22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip itinerary planner

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New York City
— 3 nights
Train
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Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly to Flagstaff, Bus to Maswik Lodge
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly
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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Fly
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Seattle
— 2 nights
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New York City

— 3 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: stroll around Central Park, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, explore the galleries of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and stop by Times Square.

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Manchester, UK to New York City is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 5 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Manchester in July; daily highs in New York City reach 35°C and lows reach 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Washington DC

— 3 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: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument.

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Traveling by train from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Washington DC are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums

Grand Canyon National Park

— 2 nights
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 29th (Sat), hike along Bright Angel Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along South Kaibab Trail, get great views at Yaki Point, then take some stellar pictures from Pipe Creek Vista, and finally take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim.

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Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Washington DC to Grand Canyon National Park takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Washington DC in July, plan for slightly colder days and much colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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.
On the 31st (Mon), get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck. On the 1st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and then examine the collection at The Mob Museum.

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You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, expect nights in Las Vegas to be much warmer, around 32°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 47°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods · Shopping · Parks · Historic Sites

Yosemite National Park

— 3 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, take some stellar pictures from Half Dome, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nevada Falls Loop, and identify plant and animal life at YExplore Yosemite Adventures - Day Tours.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park online trip planner.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Yosemite National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in August, with highs in Yosemite National Park at 32°C and lows at 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

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: steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge, visit Fisherman's Wharf, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, and step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read San Francisco road trip planner.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, you will find days in San Francisco are a bit cooler (26°C), and nights are a bit warmer (17°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Museums

Yellowstone National Park

— 3 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, hike along North Rim Trail, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Uncle Tom's Trail.

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Getting from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of subway, train, bus, and car. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for colder nights when traveling from San Francisco in August since evenings lows in Yellowstone National Park dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Seattle

— 2 nights

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 11th (Fri): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seattle Aquarium, wander the streets of Pike Place Market, then view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally make a trip to Space Needle.

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Traveling by flight from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, you will find days in Seattle are a bit warmer (31°C), and nights are warmer (19°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

United States travel guide

4.5
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.

California travel guide

4.1
Specialty Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Beaches
The Golden State
The country's most populous state, California includes landscapes that range from the forested northern coast to harsh southern deserts. Sandwiched right in the middle of the state is a fertile valley, home to farms, vineyards, and orchards. California's cities offer diverse attractions, from amusement parks and upscale shops to award-winning restaurants and innovative art galleries. Outside the state's big urban centers, places to visit include some of the nation's most rugged national parks, ancient forests, towering mountain peaks, and ski resorts. More than just a surfing destination famous for its beaches and winding coastal roads, California also boasts one of the world's largest economies, bolstered by the booming tech industries.