37 days in United States Itinerary

37 days in United States Itinerary

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Los Angeles
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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Monument Valley
— 1 night
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Keystone
— 2 nights
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Dallas
— 1 night
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Key West
— 3 nights
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Orlando
— 3 nights
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Washington DC
— 3 nights
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New York City
— 3 nights
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Salem
— 2 nights
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Portland
— 3 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
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Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
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Wawona
— 2 nights
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San Francisco
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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): examine the collection at The Getty Center. On the 2nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get your bearings at Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, kick back and relax at Santa Monica Bay, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica State Beach.

Plan my trip to Los Angeles with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Sydney, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 18 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Sydney in September, with highs in Los Angeles at 34°C and lows at 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 1 — 2:
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The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum ©
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

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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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): trek along South Kaibab Trail, then take a memorable drive along Cape Royal, and then take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire all the interesting features of East Rim Drive, then take some stellar pictures from Mather Point, then look for gifts at Lookout Studio, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park online vacation planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park in 9 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. Traveling from Los Angeles in September, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are little chillier (28°C), and nights are much colder (7°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Scenic Drive · Nature
Find places to stay Sep 2 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Mather Point ©
Mather Point
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim

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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 5th (Sat): capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour and then explore the striking landscape at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Monument Valley holiday site.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Monument Valley in 5.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September; daily highs in Monument Valley reach 32°C and lows reach 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Keystone.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Sep 4 — 5:
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Photography Tours
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park

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Keystone

Keystone ©

Home Of Mount Rushmore

Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Wildlife Loop Road and Needles Eye Tunnel. Take a break from the city and head to Sylvan Lake and Presidential Trail. Change things up with these side-trips from Keystone: Mammoth Site of Hot Springs (in Hot Springs) and Windcross Conservancy (in Buffalo Gap). And it doesn't end there: explore and take pictures at Iron Mountain Road, take some stellar pictures from Breezy Point Picnic Area, look for gifts at Goodtyme Photo, and go deep underground at Big Thunder Gold Mine.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Keystone trip planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Monument Valley to Keystone takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Monument Valley in September; daily highs in Keystone reach 25°C and lows reach 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Keystone

Parks · Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 5 — 8:
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Mammoth Site of Hot Springs ©
Mammoth Site of Hot Springs
Needles Eye Tunnel ©
Needles Eye Tunnel
Iron Mountain Road ©
Iron Mountain Road

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Dallas

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.
On the 9th (Wed), examine the collection at Perot Museum of Nature and Science and then see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Dallas vacation builder app.

You can fly from Keystone to Dallas in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Keystone to Dallas. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Keystone in September: high temperatures in Dallas hover around 39°C and lows are around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in Dallas

Find places to stay Sep 8 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Perot Museum of Nature and Science ©
Perot Museum of Nature and Science
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza ©
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

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Key West

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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Fort Zachary Taylor and Sombrero Beach. Take a break from the city and head to The Turtle Hospital and Fishing Charters & Tours. Take a break from Key West with a short trip to Scuba & Snorkeling in Marathon, about 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Mary Star of the Sea, see the interesting displays at Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum, contemplate the long history of Truman Little White House, and brush up on your military savvy at U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Key West tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Dallas to Key West takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, subway, taxi, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Dallas to Key West is 1 hour. Traveling from Dallas in September, Key West is a bit warmer at night with lows of 31°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 9 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Saint Mary Star of the Sea ©
Saint Mary Star of the Sea
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
Fishing Charters & Tours

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Orlando

Orlando ©

Theme Park Capital of the World

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.
Head to World of Disney and Orlando International Premium Outletsfor some retail therapy. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park and Room Escape Games. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Orlando: Beach at Daytona Beach (in Daytona Beach) and Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum (in Ponce Inlet). There's still lots to do: discover the magic at Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park and try out the rides at Happily Ever After Fireworks.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Orlando trip itinerary site.

You can fly from Key West to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Key West in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Orlando, with lows of 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks · Shopping · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 12 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park ©
Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park
Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum ©
Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum
Beach at Daytona Beach ©
Beach at Daytona Beach

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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.
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception will appeal to history buffs. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and Old Town. Venture out of the city with trips to Manassas National Battlefield Park (in Manassas) and Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center (in Chantilly). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, explore the world behind art at National Portrait Gallery, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and appreciate the extensive heritage of National Mall.

