37 days in United States Itinerary

37 days in United States Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 1 night
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
3
Monument Valley
— 1 night
4
Keystone
— 2 nights
5
Dallas
— 1 night
6
Key West
— 3 nights
7
Orlando
— 3 nights
8
Washington DC
— 3 nights
9
New York City
— 3 nights
10
Salem
— 2 nights
11
Portland
— 3 nights
12
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
13
Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
14
Wawona
— 2 nights
15
San Francisco
— 3 nights

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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 1st (Tue): examine the collection at The Getty Center. On the 2nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get your bearings at Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, kick back and relax at Santa Monica Bay, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica State Beach.

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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. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Sydney in September, with highs in Los Angeles at °C and lows at °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum ©
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

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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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): trek along South Kaibab Trail, thentake a memorable drive along Cape Royal, and then take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire all the interesting features of East Rim Drive, thentake some stellar pictures from Mather Point, thenlook for gifts at Lookout Studio, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park online vacation planner.

You can drive from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. Traveling from Los Angeles in September, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are little chillier (°C), and nights are much colder (°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Mather Point ©
Mather Point
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim

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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. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour and then explore the striking landscape at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Monument Valley holiday site.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Monument Valley in 5.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September; daily highs in Monument Valley reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Keystone.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park

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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Wildlife Loop Road and Iron Mountain Road. Take a break from the city and head to Sylvan Lake and Windcross Conservancy. Change things up with these side-trips from Keystone: Mammoth Site of Hot Springs (in Hot Springs) and Needles Eye Tunnel (in Custer). There's still lots to do: stroll through Presidential Trail, look for gifts at Goodtyme Photo, go deep underground at Big Thunder Gold Mine, and take in the pleasant sights at Breezy Point Picnic Area.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Keystone trip planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Monument Valley to Keystone in 8.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Monument Valley in September: high temperatures in Keystone hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Keystone

Parks Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Custer, Mammoth Site of Hot Springs, Windcross Conservancy
Highlights from your plan
Mammoth Site of Hot Springs ©
Mammoth Site of Hot Springs
Needles Eye Tunnel ©
Needles Eye Tunnel
Iron Mountain Road ©
Iron Mountain Road

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Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
On the 9th (Wed), examine the collection at Perot Museum of Nature and Science and then see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Dallas vacation builder app.

You can fly from Keystone to Dallas in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Keystone to Dallas. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Keystone in September: high temperatures in Dallas hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Perot Museum of Nature and Science ©
Perot Museum of Nature and Science
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza ©
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

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Key West

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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Fort Zachary Taylor and Sombrero Beach. Take a break from the city and head to The Turtle Hospital and Scuba & Snorkeling. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Mary Star of the Sea, examine the collection at Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center, and contemplate the long history of Truman Little White House.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Key West road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Dallas to Key West takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, subway, taxi, and ferry. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Dallas in September, Key West is a bit warmer at night with lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Marathon
Highlights from your plan
Saint Mary Star of the Sea ©
Saint Mary Star of the Sea
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
Fishing Charters & Tours

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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.
Head to World of Disney and Orlando International Premium Outletsfor some retail therapy. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park and Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum. Step out of Orlando with an excursion to Beach at Daytona Beach in Daytona Beach--about 1h 15 min away. There's much more to do: discover the magic at Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park, try out the rides at Happily Ever After Fireworks, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Orlando trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by flight from Key West to Orlando takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Key West in September, plan for slightly colder nights in Orlando, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Beach at Daytona Beach, Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum
Highlights from your plan
Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park ©
Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park
Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum ©
Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum
Beach at Daytona Beach ©
Beach at Daytona Beach

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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.
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception will appeal to history buffs. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center (in Chantilly) and Manassas National Battlefield Park (in Manassas). There's much more to do: take a stroll through Old Town, get engrossed in the history at National Portrait Gallery, pause for some photo ops at Jefferson Memorial, and get to know the fascinating history of National Mall.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Washington DC online trip planner.

