17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Dhaka City
Fly + foot:  21​h 15​min
1
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
2
San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Pescadero
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Carmel
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 15​min
6
Santa Monica
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  29​h
End: Dhaka City

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Bronx Zoo. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fifth Avenue and Statue of Liberty National Monument. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Central Park, choose your vessel at Narwhal Yacht Charters, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, and stop by Tiffany & Co..

For other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read New York City trip planner .

Dhaka City, Bangladesh to New York City is an approximately 21.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Dhaka City to New York City is minus 10 hours. In August, daytime highs in New York City are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Bronx Zoo
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Central Park ©
Central Park
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 29th (Wed), wander the streets of Union Square, then browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, and then enjoy the sand and surf at China Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the engaging exhibits at Exploratorium and then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco journey tool .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to San Francisco takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to San Francisco. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from New York City in August; daily highs in San Francisco reach 26°C and lows reach 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Pescadero.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

1
night
Pescadero

Pescadero ©
Pescadero is a census-designated place (CDP) in San Mateo County, California two miles (3 km) east of State Route 1 and Pescadero State Beach. Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): visit a coastal fixture at Pigeon Point Light Station, then trek along Half Moon Bay Coastal Trail, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Half Moon Bay State Beach. On the next day, stroll through Bean Hollow State Beach, immerse yourself in nature at Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park, and then take in the pleasant sights at Shark Fin Cove.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Pescadero trip builder website .

You can drive from San Francisco to Pescadero in 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to Carmel.

Things to do in Pescadero

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Half Moon Bay, Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park, Shark Fin Cove
Highlights from your plan
Half Moon Bay State Beach ©
Half Moon Bay State Beach
Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park ©
Bean Hollow State Beach ©
Bean Hollow State Beach

1
night
Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Cannery Row, admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos, and then look for gifts at The Cheese Shop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon): cruise along 17-Mile Drive, then make a trip to Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Carmel River State Beach.

For ratings and tourist information, use the Carmel trip planner.

Drive from Pescadero to Carmel in 2 hours. Traveling from Pescadero in September, expect nights in Carmel to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are little chillier, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Carmel

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Monterey, Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Carmel River State Beach ©
Carmel River State Beach
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Nature Center at Happy Isles, take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, and then trek along Panorama Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point and then trek along Tuolumne Meadows.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park holiday maker app .

Traveling by car from Carmel to Yosemite National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Traveling from Carmel in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Yosemite National Park, with lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can drive to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

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

2
nights
Santa Monica

Santa Monica ©
A famed resort town since the early 20th century, Santa Monica sits on the picturesque Santa Monica Bay, bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica State Beach, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, and then make a trip to Third Street Promenade. Keep things going the next day: find something for the whole family at Six Flags Magic Mountain.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Santa Monica road trip site .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Santa Monica takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, expect much warmer with lows of 21°C in Santa Monica. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Six Flags Magic Mountain
Highlights from your plan
Six Flags Magic Mountain ©
Six Flags Magic Mountain
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

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