55 days in United States Itinerary

55 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Toronto
Fly:  4 h 30 min
1
Chicago
— 4 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
3
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
4
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h
5
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Bus:  4 h 15 min
6
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h
7
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
8
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Bus + Fly:  10 h 30 min
9
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
10
Orlando, Florida
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
11
Key West
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h
12
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
13
New York City
— 6 nights
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  4 h 30 min
End: Toronto

4
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, get your game on at BATL-The Backyard Axe Throwing League, enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, and engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Chicago road trip planning app.

Toronto, Canada to Chicago is an approximately 4.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Toronto to Chicago, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Toronto, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Chicago, ranging from highs of 8°C to lows of -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
BATL-The Backyard Axe Throwing League ©
BATL-The Backyard Axe Throwing League
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Shedd Aquarium ©
Shedd Aquarium

5
nights
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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: witness a stunning natural landmark at Aurum Geyser, contemplate the waterfront views at Cistern Spring, take in the awesome beauty at Elephant Back Mountain, and deepen your understanding at Yellowstone Institute.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park road trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Chicago in April, plan for a bit cooler days in Yellowstone National Park, with highs around 6°C, while nights are much colder with lows around -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Aurum Geyser ©
Aurum Geyser
Palette Spring ©
Palette Spring

2
nights
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 9th (Thu), get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium, then wander the streets of Pike Place Market, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum, examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellevue Botanical Garden.

For maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Seattle tour itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in April, you will find days in Seattle are somewhat warmer (19°C), and nights are warmer (9°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Bellevue Botanical Garden
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

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: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, contemplate the long history of Alcatraz Island, stroll around Golden Gate Park, and engage your brain at Exploratorium.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip maker site.

Getting from Seattle to San Francisco by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and subway; or drive. While traveling from Seattle, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

5
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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: trek along Mono Pass Trail, explore the striking landscape of Swinging Bridge Picnic Area Yosemite National Park CA, explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, and take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park road trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, flight, and bus; or do a combination of subway and bus. While traveling from San Francisco, expect little chillier days and cooler nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can take a bus to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mono Pass Trail ©
Mono Pass Trail
May Lake Trailhead ©
May Lake Trailhead

5
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The Getty Center, find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery, and kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

You can plan Los Angeles trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Take a bus from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 12 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in April, expect nights in Los Angeles to be much hotter, around 15°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Nightlife

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park

4
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.
Step out of Las Vegas with an excursion to Hoover Dam in Boulder City--about 50 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and admire the masterpieces at Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art.

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

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. April in Las Vegas sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

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 ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Hoover Dam ©
Hoover Dam

5
nights
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.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: hike along Rim Trail, stroll through Bright Angel Trail, take some stellar pictures from Mather Point, and take a memorable drive along East Rim Drive.

To see reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Las Vegas in April: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 19°C, while lows dip to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Grand Canyon Village ©
Grand Canyon Village

2
nights
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.
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, get to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square, don't miss a visit to French Quarter, and go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read New Orleans trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to New Orleans in 10.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to New Orleans. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, expect warmer with lows of 24°C in New Orleans. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District

4
nights
Orlando, Florida

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.
Orlando is known for theme parks, nightlife, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: discover the magic at Walt Disney World Resort, find something for the whole family at Universal Orlando Resort, explore the world behind art at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, and laugh and play at Happily Ever After Fireworks.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Orlando sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Orlando takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. While traveling from New Orleans, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Orlando, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, Audubon Center for Birds of Prey
Highlights from your plan
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort

1
night
Key West

Key West ©
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.
On the 13th (Wed), browse the exhibits of Truman Little White House, view the masterpieces at 7 Artists & Friends Gallery, take in nature's colorful creations at Audubon House & Tropical Gardens, then identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, then examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, and finally stroll the grounds of Key West Cemetery.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Key West trip builder app.

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Key West takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Orlando in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Key West, with lows of 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Key West

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
7 Artists & Friends Gallery ©
7 Artists & Friends Gallery
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory ©
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory

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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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, ponder the world of politics at Library of Congress, pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument, and learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Washington DC trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Key West to Washington DC takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Key West in May, with highs in Washington DC at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

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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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, make a trip to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock, and appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial.

For ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the New York City vacation builder app.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Washington DC in May, plan for slightly colder days in New York City, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

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