31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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31 days in United States Itinerary

Lagos
Fly + train:  15​h 45​min
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h 15​min
Gatlinburg
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h 45​min
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  10​h
Seattle
— Few hours
+2
Fly + bus + taxi:  10​h
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 45​min
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h 30​min
Lagos

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 fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, ponder the world of politics at White House, and appreciate the history behind Washington Monument.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip itinerary maker .

Lagos, Nigeria to Washington DC is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight, bus, and subway. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Lagos to Washington DC. In August, daytime highs in Washington DC are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Gatlinburg.

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
White House ©
White House

3
days
Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg ©
Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Gatlinburg is known for breweries, zoos & aquariums, fun & games, museums, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte, steep yourself in history at Walker Sisters' Cabin, tour the pleasant surroundings at Chimneys Picnic Area, and identify plant and animal life at Roaring Fork.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Gatlinburg road trip planning website .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Washington DC to Gatlinburg in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trip

Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Highlights from your plan
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork
Chimney Tops ©
Chimney Tops

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): wander the streets of The Strip, then ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, and then try your luck at Casino at the Venetian. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and then make a trip to Hoover Dam.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip tool .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Gatlinburg to Las Vegas in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Gatlinburg in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around 45°C and lows about 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Historic Sites, #Shopping, #Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
Hoover Dam ©
Hoover Dam
The Strip ©
The Strip

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.
On the 11th (Sat), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, tour the pleasant surroundings at North Kaibab Trail, get great views at Pima Point, and cruise along East Rim Drive.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park holiday maker site .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in August, with highs in Grand Canyon National Park at 31°C and lows at 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Seattle.

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
North Kaibab Trail ©
North Kaibab Trail

few
hours
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.
On the 14th (Tue), see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, then wander the streets of Pike Place Market, then take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Seattle trip planning tool .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Seattle takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Seattle, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Seattle, with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

#Museums, #Shopping, #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
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.
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, don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village, explore the activities along Tenaya Lake, and trek along Tuolumne Meadows.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park tour itinerary planning app .

Traveling by combination of flight, bus, and taxi from Seattle to Yosemite National Park takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Seattle in August, Yosemite National Park is little chillier at night with lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Taft Point ©
Taft Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

3
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 childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, explore and take pictures at AT&T Park, and stroll through Golden Gate Park.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip tool .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in August: highs in San Francisco hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Childrens Museums, #Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Golden Gate Park ©
Golden Gate Park

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.
Spend the 23rd (Thu) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the dramatic natural features at Gibbon Falls, cruise along Virginia Cascade Drive, and get great views at Observation Point Trail.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park journey planner .

You can do a combination of flight and car from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, flight, and taxi; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in August, expect cooler with lows of 3°C in Yellowstone National Park. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley
Yellowstone Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake

2
days
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 26th (Sun), admire all the interesting features of Wrigley Field, explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, and then admire the landmark architecture of Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower. Here are some ideas for day two: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Shedd Aquarium, then engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Millennium Park.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Chicago trip itinerary maker .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Chicago in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, expect nights in Chicago to be much hotter, around 22°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 33°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Chicago

#Museums, #Childrens Museums, #Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Wrigley Field ©
Wrigley Field
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore and take pictures at Central Park, snap pictures at Brooklyn Bridge, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, and get great views at Top of the Rock Observation Deck.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the New York City trip maker site .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Chicago to New York City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to New York City due to the time zone difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

#Parks, #Museums, #Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

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