37 days in United States Itinerary

37 days in United States Itinerary

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37 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Charlotte
Fly:  3 h 30 min
1
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
2
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
New York City
— 5 nights
Bus + Fly:  3 h
4
Boston
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
5
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  10 h 15 min
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
7
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
8
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h
9
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  4 h 15 min
10
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h
11
Atlanta
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
12
Orlando, Florida
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h
End: Charlotte

3
nights
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, and take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

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Charlotte to Washington DC is an approximately 3.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. July in Washington DC sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 73°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jul 1 — 4:
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

2
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
On the 5th (Sun), admire the masterpieces at Rodin Museum, get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary, then explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, then appreciate the history behind Liberty Bell Center, and finally contemplate the long history of Independence Hall. On your second day here, get a sense of history and politics at City Hall Visitor Center, browse the eclectic array of goods at Reading Terminal Market, then explore the world behind art at Barnes Foundation, and finally visit Society Hill.

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

Getting from Washington DC to Philadelphia by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in July, and nighttime lows around 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Find places to stay Jul 4 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Barnes Foundation ©
Barnes Foundation

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: go for a walk through Central Park, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, take a stroll through Times Square, and take some stellar pictures from Top of the Rock.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City itinerary planning site.

Getting from Philadelphia to New York City by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Boston.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 6 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

2
nights
Boston

Boston ©
Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Change things up with a short trip to Marginal Way Walkway in Ogunquit (about 1h 30 min away). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, get engrossed in the history at Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, stroll the grounds of Granary Burying Ground, and take in nature's colorful creations at Boston Public Garden.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Boston driving holiday planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Boston in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Boston, with lows of 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Marginal Way Walkway
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden

2
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, walk around Millennium Park, appreciate the history behind Cloud Gate, then explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, and finally admire the local landmark of Buckingham Fountain. On the 15th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, then meet the residents at Shedd Aquarium, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Fourth Presbyterian Church, and finally make a trip to Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Chicago visit planner.

You can fly from Boston to Chicago in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Boston to Chicago due to the time zone difference. In July, daytime highs in Chicago are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
Find places to stay Jul 13 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Shedd Aquarium ©
Shedd Aquarium

3
nights
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: hike along Bright Angel Trail, cruise along East Rim Drive, take some stellar pictures from Pipe Creek Vista, and stroll through South Kaibab Trail.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Chicago to Grand Canyon National Park in 10.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Chicago to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chicago in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Grand Canyon National Park, with lows of 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
North Kaibab Trail ©
North Kaibab Trail

2
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller, and then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Tue): shop like a local with The Strip, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip itinerary planning app.

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, expect nights in Las Vegas to be much warmer, around 81°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 104°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jul 19 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

4
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, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, and admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco tour planning tool.

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Las Vegas in July, things will get much colder in San Francisco: highs are around 73°F and lows about 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Tours
Find places to stay Jul 21 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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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, stroll through Tuolumne Meadows, admire all the interesting features of Tioga Pass, and take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Yosemite National Park attractions planning tool.

You can 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. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 83°F by day to 46°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Find places to stay Jul 25 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier and then discover the magic at Disneyland Park.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles online road trip planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, Los Angeles is a bit warmer at night with lows of 66°F. On the 31st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Santa Monica Pier
Find places to stay Jul 29 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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nights
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Atlanta is known for zoos & aquariums, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: partake in some friendly competition at The Escape Game Atlanta, stroll through Centennial Olympic Park, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and contemplate the long history of Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Atlanta trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Atlanta takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles to Atlanta, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Los Angeles in July: high temperatures in Atlanta hover around 89°F and lows are around 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 31 — Aug 3:
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Atlanta ©
The Escape Game Atlanta
Food Tours
Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium

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nights
Orlando, Florida

Orlando ©
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.
Orlando is known for theme parks, nightlife, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get in on the family fun at Universal's Islands of Adventure, make an unforgettable trip to Walt Disney World Resort, have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Orlando, and try out the rides at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

For ratings and other tourist information, refer to the Orlando trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Atlanta to Orlando takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Orlando can reach 92°F, while at night they dip to 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Fun & Games Nightlife
Find places to stay Aug 3 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort

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