21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States itinerary planner

Make it your trip
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New York City
— 4 nights
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Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly
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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Fly
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive to Fresno Yosemite International Airport, Fly to Seattle
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Seattle
— 2 nights
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New York City

— 4 nights

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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal, wander the streets of Times Square, and admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City trip builder website.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to New York City is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time (AST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 8 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Riyadh in August: high temperatures in New York City hover around 34°C and lows are around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can fly to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Washington DC

— 3 nights
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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, get a sense of history and politics at Library of Congress, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at National Zoological Park, and pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument.

For reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC online visit planner.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. August in Washington DC sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can fly to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Yellowstone National Park

— 4 nights

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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, get outside with Morning Glory Pool, witness a stunning natural landmark at Beehive Geyser, and stroll through Hayden Valley.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Yellowstone National Park takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Washington DC to Yellowstone National Park. Traveling from Washington DC in September, expect Yellowstone National Park to be colder, temps between 18°C and 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

San Francisco

— 3 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, get a taste of the local shopping with Union Square, take a stroll through Chinatown, and take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco planner.

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, train, and subway. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September: highs in San Francisco hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping

Yosemite National Park

— 3 nights
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, and scenic drive. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, explore the activities along Tenaya Lake, admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls, and stroll through Lembert Dome.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Yosemite National Park sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in September, plan for cooler nights in Yosemite National Park, with lows around 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Seattle

— 2 nights

Emerald City

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.
On the 13th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Tue): take a stroll through Pike Place Market, stroll around Volunteer Park Conservatory, and then examine the collection at The Museum of Flight.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Seattle trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Yosemite National Park to Seattle. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, Seattle is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · History Museums
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.