30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States travel planner

Make it your trip
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New York City
— 4 nights
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Washington DC
— 3 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
Drive
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Grand Teton National Park
— 2 nights
Fly to Flagstaff, Bus to Grand Canyon National Park
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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Las Vegas
— 1 night
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Los Angeles
— 1 night
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Seattle
— 2 nights
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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 trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Central Park, admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal, take in the pleasant sights at Times Square, and explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our New York City trip tool.

New Delhi, India to New York City is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to New York City is minus 10.5 hours. Traveling from New Delhi in August, expect New York City to be slightly colder, temps between 34°C and 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · 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 trip 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, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Washington DC day trip site.

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

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 parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, witness a stunning natural landmark at Beehive Geyser, take in the dramatic natural features at Lower Geyser Basin, and stroll through Hayden Valley.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

Fly from Washington DC to Yellowstone National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Washington DC to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Washington DC in August, expect nights in Yellowstone National Park to be cooler, around 3°C, while days are little chillier, around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Grand Teton National Park

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): take a memorable drive along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, then take a memorable drive along Teton Park Road, then trek along Cascade Canyon Trail, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Cathedral Group. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Teton.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Grand Teton National Park trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Drive from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, expect nights in Grand Teton National Park to be about the same, around 7°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

Grand Canyon National Park

— 3 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 trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, take some stellar pictures from Lipan Point, and trek along Rim Trail.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary site.

Getting from Grand Teton National Park to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of flight and bus takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Grand Canyon National Park when traveling from Grand Teton National Park in August, with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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 20th (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of The Strip, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas online trip itinerary builder.

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. In August, Las Vegas is much hotter than Grand Canyon National Park - with highs of 45°C and lows of 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Parks

Los Angeles

— 1 night

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip itinerary tool.

Fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in August; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 34°C and lows reach 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks
Highlights from your trip

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 trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, stroll through Tuolumne Meadows, take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass, and admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Yosemite National Park day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, Yosemite National Park is cooler at night with lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · 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 trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, go for a walk through Lombard Street, and get curious at Exploratorium.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco route planner.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by car takes about 4 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, plan for a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to fly to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): stroll through Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally wander the streets of Pike Place Market. On your second day here, walk around Olympic Sculpture Park and then see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Seattle trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Seattle takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in August, you will find days in Seattle are a bit warmer (31°C), and nights are about the same (19°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · History Museums
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.