39 days in United States Itinerary

39 days in United States Itinerary

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Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly
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Glacier National Park
— 5 nights
Drive
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Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
Fly
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Drive
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Bus to Flagstaff, Fly to Great Smoky Mountains National Park
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Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 2 nights
Fly
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Washington DC
— 4 nights
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New York City
— 5 nights
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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.
Seattle is known for museums, parks, and wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seattle Aquarium.

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

Manama, Bahrain to Seattle is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 11 hours traveling from Manama to Seattle. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Manama in July; daily highs in Seattle reach 30°C and lows reach 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods

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Glacier National Park

Crown of the Continent

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.
Glacier National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Iceberg Lake Trail, take in the dramatic scenery at Silver Staircase Falls, contemplate the waterfront views at Iceberg Lake, and hike along Swiftcurrent Falls.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Glacier National Park route maker website.

You can fly from Seattle to Glacier National Park in 4.5 hours. Another option is to drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Seattle in July: highs in Glacier National Park hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, stroll through North Rim Trail, and trek along Observation Point Trail.

For photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park attractions planning website.

You can drive from Glacier National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 8.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Glacier National Park in July; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 26°C and lows reach 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

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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: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, engage your brain at Exploratorium, take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, and stroll through Alcatraz Island.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco online sightseeing planner.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car, bus, shuttle, and train. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 16°C in San Francisco. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

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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, hike along Lembert Dome, get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, and don't miss a visit to Half Dome.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip planner.

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in July, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be a bit cooler, around 9°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 33°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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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 30th (Fri), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, stroll around Indian Garden, hike along Rim Trail, and take some stellar pictures from Lipan Point.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 10.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Grand Canyon National Park, with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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A Wondrous Diversity of Life

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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): trek along Alum Cave Trail, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount LeConte, and then walk around Chimneys Picnic Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Roaring Fork, admire the sheer force of Ramsey Cascades, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Hen Wallow Water Falls.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Great Smoky Mountains National Park road trip tool.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Great Smoky Mountains National Park takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can 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. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August: high temperatures in Great Smoky Mountains National Park hover around 36°C and lows are around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

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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, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Washington DC day trip tool.

You can fly from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Washington DC in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

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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: don't miss a visit to Central Park, admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal, and contemplate the long history of 9/11 Memorial.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our New York City journey planner.

Traveling by train from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In August in New York City, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 25°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · 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.