32 days in Continental USA Itinerary

32 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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32 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  25​h
1
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
6
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
7
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
8
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
9
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: Bengaluru

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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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium, then shop like a local with Pike Place Market, then take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, and finally shop like a local with Chihuly Garden and Glass. On your second day here, explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum, then examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, and then admire all the interesting features of Safeco Field.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Seattle itinerary site .

Bengaluru, India to Seattle is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 13 hours traveling from Bengaluru to Seattle. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Bengaluru in August; daily highs in Seattle reach 31°C and lows reach 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

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

3
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.
Step out of Yellowstone National Park with an excursion to Grand Teton in Grand Teton National Park--about 1h 25 min away. Spend the 6th (Tue) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, identify plant and animal life at Hayden Valley, take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser, and take in the dramatic natural features at Gibbon Falls.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park trip app .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. When traveling from Seattle in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Yellowstone National Park, with highs around 24°C, while nights are colder with lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley

3
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, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and head off the coast to Alcatraz Island.

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Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be much hotter in San Francisco, with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

4
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: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, hike along Four Mile Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, and get great views at Tunnel View.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park holiday planning site .

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 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 August, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be little chillier, around 7°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

3
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.
Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim, about 36 minutes away. Pack the 17th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, don't miss a visit to Santa Monica Pier, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and partake in some friendly competition at Fantastic Race.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles day trip planning site .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect much hotter evenings in Los Angeles when traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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.
When in Las Vegas, make a side trip to see Hoover Dam in Boulder City, approximately 50 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, wander the streets of The Strip, and try your luck at Casino at the Venetian.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip tool .

Fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Los Angeles in August: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 45°C and lows are around 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

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

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nights
Chicago

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Shedd Aquarium.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Chicago trip itinerary maker app .

You can fly from Las Vegas to Chicago in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Las Vegas to Chicago due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in August, things will get a bit cooler in Chicago: highs are around 33°C and lows about 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Wrigley Field ©
Wrigley Field

3
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, parks, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, ponder the world of politics at White House, and get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Washington DC trip itinerary builder tool .

You can fly from Chicago to Washington DC in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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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: walk around Central Park, don't miss a visit to Statue of Liberty National Monument, admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center, and wander the streets of Times Square.

To see ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the New York City online tour planner .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August, daytime highs in New York City are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks 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

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