23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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23 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  19​h 15​min
1
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 30​min
4
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h 45​min
6
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 30​min
7
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
8
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Dubai

2
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Third Street Promenade, then take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, then wander the streets of Abbot Kinney Boulevard, and finally stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk. On your second day here, get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, explore the world behind art at Hammer Museum, then see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Craft & Folk Art Museum.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles route planning tool .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Los Angeles is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -12 hour difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Dubai in October; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 32°C and lows reach 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Abbot Kinney Boulevard ©
Abbot Kinney Boulevard
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

2
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
On the 28th (Mon), see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and then admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Mead National Recreation Area and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas road trip planner.

Fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. October in Las Vegas sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

3
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.
Get some cultural insight at Kolb Studio and Yavapai Geology Museum. Get outdoors at Rim Trail and Grand Canyon South Rim. There's much more to do: stroll through South Kaibab Trail, get great views at Mather Point, add some entertainment to your itinerary with Hopi House, and admire the striking features of Lookout Studio.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park tour planner .

Drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough 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
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, then examine the collection at Cable Car Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Ferry Building Marketplace. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of Union Square, examine the collection at Exploratorium, and then explore the galleries of SS Jeremiah O'Brien.

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

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to San Francisco by combination of bus and flight takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: 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. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in November: highs in San Francisco hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Childrens Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): get great views at Tunnel View and then stroll around Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, then don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, and then explore the striking landscape at El Capitan.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park visit site .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 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 slightly colder days and cooler nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 14°C to lows of -8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough 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
El Capitan ©
El Capitan

2
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 Hayden Valley and Yellowstone National Park. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take some stellar pictures from Lookout Point, identify plant and animal life at Lehardy's Rapids, and look for gifts at Fishing Bridge General Store.

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Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can 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. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in November: highs in Yellowstone National Park hover around 0°C, while lows dip to -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Seattle.

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
Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park

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.
For shopping fun, head to Chihuly Garden and Glass or Pike Place Market. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Museum of Flight and Pioneer Square. Step out of Seattle with an excursion to Murhut Falls in Olympic National Park--about 1h 25 min away. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Alki Beach, contemplate the waterfront views at Green Lake Park, take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Seattle journey planning app .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in November, plan for a bit warmer days in Seattle, with highs around 13°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Shopping Nature

Side Trip

Murhut Falls
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

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.
Escape the urban bustle at East River Waterfront Esplanade and Speed Boats Tours. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like 9/11 Memorial and Hamilton Grange National Memorial. Step out of New York City to go to Bronx and see Bronx Zoo, which is approximately 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, go for a walk through Central Park, and admire the striking features of Empire State Building.

To see traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read New York City itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Seattle to New York City by combination of flight and bus takes about 9 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Seattle to New York City, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In November in New York City, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bronx Zoo
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Times Square ©
Times Square

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