35 days in United States Itinerary

35 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip itinerary planner

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Seattle
— 1 night
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Portland
— 3 nights
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
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Page
— 2 nights
Fly to Denver International Airport, Drive to Monument
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Monument
— 1 night
Drive to Denver International Airport, Fly to San Antonio International Airport
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San Antonio
— 1 night
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Houston
— 2 nights
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New Orleans
— 3 nights
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Atlanta
— 2 nights
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Washington DC
— 4 nights
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Philadelphia
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Seattle

— 1 night

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 1st (Thu): indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around Kerry Park, examine the collection at Museum of Pop Culture, then examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, then admire the striking features of Sky View Observatory, and finally admire the striking features of Seattle Public Library.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Seattle itinerary app.

Stockholm, Sweden to Seattle is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 9 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Stockholm in July; daily highs in Seattle reach 30°C and lows reach 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Seattle

Tours · Wineries · Museums · Parks

Portland

— 3 nights

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Grotto - National Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother and Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum. Get outdoors at Tolovana Beach State Recreation Site and Cannon Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Multnomah Falls (in Bridal Veil) and Haystack Rock (in Cannon Beach). The adventure continues: learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, get a new perspective on nature at Rice NW Museum of Rocks and Minerals, and look for all kinds of wild species at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Portland itinerary builder.

Drive from Seattle to Portland in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

San Francisco

— 3 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Walt Disney Family Museum and Legion of Honor. Discover out-of-the-way places like Safari West and Asian Art Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from San Francisco: Castello di Amorosa (in Calistoga) and Balloon Rides (in Napa). There's lots more to do: admire the majestic nature at Marin Headlands, stroll through Lands End, examine the collection at Cable Car Museum, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read San Francisco trip itinerary website.

Fly from Portland to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Portland in July, you will find days in San Francisco are little chillier (26°C), and nights are about the same (16°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Santa Monica State Beach. Mission San Juan Capistrano and Madame Tussauds Hollywood will appeal to museum buffs. Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum (in Simi Valley) and Montanez Adobe (in San Juan Capistrano). The adventure continues: learn about all things military at Battleship USS Iowa Museum, browse the collection at The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens, don't miss a visit to Hollywood Walk of Fame, and see the interesting displays at Petersen Automotive Museum.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles travel route tool.

You can fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July, Los Angeles is somewhat warmer than San Francisco - with highs of 33°C and lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Las Vegas

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): enjoy some diversion at Gun Garage, have fun at Battlefield Vegas, then examine the collection at Counts Kustoms, then see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum. On the 13th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Charleston, get engrossed in the history at Burlesque Hall of Fame, examine the collection at Pinball Hall of Fame, then get engrossed in the history at Titanic, then examine the collection at Shelby American Inc, and finally wander the streets of The LINQ Promenade.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas route maker site.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect much warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 47°C to lows of 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to drive to Page.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums · Fun & Games · Nature · Parks

Page

— 2 nights

Center of Canyon Country

Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, steep yourself in history at Navajo Bridge, then see human ingenuity at work at Glen Canyon Dam Overlook, and finally get outside with Wahweap Overlook. Keep things going the next day: explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon, then take an in-depth tour of Powell Museum, then explore the activities along Lake Powell, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at The Chains.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Page day trip planning website.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Page in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in July, things will get little chillier in Page: highs are around 43°C and lows about 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Monument.

Things to do in Page

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Adventure

Side Trips

Monument

— 1 night
The Town of Monument is a statutory town situated at the base of the Rampart Range in El Paso County, Colorado, United States. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): hike along Monument Rock Trail, then cruise along Pikes Peak - America's Mountain, and then tee off at Kings Deer Golf Club.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Monument trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Page to Monument with the Route module. Traveling from Page in July, expect Monument to be slightly colder, temps between 32°C and 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Monument

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Golf · Trails

Side Trip

San Antonio

— 1 night

The Alamo City

As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, admire the architecture and history at Mission San Jose, then see the interesting displays at Army Medical Department (AMEDD) Museum, then Head underground at Natural Bridge Caverns, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Medina River Natural Area.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the San Antonio route planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Monument to San Antonio. Traveling from Monument to San Antonio, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Monument in July, expect nights in San Antonio to be much warmer, around 28°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 43°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to drive to Houston.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Houston

— 2 nights

Bayou City

Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): engage your brain at The Houston Museum of Natural Science, then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, then admire the masterpieces at Lillie and Hugh Roy Cullen Sculpture Garden, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rothko Chapel. On your second day here, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, get to know the fascinating history of The Seawall, then steep yourself in history at 1892 Bishop's Palace, then get curious at Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Mary's Cathedral Basilica.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Houston trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from San Antonio to Houston by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In July, daily temperatures in Houston can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Houston

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Tours

Side Trip

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.
Whitney Plantation and The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step off the beaten path and head to Ultimate Swamp Adventures and Algiers Point. Change things up with these side-trips from New Orleans: Vacherie (Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site & Oak Alley Plantation). The adventure continues: examine the collection at New Orleans Pharmacy Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Bourbon Street, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral, and take a stroll through Garden District.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the New Orleans trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Houston to New Orleans by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Houston in July, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 31°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Outdoors

Side Trips

Atlanta

— 2 nights

The Capital of the South

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
On the 23rd (Fri), walk around Piedmont Park, then examine the collection at High Museum of Art, then take in nature's colorful creations at Atlanta History Center, and finally steep yourself in history at Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site. On the 24th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Jimmy Carter Library & Museum, explore the world behind art at National Center for Civil and Human Rights, steep yourself in history at Centennial Olympic Park, then see the interesting displays at College Football Hall of Fame, and finally let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Atlanta sightseeing planning tool.

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Atlanta takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from New Orleans to Atlanta is 1 hour. Traveling from New Orleans in July, you will find days in Atlanta are somewhat warmer (37°C), and nights are a bit cooler (26°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Atlanta

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours

Washington DC

— 4 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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Gettysburg National Cemetery and Capitol Hill. Museum-lovers will appreciate Smithsonian American Art Museum and Jennie Wade House. Venture out of the city with trips to Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center (in Gettysburg) and George Washington's Mount Vernon (in Mount Vernon). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at National Museum of African American History and Culture, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, appreciate the history behind National World War II Memorial, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Washington DC attractions planner.

You can fly from Atlanta to Washington DC in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Philadelphia

— 3 nights

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Get in touch with nature at Independence National Historical Park and Valley Forge National Historical Park. Explore hidden gems such as The Franklin Institute and St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Rodin Museum, get engrossed in the history at National Constitution Center, appreciate the history behind Liberty Bell Center, and get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Philadelphia route website.

Traveling by train from Washington DC to Philadelphia takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Philadelphia can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

New York City

— 4 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Brooklyn Heights Promenade and Speed Boats Tours. Your inner history buff will appreciate St. Paul's Chapel and The Met Cloisters. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Greenwich Village, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City trip planning app.

Getting from Philadelphia to New York City by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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.

El Paso County travel guide

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Parks · Scenic Drive · Zoos
Encompassing the central part of Colorado, El Paso County features a diverse landscape ranging from mountains in the west to the prairies in the east. Famous for its scenic beauty, this part of the state inspired the lyrics of the iconic song "America the Beautiful." Pikes Peak, one of Colorado's 53 mountains reaching more than 4,300 m (14,000 ft) above sea level, dominates the county's skyline and attracts hikers from around the country. Plan to spend at least a few days exploring the protected wilderness areas around the peak during your vacation, but don't forget to leave some time on your itinerary for Colorado Springs, the county's biggest city, known for its sports venues and parks.