50 days in United States Itinerary

50 days in United States Itinerary

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50 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Perth
Fly:  23​h 45​min
1
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
San Diego
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
6
Santa Fe
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
7
Roswell
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
8
Carlsbad Caverns National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 15​min
9
San Antonio
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
10
Austin
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 45​min
11
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
12
Memphis
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
13
Nashville
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
14
Atlanta
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
15
Savannah
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 45​min
16
Orlando
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
17
Miami
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
18
Washington DC
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
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Philadelphia
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
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New York City
— 3 nights
train:  3​h
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Boston
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 15​min
22
Niagara Falls
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h 15​min
23
Chicago
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h 30​min
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Sioux Falls
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
25
Keystone
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h 15​min
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Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h
27
Coeur d'Alene
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
28
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
29
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Perth

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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Getty Center and Griffith Observatory. Head to Abbot Kinney Boulevard and Annenberg Community Beach Housefor some retail therapy. Venture out of the city with trips to Santa Monica (Third Street Promenade & Montana Avenue) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Dana Point). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, browse the different shops at The Grove, shop like a local with Annenberg Space for Photography, and take an in-depth tour of La Brea Tar Pits and Museum.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles itinerary builder site .

Perth, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 24-hour flight. You'll gain 16 hours traveling from Perth to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Perth, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Two Rodeo Drive, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Annenberg Community Beach House ©
Annenberg Community Beach House
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

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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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mary, Star of the Sea Catholic Church.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the San Diego trip maker .

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, you will find days in San Diego are a bit cooler (29°C), and nights are about the same (23°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Wildlife Museums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

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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.
On the 7th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Sign and then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Strip. On the 8th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, examine the collection at Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum, then see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum, and finally ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas day trip website .

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Las Vegas takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Diego in July, plan for much hotter days and a bit warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 47°C by day to 32°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum, Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): take some stellar pictures from Lookout Studio, then examine the collection at Kolb Studio, and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker .

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. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in July, things will get cooler in Grand Canyon National Park: highs are around 34°C and lows about 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Nature Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Kolb Studio ©
Kolb Studio
Lookout Studio ©
Lookout Studio

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Monument Valley

Monument Valley ©
Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): make a trip to Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, then look for gifts at Monument Valley Navajo Market, and then examine the collection at Goulding’s Trading Post Museum..

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

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Monument Valley in 3.5 hours. In July, Monument Valley is somewhat warmer than Grand Canyon National Park - with highs of 38°C and lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can go by car to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Nature Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
Goulding’s Trading Post Museum. ©
Goulding’s Trading Post Museum.
Monument Valley Navajo Market ©
Monument Valley Navajo Market

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Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Loretto Chapel, take in the exciting artwork at Nedra Matteucci Galleries, then admire the masterpieces at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Andrew Smith Gallery, Inc..

For where to stay and tourist information, go to the Santa Fe trip site .

Drive from Monument Valley to Santa Fe in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In July, daily temperatures in Santa Fe can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to drive to Roswell.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Nedra Matteucci Galleries ©
Nedra Matteucci Galleries
Loretto Chapel ©
Loretto Chapel
Georgia O'Keeffe Museum ©
Georgia O'Keeffe Museum

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Roswell

Roswell ©
Famed as the site of a purported UFO crash in 1947, the Roswell of today offers much more than alien research opportunities.
On the 12th (Sun), stop by Alien Zone Area 51, then examine the collection at International UFO Museum and Research Center, then learn about winemaking at Pecos Flavors Winery, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Downtown Historic District.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Roswell visit planner.

Getting from Santa Fe to Roswell by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Santa Fe in July, with highs in Roswell at 42°C and lows at 23°C. On the 13th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Carlsbad Caverns National Park.

Things to do in Roswell

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan

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Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Carlsbad Caverns National Park ©
The canyons, cacti, and thorny bushes of the southern New Mexico desert hide one of the U.S.'s great subterranean geological wonders, Carlsbad Caverns National Park.
On the 13th (Mon), Head underground at Big Room.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Carlsbad Caverns National Park trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Roswell to Carlsbad Caverns National Park takes 2.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 42°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Big Room ©
Big Room

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San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral and then steep yourself in history at La Villita Historic Arts Village.

