29 days in United States Itinerary

29 days in United States Itinerary

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29 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Paris
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  4​h 15​min
2
Glacier National Park
— 1 night
+2
taxi + Fly + Drive:  7​h 45​min
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h 45​min
4
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  8​h 30​min
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + taxi:  11​h 15​min
7
Gatlinburg
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 30​min
8
Orlando
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h
9
New York City
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  11​h 45​min
End: Paris

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night
Seattle

Seattle ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass and then enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, then meet the residents at Seattle Aquarium, then shop like a local with Glasshouse Studio, and finally take a stroll through Pike Place Market.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Seattle trip planner .

Paris, France to Seattle is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 9 hours. July in Seattle sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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night
Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park. On the 14th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Iceberg Lake Trail, then stroll through Grinnell Glacier, and then admire the sheer force of Virginia Falls.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Glacier National Park vacation maker app .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Seattle to Glacier National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Traveling from Seattle to Glacier National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Seattle in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Glacier National Park, with highs around 34°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Virginia Falls ©
Virginia Falls
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier

3
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Hayden Valley and Grand Teton. Spend the 16th (Tue) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. There's still lots to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, and hike along Artist Point.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary maker site .

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and car from Glacier National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 8 hours. Another option is to drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Glacier National Park in July, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 26°C and lows at 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

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
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley

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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 historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, hike along Panorama Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, and contemplate the waterfront views at Tenaya Lake.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park trip planning site .

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Yosemite National Park by combination of car and flight takes about 10 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, flight, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of car, flight, and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Yosemite National Park due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, with highs in Yosemite National Park at 33°C and lows at 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and finally explore the striking landscape of Alcatraz Island.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the San Francisco route builder site .

Drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in July: highs in San Francisco hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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.
Spend the 24th (Wed) exploring nature at Grand Canyon National Park. On the 25th (Thu), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, stroll through North Kaibab Trail, take some stellar pictures from Powell Point, and trek along South Kaibab Trail.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park driving holiday planning app .

Do a combination of subway, flight, and bus from San Francisco to Grand Canyon National Park in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Francisco to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in July, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are a bit warmer (34°C), and nights are a bit cooler (13°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Gatlinburg.

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
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

2
nights
Gatlinburg

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Kids will appreciate attractions like River Rafting & Tubing and Zipline. Venture out of the city with trips to 5 Rivers Adventures (in Hartford) and Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail (in Great Smoky Mountains National Park). The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company, get your game on at The Escape Game Pigeon Forge, and find something for the whole family at 7D Dark Ride Adventure.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Gatlinburg travel route planner.

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi from Grand Canyon National Park to Gatlinburg in 11.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle, flight, and taxi; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Gatlinburg, with lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Hartford, The Escape Game Pigeon Forge
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River Rafting & Tubing
Chimneys Picnic Area ©
Chimneys Picnic Area
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte

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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.
Attractions like Walt Disney World Resort and Universal's Islands of Adventure make great kid-friendly stops. Pack the 2nd (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. Have a day of magic on the 3rd (Sat) at Magic Kingdom Park.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Orlando trip planner.

Do a combination of taxi, flight, and train from Gatlinburg to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, taxi, and train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Gatlinburg in July since evenings lows in Orlando dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks
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Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

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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.
Bring the kids along to Central Park and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. There's lots more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, steep yourself in history at Ellis Island, take some stellar pictures from Top of the Rock, and wander the streets of Times Square.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read New York City online driving holiday planner .

You can fly from Orlando to New York City in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Orlando in August, with highs in New York City at 34°C and lows at 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

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
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

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