21 days in Continental USA Itinerary

21 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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New York City
— 3 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
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Lahaina, Maui
— 4 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights

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New York City

New York City ©

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art and St. Patrick's Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your inner history buff will appreciate 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island. The adventure continues: examine the collection at New York Public Library, wander the streets of Times Square, explore the world behind art at Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, and learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the New York City tour builder.

Toronto, Canada to New York City is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of ferry and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Toronto in August: high temperatures in New York City hover around 34°C and lows are around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Get in touch with nature at Old Faithful and Firehole Canyon Drive. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Grand Prismatic Spring and Biscuit Basin. There's still lots to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin, explore the striking landscape at Beryl Spring, explore the striking landscape of Aurum Geyser, and contemplate the waterfront views at Shoshone Lake.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

Fly from New York City to Yellowstone National Park in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. While traveling from New York City, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Yellowstone National Park, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 16th (Mon), snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, then examine the collection at Musee Mecanique, and finally brush up on your military savvy at USS Pampanito. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Filbert Street Stairs, then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, then steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and finally take a stroll through The Castro.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read San Francisco trip maker app.

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, shuttle, and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Expect much hotter evenings in San Francisco when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, with lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in San Francisco

Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Musee Mecanique ©
Musee Mecanique

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Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©

Big Pineapple

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Relax by the water at Lanikai Beach and Kailua Beach Park. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Iolani Palace and National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. There's still lots to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, explore the different monuments and memorials at USS Arizona Memorial, contemplate the waterfront views at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, and steep yourself in history at Battleship Missouri Memorial.

To see where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Honolulu trip planner.

Fly from San Francisco to Honolulu in 8 hours. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from San Francisco to Honolulu due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in August, expect Honolulu to be a bit warmer, temps between 36°C and 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Honolulu

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
Scuba & Snorkeling
Lanikai Beach ©
Lanikai Beach

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Lahaina, Maui

Lahaina ©

Crown Jewel of Maui

Once the booming capital of the Hawaiian Kingdom, the tropical paradise of Lahaina still remains one of Maui's top vacation attractions, providing both culture and recreation.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Napili Beach and Makena Beach. You'll get in some beach time at Ho'okipa Beach Park and Wailea Beach. And it doesn't end there: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, walk around Lahaina Banyan Court, trek along Kapalua Coastal Trail, and visit Lahaina Front Street.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Lahaina online trip builder.

You can fly from Honolulu to Lahaina in 3.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Kapalua Beach ©
Kapalua Beach
Ho'okipa Beach Park ©
Ho'okipa Beach Park
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Glacier Point and Tioga Pass. Visiting Yosemite Falls and Lembert Dome will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, contemplate the waterfront views at Tenaya Lake, don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, and stroll through Tuolumne Meadows.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Lahaina to Yosemite National Park by combination of flight and bus takes about 15 hours. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Lahaina to Yosemite National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lahaina in August, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are slightly colder (32°C), and nights are colder (7°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls

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