51 days in United States Itinerary

51 days in United States Itinerary

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51 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Perth
Fly:  23​h 45​min
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Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
San Diego
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Zion National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
6
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
7
Glenwood Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
8
Jensen
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
9
Rock Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
10
Jackson Hole
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
11
Bozeman
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
12
Coeur d'Alene
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
13
Seattle
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
14
Portland
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 15​min
15
Redwood National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 15​min
16
South Lake Tahoe
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
17
Wawona
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
18
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
19
Morro Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
20
Los Angeles
— Few hours
Fly:  8​h 45​min
21
New York City
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 15​min
22
Niagara Falls
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
23
Detroit
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
24
Chicago
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
25
Louisville
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
26
Nashville
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
27
Memphis
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 45​min
28
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
29
Tallahassee
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
30
Orlando
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
31
St. Augustine
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 15​min
32
Savannah
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
33
Charleston
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h
34
Wilmington
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
35
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
36
Philadelphia
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
37
New York City
— 1 day
Fly:  30​h
End: Perth

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Los Angeles

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park, Disney California Adventure Park, & more) and Santa Barbara (Wine Tours & Tastings & Old Mission Santa Barbara). Next up on the itinerary: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, see the interesting displays at The Grammy Museum, and stroll the grounds of Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles online route planner .

Perth, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 24-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 16 hours traveling from Perth to Los Angeles. Traveling from Perth in July, expect nights in Los Angeles to be warmer, around 22°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 33°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Tours

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Barbara
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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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): appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo, and then let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read San Diego travel planner.

Drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Los Angeles in July: highs in San Diego hover around 29°C, while lows dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park
Cabrillo National Monument ©
Cabrillo National Monument

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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Boulder City (Winged Figures of the Republic Statues & Hoover Dam). And it doesn't end there: admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, shop like a local with The Strip, take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, and take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from San Diego to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Other options are to 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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Tours Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Boulder City
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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Zion National Park

Zion National Park
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Zion National Park tour itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Zion National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in July: highs in Zion National Park hover around 40°C, while lows dip to 17°C. On the 10th (Fri), you'll travel to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Outdoors Parks Nature

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Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park ©
You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, then get great views at Inspiration Point, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Navajo Loop Trail, and finally look for gifts at Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop.

Start your trip to Bryce Canyon National Park by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park in 3 hours. In July, Bryce Canyon National Park is little chillier than Zion National Park - with highs of 32°C and lows of 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can go by car to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Trails Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail

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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. On the 11th (Sat), take in the dramatic natural features at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and then hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Monument Valley trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Bryce Canyon National Park to Monument Valley by car takes about 6 hours. In July, Monument Valley is a bit warmer than Bryce Canyon National Park - with highs of 38°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Glenwood Springs.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
Horseback Riding Tours

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Glenwood Springs

Glenwood Springs occupies a scenic location at the junction of the Colorado River and the Roaring Fork River, halfway between Vail and Aspen along the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): view the masterpieces at Cooper Corner Gallery, get interesting insight from Tours, then trek along Hanging Lake Trail, and finally appreciate the history behind Doc Holliday's Grave.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Glenwood Springs trip itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Monument Valley to Glenwood Springs in 6.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car, flight, and bus. While traveling from Monument Valley, expect cooler days and a bit cooler nights in Glenwood Springs, ranging from highs of 23°C to lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Jensen.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Outdoors Tours Adventure
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Hanging Lake Trail ©
Hanging Lake Trail
Doc Holliday's Grave ©
Doc Holliday's Grave

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Jensen

Jensen ©
Jensen is a census-designated place in eastern Uintah County, Utah, United States. On the 13th (Mon), get a new perspective on nature at Dinosaur Quarry Visitor Center and then explore the striking landscape of Dinosaur National Monument visitor center.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Jensen trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Glenwood Springs to Jensen takes 3 hours. Expect warmer weather when traveling from Glenwood Springs in July: highs in Jensen hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Rock Springs.

