25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

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25 days in United States Itinerary

New York City
Fly:  6​h 30​min
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
San Antonio
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
San Diego
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 45​min
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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bus + taxi + Fly + taxi:  9​h 45​min
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h 45​min
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 30​min
New York City

1
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read New Orleans attractions planner

New York City to New Orleans is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to New Orleans due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in New Orleans, with lows around 80°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in New Orleans

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at The Alamo and then shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read San Antonio trip itinerary maker website

Getting from New Orleans to San Antonio by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New Orleans in July, expect nights in San Antonio to be little chillier, around 75°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 97°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in San Antonio

Outdoors Historic Sites Trails
Highlights from your plan
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
The Alamo
The Alamo

3
days
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.
Pack the 5th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at SeaWorld San Diego. The adventure continues: stroll through San Diego Zoo, pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument, see the interesting displays at Timken Museum of Art, and let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read San Diego trip planning site

Traveling by flight from San Antonio to San Diego takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from San Antonio to San Diego. Expect colder weather when traveling from San Antonio in July: highs in San Diego hover around 76°F, while lows dip to 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
Balboa Park
Balboa Park

2
days
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.
On the 8th (Sun), discover the magic at Disneyland Park. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles road trip tool

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. While traveling from San Diego, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 82°F to lows of 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

3
days
Grand Canyon National Park

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 12th (Thu), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Grandview Point, stop by Canyon Village Marketplace, and don't miss a visit to Powell Point.

To find maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner

Drive from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park in 7.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Grand Canyon National Park, with lows of 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

few
hours
Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park
You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
To find photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Bryce Canyon National Park tour planner

Do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, daily temperatures in Bryce Canyon National Park can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Outdoors Trails Parks

3
days
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
On the 17th (Tue), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Washburn. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, trek along Artist Point, take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, and contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake.

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You can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi from Bryce Canyon National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 10 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, flight, and taxi; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in July, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 73°F and lows at 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Yellowstone Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake

2
days
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): make a trip to Space Needle and then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Fri): examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, wander the streets of Pike Place Market, then pause for some photo ops at Fremont Troll, and finally make a trip to Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

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You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Seattle when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, with lows around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

4
days
San Francisco

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: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, catch a ride on Cable Cars, take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, and have fun and explore at Exploratorium.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip builder site

You can fly from Seattle to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Seattle in July: highs in San Francisco hover around 72°F, while lows dip to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf
Fisherman's Wharf

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