54 days in Continental USA Itinerary

54 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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54 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Start: Aarhus
Fly + Drive:  14​h 30​min
1
Provincetown
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
4
Key West
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  13​h 15​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
7
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
8
Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h
9
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
10
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
11
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
+3
Drive + Fly + bus + train:  18​h
End: Aarhus

5
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.
Heritage Museums & Gardens and Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of the city life by going to Cape Cod National Seashore and Herring Cove Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Provincetown side-trips: Eastham (Coast Guard Beach & Nauset Light Beach), Nauset Beach (in Orleans) and Captain Bangs Hallet House Museum (in Yarmouth Port). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Long Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at Marconi Beach, do a tasting at Truro Vineyards of Cape Cod, and ponder the world of politics at Provincetown Town Hall.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Provincetown tour builder tool .

Aarhus, Denmark to Provincetown is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Aarhus to Provincetown due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Aarhus in July, expect Provincetown to be a bit warmer, temps between 30°C and 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Provincetown

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Eastham, Chatham Marconi Maritime Center, Captain Bangs Hallet House Museum, Cape Cod National Seashore, Heritage Museums & Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Chatham Marconi Maritime Center ©
Chatham Marconi Maritime Center
Cape Cod National Seashore ©
Cape Cod National Seashore
Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens

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.
Get some cultural insight at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History. Museum-lovers will get to explore 9/11 Memorial and New York Public Library. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Times Square, explore the world behind art at Frick Collection, go for a walk through Central Park, and steep yourself in history at Ellis Island.

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You can fly from Provincetown to New York City in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of ferry and train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Provincetown in July; daily highs in New York City reach 35°C and lows reach 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©

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.
You'll explore and learn at National Air and Space Museum and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Get some historical perspective at Washington National Cathedral and Tomb of the Unknowns. When in Washington DC, make a side trip to see National Museum of the Marine Corps in Triangle, approximately 56 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, take an in-depth tour of National Portrait Gallery, examine the collection at Newseum, and ponder the world of politics at White House.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Washington DC trip itinerary app .

Getting from New York City to Washington DC by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

National Museum of the Marine Corps, The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Marine Corps ©
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

4
nights
Key West

Key West ©
Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Let the collections at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum and Alan S. Maltz Gallery capture your imagination. Visiting Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory and Dolphin & Whale Watching will get you outdoors. Spend the 18th (Thu) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. Next up on the itinerary: find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, steep yourself in history at Fort Zachary Taylor, examine the collection at Oldest House & Garden Museum, and stroll the grounds of Key West Cemetery.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Key West trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Key West takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Key West, with lows of 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Alan S. Maltz Gallery ©
Alan S. Maltz Gallery
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©

5
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.
Get outdoors at Rim Trail and Grand Canyon South Rim. Kolb Studio and Tusayan Museum will appeal to museum buffs. On the 22nd (Mon), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. And it doesn't end there: stroll through North Kaibab Trail, trek along South Kaibab Trail, don't miss a visit to Grand Canyon Village, and take a memorable drive along East Rim Drive.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park online trip maker .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Key West to Grand Canyon National Park in 13.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Key West to Grand Canyon National Park is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Key West in July, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be much colder, around 13°C, while days are little chillier, around 34°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) 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
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): examine the collection at The Mob Museum, then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and then make a trip to Bellagio Fountains. On the 28th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: try to win big at Paris Las Vegas, then try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and then explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

For photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas trip planner .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas by combination of flight and car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, you will find days in Las Vegas are a bit warmer (47°C), and nights are warmer (32°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Getty Center and La Brea Tar Pits and Museum. Griffith Observatory and The Nethercutt Collection will appeal to museum buffs. Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim, about 30 minutes away. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Contemporary Art, appreciate the extensive heritage of El Pueblo de Los Angeles, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Forever Cemetery.

To find other places to visit and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Las Vegas to Los Angeles by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Las Vegas in July, plan for much colder days and slightly colder nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Theme Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

6
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Glacier Point and Vernal Fall. Spend the 8th (Thu) exploring nature at Elizabeth Lake, Yosemite National Park. There's still lots to do: hike along Tuolumne Meadows, explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, stroll through Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, and admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, Yosemite National Park is much colder at night with lows of 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Elizabeth Lake ©
Elizabeth Lake
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove

6
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Step out of the city life by going to Alcatraz Island and Fort Funston National Park. Do your shopping at Union Square and Ferry Building Marketplace. Get out of town with these interesting San Francisco side-trips: Armstrong Redwood State Reserve (in Guerneville) and Sonoma Coast State Beach (in Sonoma). There's lots more to do: take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum, take a tour of USS Pampanito, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco itinerary planner .

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. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Armstrong Redwood State Reserve, Sonoma Coast State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): wander the streets of Pike Place Market, don't miss a visit to Space Needle, then shop like a local with Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Alki Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: view the masterpieces at Glasshouse Studio, then wander the streets of Pioneer Square, and then see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Seattle trip itinerary builder .

You can fly from San Francisco to Seattle in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. While traveling from San Francisco, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Seattle, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

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 the city and head to Mount Washburn and Grand Prismatic Spring. Spend the 20th (Tue) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. Spend the 19th (Mon) surrounded by wildlife at Grand Teton. And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake, hike along North Rim Trail, and make a trip to Artist Point.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary planner.

Do a combination of flight and car from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Seattle in August, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in Yellowstone National Park: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to 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
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

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