30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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30 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Tokyo
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + taxi:  9​h
3
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
4
Arches National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  6​h
5
Lander
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
6
Grand Teton National Park
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
7
Devils Tower
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
8
Keystone
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
9
Omaha
— 1 night
10
Nashville
— 3 nights
11
Louisville
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
12
Asheville
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
13
Raleigh
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
14
Manteo
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h 15​min
15
Reston
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  20​h 15​min
End: Tokyo

1
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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): kick back and relax at San Gregorio State Beach, visit a coastal fixture at Montara Point Lighthouse, and then identify plant and animal life at Don Edwards San Francisco National Wildlife Refuge. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Stanford Memorial Church, enjoy the sand and surf at Pomponio State Beach, and then kick back and relax at Cowell Ranch State Beach.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco trip tool .

Tokyo, Japan to San Francisco is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 17 hours traveling from Tokyo to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Tokyo in June; daily highs in San Francisco reach 25°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Half Moon Bay, San Gregorio State Beach, Don Edwards San Francisco National Wildlife Refuge, Montara Point Lighthouse, Stanford Memorial Church
Find places to stay Jun 13 — 15:
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San Gregorio State Beach ©
San Gregorio State Beach
Montara Point Lighthouse ©
Montara Point Lighthouse
Pomponio State Beach ©
Pomponio State Beach

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls, take some stellar pictures from Valley View, then kick back and relax at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, and finally explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, then make a trip to Washburn Point, then admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and finally get answers to all your questions at Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Yosemite National Park travel route website .

Drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in June: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Beaches
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Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

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Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of The Narrows. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Zion National Park.

Planning Zion National Park trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of car, flight, and taxi from Yosemite National Park to Zion National Park takes 9 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park to Zion National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in June: high temperatures in Zion National Park hover around 40°C and lows are around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park

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Arches National Park

Arches National Park ©
Mother Nature kept reaching for red when she painted Arches National Park's 2,000 sandstone arches, resulting in one of the country's more distinctly shaped and colored landscapes.
On the 20th (Sat), take in the dramatic natural features at Double Arch, explore the striking landscape at Delicate Arch, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Fiery Furnace.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Arches National Park trip itinerary app .

Drive from Zion National Park to Arches National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and car; or do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Zion National Park in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Arches National Park, with lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Lander.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch
Double Arch ©
Double Arch
Fiery Furnace ©
Fiery Furnace

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night
Lander

Lander ©
Lander is a city in, and the county seat of, Fremont County, Wyoming, United States. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): immerse yourself in nature at Sinks Canyon State Park and then admire the sheer force of Popo Agie Falls Trail.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Lander online trip maker .

Drive from Arches National Park to Lander in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Arches National Park in June, things will get a bit cooler in Lander: highs are around 32°C and lows about 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Lander

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 20 — 22:
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Sinks Canyon State Park ©
Sinks Canyon State Park

1
night
Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©
The peaks of Grand Teton National Park aren't the highest in the world, but they sit atop what might be nature's archetypes for mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at String Lake, contemplate the waterfront views at Teton Point Turnout, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jackson Lake Overlook, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Grand View Point.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Grand Teton National Park trip maker website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Lander to Grand Teton National Park. Traveling from Lander in June, things will get slightly colder in Grand Teton National Park: highs are around 26°C and lows about 4°C. On the 23rd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Devils Tower.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 22 — 23:
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String Lake ©
String Lake
Jackson Lake Overlook ©
Jackson Lake Overlook
Teton Point Turnout ©
Teton Point Turnout

4
nights
Devils Tower

Devils Tower ©
Get some cultural insight at Hulett Museum and Big Lost Meadery and Brewery. Step off the beaten path and head to Tower Trail and McNenny State Fish Hatchery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Devils Tower: Spirit of the Hills Wildlife Sanctuary (in Spearfish), PaleoAdventures (in Belle Fourche) and Cement Ridge Lookout (in Sundance).

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Devils Tower online day trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Grand Teton National Park to Devils Tower in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of shuttle, bus, and taxi. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Devils Tower when traveling from Grand Teton National Park in June, with lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Keystone.

Things to do in Devils Tower

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Spearfish, Hulett Museum, West Texas Trail Museum, Big Lost Meadery and Brewery, Cement Ridge Lookout
Find places to stay Jun 23 — 27:
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Devils Tower National Monument ©
Devils Tower National Monument
Spirit of the Hills Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Cement Ridge Lookout ©
Cement Ridge Lookout

2
nights
Keystone

Keystone ©
Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): trek along Presidential Trail, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mount Rushmore National Memorial, then see the interesting displays at National Presidential Wax Museum, and finally look for gifts at Professor Samuel's Portrait Emporium. Keep things going the next day: admire all the interesting features of Big Thunder Gold Mine, then see the interesting displays at Gutzon Borglum Historical Center, then learn more about the world around you at The Museum @ Black Hills Institute, and finally go for a walk through Breezy Point Picnic Area.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Keystone trip builder tool .

You can drive from Devils Tower to Keystone in 2.5 hours. In June in Keystone, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Omaha.

