40 days in United States Itinerary

40 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States journey planner

Make it your trip
Fly
1
New York City
— 6 nights
Fly
2
Boston
— 6 nights
Fly
3
Philadelphia
— 7 nights
Train
4
Washington DC
— 6 nights
Fly
5
Nashville
— 5 nights
Fly
6
Atlanta
— 5 nights
Drive
7
Birmingham
— 3 nights
Fly

S M T W T F S
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20

New York City

— 6 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.
Step out of New York City with an excursion to Coney Island in Brooklyn--about 30 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: go for a walk through Central Park, admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, and explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read New York City trip builder tool.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to New York City is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Dubai to New York City. Traveling from Dubai in July, things will get cooler in New York City: highs are around 35°C and lows about 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Tue) to allow time for the flight to Boston.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Fun & Games · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Boston

— 6 nights

Beantown

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 Boston's surroundings by going to Corporation Beach (in Dennis), Sandwich (Heritage Museums & Gardens & Sandwich Glass Museum) and Plymouth Rock (in Plymouth). Next up on the itinerary: see what you can catch with Fish'n Tales Adventures, admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden, explore the landscape on two wheels at Shining Sea Bikeway, and enjoy the sand and surf at Coast Guard Beach.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Boston road trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Boston takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from New York City in July, Boston is slightly colder at night with lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can fly to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Boston

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Philadelphia

— 7 nights

The City of Brotherly Love

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), Hagley Museum And Library (in Wilmington) and Rancocas Nature Center (in Westampton). There's lots more to do: walk around Wissahickon Valley Park, admire the natural beauty at Chanticleer, admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Valley Forge National Historical Park.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Philadelphia trip builder.

You can fly from Boston to Philadelphia in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Washington DC

— 6 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Washington DC: Gettysburg (Little Round Top & Gettysburg National Military Park). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, get a sense of history and politics at White House, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, and learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Washington DC day trip planner.

Traveling by train from Philadelphia to Washington DC takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Washington DC sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Nashville.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Nashville

— 5 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Nashville side-trips: Historic Thomas Drugs (in Cross Plains), National Corvette Museum (in Bowling Green) and Mammoth Cave National Park (Green River, Echo River, &more). The adventure continues: witness the site of a historic battle at Lotz House Museum, examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Nashville trip planner.

Fly from Washington DC to Nashville in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) 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 5th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Atlanta.

Things to do in Nashville

Parks · Museums · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Atlanta

— 5 nights

The Capital of the South

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Atlanta: Hills & Dales Estate (in LaGrange), River Rafting & Tubing (in Ducktown) and Boundary Waters Park (in Douglasville). Next up on the itinerary: deepen your understanding at Build an Ark Animal Rescue, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, admire the masterpieces at Booth Western Art Museum, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Georgia Aquarium.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Atlanta trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Nashville to Atlanta takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Nashville to Atlanta is 1 hour. In August in Atlanta, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 25°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can go by car to Birmingham.

Things to do in Atlanta

Tours · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Birmingham

— 3 nights

Magic City

Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Birmingham: Jules J. Berta Vineyards & Pizza (in Albertville), John Maner's Pro Fishing Guide Service (in Guntersville) and Cahaba River National Wildlife Refuge (in West Blocton). There's much more to do: indulge your taste buds at Red Clay Tours, don't miss a visit to Alabama Veterans Memorial Park, and see the interesting displays at Paul W. Bryant Museum.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Birmingham trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Atlanta to Birmingham in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In August, daily temperatures in Birmingham can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Birmingham

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Nightlife
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.