42 days in United States Itinerary

42 days in United States Itinerary

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Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
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Chicago
— 1 night
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Wisconsin Dells
— 4 nights
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San Francisco
— 5 nights
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Los Angeles
— 5 nights
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San Diego
— 3 nights
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Santa Fe
— 2 nights
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San Antonio
— 2 nights
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New Orleans
— 6 nights
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Myrtle Beach
— 4 nights
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National Harbor
— 4 nights
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New York City
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Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Change things up with these side-trips from Niagara Falls: Buffalo (Forest Lawn & Canalside). And it doesn't end there: head outdoors with Niagara Jet Adventures, pause for some photo ops at Tuscarora Heroes Monument, take in the dramatic scenery at Bridal Veil Falls, and get a new perspective on things with Maid of the Mist.

Plan my day in Niagara Falls using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Cortlandt Manor to Niagara Falls is an approximately 5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. July in Niagara Falls sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 63°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Buffalo, Youngstown, Tuscarora Heroes Monument
Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 3:
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Niagara Jet Adventures ©
Niagara Jet Adventures
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Maid of the Mist
Maid of the Mist

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Chicago

Chicago
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Chicago day trip website.

You can fly from Niagara Falls to Chicago in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. In July in Chicago, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 67°F at night. On the 4th (Sun), you're off to Wisconsin Dells.

Things to do in Chicago

Nightlife · Parks · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Jul 3 — 4:

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Wisconsin Dells

Wisconsin Dells ©
Named after a nearby scenic gorge famous for its steep sandstone formations, Wisconsin Dells features more than 20 water parks, making it one of the most popular vacation areas in this region.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Wisconsin Dells: Madison (Wisconsin State Capitol & Olbrich Botanical Gardens) and Spring Green (Wisconsin Canoe Company & Taliesin Preservation: Frank Lloyd Wright Visitor Center ). The adventure continues: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, admire the majestic nature at Devil's Lake State Park, cool off at Noah's Ark Water Park, and don't miss a visit to Carr Valley Cheese.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Wisconsin Dells tour itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Chicago to Wisconsin Dells in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect little chillier evenings in Wisconsin Dells when traveling from Chicago in July, with lows around 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Wisconsin Dells

Theme Parks · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Baraboo, Madison, Spring Green
Find places to stay Jul 4 — 8:
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Wisconsin Canoe Company ©
Wisconsin Canoe Company
Zipline

5
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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Change things up with a short trip to Muir Woods National Monument in Mill Valley (about 48 minutes away). The adventure continues: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, engage your brain at Exploratorium, and shop like a local with Union Square.

To find photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco trip builder website.

Traveling by flight from Wisconsin Dells to San Francisco takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and subway. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Wisconsin Dells in July, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 57°F, while days are little chillier, around 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Muir Woods National Monument, Battery Spencer
Find places to stay Jul 8 — 13:
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park) and Mulholland Drive (in Beverly Hills). Pack the 14th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Santa Monica Pier, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in July: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 83°F and lows are around 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim, Mulholland Drive, Norton Simon Museum, The Wende Museum of the Cold War
Find places to stay Jul 13 — 18:
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The Wende Museum of the Cold War ©
The Wende Museum of the Cold War
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park

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San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument and then get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at San Diego Model Railroad Museum and then observe the fascinating underwater world at SeaWorld San Diego.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the San Diego day trip planner.

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or fly. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in San Diego, ranging from highs of 77°F to lows of 68°F. On the 21st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in San Diego

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Theme Parks
Find places to stay Jul 18 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

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Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): make a trip to Santa Fe Plaza, then admire the masterpieces at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Loretto Chapel, and finally make a trip to Meow Wolf. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, appreciate the extensive heritage of Canyon Road, and then take in the exciting artwork at Mama's Minerals.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Santa Fe trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Santa Fe takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from San Diego in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Santa Fe, with highs around 88°F, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
Find places to stay Jul 21 — 23:
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Loretto Chapel ©
Loretto Chapel
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road

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San Antonio

San Antonio ©
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 24th (Sat): find something for the whole family at SeaWorld and then make a trip to Main Plaza. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, then go for a walk through The San Antonio River Walk, and then get engrossed in the history at The Alamo.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the San Antonio trip app.

Fly from Santa Fe to San Antonio in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Santa Fe to San Antonio, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Santa Fe in July; daily highs in San Antonio reach 98°F and lows reach 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in San Antonio

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Jul 23 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
SeaWorld ©
SeaWorld
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
The Alamo ©
The Alamo

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New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at The National WWII Museum, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, find something for the whole family at Carousel Gardens, and take a stroll through Garden District.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a New Orleans trip simple and quick.

Traveling by flight from San Antonio to New Orleans takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Antonio in July, expect nights in New Orleans to be about the same, around 80°F, while days are little chillier, around 80°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jul 25 — 31:
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Our Sacred Stories ©
Our Sacred Stories
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

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Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. Go for a jaunt from Myrtle Beach to North Myrtle Beach to see J & L Kayaks, LLC Kayak Tours and Rentals about 38 minutes away. There's lots more to do: test your team's savvy at Break Out, take a pleasant ride with Wampee Stables, catch some excitement at Myrtle Beach SkyWheel, and take a leisurely stroll along Myrtle Beach Boardwalk & Promenade.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Myrtle Beach holiday builder site.

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Myrtle Beach takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. When traveling from New Orleans in July, plan for a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Myrtle Beach: temperatures range from 88°F by day to 75°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to National Harbor.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

North Myrtle Beach, Wampee Stables
Find places to stay Jul 31 — Aug 4:
Highlights from your plan
Break Out ©
Break Out
Wampee Stables ©
Wampee Stables
Broadway at the Beach ©
Broadway at the Beach

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National Harbor

National Harbor ©
National Harbor is a development along the Potomac River in Oxon Hill, Prince George's County, Maryland just south of Washington, D.C. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around National Harbor: "On Watch" Monument (in Dowell), Calvert Cliffs State Park (in Lusby) and Calvert Marine Museum and Drum Point Lighthouse (in Solomons). There's much more to do: go for a stroll along the water at National Harbor Marina, take a stroll through National Harbor, make a trip to The Awakening Sculpture, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the National Harbor travel route planning tool.

Fly from Myrtle Beach to National Harbor in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. In August in National Harbor, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 71°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in National Harbor

Parks · Fun & Games · Shopping

Side Trips

"On Watch" Monument, Six Flags America, Calvert Cliffs State Park, MGM National Harbor, Calvert Marine Museum and Drum Point Lighthouse
Find places to stay Aug 4 — 8:
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National Harbor Marina ©
National Harbor Marina
The Awakening Sculpture ©
The Awakening Sculpture

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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 the pleasant sights at Central Park, explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, and stroll around The High Line.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City route builder website.

Traveling by flight from National Harbor to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August in New York City, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 71°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 8 — 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

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