17 days in Continental USA Itinerary

17 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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17 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly + taxi:  20​h 30​min
1
Glacier National Park
— 2 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + Drive:  7​h 45​min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h 30​min
3
Branson
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Saint Louis
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
5
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
6
Charleston
— 2 nights
Fly:  18​h 15​min
End: Tel Aviv

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): appreciate the views at Logan Pass, cruise along Going-to-the-Sun Road, and then explore the striking landscape at Jackson Glacier Overlook. On the 10th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at McDonald Creek, hike along Iceberg Lake Trail, and then hike along Avalanche Lake.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Glacier National Park trip maker .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Glacier National Park is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Israel Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 9 hours. Traveling from Tel Aviv in August, Glacier National Park is cooler at night with lows of 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail
Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road

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 nature, wildlife, trails, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, hike along Artist Point, look for all kinds of wild species at Mount Washburn, and explore the striking landscape at Gibbon Falls.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and car from Glacier National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 8 hours. Another option is to drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Glacier National Park in August, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 24°C and lows at 3°C. On the 15th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Branson.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

2
nights
Branson

Branson ©
Nestled in Missouri's beautiful Ozark Mountains lies one of the country's most attractive vacation towns for year-round family entertainment.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Table Rock Lake and then cool off at Silver Dollar City. Here are some ideas for day two: take some stellar pictures from College of the Ozarks, get engrossed in the history at Titanic Museum, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and finally get your game on at Escape Code.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Branson road trip planning website .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Branson in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August: highs in Branson hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Branson

Theme Parks Parks Nature

Side Trip

Table Rock Lake
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Escape Code ©
Escape Code
Silver Dollar City ©
Silver Dollar City
Table Rock Lake ©
Table Rock Lake

2
nights
Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): examine the collection at City Museum, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Saint Louis Zoo, and then relax in the rural setting at Grant's Farm. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis, then explore the engaging exhibits at The Magic House, St. Louis Children's Museum, and then get in on the family fun at Six Flags St Louis.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Saint Louis holiday tool .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Branson to Saint Louis in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Six Flags St Louis
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Saint Louis Zoo ©
Saint Louis Zoo
City Museum ©
City Museum

2
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District, appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square, admire the landmark architecture of St. Louis Cathedral, then look for gifts at Faulkner House Books, and finally put a fun spin on your tour with Clue Carre - New Orleans' First Live Escape Game. Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter, then brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, and then wander the streets of Royal Street.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the New Orleans journey builder .

Fly from Saint Louis to New Orleans in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Saint Louis in August, expect nights in New Orleans to be somewhat warmer, around 32°C, while days are slightly colder, around 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
Jackson Square ©
Jackson Square
French Quarter ©
French Quarter

2
nights
Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Charleston is known for parks, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: settle in for a delightful tour with a horse-drawn carriage tour, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, steep yourself in history at Magnolia Plantation & Gardens, and admire the natural beauty at Washington Square.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Charleston online journey builder .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from New Orleans to Charleston takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from New Orleans to Charleston, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Orleans in August, expect nights in Charleston to be slightly colder, around 28°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 36°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites Tours Parks
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Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens ©
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens

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