12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Oklahoma City
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
+3
bus + Fly + bus + taxi:  12​h 15​min
3
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
5
New York City
— 1 day
bus + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Oklahoma City

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 10th (Mon): make a trip to The Strip and then admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, look for gifts at Barneys New York, and then take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip planner .

Oklahoma City to Las Vegas is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Oklahoma City to Las Vegas is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Oklahoma City in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around 103°F and lows about 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Nature Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian ©

3
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.
Get in touch with nature at Rim Trail and Bright Angel Trail. For shopping fun, head to Canyon Village Marketplace or Hopi House. Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim and get great views at Powell Point.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary planning site .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Las Vegas in June: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 85°F, while lows dip to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

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
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area and Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Yosemite Museum Gallery and Yosemite Valley Chapel. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, stroll through Tuolumne Meadows, trek along Lembert Dome, and take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip maker website .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park in 12.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be about the same, around 43°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 79°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks. Fisherman's Wharf and SoMa are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Union Square, enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Funston National Park, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and contemplate the long history of City Lights Booksellers.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco route planning site .

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in June: highs in San Francisco hover around 71°F, while lows dip to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

1
day
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.
On the 21st (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Chapel, then appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, and then explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Discover how to plan a New York City trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to New York City in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco to New York City, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in June; daily highs in New York City reach 80°F and lows reach 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
St. Paul's Chapel ©
St. Paul's Chapel

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