49 days in United States Itinerary

49 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip itinerary builder

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Honolulu, Oahu
— 2 nights
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
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Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
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Las Vegas
— 4 nights
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Seattle
— 2 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
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Chicago
— 2 nights
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New Orleans
— 2 nights
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Orlando
— 3 nights
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Washington DC
— 3 nights
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New York City
— 7 nights
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Honolulu, Oahu

— 2 nights

Big Pineapple

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): explore the activities along Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, then take in the pleasant sights at Diamond Head State Monument, and then stroll the grounds of USS Arizona Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Manoa Falls and then enjoy the sand and surf at Waikiki Beach.

For maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Honolulu road trip planning app.

Mumbai, India to Honolulu is an approximately 25-hour flight. You'll gain 15.5 hours traveling from Mumbai to Honolulu due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Mumbai in May, expect Honolulu to be slightly colder, temps between 34°C and 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

San Francisco

— 3 nights

City by the Bay

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: make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, and get curious at Exploratorium.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco online itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Honolulu to San Francisco takes 8 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Honolulu to San Francisco is 2 hours. Traveling from Honolulu in May, expect San Francisco to be slightly colder, temps between 24°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Neighborhoods · Museums · Historic Sites

Yosemite National Park

— 4 nights
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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, stroll through Tuolumne Meadows, and get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip planning site.

Drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from San Francisco in May since evenings lows in Yosemite National Park dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Los Angeles

— 4 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 24th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Santa Monica Pier, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Forever Cemetery.

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You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 6 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, you will find days in Los Angeles are a bit warmer (28°C), and nights are warmer (17°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Grand Canyon National Park

— 3 nights
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 28th (Tue), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Hopi Point, don't miss a visit to Grand Canyon Village, and stroll through Rim Trail.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. Traveling from Los Angeles in May, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be colder, around 0°C, while days are little chillier, around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Las Vegas

— 4 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Take a break from Las Vegas with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City, about 50 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, and examine the collection at The Mob Museum.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas road trip planning tool.

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, you will find days in Las Vegas are a bit warmer (36°C), and nights are warmer (20°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Seattle

— 2 nights

Emerald City

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 4th (Tue): enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and finally observe the fascinating underwater world at Seattle Aquarium. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, then explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum, and then wander the streets of Pike Place Market.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Seattle online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Seattle takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in June, expect Seattle to be colder, temps between 27°C and 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Yellowstone National Park

— 3 nights

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Blue Star Spring, contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lake Butte Overlook.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park trip website.

You can fly from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Seattle in June, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in Yellowstone National Park: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 1°C at night. You'll set off for Chicago on the 9th (Sun).

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Chicago

— 2 nights

Windy City

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, get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, don't miss a visit to Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, and get in on the family fun at Fox in a Box Chicago.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Chicago road trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Yellowstone National Park to Chicago takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, taxi, and train. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June: highs in Chicago hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

New Orleans

— 2 nights

The Big Easy

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
On the 13th (Thu), see the interesting displays at The National WWII Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Garden District, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of St. Louis Cathedral, get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter, and then stroll around New Orleans City Park.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the New Orleans trip tool.

Fly from Chicago to New Orleans in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Chicago in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in New Orleans, with lows of 33°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods

Orlando

— 3 nights

Theme Park Capital of the World

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 15th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. Have a day of magic on the 16th (Sun) at Walt Disney World Resort. It doesn't end there: make an unforgettable trip to Magic Kingdom Park and find something for the whole family at Universal Orlando Resort.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Orlando visit planner.

Fly from New Orleans to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from New Orleans to Orlando is 1 hour. When traveling from New Orleans in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Orlando, with highs around 38°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks

Washington DC

— 3 nights
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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Washington DC trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Washington DC takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Orlando in June: highs in Washington DC hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

New York City

— 7 nights

Big Apple

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: make a trip to Central Park, wander the streets of Times Square, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, and explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our New York City trip planner.

You can take a train from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. When traveling from Washington DC in June, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in New York City: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
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.