35 days in United States Itinerary

35 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States tour itinerary planner
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Seattle
— 2 nights
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive to Fresno Yosemite International Airport, Fly to Las Vegas
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Las Vegas
— 1 night
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights
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Chicago
— 2 nights
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New York City
— 3 nights
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Washington DC
— 5 nights
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Key West
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Seattle — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): meet the residents at Seattle Aquarium, then enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally take a stroll through Pike Place Market. On the 2nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, then admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum, and then take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Seattle travel itinerary planner.

San Francisco to Seattle is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. While traveling from San Francisco, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Seattle, ranging from highs of 80°F to lows of 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to San Francisco.
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Museums · Shopping · Parks · Neighborhoods
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San Francisco — 3 nights

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for sightseeing, nature, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge, take in the pleasant sights at Lombard Street, get curious at California Academy of Sciences, and buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace.

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You can fly from Seattle to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in San Francisco sees daily highs of 76°F and lows of 58°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.
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Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Sep 2 — 5:

Yosemite National Park — 4 nights

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.
Spend the 7th (Wed) among the memorable landscape of Half Dome. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mariposa Grove, admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls, and take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park trip planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 4 hours. Plan for cooler nights when traveling from San Francisco in September since evenings lows in Yosemite National Park dip to 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Las Vegas.
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Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Sep 5 — 9:

Las Vegas — 1 night

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, then don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio, and finally admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip planner.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 93°F, while nights are warmer with lows around 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.
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Grand Canyon National Park — 3 nights

The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, sightseeing, and trails. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, trek along Rim Trail, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and stroll through South Kaibab Trail.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park day trip planner.

Getting from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park. Traveling from Las Vegas in September, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are little chillier (75°F), and nights are much colder (43°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.
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Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Find places to stay Sep 10 — 13:

Los Angeles — 3 nights

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Anaheim to see Disneyland Park about 36 minutes away. Pack the 15th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica State Beach, and see the interesting displays at The Getty Center.

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Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 85°F to lows of 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Yellowstone National Park.
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Theme Parks · Museums · Parks · Outdoors
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Find places to stay Sep 13 — 16:

Yellowstone National Park — 6 nights

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, and sightseeing. Your trip 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, explore the activities along Yellowstone Lake, and explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Yellowstone National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and car. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in September; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 60°F and lows reach 33°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can fly to Chicago.
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Chicago — 2 nights

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): don't miss a visit to Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, then walk around Millennium Park, and finally get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, ponder the design of Buckingham Fountain, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fourth Presbyterian Church, then take in panoramic vistas at 360 Chicago Observation Deck, and finally walk around Milton Lee Olive Park.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Chicago sightseeing planning app.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Chicago by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car, bus, taxi, and train. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Chicago, ranging from highs of 78°F to lows of 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to New York City.
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Museums · Childrens Museums · Outdoors · Tours
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New York City — 3 nights

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for sightseeing, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, take some stellar pictures from Top of the Rock, stop by Times Square, and steep yourself in history at 9/11 Memorial.

For maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the New York City trip planner.

Getting from Chicago to New York City by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to New York City. In September in New York City, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 66°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Washington DC.
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Washington DC — 5 nights

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.
Washington DC is known for sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at National Zoological Park, appreciate the history behind Washington Monument, and get a sense of history and politics at White House.

To find maps and more tourist information, read Washington DC trip itinerary maker.

Getting from New York City to Washington DC by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. September in Washington DC sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 65°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to fly to Key West.
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Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
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Key West — 2 nights

Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, contemplate the long history of Truman Little White House, see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, then identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and finally don't miss a visit to Southernmost Point. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the different monuments and memorials at Key West Cemetery, make a trip to Duval Street, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mallory Square, and finally contemplate the long history of Curry Mansion Inn.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Key West travel itinerary planner.

Fly from Washington DC to Key West in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. While traveling from Washington DC, expect somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Key West, ranging from highs of 86°F to lows of 77°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Adventure
Find places to stay Oct 2 — 4:

United States travel guide

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More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.
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