34 days in United States Itinerary

34 days in United States Itinerary

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Train to London Gatwick, Fly to Boston, Ferry to Provincetown
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Provincetown
— 3 nights
Fly
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New York City
— 4 nights
Train
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Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly to Flagstaff, Bus to Maswik Lodge
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly
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Seattle
— 1 night
Ferry
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Olympic National Park
— 2 nights
Fly to Seattle/Boeing Field, Fly to Jackson
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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Fly to London Heathrow, Train to Bournemouth

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Provincetown

— 3 nights

Birthplace of American Liberty

A small resort town with a year-round population of just 3,000, Provincetown draws nearly 60,000 annual visitors with its scenic beaches, art colonies, galleries, theaters, and shops.
Relax by the water at Cape Cod National Seashore and Long Point. Get in touch with nature at Nauset Beach and Herring Cove Beach. Go for a jaunt from Provincetown to Eastham to see Coast Guard Beach about 34 minutes away. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Race Point Beach, stroll through Marconi Beach, and appreciate the history behind Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Provincetown trip itinerary builder website.

Bournemouth, UK to Provincetown is an approximately 14-hour combination of train, flight, and ferry. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Bournemouth to Provincetown due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Provincetown when traveling from Bournemouth in June, with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Provincetown

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

New York City

— 4 nights

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Times Square and American Museum of Natural History. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of 9/11 Memorial, don't miss a visit to Statue of Liberty National Monument, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, and get engrossed in the history at Ellis Island.

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

Fly from Provincetown to New York City in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry and train. In July, New York City is a bit warmer than Provincetown - with highs of 35°C and lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Washington DC

— 3 nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and then examine the collection at The National Archives Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, then learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and finally explore the world behind art at National Portrait Gallery.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Washington DC tour itinerary planner.

You can take a train from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites

Grand Canyon National Park

— 3 nights
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Step out of the city life by going to Bright Angel Trail and Bright Angel Point. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, hike along North Kaibab Trail, get outside with Bar 10 Ranch Activities, and take some stellar pictures from Pipe Creek Vista.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park online holiday planner.

Getting from Washington DC to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of flight and bus takes about 12 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Traveling from Washington DC to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Washington DC in July, plan for slightly colder days and much colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Los Angeles

— 3 nights

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Hollywood Forever Cemetery and Hollyhock House. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Getty Center and California Science Center. Next up on the itinerary: admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica State Beach, get engrossed in the history at Autry Museum of the American West, enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and admire the masterpieces at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles route maker.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, Los Angeles is a bit warmer at night with lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park

— 4 nights
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.
Get outdoors at Glacier Point and Sentinel Dome. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Taft Point, take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, trek along Lower Yosemite Fall Trail, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Nevada Falls Loop.

To see photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip planning site.

You can drive from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Expect cooler evenings in Yosemite National Park when traveling from Los Angeles in July, with lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

San Francisco

— 4 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Exploratorium and de Young Museum. Get some cultural insight at Alcatraz Island and Fisherman's Wharf. And it doesn't end there: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, see the interesting displays at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, stroll around Golden Gate Park, and take a stroll through The Castro.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco travel route builder website.

Drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, you will find days in San Francisco are slightly colder (26°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (16°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Seattle

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, get a taste of the local shopping with Pike Place Market, and then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Seattle vacation website.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Seattle takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in July, you will find days in Seattle are somewhat warmer (30°C), and nights are about the same (18°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to catch the ferry to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Olympic National Park

— 2 nights
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
On the 25th (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Rialto Beach and then kick back and relax at Ruby Beach. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Murhut Falls and then stroll through Hurricane Ridge.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Olympic National Park route planner.

Traveling by ferry from Seattle to Olympic National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Seattle in July: high temperatures in Olympic National Park hover around 24°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Scenic Drive

Yellowstone National Park

— 4 nights

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.
Get some historical perspective at Uncle Tom's Trail and S Rim Trail. Get in touch with nature at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Grand Prismatic Spring. There's lots more to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, take some stellar pictures from Lookout Point, hike along North Rim Trail, and identify plant and animal life at Grand Loop Road.

To see ratings and more tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Olympic National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 9.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, bus, shuttle, and car; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Olympic National Park to Yellowstone National Park is 1 hour. Traveling from Olympic National Park in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Yellowstone National Park, with lows of 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.