40 days in United States Itinerary

40 days in United States Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Wawona
— 3 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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Monument Valley
— 2 nights
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Salt Lake City
— 1 night
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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
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Keystone
— 1 night
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Washington DC
— 2 nights
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Salem
— 1 night
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Portland
— 3 nights
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New York City
— 5 nights
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Orlando
— 3 nights
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Miami
— 1 night
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Key West
— 3 nights
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Dallas
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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

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.
Popular historic sites such as Venice Canals Walkway and Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels are in your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Getty Center and California Science Center. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Petersen Automotive Museum, make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, and get a taste of the local shopping with The Grove.

For maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles vacation maker tool.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiports are Los Angeles International Airport, John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport, Ontario International Airport, San Bernardino International Airport and Edwards Air Force Base. June in Los Angeles sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
California Science Center ©
California Science Center
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Canals Walkway ©
Venice Canals Walkway

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 28th (Sun), take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Alcatraz Island. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Walt Disney Family Museum, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, then examine the collection at Cable Car Museum, and finally wander the streets of Union Square.

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

Getting from Los Angeles to San Francisco by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Los Angeles in June: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 25°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Wawona.

Things to do in San Francisco

Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Walt Disney Family Museum ©
Walt Disney Family Museum

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Wawona

Wawona ©
Wawona is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. Escape the urban bustle at Glacier Point and Vernal Fall. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Yosemite, Tunnel View and Cloud's Rest. Explore Wawona's surroundings by going to Yosemite National Park (Washburn Point, Sentinel Dome, &more). The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Chilnualna Falls and appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawona Hotel, National Historic Landmark.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Wawona online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Wawona takes 4 hours. While traveling from San Francisco, expect much warmer days and about the same nights in Wawona, ranging from highs of 41°C to lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Wawona

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, don't miss a visit to Powell Point, then take some stellar pictures from Maricopa Point, and finally examine the collection at Kolb Studio.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park online journey planner.

You can drive from Wawona to Grand Canyon National Park in 11 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Wawona to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Wawona in July, things will get slightly colder in Grand Canyon National Park: highs are around 34°C and lows about 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Nature · Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Yavapai Point ©
Yavapai Point
Inner Canyon ©
Inner Canyon
Kolb Studio ©
Kolb Studio

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Monument Valley

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. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire all the interesting features of Moki Dugway, then stroll around Sandstone Tours, then examine the collection at Goulding’s Trading Post Museum., and finally look for gifts at Navajo Jewelry and Design.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Monument Valley sightseeing planner.

Do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Monument Valley in 5.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, things will get a bit warmer in Monument Valley: highs are around 38°C and lows about 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can drive to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
Horseback Riding Tours
Moki Dugway ©
Moki Dugway

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Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City

Crossroads of the West

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.
To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Salt Lake City trip maker app.

Getting from Monument Valley to Salt Lake City by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Monument Valley in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Salt Lake City, with lows around 24°C. On the 8th (Wed), you'll travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Fun & Games

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): hike along Brink of the Lower Falls Trail. On the 9th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: witness a stunning natural landmark at West Thumb Geyser Basin, then get to know the fascinating history of Uncle Tom's Trail, and then identify plant and animal life at Lehardy's Rapids.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park day trip planning app.

You can drive from Salt Lake City to Yellowstone National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, shuttle, bus, and car. In July, Yellowstone National Park is cooler than Salt Lake City - with highs of 26°C and lows of 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Keystone.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Brink of the Lower Falls Trail ©
Brink of the Lower Falls Trail
Gibbon Falls ©
Gibbon Falls
Lone Star Geyser ©
Lone Star Geyser

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Keystone

Keystone ©

Home Of Mount Rushmore

Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Mount Rushmore National Memorial has been added to your itinerary. On the 11th (Sat), go for a walk through Sunday Gulch Trail, get a new perspective on nature at The Museum @ Black Hills Institute, then learn about winemaking at Twisted Pine Winery, and finally explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mount Rushmore National Memorial. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Sylvan Lake and then trek along Little Devil's Tower Trail.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Keystone road trip planning app.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Keystone in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of car, shuttle, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Keystone: highs are around 31°C and lows about 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Keystone

