12 days in Continental USA Itinerary

12 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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12 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Start: Chandigarh
Fly:  22​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h
3
Toutle
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Seattle
— 1 night
+2
Fly + shuttle + bus:  10​h 30​min
5
Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
6
New York City
— 2 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Chandigarh

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 28th (Sat), take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco trip maker app .

Chandigarh, India to San Francisco is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Chandigarh to San Francisco is minus 13 hours. In July in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Nature, #Parks, #Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): make a trip to Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, then take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, then take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and finally trek along Panorama Trail. On the 30th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Tuolumne Meadows, and then don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park trip planner .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Toutle.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

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Toutle

Toutle
Toutle is an unincorporated community in Cowlitz County, Washington. To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Toutle day trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Yosemite National Park to Toutle with the Route module. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in July: highs in Toutle hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 15°C. You'll set off for Seattle on the 31st (Tue).

Things to do in Toutle

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

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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 1st (Wed), examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, then wander the streets of Pike Place Market, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Seattle vacation builder tool .

Traveling by car from Toutle to Seattle takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. July in Seattle sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

#Museums, #Neighborhoods, #Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

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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.
On the 2nd (Thu), witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Gibbon Falls, then admire all the interesting features of Virginia Cascade Drive, and finally take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Yellowstone National Park.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip planner .

Do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park is 1 hour. When traveling from Seattle in August, plan for little chillier days in Yellowstone National Park, with highs around 24°C, while nights are colder with lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

#Nature, #Parks, #Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park

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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.
On the 4th (Sat), pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial and then take in the pleasant sights at Central Park. On your second day here, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and then take in the views from Brooklyn Bridge.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the New York City route builder app .

Do a combination of car, flight, and bus from Yellowstone National Park to New York City in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Yellowstone National Park to New York City is 2 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August: highs in New York City hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

#Parks, #Museums, #Historic Sites
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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