16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City
Fly:  19​h 45​min
1
Seattle
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h 45​min
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Grand Teton National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 30​min
6
New York City
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Kuwait City

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, wander the streets of Pike Place Market, then get a taste of the local shopping with Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally find something for the whole family at Seattle Great Wheel.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Seattle holiday builder tool .

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Seattle is an approximately 20-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone changes from Arabia Standard Time (AST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -11 hour difference. In July, Seattle is colder than Kuwait City - with highs of 30°C and lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping 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

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Relax by the water at Golden Gate Bridge and Exploratorium. Shop till you drop at Chinatown and The Castro. There's lots more to do: buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, don't miss a visit to Lombard Street, appreciate the history behind Coit Tower, and take a leisurely stroll along The Embarcadero.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco online visit planner .

Traveling by flight from Seattle to San Francisco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. When traveling from Seattle in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping Neighborhoods Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
The Castro
The Castro

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.
Glacier Point and Vernal Fall will appeal to museum buffs. Get outdoors at Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias and Bridalveil Fall. There's more to do: explore the striking landscape at El Capitan and take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park journey builder website .

Drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 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 July, plan for a bit warmer days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 33°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

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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.
For shopping fun, head to Lamar Valley or Old Faithful. Get in touch with nature at Grand Prismatic Spring and Mammoth Hot Springs. The adventure continues: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, hike along Artist Point, and take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary builder tool .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 10 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus, flight, and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, expect Yellowstone National Park to be slightly colder, temps between 26°C and 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Teton 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
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

1
night
Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©
The peaks of Grand Teton National Park aren't the highest in the world, but they sit atop what might be nature's archetypes for mountains.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Grand Teton.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Teton National Park trip maker site .

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 3 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, expect nights in Grand Teton National Park to be about the same, around 7°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Nature Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Empire State Building. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Times Square and Frick Collection. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, take in the views from Brooklyn Bridge, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and examine the collection at New York Public Library.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the New York City day trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Grand Teton National Park to New York City takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, shuttle, flight, and bus; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Grand Teton National Park to New York City due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Grand Teton National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in New York City, ranging from highs of 35°C to lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks 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

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