31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Odense, Funen and Islands
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  26 h
1
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Bus:  12 h 30 min
2
Wailuku, Maui
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  3 h 15 min
3
Honolulu, Oahu
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
4
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
5
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4 h 15 min
6
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
7
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
8
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h
9
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
10
Miami
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 30 min
11
Key West
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h
12
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h 30 min
13
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  5 h 30 min
14
New York City
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  15 h 30 min
End: Odense, Funen and Islands

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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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): head outdoors with Morning Glory Pool. On the next day, take in the dramatic natural features at Gibbon Falls, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Uncle Tom's Trail, and finally trek along Artist Point.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip builder app.

Odense, Denmark to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 26- hour combination of car and flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Odense to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Odense in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Yellowstone National Park, with lows of 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Wailuku.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

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Wailuku, Maui

Wailuku is a census-designated place (CDP) in Maui County, Hawaii, United States. Get some historical perspective at Maria Lanakila Catholic Church and Lahaina Jodo Mission. Escape the urban bustle at Haleakala Crater and Ka'anapali Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Wailuku side-trips: Lahaina (Scuba & Snorkeling & Lahaina Front Street). Next up on the itinerary: explore and take pictures at Hana Highway - Road to Hana, whizz through the canopy at categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_top_local_zipline_courses_and_adventure_parks, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Maui Ocean Center, and pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Theresa Roman Catholic Church.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Wailuku trip planner.

Traveling by combination of car, flight, and bus from Yellowstone National Park to Wailuku takes 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Wailuku due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Wailuku, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Wailuku

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Lahaina, Hana Highway - Road to Hana, Maui Veterans Cemetery, Haleakala Crater, Saint Theresa Roman Catholic Church
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Haleakala Crater ©
Haleakala Crater
Hana Highway - Road to Hana ©
Hana Highway - Road to Hana

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Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): explore the different monuments and memorials at USS Arizona Memorial, then stroll through Waikiki Beach, then contemplate the waterfront views at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, and finally browse the different shops at Ala Moana Center. Keep things going the next day: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, go for a walk through Diamond Head State Monument, then look for gifts at Shimazu Shave ice, and finally stroll through Kailua Beach Park.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Honolulu online visit planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Wailuku to Honolulu takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and flight; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Kailua Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Alcatraz Island and City Lights Booksellers are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Shop till you drop at Ferry Building Marketplace and Union Square. Change things up with these side-trips from San Francisco: Bodega Dunes (in Bodega) and Safari West (in Santa Rosa). There's lots more to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, stroll through Baker Beach, and take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read San Francisco day trip website.

Fly from Honolulu to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Honolulu to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Honolulu in August, with highs in San Francisco at 26°C and lows at 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Bodega Dunes, Safari West
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): admire all the interesting features of Tioga Pass, look for all kinds of wild species at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, explore the striking landscape at Taft Point, stroll through Panorama Trail, then admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and finally explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take some stellar pictures from Washburn Point, shop like a local with Ansel Adams Gallery, explore the striking landscape at El Capitan, then tee off at Big Trees Golf Course, and finally hike along Lembert Dome.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Yosemite National Park journey planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. While traveling from San Francisco, expect somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

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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 20th (Thu): take in the exciting artwork at Annenberg Community Beach House, enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica State Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, then wander the streets of Abbot Kinney Boulevard, then take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and finally make a trip to Montana Avenue. On the 21st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a taste of the local shopping with Third Street Promenade, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, get a taste of the local shopping with The Grove, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, then look for gifts at Amoeba Music, and finally see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles online trip planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, plan for much hotter nights in Los Angeles, with lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can go by car to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Abbot Kinney Boulevard ©
Abbot Kinney Boulevard
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): steep yourself in history at Harmony Borax Works, take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point, then explore the activities along Badwater Basin, and finally steep yourself in history at Geologist's Cabin.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Death Valley National Park road trip website.

