30 days in Continental USA Itinerary

30 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Continental USA holiday planner

Make it your trip
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Washington DC
— 2 nights
Train
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New York City
— 4 nights
Fly
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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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Grand Teton National Park
— 1 night
Fly to Flagstaff, Bus to Grand Canyon National Park
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly
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Seattle
— 1 night
Fly
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Anchorage
— 3 nights
Fly to Tri-Cities Regional TN/VA Airport, Drive to Greeneville
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Greeneville
— 4 nights
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Washington DC

— 2 nights
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: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Washington DC day trip tool.

Kingsport to Washington DC is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Kingsport in June, Washington DC is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can catch the flight to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums

New York City

— 4 nights

Big Apple

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: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, wander the streets of Times Square, make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument, and pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our New York City road trip app.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to New York City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Washington DC in June, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in New York City: temperatures range from 80°F by day to 65°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Yellowstone National Park

— 4 nights

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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin, tour the pleasant surroundings at S Rim Trail, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Washburn.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park route planner.

You can fly from New York City to Yellowstone National Park in 7 hours. Another option is to drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Yellowstone National Park is minus 2 hours. Traveling from New York City in June, expect nights in Yellowstone National Park to be much colder, around 34°F, while days are little chillier, around 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can go by car to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Grand Teton National Park

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Grand Teton.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Teton National Park road trip planner.

Drive from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 1.5 hours. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Grand Teton National Park, ranging from highs of 72°F to lows of 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Nature · Wildlife · Parks
Highlights from your trip

Grand Canyon National Park

— 3 nights
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 13th (Mon), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, appreciate the extensive heritage of Bright Angel Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, and trek along Rim Trail.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Grand Teton National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 9 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. While traveling from Grand Teton National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 85°F to lows of 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Las Vegas

— 1 night

Sin City

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 16th (Thu): see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, try your luck at Casino At The Venetian, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas day trip app.

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. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 103°F to lows of 77°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums · Fun & Games · Casinos · Parks

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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, hike along Tuolumne Meadows, tour the pleasant surroundings at Four Mile Trail, and stroll around Mariposa Grove.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Yosemite National Park tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Yosemite National Park takes 6 hours. Traveling from Las Vegas in June, things will get colder in Yosemite National Park: highs are around 79°F and lows about 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

San Francisco

— 2 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 21st (Tue), step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, and then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, then get curious at Exploratorium, and then browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco online sightseeing planner.

Drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, plan for a bit cooler days and somewhat warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 71°F by day to 55°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks

Seattle

— 1 night

Emerald City

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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium, get a taste of the local shopping with Pike Place Market, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle.

To find other places to visit and more tourist information, refer to the Seattle trip planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Seattle takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Seattle, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to fly to Anchorage.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Anchorage

— 3 nights

The City of Lights and Flowers

Home to nearly half of Alaska's population, the port city of Anchorage covers a staggering area of over 4,900 sq km (1,900 sq mi) surrounded by mountains.
On the 24th (Fri), get to know the fascinating history of Tony Knowles Coastal Trail and then take a memorable drive along Seward Hwy. On the 25th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum, then contemplate the long history of Alaska Native Heritage Center, and then examine the collection at Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Anchorage tour itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Anchorage takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Alaska Standard Time (AKST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Seattle in June, things will get slightly colder in Anchorage: highs are around 66°F and lows about 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Greeneville.

Things to do in Anchorage

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums · Trails

Side Trip

Greeneville

— 4 nights
Greeneville is a town in, and the county seat of Greene County, Tennessee, United States. Explore Greeneville's surroundings by going to Hartford (Zipline & River Rafting & Tubing) and Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Clingmans Dome, Hen Wallow Water Falls, &more). The adventure continues: cruise along Blue Ridge Pkwy, don't miss a visit to Andrew Johnson National Cemetery, contemplate the long history of Dickson Williams Mansion, and take in the dramatic scenery at Margarette Falls.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Greeneville online road trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Anchorage to Greeneville with the Route module. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Anchorage to Greeneville. Traveling from Anchorage in June, expect Greeneville to be a bit warmer, temps between 85°F and 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Greeneville

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

Side Trips