34 days in United States Itinerary

34 days in United States Itinerary

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34 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
train:  1​h 45​min
1
New York City
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + taxi:  7​h 45​min
4
Glacier National Park
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
7
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
8
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
9
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  6​h 45​min
10
Gatlinburg
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  4​h 30​min
11
Orlando
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
12
Washington DC
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
End: Philadelphia

3
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, make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument, admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a New York City trip simple and quick.

Philadelphia to New York City is an approximately 2-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. July in New York City sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 72°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums 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

2
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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 12th (Fri), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Lincoln Park Zoo, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Millennium Park, then explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, and finally admire the local landmark of Buckingham Fountain. Keep things going the next day: get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Shedd Aquarium, and then take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Chicago trip itinerary builder .

Getting from New York City to Chicago by combination of bus and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City to Chicago, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in July, Chicago is slightly colder at night with lows of 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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 ©
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 to go to Grand Teton National Park and see Grand Teton, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, tour the pleasant surroundings at Brink of the Lower Falls Trail, and explore and take pictures at Artist Point.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park travel itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Chicago in July, expect nights in Yellowstone National Park to be colder, around 39°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

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

1
night
Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
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): walk around Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park. On your second day here, hike along Iceberg Lake Trail, then take in the dramatic natural features at Grinnell Glacier, and then admire the sheer force of Virginia Falls.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Glacier National Park trip itinerary site .

You can do a combination of car, flight, and taxi from Yellowstone National Park to Glacier National Park in 8 hours. Another option is to drive. In July, Glacier National Park is a bit warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 85°F and lows of 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 Trails
Highlights from your plan
Virginia Falls ©
Virginia Falls
Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail

1
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 20th (Sat): take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, then enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally take a stroll through Pike Place Market.

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Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Glacier National Park to Seattle takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Glacier National Park to Seattle. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Glacier National Park in July: highs in Seattle hover around 79°F, while lows dip to 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

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

4
nights
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: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, engage your brain at Exploratorium, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

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Getting from Seattle to San Francisco by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. When traveling from Seattle in July, plan for a bit cooler days in San Francisco, with highs around 73°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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, scenic drive, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, make a trip to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias, stroll through Tuolumne Meadows, and trek along Panorama Trail.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip planning app .

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in July, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be a bit cooler, around 46°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 83°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disney California Adventure Park & Disneyland Park). There's still lots to do: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Los Angeles day trip planner.

Do a combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Los Angeles when traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, with lows around 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

2
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.
On the 1st (Thu), take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio, and finally try to win big at Paris Las Vegas. On your second day here, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, take in panoramic vistas at High Roller, and then get to know the fascinating history of The Strip.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas online trip itinerary builder .

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, you will find days in Las Vegas are much warmer (104°F), and nights are somewhat warmer (81°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

1
night
Gatlinburg

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 get interesting insight from Tours. Keep things going the next day: sample the fine beverages at Sugarlands Distilling Company, look for all kinds of wild species at Roaring Fork, then take in the exciting artwork at Fowler's Clay Works, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount LeConte.

For where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Gatlinburg sightseeing planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Las Vegas to Gatlinburg takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Gatlinburg is 3 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Las Vegas in August: high temperatures in Gatlinburg hover around 87°F and lows are around 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork

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nights
Orlando

Orlando ©
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.
Step out of Orlando with an excursion to The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror in Anaheim--about 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: get in on the family fun at Universal's Islands of Adventure, make an unforgettable trip to Walt Disney World Resort, test your team's savvy at The Escape Game Orlando, and admire the masterpieces at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Orlando online trip builder .

Getting from Gatlinburg to Orlando by combination of taxi and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Gatlinburg in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Orlando, with lows of 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Fun & Games Museums

Side Trip

Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
Highlights from your plan
Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World 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, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art.

To find where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Washington DC road trip planner.

You can fly from Orlando to Washington DC in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Orlando in August, expect Washington DC to be slightly colder, temps between 87°F and 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can catch the train back home.

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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