36 days in United States Itinerary

36 days in United States Itinerary

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36 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  19​h
1
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
St. Helena
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  12​h 15​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
7
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 45​min
8
Chicago
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
9
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
10
Washington DC
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
11
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): wander the streets of Pike Place Market.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Seattle trip website .

New Delhi, India to Seattle is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. You'll gain 13 hours traveling from New Delhi to Seattle due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Delhi in August, expect Seattle to be a bit cooler, temps between 31°C and 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to St. Helena.

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
Alki Beach ©
Alki Beach

1
night
St. Helena

St. Helena ©
The city of St.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): learn about winemaking at Pride Mountain Vineyards, learn about winemaking at Schramsberg Vineyards, learn about winemaking at Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards, then learn about winemaking at Robert Mondavi Winery, and finally do a tasting at V. Sattui Winery.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the St. Helena online trip itinerary builder .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Seattle to St. Helena in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, subway, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Seattle in August, plan for slightly colder nights in St. Helena, with lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in St. Helena

Wineries

Side Trips

Robert Mondavi Winery, Schramsberg Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards ©
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards
Pride Mountain Vineyards ©
Pride Mountain Vineyards
Schramsberg Vineyards ©
Schramsberg Vineyards

5
nights
San Francisco

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, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, stroll through China Beach, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and get great views at Twin Peaks.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco day trip planner .

Traveling by car from St. Helena to San Francisco takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of bus and subway. Traveling from St. Helena in August, you will find days in San Francisco are a bit cooler (26°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
SoMa ©
SoMa
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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tuolumne Meadows, trek along Panorama Trail, and make a trip to Yosemite Village.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. When traveling from San Francisco in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

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

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 22nd (Wed), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, take in a show at Hopi House, take some stellar pictures from Powell Point, and trek along North Kaibab Trail.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park journey planner.

Drive from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 12.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Grand Canyon National Park when traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) 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
Hopi House ©
Hopi House
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel 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.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, shopping, casinos, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Bellagio Fountains, try to win big at The Mirage, catch a live performance at Casino at the MGM Grand, and immerse yourself in nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip planner.

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. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. In August, Las Vegas is warmer than Grand Canyon National Park - with highs of 45°C and lows of 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Casinos Fun & Games Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip
Bellagio Hotel and Casino ©
Bellagio Hotel and Casino

3
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.
On the 30th (Thu), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Washburn. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take a memorable drive along Virginia Cascade Drive, take some stellar pictures from Observation Point Trail, and contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park holiday maker .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Las Vegas to Yellowstone National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Las Vegas in August, expect Yellowstone National Park to be cooler, temps between 24°C and 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

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

1
night
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 2nd (Sun), wander the streets of The Magnificent Mile, then explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Millennium Park. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, try your luck at Horseshoe Hammond, then don't miss a visit to Cloud Gate, and finally explore and take pictures at Wrigley Field.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Chicago online trip maker .

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. The time zone difference when traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Chicago is 1 hour. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, expect nights in Chicago to be warmer, around 19°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Chicago

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Horseshoe Hammond
Highlights from your plan
The Magnificent Mile ©
The Magnificent Mile
Horseshoe Hammond ©
Horseshoe Hammond
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago

2
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, then look for gifts at Faulkner House Books, then appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Garden District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square, then shop like a local with Royal Street, then brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Lafayette Cemetery No.1.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the New Orleans travel planner.

You can fly from Chicago to New Orleans in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Plan for much warmer nights when traveling from Chicago in September since evenings lows in New Orleans dip to 33°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
Royal Street ©
Royal Street
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum

1
night
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.
On the 6th (Thu), pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial, try to win big at Horseshoe Casino, and then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, then pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally get a sense of history and politics at White House.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Washington DC journey planning site .

Getting from New Orleans to Washington DC by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from New Orleans to Washington DC, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from New Orleans in September since evenings lows in Washington DC dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Casinos Fun & Games

Side Trip

Horseshoe Casino
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Horseshoe Casino ©
Horseshoe Casino
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

4
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, explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your New York City trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Times Square ©
Times Square
Fifth Avenue ©
Fifth Avenue

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