36 days in United States Itinerary

36 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States vacation planner

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Anaheim
— 1 day
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Palm Springs
— 1 night
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
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Kingman
— 2 nights
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Williams
— 3 nights
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Sedona
— 3 nights
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Page
— 2 nights
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Mill Run
— 1 day
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Washington DC
— 3 nights
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New York City
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Boston
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Orlando
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New Orleans
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San Francisco
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Anaheim

— 1 day

Heart of Orange County

Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
On the 21st (Sat), make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Anaheim trip itinerary maker website.

Melbourne, Australia to Anaheim is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Traveling from Melbourne to Anaheim, you'll gain 18 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Melbourne in September, with highs in Anaheim at 36°C and lows at 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Palm Springs.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks
Highlights from your trip

Palm Springs

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): explore the world behind art at Palm Springs Art Museum, delve into the distant past at Indian Canyons, then explore the galleries of Palm Springs Air Museum, and finally join in the after-dark buzz at Coachella Valley Brewing Company.

For traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Palm Springs online sightseeing planner.

Getting from Anaheim to Palm Springs by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Anaheim in September, with highs in Palm Springs at 44°C and lows at 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to fly to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Palm Springs

Museums · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Las Vegas

— 3 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Valley of Fire State Park and Wynn Las Vegas. Museum-lovers will get to explore The Mob Museum and The Neon Museum. Next up on the itinerary: get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, explore the striking landscape of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take an in-depth tour of Titanic, and admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Palm Springs to Las Vegas by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Palm Springs in September, plan for little chillier days in Las Vegas, with highs around 39°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kingman.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nature · Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Kingman

— 2 nights
Kingman is a city in and the county seat of Mohave County, Arizona, United States. Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Historic Route 66 Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Mohave Museum of History and Arts, then look for all kinds of wild species at Keepers of the Wild Nature Park, and finally see the interesting displays at Hackberry General Store. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Fri): do a tasting at Cella Winery, then do a tasting at Stetson Winery, and then see the interesting displays at Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection.

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Drive from Las Vegas to Kingman in 2 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Kingman is 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Kingman when traveling from Las Vegas in September, with lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Williams.

Things to do in Kingman

Museums · Wineries · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Williams

— 3 nights
A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Williams lies on one of the first highways ever built in America, the iconic "Route 66." The town boasts many inns, motels, restaurants, and shops, although its most important feature is serving as the southern terminus of a scenic railway leading to the area's most famous tourist attraction, the World Heritage-listed Grand Canyon.
Step out of the city life by going to Grand Canyon South Rim and Bright Angel Trail. Step off the beaten path and head to Bearizona Wildlife Park and Rim Trail.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Williams trip builder.

Traveling by car from Kingman to Williams takes 2 hours. In September, Williams is slightly colder than Kingman - with highs of 27°C and lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Williams

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Sedona

— 3 nights

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Shop till you drop at Renee Taylor Gallery and Navarro Gallery & Sculpture Garden. Get outdoors at Cathedral Rock and Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179). Step out of Sedona to go to Flagstaff and see Walnut Canyon National Monument, which is approximately 1h 5 min away. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Oak Creek Canyon, take in the dramatic natural features at Bell Rock, view the masterpieces at Honshin Fine Art, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Sedona trip planner.

Traveling by car from Williams to Sedona takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Williams in September, things will get a bit warmer in Sedona: highs are around 34°C and lows about 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Page.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

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 4th (Fri): take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon and then take in the dramatic natural features at Horseshoe Bend. Here are some ideas for day two: hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Page online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Sedona to Page takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. In October, daily temperatures in Page can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can fly to Mill Run.

Things to do in Page

Tours · Outdoors · Nature · Parks

Mill Run

— 1 day
Springfield Township is a township in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, United States. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): witness the site of a historic battle at Jumonville Glen, then admire the striking features of Kentuck Knob, and then steep yourself in history at Fallingwater.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Mill Run trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Page to Mill Run takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle, train, and taxi. Traveling from Page to Mill Run, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Page in October; daily highs in Mill Run reach 20°C and lows reach 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Washington DC.

Things to do in Mill Run

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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.
Get some historical perspective at Arlington National Cemetery and George Washington's Mount Vernon. Appreciate the collections at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Washington DC journey maker website.

Traveling by flight from Mill Run to Washington DC takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Mill Run in October, things will get a bit warmer in Washington DC: highs are around 25°C and lows about 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

New York City

— 3 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 some cultural insight at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and St. Paul's Chapel. You'll explore and learn at 9/11 Memorial and The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). And it doesn't end there: walk around Central Park, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, admire the landmark architecture of Empire State Building, and wander the streets of Times Square.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our New York City trip builder tool.

You can fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. October in New York City sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can fly to Boston.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Boston

— 3 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.
Get in touch with nature at Dolphin & Whale Watching and North Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Museum of Fine Arts and North End. Venture out of the city with trips to Jenness State Beach (in Rye Beach) and Hampton Beach State Park (in Hampton).

For maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Boston trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from New York City to Boston in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from New York City in October: high temperatures in Boston hover around 20°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Orlando.

Things to do in Boston

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Orlando

— 3 nights

Theme Park Capital of the World

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Beach at Daytona Beach and Fishing Charters & Tours. Do some cultural sightseeing at Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum and American Space Museum & Space Walk of Fame. Change things up with a short trip to Hightower Beach Park in Satellite Beach (about 1h 15 min away). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 16th (Wed) at Discovery Cove.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Orlando vacation planning app.

You can fly from Boston to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Boston in October, you will find days in Orlando are much warmer (34°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (24°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to New Orleans.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

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.
Appreciate the collections at Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site and Whitney Plantation. Do some cultural sightseeing at Garden District and French Quarter. When in New Orleans, make a side trip to see Nature & Wildlife Tours in Slidell, approximately Slidell away. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Royal Street, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral, brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Lafayette Cemetery No.1.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our New Orleans trip planner.

Fly from Orlando to New Orleans in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Orlando to New Orleans. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Orlando in October: highs in New Orleans hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can fly to San Francisco.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Wildlife

Side Trips

San Francisco

— 4 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 Alcatraz Island and Legion of Honor. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Golden Gate Bridge and SS Jeremiah O'Brien. Change things up with these side-trips from San Francisco: Goat Rock Beach (in Jenner), Sonoma Coast Vineyards (in Bodega Bay) and Bodega Dunes (in Bodega). There's lots more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, contemplate the long history of City Lights Booksellers, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Marshall’s Beach.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our San Francisco trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to San Francisco takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from New Orleans to San Francisco. While traveling from New Orleans, expect somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 15°C. On the 25th (Fri), you're off to home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches · Outdoors

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.

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.