36 days in United States Itinerary

36 days in United States Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Wawona
— 2 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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Monument Valley
— 2 nights
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Salt Lake City
— 1 night
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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
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Keystone
— 1 night
8
Orlando
— 2 nights
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Key West
— 1 night
10
Washington DC
— 2 nights
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Salem
— 1 night
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Portland
— 2 nights
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New York City
— 5 nights
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights

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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 day by day itinerary now includes Union Square, Powell and Market Cable Car Turnaround, Lombard Street, and other attractions you added. Get outdoors at Alcatraz Island and Lands End. Get a sense of the local culture at Golden Gate Bridge and Fisherman's Wharf.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read San Francisco online holiday planner.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiports are San Francisco International Airport, Metropolitan Oakland International Airport, Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport and Travis Air Force Base. In June, daytime highs in San Francisco are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Wawona.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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Wawona

Wawona ©
Wawona is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. You've now added Half Dome to your itinerary. On the 28th (Sun), take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View, admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls, take in the views from Pohono Bridge, then explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, then don't miss a visit to Half Dome, and finally admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall.

To find maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Wawona trip itinerary planning app.

Drive from San Francisco to Wawona in 4 hours. When traveling from San Francisco in June, plan for much hotter days and about the same nights in Wawona: temperatures range from 41°C by day to 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon 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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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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): take a memorable drive along East Rim Drive and then take some stellar pictures from Lipan Point.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Wawona to Grand Canyon National Park takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Wawona in June, expect Grand Canyon National Park to be little chillier, temps between 34°C and 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Lipan Point ©
Lipan Point
East Rim Drive ©
East Rim Drive
Yavapai Geology Museum ©
Yavapai Geology Museum

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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 1st (Wed), see the interesting displays at Goulding’s Trading Post Museum., stop by Monument Valley Navajo Market, then explore the striking landscape at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, and finally walk around Sandstone Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a memorable drive along Moki Dugway and then trot along with a tour on horseback.

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You can do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Monument Valley in 5.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Monument Valley, with lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can drive to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Moki Dugway
Highlights from your plan
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
Horseback Riding Tours
Goulding’s Trading Post Museum. ©
Goulding’s Trading Post Museum.

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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 3rd (Fri): examine the collection at Pioneer Memorial Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Temple Square, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Assembly Hall.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Salt Lake City day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Monument Valley to Salt Lake City takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Monument Valley in July since evenings lows in Salt Lake City dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Pioneer Memorial Museum ©
Pioneer Memorial Museum
Assembly Hall ©
Assembly Hall

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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Old Faithful and Upper Geyser Basin. Get in touch with nature at West Thumb Geyser Basin and Artists’ Paintpots. There's still lots to do: take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser, explore the striking landscape at Gibbon Falls, trek along Brink of the Lower Falls Trail, and identify plant and animal life at Lehardy's Rapids.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip site.

Fly from Salt Lake City to Yellowstone National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, shuttle, bus, and car. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Salt Lake City in July, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 26°C and lows at 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Keystone.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Biscuit Basin ©
Biscuit Basin
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

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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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Mount Rushmore National Memorial, look for gifts at Professor Samuel's Portrait Emporium, then explore the striking landscape at Needles Eye Tunnel, and finally hike along Little Devil's Tower Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Wed): go for a walk through Breezy Point Picnic Area, then contemplate the waterfront views at Sylvan Lake, and then learn more about the world around you at The Museum @ Black Hills Institute.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Keystone day trip planning site.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Keystone by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car, shuttle, bus, and taxi. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July; daily highs in Keystone reach 31°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Keystone

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Custer, The Museum @ Black Hills Institute
Highlights from your plan
Needles Eye Tunnel ©
Needles Eye Tunnel
Sylvan Lake ©
Sylvan Lake
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial

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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.
Get in touch with nature at Wekiwa Springs State Park and New Smyrna Town Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like The Escape Game Orlando and World of Disney. When in Orlando, make a side trip to see Stetson Mansion in DeLand, approximately DeLand away. There's much more to do: make a trip to Tree of Life, get your game on at iFLY Indoor Skydiving - Orlando, make an unforgettable trip to Happily Ever After Fireworks, and take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Orlando day trip planning tool.

