31 days in Continental USA Itinerary

31 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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31 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Alexandria
Fly:  23​h 30​min
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
+3
taxi + bus + Fly + bus:  13​h
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
Washington DC
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly + taxi:  27​h
Alexandria

4
days
San Francisco

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: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island, take a memorable ride with Cable Cars, engage your brain at Exploratorium, and take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden.

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Alexandria, Egypt to San Francisco is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. Traveling from Alexandria to San Francisco, you'll gain 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Alexandria in June: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 25°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf
Fisherman's Wharf

2
days
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, and then hike along Wawona Meadow. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire all the interesting features of Tioga Pass and then trek along Tuolumne Meadows.

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Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. When traveling from San Francisco in June, plan for a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

4
days
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.
On the 19th (Tue), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, stroll through Rim Trail, get great views at Grandview Point, and hike along North Kaibab Trail.

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Do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

3
days
Las Vegas

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Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, shopping, casinos, fun & games, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, wander the streets of The Strip, browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes, and admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

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Do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, plan for a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 45°C by day to 28°C at night. On the 25th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

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The Strip ©
The Strip
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Bellagio Fountains

4
days
Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Great Smoky Mountains National Park ©
Great Smoky Mountains National Park contains some of the highest mountains east of the Mississippi River, but it's the ease of access that makes this national park the United States' most visited.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park is known for nature, trails, wildlife, scenic drive, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte, hike along Alum Cave Trail, admire the striking features of Noah Bud Ogle Cabin, and stroll through Grotto Falls Trail.

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Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Great Smoky Mountains National Park takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of shuttle, train, and bus. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Las Vegas to Great Smoky Mountains National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in June, things will get a bit cooler in Great Smoky Mountains National Park: highs are around 36°C and lows about 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Washington DC.

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Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork
Chimney Tops ©
Chimney Tops

4
days
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 nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument, and ponder the world of politics at The White House.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Washington DC holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Washington DC takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

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National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
The White House ©
The White House

5
days
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: tour the pleasant surroundings at Central Park, take in the pleasant sights at The High Line, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, and learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History.

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Getting from Washington DC to New York City by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

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