28 days in United States Itinerary

28 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip itinerary builder
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive to Fresno Yosemite International Airport, Fly to Las Vegas
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Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly
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New York City
— 5 nights
Fly
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Orlando
— 5 nights
Fly
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Topeka
— 7 nights

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San Francisco — 4 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Family-friendly places like Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, stroll around Lincoln Park, take a stroll through Nob Hill, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Washington Square.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip app.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiports are San Francisco International Airport, Metropolitan Oakland International Airport, Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport and Travis Air Force Base. In October, daily temperatures in San Francisco can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.
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Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums
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Yosemite National Park — 2 nights

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.
On the 9th (Wed), take in the dramatic natural features at Half Dome. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, explore the striking landscape of Bridalveil Fall, get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, then look for all kinds of wild species at Nature Center at Happy Isles, and finally cruise along Tioga Pass.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip planner.

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from San Francisco in October: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 22°C, while lows dip to -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Las Vegas.
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Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive
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Las Vegas — 4 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Fountains of Bellagio and The Strip. When in Las Vegas, make a side trip to see Hoover Dam in Boulder City, approximately Boulder City away. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Bay, and take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas driving holiday planner.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in October, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to New York City.
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New York City — 5 nights

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Central Park and Statue of Liberty National Monument. Take a break from New York City with a short trip to Bronx Zoo in Bronx, about 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, make a trip to Rockefeller Center, take a stroll through Times Square, and tour the pleasant surroundings at The High Line.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the New York City trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to New York City takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Las Vegas to New York City, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in October, expect nights in New York City to be about the same, around 16°C, while days are slightly colder, around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to fly to Orlando.
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Orlando — 5 nights

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Universal's Islands of Adventure and Universal Orlando Resort. Have a day of magic on the 22nd (Tue) at Walt Disney World Resort. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 24th (Thu) at Discovery Cove. The adventure continues: make an unforgettable trip to Magic Kingdom Park, get in on the family fun at SeaWorld, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Orlando holiday builder site.

Getting from New York City to Orlando by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from New York City in October; daily highs in Orlando reach 34°C and lows reach 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Topeka.
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Topeka — 7 nights

Topeka is the capital city of the U.S. state of Kansas and the seat of Shawnee County. Kids will enjoy Evel Knievel Museum and Flint Hills Discovery Center. Explore Topeka's surroundings by going to OZ Museum (in Wamego), Abilene (Dwight D. Eisenhower Library and Museum & Abilene and Smoky Valley Railroad) and Massachusetts Street (in Lawrence). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Ward-Meade Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Ted Ensley Gardens, get to know the resident critters at Topeka Zoo and Conservation Center, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Topeka tour itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Topeka takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. While traveling from Orlando, expect little chillier days and colder nights in Topeka, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 9°C.
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United States travel guide

4.5
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.
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Florida travel guide

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Disney Parks & Activities · Beaches · Theme Parks
The Sunshine State
The “Sunshine State,” Florida became a favorite winter destination for the affluent crowd over a century ago. Today, the state attracts visitors from around the world with its golden beaches and modern theme parks. You can spend your entire vacation enjoying the state's highly developed seaside areas, but remember that some of Florida's best-kept secrets are in secluded locations. Visit the big cities and their comfortable resorts offering top-notch dining and nightlife, but leave some time to see the peninsula's swampy landscape, filled with wild creatures and native plants. Farther away from the tourist-packed urban areas, the untamed wetlands of Florida offer a selection of things to do, such as kayaking, boat rides, and numerous other outdoor activities.
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