23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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Seattle
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Yellowstone National Park
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San Francisco
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Las Vegas
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Washington DC
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New York City
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Seattle

— 3 nights

Emerald City

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.
Visiting Alki Beach and Lower Big Quilcene Trail will get you outdoors. Museum-lovers will appreciate Chihuly Garden and Glass and The Museum of Flight. The adventure continues: get a taste of the local shopping with Pike Place Market, take in the exciting artwork at Glasshouse Studio, see the interesting displays at Museum of History & Industry, and wander the streets of Pioneer Square.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Seattle road trip planning site.

Ahmedabad, India to Seattle is an approximately 24.5-hour flight. Traveling from Ahmedabad to Seattle, you'll gain 13.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Ahmedabad in September: high temperatures in Seattle hover around 26°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can fly to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping · Museums · Neighborhoods · Outdoors

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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.
Get outdoors at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Old Faithful. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Natural Bridge Trail, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Washburn, trek along Observation Point Trail, and take in the dramatic scenery at Gibbon Falls.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park day trip website.

Fly from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Seattle in September, plan for a bit cooler days in Yellowstone National Park, with highs around 18°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

San Francisco

— 4 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Step out of the city life by going to Alcatraz Island and Marshall’s Beach. Museum-lovers will appreciate Exploratorium and SS Jeremiah O'Brien. Step out of San Francisco with an excursion to Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards in St. Helena--about 1h 25 min away. There's still lots to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, kick back and relax at China Beach, wander the streets of SoMa, and get great views at Twin Peaks.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read San Francisco holiday maker website.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car, bus, train, and subway. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, expect nights in San Francisco to be much warmer, around 17°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can fly to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

Las Vegas

— 3 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Take a break from the city and head to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Valley of Fire State Park. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Strip and The Mob Museum. The adventure continues: admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, try to win big at Casino At The Venetian, and have fun at Paris Las Vegas.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas travel route tool.

You can fly from San Francisco to Las Vegas in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in October: highs in Las Vegas hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Washington DC.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Washington DC

— 2 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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Washington National Cathedral and The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Get some cultural insight at National Air and Space Museum and National Gallery of Art. Step out of Washington DC with an excursion to National Museum of the Marine Corps in Triangle--about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, admire the masterpieces at National Portrait Gallery, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

For reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Washington DC vacation maker website.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Washington DC takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. In October, Washington DC is a bit cooler than Las Vegas - with highs of 25°C and lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Ellis Island will appeal to museum buffs. Get some historical perspective at 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral. There's lots more to do: walk around Central Park, get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and take in the pleasant sights at Times Square.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City itinerary planner.

You can fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In October, daytime highs in New York City are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · History Museums
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.