42 days in United States Itinerary

42 days in United States Itinerary

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42 days in United States Itinerary

Start: San Diego
1
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  7​h 30​min
3
Asheville
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
4
Williamsburg
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Washington DC
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
6
New York City
— 7 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  4​h 45​min
7
Twinsburg
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Findlay
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
9
Mackinac Island
— 1 day
Travel:  3​h 30​min
10
Gaylord
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
11
Chicago
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
12
Minneapolis
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
13
San Francisco
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: San Diego

3
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
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.
Spend the 25th (Tue) exploring the fascinating underwater world at SeaWorld San Diego. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at San Diego Zoo, let little ones run wild at Balboa Park, see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum, and admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read San Diego vacation maker tool .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to San Diego. In June, daytime highs in San Diego are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

5
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.
When in Las Vegas, make a side trip to see Hoover Dam in Boulder City, approximately 50 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas online route planner .

Getting from San Diego to Las Vegas by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Diego in June, plan for warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 103°F, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel to Asheville.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Tours Nature

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

2
nights
Asheville

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Asheville: Hartford (5 Rivers Adventures & River Rafting & Tubing) and Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Mount LeConte, Chimneys Picnic Area, & more).

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

You can do a combination of flight and car from Las Vegas to Asheville in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Asheville is 3 hours. When traveling from Las Vegas in July, plan for cooler days and little chillier nights in Asheville: temperatures range from 84°F by day to 65°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Asheville

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Hartford
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte
Chimneys Picnic Area ©
Chimneys Picnic Area

1
day
Williamsburg

Williamsburg ©
Founded in 1632 as a fortified settlement on the high ground between two rivers, Williamsburg served as a colonial capital of Virginia for over 80 years.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Colonial Williamsburg, step aboard Jamestown Settlement, and then explore and take pictures at College of William & Mary.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Williamsburg trip planner .

Getting from Asheville to Williamsburg by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Asheville in July; daily highs in Williamsburg reach 91°F and lows reach 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Washington DC.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg
Jamestown Settlement ©
Jamestown Settlement
College of William & Mary ©
College of William & Mary

5
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Washington DC: Gettysburg (Shriver House Museum, Victorian Photography Studio, & more). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, get a sense of history and politics at White House, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Washington DC trip planner .

Getting from Williamsburg to Washington DC by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in July, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gettysburg, John F. Kennedy Grave Site
Highlights from your plan
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

7
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, admire all the interesting features of The High Line, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, and admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the New York City tour itinerary planner .

Fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Twinsburg.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

1
night
Twinsburg

Twinsburg ©
Twinsburg is a city in Summit County, Ohio, United States about halfway between Akron and Cleveland. Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): try your luck at Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park and then walk around Liberty Park.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Twinsburg travel itinerary planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from New York City to Twinsburg. Traveling from New York City in July, things will get a bit cooler in Twinsburg: highs are around 80°F and lows about 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Findlay.

Things to do in Twinsburg

Fun & Games Casinos Parks

Side Trip

Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park
Highlights from your plan
Liberty Park ©
Liberty Park

1
night
Findlay

Findlay ©
Findlay is a city in and the county seat of Hancock County, Ohio, United States. On the 18th (Thu), take an in-depth tour of Hancock Historical Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Perennial Plant Peddler, then examine the collection at Northwest Ohio Railroad Preservation Inc., and finally explore the world behind art at Mazza Gallery Findlay.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Findlay day trip planning tool .

You can drive from Twinsburg to Findlay in 2.5 hours. July in Findlay sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 64°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Findlay

Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Hancock Historical Museum ©
Hancock Historical Museum
Perennial Plant Peddler ©
Perennial Plant Peddler

1
day
Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): brush up on your military savvy at Fort Mackinac, immerse yourself in nature at Mackinac Island State Park, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Arch Rock.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Mackinac Island day trip planning site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Findlay to Mackinac Island. Traveling from Findlay in July, things will get slightly colder in Mackinac Island: highs are around 73°F and lows about 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Gaylord.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Mackinac Island State Park ©
Mackinac Island State Park
Arch Rock ©
Arch Rock
Fort Mackinac ©
Fort Mackinac

1
night
Gaylord

Gaylord ©
Gaylord is a city in and the county seat of Otsego County, Michigan, United States. On the 20th (Sat), admire the majestic nature at Otsego Lake County Park, examine the collection at Call of the Wild Museum, and then walk around Gaylord's City Elk Park.

For maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Gaylord journey maker website .

Explore your travel options from Mackinac Island to Gaylord with the Route module. In July, daily temperatures in Gaylord can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Gaylord

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Gaylord's City Elk Park ©
Gaylord's City Elk Park
Call of the Wild Museum ©
Call of the Wild Museum
Otsego Lake County Park
Otsego Lake County Park

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nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, find something for the whole family at Navy Pier, see the interesting displays at The Field Museum, and explore and take pictures at Wrigley Field.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Chicago online travel planner .

Traveling by car from Gaylord to Chicago takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Gaylord in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Chicago, with lows around 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Minneapolis.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Wrigley Field ©
Wrigley Field
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

1
night
Minneapolis

Minneapolis ©
Located on both banks of the Mississippi River, Minneapolis salutes the state's love of the outdoors with numerous lakes, wetlands, creeks, and waterfalls--many connected to one another by a national scenic byway great for sightseeing.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Minneapolis Institute of Art, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Saint Paul, then have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game, and finally walk around Minnehaha Park.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Minneapolis sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Chicago to Minneapolis in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of subway, bus, and flight; or drive. In July in Minneapolis, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 65°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trip

Cathedral of Saint Paul
Highlights from your plan
Minnehaha Park ©
Minnehaha Park
Minneapolis Institute of Art ©
Minneapolis Institute of Art
Cathedral of Saint Paul ©
Cathedral of Saint Paul

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San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Go for a jaunt from San Francisco to Santa Rosa to see Charles M. Schulz Museum about 1h 25 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, get curious at Exploratorium, and explore the striking landscape of Alcatraz Island.

To find ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary builder site .

You can fly from Minneapolis to San Francisco in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Minneapolis to San Francisco is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Minneapolis in July, expect San Francisco to be a bit cooler, temps between 73°F and 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Tours Parks

Side Trip

Charles M. Schulz Museum
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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