22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Flam
train + Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
New York City
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  9​h 15​min
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 45​min
4
Las Vegas
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  12​h 45​min
6
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
7
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
8
Seattle
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + bus + train:  20​h
End: Flam

2
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: go for a walk through Central Park, wander the streets of Times Square, make a trip to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City trip planner .

Flam, Norway to New York City is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 6 hours. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Flam in July: high temperatures in New York City hover around 35°C and lows are around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) 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

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally get a sense of history and politics at White House. On the next day, examine the collection at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, then get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, then learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Washington DC trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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 4th (Sun) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser, hike along Artist Point, and identify plant and animal life at Hayden Valley.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park visit planning website .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Washington DC to Yellowstone National Park takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and car; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Washington DC to Yellowstone National Park. Traveling from Washington DC in August, expect nights in Yellowstone National Park to be colder, around 3°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

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
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

1
day
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 6th (Tue), try your luck at Casino at the Venetian, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas holiday planning tool .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Las Vegas in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 45°C and lows reach 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

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

3
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.
On the 8th (Thu), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Powell Point, hike along North Kaibab Trail, and cruise along East Rim Drive.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park driving holiday planner.

Do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Las Vegas in August, things will get much colder in Grand Canyon National Park: highs are around 31°C and lows about 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
North Kaibab Trail ©
North Kaibab Trail

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, parks, scenic drive, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, don't miss a visit to Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, hike along Panorama Trail, and contemplate the waterfront views at Tenaya Lake.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park day trip planning tool .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park in 13 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and bus; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Yosemite National Park, with lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Trails 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, nightlife, shopping, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and have fun and explore at Exploratorium.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco journey 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 somewhat warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums 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.
On the 16th (Fri), enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and finally wander the streets of Pike Place Market. Keep things going the next day: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seattle Aquarium, then explore and take pictures at Safeco Field, and then see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight.

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Fly from San Francisco to Seattle in 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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Parks Shopping
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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