30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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30 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Jerusalem
Fly + Drive:  19​h 45​min
1
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  9​h
5
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  10​h 15​min
7
Chicago
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
8
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
9
New York City
— 6 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Jerusalem

2
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.
Spend the 3rd (Sat) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, look for all kinds of wild species at Hayden Valley, and trek along Artist Point.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park road trip website .

Jerusalem, Israel to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 20-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Jerusalem to Yellowstone National Park. Traveling from Jerusalem in August, expect Yellowstone National Park to be colder, temps between 24°C and 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seattle Aquarium, then wander the streets of Pike Place Market, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle. On the 6th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and then work some fitness into your day at Discovery Park.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Seattle trip planner .

Do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Seattle, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks ©
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

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, museums, nightlife, shopping, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, and don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Park.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read San Francisco road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to San Francisco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. When traveling from Seattle in August, plan for a bit cooler days in San Francisco, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, make a trip to Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and trek along Panorama Trail.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Yosemite National Park trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from San Francisco in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to drive to Las Vegas.

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

2
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City (about 50 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian.

To see reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas route planning app .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas takes 9 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, you will find days in Las Vegas are somewhat warmer (45°C), and nights are much hotter (29°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip ©
The Strip

3
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 17th (Sat), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Lipan Point, appreciate the history behind Powell Point, and cruise along East Rim Drive.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park online day trip planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in August; daily highs in Grand Canyon National Park reach 31°C and lows reach 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Chicago.

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

1
night
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): admire all the interesting features of Wrigley Field, get to know the fascinating history of Millennium Park, then explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower. On the 20th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Shedd Aquarium, then admire the local landmark of Buckingham Fountain, and finally admire the striking features of Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Chicago online travel route planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Chicago in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Chicago is 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Chicago, with lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Parks

Side Trip

Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple
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
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 parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and ponder the world of politics at White House.

To see reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Washington DC trip website .

Getting from Chicago to Washington DC by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. In August, daytime highs in Washington DC are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

6
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: make a trip to Central Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, and explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Plan a trip to New York City easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Getting from Washington DC to New York City by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. August in New York City sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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