19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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19 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Lulea
Fly + Drive:  17​h
1
Bloomington
— 1 night
Drive:  12​h 15​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Death Valley National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 45​min
5
St. Helena
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  8​h 30​min
6
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  9​h
7
New York City
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  21​h
End: Lulea

1
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Bloomington

Bloomington ©
Bloomington is a city in and the county seat of Monroe County in the southern region of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): view the masterpieces at By Hand Gallery, hike along Salt Creek Trail, then indulge your taste buds at Applacres, and finally identify plant and animal life at Goose Pond Fish and Wildlife Area. On your second day here, take an in-depth tour of Gus Grissom Boyhood Home, take an in-depth tour of Virgil I. Gus Grissom Memorial Museum, then immerse yourself in nature at Spring Mill State Park, and finally browse for treasures at Exit 76 Antique Mall.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Bloomington travel itinerary planner.

Lulea, Sweden to Bloomington is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 6 hours. When traveling from Lulea in May, plan for warmer days in Bloomington, with highs around 28°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Bloomington

Parks Shopping Wildlife

Side Trips

Mitchell, Applacres, Goose Pond Fish and Wildlife Area, Exit 76 Antique Mall, Salt Creek Trail
Highlights from your plan
Spring Mill State Park ©
Spring Mill State Park
Virgil I. Gus Grissom Memorial Museum ©
Gus Grissom Boyhood Home ©
Gus Grissom Boyhood Home

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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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): admire the striking features of Grand Canyon Railway Depot, stop by Canyon Village Marketplace, then trek along South Kaibab Trail, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Tonto Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along Cape Final Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tanner Trail, then get great views at Walhalla Overlook, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park day trip tool .

Traveling by combination of shuttle, flight, and car from Bloomington to Grand Canyon National Park takes 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Bloomington in May, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be much colder, around 0°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Tonto Trail ©
Tonto Trail
Tanner Trail ©
Tanner Trail

2
nights
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 6th (Mon): try your luck at Wynn Las Vegas, see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas, then look for gifts at Las Vegas North Premium Outlets, then examine the collection at The Mob Museum, and finally browse the different shops at Downtown Container Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Titanic, engage your brain at Bodies The Exhibition, buy something for everyone on your list at Forum Shops at Caesars Palace, then view the masterpieces at Art of Richard MacDonald, then see the interesting displays at Pinball Hall of Fame, and finally see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas vacation planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Shopping Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
Titanic ©
Titanic
Pinball Hall of Fame ©
Pinball Hall of Fame

2
nights
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): explore the activities along Badwater Basin, then contemplate the long history of Eureka Mine, and then explore the striking landscape at Zabriskie Point. On the next day, take in breathtaking views at Mosaic Canyon and then explore the stunning scenery at Fall Canyon.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Death Valley National Park holiday builder website .

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Death Valley National Park when traveling from Las Vegas in May, with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to drive to St. Helena.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Badwater Basin ©
Badwater Basin
Fall Canyon ©
Fall Canyon

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St. Helena

St. Helena ©
The city of St.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Castello di Amorosa, get a taste of the local shopping with Ca' Toga Galleria D' Arte, then do a tasting at Titus Vineyards, then learn about winemaking at Herb Lamb Vineyards, and finally view the masterpieces at Ma(i)sonry Napa Valley. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about winemaking at Honig Vineyard & Winery, appreciate the views at Gargiulo Vineyards, do a tasting at V. Sattui Winery, then learn about winemaking at Vine Cliff Winery Tasting Room, then learn about winemaking at Heibel Ranch Vineyards, and finally indulge your taste buds at Woodhouse Chocolate.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the St. Helena online trip builder .

You can drive from Death Valley National Park to St. Helena in 9 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and subway. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in May, things will get little chillier in St. Helena: highs are around 28°C and lows about 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in St. Helena

Wineries Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Calistoga, Honig Vineyard & Winery, Gargiulo Vineyards, Ma(i)sonry Napa Valley
Highlights from your plan
Gargiulo Vineyards ©
Gargiulo Vineyards
Herb Lamb Vineyards ©
Herb Lamb Vineyards
Heibel Ranch Vineyards ©
Heibel Ranch Vineyards

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Sylvia's Sweet Shoppe and Cooke City Montana Museum. Get outdoors at Elephant Back Mountain and Lehardy's Rapids. Spend the 14th (Tue) surrounded by wildlife at Grand Teton. Next up on the itinerary: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Aurum Geyser, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take some stellar pictures from Observation Point Trail, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Geyser.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park tour itinerary builder website .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from St. Helena to Yellowstone National Park takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, subway, flight, and car; or drive. Traveling from St. Helena to Yellowstone National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from St. Helena in May, things will get colder in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 13°C and lows about -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Cooke City, Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone

2
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 in touch with nature at Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge and Great Neck Steppingstone Park. Discover out-of-the-way places like Hudson Beach Glass and The Music Man Singing Ice Cream Shoppe. Venture out of the city with trips to St Mary's Episcopal Church (in Cold Spring), Edgar Felix Memorial Bikeway (in Manasquan) and National Purple Heart Hall Of Honor (in New Windsor). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Long Island Maritime Museum, hunt for treasures at Chelsea Market, and get some fabulous bargains at Woodbury Common Premium Outlets.

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Traveling by combination of car, flight, and bus from Yellowstone National Park to New York City takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 2 hours. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in New York City, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Edgar Felix Memorial Bikeway, National Purple Heart Hall Of Honor, The Music Man Singing Ice Cream Shoppe, Hudson Beach Glass, Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Woodbury Common Premium Outlets ©
Woodbury Common Premium Outlets
Long Island Maritime Museum ©
Long Island Maritime Museum
National Purple Heart Hall Of Honor ©