33 days in Continental USA Itinerary

33 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Continental USA trip planner

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Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights
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Seattle
— 2 nights
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Glacier National Park
— 4 nights
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
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San Diego
— 2 nights
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Los Angeles
— 9 nights

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Yellowstone National Park

— 6 nights

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.
Step out of Yellowstone National Park with an excursion to Grand Teton in Grand Teton National Park--about 1h 25 min away. There's still lots to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, appreciate the extensive heritage of S Rim Trail, contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake, and take in the awesome beauty at Mount Washburn.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park trip maker website.

Los Angeles to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Los Angeles to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Los Angeles in July, plan for little chillier days in Yellowstone National Park, with highs around 26°C, while nights are colder with lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to fly to Seattle.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 16 — 22:

Seattle

— 2 nights

Emerald City

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 23rd (Fri): explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum, see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, and then take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks. On the 24th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium, enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally pick up some local products at Pike Place Market.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Seattle planner.

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Seattle, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jul 22 — 24:

Glacier National Park

— 4 nights

Crown of the Continent

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: hike along Iceberg Lake Trail, explore the activities along Lake McDonald, take a memorable drive along Going-to-the-Sun Road, and take in the dramatic scenery at Virginia Falls.

Discover how to plan a Glacier National Park trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can fly from Seattle to Glacier National Park in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Seattle to Glacier National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Seattle in July, expect nights in Glacier National Park to be little chillier, around 11°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to fly to San Francisco.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 28:

San Francisco

— 3 nights

City by the Bay

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: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, examine the collection at Exploratorium, and get great views at Twin Peaks.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco journey planning app.

Fly from Glacier National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Glacier National Park to San Francisco. When traveling from Glacier National Park in July, plan for little chillier days in San Francisco, with highs around 26°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Jul 28 — 31:

Yosemite National Park

— 4 nights
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: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, make a trip to Olmsted Point, hike along Mariposa Grove, and get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 33°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Jul 31 — Aug 4:

Las Vegas

— 2 nights

Sin City

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 5th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian Resort, then enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller, and finally enjoy some diversion at Paris Las Vegas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Fri): shop like a local with The Strip, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas takes 6 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in August: highs in Las Vegas hover around 45°C, while lows dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to fly to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 4 — 6:

San Diego

— 2 nights

America's Finest City

Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
On the 7th (Sat), appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at USS Midway Museum and then admire the natural beauty at Balboa Park.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read San Diego travel planner.

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Las Vegas in August, plan for colder days in San Diego, with highs around 30°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 6 — 8:

Los Angeles

— 9 nights

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Santa Monica (Santa Monica Yacht Harbor Sign & Third Street Promenade), Mulholland Drive (in Beverly Hills) and Anaheim (Disney California Adventure Park, Downtown Disney District, &more). Pack the 9th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, browse the different shops at Two Rodeo Drive, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, and get in on the family fun at Pacific Park.

Start your trip to Los Angeles by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. When traveling from San Diego in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 8 — 17: