17 days in Continental USA Itinerary

17 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 4 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
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Grand Teton National Park
— 1 night
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New York City
— 3 nights

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Visiting Alcatraz Island and Fort Funston National Park will get you outdoors. Exploratorium and SS Jeremiah O'Brien will appeal to museum buffs. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge, contemplate the long history of City Lights Booksellers, appreciate the extensive heritage of Filbert Street Stairs, and see the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip planning tool.

Linz, Austria to San Francisco is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Linz to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in San Francisco can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): trek along Panorama Trail, then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Wawona Meadow, and finally don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass and then stroll through Tuolumne Meadows.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park online travel route planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in July, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are a bit warmer (33°C), and nights are slightly colder (9°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail

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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.
Get in touch with nature at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Fort Yellowstone Historic District. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Lamar Valley, contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park road trip website.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, shuttle, and taxi; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 26°C and lows at 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley

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Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©
The peaks of Grand Teton National Park aren't the highest in the world, but they sit atop what might be nature's archetypes for mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grand Teton.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Grand Teton National Park holiday tool.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, you will find days in Grand Teton National Park are somewhat warmer (30°C), and nights are about the same (7°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Nature · Parks · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Ellis Island. Visit 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral for their historical value. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Central Park, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, and explore the world behind art at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA).

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the New York City trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Grand Teton National Park to New York City takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park to New York City, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in July, you will find days in New York City are somewhat warmer (35°C), and nights are much warmer (26°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) 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
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

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