59 days in United States Itinerary

59 days in United States Itinerary

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Fly to Boston, Ferry to Provincetown
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Provincetown
— 3 nights
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New York City
— 5 nights
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Washington DC
— 4 nights
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Gatlinburg
— 3 nights
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Chicago
— 4 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
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San Francisco
— 5 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
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Los Angeles
— 5 nights
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Las Vegas
— 4 nights
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Glacier National Park
— 3 nights
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Seattle
— 2 nights
Ferry to Bainbridge Ferry Terminal, Bus to Olympic National Park
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Olympic National Park
— 3 nights
Bus to Seattle, Fly to Anchorage
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Anchorage
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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Provincetown: Heritage Museums & Gardens (in Sandwich) and Falmouth (Highfield Hall & Gardens & Shining Sea Bikeway). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Cod National Seashore, get lost in a book at Provincetown Library, pause for some photo ops at Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, and hike along Cape Cod Rail Trail.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Provincetown tour itinerary maker website.

Bern, Switzerland to Provincetown is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and ferry. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Bern to Provincetown due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Bern in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Provincetown, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Provincetown

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Beaches

Side Trips

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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.
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, don't miss a visit to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, walk around The High Line, and take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City trip itinerary planning tool.

Fly from Provincetown to New York City in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry and train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Provincetown in August: high temperatures in New York City hover around 34°C and lows are around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

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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.
Explore Washington DC's surroundings by going to Gettysburg (Gettysburg National Military Park & Victorian Photography Studio). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, ponder the world of politics at White House, and get to know the resident critters at National Zoological Park.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Washington DC trip planner.

Traveling by train from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Washington DC are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

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Gatlinburg

The Gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Gatlinburg: Hartford (5 Rivers Adventures & River Rafting & Tubing) and Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail (in Great Smoky Mountains National Park). There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte, cruise along Little River Road, view the masterpieces at Fowler's Clay Works, and stroll around Chimneys Picnic Area.

For where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Gatlinburg trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Washington DC to Gatlinburg by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. In August in Gatlinburg, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Outdoors · Parks · Adventure · Tours

Side Trips

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Chicago

Windy City

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, ponder the design of Buckingham Fountain, catch a live event at Wrigley Field, and engage your brain at Field Museum.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Chicago online attractions planner.

You can fly from Gatlinburg to Chicago in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and subway. The time zone difference when traveling from Gatlinburg to Chicago is minus 1 hour. In August in Chicago, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

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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.
Change things up with a short trip to Grand Teton in Grand Teton National Park (about 1h 25 min away). There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, explore the activities along Yellowstone Lake, identify plant and animal life at Hayden Valley, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park sightseeing planning app.

You can fly from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, bus, and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Chicago in August, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are slightly colder (24°C), and nights are colder (3°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

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San Francisco

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Dedicate the 30th (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, stroll around Golden Gate Park, and stroll through Alcatraz Island.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco journey builder site.

Traveling by flight from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, shuttle, and train. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, San Francisco is much warmer at night with lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours · Parks · Wineries · Historic Sites

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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, hike along Tuolumne Meadows, stroll around Mariposa Grove, and take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park planning tool.

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 4 hours. When traveling from San Francisco in August, plan for a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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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.
Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 6th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, and enjoy some music at Walt Disney Concert Hall.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, expect nights in Los Angeles to be warmer, around 22°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Fun & Games · Nightlife

Side Trips

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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.
When in Las Vegas, make a side trip to see Hoover Dam in Boulder City, approximately Boulder City away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian Resort.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip app.

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. Traveling from Los Angeles in September, expect nights in Las Vegas to be about the same, around 25°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 39°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Fun & Games · Shopping · Casinos

Side Trip

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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.
Spend the 14th (Sat) exploring nature at Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Iceberg Lake Trail, explore and take pictures at Going-to-the-Sun Road, take in the dramatic scenery at Virginia Falls, and trek along Avalanche Lake.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Glacier National Park itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Glacier National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Las Vegas to Glacier National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, Glacier National Park is colder than Las Vegas - with highs of 24°C and lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): meet the residents at Seattle Aquarium, then take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, then get a taste of the local shopping with Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally shop like a local with Pike Place Market. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum, and then take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Seattle travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Glacier National Park to Seattle by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Glacier National Park to Seattle. Traveling from Glacier National Park in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of 15°C in Seattle. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods

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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.
Take a break from Olympic National Park with a short trip to B&B Family Farm in Sequim, about 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: cruise along Hurricane Ridge, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sol Duc Falls, take a peaceful walk through Olympic National Park, and kick back and relax at Ruby Beach.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Olympic National Park trip planner.

Getting from Seattle to Olympic National Park by combination of ferry and bus takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Seattle in September, with highs in Olympic National Park at 22°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Anchorage.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

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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.
Anchorage is known for wildlife, historic sites, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center, look for all kinds of wild species at Potter Marsh Bird Sanctuary, contemplate the long history of Alaska Native Heritage Center, and get engrossed in the history at Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Anchorage trip builder.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Olympic National Park to Anchorage in 8.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Alaska Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Olympic National Park in September, things will get little chillier in Anchorage: highs are around 16°C and lows about 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Anchorage

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.