23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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New York City
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Washington DC
— 2 nights
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Telluride
— 1 night
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Aspen
— 1 night
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Glacier National Park
— 1 night
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Jackson Hole
— 1 night
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Grand Teton National Park
— 1 night
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Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
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Zion National Park
— 1 night
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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San Diego
— 1 day
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South Lake Tahoe
— 1 night
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Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
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San Francisco
— 1 night
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Kihei
— 1 night
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Lihue
— 4 nights

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New York City

New York City ©

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Brooklyn Heights Promenade. On your second day here, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Met Cloisters, then take a stroll through Times Square, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and finally get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read New York City online itinerary maker.

Dammam, Saudi Arabia to New York City is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Dammam to New York City is minus 8 hours. Expect colder weather when traveling from Dammam in July: highs in New York City hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

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The Met Cloisters ©
The Met Cloisters
Brooklyn Heights Promenade ©
Brooklyn Heights Promenade
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral

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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 28th (Sun): make a trip to John F. Kennedy Grave Site, stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery, then visit Old Town, then steep yourself in history at George Washington's Mount Vernon, and finally stroll through National Mall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, learn about all things military at National Museum of the Marine Corps, then witness the site of a historic battle at Manassas National Battlefield Park, and finally see the interesting displays at Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center.

To see reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Washington DC online day trip planner.

Getting from New York City to Washington DC by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Telluride.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
George Washington's Mount Vernon ©
George Washington's Mount Vernon

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Telluride

Telluride ©
The town of Telluride is the county seat and most populous town of San Miguel County in the southwestern portion of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Bridal Veil hike and then admire the sheer force of Bear Creek Falls.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Telluride itinerary app.

You can fly from Washington DC to Telluride in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Washington DC to Telluride due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Washington DC, expect a bit cooler days and colder nights in Telluride, ranging from highs of 27°C to lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Aspen.

Things to do in Telluride

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
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Bear Creek Falls ©
Bear Creek Falls
Bridal Veil hike ©
Bridal Veil hike

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Aspen

Aspen ©

Rocky Mountain High

Known as a ski resort town, Aspen's history goes back to its roots as a silver-mining village tucked away in an isolated valley of the Rocky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Wed): mingle with the ghosts of the past at Ashcroft Ghost Town and then take a memorable drive along Independence Pass.

To find maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Aspen travel route builder website.

Getting from Telluride to Aspen by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car. When traveling from Telluride in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Aspen, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Aspen

Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Historic Sites
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Independence Pass ©
Independence Pass

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Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©

Crown of the Continent

The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): take some stellar pictures from Jackson Glacier Overlook, then cruise along Going-to-the-Sun Road, then appreciate the views at Logan Pass, and finally explore the striking landscape at Grinnell Glacier.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Glacier National Park driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Aspen to Glacier National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. July in Glacier National Park sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Scenic Drive
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Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road
Logan Pass ©
Logan Pass
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier

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Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole ©
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Laurance Rockefeller Preserve, then identify plant and animal life at Teton Raptor Center, then admire the masterpieces at National Museum of Wildlife Art, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Oxbow Bend.

To find out how to plan a trip to Jackson Hole, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Glacier National Park to Jackson Hole takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. In August, Jackson Hole is slightly colder than Glacier National Park - with highs of 30°C and lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks · Wildlife · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Laurance Rockefeller Preserve ©
Laurance Rockefeller Preserve
National Museum of Wildlife Art ©
National Museum of Wildlife Art
Oxbow Bend ©
Oxbow Bend

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Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©

Mountains of the Imagination

The peaks of Grand Teton National Park aren't the highest in the world, but they sit atop what might be nature's archetypes for mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): trek along Cascade Canyon Trail, then hike along Taggart Lake, then explore the striking landscape at Inspiration Point, and finally trek along Jenny Lake Trail.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Teton National Park online trip builder.

