27 days in United States Itinerary

27 days in United States Itinerary

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27 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly:  25​h
1
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  10​h 15​min
6
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
7
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
8
New York City
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  21​h 30​min
End: Chennai

2
nights
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.
On the 31st (Sat), take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, then don't miss a visit to Space Needle, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally take a stroll through Pike Place Market. On the 1st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum and then examine the collection at The Museum of Flight.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Seattle online driving holiday planner .

Chennai, India to Seattle is an approximately 25-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 India Standard Time (IST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 13 hours. Traveling from Chennai in August, expect Seattle to be slightly colder, temps between 31°C and 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Aug 30 — Sep 1:
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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.
When in Yellowstone National Park, make a side trip to see Grand Teton in Grand Teton National Park, approximately 1h 30 min away. There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser, hike along Brink of the Lower Falls Trail, and take in the awesome beauty at Mount Washburn.

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Traveling by combination of flight and car from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Seattle in September: highs in Yellowstone National Park hover around 18°C, while lows dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 4:
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

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, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, explore the striking landscape of Alcatraz Island, and take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read San Francisco trip planning app .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, shuttle, and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, you will find days in San Francisco are a bit warmer (28°C), and nights are warmer (17°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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Walking tours
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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.
Go for a jaunt from Las Vegas to Boulder City to see Hoover Dam about 50 minutes away. There's lots more to do: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, take in panoramic vistas at High Roller, and don't miss a visit to Paris Las Vegas.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas online route planner .

Fly from San Francisco to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In September, Las Vegas is somewhat warmer than San Francisco - with highs of 39°C and lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Find places to stay Sep 7 — 10:
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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, historic sites, scenic drive, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, trek along Bright Angel Trail, take some stellar pictures from Mohave Point, and appreciate the history behind Powell Point.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park vacation tool .

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in September, plan for slightly colder days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 10 — 13:
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

2
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, parks, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, get to know the resident critters at Lincoln Park Zoo, stroll around Millennium Park, and meet the residents at Shedd Aquarium.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Chicago trip itinerary site .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Chicago takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Chicago, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Chicago, with lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Sep 14 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Lincoln Park Zoo ©
Lincoln Park Zoo

3
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, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at National Zoological Park.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip planning website .

Getting from Chicago to Washington DC by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Washington DC due to the time zone difference. In September, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 19:
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, take a stroll through Times Square, make a trip to 9/11 Memorial, and pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our New York City road trip planning tool .

You can fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 24:
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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