46 days in United States Itinerary

46 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Thomaston
Drive:  27 h 15 min
1
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h
3
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
4
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
5
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  5 h 30 min
6
Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  6 h 45 min
7
Chicago
— 4 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h 45 min
8
New York City
— 6 nights
Fly + Subway:  3 h 15 min
9
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Subway + Fly:  4 h 15 min
10
Orlando, Florida
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  4 h 45 min
End: Thomaston

5
nights
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.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: hike along North Kaibab Trail, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Lipan Point, and stroll through South Kaibab Trail.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker tool.

Thomaston to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 16.5- hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Thomaston to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Thomaston in September, plan for a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 75°F by day to 43°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
North Kaibab Trail ©
North Kaibab Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

4
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Las Vegas: Boulder City (Tom Devlin's Monster Museum & Hoover Dam). There's much more to do: make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, try to win big at Paris Las Vegas, get interesting insight from Tours, and get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip app.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, expect nights in Las Vegas to be much warmer, around 71°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 93°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Tours Shopping

Side Trip

Boulder City
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
The Strip ©
The Strip

5
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and immerse yourself in nature at Topanga State Park.

For maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles travel route planner.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in September; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 85°F and lows reach 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Fantastic Race ©
Fantastic Race
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, engage your brain at Exploratorium, and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read San Francisco trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in September; daily highs in San Francisco reach 76°F and lows reach 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Tours Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

2
nights
Seattle

Seattle ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, then don't miss a visit to Space Needle, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally pick up some local products at Pike Place Market. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum, then take in the exciting artwork at Glasshouse Studio, and then see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Seattle tour website.

You can fly from San Francisco to Seattle in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. September in Seattle sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 56°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

6
nights
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.
Take a break from Yellowstone National Park with a short trip to Grand Teton in Grand Teton National Park, about 1h 30 min away. Spend the 28th (Sat) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, identify plant and animal life at Lamar Valley, take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lake Butte Overlook.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

Getting from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park by combination of flight and car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. While traveling from Seattle, expect little chillier days and colder nights in Yellowstone National Park, ranging from highs of 60°F to lows of 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Yellowstone Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake

4
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, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, and ponder the design of Buckingham Fountain.

Make your Chicago itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Chicago by combination of car and flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September: highs in Chicago hover around 78°F, while lows dip to 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

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
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Shedd Aquarium ©
Shedd Aquarium

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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Central Park, take some stellar pictures from Top of the Rock, explore the galleries of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and take in the pleasant sights at The High Line.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the New York City day trip website.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Chicago to New York City in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Chicago in October, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 57°F in New York City. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

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

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.
Step out of Washington DC to go to Gettysburg and see Gettysburg National Military Park, which is approximately 1h 40 min away. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at National Zoological Park, see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Washington DC trip simple and quick.

Getting from New York City to Washington DC by combination of flight and subway takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Washington DC are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Gettysburg National Military Park
Highlights from your plan
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

4
nights
Orlando, Florida

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.
Orlando is known for theme parks, nightlife, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: discover the magic at Magic Kingdom Park, find something for the whole family at Universal's Islands of Adventure, take in nature's colorful creations at Harry P. Leu Gardens, and test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Game Orlando.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Orlando trip planner.

You can do a combination of subway and flight from Washington DC to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Orlando: highs are around 85°F and lows about 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Parks Museums

Side Trip

Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
Highlights from your plan
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort

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