54 days in United States Itinerary

54 days in United States Itinerary

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1
San Diego
— 3 nights
2
Sacramento
— 1 night
3
San Francisco
— 3 nights
4
Bend
— 2 nights
5
Seattle
— 3 nights
6
Coeur d'Alene
— 1 night
7
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
8
Jackson Hole
— 7 nights
9
New York City
— 4 nights
10
Provincetown
— 3 nights
11
Boston
— 3 nights
12
Hartford
— 2 nights
13
Portland
— 6 nights
14
Washington DC
— 3 nights
15
Raleigh
— 3 nights
16
Miami
— 2 nights
17
New Orleans
— 3 nights

3
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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.
San Diego is known for zoos & aquariums, museums, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo, stroll around Sunset Cliffs Natural Park, pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument, and see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our San Diego trip planner.

Flagstaff to San Diego is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Flagstaff to San Diego is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Flagstaff in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in San Diego, with lows of °F. On the 18th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Sacramento.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

1
night
Sacramento

Sacramento
The capital city of America's most economically significant state, Sacramento is an important stop for any politico.
On the 18th (Tue), hike along Stevens Trail.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Sacramento sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Sacramento takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Diego in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Sacramento, with highs around °F, while nights are little chillier with lows around °F. On the 19th (Wed), you're off to San Francisco.

Things to do in Sacramento

Parks Outdoors Trails

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, shop like a local with Union Square, walk around Golden Gate Park, and take in panoramic vistas at Coit Tower.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Sacramento to San Francisco in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. When traveling from Sacramento in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Sat) before leaving for Bend.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

2
nights
Bend

Bend ©
An old logging town at the crux of the high desert and ponderosa pine forest, Bend melds a love of the outdoors with cosmopolitan flair.
On the 22nd (Sat), stroll around Drake Park.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Bend trip maker tool.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Bend takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in August, you will find days in Bend are somewhat warmer (°F), and nights are slightly colder (°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Bend

Museums Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
High Desert Museum ©
High Desert Museum
River Rafting & Tubing
Drake Park ©
Drake Park

3
nights
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.
Seattle is known for museums, parks, and wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, tour the pleasant surroundings at Alki Beach, take a stroll through Pike Place Market, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Seattle route planner.

Fly from Bend to Seattle in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bend in August, Seattle is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °F. On the 27th (Thu), you'll travel to Coeur d'Alene.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Seattle Aquarium ©
Seattle Aquarium
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

1
night
Coeur d'Alene

Coeur d'Alene ©
Coeur d'Alene is the largest city and county seat of Kootenai County, Idaho, United States. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): wander the wide-open spaces of Seven Stars Alpaca Ranch.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Coeur d'Alene trip builder.

Drive from Seattle to Coeur d'Alene in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Coeur d'Alene when traveling from Seattle in August, with lows around °F. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Coeur d'Alene

Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Seven Stars Alpaca Ranch ©
Seven Stars Alpaca Ranch
KnitKnit ©
KnitKnit

4
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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, get to know the fascinating history of Uncle Tom's Trail, and identify plant and animal life at Hayden Valley.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park day trip planner.

Drive from Coeur d'Alene to Yellowstone National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Coeur d'Alene to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Coeur d'Alene in August, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at °F and lows at °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can go by car to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin

7
nights
Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole ©
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Jackson Hole: Moose (Snake River Overlook, Glacier View Turnout, &more) and Grand Teton National Park (Grand Teton, Inspiration Point, &more). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Laurance Rockefeller Preserve, explore the world behind art at National Museum of Wildlife Art, explore the activities along Jenny Lake, and look for gifts at Lee's Tees.

For photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Jackson Hole sightseeing planner.

Drive from Yellowstone National Park to Jackson Hole in 2.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September: highs in Jackson Hole hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Grand Teton National Park
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail
Cascade Canyon ©
Cascade Canyon

4
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.
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 Top of the Rock, admire the striking features of Empire State Building, and take in the pleasant sights at The High Line.