You can drive from Jackson Hole to Grand Teton National Park in an hour. In August in Grand Teton National Park, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
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Jenny Lake Trail ©
Jenny Lake Trail
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail
Taggart Lake ©
Taggart Lake

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
On the 4th (Sun), witness a stunning natural landmark at Norris Geyser Basin, take in the dramatic natural features at Artists’ Paintpots, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Gibbon Falls, then take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in August, expect Yellowstone National Park to be a bit cooler, temps between 24°C and 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Norris Geyser Basin ©
Norris Geyser Basin
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
On the 5th (Mon), cruise along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Angel's Landing, then take a memorable drive along Zion Shuttle, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Zion's Main Canyon.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Zion National Park travel planning site.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Zion National Park by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car, bus, shuttle, taxi, and train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August; daily highs in Zion National Park reach 38°C and lows reach 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Scenic Drive · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive ©
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing
Zion's Main Canyon ©
Zion's Main Canyon

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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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): take in panoramic vistas at Desert View Watchtower, trek along South Kaibab Trail, then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, and finally get great views at Mather Point.

Plan trip to Grand Canyon National Park with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by shuttle from Zion National Park to Grand Canyon National Park takes 10 hours. Traveling from Zion National Park in August, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are little chillier, around 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
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South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Mather Point ©
Mather Point
Desert View Watchtower ©
Desert View Watchtower

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San Diego

San Diego ©

America's Finest City

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): explore the different monuments and memorials at Fort Rosecrans Cemetery, then enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Shores Park, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Coronado Beach.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the San Diego visit planning app.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to San Diego takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle, bus, and tram. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to San Diego, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in San Diego when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, with lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in San Diego

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La Jolla Shores Park ©
La Jolla Shores Park
Coronado Beach ©
Coronado Beach
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery ©
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery

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South Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe ©
High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Kiva Beach, then kick back and relax at Baldwin Beach, and then steep yourself in history at Tallac Historic Site.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for South Lake Tahoe using our trip planner.

Fly from San Diego to South Lake Tahoe in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect colder evenings in South Lake Tahoe when traveling from San Diego in August, with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Baldwin Beach ©
Baldwin Beach
Tallac Historic Site ©
Tallac Historic Site
Kiva Beach ©
Kiva Beach

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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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, then don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park online trip planner.

You can take a bus from South Lake Tahoe to Yosemite National Park in 7 hours. In August, daytime highs in Yosemite National Park are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature
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Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): get great views at Twin Peaks, then stroll through Lands End, then don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge, and finally step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island.

For maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco day trip tool.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in August: highs in San Francisco hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Kihei.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Trails
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Lands End ©
Lands End
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

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Kihei

Kihei ©
Stretching over 9.7 km (6 mi) of pristine south Maui coastline, Kihei is the island's driest and sunniest region, making it a perfect location for water activities and beach leisure.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then stroll through Wailea Beach.

Before you visit Kihei, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can fly from San Francisco to Kihei in 7.5 hours. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from San Francisco to Kihei due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in August, expect Kihei to be a bit warmer, temps between 38°C and 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Lihue.

Things to do in Kihei

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trip

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Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

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Lihue

Lihue ©
Lihue or Līhue is an unincorporated census-designated place (CDP) and the county seat of Kauai County, Hawaii. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Waimea Canyon State Park and Kayaking & Canoeing. Visiting Poipu Beach Park and Na Pali Coast State Park will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Lihue: Hanalei Beach (in Hanalei) and Polihale State Park (in Waimea). The adventure continues: stroll through Kalalau Trail, relax in the rural setting at Kauai Coffee Company, and take in the dramatic scenery at Wailua Falls.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Lihue trip planner.

You can fly from Kihei to Lihue in 3 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Lihue can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lihue

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

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Poipu Beach Park ©
Poipu Beach Park
Na Pali Coast State Park ©
Na Pali Coast State Park
Waimea Canyon State Park ©
Waimea Canyon State Park

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