33 days in United States Itinerary

33 days in United States Itinerary

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Newport
— 1 night
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Chimney Rock
— 1 night
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Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 1 night
Fly
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Siesta Key
— 1 night
Drive
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Fort Myers Beach
— 1 night
Ferry
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Key West
— 1 night
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Miami Beach
— 2 nights
Drive
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St. Augustine
— 1 night
Drive
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Daytona Beach
— 1 night
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Panama City Beach
— 1 night
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Carmel
— 1 night
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Sedona
— 1 night
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Zion National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Santa Cruz
— 1 night
Drive
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Fly to Lihue, Bus to Lawai Post Office, Shuttle to Poipu
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Poipu, Kauai
— 1 night
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Shuttle to Lawai Post Office, Bus to Lihue, Fly to Lahaina
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Lahaina, Maui
— 1 night
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Portland
— 1 night
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San Diego
— 2 nights
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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
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Newport — 1 night

City by the Sea

With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): trek along Cliff Walk, then enjoy the sand and surf at Sachuest Beach (Second Beach), and then enjoy the sand and surf at Easton's Beach.

To find ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Newport driving holiday planner.

Jerusalem, Israel to Newport is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Jerusalem to Newport is minus 7 hours. In July, daytime highs in Newport are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. On the 18th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Chimney Rock.
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Chimney Rock — 1 night

Chimney Rock is a village in Rutherford County, North Carolina, United States. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): cool off at Lake Lure Beach and Water Park, take some stellar pictures from Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park, and then experience rural life at Hickory Nut Gap Farm.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Chimney Rock sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Newport to Chimney Rock takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In July, daily temperatures in Chimney Rock can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
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Great Smoky Mountains National Park — 1 night

A Wondrous Diversity of Life

Great Smoky Mountains National Park contains some of the highest mountains east of the Mississippi River, but it's the ease of access that makes this national park the United States' most visited.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): take in the awesome beauty at Clingmans Dome.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Great Smoky Mountains National Park driving holiday planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Chimney Rock to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Siesta Key.
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Siesta Key — 1 night

Siesta Key draws most of its visitors with soft, white-quartz sand beaches and translucent ocean water.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Turtle Beach, then admire the natural beauty at Historic Spanish Point Campus, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Siesta Beach.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Siesta Key vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Siesta Key in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Great Smoky Mountains National Park in July since evenings lows in Siesta Key dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Fort Myers Beach.
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Fort Myers Beach — 1 night

Fort Myers Beach is a town located on Estero Island in Lee County, Florida, United States. On the 22nd (Fri), fly like a bird with Holiday Water Sports and then kick back and relax at Fort Myers Beach.

To see reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Fort Myers Beach tour site.

You can drive from Siesta Key to Fort Myers Beach in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can catch the ferry to Key West.
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Key West — 1 night

Conch Republic

Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
On the 23rd (Sat), stroll through Higgs Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at South Beach, and then kick back and relax at Fort Zachary Taylor.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Key West trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Fort Myers Beach to Key West by ferry takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Fort Myers Beach in July since evenings lows in Key West dip to 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Miami Beach.
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Miami Beach — 2 nights

The World's Playground

Separated by water from the neighboring city of Miami, Miami Beach sits on a barrier island between Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): take in the waterfront at South Pointe Park, get engrossed in the history at Jewish Museum of Florida - FIU, and then walk around Lummus Park Beach. On the 25th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head outdoors with K17 Beach Club and then kick back and relax at 12th Street Beach.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Miami Beach trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Key West to Miami Beach in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. July in Miami Beach sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to drive to St. Augustine.
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St. Augustine — 1 night

St. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Vilano Beach and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at St. Augustine Distillery.

To see where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our St. Augustine attractions app.

You can drive from Miami Beach to St. Augustine in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in St. Augustine can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can go by car to Daytona Beach.
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Daytona Beach — 1 night

The World's Most Famous Beach

The iconic seaside destination of Daytona Beach once supported sugar mill plantations, but now entertains up to 8 million visitors a year.
On the 27th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Lighthouse Point Park and then browse the exhibits of Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Daytona Beach vacation app.

Drive from St. Augustine to Daytona Beach in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Panama City Beach.
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Panama City Beach — 1 night

World's Most Beautiful Beaches

Boasting 43 km (27 mi) of white sandy beaches and plenty of sunshine, Panama City Beach is an ideal choice for a relaxing holiday.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): get the adrenaline pumping with Funpcb.

Find out how to plan Panama City Beach trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by flight from Daytona Beach to Panama City Beach takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, daytime highs in Panama City Beach are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. On the 28th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Carmel.
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Carmel — 1 night

Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos.

