22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Cork
Fly + Drive:  17​h 15​min
1
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
2
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
7
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
8
New York City
— 5 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  12​h 30​min
End: Cork

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.
Step out of Yellowstone National Park with an excursion to Grand Teton in Grand Teton National Park--about 1h 30 min away. The adventure continues: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, admire all the interesting features of Artist Point, take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser, and trek along Brink of the Lower Falls Trail.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary maker tool .

Cork, Ireland to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and car. Traveling from Cork to Yellowstone National Park, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Cork in August: highs in Yellowstone National Park hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
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 12th (Wed), step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and then steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Thu): shop like a local with Exploratorium and then stroll around Golden Gate Park.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco day trip planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, shuttle, and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, San Francisco is much hotter at night with lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Shopping
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 (Fri): get great views at Washburn Point, then explore the striking landscape at Taft Point, then explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, and finally explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point. On the 15th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass, don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, and then hike along Tuolumne Meadows.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Yosemite National Park holiday planner .

Drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi. Traveling from San Francisco in August, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are a bit warmer (32°C), and nights are slightly colder (7°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

1
night
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.
On the 16th (Sun), find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood and then examine the collection at The Getty Center.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles online tour itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be warmer in Los Angeles, with lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, historic sites, wildlife, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, trek along Bright Angel Trail, stroll through Rim Trail, and get great views at Powell Point.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park day trip planning tool .

Drive from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, expect slightly colder with lows of 11°C in Grand Canyon National Park. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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 20th (Thu): explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally make a trip to Paris Las Vegas. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, then enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller, and then shop like a local with The Strip.

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Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 45°C and lows are around 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Las Vegas

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

2
nights
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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, get a sense of history and politics at White House, and get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC holiday planner.

Fly from Las Vegas to Washington DC in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and subway; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in August; daily highs in Washington DC reach 36°C and lows reach 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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: walk around Central Park, don't miss a visit to Empire State Building, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, and get great views at Top of the Rock.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the New York City online holiday planner .

Getting from Washington DC to New York City by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums 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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