31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
2
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
3
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
4
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
6
Monument Valley
— 1 night
7
Page
— 1 night
8
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
9
West Yellowstone
— 6 nights
10
Chicago
— 3 nights

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Alcatraz Island and Grace Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lands End and Marin Headlands. There's much more to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, examine the collection at Cable Car Museum, walk around Presidio of San Francisco, and go for a walk through Fisherman's Wharf.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read San Francisco trip planner.

Madrid, Spain to San Francisco is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Madrid to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Madrid, expect colder days and slightly colder nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trip

Marin Headlands
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 27:
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

3
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Glacier Point and Sentinel Dome. Take a break from the city and head to Vernal Fall and Panorama Trail. There's much more to do: hike along Lembert Dome, make a trip to Olmsted Point, stroll through May Lake Trailhead, and look for all kinds of wild species at Nature Center at Happy Isles.

To find ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park holiday planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by combination of flight and bus takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in July: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to catch the bus to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Jul 27 — 30:
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Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Petersen Automotive Museum and The Broad. Step off the beaten path and head to La Brea Tar Pits and Museum and Venice Canals Walkway. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, get curious at California Science Center, examine the collection at Madame Tussauds Hollywood, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles by bus takes about 12 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Yosemite National Park in July since evenings lows in Los Angeles dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Norton Simon Museum
Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 1:
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Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
The Broad ©
The Broad
Venice Canals Walkway ©
Venice Canals Walkway

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 2nd (Sun), get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip and then get interesting insight from Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon): take a stroll through The LINQ Promenade, examine the collection at Pinball Hall of Fame, see the interesting displays at Shelby American Inc, then get engrossed in the history at Titanic, and finally get curious at Bodies The Exhibition.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas travel route planner.

Fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, Las Vegas is somewhat warmer than Los Angeles - with highs of 45°C and lows of 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Aug 1 — 3:
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The Strip ©
The Strip
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Shelby American Inc ©
Shelby American Inc

3
nights
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like South Kaibab Trail and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Get some cultural insight at Tusayan Museum and Yavapai Geology Museum. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, stroll around Indian Garden, get great views at Moran Point, and admire the striking features of Grand Canyon Railway Depot.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park vacation builder.

Getting from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in August; daily highs in Grand Canyon National Park reach 31°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature
Find places to stay Aug 3 — 7:
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim

1
night
Monument Valley

Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, see Off-Road Tours, and then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Monument Valley trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Monument Valley in 5.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, expect Monument Valley to be a bit warmer, temps between 36°C and 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to drive to Page.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Outdoors · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 7 — 8:
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Off-Road Tours
Horseback Riding Tours
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park

1
night
Page

Page ©
Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
On the 9th (Sun), explore the activities along Lake Powell, look for all kinds of wild species at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, and then have fun at Gunfighter Canyon.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Page planner.

Getting from Monument Valley to Page by car takes about 2.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Monument Valley in August, with highs in Page at 39°C and lows at 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Find places to stay Aug 8 — 9:
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Glen Canyon National Recreation Area ©
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area
Lake Powell ©
Lake Powell
Gunfighter Canyon ©
Gunfighter Canyon

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Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park ©
You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
Visiting Navajo/Queens Garden Loop and Navajo Loop Trail will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as Sunset Point and Inspiration Point. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Bryce Amphitheatre, see a world frozen in time at Widtsoe Ghost Town, take in breathtaking views at Ponderosa Canyon, and trek along Rim Trail.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Bryce Canyon National Park online travel route planner.

Drive from Page to Bryce Canyon National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and car. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Page in August: highs in Bryce Canyon National Park hover around 29°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to drive to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Bryce
Find places to stay Aug 9 — 12:
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Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Bryce Amphitheatre ©
Bryce Amphitheatre

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West Yellowstone

West Yellowstone ©
The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
Visiting Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Firehole Canyon Drive will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as Grand Prismatic Spring and Artists’ Paintpots. Explore West Yellowstone's surroundings by going to Yellowstone National Park (Brink of the Lower Falls Trail, S Rim Trail, &more). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, take a memorable tour with Tours, find something for the whole family at Yellowstone Big Gun Fun, and get outside with Madison River Outfitters.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our West Yellowstone travel planner.

Drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to West Yellowstone in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of car, bus, train, taxi, and shuttle. Traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in August, West Yellowstone is a bit cooler at night with lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Yellowstone National Park
Find places to stay Aug 12 — 19:
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Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center ©
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Escape the urban bustle at Chicago River and Kayaking & Canoeing. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Chicago Riverwalk and Cantigny Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chicago: Willowbrook Wildlife Center (in Glen Ellyn) and Riverwalk Lot (in Naperville). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, examine the collection at Money Museum at the Federal Reserve Bank, walk around Millennium Park, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Name Cathedral.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Chicago online day trip planner.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from West Yellowstone to Chicago in 8.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car, bus, shuttle, taxi, and train. Traveling from West Yellowstone to Chicago, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from West Yellowstone, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Chicago, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Willowbrook Wildlife Center, Riverwalk Lot, Cantigny Park
Find places to stay Aug 19 — 22:
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Chicago Riverwalk ©
Chicago Riverwalk
Richard H. Driehaus Museum ©
Richard H. Driehaus Museum
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago

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