51 days in United States Itinerary

51 days in United States Itinerary

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1
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
2
San Francisco
— 2 nights
3
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights
5
Glacier National Park
— 7 nights
6
Badlands National Park
— 5 nights
7
Rocky Mountain National Park
— 6 nights
8
Pigeon Forge
— 4 nights
9
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
10
Boston
— 2 nights
11
Hartford
— 2 nights
12
New York City
— 1 night

4
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Downtown Disney). Pack the 8th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, examine the collection at The Getty Center, enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica State Beach, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To find ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Los Angeles is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Israel Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -10 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Los Angeles when traveling from Tel Aviv in August, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

2
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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Alcatraz Island, take in the pleasant sights at Fisherman's Wharf, and then contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge.

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

Getting from Los Angeles to San Francisco by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in August, with highs in San Francisco at 26°C and lows at 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Lasting Adventures. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls, don't miss a visit to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias, and get interesting insight from YExplore Yosemite Adventures - Day Tours.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in August, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be little chillier, around 7°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 32°C. You will leave for Yellowstone National Park on the 17th (Mon).

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Outdoors · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass
Lasting Adventures ©
Lasting Adventures

6
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.
Go for a jaunt from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park to see Grand Teton about 1h 30 min away. There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, contemplate the waterfront views at Firehole River, and take in the dramatic natural features at Lower Geyser Basin.

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

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park by combination of bus and flight takes about 11.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, train, shuttle, and taxi; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, things will get slightly colder in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 24°C and lows about 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Glacier National Park.

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
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

7
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.
On the 27th (Thu), hike the day away at Highline Trail. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Grinnell Glacier, take a memorable drive along Going-to-the-Sun Road, contemplate the waterfront views at Bullhead Lake, and appreciate the views at Logan Pass.

To see traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Glacier National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Glacier National Park in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, expect Glacier National Park to be somewhat warmer, temps between 33°C and 10°C. On the 31st (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Badlands 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

5
nights
Badlands National Park

Badlands National Park ©
Although Badlands National Park's name might not be the most inviting, its landscape of pinnacles, eroded buttes, spires, and an expansive, pristine mixed-grass prairie remain enticing.
Step out of Badlands National Park to go to Murdo and see South Dakota's Original 1880 Town, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. Spend the 2nd (Wed) exploring nature at Badlands National Park. Next up on the itinerary: cruise along Loop Road, explore the striking landscape of Panorama Point Overlook, take some stellar pictures from Pinnacles Overlook, and stroll through Door Trail.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Badlands National Park trip planner.

Fly from Glacier National Park to Badlands National Park in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Glacier National Park in August since evenings lows in Badlands National Park dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to drive to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Things to do in Badlands National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

South Dakota's Original 1880 Town, Badlands National Park
Highlights from your plan
Loop Road ©
Loop Road
Badlands National Park ©
Badlands National Park
Big Badlands Overlook ©
Big Badlands Overlook

6
nights
Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park ©
Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
Explore Rocky Mountain National Park's surroundings by going to Main Street (in Telluride) and Rusty Spurr Ranch (in Kremmling). And it doesn't end there: cruise along Trail Ridge Road, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel on the Rock, contemplate the waterfront views at Lily Lake, and admire all the interesting features of Old Fall River Road.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Rocky Mountain National Park trip planner.

Getting from Badlands National Park to Rocky Mountain National Park by car takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, bus, and car; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Rocky Mountain National Park can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Main Street, Rusty Spurr Ranch
Highlights from your plan
Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Rusty Spurr Ranch ©
Rusty Spurr Ranch
Emerald Lake Trail ©
Emerald Lake Trail

4
nights
Pigeon Forge

Pigeon Forge ©
A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Pigeon Forge bills itself as the "Center of Fun in the Smokies." Just a short drive from the national park protecting the diverse plant and animal life of the Great Smoky Mountains, the town features numerous places to visit, such as bars, restaurants, cafes, theaters, and shops.
Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 13th (Sun) at Dollywood. And it doesn't end there: stroll around Chimneys Picnic Area, admire the natural beauty at Parrot Mountain & Gardens, observe the fascinating underwater world at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies, and learn about winemaking at Tennessee Homemade Wines.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Pigeon Forge day trip app.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Rocky Mountain National Park to Pigeon Forge in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, train, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 2 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Pigeon Forge when traveling from Rocky Mountain National Park in September, with lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Parks · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Gatlinburg, Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Highlights from your plan
Chimneys Picnic Area ©
Chimneys Picnic Area
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte
Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company

2
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Change things up with a short trip to Buffalo & Erie County Naval and Military Park in Buffalo (about 30 minutes away). There's lots more to do: get outside with Niagara Jet Adventures, contemplate the long history of Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House, take in the dramatic scenery at Bridal Veil Falls, and take in panoramic vistas at Niagara Falls Observation Tower.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Niagara Falls trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Pigeon Forge to Niagara Falls takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Pigeon Forge in September: high temperatures in Niagara Falls hover around 28°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Boston.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Casinos · Parks · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Buffalo, Niagara Jet Adventures
Highlights from your plan
Niagara Jet Adventures ©
Niagara Jet Adventures
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Maid of the Mist
Maid of the Mist

2
nights
Boston

Boston ©
Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): traverse land and water with Boston Duck Tours, then shop like a local with Faneuil Hall Marketplace, then take a stroll through North End, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail. On your second day here, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, take in nature's colorful creations at Boston Public Garden, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Granary Burying Ground, and finally stroll around Boston Common.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Boston online trip planner.

Getting from Niagara Falls to Boston by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Boston are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can drive to Hartford.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden
Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail

2
nights
Hartford

Hartford ©
Hartford is the capital of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): steep yourself in history at Harriet Beecher Stowe Center, contemplate the long history of The Mark Twain House & Museum, then get a sense of history and politics at Connecticut State Capitol, and finally don't miss a visit to Bushnell Plaza Sculpture Garden. On the next day, find something for the whole family at Six Flags New England, stroll the grounds of Ancient Burying Ground, and then admire the masterpieces at Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Hartford trip planner.

Drive from Boston to Hartford in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. September in Hartford sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to New York City.

Things to do in Hartford

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Six Flags New England
Highlights from your plan
The Mark Twain House & Museum ©
The Mark Twain House & Museum
Ancient Burying Ground ©
Ancient Burying Ground
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art ©
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

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night
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.
To find other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our New York City vacation builder tool.

You can drive from Hartford to New York City in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Hartford in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of 22°C in New York City. You'll set off for home on the 24th (Thu).

Things to do in New York City

Nightlife · Parks · Tours

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