29 days in United States Itinerary

29 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States travel planner

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Ferry to Billy Bishop Toronto City, Fly to Newark
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New York City
— 3 nights
Train
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Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly
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Chicago
— 1 night
Fly
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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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Grand Teton National Park
— 1 night
Fly
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Glacier National Park
— 4 nights
Fly
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Seattle
— 1 night
Fly
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 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 through Central Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, go for a walk through The High Line, and appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City trip itinerary planner.

Toronto, Canada to New York City is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of ferry and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Toronto in September; daily highs in New York City reach 31°C and lows reach 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time 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, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, get a sense of history and politics at White House, and pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Washington DC trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by train from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Chicago

— 1 night

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, admire the landmark architecture of Reliance Building, then stroll around Millennium Park, then explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, and finally make a trip to Buckingham Fountain.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Chicago online attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Chicago takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Washington DC to Chicago, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Parks

Yellowstone National Park

— 4 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: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, get outside with Morning Glory Pool, take in the natural beauty of Lone Star Geyser, and take in the dramatic natural features at Lower Geyser Basin.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

Getting from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, bus, and car. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Chicago in September: highs in Yellowstone National Park hover around 18°C, while lows dip to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Grand Teton National Park

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Teton.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Grand Teton National Park driving holiday website.

Drive from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 1.5 hours. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect somewhat 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 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Wildlife · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your trip

Glacier National Park

— 4 nights

Crown of the Continent

The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
Glacier National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Virginia Falls, appreciate the views at Logan Pass, hike along Iceberg Lake Trail, and contemplate the waterfront views at Fishercap Lake.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Glacier National Park trip planning site.

Fly from Grand Teton National Park to Glacier National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. September in Glacier National Park sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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 18th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, then enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Pike Place Market.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Seattle journey maker website.

Fly from Glacier National Park to Seattle in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Glacier National Park to Seattle, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Seattle when traveling from Glacier National Park in September, with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Nature · Parks

San Francisco

— 2 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island. On your second day here, get great views at Twin Peaks, then take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, and then stroll around Golden Gate Park.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco trip itinerary site.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to San Francisco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in San Francisco sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Neighborhoods

Yosemite National Park

— 4 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: don't miss a visit to Half Dome, explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, trek along Lembert Dome, and take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park sightseeing planning website.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Expect much colder evenings in Yosemite National Park when traveling from San Francisco in September, with lows around 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Las Vegas

— 1 night

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

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Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, you will find days in Las Vegas are a bit warmer (39°C), and nights are much warmer (25°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Nature

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: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, stroll around Indian Garden, trek along Rim Trail, and tour the pleasant surroundings at North Kaibab Trail.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park travel route planner.

Drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in September, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be colder, around 7°C, while days are slightly colder, around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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.

Montana travel guide

4.8
River Rafting & Tubing · Bodies of Water · Wildlife Areas
The Crown of the Continent
With a population of only one million, Montana remains an untouched natural paradise of snowcapped peaks, expansive forests, and alpine lakes, dotted with Old West ghost towns, Indian reservations, and progressive urban communities. Appreciate the state's unique charm and beauty with a trip to Glacier National Park, where you can come face-to-face with Montana wildlife among its high peaks. Head to the state's largest cities, Billings and Missoula, for an array of historical attractions and cultural sightseeing.