24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

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24 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Da Lat
taxi + Fly:  19​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
+3
taxi + bus + Fly + bus:  12​h 15​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
5
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + taxi:  9​h 15​min
6
Gatlinburg
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 15​min
7
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
8
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly + taxi:  26​h
End: Da Lat

2
nights
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 20th (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of Filbert Steps and then shop like a local with Ferry Building Marketplace. On your second day here, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island, and then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

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

Da Lat, Vietnam to San Francisco is an approximately 20-hour combination of taxi and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of taxi, flight, and subway. The time zone difference when traveling from Da Lat to San Francisco is minus 15 hours. September in San Francisco sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, don't miss a visit to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Tuolumne Meadows.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. Plan for cooler nights when traveling from San Francisco in September since evenings lows in Yosemite National Park dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

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.
On the 27th (Thu), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Powell Point, and trek along Rim Trail.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip builder tool .

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 12.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park. September in Grand Canyon National Park sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

1
night
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): admire the majestic nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas.

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Traveling by combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 25°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck ©
Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck

2
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.
Spend the 1st (Mon) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. There's still lots to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, admire all the interesting features of Virginia Cascade Drive, get great views at Observation Point Trail, and explore the activities along Yellowstone Lake.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park holiday planner .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Las Vegas to Yellowstone National Park in 7 hours. Another option is to drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Yellowstone National Park is 1 hour. In September, Yellowstone National Park is much colder than Las Vegas - with highs of 18°C and lows of 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature Parks Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Yellowstone Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

2
nights
Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg ©
Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Gatlinburg is known for breweries, zoos & aquariums, fun & games, museums, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount LeConte, steep yourself in history at Walker Sisters' Cabin, trek along Charlies Bunion, and don't miss a visit to Elkmont Ghost Town.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Gatlinburg driving holiday planning tool .

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Gatlinburg by combination of car, flight, and taxi takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, shuttle, flight, and taxi; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 2 hours. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October; daily highs in Gatlinburg reach 27°C and lows reach 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Highlights from your plan
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork
Chimney Tops Trail ©
Chimney Tops Trail

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): get a sense of history and politics at White House, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and finally appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, then appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, then learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and finally explore the activities along Tidal Basin.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Washington DC trip planner .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Gatlinburg to Washington DC in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, bus, and subway; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

5
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Central Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock, admire the landmark architecture of Empire State Building, and admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the New York City travel route builder tool .

You can fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in October, and nighttime lows around 16°C. On the 12th (Fri), you're off tohome.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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