15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Dublin
+2
Fly + Bus + Train:  10 h 45 min
1
New York City
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  9 h
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Bus:  9 h 45 min
3
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  4 h
4
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
5
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  12 h 30 min
End: Dublin

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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Fifth Avenue and Yunhong Chopsticks. The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Times Square are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, examine the collection at New York Public Library, and take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our New York City trip itinerary tool.

Dublin, Ireland to New York City is an approximately 11- hour combination of flight, bus, and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Dublin to New York City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dublin in September, things will get a bit warmer in New York City: highs are around 31°C and lows about 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Times Square ©
Times Square
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

3
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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.
Visiting Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Grand Prismatic Spring will get you outdoors. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin, hike along Observation Point Trail, don't miss a visit to Artist Point, and take in breathtaking views at S Rim Trail.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary tool.

Getting from New York City to Yellowstone National Park by combination of bus and flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from New York City in September, expect Yellowstone National Park to be cooler, temps between 18°C and 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Lower Geyser Basin ©
Lower Geyser Basin
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Glacier Point and Yosemite Village. There's much more to do: trek along Panorama Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Four Mile Trail, explore the striking landscape at Taft Point, and cruise along Tioga Pass.

Before you visit Yosemite National Park, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by combination of car, flight, and bus from Yellowstone National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or fly. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Yosemite National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, plan for a bit warmer days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 27°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

2
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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): don't miss a visit to Ferry Building Marketplace, take in the pleasant sights at Fisherman's Wharf, then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and finally contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien. On the 24th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hunt for treasures at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, then kick back and relax at Marshall’s Beach, and finally walk around Lincoln Park.

For photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco online trip maker.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and subway; or do a combination of bus and subway. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in San Francisco, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): stroll through Alki Beach, then take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally pick up some local products at Pike Place Market.

To see more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Seattle day trip planning website.

Fly from San Francisco to Seattle in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. September in Seattle sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Alki Beach ©
Alki Beach

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