate the long history of Christ Church, and then ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Philadelphia trip itinerary website.

You can fly from Boston to Philadelphia in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Philadelphia can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Historic Sites · Shopping

Chicago

— 2 nights

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): get curious at Field Museum, explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, and then take in the exciting artwork at Chicago Cultural Center. Keep things going the next day: admire the local landmark of Buckingham Fountain, then examine the collection at Oriental Institute Museum, and then look for gifts at American Girl Place Chicago.

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Traveling by flight from Philadelphia to Chicago takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Philadelphia to Chicago, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Philadelphia in July: high temperatures in Chicago hover around 33°C and lows are around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Wed) to allow time for travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Childrens Museums · Shopping

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.
On the 28th (Thu), see the interesting displays at The National WWII Museum, then examine the collection at New Orleans Museum of Art, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at St. Louis Cemetery No. 1. On the 29th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of Garden District, examine the collection at Cabildo, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, then make a trip to Jackson Square, and finally get engrossed in the history at The Presbytere.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read New Orleans trip builder tool.

You can fly from Chicago to New Orleans in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Chicago in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in New Orleans, with lows around 31°C. On the 30th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Las Vegas

— 3 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.
Head to The Strip and The Forum Shops at Caesarsfor some retail therapy. Get a sense of the local culture at The Mob Museum and Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio, look for gifts at Rick's Restorations, examine the collection at The Neon Museum, and browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian Resort.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Las Vegas takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from New Orleans to Las Vegas is minus 2 hours. Traveling from New Orleans in July, you will find days in Las Vegas are much hotter (47°C), and nights are about the same (32°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

San Francisco

— 3 nights

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 3rd (Wed): learn about all things military at USS Pampanito, then examine the collection at Musee Mecanique, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island, and finally browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace. Here are some ideas for day two: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, catch a live performance at Palace of Fine Arts Theatre, and then walk around Golden Gate Park.

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Getting from Las Vegas to San Francisco by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Las Vegas in August, plan for colder days in San Francisco, with highs around 26°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Washington DC

— 3 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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and then get your bearings at Library of Congress. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sun): get a sense of history and politics at White House, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, then take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and finally appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC trip planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Washington DC takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway and train. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from San Francisco to Washington DC due to the time zone difference. In August, Washington DC is somewhat warmer than San Francisco - with highs of 36°C and lows of 25°C. On the 8th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites

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.
Santa Monica Pier and The Getty Villa are good opportunities to explore the local culture. For shopping fun, head to The Grove or Olvera Street. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The Getty Center, get a new perspective on nature at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, look for gifts at Hollywood & Highland, and take an in-depth tour of Autry Museum of the American West.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Los Angeles takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from Washington DC in August, Los Angeles is little chillier at night with lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trips

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.
On the 12th (Fri), see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument, and then walk around Sunset Cliffs Natural Park. On the next day, examine the collection at San Diego Air & Space Museum, examine the collection at Timken Museum of Art, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Gaslamp Quarter.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our San Diego trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. When traveling from Los Angeles in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in San Diego: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Diego

Museums · Shopping · Parks

Seattle

— 3 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum, don't miss a visit to Space Needle, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks. Keep things going the next day: observe the fascinating underwater world at Seattle Aquarium, then see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, then get engrossed in the history at Museum of History & Industry, and finally stop by Elliott Bay Book Company.

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Getting from San Diego to Seattle by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Seattle when traveling from San Diego in August, with lows around 19°C. On the 16th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at USS Arizona Memorial and US Army Museum of Hawaii. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Waikiki Beach, take in the dramatic scenery at Manoa Falls, don't miss a visit to Battleship Missouri Memorial, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Diamond Head State Monument.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Honolulu trip maker tool.

You can fly from Seattle to Honolulu in 8 hours. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Seattle in August, things will get a bit warmer in Honolulu: highs are around 36°C and lows about 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites

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.