To find more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the San Antonio attractions tool .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Carlsbad Caverns National Park to San Antonio in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car, flight, and bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 43°C in July, and nighttime lows around 28°C. On the 15th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Austin.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
La Villita Historic Arts Village ©
La Villita Historic Arts Village
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk

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Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
On the 15th (Wed), snap pictures at Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Austin route builder website .

You can drive from San Antonio to Austin in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 43°C, and evening lows to 28°C. On the 16th (Thu), you'll travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Austin

Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats ©

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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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, then get to know the fascinating history of Garden District, then look for gifts at Faulkner House Books, and finally admire the landmark architecture of St. Louis Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sat): wander the streets of Royal Street, hunt for treasures at Frenchmen Street, and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

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

You can fly from Austin to New Orleans in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Austin in July, expect nights in New Orleans to be about the same, around 31°C, while days are slightly colder, around 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Memphis.

Things to do in New Orleans

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Nature & Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

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Memphis

Memphis ©
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
Get a sense of the local culture at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel and Beale Street. Sun Studio and The Peabody Ducks will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Memphis: Hampson Museum State Park (in Wilson), Horseshoe Tunica (in Tunica) and Covington's Historic Square (in Covington). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum, explore the galleries of Ducks Unlimited Waterfowling Heritage Center, and stop by Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid.

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

Traveling by car from New Orleans to Memphis takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in July: highs in Memphis hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Horseshoe Tunica, Hampson Archeological Museum State Park, Covington's Historic Square
Highlights from your plan
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio
Horseshoe Tunica ©
Horseshoe Tunica

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Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Lotz House Museum, see the interesting displays at RCA Studio B, then take an in-depth tour of The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, and finally wander the streets of Downtown Nashville. Here are some ideas for day two: immerse yourself in nature at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, and then steep yourself in history at Andrew Jackson's Hermitage.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Nashville trip site .

Traveling by car from Memphis to Nashville takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe ©
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe

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Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): see the interesting displays at High Museum of Art, then view the masterpieces at Center for Civil and Human Rights, and then contemplate the long history of Centennial Olympic Park.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Atlanta tour planner.

You can fly from Nashville to Atlanta in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Atlanta due to the time zone difference. July in Atlanta sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Savannah.

Things to do in Atlanta

Museums Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
Center for Civil and Human Rights ©
Center for Civil and Human Rights
High Museum of Art ©
High Museum of Art
Centennial Olympic Park ©
Centennial Olympic Park

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Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, take in the exciting artwork at Signature Gallery, see the interesting displays at American Prohibition Museum, then brush up on your military savvy at Webb Military Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, and finally take a stroll through Savannah Historic District.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Savannah travel route planner .

Fly from Atlanta to Savannah in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can drive to Orlando.

Things to do in Savannah

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force
Highlights from your plan
Webb Military Museum ©
Webb Military Museum
Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist ©
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

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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.
To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Orlando road trip app .

You can drive from Savannah to Orlando in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In July, daytime highs in Orlando are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. You'll set off for Miami on the 26th (Sun).

Things to do in Orlando

Outdoors Tours Parks

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Miami

Miami ©
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 26th (Sun), examine the collection at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, then enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Bayside Marketplace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Mon): take in the exciting artwork at Britto Central and then explore the world behind art at Wynwood Walls.

For where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Miami visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Miami takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. July in Miami sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Miami

Museums Shopping Outdoors

Side Trip

Miami Beach
Highlights from your plan
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ©
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
South Beach ©
South Beach
Wynwood Walls ©
Wynwood Walls

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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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, then learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, then examine the collection at The National Archives Museum, and finally explore the activities along Tidal Basin. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art and then take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Washington DC day trip planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Miami to Washington DC takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Miami in July since evenings lows in Washington DC dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Philadelphia road trip planning app .

