57 days in United States Itinerary

57 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Chicago
— 2 nights
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 7 nights
3
Grand Teton National Park
— 5 nights
4
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
5
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 6 nights
7
Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
8
San Francisco
— 4 nights
9
Seattle
— 3 nights
10
Glacier National Park
— 6 nights
11
New York City
— 6 nights
12
Washington DC
— 5 nights

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, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, get a new perspective on nature at Field Museum, and make a trip to Buckingham Fountain.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Chicago holiday maker app.

Detroit to Chicago is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Detroit to Chicago due to the time zone difference. In August, daily temperatures in Chicago can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Lincoln Park Zoo ©
Lincoln Park Zoo
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

7
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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, contemplate the waterfront views at Firehole River, explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin, and cruise along Firehole Lake Drive.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, shuttle, bus, and car. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chicago in August, expect nights in Yellowstone National Park to be much colder, around °F, while days are little chillier, around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can go by car to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin

5
nights
Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©
The peaks of Grand Teton National Park aren't the highest in the world, but they sit atop what might be nature's archetypes for mountains.
Spend the 13th (Thu) surrounded by wildlife at Grand Teton. Next up on the itinerary: take a tour by water with National Park Float Trips, trek along Cascade Canyon Trail, explore the activities along Snake River, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at String Lake.

For ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Teton National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, you will find days in Grand Teton National Park are a bit warmer (°F), and nights are about the same (°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
National Park Float Trips ©
National Park Float Trips
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail

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.
Step out of Los Angeles with an excursion to Disneyland Park in Anaheim--about 36 minutes away. Pack the 18th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, shop like a local with The Grove, and look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip planning app.

Getting from Grand Teton National Park to Los Angeles by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Teton National Park to Los Angeles. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in August, you will find days in Los Angeles are somewhat warmer (°F), and nights are warmer (°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Mulholland Drive, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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.
On the 22nd (Sat), try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, thendon't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio, thenadmire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun): wander the streets of The Strip, try to win big at Casino at the MGM Grand, and then try to win big at New York New York Casino.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in August, with highs in Las Vegas at °F and lows at °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
The Strip ©
The Strip

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 27th (Thu), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's still lots to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Lipan Point, trot along with Canyon Trail Rides, and trek along Rim Trail.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

Getting from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: 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. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in August; daily highs in Grand Canyon National Park reach °F and lows reach °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Lipan Point ©
Lipan Point

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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, look for all kinds of wild species at YExplore Yosemite Adventures - Day Tours, contemplate the waterfront views at Tenaya Lake, and take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park travel route builder tool.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park in 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August since evenings lows in Yosemite National Park dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, engage your brain at California Academy of Sciences, take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, and examine the collection at Exploratorium.

To see where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the San Francisco trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in San Francisco, with lows of °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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.
Seattle is known for museums, parks, and wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a taste of the local shopping with Chihuly Garden and Glass, browse the fresh offerings at Pike Place Market, kick back and relax at Alki Beach, and make a trip to Space Needle.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Seattle trip planner.

You can fly from San Francisco to Seattle in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in September, and nighttime lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Mercer Slough Nature Park
Highlights from your plan
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks ©
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

6
nights
Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
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.
On the 13th (Sun), hike the day away at Highline Trail. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Grinnell Glacier, explore the activities along Fishercap Lake, trek along Iceberg Lake Trail, and get to know the fascinating history of Garden Wall.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Glacier National Park sightseeing planning app.

Getting from Seattle to Glacier National Park by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Expect slightly colder evenings in Glacier National Park when traveling from Seattle in September, with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Thu) to allow time for travel to New York City.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Highline Trail ©
Highline Trail
Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road

6
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, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock, get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, and wander the streets of Times Square.

Plan my day in New York City using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Fly from Glacier National Park to New York City in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Glacier National Park to New York City is 2 hours. When traveling from Glacier National Park in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in New York City, with highs around °F, while nights are much hotter with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums 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

5
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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, appreciate the history behind Washington Monument, and ponder the world of politics at The Pentagon.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC journey planner.

You can take a train from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Washington DC are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
The Pentagon ©
The Pentagon

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