17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Portland
Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
1
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  9​h
2
New York City
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  12​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
5
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
+2
taxi + bus + Fly:  8​h
End: Portland

3
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Old Faithful. Spend the 3rd (Mon) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. The adventure continues: explore the activities along Yellowstone Lake, identify plant and animal life at Lehardy's Rapids, witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser, and hike along Artist Point.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park road trip planning website .

Portland to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Portland to Yellowstone National Park is 1 hour. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Portland in June: highs in Yellowstone National Park hover around 66°F, while lows dip to 34°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park
Yellowstone Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral. There's lots more to do: go for a walk through Central Park, do sightseeing your way with Tribeca Sailing, browse the exhibits of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and don't miss a visit to Statue of Liberty National Monument.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our New York City route maker site .

Traveling by combination of car, flight, and bus from Yellowstone National Park to New York City takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Yellowstone National Park to New York City is 2 hours. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in New York City, with highs around 80°F, while nights are warmer with lows around 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

2
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.
Get in touch with nature at Rim Trail and Bright Angel Trail. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Yaki Point, hike along South Kaibab Trail, and make a trip to Powell Point.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

Getting from New York City to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of bus and flight takes about 12.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be much colder in Grand Canyon National Park, with lows of 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can 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

1
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 11th (Tue): take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally make a trip to Paris Las Vegas.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas road trip site .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 103°F, while nights are much hotter with lows around 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 12th (Wed), contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, then go for a walk through Fisherman's Wharf, then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and finally steep yourself in history at City Lights Booksellers. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of Twin Peaks, explore and take pictures at Golden Gate Park, and then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read San Francisco trip builder .

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and subway; or drive. Traveling from Las Vegas in June, things will get colder in San Francisco: highs are around 71°F and lows about 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks
SS Jeremiah O'Brien ©
SS Jeremiah O'Brien

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.
Get in touch with nature at Glacier Point and Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias. And it doesn't end there: hike along Tuolumne Meadows, take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, and get answers to all your questions at Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park road trip site .

You can 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 subway, flight, bus, and taxi. When traveling from San Francisco in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 79°F, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

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

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