31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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New York City
— 2 nights
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Washington DC
— 4 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
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Olympic National Park
— 1 night
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Seattle
— 1 night
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St. Helena
— 2 nights
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 5 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.
Appreciate the collections at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. Popular historic sites such as 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral are in your itinerary. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Times Square, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, and enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City day trip tool.

Jerusalem, Israel to New York City is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Jerusalem to New York City. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Jerusalem in October, with highs in New York City at 24°C and lows at 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Find places to stay Oct 1 — 3:
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Times Square ©
Times Square

4
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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at National Air and Space Museum and National Museum of American History. You'll explore and learn at National Gallery of Art and International Spy Museum. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and get engrossed in the history at National Portrait Gallery.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Washington DC trip planner.

Take a train from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Washington DC are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. On the 7th (Wed), you'll travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Washington DC

Side Trip

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The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

4
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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Grand Canyon South Rim and Bright Angel Trail. There's still lots to do: hike along Rim Trail, take some stellar pictures from Lipan Point, take a pleasant ride with Canyon Trail Rides, and stroll through South Kaibab Trail.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Washington DC to Grand Canyon National Park takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Washington DC to Grand Canyon National Park. When traveling from Washington DC in October, plan for a bit cooler days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 22°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 11:
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

3
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Las Vegas

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.
The Strip and The Mob Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio, try to win big at The Mirage, and see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October: highs in Las Vegas hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Casinos · Fun & Games · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 11 — 14:
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

1
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Rialto Beach and then kick back and relax at Ruby Beach.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Olympic National Park online trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Olympic National Park in 7 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in October, you will find days in Olympic National Park are much colder (17°C), and nights are little chillier (7°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 14 — 15:
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Ruby Beach ©
Ruby Beach
Rialto Beach ©
Rialto Beach

1
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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 16th (Fri): examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, then take in the exciting artwork at Glasshouse Studio, then view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally take a stroll through Pike Place Market.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Seattle itinerary maker site.

You can do a combination of bus and ferry from Olympic National Park to Seattle in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Seattle when traveling from Olympic National Park in October, with lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to St. Helena.

Things to do in Seattle

Find places to stay Oct 15 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

2
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St. Helena

St. Helena ©

The Heart Of Napa Valley

The city of St.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): learn about winemaking at Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards, then do a tasting at Ladera Vineyards, then do a tasting at Modus Operandi Cellars, and finally do a tasting at VGS Chateau Potelle. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about winemaking at Schramsberg Vineyards, then learn about winemaking at Jordan Vineyard & Winery, then do a tasting at Gracianna Winery, and finally learn about winemaking at Pride Mountain Vineyards.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the St. Helena travel planning website.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to St. Helena takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Seattle in October, you will find days in St. Helena are somewhat warmer (30°C), and nights are about the same (9°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in St. Helena

Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 16 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards ©
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards
VGS Chateau Potelle ©
VGS Chateau Potelle
Jordan Vineyard & Winery ©
Jordan Vineyard & Winery

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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.
On the 19th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge, stop by Fisherman's Wharf, then examine the collection at Cable Car Museum, and finally stop by Chinatown. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and then browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace.

For ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from St. Helena to San Francisco in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and subway. Traveling from St. Helena in October, expect nights in San Francisco to be a bit warmer, around 15°C, while days are little chillier, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Find places to stay Oct 18 — 20:
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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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 Tioga Pass will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: trek along Tuolumne Meadows, explore the striking landscape at Lembert Dome, get great views at Half Dome, and don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park driving holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from San Francisco in October: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 22°C, while lows dip to -2°C. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Sun) before leaving for Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Find places to stay Oct 20 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Half Dome ©
Half Dome
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

5
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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.
Get some cultural insight at S Rim Trail and Uncle Tom's Trail. Visiting Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Grand Prismatic Spring will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin, identify plant and animal life at Firehole Canyon Drive, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Gibbon Falls, and take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary maker app.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, shuttle, and taxi; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in October, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Yellowstone National Park: temperatures range from 9°C by day to -4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Oct 25 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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