28 days in United States Itinerary

28 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip itinerary planner

Make it your trip
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Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Drive
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Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly
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Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights
Fly
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly
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Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Fly
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Monterey
— 1 night
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Yosemite National Park

— 5 nights
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.
On the 6th (Mon), hike the day away at Panorama Trail. The adventure continues: stroll through Half Dome, contemplate the waterfront views at Tenaya Lake, trek along Mariposa Grove, and admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park trip planning app.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 10 hours traveling from Tel Aviv to Yosemite National Park. When traveling from Tel Aviv in September, plan for slightly colder days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 27°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Los Angeles

— 4 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Venture out of the city with trips to Anaheim (Disney California Adventure Park & Disneyland Park). Pack the 11th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, admire the masterpieces at Norton Simon Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica State Beach, and walk around Beverly Gardens Park.

To find reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Los Angeles trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, plan for a bit warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around 34°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Yellowstone National Park

— 6 nights

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, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Geyser, take a memorable drive along Firehole Lake Drive, and contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake.

To find photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Yellowstone National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Yellowstone National Park is 1 hour. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in September, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 18°C and lows at 0°C. On the 18th (Sat), you're off to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

San Francisco

— 3 nights

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: contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge, get a taste of the local shopping with Ferry Building Marketplace, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, and don't miss a visit to Lombard Street.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco route maker website.

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car, bus, train, and subway. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September: highs in San Francisco hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can fly to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Salt Lake City

— 2 nights

Crossroads of the West

Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): take a memorable drive along Guardsman Pass Scenic Backway, then take in breathtaking views at Little Cottonwood Canyon, and then explore the stunning scenery at Big Cottonwood Canyon. Keep things going the next day: view the masterpieces at Art at the Main Gallery, make a trip to Temple Square, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Assembly Hall, then take in the spiritual surroundings of The Tabernacle, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at The Living Room Trail.

To find maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Salt Lake City road trip planning website.

You can fly from San Francisco to Salt Lake City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Francisco to Salt Lake City due to the time zone difference. September in Salt Lake City sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bryce Canyon National Park

— 3 nights
You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
Spend the 24th (Fri) exploring nature at Peek-A-Boo Loop. There's lots more to do: trek along Navajo Loop Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, get great views at Inspiration Point, and identify plant and animal life at Rim Trail.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Bryce Canyon National Park online trip planner.

Getting from Salt Lake City to Bryce Canyon National Park by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Salt Lake City in September, with highs in Bryce Canyon National Park at 24°C and lows at 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Monterey.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

Monterey

— 1 night
Monterey is a city in the U.S. state of California, on the southern edge of Monterey Bay on California's Central Coast. On the 27th (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Carlos Cathedral, then immerse yourself in nature at Point Lobos, then take in the pleasant sights at Carmel Beach Boardwalk, and finally admire all the interesting features of 17-Mile Drive. Here are some ideas for day two: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Monterey Bay Aquarium, then don't miss a visit to Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Asilomar State Beach.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Monterey trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Bryce Canyon National Park to Monterey takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park to Monterey due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Monterey, with lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

United States travel guide

4.5
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.