22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Berlin
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + taxi:  7​h 30​min
3
Glacier National Park
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly + subway:  4​h
5
San Francisco
— 5 nights
subway + Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Berlin

3
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Visiting Bengtson's Pumpkin Farm and Lincoln Park Zoo will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, tour the pleasant surroundings at Milton Lee Olive Park, admire the local landmark of Buckingham Fountain, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Shedd Aquarium.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Chicago trip planner .

Berlin, Germany to Chicago is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Berlin to Chicago, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Chicago

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Museums

Side Trip

Bengtson's Pumpkin Farm
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Bengtson's Pumpkin Farm ©
Bengtson's Pumpkin Farm
Lincoln Park Zoo ©
Lincoln Park Zoo
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago

5
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Hayden Valley and Grand Teton. Spend the 12th (Wed) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, witness a stunning natural landmark at Sulphur Caldron, explore the striking landscape of Lake Butte Overlook, and admire all the interesting features of Artist Point.

For traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park visit planning app .

Do a combination of flight and car from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Chicago in September: highs in Yellowstone National Park hover around 18°C, while lows dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley

3
nights
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park and Swiftcurrent Lake. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Grinnell Glacier, explore the activities along Fishercap Lake, admire the sheer force of Virginia Falls, and admire all the interesting features of Going-to-the-Sun Road.

For traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Glacier National Park trip planning site .

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Glacier National Park by combination of car, flight, and taxi takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and flight. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September; daily highs in Glacier National Park reach 24°C and lows reach 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors
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Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail
Virginia Falls ©
Virginia Falls

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Alki Beach, then take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally make a trip to Space Needle. On the 21st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seattle Aquarium, take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, then pause for some photo ops at Fremont Troll, and finally take a stroll through Pike Place Market.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Seattle trip itinerary planning website .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Glacier National Park to Seattle in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Glacier National Park to Seattle, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Glacier National Park in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Seattle, with lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

#Parks, #Museums, #Beaches
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Hiram M. Chittenden Locks ©
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks
Alki Beach ©
Alki Beach
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass

5
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 Twin Peaks will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting San Francisco side-trips: Muir Woods National Monument (in Mill Valley) and Rockaway Beach (in Pacifica). There's lots more to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, play a few rounds at Lincoln Park, catch a ride on Cable Cars, and take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our San Francisco route planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and subway from Seattle to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trips

Muir Woods National Monument, Rockaway Beach
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks

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