34 days in United States Itinerary

34 days in United States Itinerary

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1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
2
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
3
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
5
Dallas
— 1 day
6
New Orleans
— 3 nights
7
Memphis
— 1 day
8
Nashville
— 1 night
9
New York City
— 4 nights
10
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
11
Santa Monica
— 3 nights

4
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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
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 Union Square. Family-friendly places like Golden Gate Bridge and Exploratorium will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, get great views at Twin Peaks, stroll through Baker Beach, and stop by City Lights Booksellers.

For other places to visit and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco planning website.

London, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. In July, daytime highs in San Francisco are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

4
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Getty Center and Hollywood Walk of Fame. Popular historic sites such as El Pueblo de Los Angeles and Hollywood Forever Cemetery are in your itinerary. Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Anaheim (Disneyland Park, Downtown Disney, &more). Pack the 20th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's more to do: stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk and get a new perspective on nature at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in July; daily highs in Los Angeles reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Anaheim
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

3
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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Kids will enjoy The Strip and Fountains of Bellagio. Step out of Las Vegas to go to Boulder City and see Hoover Dam, which is approximately 50 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, try to win big at New York New York Casino, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and examine the collection at The Mob Museum.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas travel website.

Getting from Los Angeles to Las Vegas by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, expect nights in Las Vegas to be somewhat warmer, around °C, while days are warmer, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
The Strip ©
The Strip

4
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Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Bright Angel Trail and Grand Canyon South Rim. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Rim Trail, steep yourself in history at Hermit's Rest, tour the pleasant surroundings at North Kaibab Trail, and explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park online road trip planner.

Getting from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in July, expect Grand Canyon National Park to be colder, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

1
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Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Wed): steep yourself in history at Top O'Hill Terrace, thenappreciate the history behind Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark District, thenexamine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, and finally test your team's savvy at The Escape Game Dallas.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Dallas online trip maker.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Dallas takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Dallas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, you will find days in Dallas are a bit warmer (°C), and nights are much warmer (°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

The Escape Game Dallas, Top O'Hill Terrace
Highlights from your plan
Top O'Hill Terrace ©
Top O'Hill Terrace
The Escape Game Dallas ©
The Escape Game Dallas
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza ©
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

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New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Garden District and St. Louis Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The National WWII Museum and Escape My Room New Orleans. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Jackson Square, appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, shop like a local with Royal Street, and bet on a winner at Fair Grounds Race Course.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our New Orleans route planner.

You can fly from Dallas to New Orleans in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Dallas in July, plan for a bit cooler days in New Orleans, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Memphis.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

1
day
Memphis

Memphis ©
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Sun Studio, explore the world behind art at Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art, thencontemplate the long history of National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Beale Street, and finally steep yourself in history at The Peabody Ducks.

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

Drive from New Orleans to Memphis in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Traveling from New Orleans in August, expect nights in Memphis to be little chillier, around °C, while days are a bit warmer, around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can go by car to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio
Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art ©
Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art

1
night
Nashville

Nashville ©
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 5th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Lotz House Museum, test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill), thenhave some family-friendly fun at BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League, and finally sample the fine beverages at Nelson's Green Brier Distillery.

For ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Nashville trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Memphis to Nashville in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Nashville

Fun & Games Breweries & Distilleries Museums

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill) ©
The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill)
BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League ©
BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League

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New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Statue of Liberty National Monument. Popular historic sites such as 9/11 Memorial and New York City Hall are in your itinerary. There's still lots to do: go for a walk through Central Park, take a memorable tour with Tribeca Sailing, get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, and enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the New York City online travel planner.

You can fly from Nashville to New York City in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nashville to New York City. When traveling from Nashville in August, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in New York City: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©
With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): steep yourself in history at General Sherman Tree, take a memorable drive along Generals Hwy, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kings Canyon National Park. On the 12th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take some stellar pictures from Buck Rock Lookout, thenexplore the fascinating underground world of Crystal Cave, and then explore the striking landscape at Moro Rock.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from New York City to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park by flight takes about 12 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Traveling from New York City in August, you will find days in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park are a bit warmer (°C), and nights are slightly colder (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Crystal Cave ©
Crystal Cave
Moro Rock ©
Moro Rock
Grant Grove ©
Grant Grove

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Santa Monica

Santa Monica ©
A famed resort town since the early 20th century, Santa Monica sits on the picturesque Santa Monica Bay, bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): see the interesting displays at The Getty Villa, tour the pleasant surroundings at Santa Monica State Beach, thentake a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and finally make a trip to Santa Monica Yacht Harbor Sign. On the next day, find something for the whole family at Six Flags Magic Mountain.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Santa Monica trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Santa Monica takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car, shuttle, and bus. While traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Santa Monica, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Theme Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Six Flags Magic Mountain, The Getty Villa
Highlights from your plan
Six Flags Magic Mountain ©
Six Flags Magic Mountain
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
The Getty Villa ©
The Getty Villa

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