38 days in United States Itinerary

38 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States planner

Make it your trip
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
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Chicago
— 3 nights
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Niagara Falls
— 3 nights
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New York City
— 4 nights
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Washington DC
— 3 nights
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Nashville
— 2 nights
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New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly to Phoenix, Shuttle to Tucson
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Tucson
— 4 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Bus to Flagstaff Amtrak, Fly to San Francisco
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Los Angeles

— 3 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.
Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Anaheim to see Disneyland Park about 36 minutes away. Pack the 15th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. It doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip maker site.

Perth, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 25-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 16 hours traveling from Perth to Los Angeles. Traveling from Perth in July, you will find days in Los Angeles are a bit warmer (33°C), and nights are much hotter (22°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Las Vegas

— 2 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.
You've now added Fremont Street Experience to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip and then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio. Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Fremont Street Experience.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas tour builder website.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 47°C to lows of 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Yellowstone National Park

— 3 nights

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Yellowstone in a Day has been added to your itinerary.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park day trip planning site.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Yellowstone National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Yellowstone National Park. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in July; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 26°C and lows reach 4°C. On the 21st (Tue), you're off to Chicago.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Tours

Chicago

— 3 nights

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago Gangsters and Ghosts Tours has been added to your itinerary. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Ernest Hemingway Birthplace and Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio. Venture out of the city with trips to Sri Venkateswara Swami Temple (in Aurora) and Whiskey Acres Distilling Co. (in DeKalb). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fourth Presbyterian Church, pause for some photo ops at Cloud Gate, and wander the streets of The Magnificent Mile.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Chicago online journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Yellowstone National Park to Chicago takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, taxi, and train. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Chicago, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Chicago, with highs around 33°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Chicago

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Niagara Falls

— 3 nights

Honeymoon Capital of the World

The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S. half of the famous waterfall that straddles the border between Canada and the United States.
You've now added Over The Falls Tours to your itinerary. Your inner history buff will appreciate Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House and St. Mary of the Cataract R. C. Parish. There's lots more to do: Head underground at Cave of the Winds, observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquarium of Niagara, admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls, and try your luck at Seneca Niagara Casino.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Niagara Falls trip app.

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Niagara Falls takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. July in Niagara Falls sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

New York City

— 4 nights

Big Apple

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 New York City Hall will appeal to history buffs. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Central Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, wander the streets of Times Square, and snap pictures at Brooklyn Bridge.

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Traveling by flight from Niagara Falls to New York City takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Niagara Falls in July since evenings lows in New York City dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Washington DC

— 3 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.
You've now added White House to your itinerary. The adventure continues: get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Washington DC road trip tool.

Getting from New York City to Washington DC by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums

Nashville

— 2 nights

Music City U.S.A.

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry. Keep things going the next day: visit Downtown Nashville.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Nashville trip planner.

Getting from Washington DC to Nashville by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Washington DC to Nashville due to the time zone difference. In August in Nashville, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Nashville

Neighborhoods · Nightlife

New Orleans

— 2 nights

The Big Easy

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): don't miss a visit to French Quarter.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the New Orleans trip builder app.

Fly from Nashville to New Orleans in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Nashville in August, plan for a bit cooler days in New Orleans, with highs around 32°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 32°C. On the 8th (Sat), you'll travel to Tucson.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

Tucson

— 4 nights

Old Pueblo

One of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country, Tucson is a city on a cultural crossroads, with European, Native American, Mexican, and Asian residents blending and sometimes conflicting with one another.
Tucson is known for museums, nature, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Pima Air and Space Museum and take in breathtaking views at Sabino Canyon.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Tucson journey builder.

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from New Orleans to Tucson takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in August: highs in Tucson hover around 41°C, while lows dip to 26°C. You'll set off for Grand Canyon National Park on the 12th (Wed).

Things to do in Tucson

Museums · Parks · Nature

Grand Canyon National Park

— 4 nights
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
You've now added Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters to your itinerary.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park vacation tool.

Traveling by car from Tucson to Grand Canyon National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and car. Traveling from Tucson in August, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are slightly colder (31°C), and nights are colder (11°C). On the 16th (Sun), you'll travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Tours
Highlights from your trip

San Francisco

— 2 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Alcatraz Island has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: shop like a local with Union Square, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then wander the streets of Chinatown.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read San Francisco vacation planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to San Francisco takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle, bus, and subway. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to San Francisco, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, plan for a bit cooler days and somewhat warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Nature

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
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.