17 days in Continental USA Itinerary

17 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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17 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly + Drive:  27​h
1
Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
2
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
+3
Drive + Fly + foot + bus:  5​h
4
Anaheim
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  4​h
5
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  13​h
7
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: Bengaluru

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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin, then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, and then get great views at Lookout Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Yellowstone National Park.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park trip planner .

Bengaluru, India to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 12 hours traveling from Bengaluru to Yellowstone National Park. Traveling from Bengaluru in November, things will get colder in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 0°C and lows about -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lower Geyser Basin ©
Lower Geyser Basin
Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park

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 2nd (Sun): take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, explore the striking landscape of Alcatraz Island, then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Filbert Steps, then buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, then take a stroll through SoMa, and finally stroll through Golden Gate Park.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip planner .

Do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and subway; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco is minus 1 hour. In December, San Francisco is much warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 17°C and lows of 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

2
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.
On the 4th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village, take in the dramatic natural features at Taft Point, then explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias, hike along Cathedral Lake Trail, then hike along Tuolumne Meadows, and finally don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park online visit planner .

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. Traveling from San Francisco in December, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be cooler, around -11°C, while days are slightly colder, around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Anaheim.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

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

1
night
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
On the 6th (Thu), make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Anaheim travel route website .

Traveling by combination of car, flight, and bus from Yosemite National Park to Anaheim takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in December: high temperatures in Anaheim hover around 25°C and lows are around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park

1
night
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, and then examine the collection at The Mob Museum.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas trip planner.

Getting from Anaheim to Las Vegas by combination of bus and flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In December, Las Vegas is a bit cooler than Anaheim - with highs of 16°C and lows of 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

1
night
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 8th (Sat), trek along Rim Trail, take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, and then look for gifts at Lookout Studio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Bright Angel Trail.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip maker tool .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. Traveling from Las Vegas in December, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are slightly colder (8°C), and nights are much colder (-11°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to travel to New York City.

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

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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore and take pictures at Central Park, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, get great views at Top of the Rock, and admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA).

To find reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read New York City trip itinerary maker .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to New York City in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 2 hours. Expect much hotter evenings in New York City when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in December, with lows around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

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