34 days in United States Itinerary

34 days in United States Itinerary

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New York City
— 3 nights
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Chicago
— 2 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
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Glacier National Park
— 1 night
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Seattle
— 1 night
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
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Gatlinburg
— 1 night
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Orlando
— 3 nights
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Washington DC
— 3 nights

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New York City

New York City ©

Big Apple

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, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, take a stroll through Times Square, and make a trip to Empire State Building.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City travel route planner.

Philadelphia to New York City is an approximately 2-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in July, and nighttime lows around 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in New York City

Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

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Chicago

Chicago ©

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Lincoln Park Zoo, stroll through Millennium Park, then admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, and finally admire the local landmark of Buckingham Fountain. On the 13th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, meet the residents at Shedd Aquarium, and then take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Chicago trip planner.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Chicago takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to Chicago. Traveling from New York City in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 67°F in Chicago. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Shedd Aquarium ©
Shedd Aquarium
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

4
nights
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

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 30 min away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser, explore the striking landscape of Mount Washburn, and identify plant and animal life at Lehardy's Rapids.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park sightseeing planner.

Fly from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, bus, and car. Traveling from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Chicago, expect a bit cooler days and colder nights in Yellowstone National Park, ranging from highs of 73°F to lows of 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©

Crown of the Continent

The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Fri): hike along Iceberg Lake Trail, stroll through Grinnell Glacier, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Virginia Falls.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Glacier National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Glacier National Park takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, with highs in Glacier National Park at 85°F and lows at 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Virginia Falls ©
Virginia Falls

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Seattle

Seattle ©

Emerald City

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.
On the 20th (Sat), contemplate the waterfront views at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, don't miss a visit to Space Needle, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Pike Place Market.

Before you visit Seattle, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by flight from Glacier National Park to Seattle takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Glacier National Park in July, plan for slightly colder days in Seattle, with highs around 79°F, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

4
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San Francisco

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and engage your brain at Exploratorium.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco online route builder.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to San Francisco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Seattle, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 73°F to lows of 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Tours · Childrens Museums · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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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, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, hike along Mariposa Grove, stroll through Panorama Trail, and take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Yosemite National Park vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 83°F, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to take a bus to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Anaheim (Disney California Adventure Park & Disneyland Park). There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Santa Monica Pier, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, and see the interesting displays at The Getty Center.

For ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles driving holiday planner.

Traveling by bus from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles takes 12 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Yosemite National Park in July since evenings lows in Los Angeles dip to 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
On the 1st (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally have fun at Paris Las Vegas. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at The Mob Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller, and then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Las Vegas trip maker site.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, expect nights in Las Vegas to be a bit warmer, around 81°F, while days are warmer, around 104°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
The Strip ©
The Strip

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Gatlinburg

The Gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): admire the sheer force of Ramsey Cascades and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Keep things going the next day: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company, identify plant and animal life at Roaring Fork, then view the masterpieces at Fowler's Clay Works, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount LeConte.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Gatlinburg trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Gatlinburg takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Gatlinburg is 3 hours. In August, Gatlinburg is a bit cooler than Las Vegas - with highs of 87°F and lows of 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork

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Orlando

Orlando ©

Theme Park Capital of the World

For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Pack the 6th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. There's much more to do: get in on the family fun at Universal Orlando Resort, have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Orlando, admire the masterpieces at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, and make an unforgettable trip to Walt Disney World Resort.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Orlando trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Gatlinburg to Orlando takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Orlando when traveling from Gatlinburg in August, with lows around 76°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Orlando

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort

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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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and get a sense of history and politics at White House.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Washington DC day trip app.

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Washington DC takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Orlando in August, with highs in Washington DC at 87°F and lows at 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can take a train back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
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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