28 days in United States Itinerary

28 days in United States Itinerary

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28 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Manama
Fly + Drive:  22​h 15​min
1
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + taxi:  7​h 45​min
2
Glacier National Park
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Wawona
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
8
Orlando
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
9
Niagara Falls
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  4​h 30​min
10
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
11
Gettysburg
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
12
New York City
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Manama

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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.
On the 7th (Sat), witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, then explore the striking landscape at Gibbon Falls, and finally take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along Artist Point and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Washburn.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary builder site .

Manama, Bahrain to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 22.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Manama to Yellowstone National Park is minus 10 hours. In August, Yellowstone National Park is colder than Manama - with highs of 24°C and lows of 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

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

1
night
Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
On the 9th (Mon), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park. On the 10th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at Virginia Falls, then trek along Grinnell Glacier, and then trek along Iceberg Lake Trail.

For reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Glacier National Park driving holiday planner .

You can do a combination of car, flight, and taxi from Yellowstone National Park to Glacier National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, expect Glacier National Park to be a bit warmer, temps between 33°C and 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Virginia Falls ©
Virginia Falls
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Alcatraz Island, wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, and then steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: get curious at Exploratorium and then walk around Golden Gate Park.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco journey maker .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Glacier National Park to San Francisco in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Glacier National Park to San Francisco is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Glacier National Park in August, expect nights in San Francisco to be a bit warmer, around 17°C, while days are slightly colder, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Wawona.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

2
nights
Wawona

Wawona ©
Wawona is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. On the 13th (Fri), explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Taft Point. Keep things going the next day: take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View, then take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Half Dome.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Wawona online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Wawona takes 4 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in August, expect nights in Wawona to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are warmer, around 42°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Wawona

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Half Dome ©
Half Dome
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

1
night
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©
With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Moro Rock and then take a peaceful walk through Giant Forest.

For reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park tour planning site .

Drive from Wawona to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 3.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Giant Forest ©
Giant Forest
Moro Rock ©
Moro Rock

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.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, historic sites, scenic drive, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, hike along South Kaibab Trail, take some stellar pictures from Powell Point, and stroll through Bright Angel Trail.

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Getting from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of flight and bus takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in August, things will get little chillier in Grand Canyon National Park: highs are around 31°C and lows about 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can drive 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

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally try to win big at Paris Las Vegas. On the next day, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, get to know the fascinating history of The Strip, and then get your game on at The Roller Coaster.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas travel planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, things will get much hotter in Las Vegas: highs are around 45°C and lows about 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Roller Coaster ©
The Roller Coaster

2
nights
Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Walt Disney World Resort and The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror. There's still lots to do: find something for the whole family at Universal's Islands of Adventure and make an unforgettable trip to Happily Ever After Fireworks.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Orlando trip maker app .

You can fly from Las Vegas to Orlando in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Las Vegas to Orlando. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Las Vegas in August: highs in Orlando hover around 39°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

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night
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls, then Head underground at Cave of the Winds, and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Niagara Falls trip builder site .

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Niagara Falls takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In August, Niagara Falls is little chillier than Orlando - with highs of 31°C and lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Nature Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Walking tours

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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 25th (Wed), explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, then appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial, and finally meet the residents at National Zoological Park. Here are some ideas for day two: get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, then get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and finally ponder the world of politics at White House.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC road trip website .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Niagara Falls to Washington DC in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Niagara Falls in August; daily highs in Washington DC reach 36°C and lows reach 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Zoological Park ©
National Zoological Park

1
night
Gettysburg

Gettysburg ©
Located near the memorial park marking the site of one of the largest Civil War battles, the town of Gettysburg sits in a landscape of rolling green hills with views of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the distance.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Little Round Top, explore the striking landscape at Devils Den, take in the history at Gettysburg National Military Park, then stroll the grounds of Gettysburg National Cemetery, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Victorian Photography Studio.

For other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Gettysburg trip maker app .

You can drive from Washington DC to Gettysburg in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train, flight, and taxi. Traveling from Washington DC in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Gettysburg, with lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can go by car to New York City.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
Little Round Top ©
Little Round Top
Devils Den ©
Devils Den

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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.
Bring the kids along to Central Park and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Take a break from New York City with a short trip to Bronx Zoo in Bronx, about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, examine the collection at 9/11 Memorial, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, and go for a walk through Times Square.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our New York City trip planner .

Traveling by car from Gettysburg to New York City takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Gettysburg in August, New York City is a bit warmer at night with lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Bronx Zoo
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Bronx Zoo ©
Bronx Zoo

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