46 days in United States Itinerary

46 days in United States Itinerary

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46 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Ho Chi Minh City
Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly + Taxi:  5​h 30​min
5
Glacier National Park
— 4 nights
Taxi + Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Seattle
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
7
Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 45​min
8
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
9
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
10
New York City
— 5 nights
Bus + Fly:  20​h 45​min
End: Ho Chi Minh City

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, get curious at California Academy of Sciences, and see the interesting displays at Exploratorium.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary planning website .

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to San Francisco is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Indochina Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -15 hour difference. In July, San Francisco is a bit cooler than Ho Chi Minh City - with highs of 26°C and lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

5
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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass, and hike along Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip planning app .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in July, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are a bit warmer (33°C), and nights are little chillier (9°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

5
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). There's lots more to do: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, immerse yourself in nature at Topanga State Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and don't miss a visit to Santa Monica Pier.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles visit planning website .

Do a combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 22°C in Los Angeles. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

4
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.
When in Las Vegas, make a side trip to see Hoover Dam in Boulder City, approximately 50 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, and see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum.

To find photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas online day trip planner .

Fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 47°C to lows of 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Fun & Games Shopping

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

4
nights
Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
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.
Glacier National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, trails, historic sites, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park, hike along Iceberg Lake Trail, get to know the fascinating history of Garden Wall, and stroll through Avalanche Lake.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Glacier National Park trip planner .

Getting from Las Vegas to Glacier National Park by combination of flight and taxi takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Glacier National Park due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in August, plan for little chillier days in Glacier National Park, with highs around 33°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Virginia Falls ©
Virginia Falls
Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail

4
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Seattle: Hood Canal (in Olympic National Park) and B&B Family Farm (in Sequim). There's much more to do: get a taste of the local shopping with Chihuly Garden and Glass, enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, get to know the resident critters at Woodland Park Zoo, and take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

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Do a combination of taxi and flight from Glacier National Park to Seattle in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Glacier National Park to Seattle. Traveling from Glacier National Park in August, Seattle is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Bellevue Botanical Garden, Hood Canal, B&B Family Farm
Highlights from your plan
B&B Family Farm ©
B&B Family Farm
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

6
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.
Step out of Yellowstone National Park with an excursion to Grand Teton in Grand Teton National Park--about 1h 25 min away. And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Washburn, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Gibbon Falls.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip planning tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Seattle in August, plan for slightly colder days and much colder nights in Yellowstone National Park: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley

2
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Shedd Aquarium, take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, and see the interesting displays at The Field Museum.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Chicago online trip maker .

Do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Chicago in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Chicago is 1 hour. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, expect nights in Chicago to be much hotter, around 22°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 33°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Shedd Aquarium ©
Shedd Aquarium

4
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.
Take a break from Washington DC with a short trip to Gettysburg National Military Park in Gettysburg, about 1h 45 min away. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at National Zoological Park.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Washington DC trip tool .

You can fly from Chicago to Washington DC in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. August in Washington DC sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Gettysburg National Military Park
Highlights from your plan
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

5
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Central Park, wander the streets of Times Square, admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center, and explore the galleries of The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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You can fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August in New York City, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 25°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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