26 days in United States Itinerary

26 days in United States Itinerary

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Fly
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Seattle
— 1 night
Fly
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Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Fly to Reno, Bus to Yosemite National Park
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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly to Flagstaff, Bus to Grand Canyon
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Bus to Flagstaff Amtrak, Fly to Houston Hobby Apt
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Houston
— 1 day
Fly
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Washington DC
— 1 night
Train
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New York City
— 7 nights
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Seattle

Emerald City

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 19th (Fri), meet the residents at Seattle Aquarium, then wander the streets of Pike Place Market, then shop like a local with Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle. On the next day, examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, contemplate the waterfront views at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and then walk around Discovery Park.

To find reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Seattle road trip site.

Karachi, Pakistan to Seattle is an approximately 26-hour flight. You'll gain 13 hours traveling from Karachi to Seattle due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Karachi in July, expect nights in Seattle to be much colder, around 18°C, while days are little chillier, around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Outdoors

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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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser, and look for all kinds of wild species at Hayden Valley.

For where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park trip website.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Seattle in July: highs in Yellowstone National Park hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

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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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, trek along Mariposa Grove, get answers to all your questions at Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Panorama Trail.

For ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park tour itinerary planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Yellowstone National Park to Yosemite National Park in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, shuttle, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Yosemite National Park is minus 1 hour. In July, Yosemite National Park is a bit warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 33°C and lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

3
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San Francisco

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, get a taste of the local shopping with Ferry Building Marketplace, and don't miss a visit to Lombard Street.

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You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, plan for a bit cooler days in San Francisco, with highs around 26°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

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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 31st (Wed), 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 Lipan Point, pause for some photo ops at Powell Point, and trek along North Kaibab Trail.

To see traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip maker site.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Grand Canyon National Park takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway, bus, and shuttle. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Francisco to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in July, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be little chillier, around 13°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Houston.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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Houston

Bayou City

Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): stroll the grounds of Glenwood Cemetery, then have some family-friendly fun at iFLY Indoor Skydiving - Houston (Memorial), and then get your game on at The Escape Game Houston.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Houston online trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Houston in 11 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Houston is 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, you will find days in Houston are somewhat warmer (41°C), and nights are warmer (29°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Houston

Fun & Games · Historic Sites

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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.
On the 3rd (Sat), ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, and finally appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Washington National Cathedral, then get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, then learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and finally get a sense of history and politics at White House.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Washington DC online trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Houston to Washington DC in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Houston in August, things will get slightly colder in Washington DC: highs are around 36°C and lows about 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites

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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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Central Park, take a stroll through Times Square, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, and take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building.

For where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City online tour itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In August, daytime highs in New York City are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
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.

California travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Beaches
The Golden State
The country's most populous state, California includes landscapes that range from the forested northern coast to harsh southern deserts. Sandwiched right in the middle of the state is a fertile valley, home to farms, vineyards, and orchards. California's cities offer diverse attractions, from amusement parks and upscale shops to award-winning restaurants and innovative art galleries. Outside the state's big urban centers, places to visit include some of the nation's most rugged national parks, ancient forests, towering mountain peaks, and ski resorts. More than just a surfing destination famous for its beaches and winding coastal roads, California also boasts one of the world's largest economies, bolstered by the booming tech industries.