16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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New York City
— 3 nights
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Washington DC
— 3 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
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New York City — 3 nights

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for sightseeing, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, don't miss a visit to Rockefeller Center, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, and enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City travel route planning app.

London, UK to New York City is an approximately 11-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from London to New York City. Traveling from London in July, expect New York City to be a bit warmer, temps between 35°C and 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to fly to Washington DC.
Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods · Tours

Washington DC — 3 nights

The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Washington DC is known for sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument, get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Washington DC tour planner.

Fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Yellowstone National Park.
Museums

Yellowstone National Park — 3 nights

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hayden Valley, and contemplate the waterfront views at Morning Glory Pool.

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

You can fly from Washington DC to Yellowstone National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Yellowstone National Park is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Washington DC in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Yellowstone National Park, with highs around 24°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can fly to San Francisco.
Parks · Nature · Wildlife

San Francisco — 2 nights

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 9th (Tue), stroll around Golden Gate Park, then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and then go for a walk through Lombard Street. On the next day, explore and take pictures at Ferry Building Marketplace, then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

For ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read San Francisco trip maker tool.

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, train, and subway. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, expect much hotter with lows of 17°C in San Francisco. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.
Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature

Yosemite National Park — 3 nights

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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, sightseeing, and trails. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, explore the activities along Tenaya Lake, explore and take pictures at Tioga Pass, and take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in August, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be little chillier, around 7°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can fly back home.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Beaches
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.