25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

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25 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly:  14​h
1
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Chicago
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 45​min
5
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  12​h 15​min
7
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
8
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
9
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: Cairo

4
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: don't miss a visit to Central Park, admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, and take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the New York City online travel route builder .

Cairo, Egypt to New York City is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time (EET) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 7 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Cairo in August; daily highs in New York City reach 34°C and lows reach 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks 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 fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, get a sense of history and politics at White House, examine the collection at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and admire the landmark architecture of Washington National Cathedral.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC road trip site .

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Washington DC

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

1
night
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Shedd Aquarium, then admire all the interesting features of Wrigley Field, and then admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Chicago trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Chicago takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Chicago is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in August, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Wrigley Field ©
Wrigley Field
Shedd Aquarium ©
Shedd Aquarium

2
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.
On the 18th (Sat), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Washburn. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take some stellar pictures from Observation Point Trail, take in the dramatic natural features at Gibbon Falls, and explore the activities along Yellowstone Lake.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park online tour itinerary planner .

Do a combination of flight and car from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Chicago in August, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in Yellowstone National Park: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

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

1
night
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 20th (Mon), take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, and then buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian. On the next day, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum and then admire the engineering at Hoover Dam.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas tour itinerary maker app .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Las Vegas takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, Las Vegas is much warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 45°C and lows of 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Hoover Dam ©
Hoover Dam

3
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.
On the 23rd (Thu), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Powell Point, and trek along Rim Trail.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park journey planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in August, with highs in Grand Canyon National Park at 31°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

2
nights
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, scenic drive, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, make a trip to Yosemite Village, hike along Tuolumne Meadows, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Panorama Trail.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip planner .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 12.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August since evenings lows in Yosemite National Park dip to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

3
nights
San Francisco

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: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, explore and take pictures at Alcatraz Island, and shop like a local with Ferry Building Marketplace.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a San Francisco trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect little chillier days and somewhat warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, wander the streets of Pike Place Market, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Seattle route builder app .

Traveling by combination of subway and flight from San Francisco to Seattle takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in August, expect nights in Seattle to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

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

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