55 days in Continental USA Itinerary

55 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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Las Vegas
— Few hours
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 6 nights
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Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 2 nights
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Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
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San Francisco
— 5 nights
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Glacier National Park
— 3 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights
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Provincetown
— 5 nights
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New York City
— 5 nights
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Washington DC
— 4 nights

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Las Vegas

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): examine the collection at The Neon Museum, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, and then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas online route builder.

Oklahoma City to Las Vegas is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Oklahoma City to Las Vegas is minus 2 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Oklahoma City in June, with highs in Las Vegas at 103°F and lows at 77°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
The Neon Museum ©
The Neon Museum

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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Bright Angel Trail and South Kaibab Trail. The adventure continues: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail, take a memorable drive along East Rim Drive, and trek along North Kaibab Trail.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker tool.

Drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. When traveling from Las Vegas in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 85°F, while nights are much colder with lows around 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

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Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

Heart of the Kona Coast

Thanks to its favorable location near a mountain range blocking the northeasterly trade winds, Kailua-Kona gets little rainfall, allowing adventure seekers and nature lovers a chance to enjoy over 300 days of sunshine each year.
Get in touch with nature at Swim with Dolphins and Puukohola National Historic Park. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area and Anaehoomalu. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Mauna Kea Beach and stroll through Kahaluu Beach.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Kailua-Kona vacation maker tool.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Kailua-Kona takes 13.5 hours. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Kailua-Kona due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, plan for much hotter nights in Kailua-Kona, with lows around 74°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Swim with Dolphins
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area
Mauna Kea Beach ©
Mauna Kea Beach

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Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©

Big Pineapple

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Relax by the water at Waikiki Beach and Lanikai Beach. Get outdoors at Sunset Beach Park and Diamond Head State Monument. The adventure continues: stroll the grounds of USS Arizona Memorial.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Honolulu trip maker.

Fly from Kailua-Kona to Honolulu in 4 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The Getty Center and The Museum of Contemporary Art. Get outdoors at Santa Monica State Beach and Venice Beach and Boardwalk. Step out of Los Angeles with an excursion to Disneyland Park in Anaheim--about 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, kick back and relax at Will Rogers State Beach, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Honolulu to Los Angeles takes 8 hours. Traveling from Honolulu to Los Angeles, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Honolulu in June, with highs in Los Angeles at 79°F and lows at 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to catch the bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Glacier Point and Mariposa Grove. Spend the 28th (Fri) exploring nature at Elizabeth Lake. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Taft Point, make a trip to Pothole Dome, look for all kinds of wild species at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, and stroll through Four Mile Trail.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park day trip app.

Getting from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park by bus takes about 12 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Los Angeles in June since evenings lows in Yosemite National Park dip to 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll explore and learn at Exploratorium and de Young Museum. Take a break from the city and head to Alcatraz Island and Fort Funston National Park. The adventure continues: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, step aboard SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and see the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique.

To find maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, you will find days in San Francisco are little chillier (71°F), and nights are somewhat warmer (55°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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Glacier National Park

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Virginia Falls and Swiftcurrent Falls. Spend the 4th (Thu) exploring nature at Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park. There's lots more to do: hike along Iceberg Lake Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Grinnell Glacier, get great views at Jackson Glacier Overlook, and take a memorable drive along Going-to-the-Sun Road.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Glacier National Park road trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Glacier National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from San Francisco to Glacier National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from San Francisco, expect a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in Glacier National Park, ranging from highs of 85°F to lows of 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can go by car to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Virginia Falls ©
Virginia Falls
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail

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Yellowstone National Park

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Old Faithful. Change things up with a short trip to Grand Teton in Grand Teton National Park (about 1h 30 min away). There's lots more to do: take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin, look for all kinds of wild species at North Rim Trail, contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake, and explore the striking landscape of Mount Washburn.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Glacier National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Glacier National Park in July: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 73°F and lows are around 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Provincetown.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

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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Provincetown

Provincetown ©

Birthplace of American Liberty

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.
Get in touch with nature at Cape Cod National Seashore and Long Point. You'll get in some beach time at Nauset Light Beach and Nauset Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Coast Guard Beach (in Eastham), Heritage Museums & Gardens (in Sandwich) and Chatham Lighthouse Beach (in Chatham). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Race Point Beach, examine the collection at Provincetown Art Association and Museum, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Marconi Beach.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Provincetown trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Yellowstone National Park to Provincetown takes 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Provincetown is 2 hours. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Provincetown, with highs around 79°F, while nights are much warmer with lows around 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Provincetown

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Cape Cod National Seashore ©
Cape Cod National Seashore
Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Nauset Beach ©
Nauset Beach

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New York City

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.
Let the collections at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and 9/11 Memorial capture your imagination. Your inner history buff will appreciate Ellis Island and Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine. Next up on the itinerary: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, stroll through The High Line, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the New York City trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Provincetown to New York City takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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 86°F and lows reach 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can take a train 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 ©
American Museum of Natural History

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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.
National Air and Space Museum and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History will appeal to museum buffs. Popular historic sites such as Washington National Cathedral and The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier are in your itinerary. When in Washington DC, make a side trip to see National Museum of the Marine Corps in Triangle, approximately Triangle away. There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, explore the world behind art at National Portrait Gallery, get to know the resident critters at National Zoological Park, and examine the collection at The National Archives Museum.

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

Take a train from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. July in Washington DC sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 73°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Marine Corps ©
National Museum of the Marine Corps
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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