You can drive from Los Angeles to Death Valley National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, you will find days in Death Valley National Park are a bit warmer (43°C), and nights are about the same (24°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Harmony Borax Works ©
Harmony Borax Works
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Badwater Basin ©
Badwater Basin

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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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in the awesome beauty at Spring Mountains Visitor Center, admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, then examine the collection at The Mob Museum, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip. Here are some ideas for day two: see human ingenuity at work at Hoover Dam, then look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, and then see the interesting displays at Tom Devlin's Monster Museum.

To find other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas day trip app.

Traveling by car from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in August, Las Vegas is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Nature

Side Trips

Boulder City, Spring Mountains Visitor Center, Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, explore the different monuments and memorials at Lafayette Cemetery No.1, tour the pleasant surroundings at Chalmette National Historical Park, then appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, and finally take a stroll through Garden District. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at The National WWII Museum, wander the streets of Royal Street, make a trip to Jackson Square, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, then look for gifts at Faulkner House Books, and finally stroll through Woldenberg Park.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our New Orleans day trip planner.

Getting from Las Vegas to New Orleans by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Las Vegas to New Orleans, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Miami.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Outdoors

Side Trip

Nature & Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Chalmette National Historical Park ©
Chalmette National Historical Park
Garden District ©
Garden District
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum

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Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, take a stroll through Lincoln Road, then tour the pleasant surroundings at South Beach, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Art Deco Historic District, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Bayside Marketplace.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Miami trip planner.

You can fly from New Orleans to Miami in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from New Orleans in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Miami: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in Miami

Shopping Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Miami Beach
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
South Beach ©
South Beach
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District

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Key West

Key West ©
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.
On the 28th (Fri), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take in the exciting artwork at Alan S. Maltz Gallery, look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, then examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, and finally explore and take pictures at Fort Zachary Taylor.

To see traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Key West trip itinerary site.

Traveling by flight from Miami to Key West takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Key West are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Wildlife Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alan S. Maltz Gallery ©
Alan S. Maltz Gallery
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory ©
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory
Scuba & Snorkeling

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, deepen your understanding at Georgetown University, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sagamore Spirit Distillery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Arlington National Cemetery, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, then learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and finally explore the activities along Tidal Basin.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Washington DC travel route builder.

Getting from Key West to Washington DC by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Key West in August, Washington DC is slightly colder at night with lows of 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Arlington, Baltimore
Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Washington National Cathedral ©
Washington National Cathedral
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

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Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): get some fabulous bargains at Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls, USA, admire the landmark architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary of the Cataract R. C. Parish, then explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, and finally try to win big at Seneca Niagara Casino. Keep things going the next day: admire the majestic nature at Devil's Hole State Park, trek along Niagara Gorge Trail, immerse yourself in nature at Whirlpool State Park, then take in panoramic vistas at Niagara Falls Observation Tower, and finally admire the sheer force of Bridal Veil Falls.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Niagara Falls route planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Washington DC to Niagara Falls in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in August; daily highs in Niagara Falls reach 31°C and lows reach 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House
Highlights from your plan
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Devil's Hole State Park ©
Devil's Hole State Park
Niagara Gorge Trail ©
Niagara Gorge Trail

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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.
Visit 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island for their historical value. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Statue of Liberty National Monument. You'll find plenty of places to visit near New York City: Ho-hum Beach (in Bellport), Joel L. Lefkowitz Park at West Meadow Beach (in Stony Brook) and Cedar Beach (in Mount Sinai). There's lots more to do: go for a walk through Central Park, admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center, kick back and relax at Ocean Grove Beach, and identify plant and animal life at Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our New York City online travel planner.

Getting from Niagara Falls to New York City by combination of bus and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in New York City when traveling from Niagara Falls in September, with lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge, Ho-hum Beach, Joel L. Lefkowitz Park at West Meadow Beach, Cedar Beach, Ocean Grove Beach
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Times Square ©
Times Square

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