52 days in United States Itinerary

52 days in United States Itinerary

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Yosemite National Park
— 9 nights
2
Redwood National Park
— 4 nights
3
Crater Lake National Park
— 6 nights
4
Mount Rainier National Park
— 7 nights
5
Glacier National Park
— 5 nights
6
Keystone
— 4 nights
7
Chicago
— 5 nights
8
Springfield
— 3 nights
9
New York City
— 6 nights

9
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Glacier Point and Vernal Fall. Discover out-of-the-way places like Yosemite, Tunnel View and Mariposa Grove. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan, trek along Yosemite Valley Loop Trail, take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass, and contemplate the waterfront views at Gaylor Lake.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park tour itinerary website.

Manchester, UK to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 21-hour combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -8 hour difference. While traveling from Manchester, expect somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 27°C to lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 10:
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
El Capitan ©
El Capitan
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass

4
nights
Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Redwood National Park and Enderts Beach. Get in touch with nature at Tall Trees Grove and California Coastal Trail. When in Redwood National Park, make a side trip to see Klamath National Forest in Forks of Salmon, approximately Forks of Salmon away.

For other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Redwood National Park journey planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Yosemite National Park to Redwood National Park. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, expect nights in Redwood National Park to be somewhat warmer, around 11°C, while days are slightly colder, around 22°C. You'll set off for Crater Lake National Park on the 14th (Tue).

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Klamath National Forest
Find places to stay Sep 10 — 14:
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Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park
California Coastal Trail ©
California Coastal Trail
Enderts Beach ©
Enderts Beach

6
nights
Crater Lake National Park

Crater Lake National Park ©
Reaching a depth of 592 m (1,943 ft), Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States.
Escape the urban bustle at Crater Lake National Park and Mount Scott. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fort Klamath Museum and Rim Village Visitor Center. Venture out of the city with trips to Prospect (National Creek Falls & Mill Creek Falls) and Umpqua National Forest (in Umpqua). Next up on the itinerary: trek along Cleetwood Cove Trail, step off the mainland to explore Wizard Island, admire the sheer force of Toketee Falls, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Castle Crest Wildflower Trail.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Crater Lake National Park online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Redwood National Park to Crater Lake National Park takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Redwood National Park in September: highs in Crater Lake National Park hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Prospect, Fort Klamath Museum, Rogue-Umpqua Scenic Byway, Umpqua National Forest
Find places to stay Sep 14 — 20:
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Crater Lake National Park ©
Crater Lake National Park
Fort Klamath Museum ©
Fort Klamath Museum
Mount Scott ©
Mount Scott

7
nights
Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
Get outdoors at Mount Rainier and Mt. Fremont Lookout Trail. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Skyline Trail and Paradise Valley. Explore Mount Rainier National Park's surroundings by going to Packwood (High Rock Trail & Packwood Lake Trail). There's lots more to do: trek along Camp Muir Trail, stroll through Burroughs Mountain Trail, take in the dramatic scenery at Myrtle Falls, and delve into the lush surroundings at Grove of the Patriarchs.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Mount Rainier National Park online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of taxi, bus, and flight from Crater Lake National Park to Mount Rainier National Park takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. While traveling from Crater Lake National Park, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Mount Rainier National Park, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Packwood
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 27:
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Mount Rainier ©
Mount Rainier
Skyline Trail ©
Skyline Trail
Paradise Valley ©
Paradise Valley

5
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Grinnell Glacier and Highline Trail. Take a break from the city and head to Iceberg Lake Trail and Cracker Lake Hike. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Virginia Falls, explore the activities along Iceberg Lake, tour the pleasant surroundings at Swiftcurrent Falls, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden Wall.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Glacier National Park online trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Mount Rainier National Park to Glacier National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Mount Rainier National Park to Glacier National Park. Traveling from Mount Rainier National Park in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Glacier National Park, with lows of 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel to Keystone.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 27 — Oct 2:
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Highline Trail ©
Highline Trail
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail

4
nights
Keystone

Keystone ©
Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Mount Rushmore National Memorial has been added to your itinerary. You'll explore and learn at The Museum @ Black Hills Institute and Custer County 1881 Courthouse. Visiting Needles Eye Tunnel and Iron Mountain Road will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Keystone: Custer (Black Hills National Forest & Stockade Lake) and Native American Educational and Cultural Center (in Crazy Horse). And it doesn't end there: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Black Hills, take an in-depth tour of South Dakota State Railroad Museum, browse for treasures at The Farmer's Daughter, and trek along Little Devil's Tower Trail.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Keystone online trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Glacier National Park to Keystone in 8 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. In October, daytime highs in Keystone are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Keystone

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Custer, Hill City, South Dakota, Native American Educational and Cultural Center
Find places to stay Oct 2 — 7:
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Needles Eye Tunnel ©
Needles Eye Tunnel
Iron Mountain Road ©
Iron Mountain Road
Black Hills National Forest ©
Black Hills National Forest

5
nights
Chicago

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Head to The Magnificent Mile and Chicago Cultural Centerfor some retail therapy. Chicago Riverwalk and Lincoln Park are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: stroll through Lakefront Trail, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, ponder the design of Crown Fountain, and don't miss a visit to Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Chicago trip itinerary planning app.

You can fly from Keystone to Chicago in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Keystone to Chicago due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Keystone in October, expect Chicago to be somewhat warmer, temps between 21°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Springfield.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks · Neighborhoods · Museums
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 12:
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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Lakefront Trail ©
Lakefront Trail
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago

3
nights
Springfield

Springfield ©
Springfield is the capital of Illinois, but its real significance is as the hometown of Abraham Lincoln.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Illinois State Museum, take an in-depth tour of Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Union Station - Lincoln from History to Hollywood, and finally contemplate the long history of Lincoln-Herndon Law Offices State Historic Site. On the 14th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Lincoln Memorial Garden, visit Hoogland Center for the Arts, then learn about all things military at Grand Army of the Republic Memorial Museum, then get engrossed in the history at The Lincoln Home Visitor Center, and finally steep yourself in history at Lincoln Home National Historic Site.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Springfield tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Chicago to Springfield in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 9°C. On the 15th (Fri), you're off to New York City.

Things to do in Springfield

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife
Find places to stay Oct 12 — 15:
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Lincoln Home National Historic Site ©
Lincoln Home National Historic Site
Illinois State Museum ©
Illinois State Museum

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Brooklyn Heights Promenade and St. Paul's Chapel. Head to SoHo and Chelsea Marketfor some retail therapy. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Ground Zero Museum Workshop, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and admire the masterpieces at Frick Collection.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our New York City travel route planning site.

You can fly from Springfield to New York City in 8.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Springfield to New York City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Springfield in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in New York City, with lows of 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Brooklyn
Find places to stay Oct 15 — 21:
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9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Ground Zero Museum Workshop ©
Ground Zero Museum Workshop
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library

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