10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Kahului, Maui
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  11​h 15​min
3
New York City
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  9​h
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Kahului, Maui

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 13th (Tue): head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco trip planner .

Kahului to San Francisco is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Hawaii Standard Time (HST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is 2 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Kahului in August, with highs in San Francisco at 73°F and lows at 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

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

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 14th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Tuolumne Meadows, then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, and then don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point. Keep things going the next day: get great views at Washburn Point, explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, then admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and finally trek along Panorama Trail.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Yosemite National Park itinerary planning site .

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, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are a bit warmer (81°F), and nights are a bit cooler (43°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

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

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, don't miss a visit to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock, and take a stroll through Times Square.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read New York City route app .

You can do a combination of car, flight, and bus from Yosemite National Park to New York City in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be much hotter in New York City, with lows of 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

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

3
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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, trails, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, hike along Artist Point, witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Gibbon Falls.

To find out how to plan a trip to Yellowstone National Park, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from New York City to Yellowstone National Park by combination of bus, flight, and car takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from New York City in August: highs in Yellowstone National Park hover around 70°F, while lows dip to 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

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

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