25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

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25 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Rapid City
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Rapid City
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
+2
Drive + shuttle + Fly:  11​h 30​min
3
Page
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
6
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
7
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  10​h 15​min
8
Niagara Falls
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  4​h 30​min
9
Washington DC
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
10
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
11
Boston
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h
12
New York City
— 2 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Kuala Lumpur

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Rapid City

Rapid City ©
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): admire the majestic nature at Custer State Park. Keep things going the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Suzie Cappa Art Center, admire all the interesting features of Loop Road, and then identify plant and animal life at Roberts Prairie Dog Town.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Rapid City trip builder website .

In September, daytime highs in Rapid City are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks Museums Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Badlands National Park, Custer State Park, The Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Loop Road ©
Loop Road
Custer State Park ©
Custer State Park
The Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctuary ©

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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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser, take in the natural beauty of Midway Geyser Basin, and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Thu): explore and take pictures at Grand Loop Road and then witness a stunning natural landmark at West Thumb Geyser Basin.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park online trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Rapid City to Yellowstone National Park by combination of flight and car takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Rapid City in September: highs in Yellowstone National Park hover around 18°C, while lows dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Page.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Midway Geyser Basin ©
Midway Geyser Basin
West Thumb Geyser Basin ©
West Thumb Geyser Basin

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Page

Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon, admire all the interesting features of Horseshoe Bend, then admire the engineering at Glen Canyon Dam, and finally admire the engineering at Glen Canyon Dam Overlook. On the next day, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Page trip itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of car, shuttle, and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Page in 11.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September: high temperatures in Page hover around 35°C and lows are around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Glen Canyon Dam
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Glen Canyon Dam Overlook ©
Glen Canyon Dam Overlook

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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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): make a trip to Powell Point, then admire all the interesting features of East Rim Drive, then get great views at Lipan Point, and finally get great views at Yaki Point. Keep things going the next day: trek along Bright Angel Trail.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Page to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. When traveling from Page in September, plan for slightly colder days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 28°C, while nights are colder with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Lipan Point ©
Lipan Point
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Powell Point ©
Powell Point

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Las Vegas

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): get your game on at Dig This, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, then admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, and finally have fun at The Range 702. On your second day here, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, try to win big at Casino at the Venetian, and then buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian.

Plan trip to Las Vegas with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
The Range 702 ©
The Range 702
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio

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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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): stop by The Huntington Store and then take in nature's colorful creations at The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip maker tool .

Fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in September, expect Los Angeles to be a bit cooler, temps between 34°C and 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

San Marino
Highlights from your plan

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Alcatraz Island, then make a trip to Lombard Street, and then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco tour itinerary planning app .

Fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in September, expect San Francisco to be slightly colder, temps between 28°C and 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Lombard Street ©
Lombard Street

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Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): hike along Niagara Gorge Trail, Head underground at Cave of the Winds, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Niagara Falls itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Niagara Falls in 10.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco to Niagara Falls, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls

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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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Tomb of the Unknowns.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Washington DC day trip planning site .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Niagara Falls to Washington DC takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Traveling from Niagara Falls in September, expect Washington DC to be somewhat warmer, temps between 32°C and 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, U.S. Naval Academy
Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park ©
U.S. Naval Academy ©
U.S. Naval Academy

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): pause for some photo ops at Liberty Bell Center and then ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall. On the next day, take an in-depth tour of Hagley Museum and Library, admire the local landmark of Longwood Gardens, and then steep yourself in history at Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Philadelphia driving holiday planning tool .

Traveling by train from Washington DC to Philadelphia takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in October, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Boston.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks Nightlife Classes

Side Trips

Amish Country, Bird in Hand Farmers Market, Longwood Gardens, Lapp Valley Farm, Hagley Museum and Library
Highlights from your plan
Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Liberty Bell Center ©
Liberty Bell Center

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Boston

Boston ©
Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): admire all the interesting features of Fenway Park, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Quincy Market, then pause for some photo ops at New England Holocaust Memorial, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Old North Church & Historic Site.

Before you visit Boston, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by flight from Philadelphia to Boston takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. When traveling from Philadelphia in October, plan for slightly colder days in Boston, with highs around 20°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Quincy Market ©
Quincy Market
Old North Church & Historic Site ©
New England Holocaust Memorial ©
New England Holocaust Memorial

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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.
On the 5th (Sat), examine the collection at Luna Parc and then hike along Buttermilk Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through 8th Ave Jetty, then enjoy the sand and surf at Manasquan Beach, and then hunt for treasures at Chelsea Market.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the New York City trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Boston to New York City in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Boston in October: high temperatures in New York City hover around 24°C and lows are around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

8th Ave Jetty, Manasquan Beach, Buttermilk Falls, Luna Parc
Highlights from your plan
Buttermilk Falls ©
Buttermilk Falls
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©
Chelsea Market ©
Chelsea Market

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