34 days in United States Itinerary

34 days in United States Itinerary

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34 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Trujillo
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  10​h 15​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  9​h
5
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
7
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
8
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  9​h
9
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Trujillo

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 parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, ponder the world of politics at Library of Congress, and appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Washington DC day trip planning app .

Trujillo, Peru to Washington DC is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and subway. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Trujillo in August; daily highs in Washington DC reach 36°C and lows reach 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

3
nights
Chicago

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: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, admire the landmark architecture of Reliance Building, meet the residents at Shedd Aquarium, and explore and take pictures at Wrigley Field.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Chicago trip planner .

You can fly from Washington DC to Chicago in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Washington DC to Chicago due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in August, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Wrigley Field ©
Wrigley Field
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

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 13th (Tue), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Powell Point, trek along North Kaibab Trail, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park vacation planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Chicago to Grand Canyon National Park in 10.5 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 Chicago to Grand Canyon National Park. Traveling from Chicago in August, expect slightly colder with lows of 11°C in Grand Canyon National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can 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

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.
Go for a jaunt from Las Vegas to Boulder City to see Hoover Dam about 50 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Bellagio Fountains, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, and push the limits with an extreme tour.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip planner .

You can 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. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, Las Vegas is much warmer than Grand Canyon National Park - with highs of 45°C and lows of 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

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

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.
Spend the 23rd (Fri) exploring nature at Bridalveil Fall. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, and hike along Panorama Trail.

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

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Yosemite National Park takes 9 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in August; daily highs in Yosemite National Park reach 32°C and lows reach 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) 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
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Dedicate the 27th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, admire all the interesting features of AT&T Park, take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco online attractions planner .

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, plan for a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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 28th (Wed): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seattle Aquarium, enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then make a trip to Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and finally pause for some photo ops at Fremont Troll. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, then admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum, and then wander the streets of Pike Place Market.

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

You can fly from San Francisco to Seattle in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in August, expect nights in Seattle to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Parks Shopping
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.
Spend the 31st (Sat) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. The adventure continues: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, trek along Artist Point, take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin, and get great views at Observation Point Trail.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Yellowstone National Park trip simple and quick.

Do a combination of flight and car from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Seattle in August, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are little chillier (24°C), and nights are cooler (3°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

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: go for a walk through Central Park, admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, browse the exhibits of 9/11 Memorial, and wander the streets of Times Square.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City trip planner .

Do a combination of car, flight, and bus from Yellowstone National Park to New York City in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park to New York City, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, expect nights in New York City to be much warmer, around 22°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 31°C. On the 8th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading 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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