35 days in United States Itinerary

35 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Willemstad, Curacao
Fly:  18 h 15 min
1
Aspen
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
Grand Teton National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Taxi:  7 h 45 min
4
Glacier National Park
— 3 nights
+4
Taxi + Fly + Tram + Foot + Fly:  6 h 45 min
5
Olympic National Park
— 2 nights
Bus + Ferry:  4 h 15 min
6
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 15 min
7
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h
8
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Bus:  7 h 45 min
9
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
10
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  11 h 30 min
11
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h 45 min
12
New York City
— 3 nights
+2
Subway + Train + Fly:  8 h 30 min
End: Willemstad, Curacao

1
night
Aspen

Aspen ©
Known as a ski resort town, Aspen's history goes back to its roots as a silver-mining village tucked away in an isolated valley of the Rocky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): take a memorable drive along Independence Pass and then trek along Rio Grande Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Maroon Lake Scenic Trail, identify plant and animal life at Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness Area, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maroon Bells.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Aspen tour site.

Willemstad, Curacao to Aspen is an approximately 18.5- hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Atlantic Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 3 hours. When traveling from Willemstad in June, plan for slightly colder days and cooler nights in Aspen: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Aspen

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness Area
Highlights from your plan
Maroon Bells ©
Maroon Bells
Independence Pass ©
Independence Pass
Maroon Lake Scenic Trail ©
Maroon Lake Scenic Trail

3
nights
Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©
The peaks of Grand Teton National Park aren't the highest in the world, but they sit atop what might be nature's archetypes for mountains.
Get in touch with nature at Grand Teton and 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive. The adventure continues: stroll through Cascade Canyon Trail, trek along Menor's Ferry Historical Trail, contemplate the waterfront views at String Lake, and admire the sheer force of Hidden Falls.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Teton National Park travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Aspen to Grand Teton National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Aspen in June: highs in Grand Teton National Park hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Amphitheater Lake ©
Amphitheater Lake
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail

5
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 Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Old Faithful. Next up on the itinerary: take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lone Star Geyser, trek along Artist Point, and explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin.

Plan a Yellowstone National Park trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 1.5 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Grand Teton National Park in June: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 22°C and lows are around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Lower Geyser Basin ©
Lower Geyser Basin
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

3
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park and Virginia Falls. There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Swiftcurrent Falls, take in the dramatic natural features at Grinnell Glacier, admire the sheer force of Baring Falls, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Piegan Pass.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Glacier National Park vacation tool.

Do a combination of car, flight, and taxi from Yellowstone National Park to Glacier National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, shuttle, bus, and train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June: high temperatures in Glacier National Park hover around 28°C and lows are around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park ©
Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail

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.
On the 1st (Wed), take a peaceful walk through Olympic National Park, hike along Kalaloch Beach Trail 4, then identify plant and animal life at Deer Park, then hike along Murhut Falls, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lena Lakes. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: cruise along Olympic Peninsula Loop Drive, then hike along Second Beach Trail, then trek along High Divide, and finally stroll through Sol Duc Falls.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Olympic National Park trip maker site.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Glacier National Park to Olympic National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Glacier National Park to Olympic National Park is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Glacier National Park in June, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Olympic National Park: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Olympic National Park ©
Olympic National Park
Sol Duc Falls ©
Sol Duc Falls
High Divide ©
High Divide

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 3rd (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Alki Beach, examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, then take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally take a stroll through Pike Place Market.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Seattle online trip maker.

Traveling by combination of bus and ferry from Olympic National Park to Seattle takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Olympic National Park in July, with highs in Seattle at 30°C and lows at 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

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

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): hunt for treasures at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, look for gifts at Red Blossom Tea Company, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, then steep yourself in history at Alcatraz Island, and finally don't miss a visit to Ghirardelli Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, take a stroll through Union Square, then take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and finally hike along The Coastal Trail.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco trip planner.

Getting from Seattle to San Francisco by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Seattle in July, you will find days in San Francisco are slightly colder (26°C), and nights are about the same (16°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace
Union Square ©
Union Square

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.
Get in touch with nature at Glacier Point and Tuolumne Meadows. The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, stroll through Lower Yosemite Fall Trail, trek along Panorama Trail, and take in the dramatic natural features at Taft Point.

To find traveler tips and other tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 33°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can catch the bus to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Nevada Falls Loop ©
Nevada Falls Loop
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

2
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.
On the 10th (Fri), explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, buy something for everyone on your list at The Forum Shops at Caesars, and then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at The Mob Museum, get your game on at Axehole Vegas, buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, look for gifts at Barneys New York, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas road trip planner.

Traveling by bus from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas takes 17.5 hours. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Yosemite National Park in July; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 47°C and lows reach 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

4
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.
Visiting Grand Canyon South Rim and Cape Royal will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: hike along North Kaibab Trail, stroll through South Kaibab Trail, take a memorable drive along Point Imperial Drive, and admire all the interesting features of East Rim Drive.

For maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park journey planner.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in July, with highs in Grand Canyon National Park at 34°C and lows at 13°C. You will leave for Great Smoky Mountains National Park on the 15th (Wed).

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

3
nights
Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Great Smoky Mountains National Park ©
Great Smoky Mountains National Park contains some of the highest mountains east of the Mississippi River, but it's the ease of access that makes this national park the United States' most visited.
Get in touch with nature at Chimneys Picnic Area and Chimney Tops Trail. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Roaring Fork, tour the pleasant surroundings at Grotto Falls Parking, hike along Alum Cave Trail, and take in the dramatic scenery at Ramsey Cascades.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Great Smoky Mountains National Park trip planner.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Great Smoky Mountains National Park by combination of bus and flight takes about 11.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 24°C in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Chimneys Picnic Area ©
Chimneys Picnic Area
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork

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.
For shopping fun, head to Fifth Avenue or West Village. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, examine the collection at New York Public Library, stop by Josefinas, and make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read New York City road trip website.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to New York City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and train. July in New York City sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©
Statue of Liberty National Monument

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