30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
New York City
— 4 nights
2
Washington DC
— 2 nights
3
Las Vegas
— 1 night
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
5
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
6
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
7
San Francisco
— 4 nights
8
Seattle
— 1 night
9
Glacier National Park
— 3 nights
10
Grand Teton National Park
— 2 nights
11
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights

4
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New York City

New York City ©
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, stroll around The High Line, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, and admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To see reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our New York City road trip planner.

Edinburgh, UK to New York City is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 5 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Edinburgh in September: high temperatures in New York City hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): ponder the world of politics at White House, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, thensee the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and finally admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art. On the 7th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: ponder the world of politics at The Pentagon, thenget a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, thenget a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and finally appreciate the history behind Washington Monument.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Washington DC tour planning website.

You can take a train from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
The Pentagon ©
The Pentagon

1
night
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
On the 8th (Tue), explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, thenponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas holiday app.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Las Vegas takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Washington DC to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. In September, Las Vegas is a bit warmer than Washington DC - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Casinos
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Bellagio Hotel and Casino ©
Bellagio Hotel and Casino

3
nights
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
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, get great views at Yaki Point, don't miss a visit to Pipe Creek Vista, and get outside with Bar 10 Ranch Activities.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park. When traveling from Las Vegas in September, plan for slightly colder days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
North Kaibab Trail ©
North Kaibab Trail
Lipan Point ©
Lipan Point

2
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood and then put a fun spin on your tour with Fantastic Race.

Make your Los Angeles itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, plan for a bit warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around °C, while nights are warmer with lows around °C. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Sun) before leaving for Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Fun & Games Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Fantastic Race ©
Fantastic Race
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

3
nights
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.
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, hike along Lembert Dome, take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass, and admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall.

To find photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by bus from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park takes 12 hours. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect slightly colder days and much colder nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
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: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, and make a trip to Ferry Building Marketplace.

To see traveler tips and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip itinerary app.

Fly 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. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of °C in San Francisco. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

1
night
Seattle

Seattle ©
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 21st (Mon): see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, thenmake a trip to Space Needle, thenadmire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally look for gifts at Elliott Bay Book Company.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Seattle trip planner.

You can fly from San Francisco to Seattle in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

3
nights
Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
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 natural features at Grinnell Glacier, explore the activities along McDonald Creek, stroll through Highline Trail, and cruise along Going-to-the-Sun Road.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Glacier National Park route maker app.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Glacier National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Seattle to Glacier National Park. Traveling from Seattle in September, Glacier National Park is a bit cooler at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Highline Trail ©
Highline Trail
Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road

2
nights
Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©
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 25th (Fri): hike along Menor's Ferry Historical Trail, thencruise along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, and then identify plant and animal life at Grand Teton. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a memorable drive along Teton Park Road, thentrek along Cascade Canyon Trail, thenexplore the stunning scenery at Cascade Canyon, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Sacred Heart.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Grand Teton National Park trip itinerary builder.

Fly from Glacier National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. In September, daily temperatures in Grand Teton National Park can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can go by car to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail
Cascade Canyon ©
Cascade Canyon

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
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 trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take some stellar pictures from Lookout Point, take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin, and admire the sheer force of Kepler Cascades.

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

Getting from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Grand Teton National Park in September: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin

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