29 days in Continental USA Itinerary

29 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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29 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Start: Bristol
+3
train + foot + Fly + bus:  12​h 15​min
1
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 45​min
5
Las Vegas
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  12​h 15​min
7
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
8
San Francisco
— 4 nights
subway + Fly:  4​h
9
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly + train:  14​h 30​min
End: Bristol

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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, don't miss a visit to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, steep yourself in history at 9/11 Memorial, and get great views at Top of the Rock.

Before you visit New York City, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Bristol, UK to New York City is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of train, flight, and bus. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Bristol to New York City, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

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
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

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, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, explore the activities along Tidal Basin, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral.

For traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Washington DC sightseeing site .

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Washington DC are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Washington DC

#Museums, #Parks, #Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

2
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 1st (Thu), admire the local landmark of Buckingham Fountain, explore and take pictures at Wrigley Field, then explore and take pictures at Millennium Park, and finally explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago. On the 2nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Shedd Aquarium, then get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, and then take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Chicago trip maker app .

You can fly from Washington DC to Chicago in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Chicago is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Washington DC in July, things will get slightly colder in Chicago: highs are around 33°C and lows about 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Chicago

#Museums, #Childrens Museums, #Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Wrigley Field ©
Wrigley Field
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

3
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 4th (Sun), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Washburn. There's still lots to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, get great views at Observation Point Trail, cruise along Virginia Cascade Drive, and explore the activities along Yellowstone Lake.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary planner.

Do a combination of flight and car from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Chicago in August, plan for little chillier days in Yellowstone National Park, with highs around 24°C, while nights are colder with lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

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
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley

1
day
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 7th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of The Strip, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip planning app .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Las Vegas in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, with highs in Las Vegas at 45°C and lows at 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Shopping, #Neighborhoods, #Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip ©
The Strip

4
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.
On the 9th (Fri), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Hopi Point, cruise along East Rim Drive, and appreciate the history behind Powell Point.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park holiday website .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in August: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 31°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

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
North Kaibab Trail ©
North Kaibab Trail

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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, trek along Tuolumne Meadows, stroll through Nevada Falls Loop, and don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip planner .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 12.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, expect little chillier with lows of 7°C in Yosemite National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

4
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, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, stroll through Golden Gate Park, wander the streets of SoMa, and take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

Find out how to plan San Francisco trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in August: highs in San Francisco hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Neighborhoods, #Parks, #Museums
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, then take a stroll through Pike Place Market, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle. On the next day, meet the residents at Seattle Aquarium, take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and then admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum.

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Do a combination of subway and flight from San Francisco to Seattle in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from San Francisco in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Seattle, with highs around 31°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

#Museums, #Parks, #Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

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