37 days in United States Itinerary

37 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Jerusalem
Fly:  15 h 45 min
1
New York City
— 4 nights
Train:  3 h 15 min
2
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
3
Chicago
— 4 nights
Fly + Bus:  10 h 15 min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
5
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Bus:  9 h
6
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h
7
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
8
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
9
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
Fly:  19 h 45 min
End: Jerusalem

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, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Central Park, take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock, admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal, and go for a walk through The High Line.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our New York City day trip planning tool.

Jerusalem, Israel to New York City is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Israel Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -7 hour difference. In July, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

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.
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, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, and get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

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You can take a train from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In July in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History ©

4
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
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: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, don't miss a visit to Buckingham Fountain, catch a live event at Wrigley Field, and engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Chicago trip app.

Fly from Washington DC to Chicago in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In August, daytime highs in Chicago are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Wrigley Field ©
Wrigley Field
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

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 7th (Wed), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Lipan Point, appreciate the history behind Powell Point, and take a memorable drive along East Rim Drive.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Chicago to Grand Canyon National Park takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Grand Canyon National Park. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Grand Canyon National Park when traveling from Chicago in August, with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to drive 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
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim 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.
Take a break from Las Vegas with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City, about 50 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, shop like a local with The Strip, browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, and try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas tour itinerary tool.

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, with highs in Las Vegas at 45°C and lows at 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Fun & Games Shopping

Side Trip

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

3
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, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, cruise along Tioga Pass, hike along Panorama Trail, and get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip app.

Take a bus from Las Vegas to Yosemite National Park in 17.5 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in August, with highs in Yosemite National Park at 32°C and lows at 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Dedicate the 21st (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, catch a live event at Oracle Park, and see the interesting displays at de Young Museum.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in August: highs in San Francisco hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Wineries Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): observe the fascinating underwater world at Seattle Aquarium, thenwander the streets of Pike Place Market, thenadmire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, thentake in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and then stroll through Discovery Park.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Seattle travel route builder.

Getting from San Francisco to Seattle by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in August: highs in Seattle hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks ©
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Grand Teton in Grand Teton National Park (about 1h 30 min away). Spend the 25th (Sun) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Midway Geyser Basin, identify plant and animal life at Hayden Valley, and contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake.

For ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park attractions planner.

Getting from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. Traveling from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Seattle in August, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are little chillier (24°C), and nights are cooler (3°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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