31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Washington DC
— 2 nights
2
New York City
— 4 nights
3
Grand Teton National Park
— 2 nights
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
5
Seattle
— 2 nights
6
San Francisco
— 4 nights
7
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
8
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
9
Los Angeles
— 3 nights

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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, and get a sense of history and politics at White House.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Washington DC trip itinerary planner.

Atlanta to Washington DC is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of subway and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can catch the train to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
The Pentagon ©
The Pentagon

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, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Central Park, admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, and admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the New York City trip site.

Getting from Washington DC to New York City by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Grand Teton National Park.

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

2
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.
On the 8th (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Teton. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cascade Canyon Trail, thencruise along Teton Park Road, thentake a memorable drive along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Sacred Heart.

To see more things to do and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Teton National Park trip planner.

Getting from New York City to Grand Teton National Park by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in August, you will find days in Grand Teton National Park are little chillier (°F), and nights are much colder (°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail
Chapel of the Sacred Heart ©
Chapel of the Sacred Heart

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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, contemplate the waterfront views at Firehole River, hike along Artist Point, and take in the natural beauty of Midway Geyser Basin.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park holiday planning tool.

Traveling by car from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in August, expect Yellowstone National Park to be a bit cooler, temps between °F and °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

2
nights
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.
On the 14th (Sat), observe the fascinating underwater world at Seattle Aquarium, thenenjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, thenexplore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally wander the streets of Pike Place Market. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, thenadmire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum, and then take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Seattle itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Seattle, with highs around °F, while nights are warmer with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

4
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, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and get curious at Exploratorium.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Seattle to San Francisco by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Seattle in August, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, trek along Lembert Dome, and don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point.

For reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park online day trip planner.

You can fly from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. While traveling from San Francisco, expect somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

4
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, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Lipan Point, take in the pleasant sights at The Trail of Time, and trek along South Kaibab Trail.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park travel route planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 13.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, Grand Canyon National Park is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
North Kaibab Trail ©
North Kaibab Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim (about 36 minutes away). Pack the 29th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, and make a trip to Walt Disney Concert Hall.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles online tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Los Angeles, with lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Nightlife Museums

Side Trips

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

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