32 days in Continental USA Itinerary

32 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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32 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Copenhagen
Fly + subway:  13​h 15​min
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
+3
taxi + bus + Fly + bus:  13​h
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  6​h
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
taxi + bus + Fly:  11​h
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 5 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 45​min
Copenhagen

4
days
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, admire the masterpieces at Asian Art Museum, and have fun and explore at Exploratorium.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip generator.

Copenhagen, Denmark to San Francisco is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and subway. The time zone difference when traveling from Copenhagen to San Francisco is minus 9 hours. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium
Japanese Tea Garden

5
days
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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, cruise along Tioga Pass, stroll through Tuolumne Meadows, and take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. While traveling from San Francisco, expect somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome

5
days
Grand Canyon National Park

The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 3rd (Tue), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, stroll through North Kaibab Trail, get great views at Grandview Point, and take a memorable drive along East Rim Drive.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park custom trip planner.

Do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Yosemite National Park in July since evenings lows in Grand Canyon National Park dip to 12°C. On the 6th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail

2
days
Las Vegas

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
On the 7th (Sat), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, then admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens. On the 8th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get interesting insight from Tours, then stroll through Hoover Dam, and then get your game on at The Roller Coaster.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas trip itinerary builder.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, expect nights in Las Vegas to be warmer, around 31°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 46°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Battlefield Vegas
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

4
days
Yellowstone National Park

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
When in Yellowstone National Park, make a side trip to see Grand Teton in Grand Teton National Park, approximately 1h 25 min away. On the 11th (Wed), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Washburn. There's still lots to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, hike along Artist Point, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, and contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park sightseeing planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Las Vegas to Yellowstone National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Yellowstone National Park is 1 hour. In July, Yellowstone National Park is colder than Las Vegas - with highs of 26°C and lows of 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn
Yellowstone Lake

4
days
Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Great Smoky Mountains National Park contains some of the highest mountains east of the Mississippi River, but it's the ease of access that makes this national park the United States' most visited.
Step out of Great Smoky Mountains National Park with an excursion to River Rafting & Tubing in Hartford--about 50 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte, tour the pleasant surroundings at Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail, trek along Alum Cave Trail, and explore and take pictures at Newfound Gap Road.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park itinerary planner.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Great Smoky Mountains National Park by combination of taxi, bus, and flight takes about 11 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

River Rafting & Tubing, Sugarlands Distilling Company
Highlights from your plan
Mount LeConte
Chimney Tops
Alum Cave Trail

3
days
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Central Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Chapel, don't miss a visit to Statue of Liberty National Monument, and explore the activities along Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City trip planner.

Getting from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to New York City by combination of flight and bus takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Central Park

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