14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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14 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  9​h 15​min
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h 45​min
4
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
5
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Dubai

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.
Appreciate the collections at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History. Your inner history buff will appreciate 9/11 Memorial and St. Paul's Chapel. There's still lots to do: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, and don't miss a visit to Empire State Building.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read New York City online itinerary planner .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to New York City is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Dubai to New York City is minus 9 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Dubai in July, with highs in New York City at 35°C and lows at 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
American Museum of Natural History ©

2
nights
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Washington National Cathedral. On your second day here, get engrossed in the history at Newseum, see the interesting displays at The National Archives Museum, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, then take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and finally admire the masterpieces at National Portrait Gallery.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Washington DC tour planning app .

Getting from New York City to Washington DC by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In July in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Natural Bridge Trail, identify plant and animal life at Lamar Valley, and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. Here are some ideas for day two: witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, then take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Hayden Valley.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip tool .

Getting from Washington DC to Yellowstone National Park by combination of flight and car takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, shuttle, and car; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Washington DC in July: highs in Yellowstone National Park hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley

1
night
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.
On the 9th (Tue), explore the striking landscape of Elizabeth Lake, Yosemite National Park. On the next day, explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, explore the striking landscape at Taft Point, then take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, then admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and finally hike along Panorama Trail.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park day trip planning website .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Yosemite National Park due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July; daily highs in Yosemite National Park reach 33°C and lows reach 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Elizabeth Lake ©
Elizabeth Lake
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, appreciate the extensive heritage of Filbert Steps, then get curious at Exploratorium, and finally step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Fri): explore and take pictures at Twin Peaks, browse the exhibits of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, learn about all things military at USS Pampanito, then see the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique, then take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, and finally make a trip to Ferry Building Marketplace.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco day trip planning site .

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

1
night
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum, then shop like a local with Pike Place Market, and finally explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Seattle trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from San Francisco to Seattle by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Seattle, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight
Seattle Art Museum ©
Seattle Art Museum

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