21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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1
New York City
— 2 nights
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
3
San Francisco
— 2 nights
4
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
5
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
6
Provincetown
— 3 nights

2
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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.
On the 6th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around Central Park, explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of World Trade Center Memorial Foundation.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City trip itinerary site.

Istanbul, Turkey to New York City is an approximately 15-hour flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Istanbul to New York City due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in New York City can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Times Square ©
Times Square

3
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.
Visiting Rim Trail and North Kaibab Trail will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Powell Point, get to know the fascinating history of Bright Angel Point, and go for a walk through Pipe Creek Vista.

To find traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park tour planning tool.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from New York City to Grand Canyon National Park in 13 hours. Another option is to 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 colder at night with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Alcatraz Island and Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Francisco: Modus Operandi Cellars (in St. Helena) and Inglenook (in Rutherford). The adventure continues: make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, wander the streets of Chinatown, get curious at Exploratorium, and go for a walk through Fisherman's Wharf.

For where to stay and other tourist information, read our San Francisco trip tool.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to San Francisco takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle, bus, and subway. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around °C, while days are slightly colder, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

St. Helena, Inglenook
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

4
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Glacier Point and Vernal Fall. And it doesn't end there: take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass, stroll through Four Mile Trail, trek along Panorama Trail, and see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park online tour itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in July: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail

2
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Uncle Tom's Trail and S Rim Trail. Take a break from the city and head to Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Yellowstone National Park. Next up on the itinerary: take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, hike along Artist Point, identify plant and animal life at Grand Loop Road, and admire the sheer force of Mystic Falls Trail.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park tour itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park by flight takes about 11.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, train, shuttle, and taxi; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, things will get a bit cooler in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Provincetown.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

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

3
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Provincetown

Provincetown ©
A small resort town with a year-round population of just 3,000, Provincetown draws nearly 60,000 annual visitors with its scenic beaches, art colonies, galleries, theaters, and shops.
Get some cultural insight at Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum and Truro Vineyards of Cape Cod. Get outdoors at Marconi Beach and Cape Cod National Seashore. Get out of town with these interesting Provincetown side-trips: Eastham (Coast Guard Beach & Nauset Light Beach) and Nauset Beach (in Orleans). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Long Point and stroll through Race Point Beach.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Provincetown trip planner.

Fly from Yellowstone National Park to Provincetown in 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Provincetown: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Provincetown

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Eastham, Corn Hill Beach, Cape Cod National Seashore, Nauset Beach, Truro Vineyards of Cape Cod
Highlights from your plan
Marconi Beach ©
Marconi Beach
Cape Cod National Seashore ©
Cape Cod National Seashore
Nauset Beach ©
Nauset Beach

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