52 days in United States Itinerary

52 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States tour itinerary planner

Plan created by another user. Make it yours

Route & dates

1
San Francisco
— 5 nights
2
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
3
San Francisco
— 4 nights
4
Calistoga
— 3 nights
5
San Francisco
— 1 day
6
Boston
— 2 nights
7
New York City
— 19 nights
8
Philadelphia
— 1 night
9
Washington DC
— 2 nights
10
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
11
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
12
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
13
Carmel
— 1 night
14
San Francisco
— Few hours

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, admire the masterpieces at Legion of Honor, wander the streets of SoMa, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read San Francisco tour planner.

Melbourne, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to San Francisco is minus 18 hours. Traveling from Melbourne in May, things will get a bit warmer in San Francisco: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

3
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Spend the 26th (Sun) exploring nature at Bridalveil Fall. There's much more to do: hike along Mariposa Grove, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, explore the striking landscape at El Capitan, and cruise along Tioga Pass.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from San Francisco in May since evenings lows in Yosemite National Park dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

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

4
nights
San Francisco

Step out of San Francisco with an excursion to Muir Woods National Monument in Mill Valley--about 48 minutes away. Dedicate the 29th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. See some other sides of San Francisco: stroll around Golden Gate Park, get curious at California Academy of Sciences, see where the action happens at Oracle Park, and stroll through Lincoln Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco travel route builder website.

Traveling by flight from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °C in San Francisco. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Calistoga.

Things to do in San Francisco

Wineries Tours Parks

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Golden Gate Park ©
Golden Gate Park
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

3
nights
Calistoga

Indulgence is the name of the game in Calistoga.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): do a tasting at Beringer Vineyards and then step into the grandiose world of Castello di Amorosa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Calistoga trip maker website.

You can drive from San Francisco to Calistoga in 2 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Calistoga, with highs around °C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around °C. You'll set off for San Francisco on the 3rd (Mon).

Things to do in Calistoga

Tours Wineries Outdoors

Side Trips

St. Helena, Safari West, Balloon Rides, Wine Tours & Tastings
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Safari West ©
Safari West
V. Sattui Winery ©
V. Sattui Winery

1
day
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
On the 3rd (Mon), contemplate the waterfront views at San Francisco Bay, thenstop by Chinatown, thensee the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum, and finally go for a walk through Lombard Street.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our San Francisco trip site.

You can drive from Calistoga to San Francisco in 2 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Calistoga in June, you will find days in San Francisco are slightly colder (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Boston.

Things to do in San Francisco

Nature Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
San Francisco Bay ©
San Francisco Bay
Lombard Street ©
Lombard Street
Chinatown ©
Chinatown

2
nights
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.
On the 4th (Tue), appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, and then see where the action happens at Fenway Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Wed): walk around Boston Common, browse the collection at Boston Public Library, walk around Boston Public Garden, thenget lost in a book at John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Faneuil Hall Marketplace.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Boston sightseeing planner.

You can fly from San Francisco to Boston in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway, train, and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Fenway Park ©
Fenway Park
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden

19
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Change things up with these side-trips from New York City: Coney Island (in Brooklyn) and Bronx (Bronx Zoo & Yankee Stadium). The adventure continues: stroll through Central Park, walk around The High Line, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, and take a stroll through Times Square.

To see more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our New York City trip planner.

Fly from Boston to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. June in New York City sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Brooklyn, Bronx
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

1
night
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Independence Hall, appreciate the history behind Liberty Bell Center, thenexplore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, and finally ponder the design of Longwood Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church, thenget engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary, and then explore the world behind art at Barnes Foundation.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Philadelphia road trip tool.

You can take a train from New York City to Philadelphia in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Longwood Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens
Barnes Foundation ©
Barnes Foundation

2
nights
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 next day, pause for some photo ops at Jefferson Memorial, thenadmire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, thenexamine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and finally get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Washington DC route planner.

Getting from Philadelphia to Washington DC by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Vietnam Veterans Memorial ©
Vietnam Veterans Memorial

3
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Go for a jaunt from Las Vegas to Boulder City to see Hoover Dam about 50 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, take in panoramic vistas at High Roller, and don't miss a visit to Paris Las Vegas.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas online trip planner.

Fly from Washington DC to Las Vegas in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Washington DC to Las Vegas. In June, Las Vegas is a bit warmer than Washington DC - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Tours Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
The Strip ©
The Strip

3
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
When in Los Angeles, make a side trip to see Disneyland Park in Anaheim, approximately Anaheim away. Pack the 3rd (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, don't miss a visit to Hollywood Walk of Fame, admire the landmark architecture of Bradbury Building, and examine the collection at The Getty Center.

Planning Los Angeles trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Las Vegas in July, plan for much colder days and slightly colder nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to drive to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

1
night
Santa Barbara

Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Santa Barbara online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in July; daily highs in Santa Barbara reach °C and lows reach °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Carmel.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Wineries Tours
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings

1
night
Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): kick back and relax at Point Lobos and then contemplate the waterfront views at Monterey Bay.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Carmel itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Santa Barbara to Carmel takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In July, Carmel is little chillier than Santa Barbara - with highs of °C and lows of °C. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to San Francisco.

Things to do in Carmel

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, Monterey Bay
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Monterey Bay ©
Monterey Bay

few
hours
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): browse the different shops at Ghirardelli Square and then trek along Lands End.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco day trip planning site.

You can drive from Carmel to San Francisco in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Lands End ©
Lands End
Ghirardelli Square ©
Ghirardelli Square

Similar Plans

60 days in San Francisco BY A USER FROM SOUTH KOREA February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 5 days in San Francisco BY A USER FROM CANADA July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, hidden gems Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 21 days in San Francisco BY A USER FROM THE NETHERLANDS July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 6 days in California BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, hidden gems Preferences: June, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 7 days in San Francisco BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: June, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 6 days in San Francisco BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 13 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 5 days in San Francisco BY A USER FROM CANADA August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 5 days in San Francisco BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 5 days in San Francisco BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular sights Preferences: September, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 3 days in San Francisco BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, kids, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, hidden gems Preferences: June, kids, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 7 days in San Francisco & San Jose BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
See more plans