39 days in United States Itinerary

39 days in United States Itinerary

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New York City
— 7 nights
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Washington DC
— 7 nights
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San Francisco
— 5 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
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Seattle
— 5 nights
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Los Angeles
— 8 nights
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San Diego
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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.
Appreciate the collections at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and New York Public Library. Your inner history buff will appreciate 9/11 Memorial and Stony Kill Farm Environmental Education Center. Explore New York City's surroundings by going to Black Creek Preserve (in Esopus), Sam's Point Preserve (in Cragsmoor) and Nyquist-Harcourt Wildlife Sanctuary (in New Paltz). There's much more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, admire the striking features of Grey Towers National Historic Site, look for all kinds of wild species at Lakota Wolf Preserve, and kick back and relax at 8th Ave Jetty.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the New York City road trip planning site.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiports are La Guardia Airport, Newark Liberty International Airport and John F Kennedy International Airport. In June in New York City, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

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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.
Family-friendly places like Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier will thrill your kids. Explore hidden gems such as National Gallery of Art and Gettysburg National Cemetery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Washington DC: U.S. Naval Academy (in Annapolis), Antietam National Battlefield (in Sharpsburg) and Baltimore (Fell's Point, The Walters Art Museum, &more). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Jennie Wade House, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, stop by Old Town, and get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Washington DC trip builder.

You can take a train from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from New York City in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Washington DC, with highs around 35°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History ©
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
Antietam National Battlefield ©
Antietam National Battlefield

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get a sense of the local culture at Alcatraz Island and Musee Mecanique. Golden Gate Bridge and City Lights Booksellers will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with a short trip to Castello di Amorosa in Calistoga (about 1h 30 min away). There's much more to do: get curious at Exploratorium, see the interesting displays at de Young Museum, browse the exhibits of USS Pampanito, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to San Francisco takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and subway. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to San Francisco is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Washington DC in June, things will get slightly colder in San Francisco: highs are around 25°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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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.
On the 6th (Sat), take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, then trek along Panorama Trail, then admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Bodie State Historic Park and then sample the tasty concoctions at June Lake Brewing.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park online tour planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by combination of flight and bus takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. While traveling from San Francisco, expect somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 9°C. On the 8th (Mon), you're off to Seattle.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area ©
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

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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.
You'll explore and learn at Chihuly Garden and Glass and The Museum of Flight. Kids will enjoy Pike Place Market and Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Seattle: Dungeness River Audubon Center (in Sequim), Bloedel Reserve (in Bainbridge Island) and Point No Point Lighthouse & Park (in Hansville). There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Our Hope Catholic Church, wander the streets of Pioneer Square, don't miss a visit to Chihuly Bridge of Glass, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Tahoma National Cemetery.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Seattle vacation app.

You can take a bus from Yosemite National Park to Seattle in 30 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Seattle when traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Seattle

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Forever Cemetery. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Getty Center and Hollywood Walk of Fame. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Tehachapi (Tehachapi Mountain Park & Adorable Alpacas), Crystal Cove (in Laguna Beach) and Carpinteria (Carpinteria Harbor Seal Preserve and Rookery & Carpenteria Bluffs Nature Preserve). There's lots more to do: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, look for all kinds of wild species at Fillmore Fish Hatchery, visit Angelino Heights Historic Area, and contemplate the long history of Greystone Mansion and Park.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles day trip planning website.

Fly from Seattle to Los Angeles in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Seattle in July since evenings lows in Los Angeles dip to 22°C. On the 21st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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San Diego

San Diego ©

America's Finest City

Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of San Diego Bay Walk. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mary, Star of the Sea Catholic Church, hike along Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, and then take a leisurely stroll along Oceanside Pier.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the San Diego trip planner.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. When traveling from Los Angeles in July, plan for little chillier days in San Diego, with highs around 29°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. You'll have a few hours on the 24th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in San Diego

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery ©
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery
Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial ©
Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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