Exploring USA: The Perfect Itinerary for Your Trip

From the bright lights of New York City to the natural wonders of the Grand Canyon, the United States of America has something for every type of traveler.

With so much to see and do, planning the perfect USA itinerary can be a daunting task. This 10 day trip hits many of the country’s highlights so you can maximize your time in this vast and diverse nation.


  • Days 1-2: New York City
  • Day 3: Philadelphia & Washington D.C.
  • Day 4: Nashville
  • Day 5: Memphis & Graceland
  • Day 6: New Orleans
  • Day 7: Houston & Space Center
  • Days 8-9: Grand Canyon & Las Vegas
  • Day 10: Los Angeles

New York City

The Big Apple is a world capital of art, culture, fashion, finance, and cuisine.

Spend a couple days here taking in iconic sights like the Statue of Liberty, Empire State Building, Central Park, Broadway shows, and diverse neighborhoods like Chinatown, Little Italy, and Harlem. Indulge in incredible food from hot dogs to haute cuisine.

Philadelphia & Washington D.C.

Travel back in time with a tour of Independence Hall where the Declaration of Independence was signed. View the Liberty Bell and see the Rocky statue.

Then it’s off to the nation’s capital to check out the White House, Lincoln Memorial, Smithsonian museums, and monuments.


This city is the epicenter of country music and barbecue. Tour the Country Music Hall of Fame, listen to music at the Grand Ole Opry, and wander down Honky Tonk Row.

Be sure to try some finger-lickin’ good Southern BBQ while you’re here.

Memphis & Graceland

Memphis is synonymous with the King himself, Elvis Presley. Tour his beloved home Graceland and see his cars, costumes, and more.

You can also visit Sun Studio where Elvis was first recorded. Chow down on Memphis BBQ and blues music on Beale Street.

New Orleans

The Big Easy is known for jazz, Mardi Gras, and incredible Creole cuisine. Bourbon Street and French Quarter are lively spots to sample some jambalaya or gumbo and listen to sweet jazz.

Check out the historic French-inspired architecture and colorful buildings too.

Houston & Space Center

Everything’s bigger in Texas, including the Johnson Space Center where you can learn all about NASA and space exploration.

Houston also boasts a thriving arts scene, BBQ, Tex-Mex cuisine, and urban hiking and biking trails.

Grand Canyon & Las Vegas

No trip to the US is complete without seeing the jaw-dropping vastness of the Grand Canyon. Hike part of the popular Rim Trail for awe-inspiring views.

Then get back to civilization in Las Vegas for world-class entertainment, casinos, luxury shopping, vibrant nightlife, and decadent buffets.

Los Angeles

Finish off your all-American adventure in sunny Southern California. Try to spot a celebrity in Beverly Hills, go for a beach day in Santa Monica, hike up to the Hollywood sign, or visit Disneyland.

Enjoy famous California cuisine like tacos, sushi and avocado toast.

This whirlwind national parks tour gives a taste of America’s most iconic cities, music, culture, history and landscapes.

The possibilities are endless, so you can customize and extend this USA itinerary however you’d like. From sea to shining sea, the United States is full of adventure. Let’s hit the open road!

Manvendra Singh
Manvendra Singh

Hi, I am Manvendra Singh, a passionate travel vlogger with a vision to enrich the travel experience for adventurers around the globe.

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