30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
New York City
— 5 nights
2
Washington DC
— 3 nights
3
Orlando
— 4 nights
4
New Orleans
— 2 nights
5
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
6
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
7
San Francisco
— 4 nights

5
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History. 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island will appeal to history buffs. There's still lots to do: go for a walk through Central Park, examine the collection at New York Public Library, take a stroll through Fifth Avenue, and explore the world behind art at Frick Collection.

For other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City vacation builder site.

Brussels, Belgium to New York City is an approximately 12-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Brussels to New York City. In July, New York City is a bit warmer than Brussels - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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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

3
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at National Air and Space Museum and National Gallery of Art. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and Washington National Cathedral. Go for a jaunt from Washington DC to Sharpsburg to see Antietam National Battlefield about 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, explore the world behind art at National Portrait Gallery, see the interesting displays at The National Archives Museum, and appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip builder app.

Traveling by train from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Antietam National Battlefield
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

4
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.
Get outdoors at Discovery Cove and Audubon Center for Birds of Prey. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Universal's Islands of Adventure and Universal Orlando Resort. There's still lots to do: make an unforgettable trip to Walt Disney World Resort, add some entertainment to your itinerary with Happily Ever After Fireworks, have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Orlando, and admire the masterpieces at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art.

For more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Orlando trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Orlando takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Orlando sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, Audubon Center for Birds of Prey
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Discovery Cove ©
Discovery Cove
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

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.
On the 13th (Thu), learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District, thenlook for gifts at Faulkner House Books, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, get to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square, thensee the interesting displays at Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Royal Street.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a New Orleans trip simple and quick.

Getting from Orlando to New Orleans by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Orlando in August, expect nights in New Orleans to be somewhat warmer, around °C, while days are slightly colder, around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in New Orleans

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

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Santa Monica Pier and La Brea Tar Pits and Museum. Get outdoors at Santa Monica State Beach and Venice Beach and Boardwalk. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Getty Center, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Forever Cemetery.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles travel planner.

You can fly from New Orleans to Los Angeles in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from New Orleans to Los Angeles. Expect slightly colder evenings in Los Angeles when traveling from New Orleans in August, with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can catch the bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Glacier Point and Taft Point. Escape the urban bustle at Vernal Fall and Panorama Trail. Next up on the itinerary: explore and take pictures at Tioga Pass, hike along Nevada Falls Loop, take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, and explore the striking landscape of Swinging Bridge Picnic Area Yosemite National Park CA.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip maker app.

Getting from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park by bus takes about 12 hours. Expect cooler evenings in Yosemite National Park when traveling from Los Angeles in August, with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get in touch with nature at Alcatraz Island and Muir Woods National Monument. Popular historic sites such as Golden Gate Bridge and Fort Point are in your itinerary. There's still lots to do: shop like a local with Union Square, learn about all things military at USS Pampanito, see the interesting displays at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco tour itinerary builder website.

Fly from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, plan for little chillier days in San Francisco, with highs around °C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
Find places to stay Aug 24 — 28:
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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