49 days in United States Itinerary

49 days in United States Itinerary

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49 days in United States Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
2
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Nashville
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h 30​min
4
New York City
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  3​h
5
Boston
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
6
Denver
— 4 nights
Drive:  30​min
7
Boulder
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + taxi:  4​h 15​min
8
Sedona
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
9
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
10
Phoenix
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
11
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h
12
Wawona
— 6 nights
Drive:  6​h
13
Mount Shasta
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h
End: San Francisco

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mount Tamalpais State Park and Big Basin Redwoods State Park. When in San Francisco, make a side trip to see Natural Bridges State Beach in Santa Cruz, approximately 1h 35 min away. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Grace Cathedral, immerse yourself in nature at Golden Gate National Recreation Area, let little ones run wild at Portsmouth Square, and make a trip to Alamo Square.

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

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to San Francisco. August in San Francisco sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 59°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Golden Gate National Recreation Area, Big Basin Redwoods State Park, Mount Tamalpais State Park, Natural Bridges State Beach, Battery Spencer
Highlights from your plan
Aquarium of the Bay ©
Aquarium of the Bay
Mount Tamalpais State Park ©
Mount Tamalpais State Park
Big Basin Redwoods State Park ©
Big Basin Redwoods State Park

2
nights
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Fishing Charters & Tours and Earth Odyssey. There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Lake Pontchartrain, steep yourself in history at Hermann-Grima House, take a stroll through Faubourg Marigny, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Augustine Church.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the New Orleans online trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from San Francisco to New Orleans in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco to New Orleans, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in August: highs in New Orleans hover around 82°F, while lows dip to 82°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in New Orleans

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Lake Pontchartrain ©
Lake Pontchartrain
Earth Odyssey ©
Earth Odyssey

3
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League and Royal Range USA. There's lots more to do: glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, stroll around Edwin and Percy Warner Parks, examine the collection at Patsy Cline Museum, and get a sense of history and politics at Tennessee State Capitol.

For traveler tips and tourist information, read Nashville trip planner .

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Nashville takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from New Orleans in August, expect nights in Nashville to be a bit cooler, around 69°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 89°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Nashville

Fun & Games Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League ©
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Royal Range USA ©
Royal Range USA

5
nights
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Speed Boats Tours and The Oculus. Get out of town with these interesting New York City side-trips: Point Pleasant Beach (Jenkinson's Aquarium & Jenkinson's Boardwalk) and Ocean Grove Beach (in Ocean Grove). There's lots more to do: capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, take in panoramic vistas at Trump Tower, stroll around SeaGlass Carousel at The Battery, and appreciate the history behind Strawberry Fields, John Lennon Memorial.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the New York City online visit planner .

Getting from Nashville to New York City by combination of flight and bus takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Nashville in August, you will find days in New York City are little chillier (84°F), and nights are about the same (71°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to Boston.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Tours

Side Trips

Point Pleasant Beach, Ocean Grove Beach
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
Gulliver's Gate ©
Gulliver's Gate
Jenkinson's Boardwalk ©
Jenkinson's Boardwalk

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Boston

Boston ©
Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Parkers River Beach and Greenway Carousel. Get out of town with these interesting Boston side-trips: Cape Cod Canal (in Buzzards Bay) and Brewster Gardens (in Plymouth). There's lots more to do: deepen your understanding at Berklee College of Music, pause for some serene contemplation at The First Church of Christ, Scientist, appreciate the history behind Making Way for Ducklings Statues, and admire the landmark architecture of Marriott's Custom House.

For photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Boston day trip planning app .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to Boston takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect little chillier evenings in Boston when traveling from New York City in August, with lows around 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Parkers River Beach, Cape Cod Canal, Brewster Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Old South Church ©
Old South Church
Parkers River Beach ©
Parkers River Beach
Cape Cod Canal ©
Cape Cod Canal

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Denver

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Step off the beaten path and head to Hidee Gold Mine and Littleton Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Denver: Argo Mill and Tunnel (in Idaho Springs) and North Pole - Santa's Workshop (in Cascade). There's lots more to do: engage your brain at Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center, pause for some serene contemplation at Trinity United Methodist Church, see the interesting displays at National Ballpark Museum, and snap pictures at Denver Millennium Bridge.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Denver fast, fun, and easy.

Fly from Boston to Denver in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Boston to Denver due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Boston in August, expect slightly colder with lows of 58°F in Denver. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can go by car to Boulder.

