17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly:  22​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  12​h 15​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  10​h 30​min
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
5
New York City
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  21​h 30​min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, take a stroll through SoMa, and take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

For photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read San Francisco online trip maker .

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to San Francisco is an approximately 23-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and subway; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) to San Francisco is minus 13 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in May; daily highs in San Francisco reach 24°C and lows reach 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks

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.
Spend the 25th (Sat) exploring nature at Elizabeth Lake, Yosemite National Park. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, trek along Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, and take in the awesome beauty at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park itinerary planner.

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. Traveling from San Francisco in May, plan for little chillier nights in Yosemite National Park, with lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias ©
Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias
Elizabeth Lake, Yosemite National Park ©

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.
On the 27th (Mon), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, trek along Rim Trail, get great views at Pipe Creek Vista, and tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park takes 12.5 hours. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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.
Spend the 31st (Fri) exploring nature at Fairy Falls. There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, hike along Osprey Falls Trail, contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Brink of the Lower Falls Trail.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park day trip app .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, things will get slightly colder in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 13°C and lows about -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can 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 Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake
Fairy Falls ©
Fairy Falls

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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Central Park, explore the galleries of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, and learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City trip itinerary planner .

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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Yellowstone National Park to New York City. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in New York City, with highs around 31°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time 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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