28 days in United States Itinerary

28 days in United States Itinerary

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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
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Grand Teton National Park
— 3 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
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Chicago
— 1 night
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Boston
— 2 nights
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Oneonta
— 3 nights
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Rome
— 4 nights
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Dallas
— 1 night
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Carlsbad Caverns National Park
— 1 night
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

— 3 nights

A Land of Giants

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Moro Rock Trail and Crystal Cave. There's much more to do: trek along Congress Trail, don't miss a visit to Tunnel Log, stroll through General Grant Tree Trail, and admire all the interesting features of Generals Hwy.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park online route maker.

Corona to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park is an approximately 6-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Corona in July: highs in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park hover around 98°F, while lows dip to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Yosemite National Park

— 4 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.
Kids will enjoy Glacier Point and Mariposa Grove. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Half Dome, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, cruise along Tioga Pass, and make a trip to Olmsted Point.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Yosemite National Park itinerary planning site.

Getting from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 5.5 hours. When traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in July, plan for a bit cooler days and colder nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 83°F by day to 46°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Grand Teton National Park

— 3 nights

Mountains of the Imagination

The peaks of Grand Teton National Park aren't the highest in the world, but they sit atop what might be nature's archetypes for mountains.
Bring the kids along to Grand Teton and 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Cascade Canyon Trail, explore the striking landscape at Inspiration Point, delve into the lush surroundings at Bridger Teton National Forest, and take a memorable drive along Signal Mountain Summit Road.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Grand Teton National Park trip website.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Yosemite National Park to Grand Teton National Park due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Grand Teton National Park can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Yellowstone National Park

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser.

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

Getting from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in July, expect Yellowstone National Park to be a bit cooler, temps between 73°F and 39°F. You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Chicago.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature
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Chicago

— 1 night

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, walk around Millennium Park, then explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, and finally don't miss a visit to Buckingham Fountain. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of 360 Chicago Observation Deck, get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Shedd Aquarium.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Chicago online journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Yellowstone National Park to Chicago takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, taxi, and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Chicago due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, expect nights in Chicago to be much hotter, around 67°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 83°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Boston.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Boston

— 2 nights

Beantown

Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Family-friendly places like Boston Public Garden and John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library will thrill your kids. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, take a stroll through North End, traverse land and water with a duck tour, and observe the fascinating underwater world at New England Aquarium.

To see maps and tourist information, use the Boston online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Chicago to Boston by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. In July, daytime highs in Boston are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Oneonta.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Oneonta

— 3 nights
Oneonta is a city in southern Otsego County, New York, United States. Kids will appreciate attractions like Animal Adventure Park and Greek Peak Mountain Resort. Change things up with these side-trips from Oneonta: Secret Caverns (in Cobleskill), Cooperstown (The Farmers' Museum & National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum) and Howe Caverns (in Howes Cave). There's more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Joseph L. Popp, Jr. Butterfly Conservatory.

To find photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Oneonta sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Boston to Oneonta in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In July, Oneonta is slightly colder than Boston - with highs of 78°F and lows of 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Oneonta

Parks · Museums · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Rome

— 4 nights
Rome is the largest city in and the county seat of Floyd County, Georgia, United States. Bring the kids along to River Rafting & Tubing and Build an Ark Animal Rescue. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rome: Vets Memorial Park (in Ellijay), Blue Ridge (Zipline, Humble Pie Boutique, &more) and Euharlee Covered Bridge (in Euharlee). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Booth Western Art Museum, admire the majestic nature at Amicalola Falls State Park, don't miss a visit to Fosters Mill Store, and gain insight at Rome-Floyd E.C.O. Center.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Rome route app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Oneonta to Rome. In July, Rome is somewhat warmer than Oneonta - with highs of 90°F and lows of 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Rome

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure · Parks

Side Trips

Dallas

— 1 night

Big D

One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): examine the collection at The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, examine the collection at Perot Museum of Nature and Science, then see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, and finally stop by Wild Bill's Western Store. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Fri): appreciate the history behind John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at The Dallas World Aquarium.

To find maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Dallas trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Rome to Dallas. The time zone difference when traveling from Rome to Dallas is minus 1 hour. In August, Dallas is a bit warmer than Rome - with highs of 96°F and lows of 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Carlsbad Caverns National Park.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping

Carlsbad Caverns National Park

— 1 night
The canyons, cacti, and thorny bushes of the southern New Mexico desert hide one of the U.S.'s great subterranean geological wonders, Carlsbad Caverns National Park.
On the 7th (Sat), explore the fascinating underground world of King's Palace and then explore the fascinating underground world of Big Room.

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You can fly from Dallas to Carlsbad Caverns National Park in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Dallas in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Carlsbad Caverns National Park, with lows of 69°F. On the 7th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Parks · Nature
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United States travel guide

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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.