20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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20 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Riyadh
Fly:  15​h
1
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
4
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  7​h 45​min
5
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
7
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
8
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  21​h 30​min
End: Riyadh

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, explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, and snap pictures at Brooklyn Bridge.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our New York City trip itinerary site .

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to New York City is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Riyadh to New York City is minus 8 hours. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Riyadh in July: highs in New York City hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) 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.
On the 10th (Wed), ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, see the interesting displays 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. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, then take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, then get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and finally get a sense of history and politics at White House.

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You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Chicago.

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

2
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 12th (Fri), explore and take pictures at Wrigley Field, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Millennium Park, then admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower. On the 13th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Buckingham Fountain, then get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Shedd Aquarium, and finally admire the striking features of Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Chicago trip itinerary builder app .

You can fly from Washington DC to Chicago in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Chicago is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Washington DC in July, things will get slightly colder in Chicago: highs are around 33°C and lows about 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Parks

Side Trip

Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Wrigley Field ©
Wrigley Field
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

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 14th (Sun), try to win big at Paris Las Vegas, don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally explore the wealth of natural beauty at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Chicago to Las Vegas by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Chicago in July, you will find days in Las Vegas are much hotter (47°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (32°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Fun & Games
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 a memorable drive along Tioga Pass, trek along Panorama Trail, and make a trip to Olmsted Point.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park itinerary maker .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Las Vegas to Yosemite National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Las Vegas in July: high temperatures in Yosemite National Park hover around 33°C and lows are around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

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

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge, make a trip to Ferry Building Marketplace, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read San Francisco tour itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 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 July, plan for a bit cooler days and somewhat warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, then take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Pike Place Market.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Seattle trip tool .

Getting from San Francisco to Seattle by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Seattle: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Neighborhoods Nature
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

2
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.
On the 23rd (Tue), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Washburn. The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, explore the activities along Yellowstone Lake, and explore the striking landscape at Gibbon Falls.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park trip tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Seattle in July, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are a bit cooler (26°C), and nights are cooler (4°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

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

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