32 days in United States Itinerary

32 days in United States Itinerary

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32 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Portland
+2
Fly + bus + taxi:  8​h
1
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h
3
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
New York City
— 5 nights
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  8​h 45​min
5
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  10​h 30​min
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
8
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
9
Portland
— 2 nights
End: Portland

3
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, scenic drive, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, trek along Lembert Dome, don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, and admire the masterpieces at Yosemite Museum Gallery.

To find reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip planner .

Portland to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight, bus, and taxi. You can also drive. Traveling from Portland in October, Yosemite National Park is much colder at night with lows of 28°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Taft Point ©
Taft Point

4
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: contemplate the long history of Alcatraz Island, catch a ride on Cable Cars, don't miss a visit to Ferry Building Marketplace, and engage your brain at Exploratorium.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read San Francisco tour site .

Drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in October, expect nights in San Francisco to be warmer, around 56°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

2
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, zoos & aquariums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, get a sense of history and politics at The Pentagon, see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Washington DC online trip planner .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Washington DC takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and subway; or drive. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from San Francisco to Washington DC due to the time zone difference. In October, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

#Museums, #Nature, #Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Vietnam Veterans Memorial ©
Vietnam Veterans Memorial

5
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: explore and take pictures at Central Park, take some stellar pictures from Top of the Rock, go for a walk through The High Line, and pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument.

To find more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the New York City trip planner .

Fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In October, daytime highs in New York City are 70°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in New York City

#Museums, #Parks, #Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

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.
On the 27th (Sat), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Washburn. Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin, explore and take pictures at Yellowstone Institute, and contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park trip planner .

Getting from New York City to Yellowstone National Park by combination of bus, flight, and car takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from New York City in October: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 47°F and lows are around 25°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Grand Canyon 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
Yellowstone Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake

3
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.
On the 31st (Wed), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Lookout Studio, hike along Rim Trail, and stroll through North Kaibab Trail.

To find reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park online trip maker .

Traveling by combination of car, flight, and bus from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Canyon National Park takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October, expect Grand Canyon National Park to be a bit warmer, temps between 66°F and 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

4
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.
Take a break from Las Vegas with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City, about 50 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy some music at Bellagio Fountains, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, and try your luck at New York New York Casino.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas road trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in November, plan for a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 68°F by day to 47°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Parks, #Casinos, #Fun & Games

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
Hoover Dam ©
Hoover Dam

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, then wander the streets of Pike Place Market, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle. On the next day, view the masterpieces at Glasshouse Studio, then take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, then meet the residents at Seattle Aquarium, and finally admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Seattle online attractions planner .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Seattle takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in November, with highs in Seattle at 53°F and lows at 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Seattle

#Museums, #Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

2
nights
Portland

Portland ©
A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Pittock Mansion, admire the natural beauty at Hoyt Arboretum, stop by Powell's City of Books, then stroll through Tom McCall Waterfront Park, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Lan Su Chinese Garden. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, then admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area.

For reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Portland route builder website .

Getting from Seattle to Portland by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In November in Portland, expect temperatures between 53°F during the day and 42°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
Highlights from your plan
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden

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