Things to do in Jensen

Museums Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Quarry Exhibit Hall ©
Quarry Exhibit Hall

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Rock Springs

Rock Springs ©
Rock Springs is a city in Sweetwater County, Wyoming, United States. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): cruise along Pilot Butte Wild Horse Scenic Loop and then walk around Expedition Island Park.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Rock Springs trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Jensen to Rock Springs in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Jensen in July, you will find days in Rock Springs are little chillier (34°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Rock Springs

Scenic Drive Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Expedition Island Park
Highlights from your plan

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Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole ©
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
On the 14th (Tue), take in the exciting artwork at Mangelsen Images of Nature, make a trip to Town Square, and then explore the world behind art at National Museum of Wildlife Art.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Jackson Hole day trip planning app .

You can drive from Rock Springs to Jackson Hole in 4 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Rock Springs in July; daily highs in Jackson Hole reach 30°C and lows reach 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Bozeman.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of Wildlife Art ©
National Museum of Wildlife Art
Mangelsen Images of Nature ©
Mangelsen Images of Nature
Town Square ©
Town Square

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Bozeman

Bozeman ©
Bozeman is a city in and the county seat of Gallatin County, Montana, United States, in the southwestern part of the state. Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at American Computer Museum, browse for treasures at The Last Wind-Up, get to know the fascinating history of Downtown Bozeman, then sample the fine beverages at Bozeman Spirits Distillery, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Palisade Falls.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Bozeman trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Jackson Hole to Bozeman by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and bus. In July, Bozeman is a bit warmer than Jackson Hole - with highs of 35°C and lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Coeur d'Alene.

Things to do in Bozeman

Nature Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Palisade Falls ©
Palisade Falls
American Computer & Robotics Museum ©
Downtown Bozeman ©
Downtown Bozeman

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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. Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): explore the activities along Coeur d'Alene Lake, then do a tasting at Coeur d'Alene Cellars, then get a taste of life in the country at Seven Stars Alpaca Ranch, and finally walk around Coeur d'Alene City Park and Independence Point.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Coeur d'Alene trip builder app .

Traveling by car from Bozeman to Coeur d'Alene takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Bozeman to Coeur d'Alene is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Bozeman in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Coeur d'Alene, with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to drive to Seattle.

Things to do in Coeur d'Alene

Parks Nature Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Seven Stars Alpaca Ranch ©
Seven Stars Alpaca Ranch
Coeur d'Alene Lake ©
Coeur d'Alene Lake

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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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, walk around Waterfall Garden Park, view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, and finally wander the streets of Pike Place Market. Keep things going the next day: pause for some photo ops at Fremont Troll, take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium, and finally awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Seattle journey planning website .

Getting from Coeur d'Alene to Seattle by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Coeur d'Alene in July: highs in Seattle hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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Portland

A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
On the 19th (Sun), admire the natural beauty at Lan Su Chinese Garden, stop by Powell's City of Books, steep yourself in history at Pittock Mansion, admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, then take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, and finally indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Portland trip itinerary planning website .

You can fly from Seattle to Portland in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Portland

Tours Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden

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Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
On the 20th (Mon), take a peaceful walk through Tall Trees Grove and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Redwood National Park. On the 21st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lady Bird Johnson Grove, trek along Trillium Falls Hike, then trek along California Coastal Trail, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Enderts Beach.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Redwood National Park trip planner .

Traveling by car from Portland to Redwood National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Portland in July, things will get slightly colder in Redwood National Park: highs are around 20°C and lows about 13°C. On the 22nd (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Orick
Highlights from your plan
Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park
Tall Trees Grove ©
Tall Trees Grove
Trillium Falls Hike ©
Trillium Falls Hike

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South Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe ©
High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
On the 22nd (Wed), sample the tasty concoctions at South Lake Brewing Co.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the South Lake Tahoe road trip planning tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Redwood National Park to South Lake Tahoe. When traveling from Redwood National Park in July, plan for a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in South Lake Tahoe: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time for travel to Wawona.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
Tallac Historic Site ©
Tallac Historic Site
Marcus Ashley Fine Art Gallery ©
Marcus Ashley Fine Art Gallery

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Wawona

Wawona ©
Wawona is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome and then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Wawona road trip tool .

