34 days in United States Itinerary

34 days in United States Itinerary

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34 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Nashville
Drive:  11​h 15​min
1
Washington DC
— 3 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
2
New York City
— 5 nights
Drive:  16​h 15​min
3
Saint Louis
— 2 nights
Drive:  15​h 15​min
4
Keystone
— 3 nights
Drive:  9​h 15​min
5
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  13​h 15​min
6
Seattle
— 3 nights
Drive:  14​h
7
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
8
Wawona
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
9
Anaheim
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
10
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  23​h 45​min
End: Nashville

3
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.
Let the collections at National Gallery of Art and National Portrait Gallery capture your imagination. Discover out-of-the-way places like The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and Smithsonian American Art Museum. The adventure continues: get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, see the interesting displays at The National Archives Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Capitol Hill, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Washington DC road trip site .

Nashville to Washington DC is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Nashville to Washington DC, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
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The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Ground Zero Museum Workshop and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Attractions like Central Park and American Museum of Natural History make great kid-friendly stops. Go for a jaunt from New York City to Oceanville to see Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge about 1h 55 min away. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, stroll around World Trade Center's Liberty Park, and get curious at Gulliver's Gate.

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Fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Washington DC in May, plan for slightly colder days in New York City, with highs around 69°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

2
nights
Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
On the 1st (Mon), see the interesting displays at Myseum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Sachs Butterfly House, then examine the collection at Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Saint Louis online tour planner .

Traveling by flight from New York City to Saint Louis takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in May, expect nights in Saint Louis to be about the same, around 57°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Keystone.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Museums Wildlife Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Sachs Butterfly House
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Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis ©
Myseum ©
Myseum
Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum ©

3
nights
Keystone

Keystone ©
Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
You've now added Mount Rushmore National Memorial to your itinerary. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mammoth Site of Hot Springs and Big Thunder Gold Mine. Attractions like Rushmore Tramway Adventures and The Museum @ Black Hills Institute make great kid-friendly stops. Explore Keystone's surroundings by going to Bicycle Sculpture (in Pringle) and Four Mile Old West Town (in Custer). And it doesn't end there: get great views at Breezy Point Picnic Area, learn about winemaking at Stone Faces Winery, and stop by Professor Samuel's Portrait Emporium.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Keystone trip maker tool .

You can fly from Saint Louis to Keystone in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Saint Louis to Keystone, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Saint Louis in June, things will get slightly colder in Keystone: highs are around 73°F and lows about 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Keystone

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Hill City, Bicycle Sculpture, Mammoth Site of Hot Springs, Four Mile Old West Town
Highlights from your plan
Mammoth Site of Hot Springs ©
Mammoth Site of Hot Springs
Rushmore Tramway Adventures ©
Rushmore Tramway Adventures
Big Thunder Gold Mine ©
Big Thunder Gold Mine

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Lehardy's Rapids and Fishing Charters & Tours. Get some historical perspective at Uncle Tom's Trail and Yellowstone Historic Center. When in Yellowstone National Park, make a side trip to see Horseback Riding Tours in West Yellowstone, approximately 1h 05 min away. There's lots more to do: admire all the interesting features of Grand Loop Road, look for all kinds of wild species at Firehole Canyon Drive, trek along Brink of the Lower Falls Trail, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary planner .

Do a combination of flight and car from Keystone to Yellowstone National Park in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Keystone in June; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 66°F and lows reach 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

West Yellowstone
Highlights from your plan
Firehole Canyon Drive ©
Firehole Canyon Drive
Grand Loop Road ©
Grand Loop Road
Uncle Tom's Trail ©
Uncle Tom's Trail

3
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Museum of Flight and Bloedel Reserve. Kids will enjoy Space Needle and Seattle Great Wheel. Go for a jaunt from Seattle to Olympia to see Hands On Children's Museum about 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: get a taste of the local shopping with Chihuly Garden and Glass, stroll the grounds of Bruce Lee Grave Site, take in the exciting artwork at Glasshouse Studio, and walk around Kerry Park.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Seattle journey planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Seattle, with highs around 74°F, while nights are much hotter with lows around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Wildlife Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Bloedel Reserve, Hands On Children's Museum
Highlights from your plan
Bloedel Reserve ©
Bloedel Reserve
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass

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nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island. Family-friendly places like Safari West and Cable Car Museum will thrill your kids. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Walt Disney Family Museum, explore the world behind art at Legion of Honor, visit a coastal fixture at Fort Point, and get curious at California Academy of Sciences.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our San Francisco trip builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Seattle to San Francisco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Wawona.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Safari West
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Safari West ©
Safari West

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Wawona

Wawona ©
Wawona is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Glacier Point and Vernal Fall. Your inner history buff will appreciate Pioneer Yosemite History Center and Wawona Hotel, National Historic Landmark. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Nature Center at Happy Isles, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, take some stellar pictures from Valley View, and take in the exciting artwork at Ansel Adams Gallery.

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Drive from San Francisco to Wawona in 4 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in June, you will find days in Wawona are warmer (95°F), and nights are about the same (60°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Anaheim.

Things to do in Wawona

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
Highlights from your plan
Pioneer Yosemite History Center ©
Pioneer Yosemite History Center
Nature Center at Happy Isles ©
Nature Center at Happy Isles
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area ©
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area

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Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Explore hidden gems such as Disney California Adventure Park and Bowers Museum of Cultural Art. Bring the kids along to Disneyland Park and The VOID. Step out of Anaheim with an excursion to Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel in Rancho Palos Verdes--about 52 minutes away. There's lots more to do: discover the magic at Downtown Disney, take in the exciting artwork at The Disney Gallery, and have some family-friendly fun at Flightdeck Flight Simulation Center.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Anaheim trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Wawona to Anaheim with the Route module. While traveling from Wawona, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Anaheim, ranging from highs of 82°F to lows of 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel, Bowers Museum of Cultural Art
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Downtown Disney ©
Downtown Disney

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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.
Get some historical perspective at Navajo Bridge and Grand Canyon Railway Depot. Step off the beaten path and head to Bright Angel Trail and Kolb Studio. There's lots more to do: get great views at Lipan Point, make a trip to Powell Point, take a memorable drive along East Rim Drive, and admire the striking features of Lookout Studio.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary builder website .

Getting from Anaheim to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Anaheim to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. Expect much colder evenings in Grand Canyon National Park when traveling from Anaheim in June, with lows around 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Kolb Studio ©
Kolb Studio
Yavapai Geology Museum ©
Yavapai Geology Museum

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