53 days in United States Itinerary

53 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Riyadh
Fly:  17 h 30 min
1
Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
3
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
4
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h
5
Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
Bus:  4 h 15 min
6
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h
7
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
8
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Bus + Fly:  11 h 15 min
9
Gatlinburg
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h
10
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Train:  3 h 15 min
11
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  14 h 45 min
End: Riyadh

3
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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, take a leisurely stroll along Navy Pier, and get a new perspective on nature at Field Museum.

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

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Chicago is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Riyadh to Chicago is minus 9 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Riyadh in June; daily highs in Chicago reach 32°C and lows reach 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Ernest Hemingway Birthplace
Find places to stay Jun 29 — Jul 2:
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The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park
Shedd Aquarium ©
Shedd Aquarium

6
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 Grand Teton National Park away. There's still lots to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, explore the striking landscape of Yellowstone National Park, and hike along Artist Point.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park day trip planning website.

You can fly from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, shuttle, bus, and car. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Chicago in July, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are little chillier (26°C), and nights are colder (4°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton
Find places to stay Jul 2 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

3
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Hood Canal in Olympic National Park (about 1h 15 min away). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, wander the streets of Pike Place Market, see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, and admire the natural beauty at Bellevue Botanical Garden.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Seattle trip maker site.

Fly from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, you will find days in Seattle are a bit warmer (30°C), and nights are much warmer (18°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Hood Canal, Bellevue Botanical Garden
Find places to stay Jul 8 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks ©
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

5
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, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, take a stroll through SoMa, and head off the coast to Alcatraz Island.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read San Francisco online trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Seattle to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Seattle, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Parks Museums
Find places to stay Jul 11 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

6
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, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village, hike along Tuolumne Meadows, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Panorama Trail.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park road trip website.

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in July, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are a bit warmer (33°C), and nights are slightly colder (9°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Find places to stay Jul 16 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail

5
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). And it doesn't end there: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and admire the majestic nature at Topanga State Park.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip planning site.

You can take a bus from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 12 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, Los Angeles is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Find places to stay Jul 22 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park

4
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.
Take a break from Las Vegas with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City, about 50 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum, try to win big at Casino At The Venetian, and explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas road trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Los Angeles in July, plan for warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 47°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Fun & Games Shopping

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Find places to stay Jul 27 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Hoover Dam ©
Hoover Dam

5
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, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: hike along Bright Angel Trail, take some stellar pictures from Lipan Point, stroll through North Kaibab Trail, and make a trip to Grand Canyon Village.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park road trip planning website.

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. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in July; daily highs in Grand Canyon National Park reach 34°C and lows reach 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Find places to stay Jul 31 — Aug 5:
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

4
nights
Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg ©
Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Change things up with these side-trips from Gatlinburg: Hartford (Zipline & River Rafting & Tubing) and Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Ramsey Cascades, Clingmans Dome, &more). There's still lots to do: stroll around Chimneys Picnic Area, hike along Alum Cave Trail, look for all kinds of wild species at Roaring Fork, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Gatlinburg trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Gatlinburg in 13 hours. Another option is to drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Gatlinburg. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, expect Gatlinburg to be a bit warmer, temps between 36°C and 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Hartford, The Escape Game Pigeon Forge
Find places to stay Aug 6 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Chimneys Picnic Area ©
Chimneys Picnic Area
River Rafting & Tubing
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork

4
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.
Step out of Washington DC with an excursion to Gettysburg National Military Park in Gettysburg--about 1h 40 min away. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at National Zoological Park, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip itinerary planning app.

You can fly from Gatlinburg to Washington DC in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. In August in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Gettysburg National Military Park
Find places to stay Aug 10 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History ©

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, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, wander the streets of Times Square, admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center, and appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the New York City trip itinerary maker.

You can take a train from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 14 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

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