17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Muscat
Fly:  18​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h 45​min
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  12​h 15​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  11​h 45​min
5
Orlando
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  4​h 30​min
6
Gatlinburg
— 2 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + bus:  5​h
7
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  18​h 15​min
End: Muscat

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco online tour itinerary planner .

Muscat, Oman to San Francisco is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 12 hours traveling from Muscat to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Muscat in July, expect San Francisco to be colder, temps between 26°C and 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Cable Car Museum ©
Cable Car Museum
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

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 12th (Fri): make a trip to Olmsted Point, then hike along Tuolumne Meadows, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Yosemite Museum Gallery, then take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, then admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and finally stroll through Panorama Trail.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park road trip tool .

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 flight and bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in July: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Yellowstone 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

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 15th (Mon) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, hike along Artist Point, witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser, and look for all kinds of wild species at Hayden Valley.

For reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park day trip planning tool .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park is 1 hour. In July, Yellowstone National Park is a bit cooler than Yosemite National Park - with highs of 26°C and lows of 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): hike along Bright Angel Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, and then take in breathtaking views at Inner Canyon.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary planning app .

You can do a combination of car, flight, and bus from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, shuttle, flight, and bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 34°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Orlando.

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
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

1
night
Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
On the 19th (Fri), get in on the family fun at Universal's Islands of Adventure. On the 20th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make an unforgettable trip to Walt Disney World Resort.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Orlando holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Orlando takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Orlando, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July: highs in Orlando hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort

2
nights
Gatlinburg

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Roaring Fork, find something for the whole family at 7D Dark Ride Adventure, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a memorable tour with Tours, contemplate the waterfront views at 5 Rivers Adventures, and then sample the fine beverages at Sugarlands Distilling Company.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Gatlinburg online trip builder .

Getting from Orlando to Gatlinburg by combination of flight and taxi takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Expect little chillier evenings in Gatlinburg when traveling from Orlando in July, with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Hartford
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork

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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, wander the streets of Times Square, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, and enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock.

For ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the New York City vacation builder tool .

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus from Gatlinburg to New York City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums 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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