47 days in United States Itinerary

47 days in United States Itinerary

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47 days in United States Itinerary

Glasgow
Fly + bus:  10​h
New York City
— 7 nights
bus + Fly + Drive:  11​h
Yellowstone National Park
— 7 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 7 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
train + Fly:  3​h 30​min
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
Honolulu, Oahu
— 5 nights
Fly:  8​h
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
Glasgow

7
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.
For shopping fun, head to Fifth Avenue or Tiffany & Co.. Get a sense of the local culture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Statue of Liberty National Monument. There's still lots to do: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, explore the world behind art at Frick Collection, and look for gifts at Strand Bookstore.

Discover how to plan a New York City trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Glasgow, UK to New York City is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -5 hour difference. Traveling from Glasgow in November, things will get somewhat warmer in New York City: highs are around 16°C and lows about 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Shopping Parks
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

7
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.
Visiting Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Yellowstone Lake will get you outdoors. Take a break from Yellowstone National Park with a short trip to Grand Teton in Grand Teton National Park, about 1h 25 min away. On the 24th (Fri), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Washburn. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin, tour the pleasant surroundings at Artist Point, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Mammoth Hot Springs.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park travel route planner .

Getting from New York City to Yellowstone National Park by combination of bus, flight, and car takes about 11 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in November, expect Yellowstone National Park to be colder, temps between 1°C and -12°C. On the 29th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

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

5
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.
The Strip and The Mob Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of the city life by going to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Valley of Fire State Park. Change things up with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City (about 42 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, look for gifts at Barneys New York, and ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Las Vegas in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. In November, Las Vegas is much warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 23°C and lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Parks Nature

Side Trips

Hoover Dam, Valley of Fire State Park
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Valley of Fire State Park
Valley of Fire State Park

6
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.
Head to Canyon Village Marketplace and Lookout Studiofor some retail therapy. Escape the urban bustle at Grand Canyon South Rim and North Kaibab Trail. On the 6th (Wed), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: trek along Rim Trail, get great views at Yaki Point, stroll through South Kaibab Trail, and make a trip to Powell Point.

To see reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker tool .

Do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in December, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are little chillier (7°C), and nights are cooler (-11°C). You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Los Angeles.

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

6
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.
Head to Santa Monica Farmers Market and Bergamot Stationfor some retail therapy. We've included these beaches for you: Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Cabrillo Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Hermosa Beach Pier (in Hermosa Beach) and Montana Avenue (in Santa Monica). The adventure continues: take a stroll through Abbot Kinney Boulevard, stop by Hollywood & Highland, admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica Beach, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Melrose Trading Post.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip planner .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles takes 7.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles is minus 1 hour. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in December: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 23°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sun) to allow time for travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Hermosa Beach Pier
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Getty Center The Publications ©
Getty Center The Publications
Hermosa Beach Pier ©
Hermosa Beach Pier

5
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Alcatraz Island and Union Square. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Ferry Building Marketplace and Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. Next up on the itinerary: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, have fun and explore at Exploratorium, contemplate the long history of City Lights Booksellers & Publishers, and take a stroll through SoMa.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco tour itinerary planning app .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in December, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 8°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time for travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks

4
days
Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Shop till you drop at Ala Moana Center and Polynesian Cultural Center. We've included these beaches for you: Kailua Beach Park and Waimea Bay. Get out of town with these interesting Honolulu side-trips: Sunset Beach Park (in Haleiwa) and Lanikai Beach (in Kailua). The adventure continues: stroll through Waikiki Beach, identify plant and animal life at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, and stroll the grounds of National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Honolulu travel route builder app .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Honolulu takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Hawaii Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in December; daily highs in Honolulu reach 32°C and lows reach 24°C. You will leave for Seattle on the 28th (Thu).

Things to do in Honolulu

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Kailua, Haleiwa, Polynesian Cultural Center
Highlights from your plan
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Sunset Beach Park ©
Sunset Beach Park

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.
On the 29th (Fri), kick back and relax at Alki Beach, stop by Chukar Cherries, then wander the streets of Pike Place Market, then view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by The Elliott Bay Book Company, explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum, and then take a stroll through Pioneer Square.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Seattle trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Honolulu to Seattle takes 8 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Honolulu to Seattle. Traveling from Honolulu in December, expect Seattle to be cooler, temps between 9°C and 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Alki Beach ©
Alki Beach

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