31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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Washington DC
— 3 nights
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Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
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Detroit
— 2 nights
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Redwood National Park
— 1 night
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
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Monument Valley
— 1 night
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Moab
— 2 nights
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Denver
— 2 nights
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Minneapolis
— 1 night
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Duluth
— 1 night
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Chicago
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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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip builder tool.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Washington DC is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Dubai to Washington DC is minus 9 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Dubai in August; daily highs in Washington DC reach 36°C and lows reach 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Nature · Historic Sites
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Lincoln Memorial ©
Lincoln Memorial
Washington National Cathedral ©
Washington National Cathedral
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin

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Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): hike along Niagara Gorge Trail, then Head underground at Cave of the Winds, then get a new perspective on things with Maid of the Mist, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Niagara Falls Observation Tower. On the next day, revel in the low prices at Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls, USA, then try your luck at Seneca Niagara Casino, and then admire the sheer force of Bridal Veil Falls.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Niagara Falls vacation maker.

You can fly from Washington DC to Niagara Falls in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, Niagara Falls is slightly colder than Washington DC - with highs of 31°C and lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to drive to Detroit.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks · Fun & Games · Casinos
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Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Maid of the Mist
Maid of the Mist
Niagara Gorge Trail ©
Niagara Gorge Trail

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Detroit

Detroit ©
Founded in 1701 by a French explorer and adventurer, Detroit exerted a profound impact on the world for most of the 20th century.
On the 7th (Fri), take a leisurely stroll along Detroit RiverFront, then steep yourself in history at Motown Museum, then steep yourself in history at The Ford Piquette Avenue Plant, and finally admire the masterpieces at Detroit Institute of Arts. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sat): stop by Shinola Bicycles, then stroll around Belle Isle Park, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

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You can drive from Niagara Falls to Detroit in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Detroit can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Detroit

Museums · Outdoors · Tours
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Motown Museum ©
Motown Museum
The Ford Piquette Avenue Plant ©
The Ford Piquette Avenue Plant
Shinola Bicycles ©
Shinola Bicycles

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Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): take a peaceful walk through Tall Trees Grove and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Redwood National Park.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Redwood National Park trip itinerary tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Detroit to Redwood National Park. Traveling from Detroit to Redwood National Park, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Detroit in August, with highs in Redwood National Park at 20°C and lows at 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors
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Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park
Tall Trees Grove ©
Tall Trees Grove

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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Santa Monica State Beach and Venice Beach and Boardwalk. For shopping fun, head to Annenberg Community Beach House or Third Street Promenade. Next up on the itinerary: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, look for gifts at Amoeba Music, and enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica Bay.

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

The Route module can help you plan travel from Redwood National Park to Los Angeles. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Redwood National Park in August, with highs in Los Angeles at 34°C and lows at 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

Santa Monica
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The Grove ©
The Grove
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Grand Prismatic Spring. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Uncle Tom's Trail, explore the activities along Yellowstone Lake, take in the natural beauty of Grand Geyser, and get outside with Morning Glory Pool.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park route tool.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Yellowstone National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Los Angeles to Yellowstone National Park. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Los Angeles in August: highs in Yellowstone National Park hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 12 — 16:
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park ©
You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
On the 17th (Mon), hike along Queen's Garden Trail, take in breathtaking views at Sunset Point, then trek along Navajo Loop Trail, and finally hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop. Keep things going the next day: hike along Peek-A-Boo Loop and then get great views at Inspiration Point.

To find maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Bryce Canyon National Park road trip website.

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, shuttle, taxi, and train. In August, Bryce Canyon National Park is a bit warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 29°C and lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
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Peek-A-Boo Loop ©
Peek-A-Boo Loop
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail

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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Grand Canyon South Rim and South Kaibab Trail. There's still lots to do: trek along Bright Angel Trail, explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and stop by Canyon Village Marketplace.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Grand Canyon National Park takes 5.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Grand Canyon National Park are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Tours
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

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Monument Valley

Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park and then hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Monument Valley trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Monument Valley takes 5.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, things will get a bit warmer in Monument Valley: highs are around 36°C and lows about 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Moab.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Nature · Parks · Tours
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Photography Tours
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park

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Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): don't miss a visit to Wolfe Ranch, take in the awesome beauty at Arches National Park, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Courthouse Towers. On the next day, look for gifts at Gearheads Outdoor Store, admire the majestic nature at Dead Horse Point State Park, then take in the exciting artwork at Gallery Moab LCA, and finally take a memorable tour with Tours.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Moab trip planner.

Traveling by car from Monument Valley to Moab takes 3 hours. August in Moab sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Denver.

Things to do in Moab

Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Arches National Park
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Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Off-Road Tours
Dead Horse Point State Park ©
Dead Horse Point State Park

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Denver

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.
On the 25th (Tue), let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour and then contemplate the long history of Denver Union Station. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Denver Botanic Gardens, take a stroll through 16th Street Mall, then contemplate the long history of Molly Brown House Museum, and finally admire the striking features of Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Denver trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Moab to Denver takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Moab in August; daily highs in Denver reach 34°C and lows reach 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Minneapolis.

Things to do in Denver

Historic Sites · Shopping · Adventure

Side Trip

River Rafting & Tubing
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River Rafting & Tubing
Denver Union Station ©
Denver Union Station
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens

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Minneapolis

Minneapolis ©
Located on both banks of the Mississippi River, Minneapolis salutes the state's love of the outdoors with numerous lakes, wetlands, creeks, and waterfalls--many connected to one another by a national scenic byway great for sightseeing.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): get your game on at FlyOver America, have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game, then take in the dramatic scenery at Minnehaha Park, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Saint Paul.

To find maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Minneapolis tour itinerary maker.

Fly from Denver to Minneapolis in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Denver to Minneapolis, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Denver in August since evenings lows in Minneapolis dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Duluth.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Nature · Fun & Games · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cathedral of Saint Paul, FlyOver America
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Minnehaha Park ©
Minnehaha Park
Cathedral of Saint Paul ©
Cathedral of Saint Paul
The Escape Game ©
The Escape Game

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Duluth

Duluth ©
Situated on the westernmost point of the Lake Superior, Duluth represents a booming port city.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): immerse yourself in nature at Amnicon Falls State Park, then contemplate the long history of Glensheen, The Historic Congdon Estate, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Lakewalk.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Duluth journey planner.

You can drive from Minneapolis to Duluth in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Minneapolis in August, expect Duluth to be little chillier, temps between 26°C and 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Duluth

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Amnicon Falls State Park
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Lakewalk ©
Lakewalk
Amnicon Falls State Park ©
Amnicon Falls State Park
Glensheen, The Historic Congdon Estate ©
Glensheen, The Historic Congdon Estate

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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple, admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, then wander the streets of The Magnificent Mile, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fourth Presbyterian Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sun): admire the striking features of Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio, steep yourself in history at Pleasant Home, steep yourself in history at Ernest Hemingway Birthplace, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and finally stroll around Millennium Park.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Chicago trip website.

Getting from Duluth to Chicago by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Duluth in August, with highs in Chicago at 33°C and lows at 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Oak Park
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Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio ©
Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio
Ernest Hemingway Birthplace ©
Ernest Hemingway Birthplace
Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple ©
Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple

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