20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
2
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
3
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
5
New York City
— 3 nights
6
Washington DC
— 3 nights

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
For shopping fun, head to Ferry Building Marketplace or Union Square. de Young Museum and SS Jeremiah O'Brien will appeal to museum buffs. Next up on the itinerary: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, brush up on your military savvy at USS Pampanito, and engage your brain at Exploratorium.

To find where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco trip maker site.

Seattle to San Francisco is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Seattle in March, expect San Francisco to be a bit warmer, temps between °F and °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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.
Let the collections at Yosemite Museum Gallery and Ansel Adams Gallery capture your imagination. Escape the urban bustle at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area and Glacier Point. There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawona Hotel, National Historic Landmark, make a trip to Olmsted Point, admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls, and explore the striking landscape of Swinging Bridge Picnic Area Yosemite National Park CA.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip maker site.

You can fly from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from San Francisco in March: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can catch the bus to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
El Capitan ©
El Capitan

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.
Get in touch with nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Lake Mead National Recreation Area. Get a sense of the local culture at The Strip and The Mob Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Boulder City (Veteran's Memorial Park & Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum), Willow Beach (in Fort Mohave) and Spring Mountains Visitor Center (in Mount Charleston). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at The Neon Museum and admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by bus from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas takes 17.5 hours. In March, Las Vegas is much warmer than Yosemite National Park - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Boulder City, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Willow Beach, Spring Mountains Visitor Center
Highlights from your plan
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

4
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 outdoors at Rim Trail and South Kaibab Trail. Let the collections at Yavapai Geology Museum and Tusayan Museum capture your imagination. There's still lots to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, contemplate the long history of Hermit's Rest, and look for gifts at Hopi House.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect slightly colder days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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.
Popular historic sites such as 9/11 Memorial and Hamilton Grange National Memorial are in your itinerary. The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Times Square, explore the landscape on two wheels at Hudson River Greenway, race across the water with a speed boat tour, and tour the pleasant surroundings at East River Waterfront Esplanade.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City online driving holiday planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to New York City in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in March: highs in New York City hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can catch the train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Outdoors Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Times Square ©
Times Square

3
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.
You'll explore and learn at National Gallery of Art and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Do some cultural sightseeing at National Air and Space Museum and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Washington DC: Baltimore (Sagamore Spirit Distillery & Horseshoe Casino). And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Washington National Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at National Portrait Gallery, explore the activities along Tidal Basin, and steep yourself in history at Arlington National Cemetery.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Washington DC online itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from New York City in March, plan for a bit warmer days in Washington DC, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Casinos

Side Trips

Baltimore, Arlington National Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Sagamore Spirit Distillery ©
Sagamore Spirit Distillery
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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