23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

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.
You'll explore and learn at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and New York Public Library. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Central Park and Times Square. There's much more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, see the interesting displays at 9/11 Memorial, admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and race across the water with a speed boat tour.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read New York City trip planning site.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to New York City is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Riyadh to New York City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Riyadh in August, expect New York City to be much colder, temps between 34°C and 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

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
Central Park ©
Central Park
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

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.
Family-friendly places like Grand Canyon South Rim and South Kaibab Trail will thrill your kids. Get in touch with nature at Rim Trail and Inner Canyon. On the 11th (Sun), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's more to do: take some stellar pictures from Powell Point and take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park road trip planning website.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from New York City to Grand Canyon National Park in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from New York City in August, Grand Canyon National Park is much colder at night with lows of 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Yosemite 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
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

3
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.
Get in touch with nature at Glacier Point and Vernal Fall. Bring the kids along to Mariposa Grove and Lembert Dome. There's much more to do: trek along Tuolumne Meadows, stroll through Four Mile Trail, take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, and take in the dramatic scenery at Chilnualna Falls.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, expect slightly colder with lows of 7°C in Yosemite National Park. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

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

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 17th (Sat): browse the eclectic array of goods at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, then make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and finally head off the coast to Alcatraz Island. Keep things going the next day: get great views at Twin Peaks, engage your brain at Exploratorium, and then steep yourself in history at City Lights Booksellers.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, expect nights in San Francisco to be somewhat warmer, around 17°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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.
On the 19th (Mon), see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, observe the fascinating underwater world at Seattle Aquarium, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle. On the next day, wander the streets of Pioneer Square, then kick back and relax at Alki Beach, and then wander the streets of Pike Place Market.

For more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Seattle journey planner.

Fly from San Francisco to Seattle in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Seattle: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Museums
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

1
night
Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Grinnell Glacier, then take some stellar pictures from Jackson Glacier Overlook, and then walk around Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park. On the next day, hike along Iceberg Lake Trail, take a memorable drive along Going-to-the-Sun Road, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Virginia Falls.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Glacier National Park online holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Glacier National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Seattle to Glacier National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Seattle in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Glacier National Park, with lows of 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park ©
Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail

4
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Old Faithful. Visiting Grand Prismatic Spring and Hayden Valley will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Lower Geyser Basin, witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin, stroll through S Rim Trail, and look for all kinds of wild species at Firehole Canyon Drive.

To see photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Glacier National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Glacier National Park in August; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 24°C and lows reach 3°C. On the 27th (Tue), you're off to home.

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
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

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