50 days in United States Itinerary

50 days in United States Itinerary

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50 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly + subway:  4​h
2
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
7
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 45​min
8
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h 30​min
9
Gatlinburg
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 15​min
10
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
11
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: London

3
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 Olympic National Park (Murhut Falls & Hood Canal). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, and view the masterpieces at Glasshouse Studio.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Seattle trip planner.

London, UK to Seattle is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 8 hours. When traveling from London in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Seattle, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

#Parks, #Museums, #Nature

Side Trips

Olympic National Park, Mercer Slough Nature Park
Highlights from your plan
Murhut Falls ©
Murhut Falls
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Spend the 3rd (Mon) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. There's much more to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, have fun and explore at Exploratorium, and shop like a local with Union Square.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco attractions planner.

You can do a combination of flight and subway from Seattle to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. When traveling from Seattle in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Tours, #Parks, #Neighborhoods
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, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, take some stellar pictures from Tunnel View, hike along Lembert Dome, and admire all the interesting features of Tioga Pass.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park visit planning app .

Drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. Traveling from San Francisco in August, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be a bit cooler, around 7°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time 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

3
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.
Step out of Los Angeles with an excursion to Disneyland Park in Anaheim--about 30 minutes away. Pack the 10th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The Getty Center, explore and take pictures at Dodger Stadium, and partake in some friendly competition at Fantastic Race.

To plan Los Angeles vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. Plan for much hotter nights when traveling from Yosemite National Park in August since evenings lows in Los Angeles dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Theme Parks, #Museums, #Fun & Games

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Fantastic Race ©
Fantastic Race
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

4
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.
On the 13th (Thu), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Mohave Point, take a memorable drive along East Rim Drive, and trek along North Kaibab Trail.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park vacation site .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Grand Canyon National Park when traveling from Los Angeles in August, with lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel 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
North Kaibab Trail ©
North Kaibab Trail

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.
Take a break from Las Vegas with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City, about 50 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, with highs in Las Vegas at 45°C and lows at 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Parks, #Fun & Games, #Casinos

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
Hoover Dam ©
Hoover Dam

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.
On the 22nd (Sat), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Washburn. Spend the 25th (Tue) surrounded by wildlife at Grand Teton. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, explore the striking landscape at Gibbon Falls, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, and trek along Artist Point.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip planner .

Do a combination of flight and car from Las Vegas to Yellowstone National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in August, expect Yellowstone National Park to be much colder, temps between 24°C and 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time 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
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

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: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, meet the residents at Shedd Aquarium, admire the striking features of Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, and explore and take pictures at Wrigley Field.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Chicago online journey planner .

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Chicago by combination of car and flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, expect nights in Chicago to be much warmer, around 22°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 33°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Chicago

#Museums, #Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums
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
Gatlinburg

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gatlinburg: Clingmans Dome (in Great Smoky Mountains National Park) and River Rafting & Tubing (in Hartford). And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte, make a trip to Elkmont Ghost Town, explore the striking landscape at Chimney Tops Trail, and cruise along Newfound Gap Road.

To find where to stay and more tourist information, refer to the Gatlinburg trip tool .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Chicago to Gatlinburg in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Gatlinburg. August in Gatlinburg sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork

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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, admire the striking features of Washington National Cathedral, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at National Zoological Park.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Washington DC online trip maker .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Gatlinburg to Washington DC takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, bus, and subway; or drive. In September in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

#Museums, #Parks, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tomb of the Unknowns
Highlights from your plan
Tomb of the Unknowns ©
Tomb of the Unknowns
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

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: go for a walk through Central Park, explore the galleries of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, don't miss a visit to Broadway, and admire the landmark architecture of Empire State Building.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read New York City road trip app .

You can fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. September in New York City sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

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

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