35 days in United States Itinerary

35 days in United States Itinerary

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1
Chicago
— 1 night
2
Washington DC
— 3 nights
3
New York City
— 5 nights
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
5
Seattle
— 2 nights
6
Honolulu, Oahu
— 4 nights
7
San Francisco
— 2 nights
8
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
9
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
10
Las Vegas
— 3 nights

1
night
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 1st (Sat), admire the landmark architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio, thenwalk around Millennium Park, thenexplore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, and finally admire nature's wide array of creatures at Shedd Aquarium. Here are some ideas for day two: ponder the design of Buckingham Fountain, get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, thenadmire the striking features of Tribune Tower, and finally see where the action happens at Wrigley Field.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Chicago online tour planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Chicago. June in Chicago sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Shedd Aquarium ©
Shedd Aquarium

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore National Air and Space Museum and National Gallery of Art. Family-friendly places like Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and National Zoological Park will thrill your kids. Step out of Washington DC with an excursion to National Museum of the Marine Corps in Triangle--about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, don't miss a visit to John F. Kennedy Grave Site, see the interesting displays at The National Archives Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Washington DC day trip planning tool.

You can fly from Chicago to Washington DC in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Chicago to Washington DC, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chicago in June, Washington DC is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

National Museum of the Marine Corps, John F. Kennedy Grave Site
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Marine Corps ©
National Museum of the Marine Corps
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
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.
You'll explore and learn at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). Your cultural itinerary includes sights like 9/11 Memorial and Statue of Liberty National Monument. There's much more to do: walk around Central Park, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, wander the streets of Times Square, and contemplate the long history of Ellis Island.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read New York City road trip planning tool.

Traveling by train from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Washington DC in June, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in New York City: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in New York City

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

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Mammoth Hot Springs. Bring the kids along to Old Faithful and Hayden Valley. Take a break from Yellowstone National Park with a short trip to Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center in West Yellowstone, about 5h 15 min away. There's lots more to do: take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, take a memorable drive along Grand Loop Road, and explore and take pictures at Lamar Valley.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Yellowstone National Park trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from New York City to Yellowstone National Park by flight takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from New York City in June, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are slightly colder (°F), and nights are much colder (°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley

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.
On the 16th (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Alki Beach, thenbrowse the fresh offerings at Pike Place Market, thenexplore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Mon): shop like a local with Pioneer Square, thensee the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, and then see where the action happens at T-Mobile Park.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Seattle online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and shuttle. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, you will find days in Seattle are somewhat warmer (°F), and nights are warmer (°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

4
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.
Kids will enjoy Waikiki Beach and Sunset Beach Park. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Kailua Beach Park and Lanikai Beach. Go for a jaunt from Honolulu to Haleiwa to see Waimea Bay about 54 minutes away. There's still lots to do: stroll the grounds of USS Arizona Memorial, contemplate the long history of Battleship Missouri Memorial, appreciate the history behind King Kamehameha Statue, and contemplate the waterfront views at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Honolulu online trip builder.

Fly from Seattle to Honolulu in 8 hours. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Seattle to Honolulu due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Seattle in June, things will get a bit warmer in Honolulu: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Kailua
Highlights from your plan
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Alcatraz Island and Fisherman's Wharf. Museum-lovers will get to explore Exploratorium and Musee Mecanique. There's much more to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, examine the collection at Cable Car Museum, take a stroll through Chinatown, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Grace Cathedral.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco itinerary maker app.

Getting from Honolulu to San Francisco by flight takes about 8 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Honolulu to San Francisco is 2 hours. Traveling from Honolulu in June, things will get slightly colder in San Francisco: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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.
Visiting Glacier Point and Bridalveil Fall will get you outdoors. Kids will enjoy Vernal Fall and Sentinel Dome. The adventure continues: trek along Tuolumne Meadows, admire all the interesting features of Tioga Pass, and explore the striking landscape at El Capitan.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park online trip planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in June, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be a bit cooler, around °F, while days are a bit warmer, around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can take a bus to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

4
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.
Family-friendly places like Disneyland Park and The Getty Center will thrill your kids. You'll explore and learn at Griffith Observatory and The Nethercutt Collection. Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim, about 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles online trip maker.

Take a bus from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 12 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, Los Angeles is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow 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
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Fountains of Bellagio. The Mob Museum and The Neon Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Next up on the itinerary: shop like a local with The Strip, buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, and take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas route app.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, expect nights in Las Vegas to be somewhat warmer, around °F, while days are much warmer, around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Tours Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
The Strip ©
The Strip

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