22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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Washington DC
— 1 night
2
Philadelphia
— 1 night
3
New York City
— 2 nights
4
Boston
— 2 nights
5
Chicago
— 2 nights
6
Denver
— 2 nights
7
Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
8
Seattle
— 1 night
9
Portland
— 1 night
10
San Francisco
— 1 day
11
Los Angeles
— 1 night
12
Las Vegas
— 1 night
13
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
14
New Orleans
— 2 nights

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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.
On the 27th (Sun), appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, thenexplore the world behind art at National Portrait Gallery, and finally explore the world behind art at Smithsonian American Art Museum.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Washington DC online visit planner.

Atlanta to Washington DC is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of subway and bus. September in Washington DC sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
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The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Smithsonian American Art Museum ©
Smithsonian American Art Museum
National Portrait Gallery ©
National Portrait Gallery

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, see the interesting displays at Benjamin Franklin Museum, pause for some photo ops at Liberty Bell Center, appreciate the extensive heritage of Independence Mall, thenget a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church.

Plan a Philadelphia trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Traveling by train from Washington DC to Philadelphia takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September in Philadelphia, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul ©
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Liberty Bell Center ©
Liberty Bell Center

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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.
On the 29th (Tue), examine the collection at New York Public Library, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, thenhit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Brooklyn Heights Promenade. On the next day, admire the landmark architecture of The Oculus, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, see the interesting displays at Ground Zero Museum Workshop, thentake a stroll through SoHo, and finally visit Dumbo.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City day trip planning app.

You can take a train from Philadelphia to New York City in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September in New York City, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel to Boston.

Things to do in New York City

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Brooklyn
Highlights from your plan
Ground Zero Museum Workshop ©
Ground Zero Museum Workshop
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library
Brooklyn Heights Promenade ©
Brooklyn Heights Promenade

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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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum and The Paul Revere House. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Old State House and Old South Meeting House. There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of HarborWalk, take in the architecture and atmosphere at King's Chapel, steep yourself in history at Captain Jackson’s Historic Chocolate Shop and the Printing Office of Edes and Gill, and stroll through Castle Island.

For traveler tips and more tourist information, read Boston online tour itinerary planner.

Fly from New York City to Boston in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from New York City in October, things will get little chillier in Boston: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum ©
Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum
Old State House ©
Old State House
Trinity Church ©
Trinity Church

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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): browse the exhibits of Chicago Cultural Center, thenadmire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, thenexplore the activities along Lake Michigan, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Chicago Riverwalk.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Chicago road trip site.

Traveling by flight from Boston to Chicago takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Boston to Chicago due to the time zone difference. October in Chicago sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Denver.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Lake Michigan
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Chicago Riverwalk ©
Chicago Riverwalk
Chicago Cultural Center ©
Chicago Cultural Center

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Denver

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Denver Botanic Gardens and History Colorado Center. Your inner history buff will appreciate Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception and Trinity United Methodist Church. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at National Ballpark Museum, have fun and explore at Children's Museum of Denver, and steep yourself in history at Center for Colorado Women's History at the Byers-Evans House.

For reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Denver online road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Denver takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Denver due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chicago in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Denver, with lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Denver

Museums Historic Sites Classes
Highlights from your plan
History Colorado Center
History Colorado Center
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art ©
Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art

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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.
On the 8th (Thu), witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser, witness a stunning natural landmark at Midway Geyser Basin, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring.

For reviews and tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park tour planner.

You can fly from Denver to Yellowstone National Park in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus, train, taxi, shuttle, and car. Traveling from Denver in October, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are cooler (°F), and nights are slightly colder (°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Midway Geyser Basin ©
Midway Geyser Basin
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Castle Geyser ©
Castle Geyser

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Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
On the 9th (Fri), stroll the grounds of Bruce Lee Grave Site, examine the collection at Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Discovery Center, thenadmire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle.

For maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Seattle trip planner.

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October, expect nights in Seattle to be much warmer, around °F, while days are somewhat warmer, around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Bruce Lee Grave Site ©
Bruce Lee Grave Site

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Portland

Portland ©
A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
On the 10th (Sat), take an in-depth tour of Oregon Historical Society, appreciate the extensive heritage of Officers' Row, thencontemplate the long history of George C. Marshall House, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Portland route planner.

Traveling by car from Seattle to Portland takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Portland can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Portland

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Vancouver
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Officers' Row ©
Officers' Row
George C. Marshall House ©
George C. Marshall House
Oregon Historical Society ©
Oregon Historical Society

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): see the interesting displays at de Young Museum, learn about all things military at USS Pampanito, thenexamine the collection at Musee Mecanique, thensteep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and finally head off the coast to Alcatraz Island.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the San Francisco route maker.

You can fly from Portland to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, San Francisco is a bit warmer than Portland - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Musee Mecanique ©
Musee Mecanique
de Young Museum ©
de Young Museum

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Ocean Avenue, appreciate the extensive heritage of Santa Monica Pier, thenexplore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and finally see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds Hollywood.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles online trip maker.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in October, with highs in Los Angeles at °F and lows at °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Santa Monica
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Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Madame Tussauds Hollywood ©
Madame Tussauds Hollywood

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of The Strip, thenexamine the collection at Shelby American Inc, and then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. October in Las Vegas sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Shelby American Inc ©
Shelby American Inc
The Strip ©
The Strip
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio

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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 14th (Wed): take a memorable drive along Point Imperial Drive and then take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point.

To find out how to plan a trip to Grand Canyon National Park, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in October, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are little chillier (°F), and nights are cooler (°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks
Highlights from your plan
Yavapai Point ©
Yavapai Point

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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.
Let the collections at Whitney Plantation and The National WWII Museum capture your imagination. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site and Escape My Room New Orleans. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at New Orleans Pharmacy Museum, admire the masterpieces at The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Immaculate Conception Church, and get to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the New Orleans trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to New Orleans takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to New Orleans, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be much hotter in New Orleans, with lows of °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Destrehan Plantation, Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site, Whitney Plantation
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Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation
Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site ©
Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

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