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:  11​h 15​min
1
Miami
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Orlando
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h
3
Natchez
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6​h 30​min
4
Santa Fe
— 1 night
bus:  1​h
5
Albuquerque
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
6
Page
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
7
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
8
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
9
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
10
San Antonio
— 1 night
bus:  3​h
11
Houston
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  4​h 15​min
12
Orange Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
13
Montgomery
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
14
Atlanta
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  3​h 45​min
15
Asheville
— 2 nights
Drive + ferry:  10​h
16
Ocracoke
— 1 day
ferry + Drive:  8​h 45​min
17
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
18
Cape May
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
19
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: London

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Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Shark Valley Visitor Center, then shop like a local with Village of Merrick Park, and then kick back and relax at South Beach.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Miami trip itinerary maker site .

London, UK to Miami is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Miami is minus 5 hours. While traveling from London, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Miami, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Shopping Outdoors

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Shark Valley Visitor Center, Village of Merrick Park, Aventura Mall
Highlights from your plan
Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
Aventura Mall ©
Aventura Mall

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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.
On the 28th (Tue), admire the masterpieces at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art and then get in on the family fun at Universal's Islands of Adventure. On the 29th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: try out the rides at Happily Ever After Fireworks, then find something for the whole family at Discovery Cove, and then get your game on at The Escape Game Orlando.

For ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Orlando trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Miami to Orlando takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Natchez.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
Highlights from your plan
Discovery Cove ©
Discovery Cove
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

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Natchez

Natchez ©
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): stroll the grounds of Natchez City Cemetery, stroll the grounds of Natchez National Cemetery, then steep yourself in history at Choctaw Hall, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary Basilica.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Natchez trip planner .

Getting from Orlando to Natchez by combination of flight and car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, train, and car; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Orlando to Natchez is minus 1 hour. In July in Natchez, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Natchez

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
St. Mary Basilica ©
St. Mary Basilica
Natchez National Cemetery ©
Natchez National Cemetery
Choctaw Hall ©
Choctaw Hall

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Santa Fe

Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): take a memorable tour with Tours, shop like a local with Nedra Matteucci Galleries, and then view the masterpieces at Keshi.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Santa Fe journey builder website .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Natchez to Santa Fe in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Natchez to Santa Fe is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Natchez in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 18°C in Santa Fe. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Outdoors Adventure Shopping
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Keshi ©
Keshi
Nedra Matteucci Galleries ©
Nedra Matteucci Galleries

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Albuquerque

Albuquerque ©
Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): examine the collection at New Mexico Steam Locomotive and Railroad Historical Society, then have fun and explore at Explora Science Center and Children's Museum of Albuquerque, and then browse for treasures at Tinkertown Museum.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Albuquerque tour itinerary tool .

You can take a bus from Santa Fe to Albuquerque in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Santa Fe in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Albuquerque, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to Page.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Museums Childrens Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Tinkertown Museum
Highlights from your plan

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Page

Page ©
Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
On the 2nd (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon, then explore the striking landscape at Horseshoe Bend, and finally enjoy some diversion at Gunfighter Canyon.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Page online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by flight from Albuquerque to Page takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. August in Page sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Page

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend

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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 inner history buff will appreciate Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge. Exploratorium and SS Jeremiah O'Brien are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, look for all kinds of wild species at Fort Funston National Park, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and wander the streets of Union Square.

Plan my day in San Francisco using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by flight from Page to San Francisco takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Page in August, you will find days in San Francisco are cooler (26°C), and nights are slightly colder (17°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
SS Jeremiah O'Brien ©
SS Jeremiah O'Brien

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nights
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Zuma Beach. Get a sense of the local culture at Annenberg Community Beach House and The Getty Center. Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to Nicholas Canyon Beach in Malibu, about 54 minutes away. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Will Rogers State Beach, don't miss a visit to Santa Monica Pier, and immerse yourself in nature at Santa Monica State Beach.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles online attractions planner .

Fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In August, Los Angeles is a bit warmer than San Francisco - with highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Malibu
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
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.
Get in touch with nature at La Jolla Cove and Children's Pool. We've included these beaches for you: Mission Beach Park and Black's Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens in Encinitas (about 30 minutes away). There's more to do: admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum of San Diego.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the San Diego day trip planner .

