22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 3 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 7 nights
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New York City
— 4 nights

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park ©

A Wondrous Diversity of Life

Great Smoky Mountains National Park contains some of the highest mountains east of the Mississippi River, but it's the ease of access that makes this national park the United States' most visited.
Visiting Roaring Fork and Chimney Tops Trail will get you outdoors. Family-friendly places like Chimneys Picnic Area and Spruce Flats Falls will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount LeConte, identify plant and animal life at Quiet Walkways, tour the pleasant surroundings at Upper Tremont Road in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, and hike along Fighting Creek Trail.

To find photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Great Smoky Mountains National Park driving holiday planner.

Augusta to Great Smoky Mountains National Park is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Augusta in June: high temperatures in Great Smoky Mountains National Park hover around 86°F and lows are around 66°F. On the 30th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Mount LeConte
4.9
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Wildlife Area
Roaring Fork
4.8

5
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Glacier Point and Sentinel Dome. Escape the urban bustle at Half Dome and Nevada Falls Loop. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Panorama Trail, get a dose of the wild on YExplore Yosemite Adventures - Day Tours, explore the striking landscape at Cloud's Rest, and admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park online driving holiday planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Yosemite National Park in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Great Smoky Mountains National Park in June, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be colder, around 43°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 79°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Taft Point
4.9
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Must see
Glacier Point
4.9
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Must see
Half Dome
4.9

2
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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge. On the 7th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Musee Mecanique and then get curious at Exploratorium.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip planner.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, plan for a bit cooler days in San Francisco, with highs around 73°F, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Nature
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Alcatraz Island
4.7
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Science Museum
Exploratorium
4.6

7
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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Get some historical perspective at S Rim Trail and Lone Star Geyser. Bring the kids along to Old Faithful and Midway Geyser Basin. And it doesn't end there: get impressive views of Monument Geyser Basin, look for all kinds of wild species at Natural Bridge Trail, take in the natural beauty of West Thumb Geyser Basin, and head outdoors with Morning Glory Pool.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train, bus, shuttle, and car. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Yellowstone National Park, with lows around 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Old Faithful
4.5

4
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New York City

New York City ©

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and 9/11 Memorial. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Statue of Liberty National Monument and St. Patrick's Cathedral. There's lots more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, get great views at Top of the Rock, and get some thrills out on the water with Sea the City Jet Ski Tours.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our New York City online trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to New York City in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and shuttle. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park to New York City, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect a bit warmer days and warmer nights in New York City, ranging from highs of 86°F to lows of 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Central Park
4.8
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Must see
9/11 Memorial
4.7

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