24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States planner

Make it your trip
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Grand Teton National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Fly
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Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Bus to Fresno, Fly to Reagan Washington
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Washington DC
— 3 nights
Train
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New York City
— 4 nights

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Grand Teton National Park

— 2 nights

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.
Spend the 2nd (Mon) surrounded by wildlife at Grand Teton. Next up on the itinerary: get a new perspective on things with National Park Float Trips, take a memorable drive along Teton Park Road, hike along Cascade Canyon Trail, and take in the pleasant sights at Potholes Turnout.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Grand Teton National Park trip planner.

New York City to Grand Teton National Park is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. Traveling from New York City to Grand Teton National Park, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from New York City in August, plan for little chillier days in Grand Teton National Park, with highs around 78°F, while nights are much colder with lows around 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Yellowstone National Park

— 4 nights

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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, get to know the fascinating history of S Rim Trail, and explore the activities along Firehole River.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park holiday planner.

Drive from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 1.5 hours. In August, Yellowstone National Park is a bit cooler than Grand Teton National Park - with highs of 70°F and lows of 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Seattle

— 2 nights

Emerald City

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 8th (Sun), explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then don't miss a visit to Space Needle, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, observe the fascinating underwater world at Seattle Aquarium, then get a taste of the local shopping with Glasshouse Studio, and finally pick up some local products at Pike Place Market.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Seattle holiday builder website.

Traveling by flight from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, you will find days in Seattle are somewhat warmer (80°F), and nights are warmer (61°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Neighborhoods

San Francisco

— 3 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our San Francisco journey planning website.

Fly from Seattle to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Seattle in August, plan for slightly colder days in San Francisco, with highs around 73°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature

Yosemite National Park

— 5 nights
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, make a trip to Half Dome, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and surround yourself with nature on YExplore Yosemite Adventures - Day Tours.

To find maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Yosemite National Park visit site.

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 4 hours. When traveling from San Francisco in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 81°F, while nights are little chillier with lows around 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Washington DC

— 3 nights
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 Vietnam Veterans Memorial, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip planning app.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Washington DC by combination of bus and flight takes about 14.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Washington DC, ranging from highs of 87°F to lows of 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

New York City

— 4 nights

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.
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, get great views at Top of the Rock, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, and appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our New York City travel route app.

You can take a train from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. August in New York City sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 71°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.