36 days in United States Itinerary

36 days in United States Itinerary

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36 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Charlotte
Fly:  4​h
1
Orlando
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  11​h 45​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h
4
Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
5
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h 45​min
7
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Grand Teton National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
9
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Charlotte

4
nights
Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Escape the urban bustle at Discovery Cove and Fishing Charters & Tours. Attractions like Walt Disney World Resort and Happily Ever After Fireworks make great kid-friendly stops. And it doesn't end there: get in on the family fun at Universal's Islands of Adventure, explore the world behind art at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Game Orlando, and discover the magic at Disney's Hollywood Studios.

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Charlotte to Orlando is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Charlotte in June, Orlando is a bit warmer at night with lows of 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Fishing Charters & Tours, Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
Highlights from your plan
Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Discovery Cove ©
Discovery Cove

4
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Grand Canyon South Rim and Rim Trail. There's lots more to do: stroll through Bright Angel Trail, hike along South Kaibab Trail, take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, and cruise along East Rim Drive.

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Do a combination of flight and bus from Orlando to Grand Canyon National Park in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Orlando to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Orlando in June: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 85°F, while lows dip to 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

2
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.
On the 29th (Mon), shop like a local with The Strip, then don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio, and then examine the collection at The Mob Museum. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and then try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino.

To find ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas online road trip planner .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 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. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, expect nights in Las Vegas to be much warmer, around 77°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 103°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

3
nights
Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Your inner history buff will appreciate USS Arizona Memorial and Battleship Missouri Memorial. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Waikiki Beach and Kailua Beach Park. The adventure continues: take in the pleasant sights at Diamond Head State Monument, contemplate the waterfront views at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, and examine the collection at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Honolulu route maker app .

Getting from Las Vegas to Honolulu by flight takes about 9 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Las Vegas to Honolulu. When traveling from Las Vegas in June, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Honolulu: temperatures range from 86°F by day to 74°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Kailua Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Exploratorium and California Academy of Sciences. Get in touch with nature at Alcatraz Island and Muir Woods National Monument. And it doesn't end there: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, see the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Filbert Street Stairs.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco road trip planning app .

You can fly from Honolulu to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Honolulu to San Francisco, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Honolulu in July: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 73°F and lows are around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

5
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Glacier Point and Sentinel Dome. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Taft Point, trek along Mariposa Grove, kick back and relax at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, and take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall.

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Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 83°F, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Taft Point ©
Taft Point
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove

5
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.
Get in touch with nature at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Mammoth Hot Springs. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Lamar Valley, witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin, take in the dramatic natural features at Gibbon Falls, and explore the striking landscape of Yellowstone National Park.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park online tour itinerary maker .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 10 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus, flight, and car. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, things will get a bit cooler in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 73°F and lows about 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley
Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park

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.
On the 19th (Sun), explore the wealth of natural beauty at String Lake and then look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Teton. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Mon): cruise along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, then trek along Cascade Canyon Trail, then trek along Taggart Lake, and finally explore the striking landscape at Glacier View Turnout.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Teton National Park vacation builder site .

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 1.5 hours. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Grand Teton National Park, with highs around 79°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to New York City.

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
Taggart Lake ©
Taggart Lake

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.
9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island will appeal to history buffs. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Central Park and New York Public Library. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, and explore the galleries of Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site.

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You can fly from Grand Teton National Park to New York City in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Grand Teton National Park to New York City. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in July, you will find days in New York City are a bit warmer (86°F), and nights are warmer (72°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

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