20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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20 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + bus:  18​h 45​min
1
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Miami
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
Chicago
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
5
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h
6
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  7​h 45​min
7
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
8
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
9
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  19​h
End: New Delhi

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: go for a walk through Central Park, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, take some stellar pictures from Top of the Rock, and examine the collection at 9/11 Memorial.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the New York City trip itinerary builder site .

New Delhi, India to New York City is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight, bus, subway, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 10 hours traveling from New Delhi to New York City. In August, New York City is slightly colder than New Delhi - with highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to 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

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, and finally pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, then learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and finally ponder the world of politics at White House.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Washington DC travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. August in Washington DC sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Miami.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

1
night
Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
On the 7th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, admire the natural beauty at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, then see the interesting displays at Lock & Load Museum, and finally enjoy some diversion at Lock & Load Miami.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Miami trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Miami takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 30°C in Miami. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Miami

Museums Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Highlights from your plan
Lock & Load Museum ©
Lock & Load Museum
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden ©
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ©
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

1
night
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 8th (Thu), get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, then admire the local landmark of Buckingham Fountain, and then admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago.

For maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Chicago trip itinerary planning site .

Fly from Miami to Chicago in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Miami in August; daily highs in Chicago reach 33°C and lows reach 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Buckingham Fountain ©
Buckingham Fountain

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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, trails, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Washburn, take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser, and explore the activities along Yellowstone Lake.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park travel planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Chicago in August: highs in Yellowstone National Park hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Yellowstone Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake

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.
On the 12th (Mon), take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then try your luck at Paris Las Vegas, then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas route planner .

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Las Vegas by combination of car and flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 45°C and lows reach 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow 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: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, take some stellar pictures from Washburn Point, make a trip to Olmsted Point, and take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip site .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Las Vegas to Yosemite National Park takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, Yosemite National Park is colder than Las Vegas - with highs of 32°C and lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

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

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get curious at Exploratorium and then stroll around Golden Gate Park.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read San Francisco trip planner .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, plan for a bit cooler days in San Francisco, with highs around 26°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

2
nights
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.
On the 18th (Sun), meet the residents at Seattle Aquarium, take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, then shop like a local with Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally shop like a local with Pike Place Market. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at The Museum of Flight and then make a trip to Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Seattle online trip maker .

You can fly from San Francisco to Seattle in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. While traveling from San Francisco, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Seattle, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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