9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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9 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly + Drive:  31​h
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
New York City
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: Chennai

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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village, then get all the information you need at Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, then explore the striking landscape at Taft Point, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point. On the 4th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Olmsted Point, then explore the world behind art at Yosemite Museum Gallery, then admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park online sightseeing planner .

Chennai, India to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 31-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Chennai to Yosemite National Park is minus 13 hours. Traveling from Chennai in October, things will get cooler in Yosemite National Park: highs are around 22°C and lows about -2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

#Nature, #Parks, #Shopping
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Taft Point ©
Taft Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 5th (Fri), snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Golden Gate Park, then admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, then get to know the fascinating history of Filbert Steps, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Ferry Building Marketplace.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read San Francisco road trip website .

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. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in October, plan for a bit warmer days in San Francisco, with highs around 26°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, snap pictures at Brooklyn Bridge, explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and don't miss a visit to Empire State Building.

To find photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the New York City trip planning site .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to New York City in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 3 hours. In October in New York City, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can 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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