16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
New York City
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  12​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  12​h 45​min
3
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  19​h
End: Dubai

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate The Metropolitan Museum of Art and New York Public Library. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge and SoHo. There's more to do: stroll around Central Park and take a stroll through Times Square.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our New York City online trip planner .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to New York City is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Dubai to New York City is minus 9 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Dubai in March, with highs in New York City at 11°C and lows at 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library

3
nights
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Bright Angel Trail and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Step out of the city life by going to Grand Canyon South Rim and East Rim Drive. There's lots more to do: hike along Rim Trail, examine the collection at Kolb Studio, tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, and engage your brain at Yavapai Geology Museum.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker .

Getting from New York City to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of bus and flight takes about 12.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Grand Canyon National Park is minus 2 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Grand Canyon National Park when traveling from New York City in April, with lows around -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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.
Get in touch with nature at Nature Center at Happy Isles and Glacier Point. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mariposa Grove and Bridalveil Fall. There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, trek along Lower Yosemite Fall Trail, take some stellar pictures from Washburn Point, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Panorama Trail.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park online itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and taxi from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park is minus 1 hour. In April, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Bridalveil Fall ©
Bridalveil Fall
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls

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 11th (Sat): snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and then examine the collection at Cable Car Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along Lands End, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Muir Woods National Monument, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grace Cathedral.

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

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 taxi, bus, and flight. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
Lands End ©
Lands End

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