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

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, then wander the streets of Pike Place Market, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Seattle day trip planning app .

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. Traveling from Marrakech to Seattle, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. In September, Seattle is little chillier than Marrakech - with highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

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

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: explore and take pictures at Alcatraz Island, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, and take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a San Francisco trip simple and quick.

Traveling by combination of flight and subway from Seattle to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In September in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

3
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, trek along Tuolumne Meadows, stroll through Four Mile Trail, and make a trip to Olmsted Point.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park day trip planning site .

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. Plan for cooler nights when traveling from San Francisco in September since evenings lows in Yosemite National Park dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

2
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 28th (Fri), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail, and get great views at Powell Point.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park takes 12.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. In September, daily temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

1
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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, and then take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas itinerary builder tool .

Do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, you will find days in Las Vegas are somewhat warmer (39°C), and nights are much warmer (25°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck ©
Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck

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.
Spend the 2nd (Tue) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. There's still lots to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, explore the activities along Yellowstone Lake, get great views at Observation Point Trail, and take in the dramatic natural features at Gibbon Falls.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Las Vegas to Yellowstone National Park in 7 hours. Another option is to drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Yellowstone National Park is 1 hour. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in October, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 9°C and lows at -4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Yellowstone Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

1
day
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 4th (Thu), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Shedd Aquarium, explore and take pictures at Wrigley Field, and then explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Chicago road trip planning tool .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Chicago in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can 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. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October, expect nights in Chicago to be much hotter, around 11°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Chicago

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

2
nights
Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg ©
Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Gatlinburg is known for breweries, zoos & aquariums, fun & games, museums, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount LeConte, appreciate the extensive heritage of Noah Bud Ogle Cabin, take in the dramatic scenery at Spruce Flats Falls, and trek along Chimney Tops Trail.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Gatlinburg road trip tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Chicago to Gatlinburg takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Chicago in October, expect nights in Gatlinburg to be about the same, around 12°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Highlights from your plan
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork
Chimney Tops Trail ©
Chimney Tops Trail

2
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.
On the 8th (Mon), get a sense of history and politics at White House, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and finally pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, then get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and finally explore the activities along Tidal Basin.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC trip itinerary app .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Gatlinburg to Washington DC in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, bus, and subway; or drive. October in Washington DC sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Nature Parks
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, admire the striking features of Empire State Building, don't miss a visit to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City online tour itinerary planner .

Fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In October in New York City, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough 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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