46 days in United States Itinerary

46 days in United States Itinerary

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1
New York City
— 3 nights
2
Washington DC
— 3 nights
3
Gatlinburg
— 4 nights
4
Savannah
— 2 nights
5
St. Augustine
— 3 nights
6
Key West
— 3 nights
7
Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights
8
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
9
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
10
San Francisco
— 3 nights
11
Lahaina, Maui
— 3 nights
12
Honolulu, Oahu
— 4 nights

3
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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.
Get some cultural insight at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and 9/11 Memorial. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to New York Public Library and St. Patrick's Cathedral. There's still lots to do: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, don't miss a visit to Empire State Building, take a stroll through Times Square, and take in the views from Brooklyn Bridge.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the New York City road trip tool.

Mumbai, India to New York City is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 10.5 hours traveling from Mumbai to New York City. Traveling from Mumbai in July, New York City is slightly colder at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to take a 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
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

3
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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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and National Gallery of Art. Get some cultural insight at Arlington National Cemetery and National Air and Space Museum. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, admire the masterpieces at National Portrait Gallery, and see the interesting displays at The National Archives Museum.

To plan Washington DC vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can take a train from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Arlington National Cemetery
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Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

4
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Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg ©
Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Take a break from the city and head to Cades Cove and Zipline. Step off the beaten path and head to Blue Ridge Pkwy and Clingmans Dome. Step out of Gatlinburg to go to Hartford and see River Rafting & Tubing, which is approximately 42 minutes away. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Roaring Fork, get in on the family fun at Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster, sample the fine beverages at Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine, and walk around Chimneys Picnic Area.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Gatlinburg trip itinerary website.

Getting from Washington DC to Gatlinburg by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. In July in Gatlinburg, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Savannah.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Pigeon Forge, Blue Ridge Pkwy, River Rafting & Tubing
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Cades Cove ©
Cades Cove
River Rafting & Tubing
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork

2
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Savannah

Savannah
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): enjoy the sea views from Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Fort Pulaski National Monument, thenexplore the different monuments and memorials at Bonaventure Cemetery, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. John the Baptist. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Coligny Beach, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then trek along Hilton Head Island Bike Trails.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Savannah road trip planner.

You can fly from Gatlinburg to Savannah in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and bus. In July in Savannah, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can go by car to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Hilton Head, Tybee Island
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Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist ©
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
Coligny Beach ©
Coligny Beach

3
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St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
St. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at St. Augustine Beach and Beach at Daytona Beach. You'll explore and learn at St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc. and Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Lightner Museum, get engrossed in the history at St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum, sample the fine beverages at St. Augustine Distillery, and identify plant and animal life at St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the St. Augustine trip planner.

Drive from Savannah to St. Augustine in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, Beach at Daytona Beach
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Lightner Museum ©
Lightner Museum
St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach
Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum ©
Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum

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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 historical perspective at Fort Zachary Taylor and Truman Little White House. Step out of the city life by going to The Turtle Hospital and Dolphin Research Center. Venture out of the city with trips to Bahia Honda State Park (in Big Pine Key) and Fishing Charters & Tours (in Marathon). It doesn't end there: admire all the interesting features of The Overseas Highway and browse the exhibits of Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum.

For photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Key West holiday website.

Traveling by flight from St. Augustine to Key West takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from St. Augustine in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Key West, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Marathon, Bahia Honda State Park
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The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park

6
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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.
Visiting Old Faithful and Midway Geyser Basin will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Grand Prismatic Spring and Upper Geyser Basin. There's much more to do: hike along Monument Geyser Basin, stroll through Hellroaring Creek Trailhead, take in the natural beauty of Lone Star Geyser, and explore the striking landscape at Natural Bridge Trail.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park route planner.

Fly from Key West to Yellowstone National Park in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Key West to Yellowstone National Park, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Key West in July, expect nights in Yellowstone National Park to be much colder, around °C, while days are a bit cooler, around °C. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Sun) before leaving for Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Monument Geyser Basin ©
Monument Geyser Basin
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to South Kaibab Trail and Bright Angel Point. Take a break from the city and head to Mather Point and Inner Canyon. There's much more to do: hike along Rim Trail, see Off-Road Tours, cruise along East Rim Drive, and explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park online sightseeing planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Off-Road Tours
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Bright Angel Point ©
Bright Angel Point
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Glacier Point and Vernal Fall. Discover out-of-the-way places like Yosemite Falls and Panorama Trail. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Four Mile Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nevada Falls Loop, explore the striking landscape at Lembert Dome, and look for all kinds of wild species at North Dome.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Yosemite National Park vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park by combination of bus and flight takes about 13.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July since evenings lows in Yosemite National Park dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Escape the urban bustle at Alcatraz Island and Muir Woods National Monument. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Exploratorium and Ferry Building Marketplace. And it doesn't end there: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, examine the collection at Cable Car Museum, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and explore the galleries of SS Jeremiah O'Brien.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read San Francisco tour planner.

You can fly from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

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Lahaina, Maui

Lahaina ©
Once the booming capital of the Hawaiian Kingdom, the tropical paradise of Lahaina still remains one of Maui's top vacation attractions, providing both culture and recreation.
Visit Napili Beach and Kapalua Beach for some beach relaxation. Explore hidden gems such as Zipline and Wailea Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Lahaina side-trips: Ho'okipa Beach Park (in Paia) and Makena Beach (in Wailea). There's still lots to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, walk around Lahaina Banyan Court, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Maui Ocean Center, and take a stroll through Lahaina Front Street.

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

You can fly from San Francisco to Lahaina in 10 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Lahaina is minus 2 hours. In August, Lahaina is somewhat warmer than San Francisco - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Lahaina

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Wailea, Kapalua Beach, Maui Ocean Center, Parasailing & Paragliding, Ho'okipa Beach Park
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Napili Beach ©
Napili Beach
Ho'okipa Beach Park ©
Ho'okipa Beach Park
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach

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Honolulu, Oahu

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Iolani Palace and USS Arizona Memorial will appeal to museum buffs. Battleship Missouri Memorial and National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Honolulu: Lanikai Beach (in Kailua) and Shark Diving (in Haleiwa). There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Makapuu Lighthouse Trail, kick back and relax at Ala Moana Beach Park, see the interesting displays at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, and contemplate the waterfront views at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Honolulu tour itinerary maker website.

You can fly from Lahaina to Honolulu in 3.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Honolulu are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lanikai Beach, Shark Diving
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Shark Diving
Lanikai Beach ©
Lanikai Beach
Makapuu Lighthouse Trail ©
Makapuu Lighthouse Trail

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