31 days in Continental USA Itinerary

31 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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

3
nights
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, walk around Golden Gate Park, get great views at Twin Peaks, and take in the pleasant sights at Fisherman's Wharf.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the San Francisco online trip planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to San Francisco. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in November, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

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, don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, get great views at Washburn Point, and take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass.

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You can fly from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from San Francisco in November: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 54°F, while lows dip to 19°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to take a bus to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Taft Point ©
Taft Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

4
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). There's much more to do: partake in some friendly competition at Fantastic Race, examine the collection at The Getty Center, find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

To find photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles trip planner.

You can take a bus from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 12 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in November, things will get much hotter in Los Angeles: highs are around 76°F and lows about 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Find places to stay Nov 12 — 16:
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Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park

3
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: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Lipan Point, hike along Bright Angel Trail, and stroll through South Kaibab Trail.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park route planner.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park. Traveling from Los Angeles in November, expect Grand Canyon National Park to be colder, temps between 54°F and 22°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Find places to stay Nov 16 — 20:
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Grand Canyon Village ©
Grand Canyon Village

3
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.
Take a break from Las Vegas with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City, about 50 minutes away. The adventure continues: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, make a trip to The Strip, try your luck at Paris Las Vegas, and explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

For maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in November, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 68°F by day to 47°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Find places to stay Nov 20 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
The Strip ©
The Strip

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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument, get a sense of history and politics at White House, and get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Washington DC trip planner.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Washington DC in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Washington DC is 3 hours. Traveling from Las Vegas in November, expect Washington DC to be slightly colder, temps between 59°F and 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 23 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Washington Monument ©
Washington Monument

5
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: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock, admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the New York City online trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 57°F, and evening lows to 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 26 — Dec 1:
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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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.
Go for a jaunt from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park to see Grand Teton about 1h 30 min away. The adventure continues: take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, tour the pleasant surroundings at Observation Point Trail, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Washburn, and take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park holiday website.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Yellowstone National Park takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from New York City in December, expect Yellowstone National Park to be much colder, temps between 23°F and 3°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton
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Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Artist Point ©
Artist Point

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