34 days in United States Itinerary

34 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States travel route planner

Make it your trip
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Miami
— 3 nights
Fly
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San Diego
— 4 nights
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Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly
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Mammoth Lakes
— 5 nights
Fly
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly to Flagstaff, Bus to Maswik Lodge
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Bus to Flagstaff Amtrak, Fly to Newark
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New York City
— 7 nights
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Miami

— 3 nights

Magic City

Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Change things up with these side-trips from Miami: Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center (in Tavernier), Key Largo (Scuba & Snorkeling, Island Dolphin Care, &more) and Shark Valley Visitor Center (in Everglades National Park). And it doesn't end there: enjoy some diversion at Lock & Load Miami, examine the collection at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, and get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

To see traveler tips and more tourist information, read Miami trip planner.

Manchester, UK to Miami is an approximately 14-hour flight. Traveling from Manchester to Miami, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, Miami is much hotter than Manchester - with highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Miami

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

San Diego

— 4 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.
Change things up with a short trip to Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens in Encinitas (about 32 minutes away). There's lots more to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at SeaWorld San Diego, examine the collection at Maritime Museum of San Diego, immerse yourself in nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, and meet the residents at San Diego Zoo.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the San Diego planner.

You can fly from Miami to San Diego in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Miami to San Diego. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Miami in July, with highs in San Diego at 29°C and lows at 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trip

Los Angeles

— 4 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). There's lots more to do: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, immerse yourself in nature at Topanga State Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and see the interesting displays at The Getty Center.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip planner.

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Diego in July: highs in Los Angeles hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel to Mammoth Lakes.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Mammoth Lakes

— 5 nights
Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. Get out of town with these interesting Mammoth Lakes side-trips: Yosemite National Park (Vernal Fall, Taft Point, &more).

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Mammoth Lakes trip builder website.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Mammoth Lakes in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, plan for much colder nights in Mammoth Lakes, with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

San Francisco

— 4 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Go for a jaunt from San Francisco to Mill Valley to see Muir Woods National Monument about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, make a trip to Ferry Building Marketplace, and walk around Golden Gate Park.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our San Francisco online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Mammoth Lakes to San Francisco takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Mammoth Lakes in August, plan for little chillier days and somewhat warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Grand Canyon National Park

— 4 nights
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 10th (Mon), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, hike along Rim Trail, stroll through North Kaibab Trail, and take some stellar pictures from Powell Point.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Grand Canyon National Park takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway, bus, and shuttle. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Francisco to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in August: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

New York City

— 7 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.
Explore New York City's surroundings by going to Bronx Zoo (in Bronx) and Coney Island (in Brooklyn). There's lots more to do: go for a walk through Central Park, walk around The High Line, admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal, and take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the New York City trip maker app.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to New York City in 13 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 2 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, plan for warmer nights in New York City, with lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

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.

California travel guide

4.1
Specialty Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Beaches
The Golden State
The country's most populous state, California includes landscapes that range from the forested northern coast to harsh southern deserts. Sandwiched right in the middle of the state is a fertile valley, home to farms, vineyards, and orchards. California's cities offer diverse attractions, from amusement parks and upscale shops to award-winning restaurants and innovative art galleries. Outside the state's big urban centers, places to visit include some of the nation's most rugged national parks, ancient forests, towering mountain peaks, and ski resorts. More than just a surfing destination famous for its beaches and winding coastal roads, California also boasts one of the world's largest economies, bolstered by the booming tech industries.

Arizona travel guide

4.3
Canyons · Geologic Formations · Hiking Trails
The Grand Canyon State
Known as the "Grand Canyon State," Arizona boasts dense forests, deep gorges, sprawling national parks, and modern ski resorts. Native American reservations take up about a quarter of the state, housing several tribes and offering visitors a chance to discover the varied cultures of the country's indigenous population. A patchwork of diverse tourist attractions, Arizona features exclusive golf courses and upscale shops, as well as cactus-covered canyons and stretches of desolate desert straight out of old Westerns, perfect for a vacation far from the city bustle. Though the state still clings to its Old West flavor, its busy college towns packed with young students from around the world exude a cosmopolitan atmosphere.