22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Muscat
Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h 45​min
5
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
7
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  19​h
End: Muscat

3
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: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, get great views at Top of the Rock, and explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the New York City online tour itinerary planner .

Muscat, Oman to New York City is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Muscat to New York City is minus 9 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Muscat in August; daily highs in New York City reach 34°C and lows reach 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Washington DC.

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

3
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: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, ponder the world of politics at White House, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at National Zoological Park.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Washington DC day trip planner .

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Chicago.

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

2
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 9th (Fri), admire all the interesting features of Wrigley Field, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Millennium Park, then explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sat): engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Shedd Aquarium, then ponder the design of Buckingham Fountain, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Chicago vacation planner .

You can fly from Washington DC to Chicago in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Washington DC to Chicago. In August, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Wrigley Field ©
Wrigley Field
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

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.
Spend the 12th (Mon) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. There's still lots to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the dramatic scenery at Gibbon Falls, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, and look for all kinds of wild species at Hayden Valley.

For traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park is minus 1 hour. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Chicago in August: highs in Yellowstone National Park hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, trek along Nevada Falls Loop, contemplate the waterfront views at Tenaya Lake, and make a trip to Olmsted Point.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Yosemite National Park in 10 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car, flight, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Yosemite National Park is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

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

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, and make a trip to Lombard Street.

To find more things to do and more tourist information, use the San Francisco trip maker website .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, expect nights in San Francisco to be a bit warmer, around 17°C, while days are slightly colder, around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

2
nights
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and finally take a stroll through Pike Place Market. On the 21st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: observe the fascinating underwater world at Seattle Aquarium, explore and take pictures at Safeco Field, and then examine the collection at The Museum of Flight.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Seattle route builder website .

Getting from San Francisco to Seattle by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. While traveling from San Francisco, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Seattle, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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