42 days in Continental USA Itinerary

42 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
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Las Vegas
— 4 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
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Seattle
— 2 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 7 nights
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Grand Teton National Park
— 6 nights
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New York City
— 5 nights
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Quakertown
— 1 night
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Washington DC
— 3 nights
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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.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, cruise along East Rim Drive, take some stellar pictures from Grandview Point, and hike along South Kaibab Trail.

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Phoenix to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Phoenix in September; daily highs in Grand Canyon National Park reach 75°F and lows reach 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon 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.
Take a break from Las Vegas with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City, about 50 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, try to win big at Casino At The Venetian, take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, and take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas day trip planning tool.

You can 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. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, you will find days in Las Vegas are somewhat warmer (93°F), and nights are warmer (71°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Casinos · Fun & Games · Shopping

Side Trip

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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 Half Dome, trek along Lembert Dome, contemplate the waterfront views at Tenaya Lake, and make a trip to Yosemite Village.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Las Vegas to Yosemite National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Las Vegas in September, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be colder, around 38°F, while days are little chillier, around 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

4
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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, steep yourself in history at Alcatraz Island, stroll around Golden Gate Park, and browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace.

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Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by car takes about 4 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 58°F in San Francisco. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): observe the fascinating underwater world at Seattle Aquarium, don't miss a visit to Space Needle, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally pick up some local products at Pike Place Market. On the next day, examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, stop by Elliott Bay Book Company, and then take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Seattle itinerary planning website.

Fly from San Francisco to Seattle in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in Seattle sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 56°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

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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, explore the striking landscape at Natural Bridge Trail, take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin, and explore and take pictures at Firehole Lake Drive.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park is 1 hour. When traveling from Seattle in September, plan for little chillier days in Yellowstone National Park, with highs around 60°F, while nights are much colder with lows around 33°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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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.
Spend the 1st (Fri) surrounded by wildlife at Grand Teton. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Schwabacher Landing, hike along Cascade Canyon Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Menor's Ferry Historical Trail, and explore and take pictures at Teton Park Road.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Grand Teton National Park trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, you will find days in Grand Teton National Park are somewhat warmer (68°F), and nights are about the same (38°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

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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: stroll through Central Park, take some stellar pictures from Top of the Rock, explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the New York City online visit planner.

You can fly from Grand Teton National Park to New York City in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Grand Teton National Park to New York City due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Grand Teton National Park in October: highs in New York City hover around 70°F, while lows dip to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Quakertown.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

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Quakertown

Quakertown is a borough in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, in the USA. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): walk around Nockamixon State Park and then hike along Top Rock Trail at Nockamixon State Park.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Quakertown tour itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from New York City to Quakertown in 2 hours. Traveling from New York City in October, plan for a bit cooler nights in Quakertown, with lows around 44°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Quakertown

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · 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.
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 Washington Monument, meet the residents at National Zoological Park, and get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Quakertown to Washington DC in 3 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Washington DC when traveling from Quakertown in October, with lows around 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums