20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
New York City
— 2 nights
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
3
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
4
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
5
San Francisco
— 3 nights
6
Seattle
— 2 nights
7
Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): snap pictures at Brooklyn Bridge. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, take in the pleasant sights at Times Square, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to New York City is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Riyadh to New York City. While traveling from Riyadh, expect colder days and little chillier nights in New York City, ranging from highs of 35°C to lows of 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Times Square ©
Times Square

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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.
Get in touch with nature at Bright Angel Trail and Rim Trail. The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Lookout Studio, see the interesting displays at Kolb Studio, and stroll through South Kaibab Trail.

To find out how to plan a trip to Grand Canyon National Park, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from New York City to Grand Canyon National Park takes 13 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from New York City in July, Grand Canyon National Park is much colder at night with lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, get to know the fascinating history of The Strip, and then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Mon): try to win big at Casino At The Venetian, then buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, and then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, expect nights in Las Vegas to be much hotter, around 32°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 47°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
The Strip ©
The Strip

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 Glacier Point and Vernal Fall. And it doesn't end there: trek along Tuolumne Meadows, take in the dramatic natural features at Lembert Dome, explore the world behind art at Yosemite Museum Gallery, and make a trip to Olmsted Point.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park trip maker app.

Traveling by bus from Las Vegas to Yosemite National Park takes 17.5 hours. Traveling from Las Vegas in July, things will get cooler in Yosemite National Park: highs are around 33°C and lows about 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Alcatraz Island and Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards. Head to Ferry Building Marketplace and City Lights Booksellersfor plenty of shopping. Step out of San Francisco to go to St. Helena and see Modus Operandi Cellars, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. There's lots more to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take a stroll through SoMa, get great views at Twin Peaks, and take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

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Do a combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, expect nights in San Francisco to be somewhat warmer, around 16°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

St. Helena
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, stroll through Alki Beach, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally stop by Elliott Bay Book Company. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, then get a taste of the local shopping with Pike Place Market, and then take a stroll through Pioneer Square.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Seattle trip builder app.

Getting from San Francisco to Seattle by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Seattle: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park itinerary builder website.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Seattle, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Yellowstone National Park, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 4°C. You will leave for home on the 19th (Fri).

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone

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