19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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19 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Porto
Fly + bus:  10​h
1
New York City
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  11​h
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  14​h 15​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  13​h
4
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Porto

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Ellis Island. Your inner history buff will appreciate 9/11 Memorial and St. Paul's Chapel. Next up on the itinerary: go for a walk through Central Park and get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the New York City trip generator.

Porto, Portugal to New York City is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Porto to New York City due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Porto in July, with highs in New York City at 35°C and lows at 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

4
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Artist Point and Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. There's more to do: take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful and explore the activities along Firehole River.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and car from New York City to Yellowstone National Park takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Yellowstone National Park is minus 2 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from New York City in July: highs in Yellowstone National Park hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

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

3
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.
On the 5th (Sun), stroll through South Kaibab Trail, then take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point, and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get great views at Hopi Point and then stroll through Rim Trail.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park travel planner.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Canyon National Park takes 14.5 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 31°C and lows are around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

4
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.
Get in touch with nature at Panorama Trail and Glacier Point. There's lots more to do: hike along Tuolumne Meadows, take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass, don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, and take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park vacation trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and taxi from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Yosemite National Park, with lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Alcatraz Island and SS Jeremiah O'Brien. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fisherman's Wharf and Exploratorium. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Fort Funston National Park, get great views at Twin Peaks, take a stroll through Union Square, and head outdoors with Basically Free Bike Rentals.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco travel planner.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, you will find days in San Francisco are little chillier (26°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (17°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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