31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Dallas
Fly:  6 h 30 min
1
New York City
— 5 nights
Bus + Fly:  4 h 45 min
2
Chicago
— 4 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
3
Seattle
— 4 nights
Bus:  3 h 15 min
4
Portland
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
5
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Drive:  4 h
6
Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  4 h 15 min
7
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h
End: Dallas

5
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: take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, tour the pleasant surroundings at The High Line, take in the views from Brooklyn Bridge, and don't miss a visit to Times Square.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the New York City trip itinerary planner.

Dallas to New York City is an approximately 6.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of tram and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dallas to New York City. In June, New York City is slightly colder than Dallas - with highs of 80°F and lows of 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©
Statue of Liberty National Monument
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

4
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: meet the residents at Lincoln Park Zoo, enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, stroll around Grant Park, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Millennium Park.

You can plan Chicago trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Chicago in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City to Chicago, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Chicago, with lows of 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Fox in a Box Chicago ©
Fox in a Box Chicago
Lincoln Park Zoo ©
Lincoln Park Zoo
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park

4
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 zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Woodland Park Zoo, examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, and kick back and relax at Alki Beach.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Seattle trip planner.

You can fly from Chicago to Seattle in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of subway, bus, and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Chicago in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 60°F in Seattle. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a bus to Portland.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Parks Tours
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

2
nights
Portland

A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, take in nature's colorful creations at Lan Su Chinese Garden, take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, then admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden, and finally get outside with Portland Timbers. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around Laurelhurst Park, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Forest Park, and then savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Portland online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by bus from Seattle to Portland takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Tours Outdoors
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
International Rose Test Garden ©
International Rose Test Garden

5
nights
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, see the interesting displays at Exploratorium, stroll around Golden Gate Park, and stop by SoMa.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Portland to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. When traveling from Portland in July, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 73°F by day to 57°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Walking tours
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

6
nights
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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, hike along Lembert Dome, take some stellar pictures from Half Dome, and admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park journey website.

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. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 83°F, while nights are little chillier with lows around 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Half Dome ©
Half Dome
Taft Point ©
Taft Point

4
nights
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.
Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Anaheim to see Disneyland Park about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, immerse yourself in nature at Topanga State Park, admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall, and learn more about the world around you at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip builder app.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Los Angeles, with lows around 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Theme Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Disneyland Park
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Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park

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