17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Copenhagen
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Bus:  13​h
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Drive:  14​h 15​min
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Bus:  11​h
5
New York City
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Copenhagen

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Let the collections at California State Railroad Museum and Old Sacramento capture your imagination. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Castello di Amorosa and Limantour Beach. Take a break from San Francisco with a short trip to Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve in Moss Beach, about 40 minutes away. It doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Drakes Beach and get great views at Twin Peaks.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the San Francisco travel itinerary creator.

Copenhagen, Denmark to San Francisco is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and subway. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Copenhagen to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Copenhagen in October; daily highs in San Francisco reach 26°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Sacramento, Drakes Beach, Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve, Limantour Beach, Castello di Amorosa
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Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa
California State Railroad Museum ©
California State Railroad Museum
Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve ©
Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Bodie State Historic Park and Tenaya Lake. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Glacier Point and Tioga Pass. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Panorama Trail and don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from San Francisco in October: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 21°C, while lows dip to -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Bodie State Historic Park
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Bodie State Historic Park ©
Bodie State Historic Park
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass

3
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 29th (Sun), stroll through Bright Angel Trail. On the 30th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at Tusayan Museum, then look for gifts at Canyon Village Marketplace, then examine the collection at Kolb Studio, and finally get great views at Lookout Studio.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi, bus, and flight from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park takes 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in October, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Trails Parks Outdoors
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Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Tusayan Museum ©
Tusayan Museum
Kolb Studio ©
Kolb Studio

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): stroll through Artist Point and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring and then take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park holiday planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 14.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in November, expect nights in Yellowstone National Park to be a bit cooler, around -12°C, while days are colder, around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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Artist Point ©
Artist Point
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

2
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.
On the 4th (Sat), admire the masterpieces at Frick Collection, see the interesting displays at Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Chelsea Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sun): examine the collection at Tenement Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and then take a stroll through Fifth Avenue.

To see where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the New York City trip builder.

You can do a combination of car, flight, and bus from Yellowstone National Park to New York City in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Yellowstone National Park to New York City. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in November, things will get much hotter in New York City: highs are around 16°C and lows about 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Frick Collection ©
Frick Collection
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum ©