30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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30 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly + bus:  11​h 15​min
1
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Chicago
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  10​h 15​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
6
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
7
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
8
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
9
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
10
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
11
Grand Teton National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h 45​min
End: Brussels

4
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: walk around Central Park, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock, and take in the pleasant sights at Times Square.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our New York City trip maker tool .

Brussels, Belgium to New York City is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 6 hours. In September, New York City is a bit warmer than Brussels - with highs of 31°C and lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to 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, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, and take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Washington DC travel route builder site .

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Chicago.

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

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 9th (Wed): get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, ponder the design of Buckingham Fountain, then admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, and finally stroll around Millennium Park.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Chicago trip planner .

Getting from Washington DC to Chicago by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. In September, daily temperatures in Chicago can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park

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.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, historic sites, wildlife, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, stroll through North Kaibab Trail, pause for some photo ops at Powell Point, and trek along South Kaibab Trail.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary website .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Chicago to Grand Canyon National Park in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chicago in September, expect little chillier with lows of 7°C in Grand Canyon National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to drive to Las Vegas.

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
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, and finally try to win big at Paris Las Vegas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, then take in panoramic vistas at High Roller, and then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, you will find days in Las Vegas are a bit warmer (39°C), and nights are much warmer (25°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

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

2
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.
On the 16th (Wed), discover the magic at Disneyland Park and then look and learn at Griffith Observatory. Here are some ideas for day two: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood and then examine the collection at The Getty Center.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip planner.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in September; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 34°C and lows reach 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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, explore and take pictures at Tioga Pass, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tuolumne Meadows, and don't miss a visit to Washburn Point.

Plan my trip to Yosemite National Park with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

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. When traveling from Los Angeles in September, plan for little chillier days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 27°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

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

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: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, take a stroll through SoMa, and go for a walk through Fisherman's Wharf.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read San Francisco trip planning tool .

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in San Francisco, with lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Seattle.

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): take a stroll through Pike Place Market, admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and then take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle.

To see photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Seattle trip planner .

You can fly from San Francisco to Seattle in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums
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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, trails, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, identify plant and animal life at Lehardy's Rapids, witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser, and explore the striking landscape at Gibbon Falls.

For photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park online attractions planner .

Getting from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park by combination of flight and car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Seattle in September, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are slightly colder (18°C), and nights are cooler (0°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can go by car to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley

3
nights
Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): trek along Menor's Ferry Historical Trail, then take a memorable drive along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grand Teton. On the next day, take a memorable drive along Teton Park Road, hike along Taggart Lake, and then hike along Cascade Canyon Trail.

Plan my Grand Teton National Park trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park takes 1.5 hours. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Grand Teton National Park: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail
Taggart Lake ©
Taggart Lake

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