11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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New York City
— 2 nights
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Washington DC
— 2 nights
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights

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New York City

New York City ©

Big Apple

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, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, and admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center.

Plan trip to New York City with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to New York City. In September, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©
Statue of Liberty National Monument

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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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): pause for some photo ops at National World War II Memorial, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and finally appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, ponder the world of politics at Library of Congress, then ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, then appreciate the history behind Washington Monument, and finally get a sense of history and politics at White House.

To see more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Washington DC online trip planner.

You can take a train from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Washington DC

Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
White House ©
White House

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge. On the 30th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, then take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco route builder site.

Fly from Washington DC to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and subway. Traveling from Washington DC to San Francisco, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in September; daily highs in San Francisco reach 76°F and lows reach 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

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, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, witness a stunning natural landmark at Solitary Geyser, explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin, and get great views at Lookout Point.

For where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park attractions planning website.

You can fly from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, shuttle, and car. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park is 1 hour. While traveling from San Francisco, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Yellowstone National Park, ranging from highs of 60°F to lows of 33°F. On the 4th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can 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
Lower Geyser Basin ©
Lower Geyser Basin
Yellowstone Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake

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