13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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13 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
1
New York City
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  11​h 15​min
2
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Chicago

3
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, snap pictures at Brooklyn Bridge, get great views at Top of the Rock, and don't miss a visit to 9/11 Memorial.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City trip planner .

Chicago to New York City is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to New York City. In June, daytime highs in New York City are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, trek along Tuolumne Meadows, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Swinging Bridge Picnic Area Yosemite National Park CA, and take some stellar pictures from Washburn Point.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary maker app .

Do a combination of bus, flight, and car from New York City to Yosemite National Park in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in June, Yosemite National Park is cooler at night with lows of 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time 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

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 12th (Wed), steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge, then steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island.

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Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, expect nights in San Francisco to be a bit warmer, around 55°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

3
nights
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Spend the 14th (Fri) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, explore the striking landscape of Lake Butte Overlook, and admire the sheer force of Lewis Falls.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary planning tool .

Getting from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park by combination of flight and car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, shuttle, and car; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in June, expect nights in Yellowstone National Park to be much colder, around 34°F, while days are little chillier, around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Yellowstone Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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