37 days in United States Itinerary

37 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States tour planner
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Los Angeles
— 4 nights
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Washington DC
— 5 nights
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Mount Airy
— 2 nights
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Gettysburg
— 2 nights
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Ronks
— 1 night
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Philadelphia
— 4 nights
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New York City
— 6 nights
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Boston
— 5 nights
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San Francisco
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Los Angeles — 4 nights

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (in La Jolla), Anaheim (Disneyland Park, Soarin' Around The World, &more) and Santa Monica (26-Mile Bike Path & Bergamot Station). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, admire the landmark architecture of Bradbury Building, and don't miss a visit to Two Rodeo Drive.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles road trip planning website.

Sydney, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 18 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in October: highs in Los Angeles hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Washington DC.
Theme Parks · Museums · Fun & Games · Trails
Side Trips

Washington DC — 5 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.
Washington DC is known for sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Washington DC journey maker app.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Washington DC takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. In October, Washington DC is little chillier than Los Angeles - with highs of 25°C and lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can drive to Mount Airy.
Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
Side Trip

Mount Airy — 2 nights

Mount Airy is a town located in Carroll and Frederick counties in the U.S. state of Maryland. On the 4th (Fri), experience rural life at Days End Farm Horse Rescue and then relax in the rural setting at Knill's Farm Market. On the next day, experience rural life at Larriland Farm and then relax in the rural setting at Sharp's at Waterford Farm.

To see traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Mount Airy trip planner.

You can drive from Washington DC to Mount Airy in 1.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Mount Airy when traveling from Washington DC in November, with lows around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Gettysburg.

Gettysburg — 2 nights

Located near the memorial park marking the site of one of the largest Civil War battles, the town of Gettysburg sits in a landscape of rolling green hills with views of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the distance.
On the 6th (Sun), take in the dramatic natural features at Devils Den, steep yourself in history at Little Round Top, and then get engrossed in the history at Shriver House Museum. On the next day, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Gettysburg National Military Park.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Gettysburg holiday planner.

Getting from Mount Airy to Gettysburg by car takes about an hour. In November in Gettysburg, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 2°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Ronks.
Historic Sites · Parks · Tours · Nature

Ronks — 1 night

The city of Ronks stems from Amish roots.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): relax in the rural setting at Old Windmill Farm, then experience rural life at Cherry Crest Adventure Farm, then look for gifts at Kitchen Kettle Village, and finally hunt for treasures at Root's Country Market & Auction.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Ronks trip maker site.

You can drive from Gettysburg to Ronks in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. In November, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Philadelphia.
Shopping
Side Trips

Philadelphia — 4 nights

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S. democracy, as it was once the meeting place for the country's Founding Fathers.
Get out of town with these interesting Philadelphia side-trips: Longwood Gardens (in Kennett Square), Grounds For Sculpture (in Hamilton) and Brandywine River Museum of Art (in Chadds Ford). Next up on the itinerary: walk around Wissahickon Valley Park, get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall, gain insight at Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Education Center, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Reading Terminal Market.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Philadelphia tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Ronks to Philadelphia by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Philadelphia when traveling from Ronks in November, with lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to New York City.
Museums · Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites
Side Trips

New York City — 6 nights

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for sightseeing, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Central Park, admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal, take some stellar pictures from Top of the Rock, and explore and take pictures at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City trip tool.

Getting from Philadelphia to New York City by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in November, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Boston.
Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Boston — 5 nights

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Boston: Salem (Peabody Essex Museum & Salem Food Tours), Stone Bridge Farm (in Acushnet) and Sandwich (Old King's Hwy & Sandwich Glass Museum). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Atwood Museum, steep yourself in history at Plymouth Rock, get engrossed in the history at Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House, and examine the collection at Chatham Railroad Museum.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Boston tour itinerary planner.

Getting from New York City to Boston by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from New York City in November, expect Boston to be little chillier, temps between 13°C and 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can fly to San Francisco.
Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours
Side Trips

San Francisco — 6 nights

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Step out of San Francisco to go to Napa and see Wine Tours & Tastings, which is approximately 1h 5 min away. The adventure continues: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take in the pleasant sights at Fisherman's Wharf, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip planner.

Getting from Boston to San Francisco by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and subway. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Boston in November, with highs in San Francisco at 20°C and lows at 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Tue) to allow time for the flight back home.
Parks · Neighborhoods · Tours · Historic Sites
Side Trip

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Beaches
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.

Maryland travel guide

4.1
Casinos · Specialty Museums · Aquariums
The Old Line State
Perhaps best known as the birthplace of religious and political freedom in the United States, Maryland retains the spirit of colonial America, with stately 18th-century villages and historical landmarks. Although it's one of the nation's smallest states, there is no shortage of things to do here and you may find your itinerary fills up quickly. Make time in your vacation to tour Maryland's diverse landscape, which includes mountain peaks, picturesque Atlantic coastline, and the bustling city of Baltimore. Military buffs will enjoy touring the state's four Civil War Trails, where you can follow the footsteps of U.S. soldiers, or visiting the port city of Annapolis, home to the United States Naval Academy.

Pennsylvania travel guide

4.2
History Museums · Specialty Museums · Casinos
The Keystone State
One of the country's 13 original founding states, Pennsylvania contains a balance of modern cities and fertile fields. A rich and varied state with a colorful history dating back to colonial times, it remains a worthy holiday destination with its well-preserved 19th-century battle sites and memorial parks. This diverse land is home to pristine forests and rugged mountain regions. For an urban experience, visit the state's university cities, offering numerous tourist attractions as well as thriving music, performance, art, and culinary scenes. The region's Amish country provides a weekend getaway in a picturesque setting of quaint towns surrounded by rolling hills and fertile farmland.