35 days in United States Itinerary

35 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States travel planner

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Fly
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New York City
— 4 nights
Drive
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Cape May
— 2 nights
Drive
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Washington DC
— 3 nights
Drive
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Asheville
— 1 night
Drive
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Rosman
— 2 nights
Drive to Asheville Regional Airport, Fly to Orlando
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Orlando
— 5 nights
Drive
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Ormond Beach
— 2 nights
Drive
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Tallahassee
Drive
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New Orleans
— 1 night
Drive
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San Antonio
— 1 day
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Dallas
— 4 nights
Fly
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Denver
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly
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Santa Cruz
Drive
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San Francisco
— 1 day
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New York City

— 4 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.
Visit 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral for their historical value. Appreciate the collections at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History. Change things up with a short trip to Kismet Beach in Kismet (about 1h 15 min away). Next up on the itinerary: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, don't miss a visit to Times Square, tour the pleasant surroundings at The High Line, and examine the collection at New York Public Library.

For where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our New York City online holiday planner.

Berlin, Germany to New York City is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Berlin to New York City is minus 6 hours. In July, daytime highs in New York City are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can drive to Cape May.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

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Cape May

— 2 nights

The Nation's Oldest Seashore Resort

Cape May represents the other Jersey Shore--the one you don't see on TV--the one with a rich history and a refined, relaxed atmosphere.
You've now added Morey's Piers and Beachfront Water Parks to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at North Wildwood Beach, then stop by Kona Surf Co., and then make a splash at Morey's Piers and Beachfront Water Parks. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Cape May City Beaches and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Cape May vacation planner.

You can drive from New York City to Cape May in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train, tram, and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Washington DC.

Things to do in Cape May

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Shopping

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Washington DC

— 3 nights
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.
You've now added Washington Monument to your itinerary. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like National Air and Space Museum and The National Archives Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at International Spy Museum, view the masterpieces at Madame Tussauds DC, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Washington DC holiday maker site.

Getting from Cape May to Washington DC by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. While traveling from Cape May, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Washington DC, ranging from highs of 37°C to lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to fly to Asheville.

Things to do in Washington DC

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Asheville

— 1 night

Land of the Sky

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
On the 23rd (Sat), contemplate the long history of Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site and then view the masterpieces at River Arts District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a taste of the local shopping with Grovewood Village, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Saint Lawrence, then view the masterpieces at Woolworth Walk, and finally shop like a local with Lexington Glassworks.

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Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Asheville takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Washington DC in July, with highs in Asheville at 34°C and lows at 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can drive to Rosman.

Things to do in Asheville

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Neighborhoods

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Rosman

— 2 nights
Rosman is a town in Transylvania County, North Carolina, United States. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Sassafras Mountain and then surround yourself with nature on Miller's Land of Waterfall Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Tue): admire the majestic nature at Gorges State Park and then take in the dramatic scenery at Whitewater Falls.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Rosman trip maker app.

You can drive from Asheville to Rosman in an hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Rosman

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park, Universal CityWalk, Disney Springs, and other attractions you added. Pack the 27th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Orlando planning app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Rosman to Orlando. Traveling from Rosman in July, Orlando is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 28°C. You'll set off for Ormond Beach on the 31st (Sun).

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Ormond Beach

— 2 nights
Ormond Beach is a city in Volusia County, Florida, United States. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): browse the exhibits of Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, get engrossed in the history at Lillian Place Heritage Center, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Beach at Daytona Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Equestrian Adventures of Florida, tour the pleasant surroundings at Andy Romano Beachfront Park, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ormond Beach.

For maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Ormond Beach holiday website.

Traveling by car from Orlando to Ormond Beach takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In July in Ormond Beach, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Tallahassee.

Things to do in Ormond Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

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Tallahassee

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Tallahassee trip planner.

You can drive from Ormond Beach to Tallahassee in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 27°C. On the 2nd (Tue), you're off to New Orleans.

Things to do in Tallahassee

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Nature
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New Orleans

— 1 night

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 3rd (Wed): brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, wander the streets of Royal Street, and then surround yourself with nature on Happiness Bayou Tours. On the next day, examine the collection at Backstreet Cultural Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral, then stop by Faulkner House Books, and finally get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read New Orleans travel planner.

Fly from Tallahassee to New Orleans in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Tallahassee in August, you will find days in New Orleans are slightly colder (32°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (32°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can fly to San Antonio.

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San Antonio

— 1 day

The Alamo City

As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, get in on the family fun at SeaWorld, then contemplate the long history of Mission San Jose, then get a taste of the local shopping with The San Antonio River Walk, and finally get engrossed in the history at The Alamo.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the San Antonio itinerary planner.

Getting from New Orleans to San Antonio by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New Orleans in August, expect nights in San Antonio to be slightly colder, around 28°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 43°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Dallas.

Things to do in San Antonio

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums
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Dallas

— 4 nights

Big D

One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Appreciate the collections at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza and The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at Perot Museum of Nature and Science and Dallas Museum of Art. Step out of Dallas to go to Fort Worth and see Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District, which is approximately 40 minutes away. Spend the 8th (Mon) exploring nature at Arbor Hills Nature Preserve. There's much more to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, don't miss a visit to Grassy Knoll, and observe the fascinating underwater world at The Dallas World Aquarium.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Dallas attractions planner.

