41 days in United States Itinerary

41 days in United States Itinerary

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41 days in United States Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Drive:  9​h 45​min
1
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
3
Albuquerque
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 30​min
4
Oklahoma City
— 1 night
Drive:  12​h
5
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Drive:  10​h 30​min
6
Orlando
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h
7
Miami
— 5 nights
Drive:  13​h 15​min
8
Atlantic Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
9
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
10
New York City
— 4 nights
Drive:  13​h 15​min
11
Chicago
— 3 nights
Drive:  33​h
End: San Francisco

3
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, shopping, casinos, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, shop like a local with The Strip, get your game on at The Roller Coaster, and take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas road trip planning app .

San Francisco to Las Vegas is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in June, expect Las Vegas to be much hotter, temps between 103°F and 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Roller Coaster ©
The Roller Coaster
The Strip ©
The Strip

1
night
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 28th (Fri): hike along South Kaibab Trail, take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, then explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, and finally get curious at Yavapai Geology Museum.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park online day trip planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect little chillier days and colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 85°F to lows of 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Yavapai Point ©
Yavapai Point

1
night
Albuquerque

Albuquerque ©
Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
On the 29th (Sat), engage your brain at The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History, then take in the dramatic natural features at Petroglyph National Monument, and then take a memorable tour with Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a new perspective on nature at Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, then engage your brain at Explora Science Center and Children's Museum of Albuquerque, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capilla de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Albuquerque trip itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Albuquerque in 6.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June: highs in Albuquerque hover around 93°F, while lows dip to 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Oklahoma City.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Museums Childrens Museums Tours
Highlights from your plan
Indian Pueblo Cultural Center ©
Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
Balloon Rides
Petroglyph National Monument ©
Petroglyph National Monument

1
night
Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City ©
Oklahoma City, known to many as the "Big Friendly," represents the political, cultural, and economic engine of the state of Oklahoma.
On the 2nd (Tue), get a new perspective on nature at Museum of Osteology, then engage your brain at Science Museum Oklahoma, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. Keep things going the next day: pause for some photo ops at Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum and then pause for some photo ops at Centennial Land Run Monument.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Oklahoma City travel route planner.

You can fly from Albuquerque to Oklahoma City in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Albuquerque to Oklahoma City. In July, daytime highs in Oklahoma City are 93°F, while nighttime lows are 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Oklahoma City

Museums Childrens Museums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Science Museum Oklahoma ©
Science Museum Oklahoma
Museum of Osteology ©
Museum of Osteology
Room Escape Games

3
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Attractions like Audubon Zoo and Audubon Aquarium of the Americas make great kid-friendly stops. And it doesn't end there: learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Louis Cathedral, don't miss a visit to French Quarter, and get to know the fascinating history of Garden District.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the New Orleans trip maker tool .

You can fly from Oklahoma City to New Orleans in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Oklahoma City in July, expect nights in New Orleans to be a bit warmer, around 80°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 80°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Orlando.

Things to do in New Orleans

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Audubon Zoo ©
Audubon Zoo
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas ©
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas

6
nights
Orlando

Orlando ©
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Universal Orlando Resort and Happily Ever After Fireworks. Have a day of magic on the 13th (Sat) at Magic Kingdom Park.

You can plan Orlando trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

You can drive from New Orleans to Orlando in 10.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to Orlando. Traveling from New Orleans in July, you will find days in Orlando are a bit warmer (91°F), and nights are a bit cooler (75°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Miami.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort
Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks

5
nights
Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Shark Valley and Collins Avenue. Get out of town with these interesting Miami side-trips: Bob Roth's New River Groves (in Davie) and Fort Lauderdale Beach (in Fort Lauderdale). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach, buy something for everyone on your list at Bayside Marketplace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Francis de Sales Catholic Church, and get to know the fascinating history of Lincoln Road.

For photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Miami online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Orlando to Miami takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 91°F in July, and nighttime lows around 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Atlantic Beach.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Outdoors Shopping

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Miracle Mile, Shark Valley, Fort Lauderdale Beach, Bob Roth's New River Groves
Highlights from your plan
South Beach ©
South Beach
Shark Valley ©
Shark Valley
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road

1
night
Atlantic Beach

Atlantic Beach ©
Atlantic Beach is a town in Carteret County, North Carolina, United States. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): admire nature's wide array of creatures at North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores, then admire the majestic nature at Fort Macon State Park, and then explore and take pictures at Fort Macon.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Atlantic Beach online trip builder .

Explore your travel options from Miami to Atlantic Beach with the Route module. Traveling from Miami in July, you will find days in Atlantic Beach are slightly colder (86°F), and nights are about the same (75°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Atlantic Beach

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores
Highlights from your plan
Fort Macon State Park ©
Fort Macon State Park

4
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.
Bring the kids along to National Air and Space Museum and National Zoological Park. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, ponder the world of politics at White House, and pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC trip planner .

Traveling by car from Atlantic Beach to Washington DC takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In July, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Theodore Roosevelt Island Park
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Zoological Park ©
National Zoological Park
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin

4
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.
Family-friendly places like Central Park and American Museum of Natural History will thrill your kids. The adventure continues: make a trip to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal, and take in the pleasant sights at The High Line.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the New York City online visit planner .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

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nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Bring the kids along to Museum of Science and Industry and Shedd Aquarium. There's much more to do: explore and take pictures at Wrigley Field, explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, see the interesting displays at The Field Museum, and don't miss a visit to Cloud Gate.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Chicago day trip planning tool .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to Chicago takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Chicago, with lows of 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Ragnarok Axe Throwing ©
Ragnarok Axe Throwing
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Lincoln Park Zoo ©
Lincoln Park Zoo

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