26 days in United States Itinerary

26 days in United States Itinerary

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26 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Budapest
Fly:  13 h 45 min
1
New York City
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
2
Eastham
— 2 nights
+3
Ferry + Foot + Bus + Fly:  11 h
3
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h
4
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
5
Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
6
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  5 h 45 min
7
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  5 h 30 min
8
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  16 h 45 min
End: Budapest

3
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Get a sense of the local culture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Ellis Island. There's much more to do: go for a walk through Central Park, wander the streets of Times Square, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, and snap pictures at Brooklyn Bridge.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the New York City trip itinerary planner .

Budapest, Hungary to New York City is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Budapest to New York City is minus 6 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Budapest in August since evenings lows in New York City dip to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Eastham.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

2
nights
Eastham

Eastham ©
Eastham is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, Barnstable County being coextensive with Cape Cod. Get some cultural insight at Chatham Marconi Maritime Center and Salt Pond Visitor Center. Visit Cape Cod National Seashore and Nauset Beach for some beach relaxation. When in Eastham, make a side trip to see Corn Hill Beach in Truro, approximately 30 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Nauset Light Beach, contemplate the long history of First Encounter Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Marconi Beach.

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

Drive from New York City to Eastham in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from New York City in August, expect Eastham to be a bit cooler, temps between 30°C and 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Eastham

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Nauset Beach, Chatham Marconi Maritime Center, Marconi Beach, Cape Cod National Seashore, Corn Hill Beach
Highlights from your plan
Chatham Marconi Maritime Center ©
Chatham Marconi Maritime Center
Cape Cod National Seashore ©
Cape Cod National Seashore
Nauset Beach ©
Nauset Beach

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): examine the collection at The Mob Museum, then wander the streets of The Strip, and then make a trip to Bellagio Fountains. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Wed): browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas attractions website .

You can fly from Eastham to Las Vegas in 11 hours. Another option is to drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Eastham to Las Vegas is minus 3 hours. Expect warmer weather when traveling from Eastham in August: highs in Las Vegas hover around 45°C, while lows dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

3
nights
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Getty Center and Santa Monica Pier. La Brea Tar Pits and Museum and Hollywood Walk of Fame will appeal to history buffs. When in Los Angeles, make a side trip to see Disneyland Park in Anaheim, approximately 30 minutes away. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, stroll through Will Rogers State Beach, and admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica State Beach.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles planning website .

Getting from Las Vegas to Los Angeles by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August, Los Angeles is slightly colder than Las Vegas - with highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

3
nights
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.
Visit Kailua Beach Park and Sunset Beach Park for some beach relaxation. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at USS Arizona Memorial and USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park. Step out of Honolulu with an excursion to Waimea Bay in Haleiwa--about 54 minutes away. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Waikiki Beach and tour the pleasant surroundings at Kapiolani Regional Park.

For photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Honolulu driving holiday site .

Fly from Los Angeles to Honolulu in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Honolulu is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 28°C in Honolulu. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Kailua Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Alcatraz Island and SS Jeremiah O'Brien. Head to Ferry Building Marketplace and Union Squarefor plenty of shopping. The adventure continues: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, appreciate the extensive heritage of Filbert Steps, enjoy the sand and surf at China Beach, and contemplate the long history of City Lights Booksellers.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read San Francisco trip planner.

Fly from Honolulu to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Honolulu to San Francisco is 2 hours. Traveling from Honolulu in August, expect San Francisco to be little chillier, temps between 26°C and 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
SS Jeremiah O'Brien ©
SS Jeremiah O'Brien

3
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 25th (Sun) surrounded by wildlife at Grand Teton. On the 27th (Tue), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Washburn. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Hayden Valley, get to know the fascinating history of Uncle Tom's Trail, trek along Artist Point, and take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park online itinerary builder .

Do a combination of flight and car from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and car; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in August, expect colder with lows of 3°C in Yellowstone National Park. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn

2
nights
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 29th (Thu), kick back and relax at Alki Beach, admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then make a trip to Space Needle, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Pike Place Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Fri): examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, then take a stroll through Pioneer Square, and then stop by Elliott Bay Book Company.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Seattle road trip planning tool .

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle by combination of car and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August: highs in Seattle hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

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