43 days in United States Itinerary

43 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States attractions planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

43 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Denver
1
San Diego
— 3 nights
2
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Monterey
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
6
Concord
— 2 nights
train:  30​min
7
Boston
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h 15​min
8
New York City
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
9
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
10
Minneapolis
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h
11
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 45​min
12
Denver
— 2 nights
End: Denver

3
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Maritime Museum of San Diego, LEGOLAND California and SeaWorld San Diego. Escape the urban bustle at La Jolla Cove and San Diego Zoo. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the San Diego day trip planning site .

Denver to San Diego is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Denver to San Diego, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Denver, expect little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in San Diego, ranging from highs of 77°F to lows of 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

LEGOLAND California
Find places to stay Jul 9 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego

3
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes California Science Center as well as Universal Studios Hollywood. Do some cultural sightseeing at Griffith Observatory and Hollywood Walk of Fame. Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim, about 30 minutes away.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip planner .

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 July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 83°F by day to 66°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Monterey.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Childrens Museums Museums

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Find places to stay Jul 12 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

3
nights
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Monterey Mirror Maze & Lazer Challenge, Mystery Spot and Mount Hermon Adventures. Get in touch with nature at Point Lobos and Asilomar State Beach. Attractions like Carmel River State Beach and Monterey Bay Aquarium make great kid-friendly stops.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Monterey road trip site .

Fly from Los Angeles to Monterey in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, expect Monterey to be slightly colder, temps between 69°F and 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Carmel, Asilomar State Beach, Mount Hermon Adventures, Mystery Spot
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Mount Hermon Adventures ©
Mount Hermon Adventures
Asilomar State Beach ©
Asilomar State Beach

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes San Francisco Zoo, Muir Woods National Monument and Napa Valley Aloft Balloon Rides. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Union Square and Exploratorium. Kids will appreciate attractions like Marshall’s Beach and China Beach. There's more to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge and buy something for everyone on your list at Ghirardelli Square.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco day trip tool .

You can drive from Monterey to San Francisco in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. July in San Francisco sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 57°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Shopping

Side Trips

Napa Valley Aloft Balloon Rides, Muir Woods National Monument
Find places to stay Jul 18 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument

4
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Tuolumne Meadows and Cathedral Beach Picnic Area. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, get a taste of the local shopping with Yosemite Museum Gallery, make a trip to Olmsted Point, and trek along North Dome.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park visit planner.

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 83°F by day to 46°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Concord.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 22 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail

2
nights
Concord

Concord ©
Concord is a town in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, in the United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Berlin Orchards as well as Kimball Farm. Orchard House and Concord Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Take a break from the city and head to Walden Pond State Reservation and Cochituate State Park. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of North Bridge, make a trip to The Old Manse, stop by Maynard Outdoor Store, and witness the site of a historic battle at Minute Man National Historical Park.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Concord travel planner .

Explore your travel options from Yosemite National Park to Concord with the Route module. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 3 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Concord, with lows of 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can go by car to Boston.

Things to do in Concord

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Maynard Outdoor Store, Berlin Orchards, Cochituate State Park, Kimball Farm
Find places to stay Jul 27 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Minute Man National Historical Park ©
Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House ©
Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House
Walden Pond State Reservation ©
Walden Pond State Reservation

3
nights
Boston

Boston ©
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Boston Children's Museum, The Paul Revere House, Sandwich Glass Museum, and other attractions you added. Kids will enjoy Brookline Booksmith and USS Constitution Museum. Let the collections at New England Holocaust Memorial and Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum capture your imagination. Step out of Boston with an excursion to Plymouth Rock in Plymouth--about 1h 20 min away. There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Boston route builder tool .

Boston is very close to Concord. In July, daily temperatures in Boston can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Plymouth, Brookline Booksmith, Sandwich Glass Museum
Find places to stay Jul 29 — Aug 1:
Highlights from your plan
Boston Children's Museum ©
Boston Children's Museum
Sandwich Glass Museum ©
Sandwich Glass Museum
Plimoth Plantation ©
Plimoth Plantation

6
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Coney Island USA, Rose Center for Earth and Space, Hayden Planetarium, and other attractions. Attractions like Central Park and Bronx Zoo make great kid-friendly stops. 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island will appeal to history buffs. It doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at New York Public Library and choose your vessel at Narwhal Yacht Charters.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our New York City tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Boston to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Boston in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in New York City, with lows around 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Bronx Zoo, Coney Island
Find places to stay Aug 1 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

4
nights
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Washington Monument, White House, Library of Congress, and other attractions. National Air and Space Museum and Newseum will appeal to museum buffs. Popular historic sites such as Washington National Cathedral and Tomb of the Unknowns are in your itinerary. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, steep yourself in history at Arlington National Cemetery, and see the interesting displays at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

For maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Washington DC road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. August in Washington DC sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 71°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Minneapolis.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Arlington
Find places to stay Aug 7 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

2
nights
Minneapolis

Minneapolis ©
Located on both banks of the Mississippi River, Minneapolis salutes the state's love of the outdoors with numerous lakes, wetlands, creeks, and waterfalls--many connected to one another by a national scenic byway great for sightseeing.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Minnehaha Park, get in on the family fun at Nickelodeon Universe, and then have some family-friendly fun at FlyOver America. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Mill City Museum, then contemplate the long history of Landmark Center, and then browse the different shops at Mall of America.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Minneapolis trip website .

You can fly from Washington DC to Minneapolis in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC to Minneapolis, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Washington DC in August, things will get a bit cooler in Minneapolis: highs are around 81°F and lows about 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Theme Parks Shopping Nature

Side Trips

Bloomington, Landmark Center
Find places to stay Aug 11 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Nickelodeon Universe ©
Nickelodeon Universe
Minnehaha Park ©
Minnehaha Park
Mill City Museum ©
Mill City Museum

5
nights
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.
Get outdoors at Artist Point and Old Faithful. Spend the 17th (Sat) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake, take in the dramatic scenery at Kepler Cascades, witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin, and explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park sightseeing planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Minneapolis to Yellowstone National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Minneapolis to Yellowstone National Park is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Minneapolis in August: highs in Yellowstone National Park hover around 70°F, while lows dip to 38°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 13 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Artist Point ©
Artist Point
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park

2
nights
Denver

Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
On the 18th (Sun), engage your brain at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, stop by Belmar, then explore the world behind art at Denver Art Museum, and finally browse the different shops at 16th Street Mall. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Union Station, then stroll the grounds of Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Denver travel route planner.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Denver by combination of car, flight, and train takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, shuttle, flight, and train; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August: high temperatures in Denver hover around 85°F and lows are around 58°F. On the 20th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Belmar, River Rafting & Tubing, Pearl Street Mall, Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum
Find places to stay Aug 17 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science
Denver Art Museum ©
Denver Art Museum

Similar Plans

44 days in United States & Canada BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA July, popular sights PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 44 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, popular sights PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 46 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA March, popular sights PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 60 days in San Francisco, Los Angeles & Las Vegas BY A USER FROM INDIA December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 48 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 60 days in United States BY A USER FROM SAUDI ARABIA October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 59 days in United States BY A USER FROM SAUDI ARABIA October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 60 days in New York City, New Orleans & Las Vegas BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 59 days in United States & Vancouver BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM June, popular sights PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in San Francisco BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in New York City BY A USER FROM INDIA December, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 12 days in New York City BY A USER FROM THAILAND October, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy
View more plans