30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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New York City
— 4 nights
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Washington DC
— 4 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights
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Grand Teton National Park
— 3 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Seattle
— 3 nights

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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.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art and New York Public Library will appeal to museum buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at 9/11 Memorial and Times Square. There's lots more to do: go for a walk through Central Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock, make a trip to Rockefeller Center, and appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read New York City trip itinerary website.

Jerusalem, Israel to New York City is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Israel Standard Time (IST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -7 hour difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Jerusalem in September; daily highs in New York City reach 31°C and lows reach 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Times Square ©
Times Square

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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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate National Air and Space Museum and National Museum of American History. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at International Spy Museum, pause for some photo ops at National World War II Memorial, get advice or help at Library of Congress, and ponder the world of politics at White House.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Washington DC travel route app.

Getting from New York City to Washington DC by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. September in Washington DC sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Washington DC

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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Museum of American History ©
National Museum of American History
International Spy Museum ©
International Spy Museum

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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 inner history buff will appreciate Uncle Tom's Trail and S Rim Trail. Escape the urban bustle at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Lower Geyser Basin. There's much more to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, admire the sheer force of Mystic Falls Trail, cruise along Firehole Canyon Drive, and stroll through Natural Bridge Trail.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Yellowstone National Park takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Washington DC in September, things will get cooler in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 18°C and lows about 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can go by car to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

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Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©

Mountains of the Imagination

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Grand Teton and 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive. And it doesn't end there: trek along Cascade Canyon Trail, admire all the interesting features of Teton Park Road, take in breathtaking views at Cascade Canyon, and appreciate the views at Potholes Turnout, Grand Teton National Park.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Teton National Park visit planning website.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, expect nights in Grand Teton National Park to be about the same, around 3°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife
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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail
String Lake ©
String Lake

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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.
Visiting Glacier Point and Elizabeth Lake will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: cruise along Tioga Pass, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, take some stellar pictures from Half Dome, and stroll through Tuolumne Meadows.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Grand Teton National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and train; 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 Yosemite National Park. When traveling from Grand Teton National Park in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 27°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
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Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Half Dome ©
Half Dome

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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.
Appreciate the collections at Exploratorium and Musee Mecanique. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Alcatraz Island and SS Jeremiah O'Brien. And it doesn't end there: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and wander the streets of Union Square.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco road trip planning app.

Traveling by combination of bus and 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 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Chihuly Garden and Glass and Pike Place Market. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Museum of Flight and Glasshouse Studio. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Seattle: Tacoma (Tacoma Art Museum & Museum of Glass). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, enjoy the sand and surf at Alki Beach, and take a stroll through Pioneer Square.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Seattle trip maker website.

You can fly from San Francisco to Seattle in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Seattle are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Side Trip

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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

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