31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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31 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
New York City
— 6 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Chicago
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Minneapolis
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Grand Teton National Park
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
6
Keystone
— 6 nights
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: London

6
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Central Park and American Museum of Natural History. Step out of New York City to go to Bronx and see Bronx Zoo, which is approximately 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center, go for a walk through The High Line, and take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our New York City trip builder tool .

London, UK to New York City is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from London to New York City. Traveling from London in August, expect New York City to be a bit warmer, temps between 34°C and 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bronx Zoo
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Bronx Zoo ©
Bronx Zoo

5
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Family-friendly places like Museum of Science and Industry and Navy Pier will thrill your kids. Explore Chicago's surroundings by going to South Bend (Grotto of Our Lady Lourdes & Basilica of the Sacred Heart) and Whirlpool Compass Fountain (in Saint Joseph). Next up on the itinerary: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Shedd Aquarium, steep yourself in history at Ernest Hemingway Birthplace, walk around Millennium Park, and learn more about the world around you at Field Museum.

For reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Chicago tour builder .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to Chicago takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. In August, daytime highs in Chicago are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Minneapolis.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Parks

Side Trips

Oak Park, South Bend, Whirlpool Compass Fountain
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Lincoln Park Zoo ©
Lincoln Park Zoo
Shedd Aquarium ©
Shedd Aquarium

3
nights
Minneapolis

Minneapolis ©
Located on both banks of the Mississippi River, Minneapolis salutes the state's love of the outdoors with numerous lakes, wetlands, creeks, and waterfalls--many connected to one another by a national scenic byway great for sightseeing.
Attractions like Square Lake Park and FlyOver America make great kid-friendly stops. Explore Minneapolis' surroundings by going to Clemens Gardens (in Saint Cloud), Baker Park Reserve (in Maple Plain) and Extreme Sandbox (in Hastings). There's much more to do: get your game on at The Escape Game, have fun at CHS Field, and take in the views from Wabasha Street Bridge.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Minneapolis vacation planner.

You can fly from Chicago to Minneapolis in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, bus, and flight; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Parks Fun & Games Beaches

Side Trips

Saint Paul, Game Show Battle Rooms, Extreme Sandbox, Clemens Gardens, Square Lake Park
Highlights from your plan
Clemens Gardens ©
Clemens Gardens
Baker Park Reserve ©
Baker Park Reserve
FlyOver America ©
FlyOver America

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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, trails, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Mammoth Hot Springs, explore the striking landscape of Yellowstone National Park, and look for all kinds of wild species at Mount Washburn.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park tour itinerary app .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Minneapolis to Yellowstone National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Minneapolis to Yellowstone National Park. While traveling from Minneapolis, expect a bit cooler days and colder nights in Yellowstone National Park, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can go by car to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley

4
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.
Grand Teton National Park is known for wildlife, scenic drive, nature, trails, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grand Teton, admire all the interesting features of 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, make a trip to Schwabacher Landing, and trek along Taggart Lake.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Grand Teton National Park route maker .

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park takes 1.5 hours. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Grand Teton National Park, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Keystone.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail
Taggart Lake ©
Taggart Lake

6
nights
Keystone

Keystone ©
Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Attractions like Rushmore Tramway Adventures and Rush Mountain Adventure Park make great kid-friendly stops. Get out of town with these interesting Keystone side-trips: Custer (Black Hills National Forest, Needles Eye Tunnel, & more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape of Mount Rushmore National Memorial, take a memorable drive along Needles Highway, go deep underground at Big Thunder Gold Mine, and get a new perspective on nature at The Museum @ Black Hills Institute.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Keystone day trip planner.

Getting from Grand Teton National Park to Keystone by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, shuttle, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Keystone, with lows of 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Keystone

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Custer, South Dakota, The Museum @ Black Hills Institute
Highlights from your plan
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Rushmore Tramway Adventures ©
Rushmore Tramway Adventures
Rush Mountain Adventure Park ©
Rush Mountain Adventure Park

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