31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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New York City
— 4 nights
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Washington DC
— 3 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
— 4 nights
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Seattle
— 4 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 American Museum of Natural History are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will appreciate 9/11 Memorial and New York Public Library. There's still lots to do: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal, and make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City route planner.

Jerusalem, Israel to New York City is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Jerusalem to New York City is minus 7 hours. Traveling from Jerusalem in September, expect New York City to be a bit cooler, temps between 31°C and 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Find places to stay Sep 1 — 5:
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Times Square ©
Times Square

3
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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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like National Air and Space Museum and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Let the collections at National Gallery of Art and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum capture your imagination. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at The National Archives Museum, ponder the world of politics at White House, get advice or help at Library of Congress, and admire the masterpieces at National Portrait Gallery.

For ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Washington DC trip itinerary site.

You can take a train from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) 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 Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

6
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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Old Faithful and Upper Geyser Basin. The adventure continues: take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, contemplate the waterfront views at Firehole River, take in the dramatic natural features at Aurum Geyser, and hike along Natural Bridge Trail.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park day trip tool.

Fly from Washington DC to Yellowstone National Park in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Washington DC to Yellowstone National Park. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Washington DC in September, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 18°C and lows at 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 14:
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Aurum Geyser ©
Aurum Geyser
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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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 Teton Park Road. There's still lots to do: cruise along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, get interesting insight from National Park Float Trips, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cascade Canyon Trail, and explore the stunning scenery at Cascade Canyon.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Grand Teton National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, you will find days in Grand Teton National Park are somewhat warmer (23°C), and nights are about the same (3°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 14 — 17:
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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.
Get outdoors at Glacier Point and Lembert Dome. There's still lots to do: trek along Tuolumne Meadows, surround yourself with nature on YExplore Yosemite Adventures - Day Tours, tour the pleasant surroundings at Panorama Trail, and contemplate the waterfront views at Tenaya Lake.

Start your trip to Yosemite National Park by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Getting from Grand Teton National Park to Yosemite National Park by combination of flight and bus takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, bus, and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park to Yosemite National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Grand Teton National Park in September: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 27°C, while lows dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 22:
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Half Dome ©
Half Dome
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

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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.
Let the collections at Exploratorium and Cable Car Museum capture your imagination. Get a sense of the local culture at Alcatraz Island and Jordan Vineyard & Winery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Francisco: Alexander Valley Vineyards (in Healdsburg) and Ace It Bike Tours (in Windsor). There's still lots to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, make a trip to Ferry Building Marketplace, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and wander the streets of Chinatown.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco online road trip planner.

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 and subway; or take a bus. 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 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 22 — 26:
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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Chihuly Garden and Glass and The Museum of Flight. Do your shopping at Pike Place Market and Glasshouse Studio. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Seattle: Olympic National Park (Kalaloch Beach Trail 4 & Murhut Falls). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum, take an in-depth tour of Museum of History & Industry, tour the pleasant surroundings at Alki Beach, and enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Seattle travel planning website.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Seattle takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in Seattle sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 26 — 30:
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

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