48 days in United States Itinerary

48 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Riga
Fly:  16 h 15 min
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Sedona
— 5 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  4 h 15 min
5
Santa Fe
— 1 night
Bus:  1 h
6
Albuquerque
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
7
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
8
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
9
Austin
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
10
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
11
Biloxi
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
12
Orange Beach
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  4 h
13
Miami
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h
14
Orlando
— 5 nights
Fly:  16 h
End: Riga

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kids will enjoy Natural Bridges State Beach and Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park. Get in touch with nature at Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park and Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve. Get out of town with these interesting San Francisco side-trips: Bodega Head (in Bodega Bay), Big Basin Redwoods State Park (in Boulder Creek) and Half Moon Bay State Beach (in Half Moon Bay).

To find more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco trip planner.

Riga, Latvia to San Francisco is an approximately 15- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 10 hours traveling from Riga to San Francisco. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park, Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park, Natural Bridges State Beach, Bodega Head, Big Basin Redwoods State Park
Find places to stay Jul 11 — 15:
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Half Moon Bay State Beach ©
Half Moon Bay State Beach
Bodega Head ©
Bodega Head
Natural Bridges State Beach ©
Natural Bridges State Beach

4
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.
Attractions like Roos-N-More Zoo and Siegfried & Roy's Secret Garden & Dolphin Habitat make great kid-friendly stops. Step out of Las Vegas to go to Overton and see Valley of Fire State Park, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: try your luck at Casino at the MGM Grand, make a trip to Paris Las Vegas, wander the streets of Las Vegas Downtown, and see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas.

To find where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas vacation planning app.

Getting from San Francisco to Las Vegas by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in July, expect Las Vegas to be much warmer, temps between 47°C and 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Casinos Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Roos-N-More Zoo, Valley of Fire State Park
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 19:
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Bellagio Hotel and Casino ©
Bellagio Hotel and Casino
Roos-N-More Zoo ©
Roos-N-More Zoo
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park

5
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Lipan Point and East Rim Drive. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Navajo Point and Powell Point. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Grand Canyon National Park: Supai (Havasupai Falls & Mooney Falls). And it doesn't end there: take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point, add some entertainment to your itinerary with Hopi House, hike along Hermit Trail, and admire the landmark architecture of Lookout Studio.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park day trip planning website.

Getting from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in July, with highs in Grand Canyon National Park at 34°C and lows at 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Supai
Find places to stay Jul 19 — 24:
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Mohave Point ©
Mohave Point
Hermit Trail ©
Hermit Trail
East Rim Drive ©
East Rim Drive

5
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Escape the urban bustle at Montezuma Well and Coconino National Forest. Step off the beaten path and head to Doe Mountain Trail and Riordan Mansion State Historic Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Prescott (Whiskey Row & Lynx Lake Recreation Area) and Arizona Snowbowl (in Flagstaff). The adventure continues: stop by Historic Old Town Cottonwood and do a tasting at Page Springs Cellars.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Sedona trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona takes 2.5 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July: high temperatures in Sedona hover around 39°C and lows are around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Flagstaff, Prescott, Montezuma Well, Historic Old Town Cottonwood, Page Springs Cellars
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 29:
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Montezuma Well ©
Montezuma Well
Doe Mountain Trail ©
Doe Mountain Trail
Coconino National Forest ©
Coconino National Forest

1
night
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 29th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Canyon Road and then indulge in some personalized pampering at Absolute Nirvana Spa & Gardens.

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Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Sedona to Santa Fe in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Sedona in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Santa Fe, with lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Jul 29 — 30:
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Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road
Absolute Nirvana Spa & Gardens ©
Absolute Nirvana Spa & Gardens

2
nights
Albuquerque

Albuquerque ©
Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife West Nature Park and then learn about winemaking at Gruet Winery. Here are some ideas for day two: get a new perspective on things with Quiet Waters Paddling Adventures and then ride a horse along The Stables at Tamaya.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Albuquerque trip itinerary planner.

You can take a bus from Santa Fe to Albuquerque in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Santa Fe in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Albuquerque, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Wed) to allow time for travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Wildlife West Nature Park, The Stables at Tamaya, Quiet Waters Paddling Adventures
Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 1:
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Tingley Beach ©
Tingley Beach
Quiet Waters Paddling Adventures ©
Quiet Waters Paddling Adventures
Wildlife West Nature Park ©
Wildlife West Nature Park

3
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.
Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall and then kick back and relax at Crystal Cove.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles online road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Albuquerque to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Albuquerque to Los Angeles. In August, daily temperatures in Los Angeles can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Malibu, Crystal Cove
Find places to stay Aug 1 — 4:
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Crystal Cove ©
Crystal Cove
El Matador State Beach ©
El Matador State Beach
Zuma Beach ©
Zuma Beach

3
nights
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Mission Beach Park and South Carlsbad State Beach. Escape the urban bustle at La Jolla Shores Park and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Step out of San Diego to go to Escondido and see San Diego Zoo Safari Park, which is approximately 42 minutes away. There's still lots to do: step off the mainland to explore Coronado Island and tour the pleasant surroundings at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the San Diego road trip planning app.

