16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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Fly
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Boston
— 1 day
Fly
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New York City
— 2 nights
Train
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Washington DC
— 1 night
Fly
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Nashville
— 1 night
Fly to Flagstaff, Bus to Maswik Lodge
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly
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Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly
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Grand Teton National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
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Boston

Beantown

Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts and then walk around Boston Public Garden.

For more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Boston trip itinerary builder.

London, UK to Boston is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from London to Boston. Traveling from London in August, expect Boston to be somewhat warmer, temps between 32°C and 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Parks

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New York City

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial and then go for a walk through Central Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Mon): admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center, then take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock, then take a stroll through Times Square, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the New York City route builder app.

Getting from Boston to New York City by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Boston in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in New York City, with lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

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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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, then appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally get a sense of history and politics at White House.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Washington DC day trip tool.

Take a train from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums

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Nashville

Music City U.S.A.

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
On the 1st (Wed), see a show at Grand Ole Opry and then sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Nashville day trip website.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Nashville takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Washington DC to Nashville. In August, daytime highs in Nashville are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Wed) to allow time for travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Nashville

Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Nightlife

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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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, then get great views at Pipe Creek Vista, then take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point, and finally hike along South Kaibab Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the stunning scenery at Inner Canyon and then trek along North Kaibab Trail.

To plan Grand Canyon National Park vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Getting from Nashville to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of flight and bus takes about 11 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and shuttle. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Nashville in September; daily highs in Grand Canyon National Park reach 28°C and lows reach 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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Las Vegas

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
On the 4th (Sat), shop like a local with The Strip, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

To find traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas travel route site.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, you will find days in Las Vegas are somewhat warmer (39°C), and nights are warmer (25°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

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Los Angeles

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
On the 5th (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica State Beach, appreciate the extensive heritage of Santa Monica Pier, then cruise along Mulholland Drive, and finally look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles driving holiday site.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in September; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 34°C and lows reach 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

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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.
On the 6th (Mon), cruise along Tioga Pass, make a trip to Washburn Point, explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, then make a trip to Yosemite Village, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park trip planner.

Getting from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. When traveling from Los Angeles in September, plan for slightly colder days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 27°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

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San Francisco

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, then make a trip to Lombard Street, and finally take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in San Francisco when traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

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Grand Teton National Park

Mountains of the Imagination

The peaks of Grand Teton National Park aren't the highest in the world, but they sit atop what might be nature's archetypes for mountains.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grand Teton.

Find out how to plan Grand Teton National Park trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Grand Teton National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Francisco to Grand Teton National Park due to the time zone difference. When traveling from San Francisco in September, plan for a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Grand Teton National Park: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Highlights from your trip

4
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Yellowstone National Park

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

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 historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, appreciate the extensive heritage of Uncle Tom's Trail, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, and identify plant and animal life at Hayden Valley.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Grand Teton National Park in September, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 18°C and lows at 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
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.