17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  19​h 15​min
1
San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  12​h 15​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  10​h 30​min
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Jackson Hole
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  7​h 15​min
6
Gatlinburg
— 1 night
+2
taxi + Fly + bus:  5​h 15​min
7
New York City
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 13th (Thu), make a trip to Ferry Building Marketplace.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary builder website .

New Delhi, India to San Francisco is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, taxi, and flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 13 hours. When traveling from New Delhi in September, plan for a bit cooler days and much colder nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Marshall’s Beach ©
Marshall’s Beach
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

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, scenic drive, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, trek along Lembert Dome, and stroll through Tuolumne Meadows.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park route builder app .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. Traveling from San Francisco in September, plan for cooler nights in Yosemite National Park, with lows around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

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

1
night
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 18th (Tue): explore the stunning scenery at Inner Canyon, take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, and then pause for some photo ops at Powell Point. Keep things going the next day: hike along Bright Angel Trail.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park tour itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park takes 12.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. In September, daily temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

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
Inner Canyon ©
Inner Canyon

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.
Kids will enjoy Hayden Valley and Grand Loop Road. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take a memorable drive along Virginia Cascade Drive, take in the natural beauty of Sulphur Caldron, and explore the striking landscape of Lake Butte Overlook.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip website .

Do a combination of bus, flight, and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or take a bus. In September, Yellowstone National Park is little chillier than Grand Canyon National Park - with highs of 18°C and lows of 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley

1
night
Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole ©
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Grand Teton.

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Drive from Yellowstone National Park to Jackson Hole in 2 hours. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Jackson Hole, with highs around 23°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

1
night
Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg ©
Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Roaring Fork, then look for all kinds of wild species at Quiet Walkways, and then find something for the whole family at 7D Dark Ride Adventure. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Elkmont Ghost Town, tour the pleasant surroundings at Chimney Tops Trail, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Gatlinburg online visit planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Jackson Hole to Gatlinburg takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Jackson Hole to Gatlinburg due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Jackson Hole, expect a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Gatlinburg, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Highlights from your plan
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork
Quiet Walkways ©
Quiet Walkways

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Central Park and American Museum of Natural History. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, and take in the views from Brooklyn Bridge.

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Traveling by combination of taxi, flight, and bus from Gatlinburg to New York City takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. In September in New York City, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

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