30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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30 days in United States Itinerary

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

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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, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, ponder the world of politics at White House, and explore the activities along Tidal Basin.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Washington DC tour itinerary tool .

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major airports are Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Washington Dulles International Airport and Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. June in Washington DC sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

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

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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, make a trip to Times Square, get great views at Top of the Rock, and enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City road trip site .

Fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Washington DC in June: highs in New York City hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums 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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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 8th (Mon), get to know the resident critters at Lincoln Park Zoo, walk around Millennium Park, then explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, and finally don't miss a visit to Buckingham Fountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Shedd Aquarium, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Chicago trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to Chicago takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In June in Chicago, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Shedd Aquarium ©
Shedd Aquarium
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

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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.
Change things up with a short trip to Grand Teton in Grand Teton National Park (about 1h 25 min away). And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, stroll through Brink of the Lower Falls Trail, witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Washburn.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip builder website .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Chicago, expect slightly colder days and cooler nights in Yellowstone National Park, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

1
night
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 14th (Sun), take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, then get a taste of the local shopping with Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally shop like a local with Pike Place Market.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Seattle journey builder site .

You can 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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June: highs in Seattle hover around 27°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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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: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, see the interesting displays at Exploratorium, make a trip to Lombard Street, and take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco holiday planner.

Fly from Seattle to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In June, daytime highs in San Francisco are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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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.
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, trek along Panorama Trail, cruise along Tioga Pass, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Nevada Falls Loop.

To see maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip builder tool .

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in June, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are somewhat warmer (30°C), and nights are slightly colder (7°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). There's lots more to do: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, and examine the collection at The Getty Center.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles driving holiday planner .

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. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Los Angeles, with lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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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.
Take a break from Las Vegas with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City, about 50 minutes away. There's still lots to do: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, and examine the collection at The Mob Museum.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas online trip planner .

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, expect nights in Las Vegas to be somewhat warmer, around 29°C, while days are warmer, around 46°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

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Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Orlando is known for theme parks, nightlife, fun & games, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: find something for the whole family at Universal's Islands of Adventure, test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Game Orlando, make an unforgettable trip to Walt Disney World Resort, and admire the masterpieces at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Orlando trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Orlando in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 3 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in June: highs in Orlando hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Fun & Games Museums

Side Trip

Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
Highlights from your plan
Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort

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