46 days in United States Itinerary

46 days in United States Itinerary

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Kailua-Kona
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Haleiwa
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San Diego
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Santa Monica
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Santa Barbara
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San Francisco
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Chicago
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Boston
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New York City
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Washington DC
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Key West
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Miami
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New Orleans
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Houston
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San Antonio
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Kailua-Kona

Heart of the Kona Coast

Thanks to its favorable location near a mountain range blocking the northeasterly trade winds, Kailua-Kona gets little rainfall, allowing adventure seekers and nature lovers a chance to enjoy over 300 days of sunshine each year.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): relax in the rural setting at Heavenly Hawaiian Kona Coffee Farm, then kick back and relax at Kahaluu Beach, then look for all kinds of wild species at Kanaloa Octopus Farm, and finally fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience.

Discover how to plan a Kailua-Kona trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Seattle to Kailua-Kona is an approximately 10-hour flight. Traveling from Seattle to Kailua-Kona, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Seattle in July; daily highs in Kailua-Kona reach 86°F and lows reach 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Haleiwa.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 1 — 2:

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Haleiwa

Haleiwa is a North Shore community and census-designated place (CDP) in the Waialua District of the island of Oahu, City and County of Honolulu. To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Haleiwa trip planner.

You can fly from Kailua-Kona to Haleiwa in 4.5 hours. Traveling from Kailua-Kona in July, Haleiwa is slightly colder at night with lows of 69°F. On the 3rd (Sat), you're off to San Diego.

Things to do in Haleiwa

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Adventure
Find places to stay Jul 2 — 3:

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San Diego

America's Finest City

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument and then get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at USS Midway Museum and then let little ones run wild at Balboa Park.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the San Diego trip itinerary site.

Getting from Haleiwa to San Diego by flight takes about 10.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time (HST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is 2 hours. When traveling from Haleiwa in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in San Diego: temperatures range from 77°F by day to 68°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Santa Monica.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games · Museums
Find places to stay Jul 3 — 6:

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Santa Monica

Fortunate People in a Fortunate Land

A famed resort town since the early 20th century, Santa Monica sits on the picturesque Santa Monica Bay, bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles.
Explore Santa Monica's surroundings by going to Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum (in Simi Valley), Six Flags Magic Mountain (in Santa Clarita) and Malibu Wine Safaris (in Malibu). Next up on the itinerary: explore and take pictures at Mulholland Drive, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, shop like a local with Two Rodeo Drive, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Santa Monica Bay.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Santa Monica journey builder.

Getting from San Diego to Santa Monica by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of train and tram. In July, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can go by car to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 6 — 10:

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Santa Barbara

The American Riviera

Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area and then take a leisurely stroll along Stearns Wharf.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Santa Barbara trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Santa Monica to Santa Barbara takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Santa Monica in July, plan for little chillier nights in Santa Barbara, with lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Wineries · Tours
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 11:

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San Francisco

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Francisco: Muir Woods National Monument (in Mill Valley), Wine Tours & Tastings (in Napa) and Santa Rosa (Charles M. Schulz Museum & Safari West). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, shop like a local with Ferry Building Marketplace, and walk around Golden Gate Park.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco trip itinerary maker website.

You can fly from Santa Barbara to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in San Francisco can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Wed) to allow time for travel to Chicago.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Tours · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 11 — 21:

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Chicago

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): meet the residents at Shedd Aquarium, engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, then admire the local landmark of Buckingham Fountain, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri): admire the striking features of 360 Chicago Observation Deck, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then walk around Millennium Park, and finally explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Chicago trip builder app.

You can fly from San Francisco to Chicago in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway and train. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Chicago is 2 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in July; daily highs in Chicago reach 83°F and lows reach 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Boston.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jul 21 — 23:

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Boston

Beantown

Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Change things up with these side-trips from Boston: Marginal Way Walkway (in Ogunquit) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Gloucester). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, get engrossed in the history at USS Constitution Museum, steep yourself in history at Granary Burying Ground, and walk around Boston Common.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Boston driving holiday planner.