You can fly from Orlando to Washington DC in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Orlando in September, things will get a bit cooler in Washington DC: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Manassas National Battlefield Park, Old Town, The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center ©
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
Old Town ©
Old Town

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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Ground Zero Museum Workshop. Visit The Met Cloisters and 9/11 Memorial for their historical value. And it doesn't end there: race across the water with a speed boat tour, get to know the fascinating history of Brooklyn Heights Promenade, hunt for treasures at Chelsea Market, and wander the streets of Times Square.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City online itinerary builder.

Traveling by train from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In September, daytime highs in New York City are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Salem.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Brooklyn Heights Promenade
Highlights from your plan
The Met Cloisters ©
The Met Cloisters
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library

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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 22nd (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of Wicked Good Books, thenkick back and relax at Hampton Beach State Park, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed): steep yourself in history at Strawbery Banke Museum, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Phillips House, thenexplore the different monuments and memorials at Old Burying Point Cemetery, and finally contemplate the long history of The House of the Seven Gables.

To find more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Salem trip planning site.

Drive from New York City to Salem in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Traveling from New York City in September, things will get a bit cooler in Salem: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can drive to Portland.

Things to do in Salem

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Hampton Beach State Park, Strawbery Banke Museum, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Hampton Beach State Park ©
Hampton Beach State Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Strawbery Banke Museum ©
Strawbery Banke Museum

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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Perkins Cove and Wells Beach. Marginal Way Walkway and Portland Head Light will appeal to history buffs. Take a break from Portland with a short trip to Ogunquit Beach in Ogunquit, about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Portland Museum of Art, grab your bike and head to Beth Condon Pathway, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Allagash Brewing Company, and take a stroll through Old Port.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Portland trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Salem to Portland takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Portland can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ogunquit, Portland Head Light, Beth Condon Pathway, Wells Beach
Highlights from your plan
Old Port ©
Old Port
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Portland Head Light ©
Portland Head Light

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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Old Faithful and Grand Prismatic Spring. Step out of the city life by going to Midway Geyser Basin and Tower Fall. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Natural Bridge Trail, identify plant and animal life at Petrified Tree, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Artists’ Paintpots, and admire the sheer force of Gibbon Falls.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Portland to Yellowstone National Park takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Portland to Yellowstone National Park is minus 2 hours. In September, Yellowstone National Park is a bit cooler than Portland - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Monument Geyser Basin ©
Monument Geyser Basin
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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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 30th (Wed): head off the coast to Antelope Island State Park and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Square. On the 1st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the stunning scenery at Big Cottonwood Canyon, thenget a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Utah, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of The Tabernacle.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Salt Lake City tour builder.

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to Salt Lake City in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car, bus, shuttle, taxi, and train. In September, Salt Lake City is much hotter than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Wawona.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Antelope Island State Park
Highlights from your plan
Antelope Island State Park ©
Antelope Island State Park
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Natural History Museum of Utah ©
Natural History Museum of Utah

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Wawona

Wawona ©
Wawona is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Taft Point, thenexplore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point. On the 3rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls and then explore the striking landscape at Half Dome.

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The Route module can help you plan travel from Salt Lake City to Wawona. The time zone difference when traveling from Salt Lake City to Wawona is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Salt Lake City in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Wawona, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Wawona

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
Highlights from your plan
Taft Point ©
Taft Point
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Half Dome ©
Half Dome

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Lands End, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island. On your second day here, take a peaceful walk through Muir Woods National Monument, look for all kinds of wild species at Marin Headlands, thenget to know the fascinating history of Filbert Street Stairs, and finally see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco route planning website.

Traveling by car from Wawona to San Francisco takes 4 hours. When traveling from Wawona in October, plan for a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. On the 6th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Marin Headlands, Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Lands End ©
Lands End
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island