17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  11​h 15​min
1
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10​h 15​min
2
Deer Harbor, Orcas Island
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7​h 45​min
3
Glacier National Park
— 2 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + Drive:  7​h 45​min
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  9​h
End: New York City

4
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, scenic drive, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, trek along Panorama Trail, get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, and admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip maker website .

New York City to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of bus, flight, and car. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Plan for colder nights when traveling from New York City in May since evenings lows in Yosemite National Park dip to 34°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Deer Harbor.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove

2
nights
Deer Harbor, Orcas Island

Deer Harbor is an unincorporated community on Orcas Island in San Juan County, Washington, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Deer Harbor: Friday Harbor (Zip San Juan, Dolphin & Whale Watching, & more) and Moran State Park (in Olga). There's more to do: don't miss a visit to Orcas Island Pottery.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Deer Harbor online trip itinerary maker .

Explore your travel options from Yosemite National Park to Deer Harbor with the Route module. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, expect a bit warmer with lows of 45°F in Deer Harbor. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Deer Harbor

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trips

Friday Harbor, Orcas Island Pottery, Moran State Park
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Moran State Park ©
Moran State Park
The Whale Museum ©
The Whale Museum

2
nights
Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
Glacier National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, trails, historic sites, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a memorable drive along Going-to-the-Sun Road, stroll through Grinnell Glacier, contemplate the waterfront views at McDonald Creek, and trek along Iceberg Lake Trail.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Glacier National Park online road trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Deer Harbor to Glacier National Park. The time zone difference when traveling from Deer Harbor to Glacier National Park is 1 hour. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Deer Harbor in May since evenings lows in Glacier National Park dip to 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road

5
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.
Explore Yellowstone National Park's surroundings by going to Grand Teton National Park (Potholes Turnout, Grand Teton National Park & Grand Teton). There's still lots to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin, hike along Trout Lake Trail, and take in the dramatic natural features at Golden Gate Canyon.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park sightseeing tool .

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and car from Glacier National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 8 hours. Another option is to drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Glacier National Park in June: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 66°F and lows are around 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton National Park
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

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