27 days in United States Itinerary

27 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Washington DC
Train:  45 min
1
Baltimore
— 3 nights
Fly:  9 h 45 min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Bus:  9 h 45 min
3
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Bus:  5 h 45 min
4
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
6
Joshua Tree National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h 15 min
7
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
+3
Bus + Fly + Bus + Train:  12 h
End: Washington DC

3
nights
Baltimore

Baltimore ©
A major center for tourism and travel, Baltimore is famous as the city where amateur poet Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics for the United States' national anthem.
Kids will appreciate attractions like National Air and Space Museum and National Aquarium. Get out of town with these interesting Baltimore side-trips: Washington DC (Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, &more). There's still lots to do: have some family-friendly fun at Urban Axes Baltimore, try to win big at Horseshoe Casino, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Alphonsus Church, and explore the striking landscape of Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Baltimore trip itinerary planning website.

Washington DC to Baltimore is an approximately 1- hour train ride. You can also take a bus; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Baltimore

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Washington DC
Highlights from your plan
Urban Axes Baltimore ©
Urban Axes Baltimore
National Zoological Park ©
National Zoological Park
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

5
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Grand Geyser and Porcelain Basin. The adventure continues: witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, explore the striking landscape of Yellowstone National Park, hike along Artist Point, and contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Baltimore to Yellowstone National Park takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Baltimore to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Baltimore in June, plan for little chillier days in Yellowstone National Park, with highs around 66°F, while nights are cooler with lows around 34°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Yellowstone Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

4
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, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lembert Dome, trek along Mariposa Grove, and explore the striking landscape of Bridalveil Fall.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park day trip site.

Traveling by combination of car, flight, and bus from Yellowstone National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or fly. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June: high temperatures in Yosemite National Park hover around 79°F and lows are around 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can catch the bus to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

1
night
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): cruise along Artists Dr, then contemplate the waterfront views at Badwater Basin, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Death Valley National Park holiday planning tool.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Death Valley National Park by bus takes about 6 hours. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Death Valley National Park, ranging from highs of 101°F to lows of 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature Parks Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Badwater Basin ©
Badwater Basin
Artists Dr ©
Artists Dr

4
nights
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.
Attractions like Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and The Roller Coaster make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with a short trip to Lion Habitat Ranch in Henderson (about 32 minutes away). The adventure continues: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, take in panoramic vistas at High Roller, and get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas online itinerary planner.

Drive from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Las Vegas when traveling from Death Valley National Park in July, with lows around 81°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Joshua Tree National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Fun & Games Shopping

Side Trip

Lion Habitat Ranch
Highlights from your plan
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
DISCOVERY Children's Museum ©
DISCOVERY Children's Museum
Apocalypse Vegas ©
Apocalypse Vegas

1
night
Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree National Park ©
Joshua Tree National Park takes its name from the Joshua tree, a twisted, spiky tree with bayonet-shaped leaves at the top that's one of the few plant species hardy enough to thrive in the extreme climate of the Mojave Desert.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Keys View and then admire the verdant scenery at Hidden Valley Nature Trail.

To find where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Joshua Tree National Park online trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Las Vegas to Joshua Tree National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. July in Joshua Tree National Park sees daily highs of 103°F and lows of 78°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Joshua Tree National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Hidden Valley Nature Trail ©
Hidden Valley Nature Trail
Keys View ©
Keys View

5
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.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, hike along Bright Angel Trail, stroll through Rim Trail, and see the interesting displays at Yavapai Geology Museum.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Grand Canyon National Park vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Joshua Tree National Park to Grand Canyon National Park takes 6.5 hours. Traveling from Joshua Tree National Park to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Joshua Tree National Park in July, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be colder, around 52°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 84°F. On the 15th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
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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