21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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21 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Bhopal
+2
Fly + subway + shuttle:  23​h
1
Seattle
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  12​h 45​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
6
Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  9​h 15​min
7
Washington DC
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
8
New York City
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  19​h 30​min
End: Bhopal

1
day
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.
On the 11th (Sat), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seattle Aquarium, take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally wander the streets of Pike Place Market.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Seattle holiday planner.

Bhopal, India to Seattle is an approximately 23-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -13 hour difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Bhopal in May: high temperatures in Seattle hover around 23°C and lows are around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Neighborhoods Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 12th (Sun), examine the collection at de Young Museum, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, then take in the pleasant sights at Fisherman's Wharf, and finally step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, then make a trip to Golden Gate Park, and then browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by flight from Seattle to San Francisco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan, stroll through Panorama Trail, then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, and finally don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias.

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Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Yosemite National Park, with lows of 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

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.
On the 17th (Fri), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Powell Point, hike along South Kaibab Trail, and stroll through Rim Trail.

For maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park online journey planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. May in Grand Canyon National Park sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel 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
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim 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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): immerse yourself in nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and then admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at The Mob Museum, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 36°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, stroll through Artist Point, and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. On your second day here, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lake Butte Overlook and then contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park tour itinerary planning app .

Getting from Las Vegas to Yellowstone National Park by combination of flight and car takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in May, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 13°C and lows at -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

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

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and then explore the activities along Tidal Basin. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, then appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Washington DC road trip planner .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Washington DC takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 2 hours. In May, Washington DC is much hotter than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin

5
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, wander the streets of Times Square, admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal, and pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our New York City trip builder website .

You can fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. When traveling from Washington DC in May, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in New York City: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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