36 days in United States Itinerary

36 days in United States Itinerary

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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
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Seattle
— 2 nights
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
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Ludington
— 1 day
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Chicago
— 3 nights
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Gatlinburg
— 2 nights
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Washington DC
— 3 nights
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New York City
— 5 nights

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©

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.
Go for a jaunt from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park to see Grand Teton about 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, explore the activities along Lake Butte Overlook, witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, and look for all kinds of wild species at Lehardy's Rapids.

For photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park planning site.

New York City to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in June, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are slightly colder (66°F), and nights are colder (34°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Yellowstone Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake

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Seattle

Seattle ©

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 22nd (Sat), meet the residents at Seattle Aquarium, take a stroll through Pike Place Market, then don't miss a visit to Space Needle, and finally admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum, see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, and then see where the action happens at T-Mobile Park.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Seattle trip itinerary builder site.

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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, you will find days in Seattle are somewhat warmer (74°F), and nights are much hotter (57°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

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

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San Francisco

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge, examine the collection at Exploratorium, visit Fisherman's Wharf, and make a trip to Ferry Building Marketplace.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco day trip planner.

Getting from Seattle to San Francisco by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. June in San Francisco sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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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, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View, admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls, and make a trip to Olmsted Point.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park route maker.

Do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in June, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are somewhat warmer (79°F), and nights are slightly colder (43°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to take a bus to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Taft Point ©
Taft Point

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

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.
Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Anaheim to see Disneyland Park about 36 minutes away. Pack the 3rd (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, put a fun spin on your tour with Fantastic Race, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip itinerary site.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles by bus takes about 12 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, Los Angeles is a bit warmer at night with lows of 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Fun & Games · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Step out of Las Vegas with an excursion to Hoover Dam in Boulder City--about 50 minutes away. There's lots more to do: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, shop like a local with The Strip, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas travel route planner.

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. When traveling from Los Angeles in July, plan for warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 104°F, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 81°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Ludington.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Hoover Dam ©
Hoover Dam

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Ludington

Ludington ©
Ludington is a city in the state of Michigan. On the 8th (Mon), admire the majestic nature at Ludington State Park, then kick back and relax at Stearns Park, and then step on board at S.S. Badger: Lake Michigan Carferry.

For other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Ludington attractions planning website.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Ludington takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Las Vegas to Ludington. Traveling from Las Vegas in July, expect Ludington to be much colder, temps between 76°F and 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Ludington

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Highlights from your plan
S.S. Badger: Lake Michigan Carferry ©
S.S. Badger: Lake Michigan Carferry
Ludington State Park ©
Ludington State Park

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Chicago

Chicago ©

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, catch a live event at Wrigley Field, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Lincoln Park Zoo, and make a trip to Buckingham Fountain.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Chicago trip maker.

You can fly from Ludington to Chicago in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. In July, Chicago is somewhat warmer than Ludington - with highs of 83°F and lows of 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Wrigley Field ©
Wrigley Field
Millennium Park
Millennium Park

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Gatlinburg

The Gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Venture out of the city with trips to River Rafting & Tubing (in Hartford) and Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail & Little River Road). There's still lots to do: walk around Chimneys Picnic Area, sample the fine beverages at Sugarlands Distilling Company, have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Pigeon Forge, and identify plant and animal life at Roaring Fork.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Gatlinburg fast, fun, and easy.

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Gatlinburg takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, subway, and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Gatlinburg due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in July, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Chimneys Picnic Area ©
Chimneys Picnic Area
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork

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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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, get a sense of history and politics at White House, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Gatlinburg to Washington DC takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. July in Washington DC sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 73°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can catch the train to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History ©
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ©
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

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New York City

New York City ©

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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, get great views at Top of the Rock, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, and don't miss a visit to Grand Central Terminal.

For more things to do and more tourist information, use the New York City road trip planning website.

Getting from Washington DC to New York City by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In July in New York City, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 72°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

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