30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Brussels
+2
Fly + Bus + Train:  11 h 15 min
1
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
3
Orlando
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
4
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
5
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Bus:  4 h 15 min
6
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Bus + Fly:  4 h
7
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly + Train:  14 h 45 min
End: Brussels

5
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Central Park and Ellis Island. 9/11 Memorial and St. Paul's Chapel will appeal to history buffs. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, examine the collection at New York Public Library, and get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History.

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Brussels, Belgium to New York City is an approximately 11.5- hour combination of flight, bus, and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Brussels to New York City due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Brussels in July; daily highs in New York City reach 35°C and lows reach 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at National Air and Space Museum and Washington National Cathedral. National Gallery of Art and The National Archives Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Step out of Washington DC with an excursion to Antietam National Battlefield in Sharpsburg--about 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, take an in-depth tour of National Portrait Gallery, and pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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Fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Antietam National Battlefield
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History ©

4
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.
Get outdoors at Discovery Cove and Audubon Center for Birds of Prey. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Universal's Islands of Adventure and Happily Ever After Fireworks. There's still lots to do: find something for the whole family at Universal Orlando Resort, test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Game Orlando, admire the masterpieces at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, and discover the magic at Walt Disney World Resort.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Orlando road trip planning app.

You can fly from Washington DC to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Orlando are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, Audubon Center for Birds of Prey
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Discovery Cove ©
Discovery Cove
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

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.
On the 13th (Thu), learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District, then look for gifts at Faulkner House Books, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, get to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square, then see the interesting displays at Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Royal Street.

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Getting from Orlando to New Orleans by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Orlando in August, expect nights in New Orleans to be somewhat warmer, around 32°C, while days are slightly colder, around 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

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

5
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Getty Center and La Brea Tar Pits and Museum. Get outdoors at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica State Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). There's lots more to do: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, get curious at California Science Center, and contemplate the long history of El Pueblo de Los Angeles.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles vacation maker tool.

You can fly from New Orleans to Los Angeles in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in Los Angeles when traveling from New Orleans in August, with lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can catch the bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

5
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Glacier Point and Panorama Trail. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Tuolumne Meadows, take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass, take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan, and stroll through Four Mile Trail.

For traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip maker app.

Getting from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park by bus takes about 12 hours. Expect cooler evenings in Yosemite National Park when traveling from Los Angeles in August, with lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get in touch with nature at Alcatraz Island and Muir Woods National Monument. Popular historic sites such as Golden Gate Bridge and Fort Point are in your itinerary. The adventure continues: get a taste of the local shopping with Union Square, take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and see the interesting displays at Exploratorium.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco day trip planning tool.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and subway; or do a combination of bus and subway. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, plan for a bit cooler days in San Francisco, with highs around 26°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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