15 days in Continental USA Itinerary

15 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Continental USA trip itinerary maker

Make it your trip
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New York City
— 2 nights
Fly
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Grand Teton National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Fly
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
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New York City

— 2 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Times Square. Next up on the itinerary: go for a walk through Central Park, make a trip to Empire State Building, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, and see the interesting displays at New York Public Library.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read New York City road trip planning site.

Venice, Italy to New York City is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Venice in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of 22°C in New York City. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Grand Teton National Park

— 1 night

Mountains of the Imagination

The peaks of Grand Teton National Park aren't the highest in the world, but they sit atop what might be nature's archetypes for mountains.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Teton.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Teton National Park day trip site.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Grand Teton National Park takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Grand Teton National Park due to the time zone difference. While traveling from New York City, expect a bit cooler days and colder nights in Grand Teton National Park, ranging from highs of 23°C to lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Nature · Wildlife · Parks
Highlights from your trip

Yellowstone National Park

— 4 nights

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Old Faithful and Natural Bridge Trail. There's much more to do: take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, hike along Storm Point Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lone Star Geyser, and take a memorable drive along Grand Loop Road.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park trip planning website.

Drive from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in September, things will get a bit cooler in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 18°C and lows about 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

San Francisco

— 2 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Tue): examine the collection at Cable Car Museum, stop by Chinatown, and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at Point Reyes Safaris.

For maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, train, and subway. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park

— 4 nights
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Glacier Point and Lembert Dome. And it doesn't end there: trek along Tuolumne Meadows, explore the striking landscape of Pioneer Yosemite History Center, explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, and cruise along Tioga Pass.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park travel route planning website.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in September, Yosemite National Park is colder at night with lows of 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails