19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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19 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Riyadh
Fly:  21​h 15​min
1
Las Vegas
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  10​h 30​min
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
4
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Fly + shuttle:  12​h 30​min
6
Key Largo
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Key West
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  6​h
8
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h
End: Riyadh

1
day
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 15th (Sat): stop by Barneys New York, then browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, then enjoy some music at Bellagio Fountains, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas online journey planner .

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Las Vegas is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. You'll gain 11 hours traveling from Riyadh to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Riyadh in December: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 16°C and lows are around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian ©
Barneys New York ©
Barneys New York

2
nights
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.
Head to Canyon Village Marketplace and Verkamp's Curiosfor some retail therapy. Step out of the city life by going to Grand Canyon National Park and Lookout Studio. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail, and get great views at Powell Point.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planner .

Getting from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of car and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park. Traveling from Las Vegas in December, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are a bit cooler (8°C), and nights are cooler (-11°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Powell Point ©
Powell Point

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.
On the 19th (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Hayden Valley and then look for all kinds of wild species at Lehardy's Rapids. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Thu): stop by Fishing Bridge General Store, then take in the natural beauty of Blue Star Spring, then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, and finally take some stellar pictures from Lookout Point.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park trip planner .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in December, expect nights in Yellowstone National Park to be slightly colder, around -19°C, while days are cooler, around -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley
Lehardy's Rapids ©
Lehardy's Rapids

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 21st (Fri), admire all the interesting features of Alcatraz Island, then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and then steep yourself in history at City Lights Booksellers. On the 22nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the awesome beauty at Twin Peaks, hunt for treasures at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, then buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, and finally wander the streets of Union Square.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip planner .

Do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and subway; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In December, San Francisco is warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 17°C and lows of 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Union Square ©
Union Square

3
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area and Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, trek along North Dome, explore the world behind art at Yosemite Museum Gallery, and look for all kinds of wild species at Nature Center at Happy Isles.

For photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park route maker .

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from San Francisco in December: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 9°C, while lows dip to -11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Key Largo.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area ©
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
North Dome ©
North Dome

1
day
Key Largo

Key Largo ©
The northernmost island of the Florida Keys, Key Largo provides stunning scenery, a number of watersports opportunities, and plenty of areas to relax on vacation.
On the 26th (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, then look for all kinds of wild species at Molasses Reef, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Spiegel Grove.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Key Largo trip planner .

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Yosemite National Park to Key Largo in 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Yosemite National Park to Key Largo, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Yosemite National Park in December; daily highs in Key Largo reach 30°C and lows reach 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Key West.

Things to do in Key Largo

Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Spiegel Grove ©
Spiegel Grove
Molasses Reef ©
Molasses Reef

1
night
Key West

Key West ©
Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
On the 27th (Thu), admire the natural beauty at Audubon House & Tropical Gardens, steep yourself in history at Truman Little White House, see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, then identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Key West Cemetery.

Discover how to plan a Key West trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Getting from Key Largo to Key West by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Key West are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Key West

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
Truman Little White House ©
Truman Little White House

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.
Shop till you drop at Fifth Avenue and SoHo. Do some cultural sightseeing at Times Square and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Next up on the itinerary: go for a walk through Central Park, make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument, steep yourself in history at Ellis Island, and pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the New York City day trip website .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Key West to New York City in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Key West in December, things will get cooler in New York City: highs are around 10°C and lows about 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

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

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