Traveling by car from South Lake Tahoe to Wawona takes 5 hours. Traveling from South Lake Tahoe in July, expect Wawona to be a bit warmer, temps between 43°C and 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Wawona

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Half Dome ©
Half Dome
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, then steep yourself in history at Alcatraz Island, then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and finally snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Filbert Street Stairs, don't miss a visit to Lombard Street, engage your brain at Exploratorium, then get to know the fascinating history of Twin Peaks, and finally walk around Golden Gate Park.

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Traveling by car from Wawona to San Francisco takes 4 hours. While traveling from Wawona, expect cooler days and a bit cooler nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can go by car to Morro Bay.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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Morro Bay

Morro Bay ©
Morro Bay is a waterfront city in San Luis Obispo County, California located along California State Route 1 on California's Central Coast. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): kick back and relax at Moonstone Beach, examine the collection at Morro Bay Skateboard Museum, then examine the collection at Morro Bay State Park, then take in the dramatic natural features at Morro Rock, and finally look for gifts at The Shell Shop.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Morro Bay itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Morro Bay takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in July: highs in Morro Bay hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Morro Bay

Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trip

Moonstone Beach
Highlights from your plan
Morro Rock ©
Morro Rock
Moonstone Beach ©
Moonstone Beach
Morro Bay Skateboard Museum ©
Morro Bay Skateboard Museum

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles
To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles travel route planner.

You can drive from Morro Bay to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Morro Bay in July since evenings lows in Los Angeles dip to 22°C. You'll set off for New York City on the 28th (Tue).

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Parks Tours

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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.
On the 28th (Tue), admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore and take pictures at The High Line, then admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and then take in the pleasant sights at Central Park.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our New York City tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to New York City takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to New York City is 3 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in New York City, with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums 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

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Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquarium of Niagara, enjoy breathtaking views from Niagara Falls Observation Tower, then explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary of the Cataract R. C. Parish.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Niagara Falls trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from New York City to Niagara Falls takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In July, Niagara Falls is slightly colder than New York City - with highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C. On the 1st (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Detroit.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Niagara Falls Observation Tower ©
Niagara Falls Observation Tower

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Detroit

Detroit ©
Founded in 1701 by a French explorer and adventurer, Detroit exerted a profound impact on the world for most of the 20th century.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): walk around Belle Isle Park and then take in the waterfront at Detroit RiverFront.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Detroit road trip planning site .

You can drive from Niagara Falls to Detroit in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In August in Detroit, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 20°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Chicago.

Things to do in Detroit

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Belle Isle Park ©
Belle Isle Park
Detroit RiverFront ©
Detroit RiverFront
The Guardian Building ©
The Guardian Building

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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 2nd (Sun), shop like a local with The Magnificent Mile and then admire the landmark architecture of 360 Chicago Observation Deck.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Chicago travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Detroit to Chicago takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. August in Chicago sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Louisville.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Theme Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Shedd Aquarium ©
Shedd Aquarium

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Louisville

Louisville ©
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): examine the collection at Muhammad Ali Center, see the interesting displays at Kentucky Derby Museum, then Head underground at Louisville Mega Cavern, and finally take in the views from The Big Four Bridge.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Louisville trip itinerary maker tool .

You can fly from Chicago to Louisville in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Louisville due to the time zone difference. In August, daily temperatures in Louisville can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. You'll have a few hours on the 5th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Nashville.

Things to do in Louisville

Museums Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kentucky Derby Museum ©
Kentucky Derby Museum
Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory ©

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Nashville

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 5th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Lotz House Museum, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and then catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry. On the next day, test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill), contemplate the long history of Belle Meade Plantation, then take a stroll through Downtown Nashville, then get engrossed in the history at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, and finally steep yourself in history at Andrew Jackson's Hermitage.

