30 days in Continental USA Itinerary

30 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Continental USA trip planner
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Washington DC
— 3 nights
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New York City
— 4 nights
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Grand Teton National Park
— 3 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
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Washington DC — 3 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.
Explore hidden gems such as Georgetown and Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Capitol Hill, admire the natural beauty at U.S. National Arboretum, admire the masterpieces at National Portrait Gallery, and pause for some photo ops at National World War II Memorial.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Washington DC visit app.

Phoenix to Washington DC is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Phoenix to Washington DC is 2 hours. While traveling from Phoenix, expect much colder days and slightly colder nights in Washington DC, ranging from highs of 86°F to lows of 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to fly to New York City.
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Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Outdoors

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Speed Boats Tours and Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours. Step off the beaten path and head to Greenwich Village and Walking tours. There's still lots to do: go for a walk through Central Park, wander the streets of Times Square, visit Dumbo, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

For other places to visit and more tourist information, use the New York City tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Washington DC to New York City by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in June, you will find days in New York City are little chillier (80°F), and nights are about the same (65°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to fly to Grand Teton National Park.
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Tours · Parks · Neighborhoods · Outdoors
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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.
Get outdoors at Jenny Lake Trail and Menor's Ferry Historical Trail. Step off the beaten path and head to Hermitage Point and 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Inspiration Point, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Teton Point Turnout, take in breathtaking views at Cascade Canyon, and contemplate the waterfront views at Leigh Lake.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Grand Teton National Park trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Grand Teton National Park takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Grand Teton National Park due to the time zone difference. While traveling from New York City, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Grand Teton National Park, ranging from highs of 72°F to lows of 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to drive to Yellowstone National Park.
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Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Yellowstone National Park — 5 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.
Escape the urban bustle at Old Faithful and Mystic Falls Trail. Discover out-of-the-way places like Upper Geyser Basin and Observation Point Trail. And it doesn't end there: get impressive views of Monument Geyser Basin, trek along Brink of the Lower Falls Trail, explore the striking landscape at Biscuit Basin, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Geyser.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 1.5 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Grand Teton National Park in June: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 66°F and lows are around 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to San Francisco.
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San Francisco — 3 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Marin Headlands and Lands End. Take a break from the city and head to Alcatraz Island and San Francisco Botanical Garden. The adventure continues: learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, stroll through Ocean Beach, don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge, and snap pictures at San Francisco Bay Bridge.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our San Francisco online day trip planner.

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car, bus, train, and subway. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect much hotter evenings in San Francisco when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, with lows around 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.
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Side Trip

Yosemite National Park — 5 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.
Escape the urban bustle at Glacier Point and Yosemite, Tunnel View. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Yosemite Falls and Vernal Fall. There's much more to do: hike along Four Mile Trail, explore the striking landscape at Cloud's Rest, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bridalveil Fall, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Pioneer Yosemite History Center.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip builder site.

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. While traveling from San Francisco, expect somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 79°F to lows of 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.
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Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Las Vegas — 2 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
On the 25th (Sun), try your luck at Casino At The Venetian, zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and then wander the streets of The LINQ Promenade. On the 26th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and then try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip planner.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In June, Las Vegas is warmer than Yosemite National Park - with highs of 103°F and lows of 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.
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Grand Canyon National Park — 4 nights

The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Step out of the city life by going to South Kaibab Trail and East Rim Drive. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Inner Canyon and Indian Garden. The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Pima Point, get a dose of the wild on Grand Canyon Mule Tours by Xanterra, and take a memorable drive along Hermit Road.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planning website.

Drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 5 hours. Traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Las Vegas in June: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 85°F, while lows dip to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can drive back home.
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Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Scenic Drive