36 days in United States Itinerary

36 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Charlotte
Fly:  4 h
1
Orlando
— 4 nights
Fly + Bus:  11 h 45 min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
3
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  9 h
4
Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
5
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h
6
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Fly:  9 h 45 min
7
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
8
Grand Teton National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h 15 min
9
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
End: Charlotte

4
nights
Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Get outdoors at Discovery Cove and Fishing Charters & Tours. Kids will enjoy Universal's Islands of Adventure and Happily Ever After Fireworks. There's still lots to do: get in on the family fun at Walt Disney World Resort, admire the masterpieces at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, make an unforgettable trip to Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and get your game on at The Escape Game Orlando.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Orlando trip planning tool.

Charlotte to Orlando is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Charlotte in June, expect a bit warmer with lows of 73°F in Orlando. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Fishing Charters & Tours, Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
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Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Discovery Cove ©
Discovery Cove

4
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.
Family-friendly places like Grand Canyon South Rim and North Kaibab Trail will thrill your kids. Escape the urban bustle at Bright Angel Trail and East Rim Drive. There's much more to do: hike along South Kaibab Trail, stroll through Rim Trail, take in breathtaking views at Inner Canyon, and get interesting insight from Tours.

To find maps and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Orlando to Grand Canyon National Park in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Orlando to Grand Canyon National Park. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Orlando in June: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 85°F, while lows dip to 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

2
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.
On the 29th (Mon), shop like a local with The Strip, thenadmire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and then examine the collection at The Mob Museum. On the next day, explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and then try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino.

To find other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 103°F, while nights are much hotter with lows around 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
The Strip ©
The Strip

3
nights
Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Visit Waikiki Beach and Kailua Beach Park for some beach relaxation. Family-friendly places like USS Arizona Memorial and USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: explore and take pictures at Diamond Head State Monument, identify plant and animal life at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, and make a trip to Battleship Missouri Memorial.

For reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Honolulu tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Honolulu takes 9 hours. Traveling from Las Vegas to Honolulu, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in June, you will find days in Honolulu are a bit cooler (86°F), and nights are about the same (74°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Kailua Beach Park
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Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Appreciate the collections at Exploratorium and de Young Museum. Get some historical perspective at Alcatraz Island and Filbert Street Stairs. Take a break from San Francisco with a short trip to Muir Woods National Monument in Mill Valley, about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and take a stroll through SoMa.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read San Francisco trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Honolulu to San Francisco takes 8 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Honolulu to San Francisco. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Honolulu in July: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 73°F and lows are around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

5
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.
Family-friendly places like Glacier Point and Tuolumne Meadows will thrill your kids. Step out of the city life by going to Mariposa Grove and Panorama Trail. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Mono Pass Trail, hike along Nevada Falls Loop, take in the dramatic natural features at Taft Point, and don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip site.

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. While traveling from San Francisco, expect a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 83°F to lows of 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Taft Point ©
Taft Point
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove

5
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.
Bring the kids along to Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Old Faithful. Escape the urban bustle at Grand Prismatic Spring and Lamar Valley. And it doesn't end there: take in the natural beauty of Mammoth Hot Springs, take in the dramatic natural features at Gibbon Falls, hike along North Rim Trail, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Yellowstone National Park.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park online visit planner.

You can fly from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, shuttle, and taxi; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park is 1 hour. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, things will get slightly colder in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 73°F and lows about 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley
Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park

2
nights
Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of String Lake and then look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Teton. Keep things going the next day: cruise along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, thenhike along Cascade Canyon Trail, thentrek along Taggart Lake, and finally explore the striking landscape at Glacier View Turnout.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Grand Teton National Park road trip site.

Drive from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 1.5 hours. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Grand Teton National Park: temperatures range from 79°F by day to 44°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail
Taggart Lake ©
Taggart Lake

4
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.
Get some historical perspective at 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Family-friendly places like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Central Park will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Times Square, steep yourself in history at Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site, make a trip to Empire State Building, and examine the collection at New York Public Library.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our New York City trip planner.

Fly from Grand Teton National Park to New York City in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Grand Teton National Park to New York City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in July, you will find days in New York City are somewhat warmer (86°F), and nights are much hotter (72°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 20 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

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