30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Brussels
Fly + Bus:  11 h 15 min
1
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
3
Orlando
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 15 min
4
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
5
San Antonio
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h
6
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
7
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h
8
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  4 h 15 min
9
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  30 min
10
West Hollywood
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6 h 15 min
11
Disney
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  6 h 30 min
12
Chicago
— 4 nights
Fly:  11 h 15 min
End: Brussels

3
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History. Visit Ellis Island and St. Paul's Chapel for their historical value. There's lots more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, admire the masterpieces at Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, wander the streets of Times Square, and pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the New York City online tour itinerary planner.

Brussels, Belgium to New York City is an approximately 11.5- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Brussels to New York City is minus 6 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Brussels in July: high temperatures in New York City hover around 35°C and lows are around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

3
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.
Appreciate the collections at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and National Gallery of Art. Your inner history buff will appreciate The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and Washington National Cathedral. Go for a jaunt from Washington DC to Triangle to see National Museum of the Marine Corps about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and admire the masterpieces at National Portrait Gallery.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC online trip itinerary planner.

Fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. August in Washington DC sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

National Museum of the Marine Corps, The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
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The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): discover the magic at Happily Ever After Fireworks, then find something for the whole family at Discovery Cove, and then test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Game Orlando.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Orlando online route planner.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Orlando takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In August in Orlando, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Discovery Cove ©
Discovery Cove
Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks
The Escape Game Orlando ©
The Escape Game Orlando

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 8th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, look for gifts at Faulkner House Books, then examine the collection at The National WWII Museum, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Garden District. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, then shop like a local with Royal Street, then appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the New Orleans online route builder.

Traveling by flight from Orlando to New Orleans takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Orlando to New Orleans. When traveling from Orlando in August, plan for slightly colder days in New Orleans, with highs around 32°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Garden District ©
Garden District
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

1
night
San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
On the 10th (Mon), take in the history at Mission Espada, steep yourself in history at Mission San Jose, then contemplate the long history of The Alamo, then get a taste of the local shopping with The San Antonio River Walk, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the San Antonio trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from New Orleans to San Antonio by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in August: highs in San Antonio hover around 43°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Find places to stay Aug 9 — 10:
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The Alamo ©
The Alamo
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk

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.
Get outdoors at La Jolla Cove and Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve. We've included these beaches for you: Black's Beach and Mission Beach Park. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Children's Pool, and take a tour of Maritime Museum of San Diego.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the San Diego route planning site.

You can fly from San Antonio to San Diego in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from San Antonio to San Diego. Traveling from San Antonio in August, you will find days in San Diego are colder (30°C), and nights are a bit cooler (23°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Find places to stay Aug 10 — 13:
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La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get a sense of the local culture at Alcatraz Island and Exploratorium. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Union Square and Ferry Building Marketplace. The adventure continues: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, take a stroll through The Embarcadero, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Filbert Street Stairs.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco tour builder app.

Traveling by flight from San Diego to San Francisco takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from San Diego in August, things will get a bit cooler in San Francisco: highs are around 26°C and lows about 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Aug 13 — 16:
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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.
Get outdoors at Glacier Point and Yosemite Museum Gallery. There's lots more to do: hike along Tuolumne Meadows, tour the pleasant surroundings at Panorama Trail, cruise along Tioga Pass, and stroll around Mariposa Grove.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip maker app.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from San Francisco in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 32°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Find places to stay Aug 16 — 20:
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

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.
Get some cultural insight at The Getty Center and Griffith Observatory. Visiting Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica State Beach will get you outdoors. Step out of Los Angeles with an excursion to Nicholas Canyon Beach in Malibu--about 54 minutes away. There's lots more to do: look for gifts at Amoeba Music, make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame, visit El Pueblo de Los Angeles, and catch a movie at California Science Center.

For traveler tips and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles day trip planning app.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles by combination of car and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, Los Angeles is warmer at night with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to drive to West Hollywood.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Nicholas Canyon Beach, Santa Monica State Beach
Find places to stay Aug 20 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

1
night
West Hollywood

West Hollywood ©
West Hollywood, occasionally referred to locally as WeHo, is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. On the 24th (Mon), take in the exciting artwork at Annenberg Community Beach House and then enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica State Beach.

Discover how to plan a West Hollywood trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

West Hollywood is very close to Los Angeles. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in West Hollywood, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Disney.

Things to do in West Hollywood

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Find places to stay Aug 23 — 24:
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Annenberg Community Beach House ©
Annenberg Community Beach House
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

1
day
Disney

Disney
Disney is a town in Mayes County, Oklahoma, United States. On the 25th (Tue), explore the activities along Disney/Little Blue Area at Grand Lake State Park.

To see photos and tourist information, you can read our Disney road trip planning tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from West Hollywood to Disney. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from West Hollywood to Disney. When traveling from West Hollywood in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Disney: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Disney

Wildlife Nature Parks
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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Ernest Hemingway Birthplace and Fourth Presbyterian Church will appeal to history buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at The Art Institute of Chicago and Museum of Science and Industry. Venture out of the city with trips to Whiskey Acres Distilling Co. (in DeKalb) and Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center (in Skokie). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of The Magnificent Mile, engage your brain at Field Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with Chicago Cultural Center, and make a trip to Millennium Park.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Chicago trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Disney to Chicago. While traveling from Disney, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Chicago, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Shopping Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Ernest Hemingway Birthplace, Whiskey Acres Distilling Co., Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center
Find places to stay Aug 25 — 29:
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Whiskey Acres Distilling Co. ©
Whiskey Acres Distilling Co.
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Field Museum ©
Field Museum

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