21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
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New York City
— 3 nights
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Nashville
— 2 nights
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New Orleans
— 2 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Los Angeles
— 4 nights

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Twin Peaks, Armstrong Redwood State Reserve and San Francisco Bay. Escape the urban bustle at Alcatraz Island and Muir Woods National Monument.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco road trip planner.

Los Angeles to San Francisco is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in September, with highs in San Francisco at 28°C and lows at 17°C. On the 30th (Mon), you'll travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Nature · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Armstrong Redwood State Reserve, Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve ©
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument

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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Old Faithful and Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center. Get in touch with nature at Grand Prismatic Spring and Norris Geyser Basin. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Natural Bridge Trail, deepen your understanding at Yellowstone Institute, explore the striking landscape of Gibbon Falls, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park trip builder site.

You can fly from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train, bus, shuttle, and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from San Francisco in October: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 9°C and lows are around -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
Highlights from your plan
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin
Norris Geyser Basin ©
Norris Geyser Basin

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes The Book of Mormon as well as Central Park. The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Met Cloisters will appeal to museum buffs. Visit Brooklyn Heights Promenade and 9/11 Memorial for their historical value. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Ground Zero Museum Workshop, make a trip to Washington Square Park, wander the streets of Times Square, and get a taste of the local shopping with SoHo.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our New York City trip itinerary website.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to New York City by flight takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Yellowstone National Park to New York City. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October, with highs in New York City at 24°C and lows at 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Brooklyn Heights Promenade
Highlights from your plan
The Met Cloisters ©
The Met Cloisters
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Ground Zero Museum Workshop ©
Ground Zero Museum Workshop

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Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): examine the collection at Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum and then take in the history at Stones River National Battlefield. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Cooter’s Museum and Store Nashville, examine the collection at The George Jones, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Nashville day trip planning tool.

Fly from New York City to Nashville in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to Nashville. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from New York City in October since evenings lows in Nashville dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Nashville

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Stones River National Battlefield
Highlights from your plan
Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park ©
Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park
Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum
Stones River National Battlefield ©
Stones River National Battlefield

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New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
On the 10th (Thu), examine the collection at Whitney Plantation and then see the interesting displays at The National WWII Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of Garden District and then put a fun spin on your tour with Escape My Room New Orleans.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read New Orleans tour itinerary website.

Fly from Nashville to New Orleans in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Nashville in October, plan for little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Whitney Plantation
Highlights from your plan
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation
Garden District ©
Garden District
Escape My Room New Orleans ©
Escape My Room New Orleans

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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 12th (Sat), trek along South Kaibab Trail, then explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail and then take some stellar pictures from Powell Point.

Plan my trip to Grand Canyon National Park with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Do a combination of flight and bus from New Orleans to Grand Canyon National Park in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Orleans in October, plan for colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, with lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Universal Studios Hollywood. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Petersen Automotive Museum and La Brea Tar Pits and Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at Madame Tussauds Hollywood and The Broad. There's lots more to do: stop by LA Farmers' Market, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, explore the different monuments and memorials at Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park, and look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles tour itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October: highs in Los Angeles hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Petersen Automotive Museum ©
Petersen Automotive Museum
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum ©
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum

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