41 days in United States Itinerary

41 days in United States Itinerary

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Boston
— 2 nights
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Salem
— 3 nights
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New York City
— 3 nights
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Atlantic City
— 2 nights
Drive
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North Wildwood
— 2 nights
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Cape May Point
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Washington DC
— 1 night
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Gatlinburg
— 2 nights
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Miami
— 3 nights
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New Orleans
— 1 night
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Chicago
— 2 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
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Seattle
— 2 nights
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Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
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Las Vegas
— 1 night
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San Diego
— 2 nights
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
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Boston

— 2 nights

Beantown

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes TD Garden, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and Newbury Street. Do some cultural sightseeing at Museum of Fine Arts and North End. There's more to do: buy something for everyone on your list at Faneuil Hall Marketplace.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Boston holiday builder.

Bucharest, Romania to Boston is an approximately 15-hour flight. Traveling from Bucharest to Boston, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Boston when traveling from Bucharest in October, with lows around 11°C. On the 6th (Tue), you're off to Salem.

Things to do in Boston

Shopping · Museums · Nightlife · Neighborhoods

Salem

— 3 nights

Witch City

Best known for its 1692 witch trials, Salem has a number of significant historical sites, a bustling downtown, and many witch-themed attractions.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Sinister Stories of Salem as well as Front Beach. Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): stroll through Front Beach, take a leisurely stroll along Pickering Wharf, gain some tasty knowledge on Salem Food Tours, then contemplate the long history of The House of the Seven Gables, and finally admire the masterpieces at Count Orlok's Nightmare Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Peabody Essex Museum, join in the after-dark buzz at Sinister Stories of Salem, then stop by Crow Haven Corner, then examine the collection at Salem Witch Museum, and finally stroll around Salem Common.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Salem trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by bus from Boston to Salem takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Boston in October, Salem is a bit cooler at night with lows of 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to New York City.

Things to do in Salem

Museums · Parks · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trip

New York City

— 3 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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Empire State Building, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, American Museum of Natural History, and other attractions. Get some cultural insight at 9/11 Memorial and Times Square. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at New York Public Library and take a stroll through Fifth Avenue.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the New York City online journey maker.

Traveling by car from Salem to New York City takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly; or take a train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Salem in October: high temperatures in New York City hover around 24°C and lows are around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Atlantic City.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Parks

Atlantic City

— 2 nights

America's Favorite Playground

The gambling capital of the east coast, Atlantic City is best known for its numerous casinos, colorful boardwalk, and beach.
On the 13th (Tue), kick back and relax at Brigantine Beach, then don't miss a visit to Lucy the Elephant, and then wander the streets of Atlantic City Boardwalk. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Atlantic City Historical Museum, then visit a coastal fixture at Absecon Lighthouse, then try to win big at Borgata Casino, and finally try your luck at Harrah's Atlantic City Casino.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Atlantic City route builder app.

You can drive from New York City to Atlantic City in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from New York City in October since evenings lows in Atlantic City dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to go by car to North Wildwood.

Things to do in Atlantic City

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Fun & Games

Side Trips

North Wildwood

— 2 nights
North Wildwood is a city located on the Jersey Shore in Cape May County, New Jersey, United States. Hawk Haven Vineyard and Winery has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): visit a coastal fixture at Hereford Inlet Lighthouse, kick back and relax at North Wildwood Beach, then try your luck at Gateway 26 Casino, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Bucket Brigade Brewery. On the 16th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: play a few rounds at Cape May Par 3 & Driving Range, do a tasting at Hawk Haven Vineyard and Winery, then stop by Kona Surf Co., then tour the pleasant surroundings at Wildwood Beach, and finally find something for the whole family at Breakfast in The Sky.

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Traveling by car from Atlantic City to North Wildwood takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In October in North Wildwood, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Cape May Point.

Things to do in North Wildwood

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Cape May Point

Cape May Point is a borough located at the tip of the Cape May Peninsula in Cape May County. To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Cape May Point trip itinerary planner.

Cape May Point is very close to North Wildwood. In October in Cape May Point, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. On the 16th (Fri), you'll travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Cape May Point

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Shopping

Washington DC

— 1 night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Arlington National Cemetery, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, and finally contemplate the long history of Old Town.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Washington DC trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Cape May Point to Washington DC in 4 hours. In October in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Gatlinburg

— 2 nights

The Gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
On the 18th (Sun), get to know the fascinating history of Noah Bud Ogle Cabin, take in the exciting artwork at Paul Murray Gallery, take in the exciting artwork at Fowler's Clay Works, then do a tasting at Tennessee Homemade Wines, then sample the fine beverages at Sugarlands Distilling Company, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ole Smoky. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Roaring Fork, do a tasting at Mill Bridge Winery, then see the interesting displays at Titanic Museum Attraction, and finally view the masterpieces at Alewine Pottery.

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Fly from Washington DC to Gatlinburg in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. In October, daily temperatures in Gatlinburg can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Miami.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Museums · Shopping · Wineries · Parks

Side Trips

Miami

— 3 nights

Magic City

Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
You've now added Wiener Museum of Decorative Arts (WMODA) to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): stroll around Island City Park Preserve, then take a stroll through Lincoln Road, and then stop by Art Deco Historic District. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, tour the pleasant surroundings at South Beach, and then shop like a local with Collins Avenue.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Miami route builder site.

