18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Berlin
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly + taxi:  5​h
2
Glacier National Park
— 4 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + Drive:  8​h 45​min
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
Denver
— 1 night
Fly:  19​h 15​min
End: Berlin

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Dedicate the 26th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, tour the pleasant surroundings at Golden Gate Park, and take a stroll through SoMa (South of Market Street).

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco tour planner.

Berlin, Germany to San Francisco is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Traveling from Berlin to San Francisco, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Parks Historic Sites
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

4
nights
Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
Spend the 29th (Tue) exploring nature at Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Grinnell Glacier, explore the activities along McDonald Creek, explore and take pictures at Going-to-the-Sun Road, and hike along Iceberg Lake Trail.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Glacier National Park trip itinerary builder.

Getting from San Francisco to Glacier National Park by combination of flight and taxi takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from San Francisco in August, expect nights in Glacier National Park to be a bit cooler, around 9°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Virginia Falls ©
Virginia Falls
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier

6
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.
On the 3rd (Sun), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Washburn. On the 5th (Tue), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Grand Teton. There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin, explore the activities along Yellowstone Lake, and explore and take pictures at Artist Point.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park travel itinerary creator.

Getting from Glacier National Park to Yellowstone National Park by combination of taxi and flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Glacier National Park in September: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 19°C and lows are around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn

1
night
Denver

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): stop by Tattered Cover Book Store, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Evans, and then stop by Dardano's Shoes.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Denver trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Denver takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September; daily highs in Denver reach 30°C and lows reach 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Parks Nature Shopping
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Mount Evans ©
Mount Evans
Tattered Cover Book Store Colfax ©
Tattered Cover Book Store Colfax
Dardano's Shoes ©
Dardano's Shoes

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