12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
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Truckee
— 1 day
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Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
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San Francisco
— 1 night
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Las Vegas
— 1 night
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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
— 1 day
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Hilo
— 2 nights

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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Grand Teton National Park (Elk Ranch Flats Turnout, Grand Teton National Park & Grand Teton). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Lehardy's Rapids, explore the striking landscape of Mount Washburn, take in the dramatic natural features at Gibbon Falls, and take a memorable drive along Lamar Valley.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary site.

New Delhi, India to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -12.5 hour difference. In December, Yellowstone National Park is much colder than New Delhi - with highs of -5°C and lows of -19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Truckee.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley

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Truckee

Truckee ©
Truckee is an incorporated town in Nevada County, California, United States. On the 25th (Wed), stroll through West End Beach and then learn about winemaking at Truckee River Winery.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Truckee trip itinerary planning tool.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Truckee in 9.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Yellowstone National Park in December, with highs in Truckee at 5°C and lows at -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Truckee

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Wineries
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Truckee River Winery ©
Truckee River Winery

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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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Badger Pass Ski Area.

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Take a bus from Truckee to Yosemite National Park in 5.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to -11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area ©
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area
Badger Pass Ski Area ©
Badger Pass Ski Area

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night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf and then contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the San Francisco vacation builder app.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by combination of bus and flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in December: highs in San Francisco hover around 17°C, while lows dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©

Sin City

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 28th (Sat): try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio, and then shop like a local with The Strip.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip maker tool.

You can fly from San Francisco to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Las Vegas, with lows of 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping · Casinos
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Bellagio Hotel and Casino ©
Bellagio Hotel and Casino

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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park ©
Volcanoes have played an important role in shaping the Earth, and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park shows visitors the process in action.
On the 29th (Sun), shop like a local with Volcano Art Center Gallery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kilauea Iki Trailhead, and then admire all the interesting features of Devastation Trail.

To find more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Hawaii Volcanoes National Park route planning app.

Fly from Las Vegas to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park in 11 hours. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time (HST) is minus 2 hours. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Las Vegas in December: high temperatures in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park hover around 31°C and lows are around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can go by car to Hilo.

Things to do in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Kilauea Iki Trailhead ©
Kilauea Iki Trailhead
Devastation Trail ©
Devastation Trail
Volcano Art Center Gallery ©
Volcano Art Center Gallery

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Hilo

Hilo ©

America's Wettest City

One of the island of Hawaii's major towns, Hilo contains a mix of Asian and Polynesian cultures and is known for its proximity to a national park encompassing two active volcanoes.
On the 30th (Mon), pick up some local products at Hilo Farmers Market, take in nature's colorful creations at Liliuokalani Gardens, enjoy the sand and surf at Carlsmith Beach Park, then kick back and relax at Laupahoehoe Beach Park, and finally admire the sheer force of Akaka Falls State Park.

For photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Hilo trip planner.

Getting from Hawaii Volcanoes National Park to Hilo by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. In December, daytime highs in Hilo are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. You will leave for home on the 31st (Tue).

Things to do in Hilo

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Shopping

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Laupahoehoe Beach Park ©
Laupahoehoe Beach Park
Akaka Falls State Park ©
Akaka Falls State Park
Liliuokalani Gardens ©
Liliuokalani Gardens

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