18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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New York City
— 2 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles
— 1 day
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Jackson Hole
— 1 day
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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights

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New York City

New York City ©

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building. On the 25th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial and then take in the pleasant sights at Central Park.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our New York City trip planner.

Manchester, UK to New York City is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Manchester to New York City. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Manchester in July: high temperatures in New York City hover around 35°C and lows are around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

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 ©
Statue of Liberty National Monument

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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.
On the 27th (Sat), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's still lots to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Powell Point, take in the pleasant sights at Pipe Creek Vista, and trek along South Kaibab Trail.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park holiday builder website.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from New York City to Grand Canyon National Park in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in July, expect much colder with lows of 13°C in Grand Canyon National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Wed): get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles route app.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July since evenings lows in Los Angeles dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can catch the bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, identify plant and animal life at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, and admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park online vacation planner.

You can take a bus from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 12 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, expect cooler with lows of 9°C in Yosemite National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

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

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): walk around Golden Gate Park, then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, then admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, then take a tour by water with RocketBoat, and finally wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip itinerary planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect little chillier days and somewhat warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in San Francisco

Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole ©
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
On the 6th (Tue), look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Teton.

Make your Jackson Hole itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can fly from San Francisco to Jackson Hole in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Francisco to Jackson Hole due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Jackson Hole, with lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Gibbon Falls, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Washburn, and explore the activities along Yellowstone Lake.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park trip builder site.

Drive from Jackson Hole to Yellowstone National Park in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Jackson Hole in August, expect Yellowstone National Park to be a bit cooler, temps between 24°C and 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn

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