24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

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24 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Lisbon
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Chicago
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  10​h 15​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
6
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
7
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
8
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
9
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
10
Grand Teton National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Lisbon

3
nights
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, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Central Park, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, explore the galleries of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and wander the streets of Times Square.

For more things to do and other tourist information, you can read our New York City trip planner .

Lisbon, Portugal to New York City is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Lisbon to New York City. Traveling from Lisbon in July, New York City is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

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

3
nights
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 parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and get a sense of history and politics at White House.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Washington DC journey planning website .

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Washington DC are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

1
night
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, ponder the design of Buckingham Fountain, then admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, and finally stroll around Millennium Park.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Chicago trip planner .

You can fly from Washington DC to Chicago in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Washington DC to Chicago due to the time zone difference. In August, daytime highs in Chicago are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park

2
nights
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.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, historic sites, scenic drive, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, trek along North Kaibab Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, and get great views at Mohave Point.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park road trip planner .

Getting from Chicago to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of flight and bus takes about 10.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Grand Canyon National Park is minus 1 hour. Expect slightly colder evenings in Grand Canyon National Park when traveling from Chicago in August, with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

2
nights
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.
On the 11th (Tue), explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally try to win big at Paris Las Vegas. On the next day, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller, and then wander the streets of The Strip.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip maker site .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 45°C and lows reach 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

2
nights
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.
On the 13th (Thu), get in on the family fun at Disneyland Park and then see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory. On your second day here, find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood and then examine the collection at The Getty Center.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in August, with highs in Los Angeles at 34°C and lows at 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

3
nights
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 shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, stroll around Golden Gate Park, and take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read San Francisco trip itinerary builder .

You can fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in August, with highs in San Francisco at 26°C and lows at 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): shop like a local with Pike Place Market, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and then take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Seattle attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Seattle takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. While traveling from San Francisco, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Seattle, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

3
nights
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, trails, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser, identify plant and animal life at Lehardy's Rapids, and take in the dramatic natural features at Gibbon Falls.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park road trip app .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Seattle in August, expect nights in Yellowstone National Park to be colder, around 3°C, while days are slightly colder, around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): take a memorable drive along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive and then identify plant and animal life at Grand Teton.

For photos and tourist information, read our Grand Teton National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, you will find days in Grand Teton National Park are somewhat warmer (30°C), and nights are about the same (7°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

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

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