To find reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the New York City online road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Jackson Hole to New York City takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Jackson Hole to New York City. While traveling from Jackson Hole, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in New York City, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. On the 12th (Sat), you'll travel to Provincetown.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

3
nights
Provincetown

A small resort town with a year-round population of just 3,000, Provincetown draws nearly 60,000 annual visitors with its scenic beaches, art colonies, galleries, theaters, and shops.
Explore Provincetown's surroundings by going to Nauset Beach (in Orleans) and Coast Guard Beach (in Eastham). And it doesn't end there: pause for some photo ops at Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, examine the collection at Provincetown Art Association and Museum, don't miss a visit to Commercial Street, and engage your brain at Sea Space Marine Discovery Center.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Provincetown trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can fly from New York City to Provincetown in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and ferry. Traveling from New York City in September, things will get little chillier in Provincetown: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Boston.

Things to do in Provincetown

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Nauset Beach, Coast Guard Beach
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum ©
Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum
Coast Guard Beach ©
Coast Guard Beach

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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.
Change things up with a short trip to Dolphin & Whale Watching in Gloucester (about 50 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, walk around Boston Public Garden, appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail, and examine the collection at John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Boston trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by ferry from Provincetown to Boston takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Boston are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to drive to Hartford.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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Hartford

Hartford ©
Hartford is the capital of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, explore the different monuments and memorials at Ancient Burying Ground, thensteep yourself in history at The Mark Twain House & Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Bushnell Plaza Sculpture Garden.

To find more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Hartford vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Boston to Hartford takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. September in Hartford sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Hartford

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Mark Twain House & Museum ©
The Mark Twain House & Museum
Ancient Burying Ground ©
Ancient Burying Ground
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art ©
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

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Portland

Portland ©
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.
Explore Portland's surroundings by going to Ogunquit (Perkins Cove, Marginal Way Walkway, &more). Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Red Claws Basketball, kick back and relax at Casco Bay, grab your bike and head to Eastern Promenade, and pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Of The Immaculate Conception.

Plan a Portland trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Getting from Hartford to Portland by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Hartford in September; daily highs in Portland reach °F and lows reach °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Portland

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Ogunquit
Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Red Claws Basketball ©
Red Claws Basketball
Portland Pirates ©
Portland Pirates

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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: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, get a sense of history and politics at White House, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

To find reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Washington DC tour planning app.

Fly from Portland to Washington DC in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Portland in September, with highs in Washington DC at °F and lows at °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Raleigh.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ©
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

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Raleigh

Raleigh ©
For those not from the South, Raleigh might be one of the region's better-kept travel secrets.
Raleigh is known for museums, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: hike along Neuse River Trail, hunt for treasures at State Farmers Market, learn more about the world around you at North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, and identify plant and animal life at Fletcher Park.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Raleigh trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Washington DC to Raleigh by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in September, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel to Miami.

Things to do in Raleigh

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Pullen Park ©
Pullen Park
Neuse River Trail ©
Neuse River Trail
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences ©
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences

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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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Black Police Precinct and Courthouse Museum, thenenjoy some diversion at Lock & Load Miami, thensee the interesting displays at Lock & Load Museum, and finally shop like a local with Bayside Marketplace. On your second day here, get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, kick back and relax at South Beach, and then explore the galleries of Wynwood Walls.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Miami tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Raleigh to Miami takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Raleigh, expect somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Miami, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Miami

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Miami Beach
Highlights from your plan
Lock & Load Miami ©
Lock & Load Miami
Lock & Load Museum ©
Lock & Load Museum
South Beach ©
South Beach

3
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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 5th (Mon): brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, thenmake a trip to French Quarter, and then take a stroll through Royal Street. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District, thenget to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, and finally get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our New Orleans journey site.

You can fly from Miami to New Orleans in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Miami to New Orleans is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Miami in October, expect nights in New Orleans to be slightly colder, around °F, while days are colder, around °F. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

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