24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
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Seattle
— 1 night
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles
— 1 night
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Bus to Flagstaff, Fly to Knoxville
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Gatlinburg
— 1 night
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New York City
— 4 nights
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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Grand Prismatic Spring. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Mount Washburn, take in the dramatic scenery at Kepler Cascades, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Butte Overlook, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park sightseeing planner.

Dublin, Ireland to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Dublin to Yellowstone National Park. Traveling from Dublin in July, Yellowstone National Park is slightly colder at night with lows of 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

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Seattle

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): shop like a local with Pike Place Market, explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Alki Beach.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Seattle trip itinerary builder tool.

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 to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Seattle: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Parks · Outdoors

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San Francisco

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Head to Ferry Building Marketplace and City Lights Booksellersfor plenty of shopping. Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting San Francisco side-trips: St. Helena (Modus Operandi Cellars & Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards). There's much more to do: take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, wander the streets of SoMa, and get a taste of the local shopping with Union Square.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read San Francisco day trip app.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to San Francisco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Seattle in July: highs in San Francisco hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping · Wineries

Side Trip

3
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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.
Get in touch with nature at Glacier Point and Half Dome. There's lots more to do: hike along Panorama Trail, explore and take pictures at Tioga Pass, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tuolumne Meadows, and make a trip to Olmsted Point.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park travel planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

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Los Angeles

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Will Rogers State Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Original Muscle Beach.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles route app.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Los Angeles when traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Spas

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Las Vegas

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
On the 13th (Mon), shop like a local with The Strip, admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and then try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian Resort, then try your luck at New York New York Casino, and then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip maker.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, expect nights in Las Vegas to be somewhat warmer, around 32°C, while days are warmer, around 47°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks

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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Bright Angel Trail and Grand Canyon South Rim. There's much more to do: trek along Rim Trail, get a taste of the local shopping with Lookout Studio, tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, and cruise along East Rim Drive.

Before you visit Grand Canyon National Park, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in July, expect Grand Canyon National Park to be colder, temps between 34°C and 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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Gatlinburg

The Gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): take a memorable tour with Tours and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour. Keep things going the next day: walk around Chimneys Picnic Area, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company, and finally identify plant and animal life at Roaring Fork.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Gatlinburg travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Gatlinburg by combination of bus and flight takes about 13 hours. Other options: drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Gatlinburg. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Gatlinburg, with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks · Adventure · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

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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.
9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Times Square, go for a walk through Central Park, don't miss a visit to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and shop like a local with Fifth Avenue.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our New York City road trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Gatlinburg to New York City takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

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.