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
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h 45​min
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  9​h 15​min
5
Washington DC
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
6
New York City
— 4 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 (Fri): view the masterpieces at Glasshouse Studio, then take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum, and then wander the streets of Pike Place Market.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Seattle vacation planner.

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 and flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from London to Seattle due to the time zone difference. When traveling from London in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Seattle, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can 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

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Alcatraz Island and Fisherman's Wharf. Kids will enjoy Exploratorium and Fishing Charters & Tours. The adventure continues: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take a stroll through Chinatown, explore and take pictures at Twin Peaks, and get a taste of the local shopping with Union Square.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco day trip planner .

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 July, plan for a bit cooler days in San Francisco, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

4
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.
Visiting Cathedral Beach Picnic Area and Tuolumne Meadows will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, hike along Panorama Trail, admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls, and stroll through Lembert Dome.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary maker website .

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 33°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Lamar Valley and Grand Prismatic Spring. Next up on the itinerary: take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake, hike along Brink of the Lower Falls Trail, and explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary planner.

Do a combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park is 1 hour. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 26°C and lows at 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley

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.
On the 18th (Sat), admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and then get to know the fascinating history of Tomb of the Unknowns. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, then examine the collection at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, then learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and finally take an in-depth tour of National Portrait Gallery.

For maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Washington DC attractions 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. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Washington DC due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Washington DC: temperatures range from 37°C by day to 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
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.
Attractions like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Central Park make great kid-friendly stops. Popular historic sites such as 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island are in your itinerary. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Times Square, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, and examine the collection at New York Public Library.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the New York City itinerary planning tool .

Fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

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