41 days in United States Itinerary

41 days in United States Itinerary

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41 days in United States Itinerary

Panama City
Fly + bus + taxi:  15​h 30​min
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
San Francisco
— 5 nights
subway + Fly + taxi:  6​h 45​min
Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 6 nights
bus + Fly:  11​h 15​min
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 5 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
New York City
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Washington DC
— 3 nights
subway + bus + Fly:  6​h 15​min
Panama City

5
days
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, scenic drive, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, trek along Tuolumne Meadows, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and contemplate the waterfront views at Gaylor Lake.

For traveler tips and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park online sightseeing planner .

Panama City, Panama to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight, bus, and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Panama City to Yosemite National Park due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Panama City in June, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 5°C at night. On the 8th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to San Francisco.

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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

4
days
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, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, catch a ride on Cable Cars, wander the streets of SoMa, and browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace.

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Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in June: highs in San Francisco hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Yellowstone National Park.

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Fisherman's Wharf
Fisherman's Wharf
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

5
days
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.
Step out of Yellowstone National Park to go to Grand Teton National Park and see Grand Teton, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. On the 15th (Fri), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Washburn. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, trek along Artist Point, and explore the activities along Yellowstone Lake.

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You can do a combination of subway, flight, and taxi from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park is 1 hour. While traveling from San Francisco, expect slightly colder days and cooler nights in Yellowstone National Park, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Las Vegas.

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Grand Teton
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Yellowstone Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake

4
days
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.
Step out of Las Vegas with an excursion to Hoover Dam in Boulder City--about 42 minutes away. There's still lots to do: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, get interesting insight from Tours, try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes.

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Do a combination of taxi and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Las Vegas in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 45°C and lows reach 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

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Hoover Dam
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Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
Hoover Dam ©
Hoover Dam

5
days
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.
On the 25th (Mon), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, and trek along North Kaibab Trail.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in June, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be cooler, around 5°C, while days are little chillier, around 34°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

4
days
Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Great Smoky Mountains National Park ©
Great Smoky Mountains National Park contains some of the highest mountains east of the Mississippi River, but it's the ease of access that makes this national park the United States' most visited.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park is known for nature, trails, wildlife, scenic drive, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount LeConte, admire the sheer force of Spruce Flats Falls, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company, and stroll through Chimneys Picnic Area.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park trip planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Great Smoky Mountains National Park in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much warmer evenings in Great Smoky Mountains National Park when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, with lows around 22°C. On the 4th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

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Sugarlands Distilling Company
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Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork
Chimney Tops ©
Chimney Tops

6
days
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, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, admire the striking features of Grand central terminal, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, and make a trip to Rockefeller Center.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the New York City trip planner .

Getting from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to New York City by combination of flight and bus takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Washington DC.

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Brooklyn Bridge
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

3
days
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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, get a sense of history and politics at The White House, and take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Washington DC road trip planning tool .

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

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National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
The White House ©
The White House

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