You can fly from San Antonio to Dallas in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in Dallas, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to fly to Denver.

Things to do in Dallas

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Nature

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Denver

— 3 nights

Mile-High City

Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Molly Brown House Museum and Denver Union Station. Museum-lovers will get to explore Denver Botanic Gardens and Denver Museum of Nature & Science. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Denver: Pikes Peak - America's Mountain (in Cascade) and Garden of the Gods (in Colorado Springs). There's more to do: take a stroll through 16th Street Mall.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Denver online travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Dallas to Denver takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Dallas to Denver is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Dallas, expect a bit cooler days and colder nights in Denver, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can fly to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Denver

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Los Angeles

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): get a taste of the local shopping with Third Street Promenade, kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and finally see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory. Here are some ideas for day two: buy something for everyone on your list at Rodeo Drive, then examine the collection at The Getty Center, then take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Santa Monica State Beach.

To find more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles journey builder website.

Traveling by flight from Denver to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Denver to Los Angeles, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Denver in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Los Angeles, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can fly to Santa Cruz.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

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Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz remains synonymous with surfing, but this counterculture bastion offers plenty even if you don't plan to catch any waves.
For maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Santa Cruz trip itinerary builder tool.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Santa Cruz in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, Santa Cruz is a bit cooler than Los Angeles - with highs of 27°C and lows of 16°C. You'll set off for San Francisco on the 14th (Sun).

Things to do in Santa Cruz

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Wineries
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San Francisco

— 1 day

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, then contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, then don't miss a visit to Ferry Building Marketplace, and finally see some colorful creatures with Bamboo Reef Scuba Diving Centers - Learn to SCUBA.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read San Francisco holiday planning website.

Drive from Santa Cruz to San Francisco in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in San Francisco are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight back home.

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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.

New Jersey travel guide

3.9
The Garden State
Often overshadowed by its legendary neighbor, New York, New Jersey holds its own as a land of thriving industrial cities, sprawling farmland, and lively coastal towns. Called the Garden State, New Jersey is a hub of entertainment and cultural attractions for the east coast, from the famous sandy beaches and carnival-like atmosphere of the Jersey Shore to alluring Atlantic City, the Las Vegas of the east. New Jersey also boasts a wealth of historical places to visit, including battle sites and memorials, such as George Washington's Revolutionary War headquarters.

North Carolina travel guide

4.4
The Tar Heel State
A top destination for a holiday in nature, North Carolina provides a seemingly endless variety of outdoor activities, including hiking, mountain climbing, and skiing. While the state's rural regions offer a taste of traditional Appalachian music and culture, its increasingly diverse big cities feature modern skyscrapers, renowned museums, and historical neighborhoods perfect for sightseeing tours. The coastal region, famous for its year-round temperate climate, attracts millions of annual visitors, making North Carolina the sixth most-visited state in the country. Though it's hard to find a quiet time of year in coastal North Carolina, the state's inland areas retain many secluded corners where you can experience the laid-back Old South atmosphere.

Florida travel guide

4.4
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.

Louisiana travel guide

4.3
The Pelican State
With a landscape of deltas, marshes, and swamps formed by the sediments of the Mississippi River, Louisiana is home to rich native plant and animal life, including rare species of tree frogs, ibis, and egrets. The state's urban areas, most notably the historical city of New Orleans, are some of its most popular attractions and boast a varied multicultural and multilingual heritage, strongly influenced by a mix of French, Spanish, Native American, and African cultures. Native Louisianans proudly cling to their distinctive dialects and musical traditions, offering visitors a chance to explore one of the most culturally diverse areas in North America. The homeland of both Cajun and Creole cuisines, Louisiana remains a top holiday destination for foodies from around the world.

Texas travel guide

4.2
The Lone Star State
Thanks to its size and geologic features, Texas contains diverse landscapes that closely resemble both the south and southwest of the United States. Though most people associate Texas with tracts of barren land, deserts cover only about 10 percent of the state, with most of its big population centers located in areas once covered by prairies, grasslands, and forests. As you travel from one end of Texas to the other, observe the changing terrain that ranges from coastal piney woods and swamps in the east to the mountains of the west, with rolling plains and rugged hills in the center. For a bit of urban sightseeing visit some of the state's large cities such as Houston, Dallas, or Austin, or immerse yourself in the nation's history by adding famous attractions like The Alamo to your itinerary. Take plenty of time to mingle with the locals, famous for their hospitality, generosity, and fiercely independent spirit.

California travel guide

4.1
The Golden State
The country's most populous state, California includes landscapes that range from the forested northern coast to harsh southern deserts. Sandwiched right in the middle of the state is a fertile valley, home to farms, vineyards, and orchards. California's cities offer diverse attractions, from amusement parks and upscale shops to award-winning restaurants and innovative art galleries. Outside the state's big urban centers, places to visit include some of the nation's most rugged national parks, ancient forests, towering mountain peaks, and ski resorts. More than just a surfing destination famous for its beaches and winding coastal roads, California also boasts one of the world's largest economies, bolstered by the booming tech industries.