25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States travel route planner
Make it your trip
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New York City
— 5 nights
Fly
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Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly
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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Fly
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Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Fly to Fresno Yosemite International Airport, Drive to Yosemite National Park
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 day
Fly
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San Francisco
— 4 nights

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New York City — 5 nights

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 sightseeing, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal, stroll around The High Line, and take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read New York City trip tool.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiports are La Guardia Airport, Newark Liberty International Airport and John F Kennedy International Airport. In June in New York City, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Washington DC.
Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Side Trip

Washington DC — 2 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 sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial, get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Washington DC vacation planning app.

Fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New York City in June: highs in Washington DC hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Yellowstone National Park.
Museums

Yellowstone National Park — 4 nights

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Go for a jaunt from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park to see Grand Teton about 1h 25 min away. And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Washburn.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Washington DC to Yellowstone National Park by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Washington DC to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Washington DC in June, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 22°C and lows at 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can fly to Las Vegas.
Nature · Parks · Wildlife
Side Trip

Las Vegas — 5 nights

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Take a break from Las Vegas with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City, about 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, and take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Yellowstone National Park to Las Vegas takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, things will get much hotter in Las Vegas: highs are around 46°C and lows about 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.
Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Shopping
Side Trip

Yosemite National Park — 3 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.
On the 2nd (Sat), spend a scenic day exploring the area around Half Dome. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, hike along Mariposa Grove, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip planning app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Las Vegas to Yosemite National Park. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in June; daily highs in Yosemite National Park reach 30°C and lows reach 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.
Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park — 1 day

With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
On the 3rd (Sun), steep yourself in history at General Sherman Tree, then hike along Moro Rock Trail, and then take a memorable drive along Generals Hwy.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 5.5 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in July: high temperatures in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park hover around 43°C and lows are around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can catch the flight to San Francisco.
Historic Sites · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

San Francisco — 4 nights

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for sightseeing, nature, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, and take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, read San Francisco route builder app.

Traveling by flight from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to San Francisco takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and subway. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in July, you will find days in San Francisco are colder (26°C), and nights are a bit cooler (16°C).
Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Beaches
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.