31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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31 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Ljubljana
Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  14​h
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Grand Teton National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
5
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 5 nights
Fly + Bus:  4​h 45​min
6
New York City
— 6 nights
Bus + Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Ljubljana

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Fort Funston National Park and China Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Alcatraz Island and Baker Beach. There's lots more to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Twin Peaks, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, and stroll through Golden Gate Park.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco attractions planner.

Ljubljana, Slovenia to San Francisco is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 9 hours. Traveling from Ljubljana in July, you will find days in San Francisco are little chillier (26°C), and nights are about the same (16°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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.
Get outdoors at Glacier Point and Sentinel Dome. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Tuolumne Meadows, make a trip to Olmsted Point, take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass, and take in the dramatic natural features at Lembert Dome.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park journey planning website .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 32°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail

5
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 in touch with nature at Mount Washburn and Grand Prismatic Spring. Family-friendly places like Lamar Valley and Firehole Canyon Drive will thrill your kids. There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Yellowstone Lake, tour the pleasant surroundings at Artist Point, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, and get to know the fascinating history of Uncle Tom's Trail.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary planning site .

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park by combination of taxi, bus, and flight takes about 14 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, expect Yellowstone National Park to be little chillier, temps between 26°C and 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) 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 Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grand Teton.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Grand Teton National Park trip planner.

Drive from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Nature Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

5
nights
Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Great Smoky Mountains National Park contains some of the highest mountains east of the Mississippi River, but it's the ease of access that makes this national park the United States' most visited.
Get outdoors at Roaring Fork and Mount LeConte. Attractions like River Rafting & Tubing and Laurel Falls make great kid-friendly stops. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Chimney Tops, sample the fine beverages at Sugarlands Distilling Company, trek along Alum Cave Trail, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Chimneys Picnic Area.

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Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Teton National Park to Great Smoky Mountains National Park takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Grand Teton National Park to Great Smoky Mountains National Park due to the time zone difference. In August, daytime highs in Great Smoky Mountains National Park are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. On the 8th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Sugarlands Distilling Company, River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Ponquogue Beach and Gateway National Recreation. Your inner history buff will appreciate 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Get out of town with these interesting New York City side-trips: Bronx Zoo (in Bronx) and Jenkinson's Boardwalk (in Point Pleasant Beach). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Central Park, explore the galleries of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Chapel.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read New York City sightseeing planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to New York City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a bus. August in New York City sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ponquogue Beach, Gateway National Recreation, Bronx Zoo, Jenkinson's Boardwalk
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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