16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Muscat
Fly:  18​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  10​h 30​min
3
Key West
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  6​h
4
New York City
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  18​h 15​min
End: Muscat

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get outdoors at Alcatraz Island and Presidio of San Francisco. Explore hidden gems such as Lands End and Twin Peaks. And it doesn't end there: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, contemplate the waterfront views at San Francisco Bay, go for a walk through Fisherman's Wharf, and examine the collection at Walt Disney Family Museum.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read San Francisco travel route planner.

Muscat, Oman to San Francisco is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -12 hour difference. Traveling from Muscat in December, expect San Francisco to be colder, temps between 17°C and 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Presidio of San Francisco ©
Presidio of San Francisco
Lands End ©
Lands End

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Artist Point. Visiting Grand Teton and Elephant Back Mountain will get you outdoors. It doesn't end there: take a memorable drive along Lamar Valley and witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and car; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from San Francisco in December: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around -5°C and lows are around -19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Artist Point ©
Artist Point
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

3
nights
Key West

Key West ©
Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Fort Zachary Taylor and Fishing Charters & Tours. Visiting The Turtle Hospital and Dolphin Research Center will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Key West: Bahia Honda State Park (in Big Pine Key) and Sombrero Beach (in Marathon). Next up on the itinerary: take a memorable drive along The Overseas Highway, identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, steep yourself in history at Truman Little White House, and take in the exciting artwork at 7 Artists & Friends.

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Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Key West takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Key West is 2 hours. In December, Key West is warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 30°C and lows of 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Marathon, Bahia Honda State Park
Highlights from your plan
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center

4
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 appreciate The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Frick Collection. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ground Zero Museum Workshop and New York Public Library. The adventure continues: walk around Central Park, get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, and wander the streets of Times Square.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our New York City attractions planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Key West to New York City takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Key West in December; daily highs in New York City reach 10°C and lows reach 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (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
Ground Zero Museum Workshop ©
Ground Zero Museum Workshop
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library

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