22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Seattle
— 1 night
+2
Fly + bus + taxi:  10​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + taxi:  9​h 15​min
5
Gatlinburg
— 2 nights
+3
taxi + Fly + taxi + train:  4​h 30​min
6
Orlando
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
7
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: London


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 3rd (Tue): look for gifts at Elliott Bay Book Company and then get a taste of the local shopping with 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 admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seattle Aquarium, then don't miss a visit to Space Needle, and finally explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Seattle trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

London, UK to Seattle is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Seattle is minus 8 hours. In September, daytime highs in Seattle are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, hike along Lembert Dome, make a trip to Olmsted Point, and get all the information you need at Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip builder tool .

Do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi from Seattle to Yosemite National Park in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Seattle in September, plan for a bit cooler nights in Yosemite National Park, with lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Bring the kids along to Exploratorium and Japanese Tea Garden. Next up on the itinerary: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, kick back and relax at Marshall’s Beach, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco road trip site .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Yosemite National Park in September since evenings lows in San Francisco dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

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.
Bring the kids along to Hayden Valley and Gibbon Falls. Spend the 13th (Fri) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, explore and take pictures at Virginia Cascade Drive, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, and take some stellar pictures from Observation Point Trail.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, flight, and taxi; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from San Francisco, expect little chillier days and much colder nights in Yellowstone National Park, ranging from highs of 18°C to lows of 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Gatlinburg.

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
Gibbon Falls ©
Gibbon Falls

2
nights
Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg ©
Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Kids will enjoy Roaring Fork and Chimneys Picnic Area. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Quiet Walkways, sample the fine beverages at Sugarlands Distilling Company, don't miss a visit to Elkmont Ghost Town, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Metcalf Bottoms Picnic Area.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Gatlinburg tour planning site .

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Gatlinburg by combination of car, flight, and taxi takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, shuttle, flight, and taxi; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Gatlinburg. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, things will get much hotter in Gatlinburg: highs are around 33°C and lows about 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks Wildlife Trails

Side Trip

Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Highlights from your plan
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork
Chimneys Picnic Area ©
Chimneys Picnic Area
Quiet Walkways ©
Quiet Walkways

3
nights
Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Walt Disney World Resort and Universal's Islands of Adventure. Have a day of magic on the 18th (Wed) at Magic Kingdom Park.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Orlando trip planner.

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and train from Gatlinburg to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, taxi, and train; or drive. In September, Orlando is somewhat warmer than Gatlinburg - with highs of 37°C and lows of 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park

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.
Bring the kids along to Central Park and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Go for a jaunt from New York City to Bronx to see Bronx Zoo about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Empire State Building, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, and see the interesting displays at 9/11 Memorial.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City route planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Orlando to New York City takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Orlando in September, things will get a bit cooler in New York City: highs are around 31°C and lows about 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Bronx Zoo
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

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