29 days in United States Itinerary

29 days in United States Itinerary

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29 days in United States Itinerary

Belfast
bus + Fly + bus:  11​h 15​min
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  11​h 15​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  6​h
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly + subway:  6​h 45​min
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  14​h 45​min
Belfast

5
days
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, and make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City online driving holiday planner

Belfast, UK to New York City is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Belfast to New York City is minus 5 hours. Traveling from Belfast in September, things will get a bit warmer in New York City: highs are around 30°C and lows about 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Brooklyn Bridge
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

3
days
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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and explore the activities along Tidal Basin.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Washington DC journey maker

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Washington DC are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
The White House ©
The White House

3
days
Great Smoky Mountains National Park

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.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park is known for nature, trails, wildlife, scenic drive, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte, take in the dramatic natural features at Chimney Tops, stroll through Chimneys Picnic Area, and cruise along Newfound Gap Road.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Great Smoky Mountains National Park trip planner

You can fly from Washington DC to Great Smoky Mountains National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Great Smoky Mountains National Park are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Sugarlands Distilling Company
Highlights from your plan
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork
Chimney Tops ©
Chimney Tops

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 15th (Sat), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, trek along Rim Trail, take some stellar pictures from Grandview Point, and pause for some photo ops at Powell Point.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park holiday builder app

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Great Smoky Mountains National Park in September: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 28°C and lows are around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

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

3
days
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.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, shopping, casinos, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, get interesting insight from Tours, and don't miss a visit to The Strip.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip itinerary planning app

You can do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Another option is to drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 40°C by day to 26°C at night. On the 20th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains

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 22nd (Sat), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Washburn. There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, hike along Artist Point, and contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park tour itinerary builder app

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Las Vegas to Yellowstone National Park in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Yellowstone National Park is 1 hour. Traveling from Las Vegas in September, things will get cooler in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 19°C and lows about 0°C. On the 24th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to San Francisco.

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

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: steep yourself in history at Alcatraz Island, explore the engaging exhibits at Exploratorium, admire all the interesting features of AT&T Park, and take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read San Francisco trip planner

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and subway from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, you will find days in San Francisco are somewhat warmer (27°C), and nights are much hotter (16°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Wharf
Fisherman's Wharf
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

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