22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Belfast
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  16​h
1
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h 45​min
2
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
4
Honolulu, Oahu
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h 45​min
5
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  13​h 15​min
7
Key West
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  6​h
8
New York City
— 4 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  11​h 15​min
End: Belfast

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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Washburn.

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Belfast, UK to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 16-hour combination of bus, flight, and car. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. Traveling from Belfast to Yellowstone National Park, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Belfast in December, things will get colder in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around -5°C and lows about -19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

1
night
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.
On the 30th (Wed), hit the slopes at Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, hit the slopes at Curry Village Ice Rink, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Big Trees Lodge, National Historic Landmark.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip itinerary maker website .

Do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Yosemite National Park in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, bus, and taxi; or 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. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in December, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are much warmer (9°C), and nights are a bit warmer (-11°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) to allow time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and then wander the streets of Union Square. Keep things going the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Twin Peaks, browse the eclectic array of goods at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, then contemplate the long history of City Lights Booksellers, and finally take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco visit planning app .

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 taxi, bus, flight, and subway. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in December, plan for somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 17°C by day to 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

1
night
Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): examine the collection at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park and then kick back and relax at Kailua Beach Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve and then enjoy the sand and surf at Waikiki Beach.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Honolulu trip itinerary website .

Fly from San Francisco to Honolulu in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Honolulu is minus 2 hours. In January, Honolulu is much warmer than San Francisco - with highs of 32°C and lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Kailua Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve ©
Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): examine the collection at The Mob Museum, then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and then make a trip to Bellagio Fountains. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Wed): examine the collection at The Neon Museum, buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, and then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

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You can fly from Honolulu to Las Vegas in 9 hours. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Honolulu to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. In January, Las Vegas is colder than Honolulu - with highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

2
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Rim Trail and Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Lipan Point, shop like a local with Lookout Studio, and don't miss a visit to Powell Point.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park sightseeing planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in January: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 7°C, while lows dip to -11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

1
night
Key West

Key West ©
Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, browse the exhibits of Truman Little White House, look for gifts at Isle Cook Key West, then admire the natural beauty at Audubon House & Tropical Gardens, then view the masterpieces at 7 Artists & Friends, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Key West Cemetery. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Oldest House & Garden Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, then shop like a local with Alan S. Maltz Gallery, and finally get a new perspective on things with Fun In The Sun Key West.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Key West trip planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Key West takes 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in January; daily highs in Key West reach 28°C and lows reach 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Key West

Wildlife Museums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Alan S. Maltz Gallery ©
Alan S. Maltz Gallery
The Ernest Hemingway Home and 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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island. Appreciate the collections at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Times Square, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, go for a walk through Central Park, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the New York City trip itinerary planning site .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Key West to New York City in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Key West in January, with highs in New York City at 5°C and lows at -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

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