Getting from Gatlinburg to Miami by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or do a combination of car and bus. While traveling from Gatlinburg, expect a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Miami, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 27°C. You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to New Orleans.

Things to do in Miami

Neighborhoods · Parks · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

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.
St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 has been added to your itinerary. On the 22nd (Thu), explore the different monuments and memorials at St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 and then learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum.

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Getting from Miami to New Orleans by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Miami to New Orleans. While traveling from Miami, expect colder days and little chillier nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Outdoors · Tours

Chicago

— 2 nights

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple, steep yourself in history at Ernest Hemingway Birthplace, then admire the striking features of Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio, and finally take a stroll through The Magnificent Mile. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Chicago Cultural Center, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fourth Presbyterian Church, then get interesting insight from Tours, and finally admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago.

To see reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Chicago day trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Chicago takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from New Orleans in October, Chicago is a bit cooler at night with lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Chicago

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Yellowstone National Park

— 2 nights

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Upper Falls of the Yellowstone River, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, and then explore the stunning scenery at S Rim Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: witness a stunning natural landmark at Lone Star Geyser and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park in 7 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, bus, and car. Traveling from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Chicago in October, plan for little chillier days in Yellowstone National Park, with highs around 9°C, while nights are much colder with lows around -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Seattle

— 2 nights

Emerald City

Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Hurricane Ridge, The Museum of Flight and Alki Beach. On the 28th (Wed), shop like a local with Pioneer Square, examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, take a stroll through Pike Place Market, then take a memorable drive along Hurricane Ridge, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally steep yourself in history at King Street Station. On the next day, get up close to creatures of the deep with Puget Sound Express, then get a taste of the local shopping with Glasshouse Studio, and then identify plant and animal life at Friends of Issaquah Salmon Hatchery.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Seattle trip builder site.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October: highs in Seattle hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Seattle

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Honolulu, Oahu

— 3 nights

Big Pineapple

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Iolani Palace.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Honolulu trip planner.

You can fly from Seattle to Honolulu in 8 hours. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Seattle to Honolulu due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Seattle in October, expect Honolulu to be much hotter, temps between 36°C and 27°C. On the 1st (Sun), you're off to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Honolulu

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your trip

Las Vegas

— 1 night

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Your day by day itinerary now includes River Dogz as well as Willow Beach. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): get in touch with nature with River Dogz, don't miss a visit to Stratosphere Tower, then enjoy the sand and surf at Willow Beach, and finally don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio.

To find maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Honolulu to Las Vegas takes 9 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Honolulu to Las Vegas. Traveling from Honolulu in November, you will find days in Las Vegas are little chillier (23°C), and nights are much colder (9°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Parks

Side Trip

San Diego

— 2 nights

America's Finest City

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Shark Diving as well as San Diego Zoo. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum, then have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Embarcadero. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll the grounds of Fort Rosecrans Cemetery and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our San Diego visit planning website.

Fly from Las Vegas to San Diego in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in November, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 16°C in San Diego. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites · Museums

Los Angeles

— 3 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.
You've added Disneyland Park, Walt Disney Concert Hall, Hollywood Walk of Fame, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 5th (Thu), appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, then listen to music at Walt Disney Concert Hall, then find something for the whole family at Disneyland Park, and finally see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory. On your second day here, admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica State Beach, get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, take a stroll through Rodeo Drive, then wander the streets of Montana Avenue, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles vacation planner.

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus; or fly. In November, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sat) to allow time for travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trips

San Francisco

— 2 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You've now added Golden Gate Rides to your itinerary. On the 7th (Sat), take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge. Keep things going the next day: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, then surround yourself with nature on Golden Gate Rides, then buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, and finally examine the collection at Cable Car Museum.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our San Francisco tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Yosemite National Park

— 2 nights
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Pioneer Yosemite History Center, Mariposa Grove and Yosemite, Tunnel View. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): trek along Mariposa Grove, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pioneer Yosemite History Center, then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, and finally hike along Panorama Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Taft Point, take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, then shop like a local with Ansel Adams Gallery, and finally don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park online vacation planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from San Francisco in November: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 14°C, while lows dip to -8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
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
Casinos · Shopping Malls · Beaches
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.

Tennessee travel guide

4.4
Specialty Museums · Distilleries · Theaters
The Volunteer State
Divided by law, geography, and custom into three major regions, represented by the three stars on state's flag, Tennessee boasts a distinctive musical heritage that includes elements of bluegrass, country-western, and blues. With a countryside as diverse as its people, Tennessee includes landscapes ranging from a mountainous region in the east to the lowlands of the west, with gently rolling hills in the middle. For a well-rounded vacation, you can hike remote mountain trails in the morning and explore the crowded bars of Nashville in the evening. Visit the urban attractions, such as Elvis Presley's former residence in Memphis, but don't miss a chance to spend some time in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, situated in the eastern part of the state.