50 days in United States Itinerary

50 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
2
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
3
Chicago
— 3 nights
4
New York City
— 5 nights
5
Washington DC
— 4 nights
6
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 2 nights
7
Orlando
— 3 nights
8
Key West
— 2 nights
9
Marathon
— 1 night
10
New Orleans
— 3 nights
11
Phoenix
— 2 nights
12
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
13
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
14
San Diego
— 2 nights
15
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
16
Honolulu, Oahu
— 2 nights

3
nights
San Francisco

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: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and see the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip itinerary site.

Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Sydney to San Francisco. In May, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 4:
Highlights from your plan
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

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: make a trip to Yosemite Village, contemplate the waterfront views at Mirror Lake/Meadow Trail, hike along Yosemite Valley Loop Trail, and get great views at Valley View.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park trip maker.

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 and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Yosemite National Park, with lows of 1°C. On the 9th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Chicago.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay May 4 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Taft Point ©
Taft Point
Yosemite Village ©
Yosemite Village
Valley View ©
Valley View

3
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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: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, don't miss a visit to Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio, admire the landmark architecture of 360 Chicago Observation Deck, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Shedd Aquarium.

To find more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Chicago trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to Chicago takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Yosemite National Park to Chicago is 2 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Yosemite National Park in May; daily highs in Chicago reach 25°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio
Find places to stay May 9 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Fox in a Box Chicago ©
Fox in a Box Chicago
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

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.
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, enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, and browse the exhibits of 9/11 Memorial.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the New York City itinerary maker site.

Getting from Chicago to New York City by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to New York City. In May, daytime highs in New York City are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Find places to stay May 12 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

4
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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: contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

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

Traveling by train from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City in May, expect nights in Washington DC to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 17 — 21:
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

2
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Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Great Smoky Mountains National Park ©
Great Smoky Mountains National Park contains some of the highest mountains east of the Mississippi River, but it's the ease of access that makes this national park the United States' most visited.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Roaring Fork, stroll around Greenbrier Picnic Area, then admire the sheer force of Ramsey Cascades, then walk around Chimneys Picnic Area, and finally don't miss a visit to Elkmont Ghost Town. Keep things going the next day: admire all the interesting features of Newfound Gap Road, pause for some photo ops at Rockefeller Memorial, hike along Alum Cave Trail, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Chimney Tops Trail.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park trip itinerary site.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Great Smoky Mountains National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Great Smoky Mountains National Park can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature
Find places to stay May 21 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Chimneys Picnic Area ©
Chimneys Picnic Area
Alum Cave Trail ©
Alum Cave Trail
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork

3
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.
Pack the 24th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. Pack the 25th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. There's still lots to do: discover the magic at Walt Disney World Resort.

Plan my day in Orlando using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can fly from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Great Smoky Mountains National Park in May: high temperatures in Orlando hover around 36°C and lows are around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks
Find places to stay May 23 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort

2
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.
On the 27th (Thu), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, steep yourself in history at Curry Mansion, identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, then examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, and finally view the masterpieces at Alan S. Maltz Gallery. Here are some ideas for day two: take an unforgettable tour with Air Adventures Helicopter Tours, steep yourself in history at Truman Little White House, see the interesting displays at Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Audubon House & Tropical Gardens, then stroll the grounds of Key West Cemetery, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Key West trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Orlando to Key West in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Orlando in May, Key West is a bit warmer at night with lows of 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can go by car to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Museums · Tours · Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 26 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Alan S. Maltz Gallery ©
Alan S. Maltz Gallery
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory ©
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory

1
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Marathon

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Bahia Honda State Park, then get interesting insight from Z Flight Watersports, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Pablo Catholic Church.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Marathon trip planner.

Traveling by car from Key West to Marathon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Marathon can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Marathon

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Bahia Honda State Park
Find places to stay May 28 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Z Flight Watersports ©
Z Flight Watersports
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
San Pablo Catholic Church ©
San Pablo Catholic Church

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.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, see the interesting displays at New Orleans Museum of Art, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Audubon Zoo, and get to know the fascinating history of Garden District.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the New Orleans route planning tool.

Getting from Marathon to New Orleans by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Marathon to New Orleans, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May, New Orleans is little chillier than Marathon - with highs of 24°C and lows of 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay May 29 — Jun 1:
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
French Quarter ©
French Quarter

2
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Phoenix

Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. On the 2nd (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at KOLI Equestrian Center, then see Off-Road Tours, then trot along with a tour on horseback, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at McDowell Sonoran Preserve. Keep things going the next day: take a tour by water with Mild to Wild Rafting and Jeep Tours, get interesting insight from Stoneman Climbing Company, and then indulge your senses at Arizona Scenic Tours - Day Tours.

Before you visit Phoenix, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from New Orleans to Phoenix by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to Phoenix. When traveling from New Orleans in June, plan for much hotter days and about the same nights in Phoenix: temperatures range from 49°C by day to 32°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Phoenix

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

McDowell Sonoran Preserve, KOLI Equestrian Center
Find places to stay Jun 1 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Horseback Riding Tours
Stoneman Climbing Company ©
Stoneman Climbing Company

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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.
On the 4th (Fri), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Lipan Point, take a memorable drive along East Rim Drive, and don't miss a visit to Grand Canyon Village.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

Getting from Phoenix to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus. Traveling from Phoenix in June, things will get colder in Grand Canyon National Park: highs are around 34°C and lows about 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails
Find places to stay Jun 3 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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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.
Change things up with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City (about 50 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and admire the majestic nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas route site.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 46°C to lows of 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games · Parks · Casinos

Side Trips

Hoover Dam, Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Find places to stay Jun 7 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
The Strip ©
The Strip

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San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): walk around Sunset Cliffs Natural Park, pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo. Keep things going the next day: let little ones run wild at Balboa Park, then see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum, and then step aboard Maritime Museum of San Diego.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the San Diego road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to San Diego takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in June, expect nights in San Diego to be a bit cooler, around 20°C, while days are cooler, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jun 11 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

3
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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.
Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Anaheim (Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT!, Disneyland Park, &more). There's much more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, make a trip to Walt Disney Concert Hall, examine the collection at The Getty Center, and admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. When traveling from San Diego in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Theme Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Will Rogers Memorial Park, Santa Monica Pier
Find places to stay Jun 13 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

2
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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.
On the 17th (Thu), admire the sheer force of Manoa Falls, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then get engrossed in the history at USS Arizona Memorial, then go for a walk through Diamond Head State Monument, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Waikiki Beach.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Honolulu trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Honolulu takes 8 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Honolulu is minus 2 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in June, with highs in Honolulu at 35°C and lows at 27°C. On the 18th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
Find places to stay Jun 16 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach

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