48 days in United States Itinerary

48 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States itinerary builder

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

48 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Luanda
Fly:  27​h
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  7​h 45​min
3
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
4
Olympic National Park
— 4 nights
bus + ferry:  4​h 15​min
5
Seattle
— 4 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h 15​min
6
Glacier National Park
— 4 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + Drive:  7​h 45​min
7
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + taxi:  9​h 15​min
8
Gatlinburg
— 4 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + bus:  5​h
9
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
10
Provincetown
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  24​h
End: Luanda

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Visiting Alcatraz Island and Lincoln Park will get you outdoors. Do your shopping at Exploratorium and Ferry Building Marketplace. Take a break from San Francisco with a short trip to Muir Woods National Monument in Mill Valley, about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, buy something for everyone on your list at Ghirardelli Square, kick back and relax at Marshall’s Beach, and take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

Discover how to plan a San Francisco trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Luanda, Angola to San Francisco is an approximately 27-hour flight. Traveling from Luanda to San Francisco, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Luanda in July, plan for slightly colder nights in San Francisco, with lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Shopping Outdoors

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace

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.
Get in touch with nature at Tuolumne Meadows and Glacier Point. There's lots more to do: trek along Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, tour the pleasant surroundings at Panorama Trail, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Yosemite National Park fast, fun, and easy.

Drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

2
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.
Head to The Strip and The Forum Shops at Caesarsfor some retail therapy. Take a break from Las Vegas with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City, about 50 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas sightseeing tool .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, expect Las Vegas to be much warmer, temps between 47°C and 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

4
nights
Olympic National Park

Olympic National Park ©
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Ruby Beach and Rialto Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Hurricane Ridge and Murhut Falls. Next up on the itinerary: delve into the lush surroundings at Olympic National Park, stroll through Second Beach Trail, and trek along Sol Duc Falls.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Olympic National Park travel itinerary planner .

You can fly from Las Vegas to Olympic National Park in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Las Vegas in July: high temperatures in Olympic National Park hover around 24°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Ruby Beach ©
Ruby Beach
Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge
Olympic National Park ©
Olympic National Park

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.
Get outdoors at Alki Beach and Seahurst Beach Park. Head to Chihuly Garden and Glass and Pike Place Marketfor plenty of shopping. Change things up with a short trip to Duthie Hill Park in Issaquah (about 52 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, wander the streets of Pioneer Square, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seattle Aquarium, and explore and take pictures at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Seattle itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by combination of bus and ferry from Olympic National Park to Seattle takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Olympic National Park in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Seattle: highs are around 31°C and lows about 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Shopping Outdoors

Side Trips

Seahurst Beach Park, Duthie Hill Park
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Alki Beach ©
Alki Beach

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park and Virginia Falls. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Grinnell Glacier, admire the sheer force of Silver Staircase Falls, hike along Iceberg Lake Trail, and stroll through Avalanche Lake.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Glacier National Park online holiday planner .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Seattle to Glacier National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Traveling from Seattle to Glacier National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Seattle in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Glacier National Park, with lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake 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 outdoors at Hayden Valley and Old Faithful. The adventure continues: explore and take pictures at Lamar Valley, tour the pleasant surroundings at Natural Bridge Trail, explore the striking landscape at Gibbon Falls, and trek along North Rim Trail.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park day trip website .

Traveling by combination of taxi, flight, and car from Glacier National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Glacier National Park in August, expect Yellowstone National Park to be slightly colder, temps between 24°C and 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

4
nights
Gatlinburg

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Escape the urban bustle at River Rafting & Tubing and Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail. Step out of Gatlinburg with an excursion to 5 Rivers Adventures in Hartford--about 42 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte, explore the striking landscape at Chimney Tops Trail, look for all kinds of wild species at Roaring Fork, and view the masterpieces at Fowler's Clay Works.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Gatlinburg road trip planning tool .

Traveling by combination of car, flight, and taxi from Yellowstone National Park to Gatlinburg takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, shuttle, flight, and taxi; 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, expect nights in Gatlinburg to be warmer, around 23°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 36°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Hartford
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte
Alum Cave Trail ©
Alum Cave Trail

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.
Head to Fifth Avenue and FAO Schwarzfor some retail therapy. There's much more to do: go for a walk through Central Park, snap pictures at Brooklyn Bridge, explore and take pictures at The High Line, and admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center.

To find maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi, flight, and bus from Gatlinburg to New York City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. August in New York City sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Provincetown.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Fifth Avenue ©
Fifth Avenue
FAO Schwarz ©
FAO Schwarz

6
nights
Provincetown

Provincetown ©
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 get in some beach time at Cape Cod National Seashore and Nauset Light Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Nauset Beach and Long Point. Venture out of the city with trips to Chatham Marconi Maritime Center (in North Chatham), Hart Farm Nursery (in Dennis Port) and Coast Guard Beach (in Eastham). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Corn Hill Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Race Point Beach, appreciate the history behind Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, and contemplate the waterfront views at Cape Cod Canal.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Provincetown online day trip planner .

Getting from New York City to Provincetown by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and ferry. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from New York City in August, with highs in Provincetown at 30°C and lows at 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Provincetown

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Chatham, Eastham, Dennis, Cape Cod Canal, Cape Cod National Seashore
Highlights from your plan
Cape Cod National Seashore ©
Cape Cod National Seashore
Nauset Beach ©
Nauset Beach
Coast Guard Beach ©
Coast Guard Beach

Similar Plans

52 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 60 days in United States BY A USER FROM PARAGUAY December, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 56 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 60 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 60 days in United States BY A USER FROM CANADA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 60 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 31 days in United States BY A USER FROM OMAN June, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 60 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, kids, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, kids, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 60 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced
View more plans