35 days in United States Itinerary

35 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States visit planner

Make it your trip
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New York City
— 4 nights
Train
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Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly
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Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly
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Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
Drive
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Grand Teton National Park
— 3 nights
Fly
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Drive
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly
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Seattle
— 1 night
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New York City

— 4 nights

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, make a trip to Grand Central Terminal, take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock, and walk around The High Line.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the New York City driving holiday website.

Nottingham, UK to New York City is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 5 hours. Traveling from Nottingham in August, things will get somewhat warmer in New York City: highs are around 34°C and lows about 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Aug 20 — 24:

Washington DC

— 4 nights
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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral, ponder the world of politics at The Pentagon, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Washington DC travel planner.

Traveling by train from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 24 — 28:

Chicago

— 2 nights

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): stroll around Milton Lee Olive Park, admire the local landmark of Buckingham Fountain, explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, then stroll around Millennium Park, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Fourth Presbyterian Church, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sun): engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry and then get to know the resident critters at Lincoln Park Zoo.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Chicago vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Chicago takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Washington DC to Chicago due to the time zone difference. In August, daytime highs in Chicago are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Aug 28 — 30:

Yellowstone National Park

— 5 nights

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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and historic sites. 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, witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, and get to know the fascinating history of Uncle Tom's Trail.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary planning site.

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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park. When traveling from Chicago in August, plan for slightly colder days and cooler nights in Yellowstone National Park: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 30 — Sep 4:

Grand Teton National Park

— 3 nights

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.
Spend the 5th (Sat) surrounded by wildlife at Grand Teton. And it doesn't end there: get a new perspective on things with National Park Float Trips, cruise along Teton Park Road, explore and take pictures at 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, and hike along Taggart Lake.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Teton National Park trip planning app.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Grand Teton National Park, ranging from highs of 23°C to lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 4 — 7:

Las Vegas

— 2 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of The Strip, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck. Here are some ideas for day two: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and then try your luck at Casino at the MGM Grand.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas online route planner.

You can fly from Grand Teton National Park to Las Vegas in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Grand Teton National Park in September, with highs in Las Vegas at 39°C and lows at 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 7 — 9:

Grand Canyon National Park

— 4 nights
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, trek along Rim Trail, take some stellar pictures from Lipan Point, and tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

Getting from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in September, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are slightly colder (28°C), and nights are much colder (7°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 13:

Yosemite National Park

— 5 nights
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, get great views at Half Dome, cruise along Tioga Pass, and trek along Lembert Dome.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip builder app.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 10.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Yosemite National Park when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, with lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Sep 13 — 18:

San Francisco

— 3 nights

City by the Bay

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: make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, examine the collection at Exploratorium, shop like a local with Ferry Building Marketplace, and step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco trip planner.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Yosemite National Park in September since evenings lows in San Francisco dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 21:

Seattle

— 1 night

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.
On the 22nd (Tue), examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, then meet the residents at Seattle Aquarium, then view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Seattle day trip planning site.

Getting from San Francisco to Seattle by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Seattle are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 22:

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.