Things to do in Keystone

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

The Museum @ Black Hills Institute
Find places to stay Jun 27 — 29:
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National Presidential Wax Museum ©
National Presidential Wax Museum
Big Thunder Gold Mine ©
Big Thunder Gold Mine
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial

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night
Omaha

Omaha ©
A major transportation hub, Omaha was once considered little more than a stopping point on a pioneer's journey west.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Henry Doorly Zoo, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Cecilia's Cathedral, and then pause for some photo ops at Kanesville Tabernacle.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Omaha planning tool .

Fly from Keystone to Omaha in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Traveling from Keystone to Omaha, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Keystone in June, things will get a bit warmer in Omaha: highs are around 34°C and lows about 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Omaha

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Nightlife

Side Trip

Kanesville Tabernacle
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Henry Doorly Zoo ©
Henry Doorly Zoo
St. Cecilia's Cathedral ©
St. Cecilia's Cathedral
Kanesville Tabernacle ©
Kanesville Tabernacle

3
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Visiting Old Stone Fort State Archaeological Park and Montgomery Bell State Park will get you outdoors. Visit McGavock Confederate Cemetery and Stand-Up Paddleboarding for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Nashville side-trips: Stones River National Battlefield (in Murfreesboro) and President James K. Polk Home & Museum (in Columbia). There's more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park and steep yourself in history at Lotz House Museum.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Nashville trip planner .

Getting from Omaha to Nashville by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Nashville can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can drive to Louisville.

Things to do in Nashville

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Franklin, Stones River National Battlefield, Montgomery Bell State Park, President James K. Polk Home & Museum, Old Stone Fort State Archaeological Park
Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 3:
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Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park ©
Stones River National Battlefield ©

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night
Louisville

Louisville ©
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Walnut Point State Park. On the 4th (Sat), immerse yourself in nature at Walnut Point State Park, wander the streets of Old Louisville, admire the masterpieces at The Speed Art Museum, then sample the fine beverages at Copper & Kings American Brandy Distillery, then examine the collection at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, and finally explore the world behind art at 21c Museum Hotel. Keep things going the next day: Head underground at Louisville Mega Cavern, explore the different monuments and memorials at Zachary Taylor National Cemetery, and then steep yourself in history at Locust Grove.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Louisville road trip website .

Traveling by car from Nashville to Louisville takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. In July, daily temperatures in Louisville can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Asheville.

Things to do in Louisville

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Walnut Point State Park
Find places to stay Jul 3 — 5:
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Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory ©
Louisville Mega Cavern ©
Louisville Mega Cavern
Locust Grove ©
Locust Grove

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Asheville

Asheville ©
Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Explore hidden gems such as Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site and Gorges State Park. Step out of the city life by going to DuPont State Recreational Forest and GHS Swamp Rabbit Trail. Change things up with these side-trips from Asheville: Cradle of Forestry (in Pisgah Forest), O.P. Taylor's (in Brevard) and Poinsett Bridge (in Greenville). There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Whitewater Falls.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Asheville tour itinerary maker .

Fly from Louisville to Asheville in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Raleigh.

Things to do in Asheville

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Greenville, Sapphire, DuPont State Recreational Forest, Cradle of Forestry, O.P. Taylor's
Find places to stay Jul 5 — 8:
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Whitewater Falls ©
Whitewater Falls
Gorges State Park ©
Gorges State Park

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Raleigh

Raleigh ©
For those not from the South, Raleigh might be one of the region's better-kept travel secrets.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Historic Oak View County Park, contemplate the long history of Joel Lane Museum House, then get a new perspective on nature at North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, and finally take an in-depth tour of Marbles Kids Museum.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Raleigh trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Asheville to Raleigh takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Asheville in July, things will get a bit warmer in Raleigh: highs are around 38°C and lows about 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can go by car to Manteo.

Things to do in Raleigh

Historic Sites Childrens Museums Museums
Find places to stay Jul 8 — 9:
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Marbles Kids Museum ©
Marbles Kids Museum
Joel Lane Museum House ©
Joel Lane Museum House

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Manteo

Manteo is a town in Dare County, North Carolina, United States, located on Roanoke Island. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Buffalo City Exhibit, browse the exhibits of Roanoke Island Festival Park, and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Manteo trip itinerary planning app .

Drive from Raleigh to Manteo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and car; or do a combination of bus and car. In July, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Reston.

Things to do in Manteo

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Roanoke Island Festival Park ©
Roanoke Island Festival Park

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Reston

Reston ©
Reston is a census-designated place (CDP) in Fairfax County, Virginia, United States, within the Washington, D.C. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Little Library, look for all kinds of wild species at Scott's Run Nature Preserve, then contemplate the long history of Sully Historic Site, and finally don't miss a visit to Reston Town Center.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Reston trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Manteo to Reston. Traveling from Manteo in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Reston, with lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Reston

Parks Wildlife Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Scott's Run Nature Preserve, Sully Historic Site, Little Library
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 11:
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Scott's Run Nature Preserve ©
Scott's Run Nature Preserve
Sully Historic Site ©
Sully Historic Site
Reston Town Center ©
Reston Town Center

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