23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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23 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Riyadh
Fly:  20​h 15​min
1
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
+3
taxi + bus + Fly + bus:  12​h 45​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  12​h 15​min
5
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
+4
Drive + Fly + bus + foot + ferry:  10​h 45​min
6
Provincetown
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
7
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h
End: Riyadh

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then take a stroll through Pike Place Market, then admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum, and finally find something for the whole family at Seattle Great Wheel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, then kick back and relax at Alki Beach, then shop like a local with Glasshouse Studio, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Seattle itinerary planner.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Seattle is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Riyadh to Seattle is minus 11 hours. In August, Seattle is colder than Riyadh - with highs of 31°C and lows of 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

2
nights
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 9th (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Filbert Steps, get curious at Exploratorium, and then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Musee Mecanique, then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Twin Peaks.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco attractions planner.

Getting from Seattle to San Francisco by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Seattle in August: highs in San Francisco hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Panorama Trail and Tuolumne Meadows. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, trek along Nevada Falls Loop, stroll through Four Mile Trail, and take in the dramatic scenery at Chilnualna Falls.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park trip maker tool .

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in August, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are a bit warmer (32°C), and nights are slightly colder (7°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Rim Trail and Grand Canyon South Rim. On the 16th (Fri), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's still lots to do: hike along South Kaibab Trail, take in breathtaking views at Inner Canyon, and get great views at Powell Point.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker website .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Grand Canyon National Park, with lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Lower Geyser Basin and Grand Prismatic Spring. Spend the 20th (Tue) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. There's lots more to do: take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, admire the sheer force of Mystic Falls Trail, don't miss a visit to Artist Point, and explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park trip planner .

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 12.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus, flight, shuttle, and car. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 24°C and lows at 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Provincetown.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Artist Point ©
Artist Point
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park

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night
Provincetown

Provincetown ©
A small resort town with a year-round population of just 3,000, Provincetown draws nearly 60,000 annual visitors with its scenic beaches, art colonies, galleries, theaters, and shops.
On the 22nd (Thu), pause for some photo ops at Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum and then kick back and relax at Cape Cod National Seashore. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Nauset Beach, get engrossed in the history at Salt Pond Visitor Center, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Corn Hill Beach.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Provincetown trip builder app .

Do a combination of car, flight, and ferry from Yellowstone National Park to Provincetown in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Provincetown is 2 hours. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Provincetown: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Provincetown

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Nauset Beach, Cape Cod National Seashore, Corn Hill Beach, Salt Pond Visitor Center
Highlights from your plan
Cape Cod National Seashore ©
Cape Cod National Seashore
Nauset Beach ©
Nauset Beach
Corn Hill Beach ©
Corn Hill Beach

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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.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History will appeal to museum buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Times Square and 9/11 Memorial. And it doesn't end there: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, examine the collection at New York Public Library, don't miss a visit to Statue of Liberty National Monument, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City online visit planner .

Getting from Provincetown to New York City by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of ferry and train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Provincetown in August, with highs in New York City at 34°C and lows at 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

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