23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Washington DC
— 4 nights
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Philadelphia
— 4 nights
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New York City
— 3 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Golden Gate Bridge and SS Jeremiah O'Brien. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Bodega Dunes and Goat Rock Beach. Step out of San Francisco with an excursion to Castello di Amorosa in Calistoga--about 1h 30 min away. The adventure continues: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, examine the collection at Cable Car Museum, take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, and stop by SoMa.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your San Francisco trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Sydney to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in June, you will find days in San Francisco are a bit warmer (25°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in San Francisco

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

4
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Washington DC

Washington DC ©
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Visit Betterton Beach and Ferry Park for some beach relaxation. Explore Washington DC's surroundings by going to Historical Society of Kent County (in Chestertown) and Gettysburg (Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, Gettysburg National Cemetery, &more). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Arlington National Cemetery, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, pause for some photo ops at Jefferson Memorial, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art.

For maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Washington DC trip builder tool.

Getting from San Francisco to Washington DC by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of subway and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from San Francisco to Washington DC. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in June; daily highs in Washington DC reach 35°C and lows reach 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Washington DC

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Highlights from your plan
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery

4
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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Explore hidden gems such as Cape May Lighthouse and Wildwood Beach. We've included these beaches for you: Cape May City Beaches and Stone Harbor Point. Get out of town with these interesting Philadelphia side-trips: Original Old Time Photo (in Wildwood), Higbee Beach (in North Cape May) and Ventnor City Beach (in Ventnor City). There's more to do: contemplate the long history of Independence Hall and learn about winemaking at Turdo Vineyards & Winery.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Philadelphia trip itinerary builder site.

You can take a train from Washington DC to Philadelphia in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Philadelphia are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Cape May Lighthouse ©
Cape May Lighthouse
Cape May City Beaches ©
Cape May City Beaches
Wildwood Beach ©
Wildwood Beach

3
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New York City

New York City ©

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.
Appreciate the collections at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and 9/11 Memorial. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St. Patrick's Cathedral and St. Paul's Chapel. There's lots more to do: go for a walk through Central Park, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, stop by Times Square, and examine the collection at New York Public Library.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our New York City trip itinerary maker site.

You can take a train from Philadelphia to New York City in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in New York City, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral

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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Glacier Point and Yosemite Falls. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Yosemite National Park: Mono Basin Historical Society (in Lee Vining), June Lake Brewing (in June Lake) and Bodie State Historic Park (in Bridgeport). Spend the 8th (Mon) exploring nature at Bridalveil Fall. There's lots more to do: take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View, get all the information you need at Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, and hike along Panorama Trail.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park travel planning site.

Traveling by bus from New York City to Yosemite National Park takes 78 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to Yosemite National Park. Expect much colder evenings in Yosemite National Park when traveling from New York City in July, with lows around 9°C. You'll set off for home on the 11th (Thu).

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View
Mono Basin Historical Society ©
Mono Basin Historical Society
June Lake Brewing ©
June Lake Brewing

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