31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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31 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Fly:  5 h 30 min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  4 h 15 min
3
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h
4
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  10 h 30 min
6
New Orleans
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  6 h
7
New York City
— 3 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Drive:  9 h
8
Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  8 h 30 min
End: Vancouver

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Alcatraz Island and Fisherman's Wharf. Your inner history buff will appreciate Golden Gate Bridge and SS Jeremiah O'Brien. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of SoMa, shop like a local with Union Square, appreciate the extensive heritage of Filbert Street Stairs, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grace Cathedral.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read San Francisco trip maker site .

Vancouver, Canada to San Francisco is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Vancouver in November: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 20°C and lows are around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
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.
Visiting Cathedral Beach Picnic Area and Glacier Point will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape of Elizabeth Lake, trek along Mariposa Grove, tour the pleasant surroundings at May Lake Trailhead, and cruise along Tioga Pass.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park journey planner.

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. When traveling from San Francisco in November, plan for a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 14°C by day to -8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area ©
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Elizabeth Lake ©
Elizabeth Lake

4
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.
Get in touch with nature at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Will Rogers State Beach. Your inner history buff will appreciate El Pueblo de Los Angeles and Santa Monica Pier. Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim, about 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Royal Palms State Beach, immerse yourself in nature at Santa Monica State Beach, have fun at California Science Center, and take a stroll through Abbot Kinney Boulevard.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles day trip planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Yosemite National Park in November, with highs in Los Angeles at 28°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): try your luck at Casino at the Venetian, then try to win big at New York New York Casino, and then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. On the next day, wander the streets of The Strip, ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and then try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas sightseeing planner.

Getting from Los Angeles to Las Vegas by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. In November, Las Vegas is a bit cooler than Los Angeles - with highs of 23°C and lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Grand Canyon South Rim and Bright Angel Trail. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Rim Trail, hike along North Kaibab Trail, take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, and admire the landmark architecture of Grand Canyon Railway Depot.

To see reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park road trip tool .

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in November, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are a bit cooler (14°C), and nights are colder (-6°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

1
night
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral and then appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at The National WWII Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District, and then get to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read New Orleans trip planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to New Orleans in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to New Orleans is 1 hour. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 16°C to lows of 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

3
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.
Get some historical perspective at 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Get a sense of the local culture at Times Square and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. There's lots more to do: go for a walk through Central Park, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, steep yourself in history at Ellis Island, and take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read New York City trip tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from New Orleans to New York City takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from New Orleans to New York City, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Orleans in December, expect nights in New York City to be colder, around 2°C, while days are little chillier, around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

6
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.
Get outdoors at Mount Washburn and Grand Teton. And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the dramatic natural features at Lower Geyser Basin, look for all kinds of wild species at Lehardy's Rapids, and take a memorable drive along Lamar Valley.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park sightseeing planner .

Do a combination of bus, flight, and car from New York City to Yellowstone National Park in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Yellowstone National Park. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from New York City in December: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around -5°C and lows are around -19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

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