17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Ljubljana
Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  12​h 45​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
6
Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  9​h 15​min
7
Washington DC
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
8
New York City
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Ljubljana

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night
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Seattle holiday maker website .

Ljubljana, Slovenia to Seattle is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Ljubljana to Seattle is minus 9 hours. Traveling from Ljubljana in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Seattle, with lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 20th (Fri), head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, take in the pleasant sights at Fisherman's Wharf, don't miss a visit to Lombard Street, then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, get curious at Exploratorium, and then explore and take pictures at Golden Gate Park.

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Fly from Seattle to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

2
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 22nd (Sun): don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, then take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, then explore the striking landscape at Taft Point, and finally explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon): don't miss a visit to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias, then contemplate the waterfront views at Tenaya Lake, then stroll through Tuolumne Meadows, and finally don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park travel route planning site .

Drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in September, expect cooler with lows of 3°C in Yosemite National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

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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 24th (Tue): take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, stroll through Rim Trail, and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bright Angel Trail.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park travel planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park takes 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): try to win big at Paris Las Vegas, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, don't miss a visit to The Strip, then don't miss a visit to Bellagio Fountains, and finally examine the collection at The Mob Museum.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip itinerary tool .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas by combination of flight and car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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night
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 27th (Fri), witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser, then take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, then take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Yellowstone National Park.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and car from Las Vegas to Yellowstone National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. In September, Yellowstone National Park is colder than Las Vegas - with highs of 18°C and lows of 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

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

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night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): appreciate the history behind Jefferson Memorial, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and finally learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, examine the collection at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, then examine the collection at The National Archives Museum, and finally get a sense of history and politics at White House.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Washington DC travel planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Washington DC in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 2 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, expect Washington DC to be much hotter, temps between 32°C and 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

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

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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: make a trip to Central Park, admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center, explore and take pictures at The High Line, and take some stellar pictures from Top of the Rock.

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

Fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September in New York City, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Neighborhoods
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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