47 days in Continental USA Itinerary

47 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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47 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Start: Beirut
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
New York City
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Chicago
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
7
Seattle
— 4 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h 15​min
8
Glacier National Park
— 4 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + Drive:  7​h 45​min
9
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  10​h 15​min
10
Orlando
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Beirut

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: admire all the interesting features of Central Park, wander the streets of Times Square, admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal, and pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial.

To find photos and other tourist information, go to the New York City driving holiday planner.

Beirut, Lebanon to New York City is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Beirut to New York City is minus 7 hours. In July, daytime highs in New York City are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

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

4
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 the local landmark of Buckingham Fountain, admire all the interesting features of Wrigley Field, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lincoln Park Zoo.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Chicago trip planning tool .

Do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Chicago in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Chicago, with lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Chicago

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

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Las Vegas: Boulder City (Winged Figures of the Republic Statues & Hoover Dam). There's lots more to do: admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip itinerary website .

You can fly from Chicago to Las Vegas in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Chicago to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chicago in July, you will find days in Las Vegas are much hotter (47°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (32°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Tours

Side Trip

Boulder City
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 19th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, put a fun spin on your tour with Fantastic Race, and admire all the interesting features of Dodger Stadium.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip planner .

Fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in July, expect nights in Los Angeles to be slightly colder, around 22°C, while days are cooler, around 33°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums 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

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.
Spend the 26th (Fri) exploring nature at Bridalveil Fall. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, explore and take pictures at Tioga Pass, and trek along Tuolumne Meadows.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Yosemite National Park vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park by combination of flight and car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect colder evenings in Yosemite National Park when traveling from Los Angeles in July, with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time 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
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

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: make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, walk around Golden Gate Park, admire all the interesting features of Oracle Park, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco driving holiday app .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in July: highs in San Francisco hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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 Seattle's surroundings by going to Hood Canal (in Olympic National Park) and B&B Family Farm (in Sequim). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, don't miss a visit to Space Needle, take a stroll through Pike Place Market, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Seattle Aquarium.

To find where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Seattle trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Seattle takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in July, expect nights in Seattle to be about the same, around 18°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

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

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.
Spend the 5th (Mon) exploring nature at Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Grinnell Glacier, cruise along Going-to-the-Sun Road, tour the pleasant surroundings at Iceberg Lake Trail, and contemplate the waterfront views at Avalanche Lake.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Glacier National Park road trip site .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Seattle to Glacier National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Seattle to Glacier National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Seattle in August, expect little chillier with lows of 10°C in Glacier National Park. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier

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.
Take a break from Yellowstone National Park with a short trip to Grand Teton in Grand Teton National Park, about 1h 25 min away. There's still lots to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, explore and take pictures at Artist Point, take in the natural beauty of Mammoth Hot Springs, and explore the activities along Yellowstone Lake.

Discover how to plan a Yellowstone National Park trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Do a combination of taxi, flight, and car from Glacier National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Glacier National Park in August; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 24°C and lows reach 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Orlando.

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
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

3
nights
Orlando

Orlando ©
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.
Have a day of magic on the 15th (Thu) at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 17th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. It doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at Universal Orlando Resort.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Orlando visit planner .

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Orlando by combination of car and flight takes about 10.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, things will get much hotter in Orlando: highs are around 39°C and lows about 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort

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