59 days in United States Itinerary

59 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Kelowna
Drive:  5 h 30 min
1
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
Glacier National Park
— 5 nights
Fly:  7 h 45 min
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Grand Teton National Park
— 4 nights
Taxi + Fly:  7 h 15 min
5
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
6
Washington DC
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
7
Chicago
— 5 nights
Fly + Bus:  10 h 15 min
8
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
9
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h
10
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Bus:  4 h 15 min
11
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Bus + Fly:  4 h
12
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  7 h 45 min
End: Kelowna

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium, then enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally take a stroll through Pike Place Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and then walk around Woodland Park and Rose Garden.

Plan my day in Seattle using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Kelowna, Canada to Seattle is an approximately 5- hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. In August in Seattle, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks ©
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

5
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.
Glacier National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park, take in the dramatic scenery at Virginia Falls, explore the activities along Avalanche Lake, and appreciate the views at Logan Pass.

Before you visit Glacier National Park, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can fly from Seattle to Glacier National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Seattle to Glacier National Park. Traveling from Seattle in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Glacier National Park, with lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park ©
Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park
Highline Trail ©
Highline Trail

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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the dramatic natural features at Lower Geyser Basin, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Washburn, and explore the striking landscape of Yellowstone National Park.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Glacier National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Glacier National Park in August: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 24°C and lows are around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive 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
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

4
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.
Grand Teton National Park is known for wildlife, scenic drive, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Teton, hike along Taggart Lake, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Transfiguration, and stroll through Cascade Canyon Trail.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Teton National Park trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 1.5 hours. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Grand Teton National Park, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail
Taggart Lake ©
Taggart Lake

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, 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, tour the pleasant surroundings at The High Line, and admire the striking features of Empire State Building.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City itinerary planning site.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Grand Teton National Park to New York City in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Grand Teton National Park to New York City. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in August, you will find days in New York City are a bit warmer (34°C), and nights are much hotter (25°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

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

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Clue IQ: An Escape Room Experience (in Frederick) and Gettysburg (Victorian Photography Studio & Gettysburg National Military Park). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, get a sense of history and politics at The Pentagon, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at National Zoological Park.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Washington DC trip planner.

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. August in Washington DC sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 25°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gettysburg, Clue IQ: An Escape Room Experience
Highlights from your plan
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

5
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Change things up with these side-trips from Chicago: Basilica of the Sacred Heart (in South Bend) and Silver Beach Carousel (in Saint Joseph). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, enjoy breathtaking views from 360 Chicago Observation Deck, admire the landmark architecture of Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, and contemplate the long history of Frank Lloyd Wright's Robie House.

For photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Chicago trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Chicago takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In August in Chicago, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Oak Park, Basilica of the Sacred Heart, Silver Beach Carousel
Highlights from your plan
Ragnarok Axe Throwing ©
Ragnarok Axe Throwing
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Lincoln Park Zoo ©
Lincoln Park Zoo

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.
On the 4th (Sun), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Navajo Point, hike along North Kaibab Trail, and cruise along Cape Royal.

For photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip maker app.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Chicago to Grand Canyon National Park in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Chicago in September, expect little chillier with lows of 7°C in Grand Canyon National Park. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can go by car 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
North Kaibab Trail ©
North Kaibab Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim 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. The adventure continues: make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

Plan my day in Las Vegas using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Fun & Games Shopping

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). There's still lots to do: put a fun spin on your tour with Fantastic Race, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, and admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall.

Start your trip to Los Angeles by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In September, Los Angeles is little chillier than Las Vegas - with highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Fantastic Race ©
Fantastic Race
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park

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.
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, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, and take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass.

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

Take a bus from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 12 hours. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect little chillier days and much colder nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 27°C to lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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: steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, step aboard SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and walk around Golden Gate Park.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the San Francisco trip maker.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and subway; or do a combination of bus and subway. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Yosemite National Park in September since evenings lows in San Francisco dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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