28 days in United States Itinerary

28 days in United States Itinerary

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Spokane
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Billings
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Rapid City
— 2 nights
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Chicago
— 2 nights
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Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
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Boston
— 2 nights
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New York City
— 3 nights
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Philadelphia
— 2 nights
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Washington DC
— 3 nights
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Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 2 nights
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Atlanta
— 1 night
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Orlando
— 2 nights
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Miami
— 1 night
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Key West
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Tampa
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New Orleans
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Spokane

Spokane ©
Spokane is a city located in the state of Washington in the northwestern United States. Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): stroll around Nishinomiya Tsutakawa Japanese Garden and then admire the natural beauty at Manito Park.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Spokane travel planner.

Seattle to Spokane is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Seattle in July, expect nights in Spokane to be about the same, around 60°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 87°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Billings.

Things to do in Spokane

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Seven Stars Alpaca Ranch ©
Seven Stars Alpaca Ranch
Coeur d'Alene Lake ©
Coeur d'Alene Lake
Manito Park ©
Manito Park

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Billings

Billings is the largest city in the state of Montana, and is the principal city of the Billings Metropolitan Area with a population of 166,855.Billings is located in the south-eastern portion of the state and is the seat of Yellowstone County, which had a 2015 population of 157,048. On the 18th (Sat), admire the majestic nature at Phipps Park, then sample the tasty concoctions at Thirsty Street Brewing Company at The Taproom, and then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Billings trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Spokane to Billings takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Spokane to Billings due to the time zone difference. In July, daytime highs in Billings are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Rapid City.

Things to do in Billings

Outdoors · Nature · Trails · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Horseback Riding Tours
Phipps Park ©
Phipps Park
Thirsty Street Brewing Company at The Taproom ©

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Rapid City

Rapid City ©

Gateway to the Black Hills

South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
On the 19th (Sun), take in the dramatic natural features at Needles Eye Tunnel, then explore the activities along Sylvan Lake, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mount Rushmore National Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the lush surroundings at Black Hills National Forest and then make a trip to Brule.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Rapid City trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Billings to Rapid City takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In July, daytime highs in Rapid City are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Rapid City

Nature · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Needles Eye Tunnel ©
Needles Eye Tunnel
Sylvan Lake ©
Sylvan Lake

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Chicago

Chicago ©

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 21st (Tue), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Lincoln Park Zoo, then stroll around Millennium Park, then admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, and finally ponder the design of Buckingham Fountain. Here are some ideas for day two: engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Shedd Aquarium, and then take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Chicago day trip planning site.

You can fly from Rapid City to Chicago in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. July in Chicago sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 67°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Park Zoo ©
Lincoln Park Zoo
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

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Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©

Honeymoon Capital of the World

The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
On the 23rd (Thu), enjoy breathtaking views from Niagara Falls Observation Tower, get a new perspective on things with Maid of the Mist, then explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, then get outside with Niagara Jet Adventures, and finally take an in-depth tour of Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Our Lady of Victory National Shrine & Basilica, and then stroll the grounds of Forest Lawn.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Niagara Falls tour planner.

Getting from Chicago to Niagara Falls by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Niagara Falls is 1 hour. July in Niagara Falls sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 63°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Boston.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Niagara Jet Adventures ©
Niagara Jet Adventures
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Maid of the Mist
Maid of the Mist

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Boston

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Trinity Church, then steep yourself in history at Longfellow House Washington's Headquarters National Historic Site, and finally take an in-depth tour of USS Constitution Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the galleries of New England Holocaust Memorial, then stroll around Charles River Esplanade, then walk around Boston Public Garden, and finally walk around Rose Kennedy Greenway.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Boston online road trip planner.

You can fly from Niagara Falls to Boston in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Boston are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden
Charles River Esplanade ©
Charles River Esplanade

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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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Central Park, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, and get great views at Top of the Rock.

To find out how to plan a trip to New York City, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Boston to New York City by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in July, and nighttime lows around 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
On the 30th (Thu), deepen your understanding at Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Education Center, explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, then hike along Kelly Drive, and finally walk around Wissahickon Valley Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Chanticleer, get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary, then visit Society Hill, then get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall, and finally steep yourself in history at Washington Square Park.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Philadelphia online trip maker.

You can take a train from New York City to Philadelphia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Philadelphia can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Chanticleer ©
Chanticleer
Wissahickon Valley Park ©
Wissahickon Valley Park
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall

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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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Washington DC trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Philadelphia to Washington DC in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in July, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Things to do in Washington DC

Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park ©

A Wondrous Diversity of Life

Great Smoky Mountains National Park contains some of the highest mountains east of the Mississippi River, but it's the ease of access that makes this national park the United States' most visited.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): hike along Alum Cave Trail, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount LeConte, and then walk around Chimneys Picnic Area. On the 5th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Roaring Fork, take in the dramatic scenery at Ramsey Cascades, and then trek along Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail.

For maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Great Smoky Mountains National Park trip builder app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Washington DC to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in August, and nighttime lows around 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte
Chimneys Picnic Area ©
Chimneys Picnic Area
Alum Cave Trail ©
Alum Cave Trail

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Atlanta

The Capital of the South

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
On the 6th (Thu), observe the fascinating underwater world at Georgia Aquarium, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and then admire the majestic nature at Chastain Park.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Atlanta trip planning website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Atlanta. In August in Atlanta, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 71°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Tours · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium
Chastain Park ©
Chastain Park

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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.
On the 7th (Fri), get in on the family fun at Universal's Islands of Adventure. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get in on the family fun at Universal Orlando Resort.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Orlando attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Atlanta to Orlando takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Orlando are 92°F, while nighttime lows are 76°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Miami.

Things to do in Orlando

Highlights from your plan
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort

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Miami

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, then get the lay of the land with Walking tours, then have fun at Lock & Load Miami, and finally examine the collection at Lock & Load Museum.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Miami trip app.

Fly from Orlando to Miami in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Miami are 91°F, while nighttime lows are 78°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in Miami

Highlights from your plan
Lock & Load Miami ©
Lock & Load Miami
Walking tours
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ©
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, then view the masterpieces at 7 Artists & Friends Gallery, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Papa's Pilar Rum Distillery, and finally see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

Start your trip to Key West by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Fly from Miami to Key West in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in Key West, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 81°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Tampa.

Things to do in Key West

Highlights from your plan
7 Artists & Friends Gallery ©
7 Artists & Friends Gallery
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum
Scuba & Snorkeling

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Tampa

Big Guava

Tampa ranks among the country's most livable cities, attracting newcomers with its growing economy and status as a major port on the Gulf of Mexico.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, get engrossed in the history at Tampa Bay History Center, and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Tampa trip builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Key West to Tampa takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, taxi, and bus; or drive. In August in Tampa, expect temperatures between 92°F during the day and 77°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Tampa

Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Tampa Bay History Center ©
Tampa Bay History Center
Sacred Heart Catholic Church ©
Sacred Heart Catholic Church

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New Orleans

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, then examine the collection at Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read New Orleans trip builder.

Fly from Tampa to New Orleans in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Tampa to New Orleans is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Tampa in August, expect nights in New Orleans to be about the same, around 82°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 82°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral
Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium ©
Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium

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