22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Mexico City
Fly + Drive:  10​h
1
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  10​h 30​min
5
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + taxi:  7​h 30​min
6
Glacier National Park
— 1 night
+2
taxi + Fly + bus:  10​h 45​min
7
New York City
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  9​h
End: Mexico City

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 13th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Olmsted Point, then stroll through Tuolumne Meadows, then stroll through Panorama Trail, and finally explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip planning app .

Mexico City, Mexico to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Mexico City to Yosemite National Park is minus 2 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Mexico City in September since evenings lows in Yosemite National Park dip to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Taft Point ©
Taft Point

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Alcatraz Island and Exploratorium are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from the city and head to Twin Peaks and China Beach. There's still lots to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, enjoy the sand and surf at Marshall’s Beach, contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and wander the streets of Union Square.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco tour itinerary builder .

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in San Francisco, with lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

2
nights
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 19th (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum, then take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas, and finally enjoy some music at Bellagio Fountains. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at The Mob Museum, then shop like a local with The Strip, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip itinerary site .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. In September, Las Vegas is a bit warmer than San Francisco - with highs of 39°C and lows of 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

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

4
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 North Kaibab Trail and Grand Canyon South Rim. Spend the 23rd (Mon) exploring nature at Grand Canyon National Park. On the 22nd (Sun), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail, take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, and hike along Cape Final Trail.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park road trip tool .

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 moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Las Vegas in September, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are little chillier (28°C), and nights are much colder (7°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

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

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Yellowstone Lake. Spend the 27th (Fri) surrounded by wildlife at Grand Teton. Spend the 26th (Thu) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. The adventure continues: take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, trek along Artist Point, explore the striking landscape of Lake Butte Overlook, and look for all kinds of wild species at Gibbon Falls.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park day trip planning site .

Do a combination of bus, flight, and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, things will get slightly colder in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 18°C and lows about 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

1
night
Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park. On the next day, admire the sheer force of Virginia Falls, then explore the striking landscape at Grinnell Glacier, then get to know the fascinating history of Garden Wall, and finally trek along Iceberg Lake Trail.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Glacier National Park online itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of car, flight, and taxi from Yellowstone National Park to Glacier National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and flight. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, things will get a bit warmer in Glacier National Park: highs are around 24°C and lows about 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail
Virginia Falls ©
Virginia Falls

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Statue of Liberty National Monument. Your inner history buff will appreciate 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral. The adventure continues: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, choose your vessel at Narwhal Yacht Charters, take a stroll through Times Square, and contemplate the long history of Ellis Island.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the New York City holiday planning site .

Do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus from Glacier National Park to New York City in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi 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 Glacier National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in New York City, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

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