35 days in United States Itinerary

35 days in United States Itinerary

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35 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Quito
Fly:  11​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  12​h 45​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
5
Honolulu, Oahu
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 45​min
6
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
7
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 45​min
8
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
9
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
10
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: Quito

3
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, nightlife, shopping, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, and admire all the interesting features of AT&T Park.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco route planner .

Quito, Ecuador to San Francisco is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Quito to San Francisco. Traveling from Quito in May, plan for slightly colder nights in San Francisco, with lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Walking 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, parks, scenic drive, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village, trek along May Lake Trailhead, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Hoffmann.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park holiday planner .

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in May, plan for slightly colder nights in Yosemite National Park, with lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias ©
Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias

3
nights
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.
On the 13th (Mon), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Grandview Point, stroll through South Kaibab Trail, and hike along Rim Trail.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. In May, daytime highs in Grand Canyon National Park are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

4
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City (about 50 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Bellagio Fountains, examine the collection at The Neon Museum, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip maker website .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, expect nights in Las Vegas to be much warmer, around 20°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 36°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): explore the activities along Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Diamond Head State Monument, and then stroll the grounds of USS Arizona Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Manoa Falls and then kick back and relax at Waikiki Beach.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Honolulu trip planner.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Honolulu in 9 hours. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Hawaii Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in May, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Honolulu, with lows around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach

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.
On the 22nd (Wed), get a taste of the local shopping with Glasshouse Studio, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seattle Aquarium, take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, then explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Pike Place Market.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Seattle route maker tool .

Traveling by flight from Honolulu to Seattle takes 8 hours. The time zone difference moving from Hawaii Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is 2 hours. Traveling from Honolulu in May, expect Seattle to be little chillier, temps between 23°C and 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

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

2
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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, trails, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake, explore the striking landscape of Lake Butte Overlook, and look for all kinds of wild species at Hayden Valley.

To find reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park itinerary planner .

Do a combination of flight and car from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park. While traveling from Seattle, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Yellowstone National Park, ranging from highs of 13°C to lows of -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Yellowstone Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley

2
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Shedd Aquarium, and get your game on at Fox in a Box Chicago.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Chicago online journey planner .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Chicago takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Chicago, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in May, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Chicago: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Fox in a Box Chicago ©
Fox in a Box Chicago
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, explore the activities along Tidal Basin, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Washington DC day trip app .

Fly from Chicago to Washington DC in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Chicago in May, Washington DC is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin

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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock, admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read New York City trip planning app .

You can fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in June, expect nights in New York City to be about the same, around 21°C, while days are little chillier, around 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks 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

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