31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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31 days in United States Itinerary

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

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.
On the 1st (Wed), stop by Elliott Bay Book Company, enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, then get a taste of the local shopping with Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally take a stroll through Pike Place Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu): explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum and then examine the collection at The Museum of Flight.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Seattle vacation planner .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Seattle. In May, daytime highs in Seattle are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

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

5
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, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, and wander the streets of SoMa.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary app .

You can fly from Seattle to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In May in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 53°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Museums
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, parks, scenic drive, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, stroll around Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, make a trip to Yosemite Village, and hike along Tuolumne Meadows.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip tool .

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. Traveling from San Francisco in May, Yosemite National Park is little chillier at night with lows of 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

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.
Go for a jaunt from Las Vegas to Boulder City to see Hoover Dam about 50 minutes away. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Bellagio Fountains, examine the collection at The Neon Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, and take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas online tour itinerary maker .

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas in 9 hours. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in May: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 87°F and lows are around 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

6
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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 18th (Sat), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail, hike along South Kaibab Trail, and take some stellar pictures from Pipe Creek Vista.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip 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. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in May, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are little chillier (68°F), and nights are cooler (33°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

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: go for a walk through Central Park, don't miss a visit to Empire State Building, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, and see the interesting displays at 9/11 Memorial.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read New York City road trip website .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to New York City in 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to New York City, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, expect warmer with lows of 55°F in New York City. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.

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

4
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, admire nature's wide array of creatures at National Zoological Park, get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, and learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Washington DC trip planner .

Fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. While traveling from New York City, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Washington DC, ranging from highs of 76°F to lows of 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

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 Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin

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