23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Seattle
— 1 night
2
San Francisco
— 2 nights
3
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
5
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
6
Provincetown
— 1 night
7
New York City
— 3 nights

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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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then shop like a local with Pike Place Market, then admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum, and finally get in on the family fun at Seattle Great Wheel. On the 8th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, then enjoy the sand and surf at Alki Beach, then shop like a local with Glasshouse Studio, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Seattle trip itinerary maker tool.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Seattle is an approximately 21-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Riyadh to Seattle is minus 11 hours. Traveling from Riyadh in August, things will get cooler in Seattle: highs are around 31°C and lows about 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Shopping · Outdoors
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

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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 9th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum, see the interesting displays at Exploratorium, and then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island. On the 10th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Musee Mecanique, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and finally take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco vacation planner.

Fly from Seattle to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Seattle in August, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are little chillier, around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel 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

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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.
Get outdoors at Glacier Point and Tuolumne Meadows. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Mariposa Grove and Sentinel Dome. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, take in the dramatic natural features at Lembert Dome, trek along Nevada Falls Loop, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Panorama Trail.

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You can do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in August, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be slightly colder, around 7°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 32°C. Cap off 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
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Grand Canyon South Rim and South Kaibab Trail. Family-friendly places like Rim Trail and Bright Angel Trail will thrill your kids. It doesn't end there: get great views at Powell Point and explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point.

Discover how to plan a Grand Canyon National Park trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Yosemite National Park in August since evenings lows in Grand Canyon National Park dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

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
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

3
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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Upper Geyser Basin. Attractions like Old Faithful and Grand Prismatic Spring make great kid-friendly stops. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin, hike along Mystic Falls Trail, take in breathtaking views at S Rim Trail, and ponder the design of Fountain Paint Pot.

For more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 24°C and lows reach 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Provincetown.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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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), appreciate the history behind Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum and then kick back and relax at Cape Cod National Seashore. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Nauset Beach, then get advice or help at Salt Pond Visitor Center, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Corn Hill Beach.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Provincetown visit planner.

Do a combination of flight and ferry from Yellowstone National Park to Provincetown in 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Provincetown. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Provincetown, with highs around 30°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Provincetown

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Salt Pond Visitor Center, Cape Cod National Seashore, Nauset Beach, Corn Hill Beach
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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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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Statue of Liberty National Monument. You'll explore and learn at 9/11 Memorial and American Museum of Natural History. There's much more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and take a stroll through Times Square.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read New York City online itinerary planner.

Fly from Provincetown to New York City in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry and train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Provincetown in August; daily highs in New York City reach 34°C and lows reach 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
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

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