22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Gaya
Fly + Drive:  30​h
1
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
2
Grand Teton National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
6
Honolulu, Oahu
— 4 nights
Fly:  30​h
End: Gaya

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.
Family-friendly places like Central Park and Ellis Island will thrill your kids. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Times Square. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, and steep yourself in history at 9/11 Memorial.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the New York City trip builder site .

Gaya, India to New York City is an approximately 30-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -10 hour difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Gaya in August, with highs in New York City at 34°C and lows at 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

2
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Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©
The peaks of Grand Teton National Park aren't the highest in the world, but they sit atop what might be nature's archetypes for mountains.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): hike along Cascade Canyon Trail and then look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Teton. Here are some ideas for day two: take a memorable drive along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, then trek along Taggart Lake, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Blacktail Ponds Overlook.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Grand Teton National Park trip itinerary planning app .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Grand Teton National Park in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, shuttle, and car; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. When traveling from New York City in August, plan for a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Grand Teton National Park: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail
Taggart Lake ©
Taggart Lake

4
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Lamar Valley. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape of Yellowstone National Park, identify plant and animal life at Lehardy's Rapids, take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser, and hike along Artist Point.

Plan my day in Yellowstone National Park using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Drive from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in August, expect Yellowstone National Park to be a bit cooler, temps between 24°C and 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Seattle.

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
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium, take a stroll through Pike Place Market, then get a taste of the local shopping with Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, enjoy the sand and surf at Seahurst Beach Park, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Alki Beach.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Seattle online travel planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Seattle, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Seahurst Beach Park
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

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Attractions like Exploratorium and California Academy of Sciences make great kid-friendly stops. Head to Ferry Building Marketplace and Ferry Plaza Farmers Marketfor some retail therapy. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Alcatraz Island, get great views at Twin Peaks, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary builder website .

You can fly from Seattle to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. When traveling from Seattle in August, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping Childrens Museums Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

4
nights
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Waikiki Beach and Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve. Get a sense of the local culture at USS Arizona Memorial and Iolani Palace. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Honolulu: Haleiwa (Waimea Bay & Sunset Beach Park) and Kailua Beach Park (in Kailua). There's lots more to do: hike along Diamond Head State Monument, take in the dramatic scenery at Manoa Falls, and kick back and relax at Kapiolani Regional Park.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Honolulu travel route planner.

You can fly from San Francisco to Honolulu in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in August: high temperatures in Honolulu hover around 36°C and lows are around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Kailua Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial

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