Things to do in Denver

Museums Wildlife Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center, Argo Mill and Tunnel, Hidee Gold Mine, North Pole - Santa's Workshop, Littleton Museum
Highlights from your plan
Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center ©
Argo Mill and Tunnel ©
Argo Mill and Tunnel
Hidee Gold Mine ©
Hidee Gold Mine

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Boulder

Boulder ©
Located in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Boulder is a busy college town known for its progressive values and natural resource conservation.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): stroll through Sugarloaf Mountain, take in nature's colorful creations at Long's Iris Gardens, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Humane Society of Boulder Valley. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Liberty Puzzles and then hike along Anne U. White trail.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Boulder trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Boulder is just a stone's throw from Denver. September in Boulder sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Boulder

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Sugarloaf Mountain ©
Sugarloaf Mountain
Humane Society of Boulder Valley ©
Long's Iris Gardens ©
Long's Iris Gardens

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Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Flagstaff Extreme and Montezuma Well. Change things up with a short trip to Fort Verde State Historic Park in Camp Verde (about 48 minutes away). The adventure continues: trek along Doe Mountain Trail, take in the spiritual surroundings of Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park, learn about winemaking at Javelina Leap Vineyard, Winery & Bistro, and shop like a local with Village Gallery of Local Artists.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Sedona trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and taxi from Boulder to Sedona takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Boulder in September, with highs in Sedona at 85°F and lows at 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Montezuma Well, Fort Verde State Historic Park, Flagstaff Extreme, Javelina Leap Vineyard, Winery & Bistro
Highlights from your plan
Montezuma Well ©
Montezuma Well
Doe Mountain Trail ©
Doe Mountain Trail
Fort Verde State Historic Park ©
Fort Verde State Historic Park

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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like East Rim Drive and Moran Point. When in Grand Canyon National Park, make a side trip to see Mooney Falls in Supai, approximately 1h 05 min away. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Grandview Trail, admire the landmark architecture of Grand Canyon Railway Depot, get great views at Powell Point, and explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park visit planner.

Getting from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. When traveling from Sedona in September, plan for a bit cooler days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 75°F, while nights are cooler with lows around 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to drive to Phoenix.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Mooney Falls
Highlights from your plan
North Kaibab Trail ©
North Kaibab Trail
East Rim Drive ©
East Rim Drive
Inner Canyon ©
Inner Canyon

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Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson and Phoenix Police Museum. There's still lots to do: bet on your favorite at K1 Speed Phoenix, pause for some photo ops at Wesley Bolin Memorial Plaza, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix, and examine the collection at Martin Auto Museum.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Phoenix online journey planner .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Phoenix takes 4 hours. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September: high temperatures in Phoenix hover around 99°F and lows are around 78°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson ©
Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson
K1 Speed Phoenix ©
K1 Speed Phoenix
Encanto Park ©
Encanto Park

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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Salt Creek Beach and Pacific Marine Mammal Center. The adventure continues: pause for some photo ops at Rebel Without a Cause Monument, browse the collection at Los Angeles Central Library, get your game on at iFLY Hollywood, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles online attractions planner .

You can fly from Phoenix to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Phoenix to Los Angeles, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Phoenix in September, expect Los Angeles to be a bit cooler, temps between 85°F and 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Wawona.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Fun & Games Museums Parks

Side Trips

Pacific Marine Mammal Center, Salt Creek Beach
Highlights from your plan
Fantastic Race ©
Fantastic Race
Pacific Marine Mammal Center ©
Pacific Marine Mammal Center
iFLY Hollywood ©
iFLY Hollywood

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Wawona

Wawona ©
Wawona is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. Discover out-of-the-way places like Lembert Dome and Yosemite Valley Loop Trail. There's still lots to do: trek along Four Mile Trail, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, tour the pleasant surroundings at May Lake Trailhead, and explore the striking landscape at Cloud's Rest.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Wawona trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Los Angeles to Wawona. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Wawona, ranging from highs of 91°F to lows of 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Mount Shasta.

Things to do in Wawona

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
Highlights from your plan
Four Mile Trail ©
Four Mile Trail
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area ©
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area
Lembert Dome ©
Lembert Dome

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Mount Shasta

Mount Shasta ©
Mount Shasta is a city in Siskiyou County, California, at about 3600ft above sea level on the flanks of Mount Shasta, a prominent northern California landmark. On the 29th (Sun), glide through natural beauty at Mt. Shasta Nordic Center.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Mount Shasta trip itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Wawona to Mount Shasta in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Wawona in September, expect Mount Shasta to be slightly colder, temps between 79°F and 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mount Shasta

Outdoors Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
Mt. Shasta Nordic Center ©
Mt. Shasta Nordic Center

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