10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Cleveland
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  9​h
4
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
5
Washington DC
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: Cleveland

1
night
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 30th (Fri): head off the coast to Alcatraz Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge, then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and finally don't miss a visit to Lombard Street.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco trip maker app .

Cleveland to San Francisco is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Cleveland in August, with highs in San Francisco at 73°F and lows at 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
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.
On the 1st (Sun), don't miss a visit to Space Needle, admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Pike Place Market.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Seattle travel route builder site .

Getting from San Francisco to Seattle by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. When traveling from San Francisco in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Seattle: temperatures range from 80°F by day to 61°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

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

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.
On the 2nd (Mon), take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser, then take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, then identify plant and animal life at Gibbon Falls, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. On the 3rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Artist Point and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Washburn.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park trip builder app .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Seattle in September, plan for a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Yellowstone National Park: temperatures range from 60°F by day to 33°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

3
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, make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument, admire the striking features of Empire State Building, and wander the streets of Times Square.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the New York City trip itinerary site .

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to New York City by combination of car, flight, and bus takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, you will find days in New York City are somewhat warmer (80°F), and nights are much warmer (66°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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.
On the 8th (Sun), get a sense of history and politics at White House, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and finally pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Washington DC itinerary builder app .

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Vietnam Veterans Memorial ©
Vietnam Veterans Memorial

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