22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
foot + Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Las Vegas
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
3
Los Angeles
— 1 day
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
6
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  9​h 45​min
7
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h 30​min
8
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
9
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: New York City

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas route planner.

New York City to Las Vegas is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Traveling from New York City in June, you will find days in Las Vegas are much hotter (103°F), and nights are a bit warmer (77°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan

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 3rd (Mon), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Grandview Point, trek along Rim Trail, and take a memorable drive along East Rim Drive.

For maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary planner .

You can 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 when traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. When traveling from Las Vegas in June, plan for slightly colder days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 85°F, while nights are cooler with lows around 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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day
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 5th (Wed), get in on the family fun at Disneyland Park.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect little chillier days and somewhat warmer nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 79°F to lows of 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park

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 6th (Thu): make a trip to Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, explore the striking landscape at Taft Point, then take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and finally stroll through Panorama Trail. On the 7th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, then hike along Tuolumne Meadows, and then don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip builder website .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Yosemite National Park, with lows of 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail

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: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, make a trip to Golden Gate Park, and admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco trip planning app .

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in June: highs in San Francisco hover around 71°F, while lows dip to 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

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
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 (Wed) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. There's still lots to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake, take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, and look for all kinds of wild species at Lehardy's Rapids.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park online itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of flight and car from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, shuttle, and car; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from San Francisco in June: highs in Yellowstone National Park hover around 66°F, while lows dip to 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Yellowstone Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

2
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
On the 14th (Fri), observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquarium of Niagara, then Head underground at Cave of the Winds, and then admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex, then try to win big at Seneca Niagara Casino, then stop by Three Sisters Trading Post, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Niagara Falls Observation Tower.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Niagara Falls vacation planning site .

You can do a combination of car, flight, and bus from Yellowstone National Park to Niagara Falls in 10 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, flight, and train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Niagara Falls. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Niagara Falls, ranging from highs of 77°F to lows of 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Casinos

Side Trip

Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex
Highlights from your plan
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Niagara Falls Observation Tower ©
Niagara Falls Observation Tower

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: walk around Central Park, don't miss a visit to Empire State Building, admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center, and admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our New York City day trip site .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Niagara Falls to New York City in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Niagara Falls in June, New York City is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (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

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.
On the 20th (Thu), get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, then get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and finally get a sense of history and politics at White House. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, then get a sense of history and politics at Library of Congress, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and finally pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

To plan Washington DC vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from New York City in June, you will find days in Washington DC are a bit warmer (86°F), and nights are about the same (69°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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