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:  19​h
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
5
San Antonio
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + bus + train:  6​h 30​min
6
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
7
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Dubai

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kids will enjoy Exploratorium and California Academy of Sciences. There's still lots to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, walk around Golden Gate Park, don't miss a visit to Lombard Street, and head off the coast to Alcatraz Island.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco tour itinerary planning tool .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to San Francisco is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Dubai to San Francisco is minus 12 hours. Traveling from Dubai in August, expect San Francisco to be cooler, temps between 26°C and 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

5
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 Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Panorama Trail.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park journey planning tool .

Drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in August, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are a bit warmer (32°C), and nights are slightly colder (7°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area ©
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

4
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.
Bring the kids along to Disneyland Park and Universal Studios Hollywood. When in Los Angeles, make a side trip to see Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim, approximately 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, get to know the fascinating history of Santa Monica Pier, examine the collection at The Getty Center, and kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

To see photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip tool .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be warmer in Los Angeles, with lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

4
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.
Attractions like Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and DISCOVERY Children's Museum make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City (about 50 minutes away). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip planning app .

Getting from Los Angeles to Las Vegas by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in August, with highs in Las Vegas at 45°C and lows at 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Fun & Games

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
DISCOVERY Children's Museum ©
DISCOVERY Children's Museum

2
nights
San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Kids will enjoy SeaWorld San Antonio and Brackenridge Park. There's lots more to do: find something for the whole family at Six Flags Fiesta Texas, walk around Friedrich Wilderness Park, pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, and steep yourself in history at The Alamo.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the San Antonio trip site .

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Antonio in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 2 hours. August in San Antonio sees daily highs of 43°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
SeaWorld San Antonio ©
SeaWorld San Antonio
Six Flags Fiesta Texas ©
Six Flags Fiesta Texas
Natural Bridge Caverns ©
Natural Bridge Caverns

2
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.
Attractions like National Air and Space Museum and Tidal Basin make great kid-friendly stops. There's much more to do: get to know the resident critters at National Zoological Park, appreciate the history behind National World War II Memorial, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, and get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol.

To see maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Washington DC trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and train from San Antonio to Washington DC in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, bus, and subway; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Antonio to Washington DC. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from San Antonio in August: high temperatures in Washington DC hover around 36°C and lows are around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time 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 Zoological Park ©
National Zoological Park

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.
Kids will enjoy Central Park and American Museum of Natural History. Go for a jaunt from New York City to Bronx to see Bronx Zoo about 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, take in the pleasant sights at The High Line, make a trip to Times Square, and admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our New York City vacation builder app .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Bronx Zoo
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

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