15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Seattle
— Few hours
Fly + subway:  4​h
2
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  9​h
4
Las Vegas
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  10​h 30​min
6
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
7
New York City
— 1 day
End: New York City

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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.
For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Seattle travel planning app .

New York City to Seattle is an approximately 9-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from New York City in July; daily highs in Seattle reach 79°F and lows reach 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Shop till you drop at Union Square and Ferry Building Marketplace. Visiting Alcatraz Island and China Beach will get you outdoors. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Funston National Park, browse the eclectic array of goods at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco travel itinerary planner .

Getting from Seattle to San Francisco by combination of flight and subway takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. When traveling from Seattle in July, plan for little chillier days in San Francisco, with highs around 73°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fort Funston National Park ©
Fort Funston National Park
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

3
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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 Cathedral Beach Picnic Area and Tuolumne Meadows. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, make a trip to Olmsted Point, get all the information you need at Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, and stroll through Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park tour planning website .

Drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in July: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 83°F, while lows dip to 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

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

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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.
On the 29th (Mon), stop by Barneys New York, browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, then take a stroll through The Strip, and finally don't miss a visit to Bellagio Fountains.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip itinerary planning app .

Drive from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas in 9 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, things will get much hotter in Las Vegas: highs are around 104°F and lows about 81°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian ©

3
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Canyon Village Marketplace and Rim Trail. On the 31st (Wed), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, trek along South Kaibab Trail, and appreciate the history behind Powell Point.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park planner .

Do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in July, expect Grand Canyon National Park to be cooler, temps between 84°F and 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone 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
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

2
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.
Get outdoors at Lamar Valley and Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. Spend the 3rd (Sat) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. Next up on the itinerary: take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, explore the striking landscape at Gibbon Falls, take a memorable drive along Virginia Cascade Drive, and don't miss a visit to Artist Point.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 10.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 70°F and lows reach 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley
Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park

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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.
On the 5th (Mon), stop by Tiffany & Co. and then explore and take pictures at Central Park.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the New York City online route builder .

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. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 2 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, expect nights in New York City to be much hotter, around 71°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 84°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Tiffany & Co. ©
Tiffany & Co.

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