29 days in United States Itinerary

29 days in United States Itinerary

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29 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Pigeon Forge
— 2 nights
Fly + Taxi:  7​h 15​min
3
Custer
— 4 nights
+2
Taxi + Fly + Drive:  8​h 30​min
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h
5
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Page
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  11​h
8
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
9
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly:  14​h
End: Manchester

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 4th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Washington DC travel itinerary planner.

Manchester, UK to Washington DC is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Traveling from Manchester to Washington DC, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Manchester in August, expect nights in Washington DC to be a bit warmer, around 25°C, while days are much warmer, around 36°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Washington DC

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Great Falls Park
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Great Falls Park ©
Great Falls Park
Washington Monument ©
Washington Monument

2
nights
Pigeon Forge

Pigeon Forge ©
A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Pigeon Forge bills itself as the "Center of Fun in the Smokies." Just a short drive from the national park protecting the diverse plant and animal life of the Great Smoky Mountains, the town features numerous places to visit, such as bars, restaurants, cafes, theaters, and shops.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Roaring Fork and then cool off at Dollywood's Splash Country Water Adventure Park. Keep things going the next day: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, then explore the fascinating underground world of Tuckaleechee Caverns, and then get in on the family fun at The Coaster at Goats on the Roof.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Pigeon Forge holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Washington DC to Pigeon Forge takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In August, daytime highs in Pigeon Forge are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Custer.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tuckaleechee Caverns
Highlights from your plan
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork
Laurel Falls ©
Laurel Falls
Zipline

4
nights
Custer

Custer ©
Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
Get in touch with nature at Custer State Park and Sylvan Lake. Discover out-of-the-way places like Wade's Gold Mill and Museum @ Black Hills Institute. Step out of Custer to go to Keystone and see National Presidential Wax Museum, which is approximately 30 minutes away. There's much more to do: hike along Cathedral Spires Hiking Trail, explore the activities along Legion Lake, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Harney Peak.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Custer custom trip planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Pigeon Forge to Custer in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Pigeon Forge to Custer, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In August, Custer is a bit cooler than Pigeon Forge - with highs of 30°C and lows of 13°C. You will leave for Yellowstone National Park on the 12th (Sun).

Things to do in Custer

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Hill City, Black Elk Peak, National Presidential Wax Museum
Highlights from your plan
Custer State Park ©
Custer State Park
Sylvan Lake ©
Sylvan Lake
Wades Gold Mill ©
Wades Gold Mill

4
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.
Get in touch with nature at Yellowstone Lake and Old Faithful. Explore hidden gems such as Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Oxbow Bend Turnout, Grand Teton National Park. Get out of town with these interesting Yellowstone National Park side-trips: Oxbow Bend (in Moran) and Signal Mountain Summit Road (in Grand Teton National Park). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Artist Point and take in the natural beauty of West Thumb Geyser Basin.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park custom trip planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Custer to Yellowstone National Park takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Custer in August: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 25°C and lows are around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Oxbow Bend, Signal Mountain Summit Road
Highlights from your plan
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Artist Point ©
Artist Point

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and then ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds Las Vegas, then get engrossed in the history at Titanic, and then don't miss a visit to The Strip.

To see traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Las Vegas in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, expect Las Vegas to be warmer, temps between 45°C and 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nature Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Titanic ©
Titanic

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Rim Trail and North Kaibab Trail. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Bright Angel Trail and Mather Point. There's still lots to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Mohave Point, and make a trip to Powell Point.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park travel planner.

Getting from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of car and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, Grand Canyon National Park is cooler than Las Vegas - with highs of 31°C and lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

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Page

Page ©
Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
On the 23rd (Thu), explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon and then immerse yourself in nature at Kodachrome Basin State Park. On the next day, explore the striking landscape at Coyote Buttes and then stroll through Horseshoe Bend.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Page trip generator.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Page in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In August, Page is a bit warmer than Grand Canyon National Park - with highs of 39°C and lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Page

Nature Parks

Side Trips

Coyote Buttes, Kodachrome Basin State Park
Highlights from your plan
Coyote Buttes ©
Coyote Buttes
Kodachrome Basin State Park ©
Kodachrome Basin State Park
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend

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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Tioga Pass and El Capitan. Take a break from the city and head to Tuolumne Meadows and Bridalveil Fall. And it doesn't end there: hike along Panorama Trail, don't miss a visit to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias, and stroll through Lembert Dome.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park itinerary builder.

Do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi from Page to Yosemite National Park in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Page to Yosemite National Park. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Page in August: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Bridalveil Fall ©
Bridalveil Fall
El Capitan ©
El Capitan
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass

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night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, have fun and explore at Exploratorium, and then examine the collection at Cable Car Museum.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our San Francisco trip planner.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in August: highs in San Francisco hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 17°C. On the 31st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Nature Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Cable Car Museum ©
Cable Car Museum

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