28 days in United States Itinerary

28 days in United States Itinerary

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28 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Washington DC
— 2 nights
+3
Train + Bus + Fly + Bus:  12​h
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  9​h
5
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
7
Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
8
Seattle
— 1 day
Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
9
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: London

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Let the collections at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Ellis Island capture your imagination. Next up on the itinerary: take in the pleasant sights at Times Square, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, and get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the New York City attractions planning app .

London, UK to New York City is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 5 hours. In August, New York City is somewhat warmer than London - with highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, then see the interesting displays at The National Archives Museum, and finally explore the world behind art at National Portrait Gallery.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Washington DC holiday planner .

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In August in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

3
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.
Take a break from the city and head to North Kaibab Trail and Grand Canyon South Rim. On the 17th (Sat), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's much more to do: stroll through Rim Trail, take some stellar pictures from Grandview Point, hike along South Kaibab Trail, and take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park travel planning website .

Traveling by combination of train, flight, and bus from Washington DC to Grand Canyon National Park takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Washington DC in August, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be much colder, around 11°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 31°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel 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 20th (Tue): see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Strip, and then admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip itinerary maker app .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, Las Vegas is much hotter than Grand Canyon National Park - with highs of 45°C and lows of 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

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

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Taft Point and Glacier Point. There's much more to do: stroll through Tuolumne Meadows, make a trip to Yosemite Village, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and trek along Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Yosemite National Park in 9 hours. Traveling from Las Vegas in August, expect Yosemite National Park to be cooler, temps between 32°C and 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Take a break from the city and head to Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fisherman's Wharf and SoMa. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Francisco: Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards (in St. Helena) and B Cellars Vineyards and Winery (in Oakville). There's lots more to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, wander the streets of Union Square, see the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique, and explore the engaging exhibits at Exploratorium.

Make your San Francisco itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

B Cellars Vineyards and Winery, Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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. USS Arizona Memorial and USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park will appeal to museum buffs. When in Honolulu, make a side trip to see Waimea Bay in Haleiwa, approximately 54 minutes away. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Waikiki Beach and take in the dramatic scenery at Manoa Falls.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Honolulu journey planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Honolulu takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from San Francisco to Honolulu due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in August; daily highs in Honolulu reach 36°C and lows reach 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

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

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.
On the 1st (Sun), see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then take in the exciting artwork at Glasshouse Studio, and finally take a stroll through Pike Place Market.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Seattle trip itinerary app .

You can fly from Honolulu to Seattle in 8 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Honolulu to Seattle is 2 hours. While traveling from Honolulu, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Seattle, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Hayden Valley and Yellowstone National Park. There's still lots to do: take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, identify plant and animal life at Lehardy's Rapids, admire all the interesting features of Artist Point, and explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary app .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Seattle in September, expect nights in Yellowstone National Park to be colder, around 0°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley
Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park

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