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
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  12​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  12​h 45​min
3
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
6
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 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.
You'll explore and learn at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and 9/11 Memorial. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Times Square and American Museum of Natural History. There's still lots to do: go for a walk through Central Park, snap pictures at Brooklyn Bridge, explore the world behind art at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and admire the striking features of Empire State Building.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City day trip planning tool .

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to New York City is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Riyadh to New York City, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Riyadh in July, plan for colder days and little chillier nights in New York City: temperatures range from 35°C by day to 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©

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.
Get in touch with nature at Rim Trail and South Kaibab Trail. On the 6th (Sat), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Powell Point, examine the collection at Kolb Studio, and admire the landmark architecture of Lookout Studio.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip planner .

Do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Grand Canyon National Park in 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. 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 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

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

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.
Get outdoors at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area and Vernal Fall. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, explore the striking landscape of Swinging Bridge Picnic Area Yosemite National Park CA, stroll through Four Mile Trail, and admire the masterpieces at Yosemite Museum Gallery.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Yosemite National Park attractions planning tool .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Yosemite National Park, with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow 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

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Alcatraz Island and Fisherman's Wharf are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your inner history buff will appreciate Twin Peaks and City Lights Booksellers. There's lots more to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take a stroll through SoMa, engage your brain at Exploratorium, and get a taste of the local shopping with Union Square.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our San Francisco vacation tool .

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
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 15th (Mon): examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, then get a taste of the local shopping with Pike Place Market, then take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally stop by Elliott Bay Book Company.

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You can fly from San Francisco to Seattle in 4.5 hours. Other options are to 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 30°C to lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods
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

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Hayden Valley and Old Faithful. Spend the 19th (Fri) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, hike along Artist Point, and explore the striking landscape at Blue Star Spring.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park is 1 hour. When traveling from Seattle in July, plan for little chillier days and much colder nights in Yellowstone National Park: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley
Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park

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