Getting from Los Angeles to San Diego by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Los Angeles in August: highs in San Diego hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 23°C. On the 7th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Austin.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

South Carlsbad State Beach, San Diego Zoo Safari Park, Coronado Island
Find places to stay Aug 4 — 7:
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South Carlsbad State Beach ©
South Carlsbad State Beach
Mission Beach Park ©
Mission Beach Park
La Jolla Shores Park ©
La Jolla Shores Park

4
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Family-friendly places like Comal River and Landa Park will thrill your kids. Step off the beaten path and head to Longhorn Cavern State Park and Splashway Waterpark. Venture out of the city with trips to Becker Vineyards (Winery) (in Stonewall) and Exotic Resort Zoo, Inc. (in Johnson City).

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Austin road trip site.

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Austin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from San Diego to Austin due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Diego in August: high temperatures in Austin hover around 43°C and lows are around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow time for travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

New Braunfels, Longhorn Cavern State Park, Becker Vineyards (Winery), Exotic Resort Zoo, Inc., Splashway Waterpark
Find places to stay Aug 7 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Comal River ©
Comal River
Longhorn Cavern State Park ©
Longhorn Cavern State Park
Landa Park ©
Landa Park

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): wander the streets of Faubourg Marigny, appreciate the extensive heritage of Royal Street, and then get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Mon): do a tasting at NOLA Tropical Winery, appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District, and then take a stroll through Magazine Street.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our New Orleans journey maker tool.

Fly from Austin to New Orleans in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Austin in August, plan for a bit cooler days and somewhat warmer nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 32°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Biloxi.

Things to do in New Orleans

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping
Find places to stay Aug 11 — 13:
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Faubourg Marigny ©
Faubourg Marigny
NOLA Tropical Winery ©
NOLA Tropical Winery
Magazine Street ©
Magazine Street

1
night
Biloxi

Biloxi ©
A busy city on the Gulf Coast, Biloxi is one of the nation's oldest communities, first settled by Europeans in 1699.
On the 14th (Tue), look for all kinds of wild species at Mississippi Sandhill Crane National Wildlife Refuge and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Biloxi Beach.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Biloxi trip planner.

You can drive from New Orleans to Biloxi in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in August: highs in Biloxi hover around 37°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can go by car to Orange Beach.

Things to do in Biloxi

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trip

Mississippi Sandhill Crane National Wildlife Refuge
Find places to stay Aug 13 — 14:
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3
nights
Orange Beach

Orange Beach ©
Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
Explore hidden gems such as Alligator Alley and Adventure Island. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Pirate's Island Adventure Golf and Wharf Ferris Wheel. There's still lots to do: trek along Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail - Rosemary Dunes Trailhead and stop by Souvenir City.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Orange Beach trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Biloxi to Orange Beach takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In August, daily temperatures in Orange Beach can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. On the 17th (Fri), you'll travel to Miami.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Parks Theme Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Gulf Shores, Alligator Alley
Find places to stay Aug 14 — 17:
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Adventure Island ©
Adventure Island
Alligator Alley ©
Alligator Alley

4
nights
Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Haulover Beach Park and Las Olas Beach. Get outdoors at Anhinga Trail and Everglades Alligator Farm. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Miami: Robert Is Here (in Homestead), Everglades National Park (in Florida City) and Big Cypress National Preserve (in Ochopee).

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Do a combination of taxi and flight from Orange Beach to Miami in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Homestead, Las Olas Beach, Haulover Beach Park, Anhinga Trail, Everglades National Park
Find places to stay Aug 17 — 21:
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Haulover Beach Park ©
Haulover Beach Park
Anhinga Trail ©
Anhinga Trail
Big Cypress National Preserve ©
Big Cypress National Preserve

5
nights
Orlando

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Ormond Beach and Alpaca Magic USA. Get outdoors at Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park and Beach at Daytona Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum (in Ponce Inlet) and Cocoa Beach (in Cocoa Beach). Pack the 26th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. The adventure continues: stroll around Lake Eola Park and revel in the low prices at Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Orlando trip planner.

Fly from Miami to Orlando in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In August, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, Alpaca Magic USA, Beach at Daytona Beach, Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park, Cocoa Beach
Find places to stay Aug 21 — 26:
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Ormond Beach ©
Ormond Beach
Alpaca Magic USA ©
Alpaca Magic USA

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