30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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30 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
7
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  6​h 45​min
8
Gatlinburg
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  4​h
9
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
10
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Dubai

2
nights
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 10th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Chicago Cultural Center, then admire all the interesting features of Wrigley Field, then explore and take pictures at Millennium Park, and finally admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Chicago route builder app .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Chicago is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight. You'll gain 10 hours traveling from Dubai to Chicago due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Dubai in July, with highs in Chicago at 33°C and lows at 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

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

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 14th (Sun) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, take in the dramatic natural features at Gibbon Falls, and identify plant and animal life at Hayden Valley.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park online itinerary builder .

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 changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Chicago in July, plan for little chillier days in Yellowstone National Park, with highs around 26°C, while nights are colder with lows around 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to 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
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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.
On the 16th (Tue), enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and finally take a stroll through Pike Place Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, stroll around Mercer Slough Nature Park, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Seattle Aquarium, and finally explore and take pictures at Safeco Field.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Seattle day trip site .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, you will find days in Seattle are somewhat warmer (30°C), and nights are much hotter (18°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Mercer Slough Nature Park
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, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, get a taste of the local shopping with Ferry Building Marketplace, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and head off the coast to Alcatraz Island.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read San Francisco travel route planning website .

Traveling by flight from Seattle to San Francisco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Seattle in July, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 16°C, while days are little chillier, around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Shopping 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: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, contemplate the waterfront views at Tenaya Lake, don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, and trek along Panorama Trail.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park tour itinerary maker website .

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 July, plan for a bit warmer days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 33°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

3
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim, about 36 minutes away. Pack the 25th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, and partake in some friendly competition at Fantastic Race.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles road trip planning website .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Los Angeles when traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Fantastic Race ©
Fantastic Race
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then admire the masterpieces at Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio. On the 28th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and then try your luck at Paris Las Vegas.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas online visit planner .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from Los Angeles in July, plan for much warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 47°C by day to 32°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

1
night
Gatlinburg

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
On the 29th (Mon), take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte, then appreciate the history behind Rockefeller Memorial, then look for all kinds of wild species at Roaring Fork, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company. On the next day, view the masterpieces at Fowler's Clay Works, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and then explore the activities along 5 Rivers Adventures.

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You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Las Vegas to Gatlinburg in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Gatlinburg is 3 hours. Traveling from Las Vegas in July, things will get slightly colder in Gatlinburg: highs are around 36°C and lows about 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Hartford
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte
5 Rivers Adventures ©
5 Rivers Adventures

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: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Washington DC vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Gatlinburg to Washington DC in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, flight, bus, and subway; or drive. July in Washington DC sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

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

5
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: go for a walk through Central Park, admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal, take a stroll through Times Square, and don't miss a visit to 9/11 Memorial.

For where to stay and more tourist information, read our New York City trip builder website .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. August in New York City sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can 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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