To find photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Washington DC online travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Washington DC takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, Washington DC is little chillier than Orlando - with highs of 32°C and lows of 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 15 — 18:
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The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center ©
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
Old Town ©
Old Town

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New York City

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Ground Zero Museum Workshop. Visit The Met Cloisters and 9/11 Memorial for their historical value. And it doesn't end there: race across the water with a speed boat tour, get to know the fascinating history of Brooklyn Heights Promenade, hunt for treasures at Chelsea Market, and wander the streets of Times Square.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City online itinerary builder.

Traveling by train from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In September, daytime highs in New York City are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Salem.

Things to do in New York City

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 18 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
The Met Cloisters ©
The Met Cloisters
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library

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Salem

Salem ©

Witch City

Best known for its 1692 witch trials, Salem has a number of significant historical sites, a bustling downtown, and many witch-themed attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of Wicked Good Books, then kick back and relax at Hampton Beach State Park, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed): steep yourself in history at Strawbery Banke Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of Phillips House, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Old Burying Point Cemetery, and finally contemplate the long history of The House of the Seven Gables.

To find more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Salem trip planning site.

Drive from New York City to Salem in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Traveling from New York City in September, things will get a bit cooler in Salem: highs are around 28°C and lows about 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can drive to Portland.

Things to do in Salem

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 21 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Hampton Beach State Park ©
Hampton Beach State Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Strawbery Banke Museum ©
Strawbery Banke Museum

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Portland

Portland ©

The Forest City

Maine's biggest and perhaps most vibrant city, Portland was established as a fishing village in 1633 and grew to become New England's largest port.
Escape the urban bustle at Perkins Cove and Ogunquit Beach. Marginal Way Walkway and Portland Head Light will appeal to history buffs. Take a break from Portland with a short trip to Wells Beach in Wells, about 40 minutes away. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Old Port, tour the pleasant surroundings at Beth Condon Pathway, admire the masterpieces at Portland Museum of Art, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Allagash Brewing Company.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Portland online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Salem to Portland in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. September in Portland sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 23 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Old Port ©
Old Port
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Portland Head Light ©
Portland Head Light

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Yellowstone National Park

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Old Faithful and Midway Geyser Basin. Step out of the city life by going to Grand Prismatic Spring and Petrified Tree. The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Tower Fall, take in the dramatic natural features at Natural Bridge Trail, contemplate the geological forces at Monument Geyser Basin, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Artists’ Paintpots.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park trip planning website.

Getting from Portland to Yellowstone National Park by flight takes about 11 hours. Other options: drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Portland to Yellowstone National Park. In September, Yellowstone National Park is a bit cooler than Portland - with highs of 18°C and lows of 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Monument Geyser Basin ©
Monument Geyser Basin
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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Salt Lake City

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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): head off the coast to Antelope Island State Park and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Square. On the 1st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the stunning scenery at Big Cottonwood Canyon, then get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Utah, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of The Tabernacle.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Salt Lake City tour builder.

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to Salt Lake City in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car, bus, shuttle, taxi, and train. In September, Salt Lake City is much hotter than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Wawona.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 29 — Oct 1:
Highlights from your plan
Antelope Island State Park ©
Antelope Island State Park
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Natural History Museum of Utah ©
Natural History Museum of Utah

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Wawona

Wawona ©
Wawona is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Taft Point, then explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point. On the 3rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls and then explore the striking landscape at Half Dome.

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

The Route module can help you plan travel from Salt Lake City to Wawona. The time zone difference when traveling from Salt Lake City to Wawona is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Salt Lake City in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Wawona, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Wawona

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 1 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Taft Point ©
Taft Point
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Half Dome ©
Half Dome

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Lands End, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island. On your second day here, take a peaceful walk through Muir Woods National Monument, look for all kinds of wild species at Marin Headlands, then get to know the fascinating history of Filbert Street Stairs, and finally see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco route planning website.

Traveling by car from Wawona to San Francisco takes 4 hours. When traveling from Wawona in October, plan for a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 15°C at night. On the 6th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 3 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Lands End ©
Lands End
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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