23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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Fly to Flagstaff, Bus to Grand Canyon National Park
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly
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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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Grand Teton National Park
— 2 nights
Fly
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New York City
— 4 nights
Fly
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Washington DC
— 3 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park — 3 nights

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 2nd (Fri), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, take a memorable drive along East Rim Drive, take some stellar pictures from Mather Point, and hike along South Kaibab Trail.

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

Knoxville to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. Plan for much colder nights when traveling from Knoxville in June since evenings lows in Grand Canyon National Park dip to 42°F. On the 4th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.
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Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Yosemite National Park — 4 nights

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, sightseeing, and trails. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, take some stellar pictures from Half Dome, and stroll through North Dome.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be about the same, around 43°F, while days are little chillier, around 79°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.
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Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

San Francisco — 2 nights

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 9th (Fri): see the interesting displays at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and finally go for a walk through Lombard Street. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sat): walk around Golden Gate Park, then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip itinerary builder app.

Drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, you will find days in San Francisco are little chillier (71°F), and nights are a bit warmer (55°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to fly to Yellowstone National Park.
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Yellowstone National Park — 4 nights

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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, contemplate the waterfront views at Morning Glory Pool, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Washburn.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway, train, bus, and car. Traveling from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from San Francisco in June, plan for little chillier days in Yellowstone National Park, with highs around 66°F, while nights are cooler with lows around 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Grand Teton National Park.
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Nature · Parks · Wildlife

Grand Teton National Park — 2 nights

Mountains of the Imagination

The peaks of Grand Teton National Park aren't the highest in the world, but they sit atop what might be nature's archetypes for mountains.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Teton. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along Jenny Lake Trail and then don't miss a visit to Schwabacher Landing.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Grand Teton National Park trip builder app.

Drive from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 1.5 hours. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Grand Teton National Park: temperatures range from 72°F by day to 39°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to fly to New York City.
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Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Trails

New York City — 4 nights

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.
New York City is known for sightseeing, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, wander the streets of Times Square, admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal, and don't miss a visit to Empire State Building.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read New York City travel route builder site.

Traveling by flight from Grand Teton National Park to New York City takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Teton National Park to New York City is 2 hours. When traveling from Grand Teton National Park in June, plan for a bit warmer days in New York City, with highs around 80°F, while nights are warmer with lows around 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Washington DC.
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Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Washington DC — 3 nights

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.
Washington DC is known for sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Washington DC driving holiday planner.

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. When traveling from New York City in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Washington DC, with highs around 86°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to fly back home.
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Museums · Historic Sites

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.
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