25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

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25 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Moscow
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
New York City
— 4 nights
bus:  1​h 45​min
2
Philadelphia
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 30​min
3
Washington DC
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  1​h 30​min
4
Niagara Falls
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
6
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
7
Salt Lake City
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
8
Kanab
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
9
Grand Canyon National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 30​min
10
Monument Valley
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
11
Page
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
12
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  9​h
13
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
bus:  7​h
14
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
15
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
16
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  16​h
End: Moscow

4
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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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes New York Transit Museum, The Met Cloisters, Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine, and other attractions. There's much more to do: go for a walk through Central Park, snap pictures at Brooklyn Bridge, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and make a trip to Times Square.

For maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City trip itinerary builder site .

Moscow, Russia to New York City is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Moscow Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 8 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Moscow in August; daily highs in New York City reach 34°C and lows reach 25°C. You'll set off for Philadelphia on the 5th (Mon).

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

New York Transit Museum
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

1
night
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Elfreth's Alley as well as Washington Square Park. Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): appreciate the history behind Liberty Bell Center and then admire all the interesting features of Washington Square Park.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Philadelphia tour planner .

Traveling by train from New York City to Philadelphia takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Philadelphia sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 24°C at night. On the 6th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Historic Sites Parks
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Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Elfreth's Alley ©
Elfreth's Alley
Liberty Bell Center ©
Liberty Bell Center

1
night
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Renwick Gallery. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial and then appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Washington DC online trip itinerary maker .

Take a train from Philadelphia to Washington DC in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums
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Renwick Gallery ©
Renwick Gallery
Vietnam Veterans Memorial ©
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Lincoln Memorial ©
Lincoln Memorial

1
night
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Plan a Niagara Falls trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Washington DC to Niagara Falls takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in August; daily highs in Niagara Falls reach 31°C and lows reach 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Chicago.
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Niagara Falls Observation Tower ©
Niagara Falls Observation Tower

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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
You've added Adler Planetarium, The Field Museum, Buckingham Fountain, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of Millennium Park, then take in the waterfront at Navy Pier, then make a trip to Cloud Gate, and finally take in panoramic vistas at 360 Chicago Observation Deck. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Fri): observe the fascinating underwater world at Shedd Aquarium, see the interesting displays at The Field Museum, then look and learn at Adler Planetarium, then make a trip to Buckingham Fountain, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Chicago driving holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Niagara Falls to Chicago takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Niagara Falls to Chicago due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Niagara Falls in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Chicago, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Childrens Museums Museums
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Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park
Shedd Aquarium ©
Shedd Aquarium
Field Museum ©
Field Museum

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, trek along Artist Point, and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. On the 11th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic natural features at Lower Geyser Basin, then take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, then identify plant and animal life at Gibbon Falls, and finally explore the striking landscape at Artists’ Paintpots.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park trip planning site .

Getting from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park by combination of flight and car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Chicago in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Yellowstone National Park, with highs around 24°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

1
night
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Assembly Hall, take in the spiritual surroundings of Salt Lake Temple, and then admire the natural beauty at Temple Square.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Salt Lake City journey planning site .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Salt Lake City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car, shuttle, and flight. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, with highs in Salt Lake City at 39°C and lows at 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites Parks
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Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Salt Lake Temple ©
Salt Lake Temple
Assembly Hall ©
Assembly Hall

1
night
Kanab

Kanab
Kanab is a city in and the county seat of Kane County, Utah, United States. To find where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Kanab trip planner .

Getting from Salt Lake City to Kanab by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, bus, and car; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Traveling from Salt Lake City in August, Kanab is little chillier at night with lows of 14°C. On the 14th (Wed), you'll travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Kanab

Outdoors Parks Tours
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hours
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Grand Canyon South Rim.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park holiday planning site .

You can drive from Kanab to Grand Canyon National Park in 4 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Kanab in August: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 11°C. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Nature Parks
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim

few
hours
Monument Valley

Monument Valley ©
Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): examine the collection at Goulding’s Trading Post Museum..

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Monument Valley day trip tool .

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Monument Valley in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, expect Monument Valley to be a bit warmer, temps between 36°C and 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to drive to Page.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Museums
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Goulding’s Trading Post Museum. ©
Goulding’s Trading Post Museum.

1
night
Page

Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
On the 13th (Tue), take in the dramatic natural features at Horseshoe Bend and then take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Page travel site .

You can take a shuttle from Kanab to Page in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Kanab in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 24°C in Page. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Page

Outdoors Tours
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Photography Tours

1
night
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park
For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker website .

Drive from Page to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Page in August; daily highs in Grand Canyon National Park reach 31°C and lows reach 11°C. On the 16th (Fri), you'll travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Tours
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1
night
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©
With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
On the 16th (Fri), hike along Zumwalt Meadow Trail.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip tool .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. In August, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park is somewhat warmer than Grand Canyon National Park - with highs of 41°C and lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

The Senate
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Giant Forest ©
Giant Forest
Zumwalt Meadow Trail ©
Zumwalt Meadow Trail
Generals Hwy ©
Generals Hwy

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, then admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, then get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by bus from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 7 hours. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in August, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be much colder, around 7°C, while days are slightly colder, around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Nature Parks
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Golden Gate Park as well as Twin Peaks. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Twin Peaks, take in the pleasant sights at Fisherman's Wharf, then walk around Golden Gate Park, and finally snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco trip planner.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in August: highs in San Francisco hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 17°C. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Tue) before leaving for Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). There's still lots to do: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, experience the excitement of Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, and explore the fascinating underground world of Bronson Caves.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles visit planner.

You can fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in August; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 34°C and lows reach 22°C. On the 24th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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