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:  11​h 15​min
1
New York City
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + taxi:  5​h
2
Gatlinburg
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h 15​min
3
Austin
— 1 day
Fly + bus:  9​h 30​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 30​min
5
San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
6
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h 45​min
7
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: London

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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire all the interesting features of Central Park, steep yourself in history at 9/11 Memorial, admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and take in the pleasant sights at The High Line.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the New York City journey maker tool .

London, UK to New York City is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from London to New York City. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from London in August; daily highs in New York City reach 34°C and lows reach 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Gatlinburg.

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 ©

3
nights
Gatlinburg

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Venture out of the city with trips to Hartford (5 Rivers Adventures & River Rafting & Tubing) and Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail (in Great Smoky Mountains National Park). There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte, test your problem-solving skills at Gatlin's Escape Games, identify plant and animal life at Roaring Fork, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Chimneys Picnic Area.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Gatlinburg trip planning site .

Do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi from New York City to Gatlinburg in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Austin.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Hartford
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Chimneys Picnic Area ©
Chimneys Picnic Area
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte

1
day
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
On the 8th (Sat), have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Austin, then take in the natural beauty of Barton Springs Pool, and then stroll through Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Austin online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Gatlinburg to Austin takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and car; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Gatlinburg in August, with highs in Austin at 43°C and lows at 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Austin ©
The Escape Game Austin
Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail ©
Barton Springs Pool ©
Barton Springs Pool

2
nights
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 9th (Sun), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, don't miss a visit to Powell Point, hike along South Kaibab Trail, and stroll through North Kaibab Trail.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park road trip planning app .

Getting from Austin to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of flight and bus takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Austin in August, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be colder, around 11°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and finally explore and take pictures at Alcatraz Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get curious at Exploratorium and then don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Park.

For more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to San Francisco takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, expect nights in San Francisco to be somewhat warmer, around 17°C, while days are slightly colder, around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, make a trip to Olmsted Point, trek along Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, and admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park travel tool .

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. When traveling from San Francisco in August, plan for a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
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.
Spend the 19th (Wed) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. There's still lots to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, look for all kinds of wild species at Lehardy's Rapids, witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser, and stroll through Artist Point.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park by combination of car and flight takes about 10 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and car. Traveling from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, Yellowstone National Park is a bit cooler than Yosemite National Park - with highs of 24°C and lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

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