35 days in United States Itinerary

35 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States route planner

Make it your trip
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Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly
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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Fly to Reno, Bus to Yosemite National Park
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly
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Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
Fly
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Bus to Flagstaff Amtrak, Fly to Newark
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New York City
— 4 nights
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Seattle

— 2 nights

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.
On the 19th (Sun), enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then wander the streets of Pike Place Market, and finally look for gifts at Elliott Bay Book Company. On the next day, examine the collection at The Museum of Flight and then wander the streets of Pioneer Square.

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

Dammam, Saudi Arabia to Seattle is an approximately 22-hour flight. The time zone changes from Arabian Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -11 hour difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Dammam in April; daily highs in Seattle reach 19°C and lows reach 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Museums · Historic Sites

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.
Visiting Elephant Back Mountain and Natural Bridge Trail will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Old Gardiner Road, take in the natural beauty of Grand Geyser, get impressive views of Monument Geyser Basin, and explore the striking landscape at Beryl Spring.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Seattle in April, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are slightly colder (6°C), and nights are cooler (-9°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Elizabeth Lake and Cathedral Range. Do some cultural sightseeing at Yosemite Museum Gallery and Yosemite Valley Chapel. Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, explore the activities along Gaylor Lake, hike along May Lake Trailhead, and grab your bike and head to Yosemite Valley Biking.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park online attractions planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Yellowstone National Park to Yosemite National Park in 11.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, shuttle, and train. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in April, things will get somewhat warmer in Yosemite National Park: highs are around 17°C and lows about -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

San Francisco

— 3 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Alcatraz Island and City Lights Booksellers. Visit Golden Gate Bridge and Filbert Street Stairs for their historical value. There's much more to do: browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, get curious at Exploratorium, and don't miss a visit to Ghirardelli Square.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip builder website.

Drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect a bit warmer days and warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums

Honolulu, Oahu

— 3 nights

Big Pineapple

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Escape the urban bustle at Waikiki Beach and Kapiolani Regional Park. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Kailua Beach Park and Sunset Beach Park. Take a break from Honolulu with a short trip to Waimea Bay in Haleiwa, about 54 minutes away. It doesn't end there: explore the different monuments and memorials at USS Arizona Memorial.

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

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Honolulu takes 8 hours. Traveling from San Francisco to Honolulu, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In May, Honolulu is somewhat warmer than San Francisco - with highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

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.
Popular historic sites such as Santa Monica Pier and Annenberg Community Beach House are in your itinerary. Head to Santa Monica Farmers Market and The Grovefor plenty of shopping. Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Anaheim to see Disneyland Park about 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, buy something for everyone on your list at Two Rodeo Drive, kick back and relax at Will Rogers State Beach, and look for gifts at Amoeba Music.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip itinerary app.

You can fly from Honolulu to Los Angeles in 8 hours. Traveling from Honolulu to Los Angeles, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Honolulu in May, things will get little chillier in Los Angeles: highs are around 28°C and lows about 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping · Museums · Theme Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Las Vegas

— 2 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): look for gifts at Barneys New York, browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian Resort, then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and finally admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at The Mob Museum, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and then take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas tour itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in May, expect nights in Las Vegas to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 36°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping · Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Grand Canyon National Park

— 5 nights
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Get in touch with nature at Grand Canyon South Rim and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Tusayan Museum and Grand Canyon Railway Depot. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Bright Angel Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tonto Trail, stop by Canyon Village Marketplace, and take a memorable drive along East Rim Drive.

To find maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect slightly colder days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 23°C to lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours

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.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art and 9/11 Memorial are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Ellis Island and St. Paul's Chapel. Next up on the itinerary: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, and steep yourself in history at Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City journey planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to New York City in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to New York City. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be much hotter in New York City, with lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

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.