To find ratings and tourist information, you can read our Nashville trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Louisville to Nashville takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Louisville to Nashville. In August, daily temperatures in Nashville can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum

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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.
On the 7th (Fri), steep yourself in history at The Peabody Ducks, examine the collection at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, don't miss a visit to Graceland, then try to win big at Horseshoe Tunica, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Memphis trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Nashville to Memphis by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In August in Memphis, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 26°C at night. On the 8th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to New Orleans.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites

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Horseshoe Tunica
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Graceland ©
Graceland
Room Escape Games

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): take a stroll through Garden District.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the New Orleans visit planner .

You can drive from Memphis to New Orleans in 7 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. When traveling from Memphis in August, plan for slightly colder days and a bit warmer nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 32°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Tallahassee.

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Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Garden District ©
Garden District
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

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Tallahassee

Tallahassee ©
Tallahassee is the capital of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Tallahassee Antique Car Museum, then learn more about the world around you at Tallahassee Museum, then immerse yourself in nature at Edward Ball Wakulla Springs State Park, and finally make a trip to Florida State University.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Tallahassee travel planner.

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Tallahassee takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New Orleans to Tallahassee, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from New Orleans in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Tallahassee, with highs around 39°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to drive to Orlando.

Things to do in Tallahassee

Museums Nature Parks

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Edward Ball Wakulla Springs State Park
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Tallahassee Museum ©
Tallahassee Museum
Florida State University ©
Florida State University

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): find something for the whole family at Universal's Islands of Adventure and then find something for the whole family at Universal Orlando Resort. Keep things going the next day: add some entertainment to your itinerary with Happily Ever After Fireworks, get in on the family fun at SeaWorld Orlando, and then make an unforgettable trip to Walt Disney World Resort.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Orlando travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Tallahassee to Orlando takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can drive to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Nightlife
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Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort

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St. Augustine

SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. On the 13th (Thu), go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour and then sample the fine beverages at St. Augustine Distillery.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the St. Augustine road trip site .

Drive from Orlando to St. Augustine in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Savannah.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Breweries & Distilleries Tours
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Ghost & Vampire Tours

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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 13th (Thu): go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, and then shop like a local with Savannah Historic District.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Savannah road trip planner .

Traveling by car from St. Augustine to Savannah takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Savannah sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Tours Shopping
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Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist ©
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
Ghost & Vampire Tours

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Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Magnolia Plantation & Gardens. Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Magnolia Plantation & Gardens.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Charleston travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Savannah to Charleston takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Wilmington.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites Parks
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Magnolia Plantation & Gardens ©
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens

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Wilmington

Holiday in Willington to discover a charming coastal city filled with azalea gardens, historical neighborhoods, and cozy cafes.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Wilmington trip itinerary site .

Drive from Charleston to Wilmington in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and flight. In August in Wilmington, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Wilmington

Fun & Games
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Room Escape Games

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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.
On the 15th (Sat), get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, then appreciate the history behind Jefferson Memorial, then contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, and finally pause for some photo ops at Korean War Veterans Memorial. On the 16th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, then appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial, and finally appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Wilmington to Washington DC takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and subway; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Nature Historic Sites
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
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.
On the 17th (Mon), pause for some photo ops at Rocky Statue, get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary, admire the masterpieces at Barnes Foundation, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Reading Terminal Market, then appreciate the history behind Liberty Bell Center, and finally get engrossed in the history at Independence Hall.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Philadelphia trip itinerary app .

Traveling by train from Washington DC to Philadelphia takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Philadelphia can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can catch the train to New York City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Barnes Foundation ©
Barnes Foundation
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Eastern State Penitentiary ©
Eastern State Penitentiary

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New York City

New York City ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): snap pictures at Brooklyn Bridge, make a trip to Rockefeller Center, and then get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the New York City day trip planner .

You can take a train from Philadelphia to New York City in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums
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American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History
Rockefeller Center ©
Rockefeller Center
Brooklyn Bridge ©
Brooklyn Bridge

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