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
+2
Bus + Fly + Bus:  12 h 30 min
1
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h
3
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  4 h 15 min
4
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h
5
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  8 h 45 min
End: New York City

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): trek along South Kaibab Trail, then make a trip to Powell Point, and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Rim Trail.

For more things to do and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip maker app .

New York City to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from New York City in June, expect cooler with lows of 42°F in Grand Canyon National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

1
night
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum, then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and then make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio.

For traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas journey planner.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, plan for a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 103°F by day to 77°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Neon Museum ©
The Neon Museum

2
nights
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 21st (Fri): stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery, then enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and then admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica State Beach. Keep things going the next day: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, enjoy the sand and surf at Will Rogers State Beach, and then examine the collection at The Getty Center.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip website .

Getting from Las Vegas to Los Angeles by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in June, you will find days in Los Angeles are much colder (79°F), and nights are a bit cooler (62°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Santa Monica State Beach
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

3
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.
Visiting Cathedral Beach Picnic Area and Vernal Fall will get you outdoors. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, trek along Tuolumne Meadows, explore the striking landscape of Swinging Bridge Picnic Area Yosemite National Park CA, and take some stellar pictures from Tunnel View.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park online trip planner .

Do a combination of flight and car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Los Angeles in June since evenings lows in Yosemite National Park dip to 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area ©
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

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 26th (Wed): steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip planner .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect little chillier days and somewhat warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 71°F to lows of 55°F. On the 27th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
SS Jeremiah O'Brien ©
SS Jeremiah O'Brien

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