17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
2
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
3
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
5
New York City
— 4 nights

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Lombard Street, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, thenstep off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Filbert Street Stairs.

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

Geneva, Switzerland to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Geneva to San Francisco. When traveling from Geneva in August, plan for little chillier days in San Francisco, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, trek along Panorama Trail, and don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park sightseeing planning site.

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around °C, while nights are little chillier with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to catch the bus to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Taft Point ©
Taft Point

3
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): find something for the whole family at Disneyland Park. On your second day here, get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip itinerary builder.

You can take a bus from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 12 hours. Plan for warmer nights when traveling from Yosemite National Park in August since evenings lows in Los Angeles dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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.
On the 17th (Sat), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Powell Point, hike along South Kaibab Trail, and stroll through Rim Trail.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in Grand Canyon National Park when traveling from Los Angeles in August, with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel 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, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal, and stroll around The High Line.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the New York City trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to New York City takes 13 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to New York City due to the time zone difference. Plan for warmer nights when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August since evenings lows in New York City dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (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

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