38 days in United States Itinerary

38 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States Trip Planner

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New York City
— 2 nights
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Philadelphia
— 2 nights
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Washington DC
— 3 nights
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Williamsburg
— 2 nights
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Key West
— 2 nights
Fly to Orlando, Bus to St. Augustine
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St. Augustine
— 2 nights
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Savannah
— 2 nights
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Boston
— 2 nights
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South Portland
— 2 nights
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Hartford
— 2 nights
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Astoria
— 2 nights
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Salem
— 2 nights
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
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San Diego
— 2 nights
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San Antonio
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New Orleans
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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site. You'll explore and learn at Ellis Island and South Street Seaport Museum. There's lots more to do: learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, explore the world behind art at Newark Museum, take a stroll through Seaport District NYC, and admire the landmark architecture of Federal Hall.

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

Sydney, Australia to New York City is an approximately 26-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to New York City, you'll gain 15 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in January, expect New York City to be colder, temps between 5°C and -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Philadelphia

— 2 nights

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
On the 16th (Sat), ponder the world of politics at Old City Hall, contemplate the long history of The President's House, take in the spiritual surroundings of Fireman's Hall, then get engrossed in the history at Franklin Court, then contemplate the long history of Independence Hall, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Hagley Museum And Library, get engrossed in the history at Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, then contemplate the long history of Brandywine Battlefield, and finally get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Philadelphia road trip app.

Traveling by train from New York City to Philadelphia takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. January in Philadelphia sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and National Portrait Gallery. Get a sense of the local culture at National Museum of Women in the Arts and Anderson House. Go for a jaunt from Washington DC to Clinton to see Surratt House Museum about 34 minutes away. There's much more to do: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, gain insight with The President Woodrow Wilson House, steep yourself in history at Georgetown University, and explore the world behind art at Dumbarton Oaks.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Washington DC route maker.

Take a train from Philadelphia to Washington DC in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. January in Washington DC sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can drive to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Williamsburg

— 2 nights

Colonial Capital

Founded in 1632 as a fortified settlement on the high ground between two rivers, Williamsburg served as a colonial capital of Virginia for over 80 years.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): take in the history at American Revolution Museum at Yorktown and then steep yourself in history at Colonial Williamsburg.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Williamsburg travel planner.

Traveling by car from Washington DC to Williamsburg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Washington DC in January, expect nights in Williamsburg to be about the same, around 0°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time for travel to Key West.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Key West

— 2 nights

Conch Republic

Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): enjoy the sea views from Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum, steep yourself in history at Truman Little White House, then examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and finally make a trip to Mallory Square.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Key West travel planner.

Getting from Williamsburg to Key West by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In January, Key West is much warmer than Williamsburg - with highs of 28°C and lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Key West

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

St. Augustine

— 2 nights
St. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): learn about all things military at Spanish Military Hospital Museum, see the interesting displays at The Oldest House Museum Complex, and then enjoy the sea views from St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc.. Keep things going the next day: stop by Old City Remedies, then examine the collection at Lightner Museum, and then examine the collection at The Ximenez-Fatio House.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the St. Augustine online trip maker.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Key West to St. Augustine takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Key West in January, expect St. Augustine to be little chillier, temps between 21°C and 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can drive to Savannah.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Savannah

— 2 nights

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
On the 27th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Georgia State Railroad Museum, wander the streets of Savannah Historic District, and then enjoy the sea views from Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters, then get engrossed in the history at Davenport House Museum, and then take an unorthodox tour of Olde Pink House.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Savannah trip builder tool.

You can drive from St. Augustine to Savannah in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect slightly colder evenings in Savannah when traveling from St. Augustine in January, with lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Boston.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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.
On the 29th (Fri), explore the different monuments and memorials at Granary Burying Ground, then admire the masterpieces at Whistler House Museum of Art, then take an in-depth tour of Boott Cotton Mills Museum, and finally examine the collection at Rebecca Nurse Homestead. On the 30th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of USS Constitution Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Hammond Castle Museum, and then examine the collection at Beauport, the Sleeper-McCann House.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Boston online trip maker.

Getting from Savannah to Boston by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. While traveling from Savannah, expect much colder days and slightly colder nights in Boston, ranging from highs of 3°C to lows of -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to South Portland.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

South Portland

— 2 nights
South Portland is a city in Cumberland County, Maine, United States, and is the fourth-largest city in the state, incorporated in 1898. Start off your visit on the 31st (Sun): visit a coastal fixture at Portland Head Light, then contemplate the long history of Joshua L. Chamberlain Museum, and then examine the collection at Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum.

Plan my day in South Portland using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Boston to South Portland takes 2 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in South Portland when traveling from Boston in January, with lows around -10°C. You'll set off for Hartford on the 1st (Mon).

Things to do in South Portland

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hartford

— 2 nights
Hartford is a New England town in Windsor County in the state of Vermont, in the United States. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): contemplate the long history of Billings Farm & Museum and then take an in-depth tour of Enfield Shaker Museum.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Hartford day trip website.

Traveling by car from South Portland to Hartford takes 3 hours. February in Hartford sees daily highs of 0°C and lows of -13°C at night. You will leave for Astoria on the 3rd (Wed).

Things to do in Hartford

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Astoria

— 2 nights

Spirit of the Columbia

Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): examine the collection at Heritage Museum and then see the interesting displays at Flavel House Museum. On the next day, learn something new at Columbia River Maritime Museum, then see the interesting displays at Marsh's Free Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum.

To see ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Astoria online day trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Hartford to Astoria. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from Hartford in February, you will find days in Astoria are somewhat warmer (12°C), and nights are warmer (4°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to drive to Salem.

Things to do in Astoria

Museums · Classes · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Salem

— 2 nights
Salem is the capital of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Willamette Heritage Center, then contemplate the long history of Bush House Museum, and then get engrossed in the history at Powerland Heritage Park.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Salem holiday maker.

Traveling by car from Astoria to Salem takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In February, daily temperatures in Salem can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Salem

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

San Francisco

— 2 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 8th (Mon), snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and finally examine the collection at Musee Mecanique. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Tue): steep yourself in history at City Lights Booksellers and then admire the masterpieces at Cartoon Art Museum.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco visit planner.

Fly from Salem to San Francisco in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, San Francisco is somewhat warmer than Salem - with highs of 19°C and lows of 10°C. On the 9th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Los Angeles

— 2 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.
On the 10th (Wed), examine the collection at Petersen Automotive Museum, then engage your brain at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, then steep yourself in history at Hollyhock House, and finally take a stroll through El Pueblo de Los Angeles. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Avila Adobe, examine the collection at The Gamble House, then get engrossed in the history at Autry Museum of the American West, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Olvera Street.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip itinerary planning app.

You can fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in February, expect nights in Los Angeles to be about the same, around 12°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House, examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, then browse the exhibits of Whaley House Museum, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Marston House Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sat): examine the collection at San Diego Air & Space Museum, then examine the collection at Timken Museum of Art, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Gaslamp Quarter.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our San Diego trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in February, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in San Diego

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

San Antonio

— 2 nights

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 14th (Sun): examine the collection at Spanish Governor's Palace, get engrossed in the history at The Alamo, then examine the collection at Witte Museum, then browse the exhibits of The Guenther House Museum, and finally get to know the fascinating history of King William Historic District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Mon): take in the history at Mission San Jose and then appreciate the extensive heritage of La Villita Historic Arts Village.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our San Antonio trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by flight from San Diego to San Antonio takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from San Diego to San Antonio is 2 hours. Traveling from San Diego in February, San Antonio is little chillier at night with lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow time for travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

New Orleans

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Cabildo, then admire the landmark architecture of St. Louis Cathedral, and then see the interesting displays at The National WWII Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Wed): see the interesting displays at The Historic New Orleans Collection, examine the collection at New Orleans Museum of Art, and then get to know the fascinating history of Garden District.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the New Orleans sightseeing planner.

You can fly from San Antonio to New Orleans in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Antonio in February, you will find days in New Orleans are little chillier (15°C), and nights are a bit warmer (15°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

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.