28 days in United States Itinerary

28 days in United States Itinerary

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1
Grand Teton National Park
— 2 nights
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
3
Glacier National Park
— 3 nights
4
San Francisco
— 3 nights
5
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
6
Orlando
— 2 nights
7
Washington DC
— 3 nights
8
New York City
— 4 nights

2
nights
Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©
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.
Spend the 14th (Sat) surrounded by wildlife at Grand Teton. And it doesn't end there: trek along Cascade Canyon Trail, take in breathtaking views at Cascade Canyon, admire all the interesting features of 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, and take a memorable drive along Teton Park Road.

To see ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Grand Teton National Park holiday site.

New York City to Grand Teton National Park is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Grand Teton National Park. Traveling from New York City in August, you will find days in Grand Teton National Park are a bit cooler (°F), and nights are cooler (°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail
National Park Float Trips ©
National Park Float Trips

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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin, contemplate the waterfront views at Shoshone Lake, take in the dramatic natural features at Biscuit Basin, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Aurum Geyser.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 1.5 hours. In August, Yellowstone National Park is slightly colder than Grand Teton National Park - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

3
nights
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 22nd (Sun), hike the day away at Highline Trail. There's still lots to do: stroll through Grinnell Glacier, take some stellar pictures from Jackson Glacier Overlook, admire the sheer force of Virginia Falls, and hike along Iceberg Lake Trail.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Glacier National Park tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Yellowstone National Park to Glacier National Park in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, with highs in Glacier National Park at °F and lows at °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail
Virginia Falls ©
Virginia Falls

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
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: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, stroll around Golden Gate Park, and enjoy breathtaking views from Coit Tower.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco tour itinerary planner.

Fly from Glacier National Park to San Francisco in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Glacier National Park in August, you will find days in San Francisco are a bit cooler (°F), and nights are somewhat warmer (°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

5
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: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, stroll through Lembert Dome, trek along Panorama Trail, and admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip builder tool.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in August: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): get in on the family fun at Universal's Islands of Adventure. Keep things going the next day: find something for the whole family at Universal Orlando Resort.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Orlando trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Yosemite National Park to Orlando takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Yosemite National Park to Orlando due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Orlando: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort

3
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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, and get to know the resident critters at National Zoological Park.

Start your trip to Washington DC by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can fly from Orlando to Washington DC in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Orlando in September: high temperatures in Washington DC hover around °F and lows are around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

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

4
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, don't miss a visit to Grand Central Terminal, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, and pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the New York City tour itinerary maker site.

You can take a train from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. September in New York City sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©
Statue of Liberty National Monument

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