42 days in United States Itinerary

42 days in United States Itinerary

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42 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  21 h 30 min
1
Boston
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  3 h
2
New York City
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Philadelphia
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
4
Washington DC
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
5
Orlando, Florida
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
6
Atlanta
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
7
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  10 h 15 min
8
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
9
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
10
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  4 h 15 min
11
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h
12
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  22 h
End: Mumbai

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): explore the different monuments and memorials at Granary Burying Ground, then walk around Boston Common, then admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts. Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

Before you visit Boston, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Mumbai, India to Boston is an approximately 21.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, tram, and train. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -10 hour difference. Traveling from Mumbai in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Boston, with lows around 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden

4
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 the pleasant sights at Central Park, explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center, and enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our New York City trip website.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Boston to New York City in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In July, daytime highs in New York City are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

4
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Philadelphia: Brandywine Battlefield (in Chadds Ford) and Longwood Gardens (in Kennett Square). There's much more to do: ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall, browse the eclectic array of goods at Reading Terminal Market, see the interesting displays at Betsy Ross House, and take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Philadelphia road trip planner.

Traveling by train from New York City to Philadelphia takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Philadelphia can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. You'll set off for Washington DC on the 11th (Sat).

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Longwood Gardens, Brandywine Battlefield, Harrah's Philadelphia
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Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall

5
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Washington DC side-trips: Gettysburg (Victorian Photography Studio & Gettysburg National Military Park) and Horseshoe Casino (in Baltimore). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Washington DC trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by train from Philadelphia to Washington DC takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 73°F. On the 16th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gettysburg, Horseshoe Casino
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Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

3
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.
When in Orlando, make a side trip to see Boat Tours & Water Sports in Saint Cloud, approximately Saint Cloud away. The adventure continues: discover the magic at Walt Disney World Resort, find something for the whole family at Universal Orlando Resort, have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Orlando, and laugh and play at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Orlando sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Washington DC to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Orlando are 91°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. On the 19th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Tours Fun & Games

Side Trip

Boat Tours & Water Sports
Find places to stay Jul 16 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort

3
nights
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: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, observe the fascinating underwater world at Georgia Aquarium, examine the collection at World of Coca-Cola, and get in on the family fun at SKYVIEW Atlanta.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Atlanta attractions planner.

You can fly from Orlando to Atlanta in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Six Flags Over Georgia
Find places to stay Jul 19 — 22:
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Food Tours
Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium
World of Coca-Cola ©
World of Coca-Cola

2
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, pause for some photo ops at Cloud Gate, then walk around Millennium Park, and finally explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Fri): meet the residents at Shedd Aquarium, ponder the design of Buckingham Fountain, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

To find photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Chicago trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Atlanta to Chicago takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Atlanta to Chicago, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Atlanta in July, with highs in Chicago at 83°F and lows at 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
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The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Shedd Aquarium ©
Shedd Aquarium

4
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: stroll through Bright Angel Trail, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, trek along Rim Trail, and take in panoramic vistas at Desert View Watchtower.

To see photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park driving holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Chicago to Grand Canyon National Park takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Grand Canyon National Park is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Chicago in July, Grand Canyon National Park is a bit cooler at night with lows of 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 28:
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim 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 29th (Wed): examine the collection at The Mob Museum, then enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. On the 30th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: shop like a local with The Strip, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip tool.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 104°F, while nights are much warmer with lows around 81°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): find something for the whole family at Disneyland Park and then see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory. Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, explore the world behind art at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita, stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk, then take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and finally see the interesting displays at The Getty Center.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles travel route planner.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. When traveling from Las Vegas in July, plan for much colder days and slightly colder nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 83°F by day to 66°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Santa Monica Pier
Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 1:
Highlights from your plan
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

4
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 around Mariposa Grove, hike along Tuolumne Meadows, and get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park visit planner.

Getting from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park by combination of flight and car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Plan for cooler nights when traveling from Los Angeles in August since evenings lows in Yosemite National Park dip to 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail

4
nights
San Francisco

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, explore the striking landscape of Alcatraz Island, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, you will find days in San Francisco are little chillier (73°F), and nights are a bit warmer (59°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Aug 5 — 9:
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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