44 days in United States Itinerary

44 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States visit planner
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New York City
— 6 nights
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Tampa
— 2 nights
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Everglades National Park
— 2 nights
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Key West
— 2 nights
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Orlando
— 4 nights
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Cape Canaveral
— 2 nights
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Ocala
— 6 nights
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Tampa
— 1 day
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San Francisco
— 5 nights
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South Lake Tahoe
— 7 nights
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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Joshua Tree National Park
— 2 nights
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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New York City — 6 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: tour the pleasant surroundings at Central Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Brooklyn Botanic Garden, steep yourself in history at 9/11 Memorial, and take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the New York City driving holiday tool.

Zurich, Switzerland to New York City is an approximately 11-hour flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Zurich to New York City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Zurich in June, things will get somewhat warmer in New York City: highs are around 31°C and lows about 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Tampa.
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Tampa — 2 nights

Tampa ranks among the country's most livable cities, attracting newcomers with its growing economy and status as a major port on the Gulf of Mexico.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, observe the fascinating underwater world at The Florida Aquarium, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. Here are some ideas for day two: find something for the whole family at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Tampa holiday planning site.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Tampa takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New York City in June: high temperatures in Tampa hover around 38°C and lows are around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Everglades National Park.
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Everglades National Park — 2 nights

A vast expanse of pristine wetlands, Everglades National Park holds the distinction of being the largest tropical wilderness in the U.S. Overflow from Lake Okeechobee into the Florida Bay formed these wetlands, which are home to manatees, American crocodiles, Florida panthers, and an array of wading birds, land birds, and birds of prey.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): head off the coast to Long Pine Key, look for all kinds of wild species at Anhinga Trail, and then stroll through Gumbo Limbo Trail. On the 14th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Loop Road and then look for all kinds of wild species at Shark Valley Visitor Center.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Everglades National Park trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Tampa to Everglades National Park. June in Everglades National Park sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Key West.
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Key West — 2 nights

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.
On the 15th (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, look for gifts at Isle Cook Key West, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Audubon House & Tropical Gardens, and finally make a trip to Duval Street.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Key West tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Everglades National Park to Key West in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Key West are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Orlando.
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Orlando — 4 nights

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.
Pack the 18th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. Have a day of magic on the 20th (Tue) at Walt Disney World Resort. It doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at Universal's Islands of Adventure.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Orlando day trip planner.

You can fly from Key West to Orlando in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Key West in June, expect slightly colder with lows of 26°C in Orlando. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Cape Canaveral.
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Cape Canaveral — 2 nights

Cape Canaveral is a city in Brevard County, Florida. Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): see the interesting displays at Parker Brothers Concepts, then see what you can catch with a fishing tour, then try your luck at Victory Casino Cruises, and finally walk around Jetty Park Beach & Pier. On your second day here, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, then look for all kinds of wild species at Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, then look for all kinds of wild species at Canaveral National Seashore, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Cape Canaveral Lighthouse.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Cape Canaveral trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Orlando to Cape Canaveral takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. In June, daytime highs in Cape Canaveral are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Ocala.
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Ocala — 6 nights

Ocala is a city located in Northern Florida. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ocala: Eisenhower Regional Recreation Center (in The Villages), Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park (in Homosassa Springs) and Gainesville (Devil's Millhopper Geological State Park, Butterfly Rainforest, &more). The adventure continues: experience rural life at Farm Tours of Ocala, examine the collection at Don Garlits Museum of Drag Racing, stroll around Sholom Park, and immerse yourself in nature at Ichetucknee Springs State Park.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Ocala travel route planning website.

Traveling by car from Cape Canaveral to Ocala takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and shuttle; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. In June, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to drive to Tampa.
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Tampa — 1 day

Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): explore the world behind art at The Dali Museum, then take in the views from Sunshine Skyway Bridge, and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

For reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Tampa trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Ocala to Tampa takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Ocala in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 28°C in Tampa. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to San Francisco.
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San Francisco — 5 nights

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
When in San Francisco, make a side trip to see Muir Woods National Monument in Mill Valley, approximately Mill Valley away. There's much more to do: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, get curious at Exploratorium, stop by SoMa, and don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge.

Start your trip to San Francisco by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Fly from Tampa to San Francisco in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. In June, San Francisco is much colder than Tampa - with highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to South Lake Tahoe.
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South Lake Tahoe — 7 nights

High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around South Lake Tahoe: Sand Harbor (in Incline Village), Hellman-Ehrman Mansion (in Tahoe City) and Reno (Reno Arch, National Automobile Museum, &more). The adventure continues: savor the flavors at Wine Tours From Tahoe, look for all kinds of wild species at Van Sickle Bi-State Park, step into the grandiose world of Vikingsholm, and stroll through Mt. Tallac Trail.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the South Lake Tahoe day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to South Lake Tahoe takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from San Francisco, expect a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in South Lake Tahoe, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park — 1 night

With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
On the 12th (Wed), explore the stunning scenery at Kings Canyon National Park, make a trip to General Sherman Tree, and then explore the striking landscape at Moro Rock Trail.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park online travel route planner.

Getting from South Lake Tahoe to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park by car takes about 7 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from South Lake Tahoe in July; daily highs in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park reach 43°C and lows reach 22°C. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Joshua Tree National Park.
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Joshua Tree National Park — 2 nights

Joshua Tree National Park takes its name from the Joshua tree, a twisted, spiky tree with bayonet-shaped leaves at the top that's one of the few plant species hardy enough to thrive in the extreme climate of the Mojave Desert.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Cholla Cactus Garden, then appreciate the views at Hidden Valley Nature Trail, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Skull Rock.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Joshua Tree National Park road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Joshua Tree National Park in 8 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in July, Joshua Tree National Park is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to fly to San Francisco.
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San Francisco — 2 nights

Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): go for a walk through Lombard Street and then shop like a local with Union Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sun): take in the pleasant sights at Fisherman's Wharf, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Alcatraz Island, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip planner.

Fly from Joshua Tree National Park to San Francisco in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Joshua Tree National Park in July, things will get cooler in San Francisco: highs are around 26°C and lows about 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to fly back home.
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United States travel guide

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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.
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