55 days in United States Itinerary

55 days in United States Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
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San Francisco
— 5 nights
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Seattle
— 5 nights
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Denver
— 3 nights
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Wichita
— 2 nights
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Washington DC
— 6 nights
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Pigeon Forge
— 5 nights
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Orlando
— 5 nights
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Key West
— 4 nights
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New Orleans
— 4 nights
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Dallas
— 2 nights
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Santa Fe
— 3 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 6 nights
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Sedona
— 1 night

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Venture out of the city with trips to Mulholland Drive (in Beverly Hills) and Disneyland Park (in Anaheim). Pack the 30th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles online trip itinerary maker.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Los Angeles. In August in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 66°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Nightlife · Outdoors

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Disney Park / Activity
Disneyland Park
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Pier / Boardwalk
Santa Monica Pier
4.1

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge, take in the pleasant sights at Fisherman's Wharf, don't miss a visit to Lombard Street, and shop like a local with Ferry Building Marketplace.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in September, with highs in San Francisco at 76°F and lows at 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

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Must see
Alcatraz Island
4.7
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Pier / Boardwalk
Fisherman's Wharf
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Seattle

Seattle ©

Emerald City

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.
Seattle is known for museums, parks, and wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, get to know the resident critters at Woodland Park Zoo, wander the streets of Pioneer Square, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Seattle holiday builder site.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Seattle takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Seattle can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

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Pier / Boardwalk
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks
4.7
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Observation Deck
Space Needle
4.3

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Denver

Mile-High City

Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Denver: Spruce Mountain Open Space and Trail (in Castle Rock), Garden of the Gods (in Colorado Springs) and North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop (in Cascade). And it doesn't end there: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, take a memorable drive along Guanella Pass, discover the riches below the earth's surface at Capital Prize Gold Mine Tour, and see exotic creatures in open habitats at Estes Park Guided Tours.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Denver vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Seattle to Denver by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Seattle to Denver, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Seattle in September, you will find days in Denver are a bit warmer (79°F), and nights are about the same (52°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Wichita.

Things to do in Denver

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Trails

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Off-Road Tours
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Wichita

Wichita ©
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): meet the residents at Tanganyika Wildlife Park, then get to know the resident critters at Sedgwick County Zoo, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Great Plains Nature Center. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at NDGA National Glass Museum and then identify plant and animal life at Bartlett Arboretum.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Wichita tour planner.

You can fly from Denver to Wichita in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Denver to Wichita is 1 hour. Traveling from Denver in September, things will get a bit warmer in Wichita: highs are around 86°F and lows about 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Wichita

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Washington DC: Sagamore Spirit Distillery (in Baltimore) and Annapolis (U.S. Naval Academy & Capital SUP). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, get a sense of history and politics at White House, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Washington DC trip site.

Traveling by flight from Wichita to Washington DC takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In September, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

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Specialty Museum
National Air and Space Museum
4.6

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Pigeon Forge

Pigeon Forge ©

Center of Fun in the Smokies

A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Pigeon Forge bills itself as the "Center of Fun in the Smokies." Just a short drive from the national park protecting the diverse plant and animal life of the Great Smoky Mountains, the town features numerous places to visit, such as bars, restaurants, cafes, theaters, and shops.
Get out of town with these interesting Pigeon Forge side-trips: Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Cosby Picnic Area, Clingmans Dome, &more) and Hartford (Zipline & River Rafting & Tubing). There's much more to do: walk around Chimneys Picnic Area, hike along Alum Cave Trail, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount LeConte, and head outdoors with The Sinks.

For reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Pigeon Forge day trip planning website.

Fly from Washington DC to Pigeon Forge in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. In September, daytime highs in Pigeon Forge are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

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Orlando

Orlando ©

Theme Park Capital of the World

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.
Pack the 29th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. Pack the 1st (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Discovery Cove. The adventure continues: find something for the whole family at Universal Orlando Resort, make an unforgettable trip to Walt Disney World Resort, and take in nature's colorful creations at Harry P. Leu Gardens.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Orlando trip maker site.

You can fly from Pigeon Forge to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. Traveling from Pigeon Forge in September, expect Orlando to be a bit warmer, temps between 89°F and 74°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
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Theme Park
Discovery Cove
4.7

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Key West

Key West ©

Conch Republic

Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Key West: SpaTerre at Little Palm Island Resort (in Little Torch Key) and Bahia Honda State Park (in Big Pine Key). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Key West Aquarium, identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and view the masterpieces at Alan S. Maltz Gallery.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Key West trip site.

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Key West takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Orlando in October, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Key West, with lows around 77°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors · Museums · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

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New Orleans

New Orleans ©

The Big Easy

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at The National WWII Museum, stroll around New Orleans City Park, observe the fascinating underwater world at Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, and go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read New Orleans trip itinerary website.

Traveling by flight from Key West to New Orleans takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Key West to New Orleans is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Key West in October, plan for cooler days in New Orleans, with highs around 66°F, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Dallas.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Tours
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Military Museum
The National WWII Museum
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Dallas

Dallas

Big D

One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Dallas online sightseeing planner.

You can fly from New Orleans to Dallas in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from New Orleans in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Dallas: temperatures range from 82°F by day to 62°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Dallas

Nightlife · Parks · Fun & Games · Museums

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Santa Fe

Santa Fe

City Different

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Santa Fe: New Mexico River Adventures (in Embudo) and Cochiti Pueblo (Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument & Canyon Trail). There's still lots to do: take a memorable tour with Santa Fe Balloon Company, take in nature's colorful creations at Absolute Nirvana Spa & Gardens, stop by Santa Fe Indian Market, and do some rugged touring at Santa Fe Mountain Adventures.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Santa Fe trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Dallas to Santa Fe takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Dallas in October, plan for a bit cooler days in Santa Fe, with highs around 69°F, while nights are colder with lows around 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

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Must see
Canyon Trail
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Santa Fe Indian Market
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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.
On the 20th (Wed), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's still lots to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail, take in panoramic vistas at Desert View Watchtower, and trek along North Kaibab Trail.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Santa Fe to Grand Canyon National Park in 7.5 hours. Traveling from Santa Fe in October, expect a bit cooler with lows of 31°F in Grand Canyon National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Tours
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Hiking Trail
North Kaibab Trail
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Hiking Trail
Rim Trail
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Sedona

Sedona ©

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
On the 23rd (Sat), paddle through the water with Clarkdale Kayak Co. and then see Off-Road Tours.

To find where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Sedona trip planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona takes 2.5 hours. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Sedona, ranging from highs of 77°F to lows of 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sedona

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

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Kayaking / Canoeing
Clarkdale Kayak Co.
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Off-Road Tour
Off-Road Tours
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