25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States itinerary planner

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Fly
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New York City
— 3 nights
Fly
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Gatlinburg
— 3 nights
Fly
3
Orlando
— 3 nights
Fly to Flagstaff, Bus to Grand Canyon
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Bus to Flagstaff, Fly to Oakland
5
San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive
6
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Bus to Reno, Fly to West Yellowstone
7
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
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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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Central Park and 9/11 Memorial. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, take a stroll through Times Square, and stroll around World Trade Center's Liberty Park.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our New York City trip itinerary planner.

Zurich, Switzerland to New York City is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 6 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Zurich in July: high temperatures in New York City hover around 35°C and lows are around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in New York City

Highlights from your trip
Central Park ©
Must see
Central Park
4.8

3
nights
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.
Kids will enjoy River Rafting & Tubing and 5 Rivers Adventures. Step out of Gatlinburg to go to Great Smoky Mountains National Park and see Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail, which is approximately 34 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company, have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Pigeon Forge, and find something for the whole family at 7D Dark Ride Adventure.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Gatlinburg route maker website.

You can fly from New York City to Gatlinburg in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In July in Gatlinburg, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Mount LeConte ©
Must see
Mount LeConte
4.9

3
nights
Orlando

Theme Park Capital of the World

For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Attractions like Universal's Islands of Adventure and Walt Disney World Resort make great kid-friendly stops. Pack the 19th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Orlando itinerary planner.

You can fly from Gatlinburg to Orlando in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Gatlinburg in July since evenings lows in Orlando dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Orlando

Highlights from your trip
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Disney Park / Activity
Walt Disney World Resort
4.3

3
nights
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.
Bring the kids along to Bright Angel Trail and Grand Canyon South Rim. There's still lots to do: stroll through Rim Trail, take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, take some stellar pictures from Grandview Point, and hike along South Kaibab Trail.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park attractions tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Orlando to Grand Canyon National Park takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Orlando in July, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are little chillier (34°C), and nights are cooler (13°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Highlights from your trip
Bright Angel Trail ©
Hiking Trail
Bright Angel Trail
4.8
Rim Trail ©
Hiking Trail
Rim Trail
5.0

1
night
San Francisco

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): see the interesting displays at de Young Museum, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and finally head off the coast to Alcatraz Island. On the 25th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Exploratorium and then walk around Golden Gate Park.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read San Francisco trip planner.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to San Francisco by combination of bus and flight takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of shuttle, bus, and subway. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 16°C, while days are slightly colder, around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip
Exploratorium ©
Science Museum
Exploratorium
4.6

4
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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.
Bring the kids along to Glacier Point and Tuolumne Meadows. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, make a trip to Olmsted Point, trek along Nevada Falls Loop, and explore the activities along Tenaya Lake.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park itinerary planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 4 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in July, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be little chillier, around 9°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 33°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your trip
Glacier Point ©
Must see
Glacier Point
4.9
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Hiking Trail
Tuolumne Meadows
4.7
Sentinel Dome ©
Must see
Sentinel Dome
4.9

3
nights
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.
Family-friendly places like Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Lake Butte Overlook will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Yellowstone Lake, witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser, and identify plant and animal life at Hayden Valley.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Yellowstone National Park trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, shuttle, and taxi. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, things will get slightly colder in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 26°C and lows about 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Highlights from your trip
Old Faithful ©
Must see
Old Faithful
4.5
Yellowstone Lake ©
Must see
Yellowstone Lake
4.7

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