30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

Make it your trip
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Las Vegas
— 1 night
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly
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Seattle
— 1 night
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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
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Grand Teton National Park
— 3 nights
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New York City
— 4 nights
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Washington DC
— 3 nights
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Las Vegas

— 1 night

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 1st (Wed), try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck. On the next day, try to win big at Casino At The Venetian, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then try to win big at New York New York Casino, and finally take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas route planner.

Atlanta to Las Vegas is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Atlanta to Las Vegas. When traveling from Atlanta in September, plan for a bit warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 93°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Nature · Casinos · Fun & Games

Grand Canyon National Park

— 5 nights
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, stroll through Rim Trail, take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point, and cruise along Point Imperial Drive.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in September, plan for slightly colder days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 75°F by day to 43°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Scenic Drive

Yosemite National Park

— 4 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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Tuolumne Meadows, explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, don't miss a visit to Pothole Dome, and contemplate the waterfront views at Tenaya Lake.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park online trip planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park in 10.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, Yosemite National Park is slightly colder at night with lows of 38°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

San Francisco

— 4 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, get curious at Exploratorium, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and stroll around Golden Gate Park.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 58°F in San Francisco. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Seattle

— 1 night

Emerald City

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 16th (Thu): shop like a local with Pike Place Market, admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and then don't miss a visit to Space Needle.

To find photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Seattle online trip builder.

You can fly from San Francisco to Seattle in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can fly to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Museums

Yellowstone National Park

— 4 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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, explore the striking landscape at Sheepeater Cliffs, witness a stunning natural landmark at Midway Geyser Basin, and get great views at Lookout Point.

Plan my day in Yellowstone National Park using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Seattle in September, expect nights in Yellowstone National Park to be cooler, around 33°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

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.
Spend the 21st (Tue) surrounded by wildlife at Grand Teton. The adventure continues: take a memorable drive along Teton Park Road, admire all the interesting features of 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of the Sacred Heart, and snap pictures at Snake River Bridge.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Grand Teton National Park travel planner.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, plan for a bit warmer days in Grand Teton National Park, with highs around 68°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to New York City.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · 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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, stroll through The High Line, and make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City visit website.

Traveling by flight from Grand Teton National Park to New York City takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Grand Teton National Park to New York City. When traveling from Grand Teton National Park in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in New York City: temperatures range from 80°F by day to 66°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and ponder the world of politics at Library of Congress.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Washington DC road trip tool.

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In September in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 65°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · History Museums
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.