46 days in United States Itinerary

46 days in United States Itinerary

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46 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Auckland
Fly:  18​h 45​min
1
Seattle
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Spokane
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  7​h
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Grand Teton National Park
— 6 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  13​h 45​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 7 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
Anaheim
— 6 nights
Drive:  7​h
8
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Auckland

5
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.
Attractions like Alki Beach and Space Needle make great kid-friendly stops. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Seahurst Beach Park and Brackett's Landing South. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Seattle: Duthie Hill Park (in Issaquah), Bloedel Reserve (in Bainbridge Island) and Lower Big Quilcene Trail (in Olympic National Park). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Pike Place Market, get in on the family fun at Seattle Great Wheel, look for gifts at Archie McPhee, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Seattle trip builder .

Auckland, New Zealand to Seattle is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from New Zealand Standard Time (NZST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -20 hour difference. While traveling from Auckland, expect much warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Seattle, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Spokane.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Lower Big Quilcene Trail, Brackett's Landing South, Mercer Slough Nature Park, Bloedel Reserve, Duthie Hill Park
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Alki Beach ©
Alki Beach
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

2
nights
Spokane

Spokane ©
Spokane is a city located in the state of Washington in the northwestern United States. Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Coeur d'Alene Lake, identify plant and animal life at Tubbs Hill Nature Trails, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Our Lady of Lourdes. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the natural beauty at Manito Park, make a trip to St. John's Cathedral, then stroll around Riverfront Park, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Centennial Trail.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Spokane trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Spokane takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Seattle in August, you will find days in Spokane are a bit warmer (35°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Spokane

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Coeur d'Alene
Highlights from your plan
Coeur d'Alene Lake ©
Coeur d'Alene Lake
Tubbs Hill Nature Trails ©
Tubbs Hill Nature Trails
Cathedral of Our Lady of Lourdes ©

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.
Get outdoors at Mount Washburn and Grand Prismatic Spring. Change things up with a short trip to Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center in West Yellowstone (about 54 minutes away). Spend the 13th (Thu) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, identify plant and animal life at Grand Loop Road, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Uncle Tom's Trail.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park attractions website .

Do a combination of flight and car from Spokane to Yellowstone National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, flight, and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Spokane to Yellowstone National Park. While traveling from Spokane, expect little chillier days and much colder nights in Yellowstone National Park, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley

6
nights
Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©
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. Step out of the city life by going to Grand Teton and 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive. Explore Grand Teton National Park's surroundings by going to Teton National Forest (in Cody), Snake River Greenbelt (in Idaho Falls) and Yellowstone Bear World (in Rexburg). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cascade Canyon Trail, trek along Jenny Lake Trail, explore the striking landscape at Inspiration Point, and take a memorable drive along Signal Mountain Summit Road.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Grand Teton National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 3 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August: highs in Grand Teton National Park hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 7°C. You will leave for Grand Canyon National Park on the 21st (Fri).

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Bridger-Teton National Forest, Yellowstone Bear World, Snake River Greenbelt
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail
Jenny Lake Trail ©
Jenny Lake Trail

7
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.
Get outdoors at North Kaibab Trail and South Kaibab Trail. On the 23rd (Sun), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Grandview Point, make a trip to Grand Canyon Village, and take in panoramic vistas at Desert View Watchtower.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park route builder website .

You can drive from Grand Teton National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 14 hours. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 11°C in Grand Canyon National Park. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

5
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Willow Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Las Vegas: Spring Mountains Visitor Center (in Mount Charleston) and Hoover Dam (in Boulder City). Spend the 1st (Tue) exploring the stark beauty of Escape Adventures and Las Vegas Cyclery. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of The Strip, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, enjoy breathtaking views from Stratosphere Tower, and identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas journey planning website .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 45°C and lows are around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Anaheim.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Willow Beach, Spring Mountains Visitor Center, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Lake Mead National Recreation Area ©
Lake Mead National Recreation Area

6
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church and Oceanside Pier. Kids will appreciate attractions like Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park. Get out of town with these interesting Anaheim side-trips: Newport Beach (Newport Beach & Marina Park), Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Dana Point) and Laguna Beach (Victoria Beach & Crystal Cove). Pack the 8th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Knott's Berry Farm. Next up on the itinerary: discover the magic at Downtown Disney and explore and take pictures at Angel Stadium of Anaheim.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Anaheim trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Anaheim takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or fly. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in September, with highs in Anaheim at 36°C and lows at 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Newport Beach, Laguna Beach, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Oceanside Pier, Knott's Berry Farm
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Downtown Disney ©
Downtown Disney

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Take a break from the city and head to Fort Funston National Park and Marshall’s Beach. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at China Beach and Sonoma Coast State Beach. When in San Francisco, make a side trip to see Dolphin & Whale Watching in Moss Landing, approximately 1h 55 min away. Next up on the itinerary: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, cast your line with a fishing tour, engage your brain at Exploratorium, and snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read San Francisco itinerary maker site .

Traveling by flight from Anaheim to San Francisco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Anaheim in September, expect San Francisco to be a bit cooler, temps between 28°C and 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, Sonoma Coast State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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