34 days in United States Itinerary

34 days in United States Itinerary

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34 days in United States Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Wawona
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
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Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
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Monument Valley
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
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Salt Lake City
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  9​h 30​min
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Keystone
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
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Washington DC
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
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Hartford
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
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Boston
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
12
Salem
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 30​min
13
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h
14
Orlando
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
15
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
End: Los Angeles

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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 list of things to see and do now includes Union Square, Powell and Market Cable Car Turnaround, Lombard Street, and other attractions. Get some cultural insight at Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lands End and take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our San Francisco online vacation planner .

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major airports are San Francisco International Airport, Metropolitan Oakland International Airport and Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Wawona.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Lands End ©
Lands End
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

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Wawona

Wawona ©
Wawona is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Half Dome. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sat): get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, then admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls, then take in the views from Pohono Bridge, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome.

To find maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Wawona road trip planning website .

Drive from San Francisco to Wawona in 4 hours. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for much hotter days and somewhat warmer nights in Wawona: temperatures range from 43°C by day to 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Wawona

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
Highlights from your plan
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View
Half Dome ©
Half Dome
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls

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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Death Valley National Park trip itinerary tool .

You can drive from Wawona to Death Valley National Park in 6.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Death Valley National Park when traveling from Wawona in July, with lows around 26°C. On the 20th (Mon), you're off toGrand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

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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.
On the 20th (Mon), take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim and then get great views at Powell Point. Here are some ideas for day two: take a memorable drive along East Rim Drive, take some stellar pictures from Lipan Point, and then trek along South Kaibab Trail.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Death Valley National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Death Valley National Park to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. When traveling from Death Valley National Park in July, plan for little chillier days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 34°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
East Rim Drive ©
East Rim Drive

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Monument Valley

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. On the 23rd (Thu), trot along with a tour on horseback, then take in the dramatic natural features at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Wildcat Trail.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Monument Valley online travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Monument Valley takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, expect Monument Valley to be a bit warmer, temps between 38°C and 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Horseback Riding Tours
Wildcat Trail ©
Wildcat Trail

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Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
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 25th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of The Tabernacle, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Salt Lake Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Square, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Assembly Hall.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Salt Lake City trip planner .

Getting from Monument Valley to Salt Lake City by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Salt Lake City when traveling from Monument Valley in July, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Tabernacle ©
The Tabernacle
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Salt Lake Temple ©
Salt Lake Temple

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Old Faithful and Artist Point. Visiting Grand Prismatic Spring and Upper Geyser Basin will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Artists’ Paintpots, take in the natural beauty of Norris Geyser Basin, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Gibbon Falls.

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

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Salt Lake City to Yellowstone National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and car. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Salt Lake City in July; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 26°C and lows reach 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Keystone.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Gibbon Falls ©
Gibbon Falls
Artist Point ©
Artist Point
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin

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Keystone

Keystone ©
Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
On the 29th (Wed), learn about winemaking at Twisted Pine Winery, then learn more about the world around you at The Museum @ Black Hills Institute, then contemplate the waterfront views at Horse Thief Lake, and finally explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mount Rushmore National Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Keystone Historical Museum, explore the world behind art at Gutzon Borglum Historical Center, then look for gifts at Professor Samuel's Portrait Emporium, then examine the collection at National Presidential Wax Museum, and finally putt your heart out at Holy Terror Mini Golf.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Keystone online trip builder .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Keystone takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and shuttle. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, with highs in Keystone at 31°C and lows at 13°C. On the 31st (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Washington DC.

Things to do in Keystone

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

Hill City
Highlights from your plan
Big Thunder Gold Mine ©
Big Thunder Gold Mine
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
National Presidential Wax Museum ©
National Presidential Wax Museum

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Washington DC

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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, admire the masterpieces at Smithsonian Institution Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, then get engrossed in the history at Smithsonian American Art Museum, and finally explore the world behind art at National Portrait Gallery.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Washington DC planner .

You can fly from Keystone to Washington DC in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Keystone to Washington DC due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Keystone in July; daily highs in Washington DC reach 37°C and lows reach 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Hartford.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Highlights from your plan

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Hartford

Hartford ©
Hartford is the capital of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): get curious at Connecticut Science Center, admire the landmark architecture of Connecticut State Capitol, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St Joseph, then steep yourself in history at Harriet Beecher Stowe Center, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at First Church of Christ in Hartford. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Webb Deane Stevens Museum, explore the different monuments and memorials at Ancient Burying Ground, and then contemplate the long history of Old State House.

Plan trip to Hartford with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can fly from Washington DC to Hartford in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Hartford, with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Boston.

Things to do in Hartford

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Webb Deane Stevens Museum
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of St Joseph ©
Cathedral of St Joseph
Webb Deane Stevens Museum ©
Webb Deane Stevens Museum
Harriet Beecher Stowe Center ©
Harriet Beecher Stowe Center

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Boston

Boston ©
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.
Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Boston using our trip planner.

You can drive from Hartford to Boston in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Salem.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Childrens Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Faneuil Hall Marketplace ©
Faneuil Hall Marketplace
Boston Children's Museum ©
Boston Children's Museum

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Salem

Salem ©
Best known for its 1692 witch trials, Salem has a number of significant historical sites, a bustling downtown, and many witch-themed attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): stroll the grounds of Old Burying Point Cemetery, then look for gifts at Bewitched in Salem, then get your game on at Witch Pix, and finally browse the exhibits of Salem Toy Museum.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Salem trip planner .

Getting from Boston to Salem by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Salem can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to New York City.

Things to do in Salem

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Old Burying Point Cemetery ©
Old Burying Point Cemetery
Bewitched in Salem ©
Bewitched in Salem
Witch Pix ©
Witch Pix

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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.
Head to Fifth Avenue and SoHofor some retail therapy. Get some cultural insight at 9/11 Memorial and New York Public Library. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Ground Zero Museum Workshop, wander the streets of Washington Square Park, get to know the fascinating history of Brooklyn Heights Promenade, and enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read New York City holiday planner.

You can drive from Salem to New York City in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or fly. Traveling from Salem in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in New York City, with lows of 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Brooklyn
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library
American Museum of Natural History ©

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Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Step off the beaten path and head to The Escape Game Orlando and iFLY Indoor Skydiving - Orlando. Explore Orlando's surroundings by going to Wekiwa Springs State Park (in Apopka) and Stetson Mansion (in DeLand). There's much more to do: laugh and play at World of Disney, don't miss a visit to Tree of Life, and discover the magic at Happily Ever After Fireworks.

To see photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Orlando road trip planner.

Getting from New York City to Orlando by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. When traveling from New York City in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Orlando, with highs around 39°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Fun & Games Shopping

Side Trips

Stetson Mansion, Wekiwa Springs State Park
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Orlando ©
The Escape Game Orlando
Stetson Mansion ©
Stetson Mansion
World of Disney ©
World of Disney

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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.
On the 14th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds Hollywood, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, then make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame, then explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and finally admire the masterpieces at The Broad. On the 15th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, explore the different monuments and memorials at Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park, then stop by LA Farmers' Market, then browse the different shops at The Grove, and finally examine the collection at Petersen Automotive Museum.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip itinerary maker site .

You can fly from Orlando to Los Angeles in 8.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Orlando in August, with highs in Los Angeles at 34°C and lows at 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
Petersen Automotive Museum ©
Petersen Automotive Museum
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art