47 days in United States Itinerary

47 days in United States Itinerary

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47 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly:  18 h 30 min
1
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h
2
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Drive:  4 h
3
Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Bus:  12 h 15 min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
5
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  6 h 45 min
6
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  6 h 45 min
7
Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
8
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
9
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  14 h
End: Cairo

3
nights
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Olympic National Park (Hood Canal & Murhut Falls). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, and wander the streets of Pioneer Square.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Seattle trip planner.

Cairo, Egypt to Seattle is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 10 hours traveling from Cairo to Seattle. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Cairo in August, with highs in Seattle at 31°C and lows at 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Olympic National Park
Highlights from your plan
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks ©
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

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nights
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Spend the 23rd (Thu) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. There's much more to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take a stroll through SoMa, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and head off the coast to Alcatraz Island.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by combination of flight and subway from Seattle to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Seattle in August, you will find days in San Francisco are a bit cooler (26°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

6
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, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass, trek along Lembert Dome, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Nevada Falls Loop.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. Traveling from San Francisco in August, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be little chillier, around 7°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

5
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.
On the 1st (Sat), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Spend the 4th (Tue) exploring nature at Grand Canyon National Park. Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, stroll through North Kaibab Trail, get great views at Mohave Point, and take a memorable drive along East Rim Drive.

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

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park takes 12.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 11°C in Grand Canyon National Park. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

5
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: admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas tour planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, you will find days in Las Vegas are somewhat warmer (39°C), and nights are much warmer (25°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Casinos Parks

Side Trip

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

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.
On the 12th (Wed), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Washburn. Spend the 15th (Sat) surrounded by wildlife at Grand Teton. There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, trek along Lewis Falls, explore the activities along Yellowstone Lake, and take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park route builder tool .

Getting from Las Vegas to Yellowstone National Park by combination of flight and car takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In September, Yellowstone National Park is much colder than Las Vegas - with highs of 18°C and lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

3
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lincoln Park Zoo, see the interesting displays at The Field Museum, and admire all the interesting features of Millennium Park.

Start your trip to Chicago by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Chicago takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Chicago due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Chicago, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Wrigley Field ©
Wrigley Field
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

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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 fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, ponder the world of politics at The Pentagon, see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Washington DC trip website .

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Washington DC takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. In September, daytime highs in Washington DC are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

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

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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, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, don't miss a visit to Rockefeller Center, and admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the New York City trip itinerary planning site .

You can fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. September in New York City sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (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
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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