41 days in United States Itinerary

41 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States sightseeing planner
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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas
— 4 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
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Rachel
— 1 night
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Salt Lake City
— 1 night
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Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights
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Seattle
— 4 nights
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
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Los Angeles
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San Diego
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New York City
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Los Angeles — 2 nights

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, then walk around Tongva Park, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Santa Monica Pier, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Montana Avenue. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat): get in on the family fun at Disneyland Park.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles tour itinerary planner.

Brisbane, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Brisbane to Los Angeles is minus 18 hours. Traveling from Brisbane in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 30°C and lows about 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Las Vegas.
Theme Parks · Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods
Side Trips

Las Vegas — 4 nights

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Go for a jaunt from Las Vegas to Boulder City to see Hoover Dam about 50 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, try your luck at Casino At The Venetian, and take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas day trip website.

Fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, you will find days in Las Vegas are much warmer (47°C), and nights are a bit warmer (32°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.
Parks · Shopping · Museums · Nature
Side Trip

Grand Canyon National Park — 5 nights

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 7th (Thu), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, hike along South Kaibab Trail, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park day trip planner.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in July; daily highs in Grand Canyon National Park reach 34°C and lows reach 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Rachel.
Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Rachel — 1 night

Rachel is a census-designated place (CDP) in Lincoln County, Nevada, United States. Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Area 51 and then take a memorable drive along Extraterrestrial Highway.

Plan trip to Rachel with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Rachel in 7 hours. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, Rachel is a bit warmer at night with lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Salt Lake City.
Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Salt Lake City — 1 night

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.
On the 13th (Wed), take in nature's colorful creations at Red Butte Garden, then explore the stunning scenery at Big Cottonwood Canyon, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Madeleine.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Salt Lake City day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Rachel to Salt Lake City takes 6.5 hours. Traveling from Rachel to Salt Lake City, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Rachel in July; daily highs in Salt Lake City reach 41°C and lows reach 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Yellowstone National Park.
Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Yellowstone National Park — 6 nights

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin, take in the natural beauty of Beehive Geyser, and stroll through Inspiration Point.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park online tour planner.

You can fly from Salt Lake City to Yellowstone National Park in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Salt Lake City in July; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 26°C and lows reach 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Seattle.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Seattle — 4 nights

Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Step out of Seattle with an excursion to Hurricane Ridge in Olympic National Park--about 2 hours away. The adventure continues: take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium, see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Seattle trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Seattle: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to fly to San Francisco.
Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums
Side Trip

San Francisco — 4 nights

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for sightseeing, nature, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Alcatraz Island, stroll around Golden Gate Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, and examine the collection at Musee Mecanique.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco attractions planning website.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to San Francisco takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Seattle in July: highs in San Francisco hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to fly to Los Angeles.
Parks · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Childrens Museums

Los Angeles — 2 nights

On the 28th (Thu), admire the landmark architecture of Bradbury Building, then find something for the whole family at Disney California Adventure Park, and then catch some excitement at Radiator Springs Racers. Keep things going the next day: explore and take pictures at Mulholland Drive, then shop like a local with Two Rodeo Drive, then get advice or help at Paley Center for Media, and finally walk around Will Rogers Memorial Park.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles route planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in July, with highs in Los Angeles at 33°C and lows at 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to go by car to San Diego.
Parks · Fun & Games · Theme Parks · Museums
Side Trips

San Diego — 5 nights

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens in Encinitas (about 32 minutes away). There's much more to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mission Beach Park, examine the collection at Mingei International Museum, and admire the landmark architecture of Marston House Museum.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the San Diego itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. When traveling from Los Angeles in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in San Diego: temperatures range from 29°C by day to 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to New York City.
Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
Side Trip

New York City — 5 nights

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for sightseeing, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Central Park, admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal, steep yourself in history at 9/11 Memorial, and admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the New York City route planning website.

You can fly from San Diego to New York City in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from San Diego to New York City. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Diego in August: highs in New York City hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 25°C. On the 9th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.
Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Beaches
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.