Traveling by train from Washington DC to Philadelphia takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Philadelphia sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow time for the train ride to New York City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Reading Terminal Market ©
Reading Terminal Market
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall

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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.
Appreciate the collections at 9/11 Memorial and New York Public Library. Times Square and The Metropolitan Museum of Art are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Fifth Avenue, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Hamilton Grange National Memorial, and grab your bike and head to East River Waterfront Esplanade.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the New York City trip planning site .

Traveling by train from Philadelphia to New York City takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in New York City are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Boston.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Times Square ©
Times Square

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail. On your second day here, explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, get engrossed in the history at USS Constitution Museum, then wander the streets of North End, and finally browse the different shops at Faneuil Hall Marketplace.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Boston trip builder .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Boston in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City in August, Boston is a bit cooler at night with lows of 21°C. On the 4th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail
The Paul Revere House ©
The Paul Revere House

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Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Niagara Falls travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Boston to Niagara Falls by combination of flight and bus takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 19°C. On the 5th (Wed), you're off toChicago.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Outdoors Tours

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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 5th (Wed), admire the striking features of Chicago Cultural Center and then get to know the fascinating history of Millennium Park.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Chicago tour planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Niagara Falls to Chicago takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Niagara Falls to Chicago, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Niagara Falls in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 22°C in Chicago. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Sioux Falls.

Things to do in Chicago

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Magnificent Mile ©
The Magnificent Mile
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Chicago Cultural Center ©
Chicago Cultural Center

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Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls ©
Sioux Falls is the largest city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Joseph Cathedral and then don't miss a visit to Michelangelo's David replica.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Sioux Falls trip planning website .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Chicago to Sioux Falls takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Chicago in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Sioux Falls, with lows around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can go by car to Keystone.

Things to do in Sioux Falls

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
St. Joseph Cathedral ©
St. Joseph Cathedral

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Keystone

Keystone ©
Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
On the 8th (Sat), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mount Rushmore National Memorial, then take some stellar pictures from Breezy Point Picnic Area, then take in the exciting artwork at Insideout, and finally do a tasting at Prairie Berry Winery.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Keystone trip builder app .

Getting from Sioux Falls to Keystone by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Sioux Falls in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Keystone, with lows of 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Keystone

Nature Parks Wineries

Side Trip

Hill City
Highlights from your plan
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Prairie Berry Winery ©
Prairie Berry Winery
Breezy Point Picnic Area ©
Breezy Point Picnic Area

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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.
On the 9th (Sun), stop by Fishing Bridge General Store.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary app .

Getting from Keystone to Yellowstone National Park by combination of flight and car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Keystone in August, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 24°C and lows at 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can go by car to Coeur d'Alene.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Artist Point ©
Artist Point
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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Coeur d'Alene

Coeur d'Alene ©
Coeur d'Alene is the largest city and county seat of Kootenai County, Idaho, United States. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): view the masterpieces at The Art Spirit Gallery and then look for all kinds of wild species at Tubbs Hill Nature Trails.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Coeur d'Alene planner .

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Coeur d'Alene in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car, flight, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August: high temperatures in Coeur d'Alene hover around 34°C and lows are around 15°C. On the 12th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Seattle.

Things to do in Coeur d'Alene

Wildlife Parks Shopping
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Tubbs Hill Nature Trails ©
Tubbs Hill Nature Trails
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The Art Spirit Gallery
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KnitKnit

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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.
On the 12th (Wed), enjoy the sea views from West Point Lighthouse. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, stroll around Mercer Slough Nature Park, then shop like a local with Pike Place Market, and finally explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Seattle day trip planner.

Drive from Coeur d'Alene to Seattle in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Coeur d'Alene in August, Seattle is a bit warmer at night with lows of 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

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Mercer Slough Nature Park
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Relax by the water at Fort Funston National Park and Baker Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Alcatraz Island and Fisherman's Wharf. There's much more to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and get curious at Exploratorium.

To see other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco online visit planner .

Traveling by flight from Seattle to San Francisco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Seattle in August, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are little chillier, around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
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Alcatraz Island
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Fisherman's Wharf

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