16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  10​h
1
Boston
— Few hours
Fly + bus:  3​h 15​min
2
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Washington DC
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h
4
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  12​h 15​min
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  10​h 30​min
7
Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: London

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Boston

Boston ©
Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): admire all the interesting features of Fenway Park.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Boston trip itinerary site .

London, UK to Boston is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 5 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from London in August; daily highs in Boston reach 32°C and lows reach 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to New York City.
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Fenway Park ©
Fenway Park

3
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Central Park, get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, and snap pictures at Brooklyn Bridge.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City holiday planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Boston to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in New York City when traveling from Boston in August, with lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

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Washington DC

Washington DC ©
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.
On the 19th (Mon), admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, then get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and finally appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Washington DC trip tool .

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): have fun and explore at Exploratorium, then contemplate the long history of Alcatraz Island, and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, then stroll through Golden Gate Park, then wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, and finally don't miss a visit to Ferry Building Marketplace.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip builder tool .

Getting from Washington DC to San Francisco by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of subway, bus, and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from Washington DC in August, expect San Francisco to be a bit cooler, temps between 26°C and 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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.
Spend the 24th (Sat) exploring nature at Bridalveil Fall. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, make a trip to Pothole Dome, stroll through Tuolumne Meadows, and cruise along Tioga Pass.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary maker app .

Drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. When traveling from San Francisco in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 32°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

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

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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 (Mon), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's still lots to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, trek along North Kaibab Trail, and stroll through Rim Trail.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip planner .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park takes 12.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Yosemite National Park in August since evenings lows in Grand Canyon National Park dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

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
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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.
On the 28th (Wed), take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, then admire the sheer force of Gibbon Falls, and finally take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Artist Point, then identify plant and animal life at Lamar Valley, and then explore the activities along Madison River.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park tour itinerary website .

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 24°C and lows are around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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