24 days in Continental USA Itinerary

24 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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Washington DC
— 2 nights
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New York City
— 3 nights
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Grand Teton National Park
— 1 night
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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
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San Francisco
— 1 night
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Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
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Carlsbad Caverns National Park
— 2 nights
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Mesa Verde National Park
— 1 night
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
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Las Vegas
— 1 night

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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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, appreciate the history behind Washington Monument, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, and get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Washington DC itinerary planning app.

Birmingham to Washington DC is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Birmingham to Washington DC, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. June in Washington DC sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 69°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ©
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

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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, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, wander the streets of Times Square, and tour the pleasant surroundings at The High Line.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read New York City trip planner.

You can take a train from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in June, expect nights in New York City to be about the same, around 65°F, while days are little chillier, around 80°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Teton National Park.

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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Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Teton.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Grand Teton National Park trip itinerary maker app.

Fly from New York City to Grand Teton National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Grand Teton National Park due to the time zone difference. While traveling from New York City, expect a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Grand Teton National Park, ranging from highs of 72°F to lows of 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can go by car to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Nature · Parks · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

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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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Washburn, and take in the dramatic natural features at Lower Geyser Basin.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park day trip tool.

Getting from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in June, expect Yellowstone National Park to be a bit cooler, temps between 66°F and 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature · Parks · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge and then explore the striking landscape of Alcatraz Island.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car, bus, shuttle, and train. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect warmer evenings in San Francisco when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, with lows around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

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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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, stroll through Panorama Trail, don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village, and admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park online day trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in June, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be little chillier, around 43°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 79°F. On the 17th (Thu), you're off to Carlsbad Caverns National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Half Dome ©
Half Dome

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Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Carlsbad Caverns National Park ©
The canyons, cacti, and thorny bushes of the southern New Mexico desert hide one of the U.S.'s great subterranean geological wonders, Carlsbad Caverns National Park.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): surround yourself with nature on Carlsbad Caverns Natural Entrance Tour, then take in the dramatic natural features at Hall of The White Giant, then Head underground at Slaughter Canyon Cave, and finally explore the striking landscape at Giant Dome.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Carlsbad Caverns National Park day trip planning app.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Yosemite National Park to Carlsbad Caverns National Park takes 12 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Yosemite National Park to Carlsbad Caverns National Park. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Carlsbad Caverns National Park: temperatures range from 98°F by day to 67°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Mesa Verde National Park.

Things to do in Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Big Room ©
Big Room
King's Palace ©
King's Palace
Giant Dome ©
Giant Dome

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Mesa Verde National Park

Mesa Verde National Park ©
Whereas most national parks are primarily devoted to showcasing unique and special landscapes, Mesa Verde National Park focuses on ancient human habitation.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): make a trip to Park Point, then steep yourself in history at Balcony House, then trek along Nordenskiold #16 Trail, and finally delve into the distant past at Long House.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Mesa Verde National Park trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Carlsbad Caverns National Park to Mesa Verde National Park takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. While traveling from Carlsbad Caverns National Park, expect little chillier days and much colder nights in Mesa Verde National Park, ranging from highs of 89°F to lows of 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Mesa Verde National Park

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Long House ©
Long House
Balcony House ©
Balcony House

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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.
On the 21st (Mon), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Pipe Creek Vista, trek along South Kaibab Trail, and admire all the interesting features of East Rim Drive.

Start your trip to Grand Canyon National Park by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Mesa Verde National Park to Grand Canyon National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. In June, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

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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 24th (Thu): try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, then don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally enjoy some diversion at Paris Las Vegas.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip website.

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, plan for a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 103°F by day to 77°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games · Casinos · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens ©
Bellagio Hotel and Casino ©
Bellagio Hotel and Casino

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