30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner
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New York City
— 3 nights
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Miami
— 2 nights
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New Orleans
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
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Palm Springs
— 1 night
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
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Santa Barbara
— 2 nights
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Mendocino
— 1 night
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Yountville
— 2 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
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Big Sur
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New York City — 3 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.
New York City is known for sightseeing, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, steep yourself in history at 9/11 Memorial, make a trip to Rockefeller Center, and admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our New York City online sightseeing planner.

London, UK to New York City is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to New York City is minus 5 hours. Traveling from London in September, things will get a bit warmer in New York City: highs are around 31°C and lows about 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Miami.
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Find places to stay Sep 1 — 4:

Miami — 2 nights

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 5th (Mon): get the lay of the land with Walking tours, then identify plant and animal life at Shark Valley Visitor Center, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Village of Merrick Park. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Patrick Catholic Church, then take a stroll through Lincoln Road, then take a stroll through Collins Avenue, and finally admire the majestic nature at Oleta River State Park.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Miami road trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Miami takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City in September, expect Miami to be a bit warmer, temps between 38°C and 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to New Orleans.
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Find places to stay Sep 4 — 6:

New Orleans — 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Backstreet Cultural Museum, admire the striking features of St. Louis Cathedral, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Sazerac House.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the New Orleans online itinerary planner.

You can fly from Miami to New Orleans in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Miami to New Orleans due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Miami in September: highs in New Orleans hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 33°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can fly to Las Vegas.
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Find places to stay Sep 6 — 8:

Las Vegas — 3 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.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, sightseeing, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, try to win big at New York New York Casino, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, and explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas road trip planning app.

You can fly from New Orleans to Las Vegas in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. While traveling from New Orleans, expect somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can fly to Palm Springs.
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Shopping · Fun & Games · Casinos · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 11:

Palm Springs — 1 night

Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): look for gifts at Destination PSP, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at San Jacinto Mountain, then immerse yourself in nature at The Mountain Station, and finally stroll around Michael S Wolfson Park.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Palm Springs trip itinerary maker tool.

Fly from Las Vegas to Palm Springs in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Las Vegas in September, you will find days in Palm Springs are somewhat warmer (44°C), and nights are about the same (28°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.
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Find places to stay Sep 11 — 12:

Los Angeles — 3 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Mulholland Drive (in Beverly Hills), Disneyland Park (in Anaheim) and 26-Mile Bike Path (in Santa Monica). Pack the 14th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall, and examine the collection at The Getty Center.

To see photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles online journey planner.

You can drive from Palm Springs to Los Angeles in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In September, Los Angeles is slightly colder than Palm Springs - with highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Santa Barbara.
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Find places to stay Sep 12 — 15:

Santa Barbara — 2 nights

The American Riviera

Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
On the 16th (Fri), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Santa Barbara Zoo, then take in the waterfront at Stearns Wharf, and then discover the deep blue sea with Calboat Diving - Spectre Dive Boat. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Old Mission Santa Barbara and then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Santa Barbara online route planner.

You can drive from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Los Angeles in September, expect Santa Barbara to be little chillier, temps between 30°C and 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to San Francisco.
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Find places to stay Sep 15 — 17:

San Francisco — 3 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for sightseeing, nature, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, visit Fisherman's Wharf, examine the collection at Cable Car Museum, and take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our San Francisco tour planner.

Getting from Santa Barbara to San Francisco by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in San Francisco are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Mendocino.
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Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 20:

Mendocino — 1 night

Mendocino is an unincorporated community in Mendocino County, California, United States. On the 21st (Wed), admire the majestic nature at Russian Gulch State Park, then get your bearings at Ford House Visitor Center & Museum, and then cruise along Mendocino Coast.

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Getting from San Francisco to Mendocino by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in September: highs in Mendocino hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Yountville.
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Yountville — 2 nights

Named after the man responsible for establishing Napa Valley's first vineyard, Yountville is a destination for foodies.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): do a tasting at B Cellars Vineyards and Winery, do a tasting at Long Meadow Ranch - Rutherford Estate, and then appreciate the views at Swanson Vineyards Salon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about winemaking at Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards, then do a tasting at Modus Operandi Cellars, and then do a tasting at Chateau St. Jean.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Yountville trip itinerary app.

Getting from Mendocino to Yountville by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. When traveling from Mendocino in September, plan for little chillier days in Yountville, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.
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Find places to stay Sep 21 — 23:

Yosemite National Park — 5 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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, sightseeing, and trails. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, explore the activities along Tenaya Lake, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and make a trip to Olmsted Point.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park day trip site.

Traveling by car from Yountville to Yosemite National Park takes 4.5 hours. Traveling from Yountville in September, expect Yosemite National Park to be slightly colder, temps between 27°C and 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Big Sur.
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Find places to stay Sep 23 — 28:

Big Sur — 2 nights

Big Country of the South

A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): trek along Partington Cove, enjoy the sand and surf at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, and then snap pictures at Bixby Bridge.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Big Sur trip maker tool.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Big Sur in 5.5 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Big Sur, with lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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Find places to stay Sep 28 — 30:

United States travel guide

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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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Napa Valley travel guide

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Thanks to a Mediterranean climate and idyllic location in Northern California, Napa Valley is one of the top wine producing regions in the world. This, coupled with the area's breathtaking scenery, abundance of quaint B&Bs, and exquisite local gastronomy, makes Napa Valley one of the country's most popular spots for peaceful weekends and romantic getaways. While wine tasting and vineyard tours are the traditional things to do, the region offers a variety of other attractions, including hot air balloon rides, spa treatments, and trips aboard the Napa Valley Wine Train.
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