25 days in Continental USA Itinerary

25 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Continental USA trip maker

Make it your trip
Fly
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New York City
— 3 nights
Train
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Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly
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Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
Drive
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Grand Teton National Park
— 2 nights
Fly
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive to Fresno Yosemite International Airport, Fly to Seattle Tacoma International Airport
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Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly to London Gatwick, Train to Nottingham

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New York City

— 3 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: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, and snap pictures at Brooklyn Bridge.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our New York City road trip app.

Nottingham, UK to New York City is an approximately 14-hour flight. Traveling from Nottingham to New York City, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Nottingham in August, with highs in New York City at 34°C and lows at 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Washington DC

— 4 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: see the interesting displays 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 where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Washington DC trip itinerary maker site.

You can take a train from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. August in Washington DC sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Yellowstone National Park

— 5 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: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, witness a stunning natural landmark at Midway Geyser Basin, appreciate the extensive heritage of Uncle Tom's Trail, and contemplate the waterfront views at Firehole River.

For photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip builder site.

You can fly from Washington DC to Yellowstone National Park in 10 hours. Another option is to drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Washington DC to Yellowstone National Park. Traveling from Washington DC in August, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are slightly colder (24°C), and nights are much colder (3°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Scenic Drive

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.
On the 20th (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Grand Teton. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a memorable drive along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, explore and take pictures at Teton Park Road, then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier View Turnout, and finally hike along Cascade Canyon Trail.

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

Drive from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 1.5 hours. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Grand Teton National Park, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

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, take in the pleasant sights at Fisherman's Wharf, pause for some photo ops at Coit Tower, and buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco online itinerary planner.

Fly from Grand Teton National Park to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Grand Teton National Park in August, plan for slightly colder days in San Francisco, with highs around 26°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Museums

Yosemite National Park

— 4 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, get great views at Half Dome, stroll through Lembert Dome, and explore and take pictures at Tioga Pass.

For ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park driving holiday planning tool.

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in August, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are a bit warmer (32°C), and nights are little chillier (7°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium, then shop like a local with Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the streets of Pike Place Market, then walk around Volunteer Park Conservatory, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and finally stroll through Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Seattle travel route builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Yosemite National Park to Seattle. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Seattle, with lows of 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods