31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Vancouver
Fly:  1 h 15 min
1
Seattle
— 1 day
Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h
3
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Bus:  4 h 15 min
4
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  7 h 30 min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
6
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly + Subway:  6 h 45 min
7
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Subway + Fly:  3 h 15 min
8
New York City
— 4 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Drive:  9 h
9
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Taxi:  7 h 45 min
10
Glacier National Park
— 4 nights
Taxi + Fly:  6 h
End: Vancouver

1
day
Seattle

Seattle ©
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 (Wed): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium, then don't miss a visit to Space Needle, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally stop by Elliott Bay Book Company.

For ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Seattle trip planner.

Vancouver, Canada to Seattle is an approximately 1.5- hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Seattle can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Zoos & Aquariums Parks
Find places to stay Jul 1 — 2:
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Seattle Aquarium ©
Seattle Aquarium

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, and walk around Golden Gate Park.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco journey maker site.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to San Francisco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Seattle in July, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 16°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Jul 1 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

4
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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, cruise along Tioga Pass, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and trek along Tuolumne Meadows.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park day trip app.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 7.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from San Francisco, expect a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to take a bus to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 4 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Cloud's Rest ©
Cloud's Rest

3
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.
Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Anaheim to see Disneyland Park about 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, admire the striking features of Bradbury Building, explore the world behind art at The Museum of Contemporary Art, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

Discover how to plan a Los Angeles trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by bus from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles takes 12 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Los Angeles, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Find places to stay Jul 8 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: hike along Bright Angel Trail, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Trailview Overlook, and pause for some photo ops at Powell Point.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Los Angeles in July since evenings lows in Grand Canyon National Park dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 11 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): examine the collection at The Mob Museum, buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, and then see human ingenuity at work at Hoover Dam.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 47°C to lows of 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Hoover Dam ©
Hoover Dam
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

2
nights
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, examine the collection at The National Archives Museum, then learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, then pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument, and finally pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Washington DC route planning website.

You can do a combination of flight and subway from Las Vegas to Washington DC in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 3 hours. Traveling from Las Vegas in July, expect Washington DC to be a bit cooler, temps between 37°C and 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums
Find places to stay Jul 17 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History ©
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

4
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, stroll around The High Line, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, and get in on the family fun at Victorian Gardens.

To find out how to plan a trip to New York City, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of subway and flight from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, daytime highs in New York City are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 19 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake, take some stellar pictures from Lookout Point, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser.

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

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and car from New York City to Yellowstone National Park takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from New York City to Yellowstone National Park, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in July, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are little chillier (26°C), and nights are cooler (4°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Find places to stay Jul 23 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Yellowstone Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake

4
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.
Glacier National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park, cruise along Going-to-the-Sun Road, appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden Wall, and explore the activities along Iceberg Lake.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Glacier National Park visit planner.

You can do a combination of car, flight, and taxi from Yellowstone National Park to Glacier National Park in 8 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car, shuttle, bus, and train. In July, Glacier National Park is a bit warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 34°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 27 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail
Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park ©
Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier

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