37 days in United States Itinerary

37 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

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Honolulu
— 5 nights
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Seattle
— 2 nights
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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San Jose
— 2 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
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Palm Springs
— 2 nights
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Temecula
— 4 nights
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San Diego
— 3 nights
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West Hollywood
— 2 nights
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Los Angeles
— 4 nights
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Honolulu

— 5 nights

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Honolulu side-trips: Haleiwa (Waimea Bay & Sunset Beach Park). And it doesn't end there: go for a walk through Diamond Head State Monument, admire the sheer force of Manoa Falls, kick back and relax at Waikiki Beach, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Honolulu day trip planning tool.

Melbourne, Australia to Honolulu is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 20 hours traveling from Melbourne to Honolulu. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in May: high temperatures in Honolulu hover around 34°C and lows are around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to fly to Seattle.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Seattle

— 2 nights

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.
On the 11th (Wed), observe the fascinating underwater world at Seattle Aquarium, enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, then take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally take a stroll through Pike Place Market.

To see more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Seattle road trip planning tool.

You can fly from Honolulu to Seattle in 7.5 hours. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Honolulu to Seattle due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Honolulu in May, expect Seattle to be a bit cooler, temps between 23°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to fly to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

San Francisco

— 2 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Step out of San Francisco to go to Mill Valley and see Muir Woods National Monument, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, tour the pleasant surroundings at Alcatraz Island, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, and brush up on your military savvy at USS Pampanito.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to San Francisco takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in San Francisco are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to drive to San Jose.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

San Jose

— 2 nights

Capital of Silicon Valley

The metropolitan center of Silicon Valley, San Jose considers itself a global city.
On the 15th (Sun), take an in-depth tour of Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum, then learn about winemaking at Cooper-Garrod Estate Vineyards, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Municipal Rose Garden.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the San Jose online vacation planner.

You can drive from San Francisco to San Jose in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a subway. May in San Jose sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Jose

Museums · Parks · Wineries

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park

— 3 nights
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: trek along Wapama Falls at Hetch Hetchy, take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, see human ingenuity at work at Hetch Hetchy Reservoir, and walk around Mariposa Grove.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Yosemite National Park travel tool.

You can drive from San Jose to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Traveling from San Jose in May, expect Yosemite National Park to be little chillier, temps between 21°C and 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Grand Canyon National Park

— 2 nights
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 20th (Fri), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Mather Point, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and trek along Rim Trail.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 10.5 hours. Another option is to 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. In May in Grand Canyon National Park, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, shopping, and casinos. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the majestic nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, try your luck at Paris Las Vegas, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Bay, and see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, you will find days in Las Vegas are a bit warmer (36°C), and nights are much warmer (20°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to fly to Palm Springs.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Palm Springs

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens and then see Off-Road Tours. On your second day here, take in nature's colorful creations at Sunnylands Center & Gardens, then take an in-depth tour of Palm Springs Air Museum, and then explore the world behind art at Palm Springs Art Museum.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Palm Springs online route builder.

Getting from Las Vegas to Palm Springs by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Palm Springs, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 22°C. On the 27th (Fri), you're off to Temecula.

Things to do in Palm Springs

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Temecula

— 4 nights
Temecula represents Southern California's wine country.
Change things up with these side-trips from Temecula: Oceanside (Mission San Luis Rey & Dolphin & Whale Watching). There's still lots to do: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, look for gifts at Temecula Olive Oil Company, and wander the streets of Old Town Temecula.

Plan trip to Temecula with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Palm Springs to Temecula takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Palm Springs in May: high temperatures in Temecula hover around 28°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Temecula

Tours · Wineries · Outdoors · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

San Diego

— 3 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.
San Diego is known for zoos & aquariums, museums, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo, see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove, and get a taste of the local shopping with Gaslamp Quarter.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our San Diego trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Temecula to San Diego in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. While traveling from Temecula, expect little chillier days and somewhat warmer nights in San Diego, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to West Hollywood.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Fun & Games

West Hollywood

— 2 nights
West Hollywood, occasionally referred to locally as WeHo, is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the West Hollywood travel planning app.

You can drive from San Diego to West Hollywood in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and subway. In June, daily temperatures in West Hollywood can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in West Hollywood

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Los Angeles

— 4 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park, Disney California Adventure Park, &more). Pack the 7th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Getty Center, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, explore the fascinating underground world of Bronson Caves, and admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles trip maker site.

Los Angeles is just a stone's throw from West Hollywood. Traveling from West Hollywood in June, you will find days in Los Angeles are a bit warmer (30°C), and nights are about the same (19°C). You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Nightlife
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.