22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  13​h
1
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
2
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Bus:  12​h 15​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
6
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Bus:  8​h 45​min
7
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Amsterdam

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): take in the exciting artwork at Glasshouse Studio, take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and then take a stroll through Pike Place Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, then wander the streets of Pioneer Square, and then look for gifts at Elliott Bay Book Company.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Seattle trip planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Seattle is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -9 hour difference. When traveling from Amsterdam 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 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

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 3rd (Fri): take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge. On the next day, hunt for treasures at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, then get curious at Exploratorium, and then take a stroll through Union Square.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco day trip app .

Getting from Seattle to San Francisco by combination of flight and subway takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Seattle in August, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

4
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Glacier Point and Sentinel Dome. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Tuolumne Meadows, take in the dramatic natural features at Lembert Dome, stroll through Wawona Meadow, and make a trip to Olmsted Point.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in August: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail

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.
Get outdoors at Rim Trail and North Kaibab Trail. Head to Hopi House and Canyon Village Marketplacefor plenty of shopping. On the 10th (Fri), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, pause for some photo ops at Powell Point, and trek along South Kaibab Trail.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park itinerary maker website .

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 12.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Grand Canyon National Park when traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, with lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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 13th (Mon): browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, look for gifts at Barneys New York, then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and finally listen to music at Bellagio Fountains.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Las Vegas day trip tool .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas by combination of flight and car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 45°C and lows are around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian ©

3
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Yellowstone National Park and Lamar Valley. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the dramatic scenery at Lewis Falls, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, and look for all kinds of wild species at Gibbon Falls.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park trip maker .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Las Vegas to Yellowstone National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Yellowstone National Park. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in August, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 24°C and lows at 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley

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.
Do your shopping at Fifth Avenue and SoHo. Your inner history buff will appreciate 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island. There's much more to do: make a trip to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, go for a walk through Central Park, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City route planner.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to New York City by combination of car, flight, and bus takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in New York City, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough 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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