15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Lagos
Fly + Drive:  28​h
1
Glacier National Park
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h 45​min
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  9​h
5
New York City
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Lagos

1
night
Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
On the 7th (Wed), take in the dramatic scenery at Virginia Falls, then take in the dramatic natural features at Jackson Glacier Overlook, and then stroll around Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Iceberg Lake Trail, then hike along Highline Trail, and then stroll through Grinnell Glacier.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Glacier National Park online tour itinerary planner .

Lagos, Nigeria to Glacier National Park is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Lagos to Glacier National Park is minus 8 hours. Traveling from Lagos in August, expect colder with lows of 10°C in Glacier National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 9th (Fri), take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and finally head off the coast to Alcatraz Island.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Glacier National Park to San Francisco takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Glacier National Park in August, expect nights in San Francisco to be a bit warmer, around 17°C, while days are slightly colder, around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
SS Jeremiah O'Brien ©
SS Jeremiah O'Brien

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Panorama Trail and Sentinel Dome. There's lots more to do: stroll through Tuolumne Meadows, take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, trek along Four Mile Trail, and take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall.

To find other places to visit and tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park trip itinerary maker tool .

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. When traveling from San Francisco in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

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

3
nights
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Lower Geyser Basin and Grand Prismatic Spring. Attractions like Hayden Valley and Gibbon Falls make great kid-friendly stops. The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin, don't miss a visit to Artist Point, and appreciate the extensive heritage of S Rim Trail.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park road trip website .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car. Traveling from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, Yellowstone National Park is little chillier than Yosemite National Park - with highs of 24°C and lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

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

2
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.
Bring the kids along to Central Park and Statue of Liberty National Monument. Visit 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral for their historical value. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, wander the streets of Times Square, and contemplate the long history of Ellis Island.

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Getting from Yellowstone National Park to New York City by combination of car, flight, and bus takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August: highs in New York City hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

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