15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
New York City
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  8​h 45​min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6​h 45​min
3
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  12​h 15​min
5
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
6
San Francisco
— 2 nights
subway + Fly:  4​h
7
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Dubai

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Paul's Chapel. On your second day here, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial and then take in the pleasant sights at Central Park.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the New York City itinerary planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to New York City is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Dubai to New York City due to the time zone difference. In September, New York City is cooler than Dubai - with highs of 31°C and lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

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

1
night
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 24th (Mon): witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, then trek along Artist Point, and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. Here are some ideas for day two: explore and take pictures at Yellowstone Institute and then contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and car from New York City to Yellowstone National Park takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Yellowstone National Park. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from New York City in September: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 18°C and lows are around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Yellowstone Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake
Artist Point ©
Artist Point

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, and then take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas day trip website .

Do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Las Vegas in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, things will get warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around 39°C and lows about 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Nature, #Parks, #Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): trek along Bright Angel Trail. Keep things going the next day: take some stellar pictures from Mather Point, then stroll through South Kaibab Trail, and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary builder site .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in September, plan for a bit cooler days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 28°C, while nights are colder with lows around 7°C. On the 29th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

#Parks, #Trails, #Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Hopi Point ©
Hopi Point

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 30th (Sun): get great views at Tunnel View, then don't miss a visit to Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, then take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, and finally explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape at El Capitan, then take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass, and then make a trip to Pothole Dome.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip planner .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 12.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Yosemite National Park, with lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

#Nature, #Parks, #Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Golden Gate Park. Keep things going the next day: have fun and explore at Exploratorium and then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our San Francisco trip maker site .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in October, you will find days in San Francisco are a bit warmer (26°C), and nights are much hotter (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Childrens Museums, #Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, then take a stroll through Pike Place Market, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Seattle road trip website .

Traveling by combination of subway and flight from San Francisco to Seattle takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in October, things will get a bit cooler in Seattle: highs are around 20°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

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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