Getting from Chicago to Boston by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In July, daytime highs in Boston are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 23 — 27:

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New York City

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City journey site.

Traveling by flight from Boston to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in July, and nighttime lows around 72°F. You'll set off for Washington DC on the 27th (Tue).

Things to do in New York City

Nightlife · Parks · Tours · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 27 — 28:

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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Washington DC: Baltimore (Horseshoe Casino & Federal Hill Park) and Gettysburg (Little Round Top, Gettysburg National Military Park, &more). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Washington DC journey builder website.

Getting from New York City to Washington DC by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 27 — Aug 3:

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Key West

Conch Republic

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.
Key West is known for wildlife, adventure, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, don't miss a visit to Southernmost Point, take in the exciting artwork at 7 Artists & Friends Gallery, and identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Key West road trip app.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Key West takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Washington DC in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Key West, with lows of 81°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Key West

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 3 — 6:

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Miami

Magic City

Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Art Deco Historic District, tour the pleasant surroundings at South Beach, then wander the streets of Lincoln Road, and finally enjoy some diversion at Lock & Load Miami.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Miami attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Key West to Miami takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Miami can reach 91°F, while at night they dip to 78°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Miami

Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 6 — 7:

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New Orleans

The Big Easy

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read New Orleans trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Miami 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 Miami in August, you will find days in New Orleans are slightly colder (82°F), and nights are about the same (82°F). You will leave for Houston on the 7th (Sat).

Things to do in New Orleans

Tours · Nightlife · Outdoors · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 7 — 8:

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Houston

Bayou City

Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
On the 8th (Sun), get to know the resident critters at Houston Zoo and then get to know the fascinating history of The Seawall. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Water Wall, examine the collection at The Houston Museum of Natural Science, then admire the natural beauty at Hermann Park's Japanese Garden, and finally play a few rounds at Hermann Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Houston trip builder tool.

You can fly from New Orleans to Houston in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New Orleans in August, you will find days in Houston are somewhat warmer (95°F), and nights are slightly colder (77°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Houston

Parks · Childrens Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 7 — 9:

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San Antonio

The Alamo City

As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, stroll around Friedrich Wilderness Park, then explore the fascinating underground world of Natural Bridge Caverns, and finally take a stroll around Tower of the Americas. On the 11th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Mission San Jose, get in on the family fun at Six Flags Fiesta Texas, then steep yourself in history at The Alamo, and finally take in the pleasant sights at The San Antonio River Walk.

Discover how to plan a San Antonio trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Houston to San Antonio in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In August, daytime highs in San Antonio are 98°F, while nighttime lows are 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to drive to Austin.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Aug 9 — 11:

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Austin

Live Music Capital of the World

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Bullock Texas State History Museum, then see the interesting displays at LBJ Presidential Library, then admire the landmark architecture of The Driskill, and finally snap pictures at Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats. On the 13th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol, contemplate the waterfront views at Barton Springs Pool, and then hike along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail.

To see reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Austin travel planning website.

Traveling by car from San Antonio to Austin takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 98°F, and evening lows to 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Dallas.

Things to do in Austin

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Trails
Find places to stay Aug 11 — 13:

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Dallas

Big D

One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Dallas day trip planning tool.

Getting from Austin to Dallas by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Dallas are 96°F, while nighttime lows are 78°F. You will leave for Salt Lake City on the 13th (Fri).

Things to do in Dallas

Nightlife · Fun & Games · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 13 — 14:

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Salt Lake City

Crossroads of the West

Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): get a sense of history and politics at Utah State Capitol, then stroll through Temple Square, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Salt Lake Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Assembly Hall.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Salt Lake City online tour planner.

You can fly from Dallas to Salt Lake City in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Dallas to Salt Lake City is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Dallas in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Salt Lake City, with lows around 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 13 — 14:

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Yellowstone National Park

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at North Rim Trail and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.

To find maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park online sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Salt Lake City to Yellowstone National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, shuttle, bus, and car. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Salt Lake City in August; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 70°F and lows reach 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 14 — 15:

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.