31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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31 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Groningen
Fly:  24​h
1
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h 45​min
3
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
5
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
+3
bus + Fly + bus + train:  12​h
7
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
8
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  21​h 15​min
End: Groningen

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seattle Aquarium, then shop like a local with Pike Place Market, then get a taste of the local shopping with Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, then explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum, and then admire all the interesting features of Safeco Field.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Seattle trip itinerary maker website .

Groningen, The Netherlands to Seattle is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -9 hour difference. Traveling from Groningen in July, expect nights in Seattle to be about the same, around 18°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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.
Spend the 7th (Tue) surrounded by wildlife at Grand Teton. Spend the 5th (Sun) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake, witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, and look for all kinds of wild species at Lehardy's Rapids.

For more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park sightseeing planner.

Do a combination of flight and car from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Seattle in July, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are little chillier (26°C), and nights are cooler (4°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Yellowstone Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake

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, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, make a trip to Yosemite Village, trek along Panorama Trail, and stroll through Tuolumne Meadows.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park day trip app .

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Yosemite National Park by combination of car and flight takes about 10 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, flight, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of car, flight, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Yosemite National Park. In July, Yosemite National Park is a bit warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 33°C and lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

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, museums, nightlife, shopping, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, and buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip planner .

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 taxi, bus, flight, and subway. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, plan for slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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.
Take a break from Las Vegas with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City, about 50 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, try to win big at Casino at the Venetian, and push the limits with an extreme tour.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas road trip site .

You can fly from San Francisco to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. In July, Las Vegas is much warmer than San Francisco - with highs of 47°C and lows of 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip ©
The Strip

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.
On the 21st (Tue), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Powell Point, cruise along East Rim Drive, and trek along North Kaibab Trail.

To find traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in July, with highs in Grand Canyon National Park at 34°C and lows at 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

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
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, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and meet the residents at National Zoological Park.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Washington DC trip planning site .

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and train from Grand Canyon National Park to Washington DC in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Washington DC, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, plan for warmer nights in Washington DC, with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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, examine the collection at 9/11 Memorial, enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock, and make a trip to The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the New York City trip planner.

Fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

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

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