10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Athens
Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: Athens

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Exploratorium and then stroll around Golden Gate Park.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco online visit planner .

Athens, Greece to San Francisco is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 10 hours traveling from Athens to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Athens in August, with highs in San Francisco at 26°C and lows at 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

2
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 13th (Thu): take some stellar pictures from Washburn Point, take in the dramatic natural features at Taft Point, then take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point. Here are some ideas for day two: admire all the interesting features of Tioga Pass, make a trip to Olmsted Point, and then hike along Tuolumne Meadows.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip maker tool .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in August, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be a bit cooler, around 7°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, experience the excitement of Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, and then see the interesting displays at The Getty Center.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, expect much warmer with lows of 22°C in Los Angeles. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, historic sites, wildlife, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Lipan Point, stroll through South Kaibab Trail, and go for a walk through Pipe Creek Vista.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary planning website .

Drive from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, expect little chillier with lows of 11°C in Grand Canyon National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

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