17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
3
New Orleans
— 2 nights
4
New York City
— 3 nights
5
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Head to Ferry Building Marketplace and City Lights Booksellersfor plenty of shopping. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Alcatraz Island, browse the different shops at Ghirardelli Square, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, and get a taste of the local shopping with Union Square.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read San Francisco road trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to San Francisco is minus 18 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Sydney in April; daily highs in San Francisco reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping Parks Historic Sites
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Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace
Ferry Plaza Farmers Market ©
Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Union Square ©
Union Square

2
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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 16th (Tue): stop by Canyon Village Marketplace and then trek along Rim Trail. Keep things going the next day: hike along Bright Angel Trail.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park road trip app.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Grand Canyon National Park in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway, bus, and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. While traveling from San Francisco, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Trails Parks
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Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Canyon Village Marketplace ©
Canyon Village Marketplace
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

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New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
On the 19th (Fri), explore the different monuments and memorials at Lafayette Cemetery No.1, take a stroll through Garden District, thentake a stroll through Royal Street, and finally wander the streets of Frenchmen Street. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, thenlook for gifts at Faulkner House Books, thenget to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square, and finally brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read New Orleans online tour itinerary planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to New Orleans in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April, you will find days in New Orleans are a bit warmer (°C), and nights are much warmer (°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Garden District ©
Garden District
Faulkner House Books ©
Faulkner House Books
Royal Street ©
Royal Street

3
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.
For shopping fun, head to Fifth Avenue or Tiffany & Co.. There's still lots to do: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, stop by Norman Landsberg, get maximum retail therapy with Shopping Girlfriend NYC, and appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the New York City trip planner.

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to New York City takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from New Orleans in April: highs in New York City hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Shopping Parks Museums
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Fifth Avenue ©
Fifth Avenue
Tiffany & Co. ©
Tiffany & Co.

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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 25th (Thu): deepen your understanding at Yellowstone Institute, hike along Observation Point Trail, thenlook for gifts at Fishing Bridge General Store, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. On the 26th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, thenwitness a stunning natural landmark at Solitary Geyser, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Beehive Geyser.

For where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park road trip site.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Yellowstone National Park takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from New York City in April, expect nights in Yellowstone National Park to be much colder, around °C, while days are a bit cooler, around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Shopping
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Fishing Bridge General Store ©
Fishing Bridge General Store
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

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