43 days in United States Itinerary

43 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip itinerary planner

Plan created by another user. Make it yours
Train to Edinburgh, Fly to Newark
1
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly
2
Provincetown
— 3 nights
Ferry to Congress @ World Trade Center Sta, Fly to Reagan Washington
3
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly
4
Orlando
— 4 nights
Fly
5
Pigeon Forge
— 3 nights
Fly to Flagstaff, Bus to Maswik Lodge
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
7
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive
8
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
9
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly
10
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly
11
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Fly to Edinburgh, Train to Newcastle upon Tyne

S M T W T F S
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29

4
nights
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Statue of Liberty National Monument. Get some historical perspective at 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Central Park, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, explore the world behind art at Frick Collection, and take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our New York City day trip planner.

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK to New York City is an approximately 13-hour combination of train and flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Newcastle upon Tyne to New York City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Newcastle upon Tyne in July, expect New York City to be a bit warmer, temps between 35°C and 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Provincetown.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

3
nights
Provincetown

Birthplace of American Liberty

A small resort town with a year-round population of just 3,000, Provincetown draws nearly 60,000 annual visitors with its scenic beaches, art colonies, galleries, theaters, and shops.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Marconi Beach and Corn Hill Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Chatham Marconi Maritime Center and Salt Pond Visitor Center. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Provincetown: Heritage Museums & Gardens (in Sandwich), Nauset Beach (in Orleans) and Cape Cod Canal (in Buzzards Bay). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Cape Cod National Seashore, stroll through Nauset Light Beach, and see the interesting displays at Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum.

To find photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Provincetown attractions planning site.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Provincetown takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and ferry. Traveling from New York City in July, expect Provincetown to be little chillier, temps between 30°C and 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Provincetown

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

2
nights
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.
National Air and Space Museum and Washington National Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll explore and learn at National Gallery of Art and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, admire the masterpieces at National Portrait Gallery, examine the collection at The National Archives Museum, and pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

For photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Provincetown to Washington DC takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry and train. Traveling from Provincetown in July, expect Washington DC to be somewhat warmer, temps between 37°C and 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

4
nights
Orlando

Theme Park Capital of the World

For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Pack the 26th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. Pack the 29th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. It doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at Discovery Cove and make an unforgettable trip to Walt Disney World Resort.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Orlando trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Orlando takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Parks

3
nights
Pigeon Forge

Center of Fun in the Smokies

A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Pigeon Forge bills itself as the "Center of Fun in the Smokies." Just a short drive from the national park protecting the diverse plant and animal life of the Great Smoky Mountains, the town features numerous places to visit, such as bars, restaurants, cafes, theaters, and shops.
Change things up with these side-trips from Pigeon Forge: Hartford (5 Rivers Adventures & River Rafting & Tubing) and Ramsey Cascades (in Great Smoky Mountains National Park). There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte, hike along Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail, look for all kinds of wild species at Roaring Fork, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Pigeon Forge online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Orlando to Pigeon Forge by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. Traveling from Orlando in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 24°C in Pigeon Forge. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Parks · Outdoors · Adventure · Tours

Side Trips

3
nights
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.
Hermit's Rest and Kolb Studio are good opportunities to explore the local culture. On the 2nd (Sun), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, hike along South Kaibab Trail, stroll through Rim Trail, and take an in-depth tour of Bright Angel History Room.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park tour itinerary builder.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Pigeon Forge to Grand Canyon National Park in 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and shuttle; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and shuttle. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Pigeon Forge in August, things will get slightly colder in Grand Canyon National Park: highs are around 31°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

3
nights
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame. The Getty Center and Griffith Observatory are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 8th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood.

To find out how to plan a trip to Los Angeles, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles by car takes about 8 hours. Other options: fly. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 22°C in Los Angeles. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

4
nights
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Wawona Hotel, National Historic Landmark and Yosemite Museum Gallery. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, hike along Lembert Dome, tour the pleasant surroundings at Panorama Trail, and stroll around Mariposa Grove.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Plan for much colder nights when traveling from Los Angeles in August since evenings lows in Yosemite National Park dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

4
nights
San Francisco

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will get to explore Exploratorium and Musee Mecanique. The adventure continues: take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, learn about all things military at USS Pampanito, get to know the fascinating history of Filbert Street Stairs, and contemplate the long history of City Lights Booksellers.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco day trip planning site.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in August: highs in San Francisco hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium, then view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Glasshouse Studio, take a stroll through Pike Place Market, then admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum, and finally get in on the family fun at Seattle Great Wheel.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Seattle travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Seattle takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in August: highs in Seattle hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Parks

4
nights
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.
Go for a jaunt from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park to see Grand Teton about 1h 25 min away. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, explore the activities along Lehardy's Rapids, take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, and look for all kinds of wild species at Hayden Valley.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

You can fly from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park in 6 hours. Other options are to 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 August, plan for little chillier days in Yellowstone National Park, with highs around 24°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 3°C. On the 24th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

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.