17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Belfast
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  11​h 15​min
1
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
3
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  10​h 30​min
5
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
6
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  14​h 45​min
End: Belfast

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, historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at The High Line, snap pictures at Brooklyn Bridge, and pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial.

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Belfast, UK to New York City is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Belfast to New York City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Belfast in August, things will get somewhat warmer in New York City: highs are around 34°C and lows about 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

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

3
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, then pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally get a sense of history and politics at White House. Here are some ideas for day two: get a sense of history and politics at Library of Congress, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, then get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and finally pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Washington DC sightseeing planner .

Getting from New York City to Washington DC by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

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.
On the 4th (Wed), see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, then try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and then ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip planner.

You can fly from Washington DC to Las Vegas in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Washington DC to Las Vegas, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Washington DC in September, expect Las Vegas to be a bit warmer, temps between 39°C and 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Casinos Museums
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point, and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park attractions planner .

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 do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in September: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Yaki Point ©
Yaki Point

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, and then trek along Artist Point. Here are some ideas for day two: take some stellar pictures from Observation Point Trail and then contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary builder website .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Yellowstone National Park by combination of bus, flight, and car takes about 10.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or take a bus. In September, Yellowstone National Park is a bit cooler than Grand Canyon National Park - with highs of 19°C and lows of 0°C. On the 10th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Yellowstone Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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 childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, stroll through Golden Gate Park, and explore and take pictures at AT&T Park.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read San Francisco trip builder app .

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 September, expect nights in San Francisco to be much hotter, around 17°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

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

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