38 days in United States Itinerary

38 days in United States Itinerary

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38 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + bus:  10​h 15​min
1
Boston
— 2 nights
2
Salem
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
New York City
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h
4
Niagara Falls
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
Philadelphia
— 1 night
6
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
7
Nashville
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  10​h 15​min
8
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
9
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
10
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
11
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
12
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
13
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
14
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
+3
Drive + Fly + taxi + train:  14​h 15​min
15
Vancouver
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: London

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Boston

Boston ©
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.
On the next day, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, then admire all the interesting features of Fenway Park, then contemplate the long history of Granary Burying Ground, and finally pause for some photo ops at New England Holocaust Memorial.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Boston trip itinerary maker app .

London, UK to Boston is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 5 hours. In July, Boston is somewhat warmer than London - with highs of 33°C and lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Salem.

Things to do in Boston

Neighborhoods Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Beacon Hill ©
Beacon Hill
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden
Fenway Park ©
Fenway Park

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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.
To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Salem trip planner.

Salem is just a short distance from Boston. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can drive to New York City.

Things to do in Salem

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
The House of the Seven Gables ©
The House of the Seven Gables

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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.
You've now added Grand Central Terminal to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Grand Central Terminal. On the next day, make a trip to Central Park.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City trip planner.

You can drive from Salem to New York City in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in New York City when traveling from Salem in July, with lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in New York City

Parks
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park

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Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cave of the Winds and Fort Niagara State Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Niagara Falls: Our Lady of Victory Basilica (in Lackawanna), Griffis Sculpture Park (in East Otto) and Eternal Flame Falls (in Orchard Park). There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls, meet the residents at Aquarium of Niagara, and immerse yourself in nature at Whirlpool State Park.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Niagara Falls online holiday planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Niagara Falls in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from New York City in July: high temperatures in Niagara Falls hover around 32°C and lows are around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Our Lady of Victory Basilica, Griffis Sculpture Park, Fort Niagara State Park, Eternal Flame Falls
Highlights from your plan
Our Lady of Victory Basilica ©
Our Lady of Victory Basilica
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
On the 11th (Thu), get lost in a book at Masonic Temple, take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary, admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, then steep yourself in history at Liberty Bell Center, and finally admire the striking features of Independence Hall.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Philadelphia journey planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Niagara Falls to Philadelphia takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Niagara Falls in July, with highs in Philadelphia at 36°C and lows at 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Eastern State Penitentiary ©
Eastern State Penitentiary

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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Harpers Ferry National Historical Park and Antietam National Battlefield. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Tomb of the Unknowns.

Find out how to plan Washington DC trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Take a train from Philadelphia to Washington DC in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Tomb of the Unknowns, Antietam National Battlefield, Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
Highlights from your plan
Tomb of the Unknowns ©
Tomb of the Unknowns
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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Nashville

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Step off the beaten path and head to Grand Ole Opry and The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, wander the streets of Downtown Nashville, and snap pictures at John Seigenthaler Pedestrian Bridge.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Nashville trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from Washington DC to Nashville by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. July in Nashville sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Nashville

Tours Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Downtown Nashville ©
Downtown Nashville
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe ©
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe

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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.
On the 19th (Fri), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's much more to do: trek along North Kaibab Trail, get great views at Navajo Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail, and make a trip to Powell Point.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip planning tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Nashville to Grand Canyon National Park takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Nashville to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Nashville in July, things will get little chillier in Grand Canyon National Park: highs are around 34°C and lows about 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
North Kaibab Trail ©
North Kaibab Trail

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Step off the beaten path and head to Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens and Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Sign. When in Las Vegas, make a side trip to see Valley of Fire State Park in Overton, approximately 1h 15 min away. The adventure continues: take in a show at Bellagio Fountains, take an in-depth tour of Titanic, get to know the fascinating history of The Strip, and explore the striking landscape of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas road trip planning website .

Do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, expect nights in Las Vegas to be much hotter, around 32°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 47°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Valley of Fire State Park
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park

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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes, take some stellar pictures from Dante's View, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Death Valley National Park attractions planning site .

You can drive from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in July, plan for little chillier nights in Death Valley National Park, with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Dante's View ©
Dante's View
Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes ©
Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes

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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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): get in on the family fun at Disneyland Park. On the 28th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at The Getty Center, see the interesting displays at The Getty Villa, and then meet the residents at Aquarium of the Pacific.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles tour planner .

Traveling by car from Death Valley National Park to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and train; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in July, things will get a bit cooler in Los Angeles: highs are around 33°C and lows about 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

The Getty Villa, Aquarium of the Pacific, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
The Getty Villa ©
The Getty Villa

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Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias and then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Four Mile Trail, take in the dramatic natural features at Lembert Dome, and then make a trip to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park sightseeing planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, Yosemite National Park is cooler at night with lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Lembert Dome ©
Lembert Dome
Four Mile Trail ©
Four Mile Trail

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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 31st (Wed): take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Muir Woods National Monument, and then explore the activities along San Francisco Bay. On the next day, catch a ride on Cable Cars, examine the collection at Cable Car Museum, and then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco road trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, plan for little chillier days and somewhat warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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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 discover tucked-away gems like Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Uncle Tom's Trail. Take a break from Yellowstone National Park with a short trip to Jenny Lake in Moran, about 1h 25 min away. Spend the 4th (Sun) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. The adventure continues: hike along Jenny Lake Trail and explore and take pictures at Artist Point.

To find out how to plan a trip to Yellowstone National Park, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, flight, and taxi; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Expect colder evenings in Yellowstone National Park when traveling from San Francisco in August, with lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Vancouver.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Jenny Lake, Jenny Lake Trail
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Artist Point ©
Artist Point
Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park

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Vancouver

Vancouver ©
Vancouver is a city on the north bank of the Columbia River in the U.S. Step off the beaten path and head to Haystack Rock and Ecola State Park. Explore Vancouver's surroundings by going to Hug Point State Park (in Cannon Beach), Multnomah Falls (in Bridal Veil) and Johnston Ridge Observatory (in Toutle). There's much more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Tamanawas Falls Trail, contemplate the geological forces at Mount Hood, and see the interesting displays at Flavel House Museum.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Vancouver tour website .

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Vancouver by combination of car, flight, and train takes about 14.5 hours. Other options: drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Vancouver, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Vancouver

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Hood River, Johnston Ridge Observatory, Flavel House Museum, Multnomah Falls
Highlights from your plan
Mount Hood ©
Mount Hood
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park

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