31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
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Glacier National Park
— 2 nights
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Seattle
— 1 night
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Olympic National Park
— 1 night
Bus to Seattle, Fly to Honolulu
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Honolulu, Oahu
— 2 nights
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Lahaina, Maui
— 3 nights
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Bus to Flagstaff Amtrak, Fly to Dennis
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Dennis
— 2 nights
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New York City
— 3 nights
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Washington DC
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Yellowstone National Park — 3 nights

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 sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, get to know the fascinating history of Uncle Tom's Trail, take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, and stroll through Hayden Valley.

Plan trip to Yellowstone National Park with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Orlando to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Orlando in July, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are a bit cooler (73°F), and nights are cooler (39°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to fly to Glacier National Park.
Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Glacier National Park — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Swiftcurrent Falls and then stroll through Grinnell Glacier. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along Iceberg Lake Trail, then admire the sheer force of Virginia Falls, and then cruise along Going-to-the-Sun Road.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Glacier National Park online holiday planner.

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to Glacier National Park in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July: high temperatures in Glacier National Park hover around 85°F and lows are around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Seattle.
Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails

Seattle — 1 night

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 7th (Thu): take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, shop like a local with Chihuly Garden and Glass, then take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, then wander the streets of Pike Place Market, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Alki Beach.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Seattle itinerary builder app.

Fly from Glacier National Park to Seattle in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Glacier National Park in July, expect nights in Seattle to be somewhat warmer, around 60°F, while days are little chillier, around 79°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Olympic National Park.
Parks · Shopping · Beaches · Outdoors

Olympic National Park — 1 night

In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Ruby Beach and then take a peaceful walk through Olympic National Park.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Olympic National Park holiday planning website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Seattle to Olympic National Park. In July, Olympic National Park is a bit cooler than Seattle - with highs of 70°F and lows of 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Honolulu.
Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Honolulu, Oahu — 2 nights

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): go for a walk through Diamond Head State Monument, tour the pleasant surroundings at Waikiki Beach, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve. On the 10th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Kailua Beach Park and then stroll through Lanikai Beach.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Honolulu day trip planning tool.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Olympic National Park to Honolulu takes 9.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time (HST) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Olympic National Park in July, you will find days in Honolulu are somewhat warmer (88°F), and nights are much hotter (75°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Lahaina.
Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Trails
Side Trip

Lahaina, Maui — 3 nights

Once the booming capital of the Hawaiian Kingdom, the tropical paradise of Lahaina still remains one of Maui's top vacation attractions, providing both culture and recreation.
Relax by the water at Wailea Beach and Makena Beach. Take a break from Lahaina with a short trip to Maluaka Beach in Wailea, about 52 minutes away. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at D.T. Fleming Park, stroll around Lahaina Banyan Court, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Kapalua Beach.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Lahaina online vacation planner.

You can fly from Honolulu to Lahaina in 2.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Lahaina can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. On the 13th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to San Francisco.
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife
Side Trips

San Francisco — 2 nights

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 14th (Thu), stroll around Golden Gate Park, examine the collection at Exploratorium, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge, then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Lombard Street.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco travel route planning tool.

Fly from Lahaina to San Francisco in 7 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Lahaina to San Francisco. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Lahaina in July, with highs in San Francisco at 73°F and lows at 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.
Parks · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Museums

Yosemite National Park — 4 nights

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, sightseeing, and trails. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, admire the sheer force of Chilnualna Falls, stroll through Lembert Dome, and hike along Mariposa Grove.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park journey builder tool.

Drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in July, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be slightly colder, around 46°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 83°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Grand Canyon National Park.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Grand Canyon National Park — 3 nights

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 20th (Wed), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at North Rim Visitor Center, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, trot along with a tour on horseback, and hike along Rim Trail.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park route maker site.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Grand Canyon National Park when traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, with lows around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Dennis.
Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Dennis — 2 nights

Dennis is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, located near the center of Cape Cod. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Marconi Beach and Cape Cod National Seashore. Explore Dennis' surroundings by going to Nauset Beach (in Orleans), Cape Cod Canal (in Buzzards Bay) and MacMillan Wharf (in Provincetown). There's more to do: kick back and relax at Coast Guard Beach and stroll through Nauset Light Beach.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Dennis tour planner.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Dennis by combination of bus and flight takes about 11.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Dennis is 2 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Dennis, with lows around 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to New York City.
Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature
Side Trips

New York City — 3 nights

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 sightseeing, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, take a stroll through Times Square, and get great views at Top of the Rock.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our New York City itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Dennis to New York City in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Dennis in July: high temperatures in New York City hover around 86°F and lows are around 72°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Washington DC.
Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods · Outdoors

Washington DC — 3 nights

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 sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, and get a sense of history and politics at White House.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Washington DC trip maker website.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Washington DC are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can catch the flight back home.
Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Historic Sites

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Beaches
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.