40 days in United States Itinerary

40 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip itinerary builder
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New York City
— 5 nights
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Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
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Washington DC
— 4 nights
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Orlando
— 5 nights
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Miami
— 2 nights
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New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly to Flagstaff, Bus to Grand Canyon National Park
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles
— 4 nights
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
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Honolulu, Oahu
— 5 nights
Fly to Paris CDG, Train to Brussels

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New York City — 5 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 day by day itinerary now includes 230 FIFTH ROOFTOP BAR NYC, Studio 54, Times Square, and other attractions you added. Explore hidden gems such as New York Public Library and Koreatown. There's more to do: wander the streets of Greenwich Village and walk around World Trade Center's Liberty Park.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the New York City itinerary site.

Brussels, Belgium to New York City is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Brussels in October, expect New York City to be a bit warmer, temps between 24°C and 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Niagara Falls.
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Find places to stay Oct 1 — 6:

Niagara Falls — 2 nights

Honeymoon Capital of the World

The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S. half of the famous waterfall that straddles the border between Canada and the United States.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Niagara Falls as well as Niagara Gorge Trail.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Niagara Falls trip builder tool.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Niagara Falls takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from New York City in October, with highs in Niagara Falls at 20°C and lows at 9°C. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Sun) before leaving for Washington DC.
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Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
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Washington DC — 4 nights

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes National Zoological Park, International Spy Museum, Washington Monument, and other attractions. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at National Gallery of Art and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Visit Capitol Hill and Old Town for their historical value. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at National Museum of African American History and Culture, pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial, explore the world behind art at Smithsonian Institution Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, and see the interesting displays at The National Archives Museum.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Washington DC online trip planner.

You can fly from Niagara Falls to Washington DC in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Niagara Falls in October: high temperatures in Washington DC hover around 25°C and lows are around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Orlando.
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Orlando — 5 nights

Theme Park Capital of the World

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Universal's Islands of Adventure, Amway Center, Magic Kingdom Park, and other attractions. Get some cultural insight at International Drive and Madame Tussauds Orlando.

To find where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Orlando holiday planner.

Fly from Washington DC to Orlando in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Washington DC in October, expect Orlando to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to fly to Miami.
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Theme Parks · Shopping · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Miami — 2 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.
Miami Design District has been added to your itinerary.

For maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Miami day trip planner.

Getting from Orlando to Miami by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In October in Miami, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 27°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Thu) before leaving for New Orleans.
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New Orleans — 2 nights

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Creole Queen Mississippi River Cruises as well as Lafayette Cemetery No.1. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): take a tour by water with Creole Queen Mississippi River Cruises.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read New Orleans online visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Miami to New Orleans takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Miami to New Orleans. Traveling from Miami in October, expect nights in New Orleans to be a bit cooler, around 22°C, while days are colder, around 22°C. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Sat) before leaving for Grand Canyon National Park.
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Find places to stay Oct 19 — 21:

Grand Canyon National Park — 2 nights

The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Lookout Studio as well as Lipan Point. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): take some stellar pictures from Lipan Point. On the 22nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Grand Canyon Railway Depot, then get great views at Lookout Studio, then explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, and finally take some stellar pictures from Maricopa Point.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park online route planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from New Orleans to Grand Canyon National Park takes 10.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect cooler evenings in Grand Canyon National Park when traveling from New Orleans in October, with lows around 0°C. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Las Vegas.
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Find places to stay Oct 21 — 23:

Las Vegas — 3 nights

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 Mr. Las Vegas Tours as well as V - The Ultimate Variety Show. Appreciate the collections at Shelby American Inc and Titanic. Take a break from the city and head to Willow Beach and Lake Mead National Recreation Area. There's lots more to do: shop like a local with The Strip, examine the collection at Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas, try to win big at Wynn Las Vegas, and admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas attractions app.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, expect nights in Las Vegas to be much hotter, around 18°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Los Angeles.
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Los Angeles — 4 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Universal CityWalk Hollywood, Universal Studios Hollywood, Hollywood Walk of Fame, and other attractions you added. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Madame Tussauds Hollywood.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles online visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to San Francisco.
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San Francisco — 4 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Chinatown as well as Golden Gate Park. Do some cultural sightseeing at Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge. Step out of San Francisco with an excursion to San Gregorio State Beach in San Gregorio--about 38 minutes away.

For ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco trip planner.

Fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Los Angeles in October: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 26°C and lows are around 15°C. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Honolulu.
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Find places to stay Oct 30 — Nov 3:

Honolulu, Oahu — 5 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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes North Shore Beach Bus, Beach Sunset Yoga Hawaii - Waikiki, Waikiki Beach, and other attractions. Step out of the city life by going to Kapiolani Regional Park and Diamond Head State Monument. There's more to do: stroll the grounds of National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.

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Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Honolulu takes 7 hours. Traveling from San Francisco to Honolulu, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in November: highs in Honolulu hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 26°C. On the 8th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.
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United States travel guide

4.6
Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife
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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Florida travel guide

4.3
Disney Parks & Activities · Beaches · Theme Parks
The Sunshine State
The “Sunshine State,” Florida became a favorite winter destination for the affluent crowd over a century ago. Today, the state attracts visitors from around the world with its golden beaches and modern theme parks. You can spend your entire vacation enjoying the state's highly developed seaside areas, but remember that some of Florida's best-kept secrets are in secluded locations. Visit the big cities and their comfortable resorts offering top-notch dining and nightlife, but leave some time to see the peninsula's swampy landscape, filled with wild creatures and native plants. Farther away from the tourist-packed urban areas, the untamed wetlands of Florida offer a selection of things to do, such as kayaking, boat rides, and numerous other outdoor activities.
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Louisiana travel guide

4.3
Historic Walking Areas · Nightlife · Military Museums
The Pelican State
With a landscape of deltas, marshes, and swamps formed by the sediments of the Mississippi River, Louisiana is home to rich native plant and animal life, including rare species of tree frogs, ibis, and egrets. The state's urban areas, most notably the historical city of New Orleans, are some of its most popular attractions and boast a varied multicultural and multilingual heritage, strongly influenced by a mix of French, Spanish, Native American, and African cultures. Native Louisianans proudly cling to their distinctive dialects and musical traditions, offering visitors a chance to explore one of the most culturally diverse areas in North America. The homeland of both Cajun and Creole cuisines, Louisiana remains a top holiday destination for foodies from around the world.
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Arizona travel guide

4.4
Canyons · Geologic Formations · Hiking Trails
The Grand Canyon State
Known as the "Grand Canyon State," Arizona boasts dense forests, deep gorges, sprawling national parks, and modern ski resorts. Native American reservations take up about a quarter of the state, housing several tribes and offering visitors a chance to discover the varied cultures of the country's indigenous population. A patchwork of diverse tourist attractions, Arizona features exclusive golf courses and upscale shops, as well as cactus-covered canyons and stretches of desolate desert straight out of old Westerns, perfect for a vacation far from the city bustle. Though the state still clings to its Old West flavor, its busy college towns packed with young students from around the world exude a cosmopolitan atmosphere.
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California travel guide

4.2
Specialty Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Beaches
The Golden State
The country's most populous state, California includes landscapes that range from the forested northern coast to harsh southern deserts. Sandwiched right in the middle of the state is a fertile valley, home to farms, vineyards, and orchards. California's cities offer diverse attractions, from amusement parks and upscale shops to award-winning restaurants and innovative art galleries. Outside the state's big urban centers, places to visit include some of the nation's most rugged national parks, ancient forests, towering mountain peaks, and ski resorts. More than just a surfing destination famous for its beaches and winding coastal roads, California also boasts one of the world's largest economies, bolstered by the booming tech industries.
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Hawaii travel guide

4.4
Scuba & Snorkeling · Beaches · Zipline
The Aloha State
An archipelago of hundreds of volcanic islands located in a geological hot spot in the middle of Pacific, Hawaii offers diverse natural scenery and a warm tropical climate. The six major islands open to tourism draw visitors with their sun-drenched public beaches and craggy natural trails. Thanks to their mid-Pacific location, the islands boast a vibrant native culture influenced by both North America and Asia. You can spend your vacation basking in the modern comforts of the big hotels, but to experience the true spirit of these islands, remember that real Hawaiians live outdoors. Encounter nature by surfing, swimming, fishing, and picnicking, or join a guided tour across the ancient lava flows to the top of Hawaii's rugged volcanic peaks.
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