15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Rimini
train + Fly:  18​h
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
2
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  11​h
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
4
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
6
Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
7
New York City
— 1 night
+2
bus + Fly + train:  15​h 15​min
End: Rimini

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get a sense of the local culture at Alcatraz Island and Fisherman's Wharf. Escape the urban bustle at Marshall’s Beach and China Beach. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through SoMa, get a taste of the local shopping with Union Square, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and take in the awesome beauty at Twin Peaks.

To find other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco vacation app .

Rimini, Italy to San Francisco is an approximately 18-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and subway; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Rimini to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. In September in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

1
night
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©
With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): trek along Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park, take a peaceful walk through Giant Forest, and then cruise along Generals Hwy.

Discover how to plan a Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from San Francisco to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, bus, shuttle, and car; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. Traveling from San Francisco in September, you will find days in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park are somewhat warmer (38°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park ©
Generals Hwy ©
Generals Hwy

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, then get great views at Yaki Point, and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim. Here are some ideas for day two: get great views at Powell Point and then stroll through Rim Trail.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park route planner.

You can drive from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 11 hours. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in September, things will get little chillier in Grand Canyon National Park: highs are around 28°C and lows about 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

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
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

1
day
Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park ©
You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
On the 9th (Mon), get great views at Inspiration Point, stop by Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Navajo Loop Trail, and finally hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Bryce Canyon National Park online journey planner .

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park in 5.5 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September: highs in Bryce Canyon National Park hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Outdoors Trails Parks
Highlights from your plan
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point

2
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
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 10th (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of The Strip, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and then take in a show at Bellagio Fountains. On the 11th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: try your luck at Casino at the Venetian and then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip planning app .

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car, bus, and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in September, with highs in Las Vegas at 39°C and lows at 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, take in the dramatic natural features at Gibbon Falls, then cruise along Virginia Cascade Drive, and finally take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. On the 13th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Yellowstone National Park.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Las Vegas to Yellowstone National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in September; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 18°C and lows reach 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): wander the streets of Fifth Avenue and then explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. On the next day, take in the pleasant sights at Times Square and then go for a walk through Central Park.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City trip planner.

Traveling by combination of car, flight, and bus from Yellowstone National Park to New York City takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Yellowstone National Park to New York City. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, you will find days in New York City are somewhat warmer (31°C), and nights are much warmer (22°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Times Square ©
Times Square
Fifth Avenue ©
Fifth Avenue

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