15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Newcastle upon Tyne
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
New York City
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  8​h 45​min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  10​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  7​h 45​min
4
San Diego
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  6​h 30​min
6
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
7
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Newcastle upon Tyne

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.
On the 21st (Sun), pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at New York Public Library and then take in the pleasant sights at Central Park.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read New York City trip itinerary planning tool .

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK to New York City is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Newcastle upon Tyne to New York City. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Newcastle upon Tyne in July, with highs in New York City at 35°C and lows at 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, then explore the striking landscape at Gibbon Falls, then take a memorable drive along Virginia Cascade Drive, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Yellowstone National Park.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park journey planner .

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and car from New York City to Yellowstone National Park in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Yellowstone National Park is minus 2 hours. Traveling from New York City in July, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are little chillier (26°C), and nights are colder (4°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

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

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.
On the 26th (Fri), stroll through South Kaibab Trail, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, and then get great views at Powell Point. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bright Angel Trail.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park online road trip planner .

Do a combination of car, flight, and bus from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or take a bus. In July, Grand Canyon National Park is a bit warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 34°C and lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

1
day
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
On the 28th (Sun), kick back and relax at Children's Pool and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the San Diego day trip site .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to San Diego takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July: highs in San Diego hover around 29°C, while lows dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Children's Pool ©
Children's Pool

1
night
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles day trip site .

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. When traveling from San Diego in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, stroll through Tuolumne Meadows, and then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, then take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Panorama Trail.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park tour itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be much colder in Yosemite National Park, with lows of 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

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

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, enjoy some diversion at RocketBoat, explore the engaging exhibits at Exploratorium, and admire all the interesting features of AT&T Park.

To find ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco tour planner .

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect a bit cooler days and somewhat warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

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