31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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31 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Bristol
train + Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Chicago
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  10​h 15​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
6
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
7
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
8
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
9
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
10
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + train:  16​h 45​min
End: Bristol

4
nights
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, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal, stroll through The High Line, and take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for New York City using our trip planner.

Bristol, UK to New York City is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Bristol to New York City is minus 5 hours. July in New York City sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel 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

3
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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, get to know the resident critters at National Zoological Park, contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, and get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip planner .

Fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Washington DC are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

1
night
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 9th (Thu), engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Shedd Aquarium, and then explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Chicago journey planning site .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Chicago takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in July; daily highs in Chicago reach 33°C and lows reach 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Shedd Aquarium ©
Shedd Aquarium

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, historic sites, wildlife, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, head outdoors with Bar 10 Ranch Activities, stroll through South Kaibab Trail, and trek along Bright Angel Trail.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park road trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Chicago to Grand Canyon National Park in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Grand Canyon National Park is minus 1 hour. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Chicago in July since evenings lows in Grand Canyon National Park dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

3
nights
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.
Step out of Las Vegas to go to Boulder City and see Hoover Dam, which is approximately 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and shop like a local with The Strip.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas day trip planner .

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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 47°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): find something for the whole family at Disneyland Park and then look and learn at Griffith Observatory. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood and then examine the collection at The Getty Center.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles route planning website .

You can fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from Las Vegas in July, plan for cooler days and little chillier nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

4
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, scenic drive, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, trek along Panorama Trail, explore and take pictures at Tioga Pass, and stroll through Nevada Falls Loop.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park tour itinerary website .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be cooler in Yosemite National Park, with lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Half Dome ©
Half Dome
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

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nights
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and engage your brain at Exploratorium.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco tour planning app .

Drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in July: highs in San Francisco hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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.
On the 27th (Mon), shop like a local with Pike Place Market, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Seattle driving holiday planner.

You can fly from San Francisco to Seattle in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in July, you will find days in Seattle are a bit warmer (30°C), and nights are about the same (18°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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nights
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, trails, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, don't miss a visit to Artist Point, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, and admire the sheer force of Kepler Cascades.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Seattle in July: highs in Yellowstone National Park hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley

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