38 days in United States Itinerary

38 days in United States Itinerary

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38 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Panama City
Fly + Drive:  15​h 30​min
1
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h
4
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 6 nights
bus + Fly:  11​h 15​min
6
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
7
New York City
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
8
Washington DC
— 3 nights
+2
subway + bus + Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Panama City

3
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, scenic drive, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, make a trip to Olmsted Point, hike along Tuolumne Meadows, and cruise along Tioga Pass.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park travel 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. The time zone difference when traveling from Panama City to Yosemite National Park is minus 3 hours. While traveling from Panama City, expect a bit cooler days and colder nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

5
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, 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.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco itinerary maker app .

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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Parks Museums
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Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

6
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.
Step out of Yellowstone National Park to go to Grand Teton National Park and see Grand Teton, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, stroll through Artist Point, witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, and take in the dramatic natural features at Lower Geyser Basin.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip maker .

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. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from San Francisco in June: highs in Yellowstone National Park hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 1°C. On the 17th (Sun), you're off toLas Vegas.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

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

4
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.
Step out of Las Vegas with an excursion to Hoover Dam in Boulder City--about 42 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in a show at Bellagio Fountains, shop like a local with The Strip, buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes, and admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Las Vegas takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, things will get much warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around 45°C and lows about 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Fun & Games

Side Trip

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

6
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.
On the 22nd (Fri), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, trek along North Kaibab Trail, take some stellar pictures from Lookout Studio, and cruise along East Rim Drive.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of car and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Las Vegas in June, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are little chillier (34°C), and nights are cooler (5°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

4
nights
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.
Step out of Great Smoky Mountains National Park to go to Hartford and see River Rafting & Tubing, which is approximately 50 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount LeConte, sample the fine beverages at Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine, cruise along Cades Cove, and identify plant and animal life at Roaring Fork.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park online 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. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, expect warmer with lows of 22°C in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sun) to allow time for travel to New York City.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Gatlinburg, River Rafting & Tubing
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Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte
River Rafting & Tubing
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork

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.
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 Empire State Building, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, 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 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

3
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.
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, explore the activities along Tidal Basin, see the interesting displays at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Washington DC trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Nature Parks
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin

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