16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly:  14​h
1
New York City
— 2 nights
foot + Fly:  8​h 45​min
2
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  7​h 45​min
3
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
6
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  20​h 45​min
End: Cairo

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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Chapel. On the 24th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, then make a trip to Times Square, and then take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read New York City day trip website .

Cairo, Egypt to New York City is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Cairo to New York City. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Cairo in September, with highs in New York City at 31°C and lows at 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in New York City

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

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): shop like a local with The Strip, then try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum and then take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from New York City to Las Vegas takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to Las Vegas. Traveling from New York City in September, expect nights in Las Vegas to be about the same, around 25°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 39°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

2
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Cathedral Beach Picnic Area and Tuolumne Meadows. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, stroll through Panorama Trail, trek along Lembert Dome, and take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park travel route builder website .

Getting from Las Vegas to Yosemite National Park by combination of flight and bus takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect slightly colder days and much colder nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 27°C to lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area ©
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Golden Gate Bridge and Twin Peaks. Escape the urban bustle at Alcatraz Island and Marshall’s Beach. And it doesn't end there: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, wander the streets of SoMa, and browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco online tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in San Francisco, with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks

1
night
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 4th (Fri): see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then shop like a local with Pike Place Market, and finally stop by Elliott Bay Book Company.

Make your Seattle itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Seattle takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in October; daily highs in Seattle reach 20°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Hayden Valley and Lower Geyser Basin. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Solitary Geyser, look for all kinds of wild species at Lehardy's Rapids, and hike along Artist Point.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park travel planner .

Getting from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park by combination of flight and car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Seattle, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Yellowstone National Park, ranging from highs of 9°C to lows of -4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

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