To see maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Carmel tour itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Panama City Beach to Carmel takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Panama City Beach to Carmel due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Panama City Beach in July, expect nights in Carmel to be a bit cooler, around 15°C, while days are much colder, around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Sedona.
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Sedona — 1 night

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Wilson Canyon Trail and then take a peaceful walk through Munds Wagon Trail.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Sedona trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Carmel to Sedona by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Carmel in July, expect nights in Sedona to be somewhat warmer, around 24°C, while days are warmer, around 39°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.
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Grand Canyon National Park — 1 night

The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sun): examine the collection at Kolb Studio, then explore the stunning scenery at Inner Canyon, and then browse the exhibits of Tusayan Museum.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park online attractions planner.

Drive from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Sedona in July: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 34°C and lows are around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Zion National Park.
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Zion National Park — 1 night

Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
On the 1st (Mon), explore the striking landscape of W Rim Trail.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Zion National Park trip itinerary maker app.

Explore your travel options from Grand Canyon National Park to Zion National Park with the Route module. In July, Zion National Park is somewhat warmer than Grand Canyon National Park - with highs of 40°C and lows of 17°C. On the 1st (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): hike along Nevada Falls Loop, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, then identify plant and animal life at Nature Center at Happy Isles, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Taft Point. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Yosemite Museum Gallery and then hike along Four Mile Trail.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park day trip planning tool.

Explore your travel options from Zion National Park to Yosemite National Park with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Zion National Park to Yosemite National Park is minus 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Zion National Park in August, with highs in Yosemite National Park at 32°C and lows at 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Santa Cruz.
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Santa Cruz — 1 night

Santa Cruz remains synonymous with surfing, but this counterculture bastion offers plenty even if you don't plan to catch any waves.
On the 4th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Cruz Main Beach, then find something for the whole family at Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, and then kick back and relax at Cowell's Beach.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Santa Cruz vacation maker.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Santa Cruz takes 4.5 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, expect nights in Santa Cruz to be somewhat warmer, around 16°C, while days are little chillier, around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to San Francisco.
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San Francisco — 2 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 5th (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at Marin Headlands, then hike along Dipsea Trail, then admire the majestic nature at Angel Island State Park, and finally step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our San Francisco trip builder site.

You can drive from Santa Cruz to San Francisco in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Poipu.
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Poipu, Kauai — 1 night

Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Raphael Church, then steep yourself in history at Prince Kuhio Park, then kick back and relax at Baby Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Poipu Beach Park.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Poipu tour planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Poipu by combination of flight, bus, and shuttle takes about 9 hours. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time (HST) is minus 2 hours. In August, Poipu is a bit warmer than San Francisco - with highs of 35°C and lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Lahaina.
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Lahaina, Maui — 1 night

Crown Jewel of Maui

Once the booming capital of the Hawaiian Kingdom, the tropical paradise of Lahaina still remains one of Maui's top vacation attractions, providing both culture and recreation.
On the 8th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Wo Hing Temple Museum and then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Birdstand.

To see maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Lahaina day trip planning site.

You can do a combination of shuttle, bus, and flight from Poipu to Lahaina in 4.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Lahaina can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. On the 8th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Portland.
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Portland — 1 night

City of Roses

A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Eastbank Esplanade, then admire the verdant scenery at Willamette Valley, and then examine the collection at Oregon Museum of Science and Industry.

For more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Portland trip planner.

Getting from Lahaina to Portland by flight takes about 7 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Lahaina to Portland. Traveling from Lahaina in August, Portland is slightly colder at night with lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can fly to San Diego.
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town San Diego State Historic Park, then enjoy the sand and surf at Children's Pool, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at La Jolla Shores Park and then admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the San Diego trip itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Portland to San Diego in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Portland, expect a bit cooler days and somewhat warmer nights in San Diego, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.
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Los Angeles — 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Mother's Beach and then kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip builder site.

Getting from San Diego to Los Angeles by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Traveling from San Diego in August, expect nights in Los Angeles to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Yellowstone National Park.
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Yellowstone National Park — 4 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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Yellowstone Lake. Step out of the city life by going to Old Faithful and Mystic Falls Trail. There's still lots to do: stroll through Observation Point Trail, hike along Lone Star Geyser, take in the natural beauty of Mammoth Hot Springs, and explore the stunning scenery at S Rim Trail.

To see maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park road trip planner.

Fly from Los Angeles to Yellowstone National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and car. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Yellowstone National Park, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to fly back home.
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United States travel guide

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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.
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