30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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30 days in United States Itinerary

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

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.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, shopping, casinos, fun & games, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas attractions planner.

Durham to Las Vegas is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Durham in June; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 103°F and lows reach 77°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

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

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.
Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Anaheim to see Disneyland Park about 36 minutes away. Pack the 5th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, put a fun spin on your tour with Fantastic Race, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip itinerary maker tool .

Fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from Las Vegas in June, plan for cooler days and a bit cooler nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 79°F by day to 62°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

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

4
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, stroll through Mono Pass Trail, trek along Panorama Trail, and take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park journey planner .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, expect slightly colder with lows of 43°F in Yosemite National Park. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can go by car to San Francisco.

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

4
nights
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, explore the striking landscape of Alcatraz Island, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, and engage your brain at Exploratorium.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco online visit planner .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, plan for little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 71°F by day to 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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 15th (Sat): observe the fascinating underwater world at Seattle Aquarium, then take a stroll through Pike Place Market, then enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, and finally admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum, then examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, and then explore and take pictures at Safeco Field.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Seattle trip itinerary maker website .

Getting from San Francisco to Seattle by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In June in Seattle, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

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

3
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.
Take a break from Yellowstone National Park with a short trip to Grand Teton in Grand Teton National Park, about 1h 25 min away. Spend the 18th (Tue) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. There's still lots to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, look for all kinds of wild species at Lehardy's Rapids, contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake, and take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park is 1 hour. When traveling from Seattle in June, plan for little chillier days and much colder nights in Yellowstone National Park: temperatures range from 66°F by day to 34°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Chicago.

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
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Yellowstone Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake

2
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, explore and take pictures at Wrigley Field, and admire the striking features of 360 Chicago Observation Deck.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Chicago trip itinerary tool .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Chicago in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Chicago is 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June: highs in Chicago hover around 81°F, while lows dip to 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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
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, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, and admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, read New York City travel planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Chicago to New York City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Chicago to New York City, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In June, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Washington DC.

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

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, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, and get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

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Fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from New York City in June, expect nights in Washington DC to be about the same, around 69°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 86°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Outdoors
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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