18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  19​h
1
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  7​h 45​min
4
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  8​h
5
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Bus:  9​h
6
New York City
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

1
night
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): take in the exciting artwork at Glasshouse Studio and then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Seattle tour itinerary planning tool .

New Delhi, India to Seattle is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 13 hours traveling from New Delhi to Seattle. Traveling from New Delhi in October, you will find days in Seattle are cooler (20°C), and nights are slightly colder (11°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Appreciate the collections at Exploratorium and SS Jeremiah O'Brien. We've included these beaches for you: Marshall’s Beach and China Beach. There's lots more to do: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, take in the awesome beauty at Twin Peaks, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

To see ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco visit planning app .

Fly from Seattle to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Seattle in October: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 26°C and lows are around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
SS Jeremiah O'Brien ©
SS Jeremiah O'Brien

4
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Cathedral Beach Picnic Area and Sentinel Dome. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, stroll through Tuolumne Meadows, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and trek along Lembert Dome.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park trip maker site .

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. While traveling from San Francisco, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: try to win big at Casino at the Venetian, then buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, and then shop like a local with The Strip.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip website .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Bellagio Hotel and Casino ©
Bellagio Hotel and Casino

3
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.
Get outdoors at Hayden Valley and Old Faithful. Spend the 13th (Sun) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Lamar Valley, admire all the interesting features of Artist Point, take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, and take in the dramatic natural features at Natural Bridge Trail.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park trip builder tool .

Getting from Las Vegas to Yellowstone National Park by combination of flight and car takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in October, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 9°C and lows at -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to New York City.

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
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley

1
night
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.
On the 16th (Wed), admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, wander the streets of Times Square, and then admire the landmark architecture of Empire State Building. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial and then explore and take pictures at Central Park.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our New York City trip builder website .

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to New York City by combination of car, flight, and bus takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Yellowstone National Park to New York City is 2 hours. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October; daily highs in New York City reach 24°C and lows reach 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Times Square ©
Times Square

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