49 days in United States Itinerary

49 days in United States Itinerary

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New York City
— 5 nights
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Washington DC
— 4 nights
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Chicago
— 3 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights
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Grand Teton National Park
— 5 nights
Fly to Flagstaff, Bus to Maswik Lodge
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Drive
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Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
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Glacier National Park
— 3 nights
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Seattle
— 3 nights
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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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Central Park, take some stellar pictures from Top of the Rock, admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center, and appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the New York City trip itinerary app.

Manchester, UK to New York City is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Manchester to New York City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Manchester in September, things will get a bit warmer in New York City: highs are around 31°C and lows about 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

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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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, ponder the world of politics at White House, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument.

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Getting from New York City to Washington DC by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. September in Washington DC sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Historic Sites

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Chicago

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, observe the fascinating underwater world at Shedd Aquarium, engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, and walk around Milton Lee Olive Park.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Chicago holiday planning app.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Chicago takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Washington DC to Chicago, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Childrens Museums

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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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin, explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin, and contemplate the waterfront views at Shoshone Lake.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park online trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, bus, and car. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Chicago, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Yellowstone National Park, ranging from highs of 18°C to lows of 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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Grand Teton National Park

Mountains of the Imagination

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.
Spend the 2nd (Sat) surrounded by wildlife at Grand Teton. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Schwabacher Landing, stroll through Cascade Canyon Trail, take a memorable drive along Teton Park Road, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Transfiguration.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Grand Teton National Park trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 1.5 hours. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Grand Teton National Park: temperatures range from 15°C by day to -2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

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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.
On the 9th (Sat), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point, hike along Rim Trail, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Bright Angel Point.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park holiday website.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Grand Teton National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. When traveling from Grand Teton National Park in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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Las Vegas

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Change things up with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City (about 50 minutes away). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, try your luck at New York New York Casino, explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, and take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Fun & Games · Casinos · Shopping

Side Trip

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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, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Half Dome, trek along Panorama Trail, stroll through Tuolumne Meadows, and explore the activities along Tenaya Lake.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park route planner.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Yosemite National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Las Vegas in October, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be much colder, around -2°C, while days are little chillier, around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

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San Francisco

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge, engage your brain at California Academy of Sciences, get a taste of the local shopping with Ferry Building Marketplace, and head off the coast to Alcatraz Island.

For maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco holiday site.

Drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

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Glacier National Park

Crown of the Continent

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, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Virginia Falls, get great views at Jackson Glacier Overlook, cruise along Going-to-the-Sun Road, and contemplate the waterfront views at McDonald Creek.

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Fly from San Francisco to Glacier National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Glacier National Park is 1 hour. Traveling from San Francisco in October, expect nights in Glacier National Park to be cooler, around 0°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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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.
On the 29th (Fri), examine the collection at Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, and finally shop like a local with Pike Place Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, observe the fascinating underwater world at Seattle Aquarium, then take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and finally look for gifts at Elliott Bay Book Company.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Seattle itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Glacier National Park to Seattle takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Glacier National Park in October: high temperatures in Seattle hover around 20°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Neighborhoods

United States travel guide

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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.