30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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30 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Houston
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
3
Honolulu, Oahu
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
4
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
5
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
6
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
7
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
8
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h
9
Orlando
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
10
New Orleans
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h
End: Houston

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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.
Kids will enjoy San Diego Zoo and Maritime Museum of San Diego. Pack the 2nd (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at SeaWorld San Diego. There's more to do: let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the San Diego trip itinerary planner .

Houston to San Diego is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Houston to San Diego. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Houston in June; daily highs in San Diego reach 73°F and lows reach 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks
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San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

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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.
Bring the kids along to Disneyland Park and Universal Studios Hollywood. Step out of Los Angeles to go to Anaheim and see Disney California Adventure Park, which is approximately 38 minutes away. The adventure continues: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, and see the interesting displays at The Getty Center.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles road trip planner.

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from San Diego in June, expect nights in Los Angeles to be about the same, around 62°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 79°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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nights
Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
On the 8th (Sat), explore the activities along Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, go for a walk through Diamond Head State Monument, and then browse the exhibits of USS Arizona Memorial. On your second day here, admire the sheer force of Manoa Falls and then enjoy the sand and surf at Waikiki Beach.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Honolulu tour itinerary site .

Getting from Los Angeles to Honolulu by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of tram and flight; or fly. Traveling from Los Angeles to Honolulu, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in June, with highs in Honolulu at 86°F and lows at 74°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Exploratorium and Japanese Tea Garden. Next up on the itinerary: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, and get curious at California Academy of Sciences.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco road trip website .

You can fly from Honolulu to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and subway; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Honolulu to San Francisco. In June, San Francisco is a bit cooler than Honolulu - with highs of 71°F and lows of 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): immerse yourself in nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, then shop like a local with The Strip, and then ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Las Vegas route tool .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in June, expect Las Vegas to be much warmer, temps between 103°F and 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Museum of Science and Industry and Shedd Aquarium. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lincoln Park Zoo, get your game on at BATL-The Backyard Axe Throwing League, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Millennium Park.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Chicago journey planner.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Chicago in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in June, plan for much colder days and a bit cooler nights in Chicago: temperatures range from 81°F by day to 63°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
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Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Lincoln Park Zoo ©
Lincoln Park Zoo
Shedd Aquarium ©
Shedd Aquarium

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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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like National Air and Space Museum and National Zoological Park. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, get a sense of history and politics at White House, and take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Washington DC travel app .

You can fly from Chicago to Washington DC in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Washington DC is 1 hour. Traveling from Chicago in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Washington DC, with lows of 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Zoological Park ©
National Zoological Park

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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 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Next up on the itinerary: take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, take in the views from Brooklyn Bridge, and take some stellar pictures from Top of the Rock.

To find maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City online attractions planner .

You can fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in June, expect nights in New York City to be about the same, around 65°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 80°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Orlando.

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
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

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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.
Kids will enjoy Walt Disney World Resort and Universal's Islands of Adventure. Pack the 28th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. Have a day of magic on the 29th (Sat) at Magic Kingdom Park.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Orlando online route planner .

You can fly from New York City to Orlando in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from New York City in June, with highs in Orlando at 91°F and lows at 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can go by car to New Orleans.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks
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Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

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day
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 30th (Sun), get to know the fascinating history of Garden District, then brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, and then make a trip to Jackson Square.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the New Orleans trip planner .

You can drive from Orlando to New Orleans in 10.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Orlando to New Orleans due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Orlando in June, plan for little chillier days and somewhat warmer nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 83°F by day to 83°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Garden District ©
Garden District
Jackson Square ©
Jackson Square
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum

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