22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Istanbul
Fly:  18​h
1
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h
5
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  9​h 15​min
6
Washington DC
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
7
New York City
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
8
Eastham
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Istanbul

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.
To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Seattle trip itinerary builder .

Istanbul, Turkey to Seattle is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Istanbul to Seattle is minus 11 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Istanbul in August, with highs in Seattle at 31°C and lows at 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

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

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Golden Gate Bridge and SS Jeremiah O'Brien. Do some cultural sightseeing at Alcatraz Island and SoMa. There's still lots to do: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, appreciate the extensive heritage of Filbert Steps, take in the awesome beauty at Twin Peaks, and take a stroll through The Embarcadero.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read San Francisco holiday planning tool .

Fly from Seattle to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. When traveling from Seattle in August, plan for little chillier days in San Francisco, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, then take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, then take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, and finally explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park journey builder .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in August: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area ©
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

2
nights
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 25th (Sun), appreciate the extensive heritage of El Pueblo de Los Angeles, then enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, then examine the collection at The Getty Center, and finally make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame. On the next day, engage your brain at California Science Center, then get a new perspective on nature at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Will Rogers State Beach.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip planner.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles by combination of car and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Plan for much hotter nights when traveling from Yosemite National Park in August since evenings lows in Los Angeles dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum ©
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum
California Science Center ©
California Science Center

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.
Go for a jaunt from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park to see Grand Teton about 1h 25 min away. On the 29th (Thu), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Washburn. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Hayden Valley.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park sightseeing site .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Los Angeles to Yellowstone National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and car; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Los Angeles to Yellowstone National Park. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Los Angeles in August: highs in Yellowstone National Park hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

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

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and then examine the collection at The National Archives Museum. On the 31st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Washington National Cathedral, then get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, then learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and finally admire the masterpieces at National Portrait Gallery.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC sightseeing planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Washington DC takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, shuttle, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Washington DC, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, you will find days in Washington DC are a bit warmer (36°C), and nights are warmer (25°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to travel to New York City.

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

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History. Do some cultural sightseeing at Times Square and The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). There's lots more to do: pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, steep yourself in history at Ellis Island, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Paul's Chapel, and take in the pleasant sights at Central Park.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our New York City trip builder site .

You can fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can drive to Eastham.

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
American Museum of Natural History ©

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nights
Eastham

Eastham ©
Eastham is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, Barnstable County being coextensive with Cape Cod. Your inner history buff will appreciate Edward Gorey House and First Encounter Beach. Let the collections at Heritage Museums & Gardens and Salt Pond Visitor Center capture your imagination. Step out of Eastham with an excursion to Corn Hill Beach in Truro--about 30 minutes away. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Cape Cod National Seashore, tour the pleasant surroundings at Coast Guard Beach, and take an in-depth tour of Chatham Marconi Maritime Center.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Eastham vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from New York City to Eastham by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from New York City in September, with highs in Eastham at 26°C and lows at 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Eastham

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Corn Hill Beach, Edward Gorey House, Marconi Beach, Chatham Marconi Maritime Center, Heritage Museums & Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Cape Cod National Seashore ©
Cape Cod National Seashore
Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Chatham Marconi Maritime Center ©
Chatham Marconi Maritime Center

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