53 days in United States Itinerary

53 days in United States Itinerary

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53 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
+2
Fly + bus + train:  11​h 15​min
1
Salem
— 2 nights
2
Boston
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  3​h 15​min
3
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h
4
Niagara Falls
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
Washington DC
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
6
Nashville
— 1 day
7
Phoenix
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
8
Grand Canyon National Park
— 6 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
9
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
10
Death Valley National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
11
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
12
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h
13
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h
14
Honolulu
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + train:  13​h 15​min
15
Vancouver
— 1 night
+3
train + taxi + Fly + Drive:  14​h 15​min
16
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: London

2
nights
Salem

Salem ©
Best known for its 1692 witch trials, Salem has a number of significant historical sites, a bustling downtown, and many witch-themed attractions.
On your second day here, get engrossed in the history at The House of the Seven Gables, then take an in-depth tour of Salem Witch Museum, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Salem travel route planning site .

London, UK to Salem is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight, bus, and train. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 5 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from London in July: high temperatures in Salem hover around 32°C and lows are around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Boston.

Things to do in Salem

Museums Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
The House of the Seven Gables ©
The House of the Seven Gables
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Peabody Essex Museum ©
Peabody Essex Museum

3
nights
Boston

Boston ©
Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Get out of town with these interesting Boston side-trips: Sandwich (Sandwich Glass Museum & Heritage Museums & Gardens) and Brewster Gardens (in Plymouth). And it doesn't end there: admire all the interesting features of Fenway Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Boston Common, take in nature's colorful creations at Boston Public Garden, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Boston online vacation planner .

Boston is just a stone's throw from Salem. In July, daily temperatures in Boston can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Sandwich, Brewster Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Fenway Park ©
Fenway Park

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, explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal, and make a trip to Empire State Building.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the New York City travel route builder site .

Getting from Boston to New York City by combination of bus and flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. July in New York City sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Niagara Falls.

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
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Go for a jaunt from Niagara Falls to Buffalo to see Buffalo & Erie County Naval and Military Park about 30 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, try your luck at Seneca Niagara Casino, admire the majestic nature at Whirlpool State Park, and take in panoramic vistas at Niagara Falls Observation Tower.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Niagara Falls road trip website .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to Niagara Falls takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In July, Niagara Falls is little chillier than New York City - with highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trip

Buffalo
Highlights from your plan
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Whirlpool State Park ©
Whirlpool State Park

1
night
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.
On the 17th (Wed), admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, get advice or help at Library of Congress, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and finally pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, then appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial, then get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and finally get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Washington DC trip planning website .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Niagara Falls to Washington DC takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Traveling from Niagara Falls in July, expect Washington DC to be somewhat warmer, temps between 37°C and 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

1
day
Nashville

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): see a show at Grand Ole Opry, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and then learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Nashville route planner.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Nashville takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Washington DC to Nashville. In July in Nashville, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in Nashville

Tours Nightlife Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry
Room Escape Games

1
night
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, and then examine the collection at Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Phoenix itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Nashville to Phoenix takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In July, Phoenix is a bit warmer than Nashville - with highs of 48°C and lows of 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson ©
Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson

6
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 21st (Sun), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Spend the 25th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: trek along North Kaibab Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail, get great views at Powell Point, and take a memorable drive along East Rim Drive.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Phoenix to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4 hours. Traveling from Phoenix in July, expect Grand Canyon National Park to be colder, temps between 34°C and 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to 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.
Step out of Las Vegas with an excursion to Hoover Dam in Boulder City--about 50 minutes away. There's still lots to do: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas road trip planning site .

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. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 47°C to lows of 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
On the 31st (Wed), make a trip to Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes, take some stellar pictures from Dante's View, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Death Valley National Park online holiday planner .

You can drive from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Death Valley National Park, with lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Dante's View ©
Dante's View
Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes ©
Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes

4
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 2nd (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, explore and take pictures at Dodger Stadium, get to know the fascinating history of Santa Monica Pier, and don't miss a visit to Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Plan trip to Los Angeles with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Death Valley National Park to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and train; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. When traveling from Death Valley National Park in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

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 9th (Fri) exploring nature at Bridalveil Fall. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, cruise along Tioga Pass, take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, and hike along Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Yosemite National Park online trip maker .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi. Expect colder evenings in Yosemite National Park when traveling from Los Angeles in August, with lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can go by car 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

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 11th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Lombard Street, then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and finally take a memorable ride with Cable Cars. On the 12th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire all the interesting features of AT&T Park, get a taste of the local shopping with Ferry Building Marketplace, and then stroll through Golden Gate Park.

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Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in August: highs in San Francisco hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

2
nights
Honolulu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): explore the activities along Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, then hike along Diamond Head State Monument, and then stroll the grounds of USS Arizona Memorial. On your second day here, admire the sheer force of Manoa Falls and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Honolulu road trip planner .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Honolulu takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from San Francisco to Honolulu. In August, Honolulu is somewhat warmer than San Francisco - with highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Vancouver.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve ©
Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve

1
night
Vancouver

Vancouver ©
Vancouver is a city on the north bank of the Columbia River in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Multnomah Falls and then trek along Oneonta Gorge.

To find maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Vancouver road trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Honolulu to Vancouver in 13.5 hours. Traveling from Honolulu to Vancouver, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Vancouver when traveling from Honolulu in August, with lows around 17°C. On the 17th (Sat), you'll travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Oneonta Gorge, Multnomah Falls
Highlights from your plan
Oneonta Gorge ©
Oneonta Gorge
Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls

5
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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.
Spend the 19th (Mon) surrounded by wildlife at Grand Teton. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, and look for all kinds of wild species at Hayden Valley.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of train, flight, and car from Vancouver to Yellowstone National Park takes 14.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Vancouver to Yellowstone National Park. When traveling from Vancouver in August, plan for little chillier days in Yellowstone National Park, with highs around 24°C, while nights are colder with lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

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

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