58 days in Continental USA Itinerary

58 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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58 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  12​h
1
Chicago
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
2
Seattle
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
3
Honolulu, Oahu
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
4
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
5
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h
6
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h
7
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly + shuttle:  6​h
8
Key Largo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
9
Marathon
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
10
Key West
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
11
Orlando
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
12
Washington DC
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
13
New York City
— 6 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: London

4
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
For shopping fun, head to The Magnificent Mile or Chicago Cultural Center. Appreciate the collections at The Art Institute of Chicago and Ernest Hemingway Birthplace. Change things up with these side-trips from Chicago: South Bend (Grotto of Our Lady Lourdes & Basilica of the Sacred Heart) and Cantigny Park (in Wheaton). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The Field Museum, admire all the interesting features of Wrigley Field, steep yourself in history at Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Fourth Presbyterian Church.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Chicago tour itinerary planner.

London, UK to Chicago is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from London to Chicago due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from London in July: high temperatures in Chicago hover around 33°C and lows are around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Oak Park, South Bend, Cantigny Park
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sacred Heart ©
Basilica of the Sacred Heart
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Ernest Hemingway Birthplace ©
Ernest Hemingway Birthplace

4
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Chihuly Garden and Glass and Pike Place Market. Relax by the water at Alki Beach and Seahurst Beach Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Seattle: Olympic National Park (Hood Canal & Lower Big Quilcene Trail). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, take a stroll through Pioneer Square, enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, and take in the exciting artwork at Glasshouse Studio.

Start your trip to Seattle by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Fly from Chicago to Seattle in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, bus, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Seattle is minus 2 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Chicago in July since evenings lows in Seattle dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Olympic National Park, Seahurst Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

5
nights
Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Get in touch with nature at Kailua Beach Park and Sunset Beach Park. Do some cultural sightseeing at USS Arizona Memorial and USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Honolulu: Lanikai Beach (in Kailua), Waimea Bay (in Haleiwa) and Swim with Dolphins (in Waianae). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Waikiki Beach, don't miss a visit to Battleship Missouri Memorial, contemplate the waterfront views at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, and go for a walk through Diamond Head State Monument.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Honolulu trip planner.

Fly from Seattle to Honolulu in 8 hours. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Seattle to Honolulu due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Seattle in July: high temperatures in Honolulu hover around 36°C and lows are around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Kailua, Swim with Dolphins
Highlights from your plan
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get a sense of the local culture at Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island. Appreciate the collections at Exploratorium and Musee Mecanique. Take a break from San Francisco with a short trip to Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards in St. Helena, about 1h 25 min away. There's still lots to do: take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, take in the awesome beauty at Twin Peaks, and take a stroll through SoMa.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Honolulu to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Hawaii Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is 2 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Honolulu in July; daily highs in San Francisco reach 26°C and lows reach 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

6
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.
Get some cultural insight at The Getty Center and El Pueblo de Los Angeles. Museum-lovers will appreciate Griffith Observatory and La Brea Tar Pits and Museum. Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Anaheim to see Disneyland Park about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, examine the collection at The Grammy Museum, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Will Rogers State Beach.

For other places to visit and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles holiday planner.

You can fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in July: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 33°C and lows are around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Disneyland Park, The Wende Museum of the Cold War
Highlights from your plan
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art

5
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 the city life by going to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Lake Mead National Recreation Area. Get some cultural insight at The Strip and The Mob Museum. Go for a jaunt from Las Vegas to Boulder City to see Hoover Dam about 50 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, try your luck at Casino at the Venetian, catch a live performance at Casino at the MGM Grand, and buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from Los Angeles in July, plan for much hotter days in Las Vegas, with highs around 47°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Parks Casinos

Side Trips

Hoover Dam, Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

3
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.
Visit Garden District and Nottoway Plantation for their historical value. Museum-lovers will appreciate The National WWII Museum and Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium. Change things up with a short trip to Whitney Plantation in Wallace (about 52 minutes away). There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, examine the collection at Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World, and take a stroll through Royal Street.

For photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our New Orleans trip planner .

You can fly from Las Vegas to New Orleans in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to New Orleans is 2 hours. Traveling from Las Vegas in August, you will find days in New Orleans are a bit cooler (32°C), and nights are about the same (32°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Key Largo.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Nottoway Plantation, Whitney Plantation
Highlights from your plan
Escape My Room New Orleans ©
Escape My Room New Orleans
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District

1
night
Key Largo

The northernmost island of the Florida Keys, Key Largo provides stunning scenery, a number of watersports opportunities, and plenty of areas to relax on vacation.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Island Dolphin Care, then see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Spiegel Grove, look for all kinds of wild species at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Key Largo vacation planning website .

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from New Orleans to Key Largo in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from New Orleans to Key Largo, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Orleans in August, expect nights in Key Largo to be slightly colder, around 29°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 38°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can go by car to Marathon.

Things to do in Key Largo

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Islamorada
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
Marathon

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
On the 11th (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, identify plant and animal life at National Key Deer Refuge, and then admire the majestic nature at Bahia Honda State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Pigeon Key Foundation, then enjoy the sand and surf at Sombrero Beach, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Marathon road trip app .

Traveling by car from Key Largo to Marathon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Marathon are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 31°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to catcht the bus to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Big Pine Key
Highlights from your plan
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
National Key Deer Refuge ©
National Key Deer Refuge
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center ©
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center

5
nights
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.
Get some cultural insight at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum and Alan S. Maltz Gallery. Visiting Dolphin & Whale Watching and Vandenberg Wreck will get you outdoors. Spend the 15th (Sat) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, admire the majestic nature at Fort Zachary Taylor, and take an in-depth tour of Truman Little White House.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Key West tour itinerary maker tool .

Take a bus from Marathon to Key West in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, daytime highs in Key West are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Alan S. Maltz Gallery ©
Alan S. Maltz Gallery
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©

2
nights
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 18th (Tue): find something for the whole family at Discovery Cove. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at Universal's Islands of Adventure.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Orlando trip planner .

Getting from Key West to Orlando by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Key West in August since evenings lows in Orlando dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Discovery Cove ©
Discovery Cove
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

5
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.
National Air and Space Museum and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History will appeal to museum buffs. Popular historic sites such as Gettysburg National Military Park and Washington National Cathedral are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Washington DC: Antietam National Battlefield (in Sharpsburg), Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center (in Chantilly) and National Museum of the Marine Corps (in Triangle). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, get engrossed in the history at Newseum, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Washington DC road trip planning tool .

Fly from Orlando to Washington DC in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Orlando in August; daily highs in Washington DC reach 36°C and lows reach 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Antietam National Battlefield, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Gettysburg National Military Park, The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, National Museum of the Marine Corps
Highlights from your plan
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and 9/11 Memorial. Let the collections at American Museum of Natural History and Frick Collection capture your imagination. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Times Square, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, examine the collection at New York Public Library, and explore the world behind art at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA).

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City trip planner .

You can fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

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