15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  12​h 45​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  12​h 30​min
4
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Manchester

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 4th (Sun), take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, then take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, and then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island.

To see ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip planning app .

Manchester, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Manchester to San Francisco. Traveling from Manchester in October, things will get a bit warmer in San Francisco: highs are around 26°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, don't miss a visit to Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, snap pictures at Pohono Bridge, and hike along Tuolumne Meadows.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park visit planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in October, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are a bit cooler (22°C), and nights are cooler (-2°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

2
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.
On the 12th (Mon), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Hopi Point, trek along Rim Trail, and don't miss a visit to Powell Point.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park vacation maker site .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in October, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to New York City.

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

4
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: make a trip to Central Park, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, explore the galleries of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and take a stroll through Times Square.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our New York City itinerary planning app .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to New York City in 12.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to New York City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, expect much hotter with lows of 16°C in New York City. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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