56 days in United States Itinerary

56 days in United States Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 4 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
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San Francisco
— 6 nights
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Seattle
— 2 nights
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Olympic National Park
— 5 nights
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Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
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Anchorage
— 2 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
— 6 nights
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Washington DC
— 3 nights

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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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Disneyland Park and The Getty Center. Griffith Observatory and Petersen Automotive Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Step out of Los Angeles to go to Anaheim and see Disney California Adventure Park, which is approximately 38 minutes away. Pack the 10th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, explore the world behind art at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

For where to stay and tourist information, use the Los Angeles road trip planning app.

Fort Lauderdale to Los Angeles is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Fort Lauderdale to Los Angeles. Traveling from Fort Lauderdale in July, expect Los Angeles to be a bit cooler, temps between 83°F and 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Disney Park / Activity
Disneyland Park
4.2
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Disney Park / Activity
Disney California Adventure Park
4.5

6
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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.
Attractions like Glacier Point and Mariposa Grove make great kid-friendly stops. Get outdoors at Vernal Fall and Tioga Pass. There's still lots to do: hike along Tuolumne Meadows, explore the striking landscape at El Capitan, stroll through Panorama Trail, and admire the sheer force of Chilnualna Falls.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park online trip planner.

Drive from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Plan for much colder nights when traveling from Los Angeles in July since evenings lows in Yosemite National Park dip to 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Lembert Dome
4.8
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Must see
Glacier Point
4.9
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Must see
Mariposa Grove
4.7

6
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Alcatraz Island and Exploratorium. Head to Union Square and Ferry Building Marketplacefor plenty of shopping. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Francisco: Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards (in St. Helena) and Muir Woods National Monument (in Mill Valley). There's much more to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, wander the streets of SoMa, and get curious at California Academy of Sciences.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco online day trip planner.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in July: highs in San Francisco hover around 73°F, while lows dip to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Alcatraz Island
4.7
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Pier / Boardwalk
Fisherman's Wharf
3.4

2
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Seattle

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium, then make a trip to Space Needle, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally wander the streets of Pike Place Market. On the 25th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Alki Beach, and then admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Seattle trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Seattle takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Seattle, with highs around 79°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your trip
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Neighborhood
Pike Place Market
4.3
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Specialty Museum
The Museum of Flight
4.8

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Olympic National Park

Olympic National Park ©
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
You'll get in some beach time at Ruby Beach and Rialto Beach. Get in touch with nature at Hurricane Ridge and Hoh River Trail. The adventure continues: delve into the lush surroundings at Olympic National Park, trek along Second Beach Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sol Duc Falls, and take in the dramatic scenery at Murhut Falls.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Olympic National Park online tour builder.

Traveling by combination of ferry and bus from Seattle to Olympic National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Seattle in July, expect Olympic National Park to be slightly colder, temps between 70°F and 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Ruby Beach
4.8
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Scenic Drive
Hurricane Ridge
4.8
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Beach
Rialto Beach
4.8

3
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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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate USS Arizona Memorial and USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park. You'll get in some beach time at Waikiki Beach and Kailua Beach Park. The adventure continues: take in the pleasant sights at Diamond Head State Monument, steep yourself in history at Battleship Missouri Memorial, and contemplate the waterfront views at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Honolulu trip builder app.

Fly from Olympic National Park to Honolulu in 11 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Olympic National Park to Honolulu is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Olympic National Park in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Honolulu: temperatures range from 88°F by day to 75°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Anchorage.

Things to do in Honolulu

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Kailua Beach Park
4.7

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Anchorage

Anchorage ©

The City of Lights and Flowers

Home to nearly half of Alaska's population, the port city of Anchorage covers a staggering area of over 4,900 sq km (1,900 sq mi) surrounded by mountains.
Step out of the city life by going to Tony Knowles Coastal Trail and Potter Marsh Bird Sanctuary. Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center and Imaginarium Discovery Center will appeal to museum buffs. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Alaska Native Heritage Center.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Anchorage trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Honolulu to Anchorage takes 8.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Honolulu to Anchorage due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Honolulu in August, expect Anchorage to be much colder, temps between 66°F and 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Anchorage

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Trails
Highlights from your trip

3
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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.
Get outdoors at Going-to-the-Sun Road and Grinnell Glacier. Spend the 7th (Wed) exploring nature at Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Highline Trail, admire the sheer force of St.Mary Falls, explore the activities along Swiftcurrent Falls, and get great views at Jackson Glacier Overlook.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Glacier National Park itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from Anchorage to Glacier National Park takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Anchorage to Glacier National Park is 2 hours. Traveling from Anchorage in August, you will find days in Glacier National Park are a bit warmer (83°F), and nights are slightly colder (48°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Highline Trail
4.8
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Must see
Grinnell Glacier
4.9

6
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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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Uncle Tom's Trail and S Rim Trail. Kids will enjoy Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Grand Prismatic Spring. There's lots more to do: take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, hike along Observation Point Trail, explore and take pictures at Lamar Valley, and stroll through Mystic Falls Trail.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park holiday planner.

Getting from Glacier National Park to Yellowstone National Park by car takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Glacier National Park in August, expect Yellowstone National Park to be little chillier, temps between 70°F and 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Provincetown.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
S Rim Trail
4.9
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Must see
Lamar Valley
4.8

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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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Chatham Marconi Maritime Center and Edward Gorey House. Kids will enjoy Marconi Beach and Nauset Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Provincetown: Shining Sea Bikeway (in Falmouth), Eastham (Nauset Light Beach & Coast Guard Beach) and Heritage Museums & Gardens (in Sandwich). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Cape Cod National Seashore, stroll through Herring Cove Beach, examine the collection at Provincetown Art Association and Museum, and do a tasting at Truro Vineyards of Cape Cod.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Provincetown road trip planning app.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Provincetown by combination of flight and ferry takes about 12.5 hours. Other options: drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Provincetown due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, you will find days in Provincetown are somewhat warmer (78°F), and nights are much hotter (62°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Provincetown

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Marconi Beach
4.6
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Specialty Museum
Heritage Museums & Gardens
4.7

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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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate The Metropolitan Museum of Art and 9/11 Memorial. Get some historical perspective at Ellis Island and St. Paul's Chapel. And it doesn't end there: go for a walk through Central Park, don't miss a visit to Statue of Liberty National Monument, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, and wander the streets of Times Square.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our New York City tour itinerary builder tool.

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 a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Provincetown in August; daily highs in New York City reach 84°F and lows reach 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
9/11 Memorial
4.7
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Natural History Museum
American Museum of Natural History
4.2

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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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like National Air and Space Museum and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. You'll explore and learn at National Gallery of Art and The National Archives Museum. Take a break from Washington DC with a short trip to Antietam National Battlefield in Sharpsburg, about 1h 30 min away. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral, and admire the masterpieces at National Portrait Gallery.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Washington DC online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by train from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Specialty Museum
National Air and Space Museum
4.6

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