21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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21 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly + Drive:  14​h 45​min
1
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Grand Teton National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
+3
Drive + Fly + foot + bus:  5​h
5
Anaheim
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 45​min
7
Orlando
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
8
Pigeon Forge
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
9
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Zurich

3
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.
On the 2nd (Tue), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Washburn. There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, look for all kinds of wild species at Lehardy's Rapids, explore the striking landscape at Gibbon Falls, and take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip maker app .

Zurich, Switzerland to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and car. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 8 hours. Traveling from Zurich in June, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are a bit cooler (22°C), and nights are much colder (1°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley

1
night
Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©
The peaks of Grand Teton National Park aren't the highest in the world, but they sit atop what might be nature's archetypes for mountains.
On the 4th (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Teton.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Teton National Park travel route planner .

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, expect nights in Grand Teton National Park to be about the same, around 7°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Wildlife Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 5th (Fri), snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, contemplate the long history of Alcatraz Island, and then take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf. On your second day here, engage your brain at Exploratorium and then stroll around Golden Gate Park.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco trip builder site .

Traveling by flight from Grand Teton National Park to San Francisco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, shuttle, and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Teton National Park to San Francisco. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in July, expect nights in San Francisco to be somewhat warmer, around 16°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

3
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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, hike along Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, and take in the awesome beauty at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park day trip app .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 33°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Anaheim.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

1
night
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): discover the magic at Disneyland Park.

To see photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Anaheim trip planner .

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Anaheim by combination of car, flight, and bus takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, plan for much warmer nights in Anaheim, with lows around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park

1
night
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.
On the 11th (Thu), explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally get your game on at The Roller Coaster.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Anaheim to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or fly. Traveling from Anaheim in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around 47°C and lows about 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Roller Coaster ©
The Roller Coaster

2
nights
Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Have a day of magic on the 13th (Sat) at Walt Disney World Resort. Have a day of magic on the 14th (Sun) at Magic Kingdom Park. The adventure continues: find something for the whole family at Universal's Islands of Adventure.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Orlando trip itinerary app .

Getting from Las Vegas to Orlando by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Las Vegas to Orlando due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in July, with highs in Orlando at 38°C and lows at 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

2
nights
Pigeon Forge

A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Pigeon Forge bills itself as the "Center of Fun in the Smokies." Just a short drive from the national park protecting the diverse plant and animal life of the Great Smoky Mountains, the town features numerous places to visit, such as bars, restaurants, cafes, theaters, and shops.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and then explore the activities along 5 Rivers Adventures. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape at Chimney Tops Trail, take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte, and then test your team's savvy at The Escape Game Pigeon Forge.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Pigeon Forge trip site .

You can fly from Orlando to Pigeon Forge in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from Orlando in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Pigeon Forge, with lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Hartford, Sugarlands Distilling Company
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte
Chimney Tops Trail ©
Chimney Tops Trail

4
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: walk around Central Park, examine the collection at New York Public Library, take a stroll through Times Square, and take some stellar pictures from Top of the Rock.

To find out how to plan a trip to New York City, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Pigeon Forge to New York City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In July in New York City, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

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
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

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