22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Riyadh
Fly:  15​h
1
New York City
— 4 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:  20​h 15​min
End: Riyadh

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: make a trip to Central Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock, admire the striking features of Empire State Building, and appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the New York City trip app .

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to New York City is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Arabia Standard Time (AST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -8 hour difference. Traveling from Riyadh in August, things will get cooler in New York City: highs are around 34°C and lows about 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to 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, ponder the world of politics at White House, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and get to know the resident critters at National Zoological Park.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Washington DC itinerary site .

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 25°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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.
Start off your visit 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 admire the striking features of Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sat): ponder the design of Buckingham Fountain, engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Shedd Aquarium, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Chicago tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Washington DC to Chicago in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can 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, daily temperatures in Chicago can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Parks

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.
On the 12th (Mon), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Washburn. Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, look for all kinds of wild species at Hayden Valley, take in the dramatic natural features at Gibbon Falls, and take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park travel planning website .

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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park. While traveling from Chicago, expect little chillier days and much colder nights in Yellowstone National Park, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Yosemite 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

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: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, don't miss a visit to Washburn Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tuolumne Meadows, and admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park vacation planner .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be about the same, around 7°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can drive to San Francisco.

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

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: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, walk around Golden Gate Park, and take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco attractions planner .

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, plan for slightly colder days and a bit warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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): observe the fascinating underwater world at Seattle Aquarium, enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally wander the streets of Pike Place Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Wed): examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, then admire all the interesting features of Safeco Field, and then make a trip to Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Seattle online journey planner .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Seattle takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. When traveling from San Francisco in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Seattle, with highs around 31°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. Finish up 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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