50 days in United States Itinerary

50 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip itinerary planner
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Los Angeles
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Yellowstone National Park
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Nashville
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Washington DC
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New York City
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Charleston
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Miami
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New Orleans
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Houston
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Dallas
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Grand Canyon National Park
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Las Vegas
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Yosemite National Park
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San Francisco
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Los Angeles — 2 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Santa Monica (Bergamot Station & 26-Mile Bike Path) and Disneyland Park (in Anaheim). There's much more to do: take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, examine the collection at The Getty Center, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica Bay.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Los Angeles day trip planning site.

Melbourne, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Los Angeles is minus 18 hours. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in August; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 34°C and lows reach 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Yellowstone National Park.
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Yellowstone National Park — 7 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 sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, witness a stunning natural landmark at Beehive Geyser, appreciate the extensive heritage of Uncle Tom's Trail, and take in the dramatic natural features at Lower Geyser Basin.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park trip site.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Yellowstone National Park in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Los Angeles to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are a bit cooler (24°C), and nights are colder (3°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Nashville.
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Nashville — 2 nights

Music City U.S.A.

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, sample the fine beverages at Ole Smoky Distillery & Yee-Haw Brewery, then sample the fine beverages at Tennessee Legend Distillery, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Nelson's Green Brier Distillery. On the next day, sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry, and then stop by Smith Creek Moonshine.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Nashville trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Nashville by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Nashville due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, things will get warmer in Nashville: highs are around 34°C and lows about 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Washington DC.
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Washington DC — 5 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 sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at National Zoological Park, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Washington DC online trip maker.

You can fly from Nashville to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Washington DC due to the time zone difference. September in Washington DC sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to fly to New York City.
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New York City — 5 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.
Go for a jaunt from New York City to Brooklyn to see Coney Island about 30 minutes away. There's much more to do: stroll around Central Park, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, take some stellar pictures from Top of the Rock, and admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the New York City trip planner.

You can fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can fly to Charleston.
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Charleston — 2 nights

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): admire the majestic nature at Isle of Palms County Park and then capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sat): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then don't miss a visit to H.L. Hunley Submarine, and finally take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Charleston trip itinerary app.

You can fly from New York City to Charleston in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In September in Charleston, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Miami.
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Miami — 2 nights

Magic City

Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
On the 17th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens and then look for all kinds of wild species at Shark Valley Visitor Center. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the majestic nature at Oleta River State Park, take a stroll through Collins Avenue, then wander the streets of Lincoln Road, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Patrick Catholic Church.

To find other places to visit and tourist information, read Miami holiday builder.

Traveling by flight from Charleston to Miami takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Charleston in September, expect Miami to be a bit warmer, temps between 38°C and 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to fly to New Orleans.
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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 19th (Tue), examine the collection at Backstreet Cultural Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral, then make a trip to Jackson Square, and finally don't miss a visit to French Quarter. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, then get to know the fascinating history of Garden District, and then sample the fine beverages at The Sazerac House.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the New Orleans online trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Miami to New Orleans in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Miami in September: highs in New Orleans hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 33°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can fly to Houston.
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Houston — 1 night

Bayou City

Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
On the 21st (Thu), explore the different monuments and memorials at Glenwood Cemetery, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then explore the engaging exhibits at Children's Museum Houston, and finally stroll around Smither Park.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Houston trip planner.

You can fly from New Orleans to Houston in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New Orleans in September, expect nights in Houston to be slightly colder, around 28°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 38°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Dallas.
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Dallas — 1 night

Big D

One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
On the 22nd (Fri), see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, stop by Wild Bill's Western Store, then examine the collection at The Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Museum : The Samurai Collection, and finally appreciate the history behind Freedman's Memorial.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Dallas trip planner.

Getting from Houston to Dallas by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September in Dallas, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.
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Grand Canyon National Park — 5 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 26th (Tue), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Navajo Point, appreciate the extensive heritage of Bright Angel Point, and hike along Rim Trail.

Find out how to plan Grand Canyon National Park trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Dallas to Grand Canyon National Park in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Dallas to Grand Canyon National Park. When traveling from Dallas in September, plan for slightly colder days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 28°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.
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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.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, sightseeing, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian Resort, take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, and see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas attractions planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, you will find days in Las Vegas are a bit warmer (39°C), and nights are warmer (25°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.
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Yosemite National Park — 5 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, sightseeing, and trails. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, contemplate the waterfront views at Tenaya Lake, don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, and walk around Mariposa Grove.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Yosemite National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Las Vegas in October: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 22°C, while lows dip to -2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Francisco.
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San Francisco — 5 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 sightseeing, nature, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, stroll around Crissy Field, and go for a walk through Lombard Street.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read San Francisco online travel route planner.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in San Francisco, with highs around 26°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 15°C. On the 11th (Wed), you'll travel 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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