35 days in United States Itinerary

35 days in United States Itinerary

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1
Washington DC
— 4 nights
2
Arlington
— 2 nights
3
Atlanta
— 2 nights
4
Biloxi
— 1 night
5
Hattiesburg
— 2 nights
6
Jackson
— 2 nights
7
Houston
— 3 nights
8
Austin
— 1 night
9
San Antonio
— 2 nights
10
Scottsdale
— 2 nights
11
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
12
Page
— 1 night
13
San Francisco
— 4 nights
14
Zephyr Cove
— 2 nights

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.
Attractions like Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum make great kid-friendly stops. There's much more to do: appreciate the history behind Washington Monument, explore the activities along Tidal Basin, ponder the world of politics at White House, and see the interesting displays at The National Archives Museum.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC day trip planning site.

London, UK to Washington DC is an approximately 12-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from London to Washington DC. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from London in August, with highs in Washington DC at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can drive to Arlington.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ©
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

2
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Arlington

Arlington ©
Located just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., the county of Arlington blends big city and sprawling suburban environments.
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier has been added to your itinerary. Attractions like Arlington National Cemetery and U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial make great kid-friendly stops. There's much more to do: step off the mainland to explore Theodore Roosevelt Island Park, wander the streets of Old Town, appreciate the history behind Canadian Cross of Sacrifice, and walk around Gravelly Point Park.

To find out how to plan a trip to Arlington, use our trip itinerary maker.

Arlington is just a stone's throw from Washington DC. In August, daytime highs in Arlington are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Arlington

Parks Historic Sites Trails

Side Trip

Old Town
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The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Gravelly Point Park ©
Gravelly Point Park
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery

2
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Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): walk around Centennial Olympic Park, find something for the whole family at SKYVIEW Atlanta, and then immerse yourself in nature at Stone Mountain Park. Keep things going the next day: have fun and explore at Interact Art Museum, observe the fascinating underwater world at Georgia Aquarium, and then enjoy some music at Fox Theatre.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Atlanta trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Arlington to Atlanta takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and subway. August in Atlanta sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Biloxi.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Trails Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Stone Mountain Park
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Stone Mountain Park ©
Stone Mountain Park
Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium
Fox Theatre ©
Fox Theatre

1
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Biloxi

Biloxi ©
A busy city on the Gulf Coast, Biloxi is one of the nation's oldest communities, first settled by Europeans in 1699.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): get your game on at IP Casino Resort, thentry your luck at Beau Rivage Casino, thentry to win big at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi, and finally don't miss a visit to Hurricane Katrina Memorial. On your second day here, take in the waterfront at Biloxi Lighthouse Pier, enjoy the sand and surf at Biloxi Beach, and then get your game on at Big Play Entertainment Center.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Biloxi online road trip planner.

Getting from Atlanta to Biloxi by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. August in Biloxi sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to drive to Hattiesburg.

Things to do in Biloxi

Fun & Games Casinos Beaches
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Beau Rivage Casino ©
Beau Rivage Casino
Big Play Entertainment Center ©
Big Play Entertainment Center
Hurricane Katrina Memorial ©
Hurricane Katrina Memorial

2
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Hattiesburg

Hattiesburg ©
Hattiesburg is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Hattiesburg Zoo, head outdoors with Longleaf Trace, and then make a splash at Pep's Point Water Park. On your second day here, learn about all things military at Mississippi Armed Forces Museum, admire the majestic nature at Paul B. Johnson State Park, and then cool off at Flint Creek Water Park.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Hattiesburg trip planner.

You can drive from Biloxi to Hattiesburg in 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Hattiesburg can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Jackson.

Things to do in Hattiesburg

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Flint Creek Water Park
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Hattiesburg Zoo ©
Hattiesburg Zoo
Longleaf Trace ©
Longleaf Trace
Mississippi Armed Forces Museum ©
Mississippi Armed Forces Museum

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Jackson

Jackson ©
Jackson, officially the City of Jackson, is the capital city and largest urban center of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): get to know the resident critters at The Jackson Zoo, take an in-depth tour of Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, and then explore the engaging exhibits at Mississippi Children's Museum. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Mississippi State Capitol, see the interesting displays at Mississippi Agricultural & Forestry Museum, thenlearn more about the world around you at Mississippi Museum of Natural Science, and finally look for gifts at Lemuria Books.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Jackson day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Hattiesburg to Jackson takes 2 hours. August in Jackson sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Houston.