Fly from Keystone to Orlando in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Keystone to Orlando due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Keystone in July: highs in Orlando hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Orlando

Parks · Theme Parks · Fun & Games

Side Trips

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

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Key West

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): see the vivid underwater world at Vandenberg Wreck, look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, enjoy the sea views from Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum, then brush up on your military savvy at U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum, and finally fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour. Here are some ideas for day two: glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Key West trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Key West takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Orlando in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Key West, with lows of 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Key West

Tours · Adventure · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Kayaking & Canoeing

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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 14th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Smithsonian Institution Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, then get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and finally explore the world behind art at National Portrait Gallery. On the 15th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, stop by Capitol Hill, then get to know the fascinating history of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and finally get engrossed in the history at Smithsonian American Art Museum.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Washington DC trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Key West to Washington DC in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Key West in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 26°C in Washington DC. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Salem.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Highlights from your plan
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ©
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

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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 16th (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Proctor's Ledge Memorial, admire the masterpieces at Peabody Essex Museum, then contemplate the long history of The House of the Seven Gables, and finally steep yourself in history at The Custom House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of Ropes Mansion, stop by Bewitched in Salem, have some family-friendly fun at Witch Pix, browse the exhibits of Salem Toy Museum, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Old Burying Point Cemetery, and finally see the interesting displays at Salem Wax Museum of Witches & Seafarers.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Salem trip planning site.

You can fly from Washington DC to Salem in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Washington DC in July, things will get slightly colder in Salem: highs are around 32°C and lows about 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Salem

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Peabody Essex Museum ©
Peabody Essex Museum
The House of the Seven Gables ©
The House of the Seven Gables
Old Burying Point Cemetery ©
Old Burying Point Cemetery

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Portland

Portland ©
Maine's biggest and perhaps most vibrant city, Portland was established as a fishing village in 1633 and grew to become New England's largest port.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Old Port and Richard Boyd Art Gallery. Popular historic sites such as Hamilton House and Eastern Cemetery are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Portland: Dover (Children's Museum of New Hampshire & Woodman Institute Museum). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at 5th Maine Museum, sample the tasty concoctions at Rising Tide Brewing Company, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Of The Immaculate Conception, and stop by Edgecomb Potters.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Portland day trip planning website.

You can drive from Salem to Portland in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Portland are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Portland

Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Dover, Hamilton House
Highlights from your plan
Umbrella Cover Museum ©
Umbrella Cover Museum
Old Port ©
Old Port
Woodman Institute Museum ©
Woodman Institute Museum

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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.
Shop till you drop at Fifth Avenue and Firenze Jewels. Museum-lovers will appreciate New York Public Library and 9/11 Memorial. There's much more to do: get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), stop by Dumbo, and get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read New York City online trip builder.

You can fly from Portland to New York City in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July, New York City is somewhat warmer than Portland - with highs of 35°C and lows of 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Dumbo
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library
Ground Zero Museum Workshop ©
Ground Zero Museum Workshop

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds Hollywood, get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, then see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, then examine the collection at Petersen Automotive Museum, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at LA Farmers' Market, get a taste of the local shopping with The Grove, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Venice Canals Walkway, and finally take in the pleasant sights at 26-Mile Bike Path.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles visit planner.

You can fly from New York City to Los Angeles in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from New York City to Los Angeles, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from New York City in July since evenings lows in Los Angeles dip to 22°C. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Madame Tussauds Hollywood ©
Madame Tussauds Hollywood
Petersen Automotive Museum ©
Petersen Automotive Museum
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier