36 days in United States Itinerary

36 days in United States Itinerary

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New York City
— 3 nights
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Miami
— 3 nights
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Chicago
— 3 nights
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Denver
— 3 nights
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Aspen
— 3 nights
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Page
— 1 night
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
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Sedona
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
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South Lake Tahoe
— 1 night
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Honolulu
— 4 nights

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New York City

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Met Cloisters and Brooklyn Heights Promenade. Let the collections at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Ground Zero Museum Workshop capture your imagination. Next up on the itinerary: race across the water with a speed boat tour, explore the world behind art at Frick Collection, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, and appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the New York City online tour planner.

Durban, South Africa to New York City is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Durban to New York City. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Durban in July: high temperatures in New York City hover around 35°C and lows are around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Miami.

Things to do in New York City

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Speed Boats Tours
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Met Cloisters ©
The Met Cloisters

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Miami

Miami ©

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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Fort Lauderdale Beach and Hollywood Beach. Visiting John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park and Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park will get you outdoors. When in Miami, make a side trip to see Swim with Dolphins in Key Largo, approximately Key Largo away. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Wynwood Walls, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and see the interesting displays at Lock & Load Museum.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Miami trip planner.

Fly from New York City to Miami in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Miami, with lows of 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Miami

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

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Highlights from your plan
Wynwood Walls ©
Wynwood Walls
Fort Lauderdale Beach ©
Fort Lauderdale Beach
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park ©
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park

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Chicago

Chicago ©

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Chicago Riverwalk and Lakefront Trail. Get some cultural insight at The Art Institute of Chicago and Museum of Science and Industry. When in Chicago, make a side trip to see Grand Mere State Park in Stevensville, approximately Stevensville away. The adventure continues: get a new perspective on nature at Field Museum, stroll around Millennium Park, admire the striking features of Chicago Cultural Center, and don't miss a visit to Buckingham Fountain.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Chicago trip planner.

You can fly from Miami to Chicago in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and subway. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Miami to Chicago. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Miami in July, with highs in Chicago at 33°C and lows at 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Denver.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks · Shopping

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Chicago Riverwalk ©
Chicago Riverwalk
Lakefront Trail ©
Lakefront Trail
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago

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Denver

Denver ©

Mile-High City

Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Head to Denver Botanic Gardens and Images of Rocky Mountain National Parkfor plenty of shopping. Get outdoors at Mount Evans and Off-Road Tours. Get out of town with these interesting Denver side-trips: Horseback Riding Tours (in Estes Park), Summit Lake Park (in Idaho Springs) and Hotel de Paris Museum (in Georgetown). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Molly Brown House Museum, get curious at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, explore the different monuments and memorials at Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum, and admire all the interesting features of Mount Evans Scenic Byway.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Denver holiday maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Denver takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Denver due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Chicago in July since evenings lows in Denver dip to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Aspen.

Things to do in Denver

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum ©
Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum
Molly Brown House Museum ©
Molly Brown House Museum
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens

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Aspen

Aspen ©

Rocky Mountain High

Known as a ski resort town, Aspen's history goes back to its roots as a silver-mining village tucked away in an isolated valley of the Rocky Mountains.
Get in touch with nature at Maroon Bells and Maroon Lake Scenic Trail. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Hanging Lake Trail and Independence Pass. Step out of Aspen to go to Glenwood Springs and see River Rafting & Tubing, which is approximately 56 minutes away. It doesn't end there: pause for some photo ops at The John Denver Sanctuary.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Aspen itinerary maker app.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Denver to Aspen in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Denver in July; daily highs in Aspen reach 32°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Page.

Things to do in Aspen

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

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Highlights from your plan
Maroon Bells ©
Maroon Bells
Hanging Lake Trail ©
Hanging Lake Trail
River Rafting & Tubing

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Page

Page ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): take a memorable tour with Tours, then take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon, and then capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Page road trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Aspen to Page takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Traveling from Aspen in July, you will find days in Page are somewhat warmer (43°C), and nights are much hotter (26°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Photography Tours
Off-Road Tours

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Bright Angel Trail and Rim Trail. Take a break from the city and head to Grand Canyon South Rim and North Kaibab Trail. There's still lots to do: explore the stunning scenery at Inner Canyon and get outside with Bar 10 Ranch Activities.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary app.

Getting from Page to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Page in August, things will get a bit cooler in Grand Canyon National Park: highs are around 31°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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Sedona

Sedona ©

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Oak Creek Canyon and Wupatki National Monument. Get outdoors at Walnut Canyon National Monument and Bell Rock. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Rock, cruise along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Sedona road trip website.

Traveling by bus from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona takes 4.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, with highs in Sedona at 37°C and lows at 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Wupatki National Monument ©
Wupatki National Monument
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Walnut Canyon National Monument ©
Walnut Canyon National Monument

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

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.
Visiting Santa Monica State Beach and Dolphin & Whale Watching will get you outdoors. You'll explore and learn at The Getty Center and Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita. Step out of Los Angeles with an excursion to Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum in Simi Valley--about 56 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens, enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica Bay, and examine the collection at Petersen Automotive Museum.

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

You can fly from Sedona to Los Angeles in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sedona to Los Angeles, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Sedona in August, plan for slightly colder days in Los Angeles, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum ©
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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South Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe ©
High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Meeks Bay Beach, stroll through Baldwin Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kiva Beach.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read South Lake Tahoe tour itinerary builder app.

You can fly from Los Angeles to South Lake Tahoe in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, South Lake Tahoe is cooler at night with lows of 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

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Baldwin Beach ©
Baldwin Beach
Kiva Beach ©
Kiva Beach

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Muir Woods National Monument and Lands End. Visit Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge for their historical value. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Marin Headlands, walk around Presidio of San Francisco, get to know the fascinating history of Filbert Street Stairs, and examine the collection at Walt Disney Family Museum.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from South Lake Tahoe to San Francisco takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. When traveling from South Lake Tahoe in August, plan for little chillier days in San Francisco, with highs around 26°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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Lands End ©
Lands End
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands

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Honolulu

Honolulu ©

Big Pineapple

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Iolani Palace and Queen Emma Summer Palace. Escape the urban bustle at Shark Diving and Lanikai Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Honolulu: Byodo-In Temple (in Kaneohe), Sharks Cove (in Pupukea) and Haleiwa (Sunset Beach Park & Skydiving). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, examine the collection at Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and trek along Koko Crater Railway Trail.

To plan Honolulu vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can fly from San Francisco to Honolulu in 8 hours. Traveling from San Francisco to Honolulu, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in August, with highs in Honolulu at 36°C and lows at 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Iolani Palace ©
Iolani Palace
Shark Diving
Scuba & Snorkeling

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