Things to do in Jackson

Museums Childrens Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Mississippi Civil Rights Museum ©
Mississippi Civil Rights Museum
Mississippi Children's Museum ©
Mississippi Children's Museum
Mississippi Museum of Natural Science ©
Mississippi Museum of Natural Science

3
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Houston

Houston ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): engage your brain at Cockrell Butterfly Center, thenlearn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Houston Zoo, and then have some family-friendly fun at Escape Hunt. Here are some ideas for day two: engage your brain at The Houston Museum of Natural Science and then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Seawall.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Houston journey maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Jackson to Houston takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Houston can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can drive to Austin.

Things to do in Houston

Childrens Museums Parks Museums

Side Trip

The Seawall
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The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
The Houston Museum of Natural Science
Houston Zoo ©
Houston Zoo
Escape Hunt ©
Escape Hunt

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Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Bullock Texas State History Museum, thenadmire the striking features of Texas State Capitol, and then get your game on at The Escape Game Austin. On the next day, hike along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, take in the natural beauty of Barton Springs Pool, thentake some stellar pictures from Mount Bonnell, and finally take in the views from Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats.

To find photos and tourist information, read Austin road trip planner.

You can drive from Houston to Austin in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Austin can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Barton Springs Pool ©
Barton Springs Pool
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Bullock Texas State History Museum ©
Bullock Texas State History Museum

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San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): find something for the whole family at SeaWorld, thenget in on the family fun at Six Flags Fiesta Texas, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Antonio Zoo, thenadmire the architecture and history at Mission San Jose, thensteep yourself in history at The Alamo, and finally shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our San Antonio trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Austin to San Antonio takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in San Antonio, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Scottsdale.

Things to do in San Antonio

Theme Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
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SeaWorld ©
SeaWorld
Six Flags Fiesta Texas ©
Six Flags Fiesta Texas
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk

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Scottsdale

Scottsdale ©
Scottsdale is a city in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona, adjacent to the Greater Phoenix Area. On the 23rd (Mon), get a taste of the local shopping with Elan Wollitzer Gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, thenmeet the residents at Phoenix Zoo, and finally wander the streets of Old Town Scottsdale. On the next day, have some family-friendly fun at iFLY Indoor Skydiving - Phoenix, thenlearn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Butterfly Wonderland, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at OdySea Aquarium.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Scottsdale trip builder tool.

Traveling by flight from San Antonio to Scottsdale takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from San Antonio to Scottsdale due to the time zone difference. In August, Scottsdale is a bit warmer than San Antonio - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Scottsdale

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Phoenix Zoo
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OdySea Aquarium ©
OdySea Aquarium
Phoenix Zoo ©
Phoenix Zoo
Butterfly Wonderland ©
Butterfly Wonderland

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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 25th (Wed), take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim and then trek along Bright Angel Trail. On the next day, stroll through Rim Trail and then get curious at Yavapai Geology Museum.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Scottsdale to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4 hours. In August, Grand Canyon National Park is colder than Scottsdale - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Yavapai Geology Museum ©
Yavapai Geology Museum
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

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Page

Page ©
Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
On the 27th (Fri), admire the engineering at Glen Canyon Dam Overlook, take in the dramatic natural features at Horseshoe Bend, thenhave fun at Gunfighter Canyon, and finally explore the activities along Lake Powell. On the next day, see Off-Road Tours, explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon, and then get lost in a book at Page Public Library.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Page online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Page in 2.5 hours. In August, Page is somewhat warmer than Grand Canyon National Park - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Page

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Gunfighter Canyon ©
Gunfighter Canyon
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Family-friendly places like Golden Gate Bridge and Fisherman's Wharf will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Alcatraz Island, get curious at Exploratorium, see the interesting displays at San Francisco Maritime Museum/Aquatic Park Bathhouse Building, and stroll around Crissy Field.

For photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco online trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Page to San Francisco takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle, bus, and subway. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Page in August, you will find days in San Francisco are much colder (°C), and nights are slightly colder (°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Zephyr Cove.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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Zephyr Cove

Zephyr Cove ©
Zephyr Cove is a census-designated place (CDP) in Douglas County, Nevada, United States. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Nevada Beach Campground, contemplate the long history of Thunderbird Lodge Preservation Society, thenplay a few rounds at Kings Beach Miniature Golf, and finally hike along Tahoe Meadows Trail.

For more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Zephyr Cove trip maker tool.

Getting from San Francisco to Zephyr Cove by car takes about 3.5 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in September, Zephyr Cove is little chillier at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Zephyr Cove

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Lake Tahoe (Nevada), Kings Beach Miniature Golf, Tahoe Meadows Trail
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Nevada Beach Campground ©
Nevada Beach Campground
Kings Beach Miniature Golf ©
Kings Beach Miniature Golf
Tahoe Meadows Trail ©
Tahoe Meadows Trail

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