41 days in United States Itinerary

41 days in United States Itinerary

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1
Boston
— 4 nights
2
New York City
— 6 nights
3
Washington DC
— 3 nights
4
San Francisco
— 4 nights
5
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
6
Honolulu
— 8 nights
7
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
8
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
9
Washington DC
— 2 nights

4
nights
Boston

Boston ©
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Copley Square. Waterfront and New England Holocaust Memorial are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will get to explore John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library and The Mapparium. Step out of Boston to go to Salem and see The House of the Seven Gables, which is approximately 42 minutes away. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Beacon Hill, get a taste of the local shopping with Faneuil Hall Marketplace, pause for some photo ops at Bunker Hill Monument, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Quincy Market.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Boston journey builder tool.

Sydney, Australia to Boston is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Boston is minus 15 hours. In June, Boston is somewhat warmer than Sydney - with highs of °C and lows of °C. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Wed) before leaving for New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

The House of the Seven Gables, Harvard University
Highlights from your plan
Waterfront ©
Waterfront
Beacon Hill ©
Beacon Hill
The House of the Seven Gables ©
The House of the Seven Gables

6
nights
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.
Head to SoHo and Chelsea Marketfor some retail therapy. Museum-lovers will get to explore The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Met Cloisters. Explore New York City's surroundings by going to Hyde Park (Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt, Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site, &more). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at New York Public Library, appreciate the extensive heritage of Brooklyn Heights Promenade, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and take a stroll through Dumbo.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our New York City route planner.

Traveling by flight from Boston to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June in New York City, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Hyde Park, Brooklyn
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt ©
Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt

3
nights
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine. Visit The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Chatham Manor (in Fredericksburg), Baltimore (Fell's Point & The Walters Art Museum) and National Museum of the Marine Corps (in Triangle). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, admire the masterpieces at Smithsonian American Art Museum, take in the history at Manassas National Battlefield Park, and take a stroll through Old Town.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Washington DC route builder site.

Traveling by train from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. While traveling from New York City, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Washington DC, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Baltimore, The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Manassas National Battlefield Park, Old Town, Chatham Manor
Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
National Museum of the Marine Corps ©
National Museum of the Marine Corps

4
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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Alcatraz Island and Walt Disney Family Museum. Appreciate the collections at California State Railroad Museum and Cable Car Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Crocker Art Museum (in Sacramento), VJB Cellars (in Kenwood) and Muir Woods National Monument (in Mill Valley). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Marin Headlands, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lands End, walk around Lincoln Park, and contemplate the long history of Fort Point.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco day trip website.

You can fly from Washington DC to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and subway. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Washington DC to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Washington DC in June, expect San Francisco to be little chillier, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Sacramento, VJB Cellars, Marin Headlands, Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
California State Railroad Museum ©
California State Railroad Museum
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands

3
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Mission San Juan Capistrano and Petersen Automotive Museum. The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens and Battleship USS Iowa Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, look for gifts at LA Farmers' Market, and learn more about the world around you at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in June, expect Los Angeles to be a bit warmer, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Mission San Juan Capistrano, The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Mission San Juan Capistrano ©
Mission San Juan Capistrano
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

8
nights
Honolulu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Waikiki Beach as well as Paradise Air Hang Gliding. Escape the urban bustle at Kailua Beach Park and Photography Tours. Step off the beaten path and head to Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Swim with Dolphins. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Honolulu: Kailua (Lanikai Beach & Kayaking & Canoeing), Ko Olina Lagoons (in Kapolei) and Byodo-In Temple (in Kaneohe). The adventure continues: hike along Makapuu Lighthouse Trail, go for a walk through Diamond Head State Monument, stroll the grounds of USS Arizona Memorial, and examine the collection at Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Honolulu trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Honolulu takes 8 hours. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, expect Honolulu to be somewhat warmer, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Kailua, Pupukea, Waimanalo, Ko Olina Lagoons
Highlights from your plan
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
Lanikai Beach ©
Lanikai Beach
Makapuu Lighthouse Trail ©
Makapuu Lighthouse Trail

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nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
On the 7th (Sun), identify plant and animal life at Nature Center at Happy Isles, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, look for all kinds of wild species at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, thentake some stellar pictures from Valley View, thenview the masterpieces at Ansel Adams Gallery, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Washburn Point, take in the dramatic scenery at Chilnualna Falls, appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawona Hotel, National Historic Landmark, thenget great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, thenexplore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, and finally explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park vacation planning website.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Honolulu to Yosemite National Park in 13.5 hours. Traveling from Honolulu to Yosemite National Park, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Honolulu, expect slightly colder days and much colder nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): take in breathtaking views at S Rim Trail, thenget to know the fascinating history of Uncle Tom's Trail, thentake in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic natural features at Petrified Tree, steep yourself in history at Fort Yellowstone Historic District, take in the dramatic scenery at Tower Fall, thentake in the natural beauty of Steamboat Geyser, and finally explore the striking landscape of Artists’ Paintpots.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Yellowstone National Park trip simple and quick.

You can fly from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, shuttle, and taxi; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park is 1 hour. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, things will get slightly colder in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Uncle Tom's Trail ©
Uncle Tom's Trail
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

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Washington DC

Washington DC ©
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, thenexamine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and then take an in-depth tour of National Museum of African American History and Culture. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, explore the galleries of National Gallery of Art - Sculpture Garden, examine the collection at The National Archives Museum, explore the world behind art at Smithsonian Institution Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, thensee the interesting displays at National Postal Museum, and finally admire the masterpieces at The Phillips Collection.

Before you visit Washington DC, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Washington DC by flight takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Washington DC, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, expect nights in Washington DC to be much hotter, around °C, while days are somewhat warmer, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Georgetown ©
Georgetown
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum