30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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30 days in United States Itinerary

Dubrovnik
Fly:  14​h 15​min
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly + Drive:  11​h
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
+3
taxi + Fly + bus + taxi:  14​h
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
+3
taxi + bus + Fly + bus:  13​h
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  35​h
Miami
— 3 nights
tram + Fly:  4​h 15​min
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
Dubrovnik

3
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and New York Public Library. Change things up with a short trip to Cupsogue Beach County Park in Westhampton Beach (about 1h 45 min away). There's much more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, wander the streets of Times Square, and tour the pleasant surroundings at The High Line.

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Dubrovnik, Croatia to New York City is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Dubrovnik to New York City due to the time zone difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trip

Cupsogue Beach County Park
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

4
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Yellowstone Lake and Grand Teton. Step off the beaten path and head to Grand Prismatic Spring and Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. And it doesn't end there: witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, trek along Artist Point, and contemplate the waterfront views at Firehole River.

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You can do a combination of bus, flight, and car from New York City to Yellowstone National Park in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Yellowstone National Park is minus 2 hours. While traveling from New York City, expect little chillier days and much colder nights in Yellowstone National Park, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

3
days
Yosemite National Park

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Tuolumne Meadows and Tioga Pass. Explore hidden gems such as Bodie State Historic Park and Black Oak Casino Resort. There's more to do: trek along Panorama Trail and don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point.

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Traveling by combination of taxi, flight, and bus from Yellowstone National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 14 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Black Oak Casino Resort, Bodie State Historic Park
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Bodie State Historic Park ©
Bodie State Historic Park
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail

4
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Bright Angel Trail and Rim Trail. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at South Kaibab Trail and Lookout Studio. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point, hike along North Kaibab Trail, and make a trip to Powell Point.

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Traveling by combination of taxi, bus, and flight from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park takes 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Wed) before leaving for Los Angeles.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

2
days
Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): shop like a local with Ocean Drive, get a taste of the local shopping with Lincoln Road, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Haulover Beach Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat): kick back and relax at Las Olas Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Art Deco Historic District.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Miami itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Miami takes 35 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Miami is 2 hours. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Miami, ranging from highs of 37°C to lows of 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Miami

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Las Olas Beach, Haulover Beach Park
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South Beach ©
South Beach
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District
Haulover Beach Park ©
Haulover Beach Park

2
days
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 23rd (Sun), steep yourself in history at Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, and then wander the streets of Garden District.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the New Orleans vacation planner.

You can do a combination of tram and flight from Miami to New Orleans in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Miami to New Orleans is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Miami in September, plan for slightly colder days and a bit warmer nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 33°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Nashville.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Wildlife

Side Trips

Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site, Nature & Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Garden District ©
Garden District
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

2
days
Chicago

Chicago
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Michigan, don't miss a visit to Buckingham Fountain, and then immerse yourself in nature at Indiana Dunes State Park. Keep things going the next day: explore the landscape on two wheels at Lakefront Trail and then enjoy the sand and surf at Centennial Beach.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Chicago trip planning app .

Fly from New Orleans to Chicago in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. Traveling from New Orleans in September, you will find days in Chicago are a bit cooler (29°C), and nights are much colder (18°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Centennial Beach, Lake Michigan, Indiana Dunes State Park
Highlights from your plan
Centennial Beach
Centennial Beach
Lake Michigan ©
Lake Michigan
Lakefront Trail ©
Lakefront Trail

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): kick back and relax at Breezy Point Beach and Campground, wander the streets of Old Town, and then pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Harpers Ferry National Historical Park.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip itinerary builder tool .

Fly from Chicago to Washington DC in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Breezy Point Beach and Campground, Old Town, Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
Highlights from your plan
Breezy Point Beach and Campground ©
Breezy Point Beach and Campground
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Lincoln Memorial ©
Lincoln Memorial

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