22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
2
Washington DC
— 3 nights
3
New York City
— 4 nights
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
5
Grand Teton National Park
— 1 night
6
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights

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, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge, see the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique, go for a walk through Fisherman's Wharf, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip planner.

Melbourne, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 19-hour flight. Traveling from Melbourne to San Francisco, you'll gain 18 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Melbourne in September, things will get a bit warmer in San Francisco: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, get your bearings at Library of Congress, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at National Zoological Park.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip planner.

Fly from San Francisco to Washington DC in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway and train. Traveling from San Francisco to Washington DC, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in September, with highs in Washington DC at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to take a train 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
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ©
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

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, and shopping. 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 9/11 Memorial.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the New York City trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by train from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In September in New York City, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

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

4
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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, explore the activities along Firehole River, and take in the dramatic natural features at Biscuit Basin.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park road trip app.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Yellowstone National Park takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in September, things will get much colder in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Grand Teton 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
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin

1
night
Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©
The peaks of Grand Teton National Park aren't the highest in the world, but they sit atop what might be nature's archetypes for mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Grand Teton.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Grand Teton National Park trip planner.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Grand Teton National Park, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Wildlife Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

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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, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass, stroll through Lembert Dome, and hike along Panorama Trail.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park online travel route builder.

Getting from Grand Teton National Park to Yosemite National Park by flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, bus, and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Teton National Park to Yosemite National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in September, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are somewhat warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

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