50 days in United States Itinerary

50 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States route planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

50 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Banff National Park
bus + Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
2
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
6
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  10​h 30​min
8
New Orleans
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
9
Orlando
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
10
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
11
New York City
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
12
Chicago
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  10​h 45​min
End: Banff National Park

3
nights
Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Take a break from Honolulu with a short trip to Kailua Beach Park in Kailua, about 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the galleries of USS Arizona Memorial, examine the collection at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, take in the pleasant sights at Diamond Head State Monument, and admire the sheer force of Manoa Falls.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Honolulu road trip planner .

Banff National Park, Canada to Honolulu is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Banff National Park to Honolulu. Traveling from Banff National Park in April, expect Honolulu to be much warmer, temps between 33°C and 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Kailua Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach

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, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the San Francisco travel route tool .

Getting from Honolulu to San Francisco by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Hawaii Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. When traveling from Honolulu in April, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

5
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
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, scenic drive, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, hike along Mono Pass Trail, and take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park journey planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi. When traveling from San Francisco in April, plan for little chillier days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 17°C, while nights are colder with lows around -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Anaheim (Disney California Adventure Park & Disneyland Park). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, admire the natural beauty at The Japanese Garden, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, and explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

To see more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles day trip app .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in April, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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.
Step out of San Diego with an excursion to Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens in Encinitas--about 30 minutes away. There's lots more to do: meet the residents at San Diego Zoo, tour the pleasant surroundings at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, and let little ones run wild at Balboa Park.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the San Diego road trip site .

Drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

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.
Take a break from Las Vegas with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City, about 50 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, make a trip to The Strip, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, and ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip builder app .

You can fly from San Diego to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from San Diego, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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, historic sites, wildlife, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: trek along Rim Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, don't miss a visit to Grand Canyon Village, and take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park journey planner .

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park. When traveling from Las Vegas in May, plan for little chillier days and colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

1
night
New Orleans

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.
On the 14th (Thu), admire the landmark architecture of St. Louis Cathedral and then walk around New Orleans City Park. On the next day, wander the streets of Garden District, then see the interesting displays at The National WWII Museum, and then don't miss a visit to Jackson Square.

Plan my New Orleans trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to New Orleans takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to New Orleans. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, New Orleans is much warmer at night with lows of 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

4
nights
Orlando

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, fun & games, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: find something for the whole family at Universal's Islands of Adventure, get your game on at Nomadic, discover the magic at Magic Kingdom Park, and test your team's savvy at The Escape Game Orlando.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Orlando trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Orlando takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from New Orleans in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Orlando, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

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

4
nights
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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Washington DC road trip tool .

You can fly from Orlando to Washington DC in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Orlando in May, things will get a bit cooler in Washington DC: highs are around 28°C and lows about 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin

5
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: go for a walk through Central Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center, and don't miss a visit to Grand Central Terminal.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the New York City trip itinerary planning tool .

Fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. While traveling from Washington DC, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in New York City, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Chicago.

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

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, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, walk around Millennium Park, get a new perspective on nature at Field Museum, and have some family-friendly fun at Fox in a Box Chicago.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Chicago online trip maker .

Do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Chicago in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to Chicago due to the time zone difference. In May, daytime highs in Chicago are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
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

Similar Plans

60 days in United States BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 51 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM May, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 60 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 60 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 60 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, museums, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 31 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA July, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 16 days in United States BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 42 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 22 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 31 days in United States BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND August, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 52 days in United States BY A USER FROM INDIA October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 60 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans