24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

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24 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Orlando
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
2
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
5
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  9​h
6
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
7
Washington DC
— 3 nights
End: Washington DC

3
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Walt Disney World Resort and Universal Orlando Resort. Pack the 17th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. There's still lots to do: laugh and play at Happily Ever After Fireworks and discover the magic at Disney's Hollywood Studios.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Orlando day trip planner .

Washington DC to Orlando is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Orlando are 91°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Nightlife
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Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

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.
Family-friendly places like Disneyland Park and Griffith Observatory will thrill your kids. Step out of Los Angeles to go to Anaheim and see Disney California Adventure Park, which is approximately 38 minutes away. There's much more to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, make a trip to Santa Monica Pier, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles driving holiday planning website .

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Los Angeles takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Orlando to Los Angeles is minus 3 hours. In July, Los Angeles is a bit cooler than Orlando - with highs of 83°F and lows of 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Exploratorium and Cable Car Museum. And it doesn't end there: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, see the interesting displays at de Young Museum, don't miss a visit to Lombard Street, and admire all the interesting features of Oracle Park.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the San Francisco online sightseeing planner .

Fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, expect San Francisco to be little chillier, temps between 73°F and 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
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Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

2
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.
On the 26th (Fri), get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium, then take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally take a stroll through Pike Place Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum, then examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, and then explore and take pictures at Safeco Field.

For maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Seattle trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Seattle takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. While traveling from San Francisco, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Seattle, ranging from highs of 79°F to lows of 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Seattle Aquarium ©
Seattle Aquarium

3
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, witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin, look for all kinds of wild species at Lamar Valley, and trek along Artist Point.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park online sightseeing planner .

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. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Seattle in July: highs in Yellowstone National Park hover around 73°F, while lows dip to 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

3
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.
Family-friendly places like Central Park and New York Public Library will thrill your kids. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, take in the views from Brooklyn Bridge, admire all the interesting features of The High Line, and admire the striking features of Empire State Building.

To plan New York City vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by combination of car, flight, and bus from Yellowstone National Park to New York City takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Yellowstone National Park to New York City. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect a bit warmer days and warmer nights in New York City, ranging from highs of 84°F to lows of 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

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.
Attractions like National Air and Space Museum and National Zoological Park make great kid-friendly stops. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, and get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Washington DC road trip planner.

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

John F. Kennedy Grave Site
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Zoological Park ©
National Zoological Park

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