19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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19 days in United States Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
San Simeon
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
3
Napa
— 1 night
Drive:  17​h
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  9​h
5
New York City
— 7 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: San Francisco

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lands End as well as San Francisco Bay. On the 30th (Sun), visit a coastal fixture at Point Reyes Lighthouse, get great views at Battery Spencer, then expand your understanding of the military at Fort Point, then stroll the grounds of Presidio Pet Cemetery, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Golden Gate Park Windmills & Tulips. On the 31st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, take in the spiritual surroundings of Grace Cathedral, then shop like a local with Haight-Ashbury, then explore the activities along San Francisco Bay, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Lands End.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco road trip planning app .

If you are flying in from Argentina, the closest major airports are San Francisco International Airport, Metropolitan Oakland International Airport and Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport. In August, daytime highs in San Francisco are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. You will leave for Napa on the 1st (Tue).

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Trails

Side Trips

Point Reyes Lighthouse, Battery Spencer
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San Francisco Bay ©
San Francisco Bay
Point Reyes Lighthouse ©
Point Reyes Lighthouse
Fort Point ©
Fort Point

1
night
San Simeon

San Simeon
When you arrive in tiny San Simeon, which lies halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, you can see why William Randolph Hearst chose this coastal locale for his famous hilltop castle.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Pacific Valley Bluff Trail.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our San Simeon road trip site .

You can drive from San Francisco to San Simeon in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from San Francisco in September, plan for a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in San Simeon: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Napa.

Things to do in San Simeon

Parks Trails Wildlife

Side Trip

Pacific Valley Bluff Trail

1
night
Napa

Napa ©
Located just 80 km (50 mi) north of San Francisco, Napa sits at the southern end of the scenic Napa Valley, one of the world's major wine regions.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): go sightseeing with Dylan's Tours.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Napa vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Napa takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Napa, with lows of 12°C. You'll set off for Yellowstone National Park on the 2nd (Wed).

Things to do in Napa

Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Dylan's Tours
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Dylan's Tours ©
Dylan's Tours

6
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Midway Geyser Basin and Mud Volcano. Get in touch with nature at Grand Loop Road and Firehole River. Step out of Yellowstone National Park to go to West Yellowstone and see Yellowstone Historic Center, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Biscuit Basin, witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser, trek along Brink of the Lower Falls Trail, and look for all kinds of wild species at Beryl Spring.

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Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and car from Napa to Yellowstone National Park takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, shuttle, and car; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Napa to Yellowstone National Park is 1 hour. When traveling from Napa in September, plan for colder days and slightly colder nights in Yellowstone National Park: temperatures range from 18°C by day to 0°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Yellowstone Historic Center
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Biscuit Basin ©
Biscuit Basin
Grand Loop Road ©
Grand Loop Road
Gibbon Falls ©
Gibbon Falls

7
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Dumbo and Eastern States Buddhist Temple of America. Step off the beaten path and head to Dingmans Falls and Ocean Grove Beach. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Zuccotti Park and go for a walk through 6 1/2 Avenue.

For traveler tips and more tourist information, use the New York City trip itinerary app .

Do a combination of car, flight, and bus from Yellowstone National Park to New York City in 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. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in New York City: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 22°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 14th (Mon).

Things to do in New York City

Parks Neighborhoods Nature

Side Trips

Ocean Grove Beach, Dingmans Falls, Dumbo
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Ocean Grove Beach ©
Ocean Grove Beach
Dumbo ©
Dumbo
Dingmans Falls ©
Dingmans Falls

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