31 days in Continental USA Itinerary

31 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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31 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Start: Ulaanbaatar
Fly + bus:  17​h 45​min
1
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h
2
Orlando
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
3
Grand Teton National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + taxi:  7​h 45​min
5
Glacier National Park
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 15​min
6
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
7
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
+3
Drive + Fly + foot + bus:  5​h
8
Anaheim
— 1 night
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  5​h
9
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  28​h
End: Ulaanbaatar

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: explore and take pictures at Central Park, get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock, and admire the striking features of Empire State Building.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our New York City travel planner .

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia to New York City is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly. The time zone changes from Ulaanbaatar Time (ULAT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -13 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Ulaanbaatar in July; daily highs in New York City reach 86°F and lows reach 72°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

4
nights
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: discover the magic at Walt Disney World Resort, try out the rides at Happily Ever After Fireworks, get in on the family fun at SeaWorld Orlando, and make a trip to Cinderella Castle.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Orlando trip builder .

You can fly from New York City to Orlando in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In July in Orlando, expect temperatures between 91°F during the day and 75°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Fun & Games Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Wed): explore and take pictures at 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, then identify plant and animal life at Grand Teton, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier View Turnout. On your second day here, take a memorable drive along Signal Mountain Summit Road, take in the dramatic natural features at Inspiration Point, and then hike along Jenny Lake Trail.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Grand Teton National Park trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Grand Teton National Park takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Orlando in July, you will find days in Grand Teton National Park are slightly colder (79°F), and nights are much colder (44°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Jenny Lake Trail ©
Jenny Lake Trail
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point

5
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 your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Washburn, explore the striking landscape of Lake Butte Overlook, stroll through Artist Point, and take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Yellowstone National Park trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in August, expect Yellowstone National Park to be little chillier, temps between 70°F and 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

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

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Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
Glacier National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, trails, historic sites, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park, appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden Wall, stroll through Swiftcurrent Lake, and trek along Iceberg Lake Trail.

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

Do a combination of car, flight, and taxi from Yellowstone National Park to Glacier National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Glacier National Park: highs are around 83°F and lows about 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Virginia Falls ©
Virginia Falls
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier

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: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Twin Peaks, and admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read San Francisco trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Glacier National Park to San Francisco takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Glacier National Park to San Francisco. Traveling from Glacier National Park in August, you will find days in San Francisco are little chillier (73°F), and nights are somewhat warmer (59°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks

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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: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, explore the striking landscape of Bridalveil Fall, cruise along Tioga Pass, and trek along Panorama Trail.

Before you visit Yosemite National Park, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in August: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 81°F, while lows dip to 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Anaheim.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

1
night
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): get in on the family fun at Disneyland Park and then get your game on at Flightdeck Flight Simulation Center.

To find maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Anaheim day trip planning app .

Traveling by combination of car, flight, and bus from Yosemite National Park to Anaheim takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in August: highs in Anaheim hover around 87°F, while lows dip to 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Flightdeck Flight Simulation Center ©

1
night
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
National Landmark red cliffs and the even more striking Pikes Peak mountain attracts tourism to Colorado Springs.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): get to know the resident critters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, then see the interesting displays at Miramont Castle Museum, and then go for a walk through Pikes Peak. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory and then walk around Garden of the Gods.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs road trip app .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Anaheim to Colorado Springs in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Anaheim to Colorado Springs is 1 hour. Traveling from Anaheim in August, Colorado Springs is a bit cooler at night with lows of 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Miramont Castle Museum
Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain ©
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

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