19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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19 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Chicago
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
4
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  7​h 45​min
5
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
7
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
8
Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: London

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: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, snap pictures at Brooklyn Bridge, make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument, and admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our New York City day trip planning site .

London, UK to New York City is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -5 hour difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from London in July: high temperatures in New York City hover around 35°C and lows are around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

3
nights
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Go for a jaunt from Washington DC to Baltimore to see Oriole Park at Camden Yards about 1h 05 min away. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, and get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip itinerary planning tool .

Getting from New York City to Washington DC by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. July in Washington DC sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Oriole Park at Camden Yards
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

1
night
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 9th (Tue), make a trip to Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, then admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, then get to know the fascinating history of Millennium Park, and finally admire all the interesting features of Wrigley Field.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Chicago attractions website .

You can fly from Washington DC to Chicago in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Washington DC to Chicago. Traveling from Washington DC in July, things will get little chillier in Chicago: highs are around 33°C and lows about 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Wrigley Field ©
Wrigley Field
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park

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 (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally try to win big at Paris Las Vegas.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas journey planning tool .

Getting from Chicago to Las Vegas by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Chicago to Las Vegas. Traveling from Chicago in July, expect nights in Las Vegas to be a bit warmer, around 32°C, while days are much hotter, around 47°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Casinos
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio

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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls, get great views at Tunnel View, and take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Las Vegas to Yosemite National Park in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, Yosemite National Park is cooler than Las Vegas - with highs of 33°C and lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, stop by Exploratorium, and learn about all things military at USS Pampanito.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco trip builder app .

Drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in July: highs in San Francisco hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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 17th (Wed): take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally take a stroll through Pike Place Market.

Before you visit Seattle, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Seattle takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in July: highs in Seattle hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Neighborhoods Nature
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, hike along Artist Point, and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. On the next day, witness a stunning natural landmark at Midway Geyser Basin, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, and then take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park by combination of flight and car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Seattle, expect a bit cooler days and colder nights in Yellowstone National Park, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

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