34 days in United States Itinerary

34 days in United States Itinerary

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34 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Patong, Phuket
bus + Fly:  27​h
1
Provincetown
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  10​h 30​min
4
Olympic National Park
— 2 nights
bus + ferry:  4​h 15​min
5
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h 15​min
6
Glacier National Park
— 2 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + Drive:  7​h 45​min
7
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h 45​min
8
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
9
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
10
Honolulu, Oahu
— 5 nights
Fly + bus:  24​h
End: Patong, Phuket

3
nights
Provincetown

Provincetown ©
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.
Get in touch with nature at Cape Cod National Seashore and Long Point. Let the collections at Heritage Museums & Gardens and Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum capture your imagination. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Provincetown: Shining Sea Bikeway (in Falmouth), Nauset Beach (in Orleans) and Cape Cod Canal (in Buzzards Bay). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Marconi Beach, take an in-depth tour of Chatham Marconi Maritime Center, and enjoy the sand and surf at Herring Cove Beach.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Provincetown online route planner .

Patong, Thailand to Provincetown is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time (ICT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 12 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Patong in July, with highs in Provincetown at 30°C and lows at 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Provincetown

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Eastham, Shining Sea Bikeway, Cape Cod Canal, Corn Hill Beach, Chatham Marconi Maritime Center
Highlights from your plan
Chatham Marconi Maritime Center ©
Chatham Marconi Maritime Center
Cape Cod National Seashore ©
Cape Cod National Seashore
Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like 9/11 Memorial and Times Square. Ellis Island and St. Patrick's Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. There's still lots to do: go for a walk through Central Park, get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the New York City trip maker site .

You can fly from Provincetown to New York City in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of ferry and train. Traveling from Provincetown in July, expect New York City to be somewhat warmer, temps between 35°C and 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

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.
Popular historic sites such as Washington National Cathedral and The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier are in your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at National Air and Space Museum and The National Archives Museum. Change things up with a short trip to National Museum of the Marine Corps in Triangle (about 56 minutes away). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Washington DC online driving holiday planner .

Fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Arlington, National Museum of the Marine Corps
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Marine Corps ©
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

2
nights
Olympic National Park

Olympic National Park ©
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): hike along Second Beach Trail, then cruise along Hurricane Ridge, and then stroll through Sol Duc Falls. On the 2nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Rialto Beach and then kick back and relax at Ruby Beach.

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Getting from Washington DC to Olympic National Park by combination of flight and bus takes about 10.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of subway, bus, and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from Washington DC in July, you will find days in Olympic National Park are slightly colder (24°C), and nights are colder (13°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Ruby Beach ©
Ruby Beach
Rialto Beach ©
Rialto Beach
Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge

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 3rd (Sat): kick back and relax at Alki Beach, explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum, take a stroll through Pike Place Market, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle. Keep things going the next day: take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, view the masterpieces at Glasshouse Studio, then see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Seahurst Beach Park.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Seattle travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Olympic National Park to Seattle by combination of bus and ferry takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Olympic National Park in August; daily highs in Seattle reach 31°C and lows reach 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Seahurst Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

2
nights
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 5th (Mon): hike along Iceberg Lake Trail and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Grinnell Glacier, hike along Highline Trail, then take in the dramatic scenery at Virginia Falls, and finally cruise along Going-to-the-Sun Road.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Glacier National Park trip itinerary site .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Seattle to Glacier National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Seattle in August since evenings lows in Glacier National Park dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Old Faithful and Upper Geyser Basin. And it doesn't end there: take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, look for all kinds of wild species at Lamar Valley, explore and take pictures at Firehole Canyon Drive, and take in the dramatic scenery at Mystic Falls Trail.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park trip builder .

Traveling by combination of taxi, flight, and car from Glacier National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Glacier National Park in August, expect Yellowstone National Park to be a bit cooler, temps between 24°C and 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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.
Get outdoors at Glacier Point and Mariposa Grove. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass, explore the striking landscape at Lembert Dome, and hike along Nevada Falls Loop.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary builder site .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Yosemite National Park in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are somewhat warmer (32°C), and nights are about the same (7°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 15th (Thu), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Twin Peaks, then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, then go for a walk through Fisherman's Wharf, and finally head off the coast to Alcatraz Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, engage your brain at Exploratorium, and then wander the streets of SoMa.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read San Francisco trip builder .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, expect nights in San Francisco to be a bit warmer, around 17°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

5
nights
Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Museum-lovers will appreciate USS Arizona Memorial and Iolani Palace. Do some cultural sightseeing at Battleship Missouri Memorial and USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Honolulu: Kailua (Kailua Beach Park & Lanikai Beach), Pupukea (Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument & Ehukai Beach Park) and Haleiwa (Waimea Bay, Sunset Beach Park, & more). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Waikiki Beach, stroll through Turtle Bay Beach, stroll around Kapiolani Regional Park, and take in the dramatic scenery at Manoa Falls.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Honolulu visit planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Honolulu takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Hawaii Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in August, with highs in Honolulu at 36°C and lows at 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Pupukea, Kailua, Swim with Dolphins, Turtle Bay Beach
Highlights from your plan
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Sunset Beach Park ©
Sunset Beach Park

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