30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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30 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Doha
Fly:  21 h 30 min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  5 h 45 min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Grand Teton National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Taxi + Bus:  9 h 45 min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  11 h 45 min
5
Orlando, Florida
— 3 nights
Fly + Taxi:  4 h 30 min
6
Gatlinburg
— 3 nights
+2
Taxi + Fly + Bus:  5 h
7
New York City
— 6 nights
Fly:  17 h 45 min
End: Doha

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Family-friendly places like Exploratorium and California Academy of Sciences will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and walk around Golden Gate Park.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco holiday planner.

Doha, Qatar to San Francisco is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Doha to San Francisco, you'll gain 11 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, San Francisco is much colder than Doha - with highs of 26°C and lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

4
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 parks, nature, wildlife, historic sites, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Hayden Valley, take in the dramatic natural features at Gibbon Falls, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, and take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park tour builder .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and car; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park is 1 hour. Traveling from San Francisco in August, Yellowstone National Park is cooler at night with lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley

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 8th (Sat), cruise along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grand Teton, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Menor's Ferry Historical Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along Cascade Canyon Trail, then trek along Taggart Lake, and then take a memorable drive along Teton Park Road.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Grand Teton National Park journey planning app .

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, expect nights in Grand Teton National Park to be about the same, around 7°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail
Taggart Lake ©
Taggart Lake

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.
On the 10th (Mon), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, trek along South Kaibab Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hermit Trail, and get interesting insight from Tours.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

Getting from Grand Teton National Park to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of flight and bus takes about 10 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Grand Canyon National Park, with lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

3
nights
Orlando, Florida

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Universal's Islands of Adventure and Walt Disney World Resort. When in Orlando, make a side trip to see The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror in Anaheim, approximately 36 minutes away. Pack the 15th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. The adventure continues: make an unforgettable trip to Magic Kingdom Park, try out the rides at Happily Ever After Fireworks, have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Orlando, and don't miss a visit to Disney's Hollywood Studios.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Orlando travel itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Orlando in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Orlando, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August: highs in Orlando hover around 39°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Fun & Games Nightlife
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Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

3
nights
Gatlinburg

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like River Rafting & Tubing and Chimneys Picnic Area. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gatlinburg: Zipline (in Hartford) and Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail (in Great Smoky Mountains National Park). Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount LeConte, identify plant and animal life at Roaring Fork, have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Pigeon Forge, and get outside with The Sinks.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Gatlinburg day trip planning website .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Orlando to Gatlinburg takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. In August, Gatlinburg is a bit cooler than Orlando - with highs of 36°C and lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Hartford, The Escape Game Pigeon Forge
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River Rafting & Tubing
Chimneys Picnic Area ©
Chimneys Picnic Area
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte

6
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Central Park and American Museum of Natural History. Step out of New York City to go to Bronx and see Bronx Zoo, which is approximately 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, take in the pleasant sights at The High Line, and admire the landmark architecture of Empire State Building.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the New York City journey builder .

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus from Gatlinburg to New York City in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. August in New York City sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bronx Zoo
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Bronx Zoo ©
Bronx Zoo

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