43 days in United States Itinerary

43 days in United States Itinerary

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43 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Bangkok
Fly:  20​h 45​min
1
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  10​h 30​min
2
Eastham
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
5
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 6 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Drive:  10​h 30​min
7
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h
8
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h 30​min
9
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
10
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  19​h
End: Bangkok

3
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Seahurst Beach Park and Alki Beach. Museum-lovers will appreciate Chihuly Garden and Glass and The Museum of Flight. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Pike Place Market, take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, view the masterpieces at Glasshouse Studio, and get a taste of the local shopping with Pioneer Square.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Seattle trip builder .

Bangkok, Thailand to Seattle is an approximately 21-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. You'll gain 15 hours traveling from Bangkok to Seattle due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Bangkok in August, with highs in Seattle at 31°C and lows at 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Eastham.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Museums Parks

Side Trip

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

1
night
Eastham

Eastham ©
Eastham is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, Barnstable County being coextensive with Cape Cod. Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): stroll through Nauset Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Corn Hill Beach. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Salt Pond Visitor Center and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cape Cod National Seashore.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Eastham trip planner .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Seattle to Eastham in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to drive to New York City.

Things to do in Eastham

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Cape Cod National Seashore, Corn Hill Beach, Nauset Beach
Highlights from your plan
Cape Cod National Seashore ©
Cape Cod National Seashore
Nauset Beach ©
Nauset Beach
Corn Hill Beach ©
Corn Hill Beach

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.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Popular historic sites such as 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island are in your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Fifth Avenue, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, stop by Tiffany & Co., and get a taste of the local shopping with Shopping Girlfriend NYC.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City travel route planner.

You can drive from Eastham to New York City in 5.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Eastham in August, things will get a bit warmer in New York City: highs are around 34°C and lows about 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Washington National Cathedral and Georgetown University. Get some cultural insight at National Gallery of Art and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Tomb of the Unknowns, contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, and take an in-depth tour of Newseum.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC road trip site .

Fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

3
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Strip and The Mob Museum. Head to The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian and Forum Shops at Caesars Palacefor plenty of shopping. There's still lots to do: admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, stop by Barneys New York, explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, and try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas itinerary maker site .

You can fly from Washington DC to Las Vegas in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Washington DC in August: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 45°C and lows are around 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Nature Casinos
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

6
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.
Head to Canyon Village Marketplace and Hopi Housefor plenty of shopping. Get outdoors at Grand Canyon South Rim and Rim Trail. On the 31st (Fri), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Spend the 3rd (Mon) exploring nature at Grand Canyon National Park. There's lots more to do: trek along North Kaibab Trail, admire all the interesting features of East Rim Drive, take some stellar pictures from Lipan Point, and appreciate the history behind Powell Point.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park attractions planner .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in August, things will get much colder in Grand Canyon National Park: highs are around 31°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

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.
Get in touch with nature at Hayden Valley and Lamar Valley. Spend the 9th (Sun) surrounded by wildlife at Grand Teton. Spend the 7th (Fri) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the dramatic natural features at Gibbon Falls, explore the activities along Yellowstone Lake, and take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park trip planner .

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 10.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 18°C and lows at 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

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

4
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
You'll explore and learn at The Getty Center and Griffith Observatory. Escape the urban bustle at Will Rogers State Beach and Venice Beach and Boardwalk. Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Santa Monica (Santa Monica Farmers Market & Montana Avenue). There's much more to do: admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica State Beach, admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall, admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and wander the streets of Abbot Kinney Boulevard.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles day trip app .

Do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Los Angeles in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, with highs in Los Angeles at 34°C and lows at 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Will Rogers State Beach ©
Will Rogers State Beach
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Glacier Point and Vernal Fall. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Taft Point, stroll through Panorama Trail, explore and take pictures at Tioga Pass, and make a trip to Olmsted Point.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park tour itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. When traveling from Los Angeles in September, plan for slightly colder days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 27°C, while nights are colder with lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Alcatraz Island and Union Square. We've included these beaches for you: China Beach and Marshall’s Beach. And it doesn't end there: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, get to know the fascinating history of The Embarcadero, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and wander the streets of SoMa.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco tour planning site .

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in San Francisco, with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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