16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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New York City
— 2 nights
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Washington DC
— 3 nights
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Chicago
— Few hours
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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Las Vegas
— 1 night
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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night

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New York City

New York City ©

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial and then go for a walk through Central Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Tue): explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, then take a stroll through Times Square, and then take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building.

To find ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City trip itinerary planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to New York City is an approximately 16-hour flight. Traveling from Dubai to New York City, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dubai in August, things will get much colder in New York City: highs are around 34°C and lows about 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Central Park ©
Central Park

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral, and finally contemplate the long history of Georgetown University. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and then see the interesting displays at The National Archives Museum.

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Take a train from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. August in Washington DC sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Washington DC

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History ©
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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Chicago

Chicago ©

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Cloud Gate, stroll around Millennium Park, and then admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Chicago road trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Chicago takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. In August in Chicago, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Millennium Park
Millennium Park
Cloud Gate
Cloud Gate

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, then see the interesting displays at Kolb Studio, then take some stellar pictures from Lookout Studio, and finally hike along South Kaibab Trail.

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Getting from Chicago to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of flight and bus takes about 11 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and shuttle. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chicago in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Kolb Studio ©
Kolb Studio

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night
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©

Sin City

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 16th (Sun): examine the collection at The Mob Museum, ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and then shop like a local with The Strip.

To see more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 45°C and lows are around 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Venice Canals Walkway, and then get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood. Keep things going the next day: stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, examine the collection at The Getty Center, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and finally look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles itinerary builder app.

Fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in August; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 34°C and lows reach 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 19th (Wed), step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get curious at Exploratorium and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco day trip app.

You can fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, things will get slightly colder in San Francisco: highs are around 26°C and lows about 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and then explore the stunning scenery at S Rim Trail. On the 22nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Lehardy's Rapids and then contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, shuttle, and car. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park is 1 hour. Expect colder evenings in Yellowstone National Park when traveling from San Francisco in August, with lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Yellowstone Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake
S Rim Trail ©
S Rim Trail

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