21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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21 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  14​h
1
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h 30​min
3
Memphis
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
4
New York City
— 6 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: London

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get some historical perspective at Alcatraz Island and SS Jeremiah O'Brien. Head to Union Square and Ferry Building Marketplacefor plenty of shopping. Change things up with a short trip to Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve in Moss Beach (about 40 minutes away). There's much more to do: take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, get curious at Exploratorium, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Twin Peaks.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco travel route planning website .

London, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from London in May: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 24°C and lows are around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

5
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.
Step out of Yellowstone National Park with an excursion to Grand Teton in Grand Teton National Park--about 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Hayden Valley, contemplate the long history of Fort Yellowstone Historic District, take a memorable drive along Grand Loop Road, and admire all the interesting features of Firehole Canyon Drive.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and car from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of subway, flight, and taxi; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from San Francisco in May, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are a bit cooler (13°C), and nights are colder (-3°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Grand Teton
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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley

3
nights
Memphis

Memphis ©
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): look for gifts at Dinstuhl's Fine Candy Company, Inc., steep yourself in history at Sun Studio, then see the interesting displays at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, then admire the masterpieces at Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Beale Street. On the next day, stop by Saint Blues Guitar Workshop, then make a trip to Graceland, and then try your luck at Southland Park Gaming and Racing.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Memphis online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Memphis takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 1 hour. In May, Memphis is warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 31°C and lows of 19°C. On the 18th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Southland Park Gaming and Racing
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Graceland ©
Graceland
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

6
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.
For shopping fun, head to Fifth Avenue or Chelsea Market. Visit Gateway National Recreation and 9/11 Memorial for their historical value. Go for a jaunt from New York City to Sandy Hook to see Gunnison Beach about 40 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, and take an in-depth tour of Ellis Island.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our New York City trip site .

Fly from Memphis to New York City in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Memphis to New York City. Traveling from Memphis in May, things will get a bit cooler in New York City: highs are around 24°C and lows about 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Sandy Hook
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

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