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, you will find days in San Diego are little chillier (30°C), and nights are about the same (23°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

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San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
On the 12th (Wed), steep yourself in history at Mission San Jose, then contemplate the long history of The Alamo, then get a taste of the local shopping with The San Antonio River Walk, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of The Guenther House Museum, then explore the fascinating underground world of Natural Bridge Caverns, and then take in the history at Mission Espada.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the San Antonio trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by flight from San Diego to San Antonio takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from San Diego in August; daily highs in San Antonio reach 43°C and lows reach 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Houston.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose

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Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): stroll the grounds of Glenwood Cemetery, examine the collection at Museum of Printing History, see the interesting displays at Houston Museum District, then get your game on at The Escape Game Houston, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Teo-Chew Temple.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Houston road trip tool .

Take a bus from San Antonio to Houston in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In August in Houston, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Orange Beach.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Printing History ©
Museum of Printing History
Glenwood Cemetery ©
Glenwood Cemetery
Teo-Chew Temple ©
Teo-Chew Temple

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Orange Beach

Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): see what you can catch with a fishing tour and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

Make your Orange Beach itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Houston to Orange Beach in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. While traveling from Houston, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Orange Beach, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Montgomery.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Fishing Charters & Tours

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Montgomery

Montgomery ©
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church, steep yourself in history at Dexter Parsonage Museum - Dr. Martin Luther King home, then appreciate the history behind National Memorial for Peace and Justice, and finally get engrossed in the history at Legacy Museum.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Montgomery route builder tool .

Traveling by car from Orange Beach to Montgomery takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of taxi and flight. In August, daily temperatures in Montgomery can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can drive to Atlanta.

Things to do in Montgomery

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Legacy Museum ©
Legacy Museum

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Atlanta

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of the Holy Spirit and then identify plant and animal life at Noah's Ark Rehabilitation Center. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Center for Civil and Human Rights, then get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and then partake in some friendly competition at The Escape Game Atlanta.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Atlanta trip itinerary website .

Getting from Montgomery to Atlanta by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Montgomery to Atlanta. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Asheville.

Things to do in Atlanta

Tours Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Monastery of the Holy Spirit, Noah's Ark Rehabilitation Center
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Monastery of the Holy Spirit ©
Monastery of the Holy Spirit
Center for Civil and Human Rights ©
Center for Civil and Human Rights

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Asheville

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
On the 19th (Wed), take a peaceful walk through DuPont State Recreational Forest and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. On the next day, have some family-friendly fun at Pisgah Forest Gem Mine and then steep yourself in history at Biltmore.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Asheville trip site .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Atlanta to Asheville takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Atlanta in August: high temperatures in Asheville hover around 32°C and lows are around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Ocracoke.

Things to do in Asheville

Wineries Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Zipline, Pisgah Forest Gem Mine, DuPont State Recreational Forest
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Biltmore ©
Biltmore
DuPont State Recreational Forest ©
DuPont State Recreational Forest

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Ocracoke

Ocracoke ©
Ocracoke is a census-designated place (CDP) and unincorporated town located at the southern end of Ocracoke Island, located entirely within Hyde County, North Carolina. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): kick back and relax at Ocracoke Beach Fires and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ocracoke Lifeguarded Beach.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Ocracoke online itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Asheville to Ocracoke in 10 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Asheville in August since evenings lows in Ocracoke dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Ocracoke

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Ocracoke Lifeguarded Beach ©
Ocracoke Lifeguarded 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.
Popular historic sites such as Washington National Cathedral and Arlington National Cemetery are in your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at National Air and Space Museum and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, get engrossed in the history at National Portrait Gallery, and see the interesting displays at The National Archives Museum.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC travel route builder .

Do a combination of ferry and car from Ocracoke to Washington DC in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, car, bus, and train. August in Washington DC sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive to Cape May.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Arlington
Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Washington National Cathedral ©
Washington National Cathedral
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

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Cape May

Cape May ©
Cape May represents the other Jersey Shore--the one you don't see on TV--the one with a rich history and a refined, relaxed atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): kick back and relax at North Wildwood Beach, then stroll through Stone Harbor Point, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape May City Beaches. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Sunset Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ventnor City Beach.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Cape May trip simple and quick.

Drive from Washington DC to Cape May in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Washington DC in August, with highs in Cape May at 32°C and lows at 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to New York City.

Things to do in Cape May

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Stone Harbor Point, Sunset Beach, North Wildwood Beach, Ventnor City Beach
Highlights from your plan
North Wildwood Beach ©
North Wildwood Beach
Sunset Beach ©
Sunset Beach
Cape May City Beaches ©
Cape May City Beaches

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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.
9/11 Memorial and Trinity Church will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Fifth Avenue. There's still lots to do: walk around Central Park, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Times Square, and take an in-depth tour of Ellis Island.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the New York City online trip planner .

Getting from Cape May to New York City by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus, tram, and train. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

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