41 days in United States Itinerary

41 days in United States Itinerary

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Yellowstone National Park
— 7 nights
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Grand Teton National Park
— 5 nights
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Glacier National Park
— 4 nights
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Healdsburg
— 3 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
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Moab
— 2 nights
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Washington DC
— 2 nights
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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Old Faithful. There's still lots to do: trek along Inspiration Point, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Geyser, get impressive views of Monument Geyser Basin, and tour the pleasant surroundings at North Rim Trail.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park itinerary maker app.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 24-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 11 hours traveling from Dubai to Yellowstone National Park. Traveling from Dubai in July, expect Yellowstone National Park to be colder, temps between 26°C and 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

5
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Grand Teton National Park

Mountains of the Imagination

The peaks of Grand Teton National Park aren't the highest in the world, but they sit atop what might be nature's archetypes for mountains.
Visit Chapel of the Transfiguration and Chapel of the Sacred Heart for their historical value. Escape the urban bustle at Grand Teton and Taggart Lake. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Cascade Canyon Trail, take in the dramatic natural features at Inspiration Point, explore the stunning scenery at Cascade Canyon, and take in the dramatic scenery at Hidden Falls.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Grand Teton National Park tour planner.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park takes 1.5 hours. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Grand Teton National Park, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

4
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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.
Get outdoors at Virginia Falls and Red Rock Falls, Glacier National Park. And it doesn't end there: hike along Iceberg Lake Trail, explore the activities along Swiftcurrent Falls, admire the sheer force of Running Eagle Falls, and admire all the interesting features of Going-to-the-Sun Road.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Glacier National Park trip itinerary maker website.

You can fly from Grand Teton National Park to Glacier National Park in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. When traveling from Grand Teton National Park in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Glacier National Park, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, then stop by Fisherman's Wharf, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Lombard Street. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, then step aboard SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and finally visit Chinatown.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the San Francisco trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Glacier National Park to San Francisco takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Glacier National Park to San Francisco, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Glacier National Park in July, plan for a bit cooler days in San Francisco, with highs around 26°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Healdsburg.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Nature

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Healdsburg

The quaint city of Healdsburg is one of northern California's wine capitals, serving as the meeting point for three of Sonoma's most important wine-producing regions.
Visiting Ace It Bike Tours and Armstrong Redwood State Reserve will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Healdsburg: Sonoma Coast State Beach (in Sonoma) and Fort Ross State Historic Park (in Jenner). Next up on the itinerary: do a tasting at Jordan Vineyard & Winery and make a trip to Healdsburg Plaza.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Healdsburg sightseeing planning website.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Healdsburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway, bus, and train. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Healdsburg, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Healdsburg

Wineries · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Glacier Point and Sentinel Dome. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Half Dome, hike along Lembert Dome, tour the pleasant surroundings at Panorama Trail, and identify plant and animal life at North Dome.

Make your Yosemite National Park itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Healdsburg to Yosemite National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Healdsburg in July, plan for little chillier nights in Yosemite National Park, with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at The Strip and The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian Resort. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, try to win big at Mandalay Bay, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

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Getting from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, expect Las Vegas to be warmer, temps between 47°C and 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping · Fun & Games · Casinos · Neighborhoods

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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.
Get some historical perspective at Bright Angel Point and Grand Canyon Railway Depot. Step out of the city life by going to Bright Angel Trail and South Kaibab Trail. There's still lots to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, cruise along East Rim Drive, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Final Trail, and get great views at Grandview Point.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park tour itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Las Vegas in July: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 34°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can drive to Moab.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours

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Moab

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Arches National Park.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Moab online trip builder.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Moab by car takes about 5.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, with highs in Moab at 39°C and lows at 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Moab

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, then steep yourself in history at Georgetown University, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Keep things going the next day: get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, then get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial.

To see photos and other tourist information, use the Washington DC online sightseeing planner.

Getting from Moab to Washington DC by flight takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 2 hours. When traveling from Moab in August, plan for little chillier days in Washington DC, with highs around 36°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

United States travel guide

4.5
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.

Montana travel guide

4.8
River Rafting & Tubing · Bodies of Water · Wildlife Areas
The Crown of the Continent
With a population of only one million, Montana remains an untouched natural paradise of snowcapped peaks, expansive forests, and alpine lakes, dotted with Old West ghost towns, Indian reservations, and progressive urban communities. Appreciate the state's unique charm and beauty with a trip to Glacier National Park, where you can come face-to-face with Montana wildlife among its high peaks. Head to the state's largest cities, Billings and Missoula, for an array of historical attractions and cultural sightseeing.

California travel guide

4
Specialty Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Beaches
The Golden State
The country's most populous state, California includes landscapes that range from the forested northern coast to harsh southern deserts. Sandwiched right in the middle of the state is a fertile valley, home to farms, vineyards, and orchards. California's cities offer diverse attractions, from amusement parks and upscale shops to award-winning restaurants and innovative art galleries. Outside the state's big urban centers, places to visit include some of the nation's most rugged national parks, ancient forests, towering mountain peaks, and ski resorts. More than just a surfing destination famous for its beaches and winding coastal roads, California also boasts one of the world's largest economies, bolstered by the booming tech industries.

Nevada travel guide

4.3
Performances · Fountains · Casinos
The Silver State
The neon streets of Las Vegas represent only one chapter in the story of Nevada, a sparsely populated state offering travelers a chance to discover the country's western frontier. Utterly unlike the more populated parts of the North American continent, Nevada's landscape includes huge deserts where you can easily leave modern civilization behind and enjoy a tranquil vacation. For a taste of untamed Nevada, explore the network of paved and unpaved roads leading to some of the world's most rugged and desolate natural wonders. If trying to make a fortune is high on your itinerary, remember that in the first state to legalize gambling, a slot machine is never too far away. Even gas stations and small motels in the largely deserted rural areas offer some form of gambling to the passing traveler.

Arizona travel guide

4.3
Canyons · Geologic Formations · Hiking Trails
The Grand Canyon State
Known as the "Grand Canyon State," Arizona boasts dense forests, deep gorges, sprawling national parks, and modern ski resorts. Native American reservations take up about a quarter of the state, housing several tribes and offering visitors a chance to discover the varied cultures of the country's indigenous population. A patchwork of diverse tourist attractions, Arizona features exclusive golf courses and upscale shops, as well as cactus-covered canyons and stretches of desolate desert straight out of old Westerns, perfect for a vacation far from the city bustle. Though the state still clings to its Old West flavor, its busy college towns packed with young students from around the world exude a cosmopolitan atmosphere.

Utah travel guide

4.7
Geologic Formations · Hiking Trails · Scenic Drive
The Beehive State
A huge but sparsely populated land, Utah remains a major holiday destination offering plenty of year-round outdoor vacation ideas, including skiing, snowboarding, hiking, boating, horseback riding, and camping. The rugged terrain, defined by towering mountain peaks, deep canyons, and vast deserts, seems custom-made for adventurous nature lovers. With five national parks, the state has no shortage of pristine wilderness areas, causing many tourists to overlook the cultural attractions of its towns. Salt Lake City, the state's capital, features the headquarters of the Mormon Church, and draws over 5 million annual visitors. Utah also hosts several major film festivals each year, attracting young movie buffs from around the world.