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Sylvan Lake ©
Sylvan Lake
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Twisted Pine Winery ©
Twisted Pine Winery

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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.
On the 13th (Mon), take in the exciting artwork at Torpedo Factory Art Center, wander the streets of Old Town, then explore the historical opulence of Smithsonian Institution Building, then explore the world behind art at Smithsonian American Art Museum, and finally get engrossed in the history at National Portrait Gallery. On the 14th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the streets of Georgetown, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral, then explore the world behind art at Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC planner.

Traveling by flight from Keystone to Washington DC takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Keystone in July: high temperatures in Washington DC hover around 37°C and lows are around 26°C. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Salem.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Smithsonian Institution Building ©
Smithsonian Institution Building

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Salem

Salem ©

Witch City

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 16th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Witch History Museum, look for gifts at The Coven's Cottage, then take an in-depth tour of Salem Witch Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Salem Maritime National Historic Site.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Salem trip itinerary maker app.

Drive from Washington DC to Salem in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a train. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Washington DC in July, with highs in Salem at 32°C and lows at 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Salem

Highlights from your plan
Witch History Museum ©
Witch History Museum
Salem Maritime National Historic Site ©
Salem Maritime National Historic Site
Salem Witch Museum ©
Salem Witch Museum

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Portland

Portland ©

The Forest City

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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Maine Jewish Museum, explore the engaging exhibits at Children's Museum and Theatre of Maine, then visit Old Port, and finally sample the fine beverages at Maine Craft Distilling.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Portland trip planner.

Getting from Salem to Portland by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Portland

Breweries & Distilleries · Museums · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Maine Craft Distilling ©
Maine Craft Distilling
Old Port ©
Old Port
Allagash Brewing Company ©
Allagash Brewing Company

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New York City

New York City

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.
Shop till you drop at SoHo and Chelsea Market. Step out of the city life by going to Independence National Historical Park and Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours. You'll find plenty of places to visit near New York City: Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt (in Hyde Park) and Independence Hall (in Philadelphia). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Paul's Chapel, don't miss a visit to Empire State Building, and wander the streets of Dumbo.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read New York City trip builder tool.

Drive from Portland to New York City in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Portland in July: high temperatures in New York City hover around 35°C and lows are around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in New York City

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt
Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt
Independence National Historical Park ©
Independence National Historical Park
Brooklyn Heights Promenade ©
Brooklyn Heights Promenade

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Orlando

Orlando ©

Theme Park Capital of the World

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 25th (Sat), get some fabulous bargains at Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe, then look for gifts at The LEGO Store, and finally laugh and play at Happily Ever After Fireworks. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Stetson Mansion, then explore the galleries of Marine Science Center, and then visit a coastal fixture at Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Orlando online trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from New York City to Orlando in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Orlando, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Orlando

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum ©
Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum
Stetson Mansion ©
Stetson Mansion

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Miami

Miami ©

Magic City

Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Miami trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Orlando to Miami in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. In July in Miami, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Miami

Tours · Museums · Neighborhoods · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Lock & Load Museum ©
Lock & Load Museum
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Wynwood ©
Wynwood

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Key West

Key West ©

Conch Republic

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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Dolphin Research Center and then see the vivid underwater world at Vandenberg Wreck. Here are some ideas for day two: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour and then find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Key West sightseeing website.

You can drive from Miami to Key West in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or take a bus. In July in Key West, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 32°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Key West

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center
Saint Mary Star of the Sea ©
Saint Mary Star of the Sea
Kayaking & Canoeing

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Dallas

Dallas

Big D

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.
To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Dallas trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by flight from Key West to Dallas takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, bus, and subway. The time zone difference when traveling from Key West to Dallas is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Key West in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Dallas: temperatures range from 41°C by day to 30°C at night. On the 31st (Fri), you're off to home.

Things to do in Dallas

Nightlife · Parks · Fun & Games · Museums

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