22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Entebbe
Fly + Drive:  33​h
1
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + taxi:  7​h 45​min
2
Glacier National Park
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + taxi:  10​h 15​min
5
Gatlinburg
— 3 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + bus:  5​h
6
New York City
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  27​h
End: Entebbe

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Mystic Falls Trail and Artist Point. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin, take in the dramatic scenery at Gibbon Falls, explore the activities along Yellowstone Lake, and explore the striking landscape of Lake Butte Overlook.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park visit planner .

Entebbe, Uganda to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 33-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 10 hours traveling from Entebbe to Yellowstone National Park. When traveling from Entebbe in July, plan for slightly colder days in Yellowstone National Park, with highs around 26°C, while nights are colder with lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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Artist Point ©
Artist Point
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

1
night
Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
On the 7th (Sun), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Virginia Falls, then take in the dramatic natural features at Grinnell Glacier, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Iceberg Lake Trail.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Glacier National Park online trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Glacier National Park by combination of car, flight, and taxi takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, with highs in Glacier National Park at 34°C and lows at 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Visiting Alcatraz Island and Muir Woods National Monument will get you outdoors. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Exploratorium and Ferry Building Marketplace. There's much more to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, get to know the fascinating history of Filbert Steps, and tee off at Lincoln Park.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco attractions planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Glacier National Park to San Francisco takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Glacier National Park in July, expect nights in San Francisco to be a bit warmer, around 16°C, while days are slightly colder, around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
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.
Get in touch with nature at Taft Point and Tuolumne Meadows. And it doesn't end there: trek along Panorama Trail, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, stroll through North Dome, and don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip maker website .

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. While traveling from San Francisco, expect a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

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

3
nights
Gatlinburg

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Attractions like River Rafting & Tubing and Grotto Falls Trail make great kid-friendly stops. Get outdoors at Roaring Fork and Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail. Change things up with a short trip to 5 Rivers Adventures in Hartford (about 42 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount LeConte, take in the dramatic natural features at Chimney Tops Trail, have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Pigeon Forge, and hike along Alum Cave Trail.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Gatlinburg online trip planner .

You can do a combination of car, flight, and taxi from Yosemite National Park to Gatlinburg in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Yosemite National Park to Gatlinburg due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, Gatlinburg is warmer at night with lows of 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Hartford, The Escape Game Pigeon Forge, Zipline
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial and then take in the pleasant sights at Central Park. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, then take a stroll through Times Square, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the New York City trip maker app .

Getting from Gatlinburg to New York City by combination of taxi, flight, and bus takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. July in New York City sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 26°C at night. On the 22nd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums 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 ©

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