31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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31 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Dublin
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Chicago
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
4
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
San Diego
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
8
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
9
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  6​h 45​min
10
Denver
— 1 day
Fly + taxi:  5​h
11
Gatlinburg
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 15​min
12
Miami
— 1 night
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Dublin


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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: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock, make a trip to 9/11 Memorial, and wander the streets of Times Square.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our New York City trip itinerary app .

Dublin, Ireland to New York City is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -5 hour difference. Traveling from Dublin in August, expect New York City to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks 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

1
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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, then explore and take pictures at Wrigley Field, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Millennium Park, and finally pause for some photo ops at Cloud Gate. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Shedd Aquarium, then admire the local landmark of Buckingham Fountain, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from 360 Chicago Observation Deck.

To find more things to do and more tourist information, use the Chicago trip planning tool .

Do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Chicago in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to Chicago due to the time zone difference. In August in Chicago, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Yellowstone 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
Wrigley Field ©
Wrigley Field
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

4
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.
Spend the 19th (Mon) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. There's still lots to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Mammoth Hot Springs, look for all kinds of wild species at Lamar Valley, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Artist Point.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park online itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Chicago in August, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are little chillier (24°C), and nights are cooler (3°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Yellowstone Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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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, nightlife, shopping, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, explore and take pictures at AT&T Park, and wander the streets of SoMa.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, shuttle, and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Expect much warmer evenings in San Francisco when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, with lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Childrens Museums Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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.
Spend the 26th (Mon) exploring nature at Bridalveil Fall. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, make a trip to Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, and get great views at Tunnel View.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park online travel route planner .

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: 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 somewhat warmer (32°C), and nights are a bit cooler (7°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

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 30 minutes away. The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, don't miss a visit to Hollywood Walk of Fame, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

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Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, expect warmer with lows of 22°C in Los Angeles. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

1
night
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, then see the interesting displays at Mingei International Museum, and then meet the residents at San Diego Zoo.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read San Diego online trip itinerary maker .

Drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Los Angeles in August: highs in San Diego hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Mingei International Museum ©
Mingei International Museum

3
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Las Vegas: Boulder City (Hoover Dam & Tom Devlin's Monster Museum). The adventure continues: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and take in panoramic vistas at High Roller.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas itinerary planner .

You can fly from San Diego to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. While traveling from San Diego, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Tours Shopping

Side Trip

Boulder City
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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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.
On the 4th (Wed), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Hopi Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at North Kaibab Trail, and trek along Rim Trail.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park online attractions planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect little chillier days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Denver.

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

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day
Denver

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Denver Zoo, admire all the interesting features of Coors Field, contemplate the long history of Union Station, then admire the masterpieces at Denver Art Museum, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Denver Botanic Gardens.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Denver online vacation planner .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Denver in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Denver, with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Denver

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Coors Field ©
Coors Field
Denver Union Station ©
Denver Union Station

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Gatlinburg

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
On the 8th (Sun), kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, then make a splash at Dollywood, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte, meet the residents at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies, then learn about winemaking at Tennessee Homemade Wines, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Roaring Fork.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Gatlinburg journey maker website .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Denver to Gatlinburg in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Denver to Gatlinburg, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Gatlinburg when traveling from Denver in September, with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks Adventure Outdoors

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Dollywood, River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork

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Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): wander the streets of Lincoln Road, enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach, take a stroll through Ocean Drive, then get to know the fascinating history of Art Deco Historic District, and finally browse the different shops at Bayside Marketplace.

To find photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Miami day trip planning website .

Getting from Gatlinburg to Miami by combination of taxi and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, flight, and train; or drive. Traveling from Gatlinburg in September, expect Miami to be somewhat warmer, temps between 38°C and 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Miami

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Miami Beach
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District
South Beach ©
South Beach

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