18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Bhopal
Fly:  22​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  7​h 45​min
3
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
4
Houston
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
5
Chicago
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
6
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  19​h 30​min
End: Bhopal

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Step out of the city life by going to Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks. Visit Golden Gate Bridge and Filbert Steps for their historical value. There's still lots to do: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, engage your brain at Exploratorium, take a stroll through SoMa, and contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco road trip planner .

Bhopal, India to San Francisco is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 13 hours traveling from Bhopal to San Francisco. Traveling from Bhopal in June, things will get colder in San Francisco: highs are around 25°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks

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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, take some stellar pictures from Tunnel View, then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, and finally make a trip to Olmsted Point. On the 17th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get great views at Washburn Point, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, trek along Nevada Falls Loop, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Yosemite Cemetery, and finally admire the masterpieces at Yosemite Museum Gallery.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park attractions tool .

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 flight and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in June, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are a bit warmer (30°C), and nights are a bit cooler (7°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Nevada Falls Loop ©
Nevada Falls Loop

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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and then examine the collection at The Mob Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum, then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip maker tool .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Yosemite National Park in June; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 46°C and lows reach 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

1
night
Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): stroll the grounds of Glenwood Cemetery, then examine the collection at The Houston Museum of Natural Science, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lakewood Church, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Water Wall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Fri): take in the history at San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site and then see the interesting displays at Space Center Houston.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Houston trip maker app .

Getting from Las Vegas to Houston by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in June: highs in Houston hover around 39°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
Glenwood Cemetery ©
Glenwood Cemetery

1
night
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Cloud Gate, appreciate the extensive heritage of Millennium Park, then explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, and finally wander the streets of The Magnificent Mile. On the next day, engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, then see the interesting displays at The Field Museum, and then make a trip to Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Chicago trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from Houston to Chicago takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and subway; or drive. In June, Chicago is little chillier than Houston - with highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park
The Field Museum ©
The Field Museum

4
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.
Get some cultural insight at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Statue of Liberty National Monument. Visiting East River Waterfront Esplanade and Hudson River Greenway will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, make a trip to Empire State Building, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our New York City trip site .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Chicago to New York City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Chicago to New York City, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In June, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

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