11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
1
New York City
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Pittsburgh
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  13​h
3
Anchorage
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  9​h 45​min
4
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Jackson Hole
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: New York City

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Ellis Island. Get some historical perspective at 9/11 Memorial and St. Paul's Chapel. The adventure continues: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, and take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the New York City itinerary maker tool .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to New York City. In July, daytime highs in New York City are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

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Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh ©
Known primarily for its steel-related heritage and 446 bridges, Pittsburgh sits at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers, which meet to form the Ohio River.
On the 24th (Wed), admire the natural beauty at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens and then examine the collection at Bicycle Heaven.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Pittsburgh driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Pittsburgh takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 65°F in Pittsburgh. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Anchorage.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Bicycle Heaven ©
Bicycle Heaven

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nights
Anchorage

Anchorage ©
Home to nearly half of Alaska's population, the port city of Anchorage covers a staggering area of over 4,900 sq km (1,900 sq mi) surrounded by mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Potter Marsh Bird Sanctuary and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Tony Knowles Coastal Trail. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center and then steep yourself in history at Alaska Native Heritage Center.

To see reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Anchorage online vacation builder .

Do a combination of flight and car from Pittsburgh to Anchorage in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Alaska Standard Time (AKST), which is usually a -4 hour difference. In July, Anchorage is little chillier than Pittsburgh - with highs of 69°F and lows of 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Anchorage

Historic Sites Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Tony Knowles Coastal Trail ©
Tony Knowles Coastal Trail
Alaska Native Heritage Center ©
Alaska Native Heritage Center
Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center ©

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nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get a sense of the local culture at Golden Gate Bridge and Fisherman's Wharf. Popular historic sites such as Alcatraz Island and Filbert Steps are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: get a taste of the local shopping with Exploratorium, walk around Golden Gate Park, contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and take in the awesome beauty at Twin Peaks.

To find reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read San Francisco trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from Anchorage to San Francisco by combination of car and flight takes about 10 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. Traveling from Anchorage to San Francisco, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. July in San Francisco sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
SS Jeremiah O'Brien ©
SS Jeremiah O'Brien

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Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole ©
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
On the 30th (Tue), admire the masterpieces at National Museum of Wildlife Art, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Transfiguration, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Taggart Lake. On your second day here, trek along Cascade Canyon Trail.

For reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Jackson Hole trip builder tool .

Fly from San Francisco to Jackson Hole in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Francisco to Jackson Hole due to the time zone difference. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Jackson Hole: temperatures range from 79°F by day to 44°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Grand Teton National Park
Highlights from your plan
Taggart Lake ©
Taggart Lake
Chapel of the Transfiguration ©
Chapel of the Transfiguration
National Museum of Wildlife Art ©
National Museum of Wildlife Art

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