26 days in United States Itinerary

26 days in United States Itinerary

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26 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Marrakech
Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
Seattle
— 1 day
Fly:  7​h 45​min
2
Honolulu, Oahu
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h 45​min
3
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  12​h 15​min
5
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
7
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 45​min
8
Chicago
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 45​min
9
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
10
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h
End: Marrakech

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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.
On the 9th (Thu), examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, then take a stroll through Pike Place Market, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle.

To find out how to plan a trip to Seattle, use our trip itinerary maker.

Marrakech, Morocco to Seattle is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Marrakech to Seattle due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Marrakech in August, you will find days in Seattle are cooler (31°C), and nights are slightly colder (19°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

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

1
night
Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
On the 10th (Fri), stroll through Manoa Falls, admire all the interesting features of Diamond Head State Monument, and then stroll the grounds of USS Arizona Memorial.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Honolulu road trip tool .

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Honolulu takes 8 hours. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Hawaii Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Seattle in August: high temperatures in Honolulu hover around 36°C and lows are around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Manoa Falls ©
Manoa Falls

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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 11th (Sat), explore the striking landscape of 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 12th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum and then see human ingenuity at work at Hoover Dam.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip itinerary planning site .

You can fly from Honolulu to Las Vegas in 9 hours. Traveling from Honolulu to Las Vegas, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Honolulu, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 45°C to lows of 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to 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 14th (Tue), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Hopi Point, appreciate the history behind Powell Point, and hike along Rim Trail.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip builder .

Do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 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 cooler 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 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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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, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, trek along Tuolumne Meadows, and don't miss a visit to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 12.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Yosemite National Park, with lows of 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, shop like a local with Ferry Building Marketplace, and admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco itinerary planner.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

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

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 23rd (Thu), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Washburn. There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the dramatic natural features at Gibbon Falls, take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, and contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park visit site .

Getting from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park by combination of flight and car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of subway, flight, and taxi; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park is 1 hour. Traveling from San Francisco in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be colder in Yellowstone National Park, with lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Chicago.

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
day
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): explore and take pictures at Wrigley Field, then admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, and then meet the residents at Shedd Aquarium.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Chicago journey planner .

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Chicago by combination of car and flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Chicago, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Chicago: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Chicago

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

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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: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, explore the activities along Tidal Basin, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, and get a sense of history and politics at White House.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Washington DC online road trip planner .

Fly from Chicago to Washington DC in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Chicago to Washington DC, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to New York City.

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

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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: go for a walk through Central Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock, don't miss a visit to Grand Central Terminal, and pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our New York City journey maker tool .

You can fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. August in New York City sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

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

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