17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States itinerary planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly + Drive:  14​h 30​min
1
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
2
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  9​h
4
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
5
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
6
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Amsterdam

2
nights
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 5th (Fri), get great views at Observation Point Trail and then explore and take pictures at Yellowstone Institute. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape at Aurum Geyser and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Beehive Geyser.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park online road trip planner .

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and car. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. Traveling from Amsterdam in April, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are a bit cooler (6°C), and nights are colder (-9°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Beehive Geyser ©
Beehive Geyser
Grand Geyser ©
Grand Geyser
Lone Star Geyser ©
Lone Star Geyser

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, catch a ride on Cable Cars, take a stroll through SoMa, and take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco trip planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and subway; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in April, things will get much hotter in San Francisco: highs are around 22°C and lows about 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, then make a trip to Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, and then hike along Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias. On the 12th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bridalveil Fall.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park route 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. When traveling from San Francisco in April, plan for little chillier days and much colder nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 17°C by day to -2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

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

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): make a trip to Paris Las Vegas, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, shop like a local with The Strip, then admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, and finally stop by Barneys New York. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Mon): explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see more things to do and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas journey planning site .

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas in 9 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in April, expect Las Vegas to be much hotter, temps between 31°C and 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip ©
The Strip

2
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, then admire all the interesting features of Millennium Park, and finally explore and take pictures at Wrigley Field. On the next day, meet the residents at Shedd Aquarium, get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, and then pause for some photo ops at Cloud Gate.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Chicago road trip planning tool .

You can fly from Las Vegas to Chicago in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in April, plan for much colder days and slightly colder nights in Chicago: temperatures range from 17°C by day to 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Shedd Aquarium ©
Shedd Aquarium

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: don't miss a visit to Central Park, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, and admire all the interesting features of The High Line.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our New York City trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Chicago to New York City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In April in New York City, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

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

Similar Plans

18 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 60 days in United States BY A USER FROM CANADA November, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 18 days in United States BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 20 days in United States BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND May, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 20 days in United States BY A USER FROM THAILAND September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 18 days in United States BY A USER FROM EGYPT February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 22 days in United States BY A USER FROM GREECE July, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 18 days in United States BY A USER FROM POLAND July, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 31 days in United States BY A USER FROM INDIA March, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: March, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 20 days in United States BY A USER FROM ISRAEL November, teens, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, teens, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 18 days in United States BY A USER FROM INDIA April, kids, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, kids, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans