24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

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24 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Riyadh
Fly + Drive:  21 h 30 min
1
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5 h 45 min
2
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h
3
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  4 h 15 min
4
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h 30 min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
+3
Bus + Fly + Bus + Train:  12 h
6
Washington DC
— 1 night
+3
Fly + Bus + Foot + Ferry:  5 h 30 min
7
Provincetown
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 15 min
8
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  15 h
End: Riyadh

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.
Get in touch with nature at Hayden Valley and Artist Point. There's lots more to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, take some stellar pictures from Observation Point Trail, take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, and take in the dramatic scenery at Mystic Falls Trail.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park online tour planner .

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 21.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Arabia Standard Time (AST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -10 hour difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Riyadh in August; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 24°C and lows reach 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

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

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Alcatraz Island and Fisherman's Wharf. Twin Peaks and The Embarcadero will appeal to history buffs. Next up on the itinerary: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, examine the collection at de Young Museum, contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Anchor Brewing Company.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read San Francisco trip planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, shuttle, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, plan for warmer nights in San Francisco, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Tuolumne Meadows and Glacier Point. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, don't miss a visit to Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, examine the collection at Yosemite Museum Gallery, and take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park journey planning website .

Drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from San Francisco in August, plan for a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove

1
night
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of El Pueblo de Los Angeles, enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, then examine the collection at The Getty Center, and finally don't miss a visit to Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles vacation planning site .

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles by combination of car and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Plan for much hotter nights when traveling from Yosemite National Park in August since evenings lows in Los Angeles dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Historic Sites Beaches Museums
Highlights from your plan
El Pueblo de Los Angeles ©
El Pueblo de Los Angeles
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Rim Trail and South Kaibab Trail. On the 18th (Sun), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Powell Point, and add some entertainment to your itinerary with Hopi House.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planner .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, Grand Canyon National Park is a bit cooler at night with lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

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
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.
On the 20th (Tue), admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral. On your second day here, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, then learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, then see the interesting displays at The National Archives Museum, and finally explore the world behind art at National Portrait Gallery.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Washington DC trip planner .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and train from Grand Canyon National Park to Washington DC takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Washington DC, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Washington DC, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Provincetown.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

1
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.
Kick off your visit 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. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Corn Hill Beach, then get engrossed in the history at Salt Pond Visitor Center, and then kick back and relax at Nauset Beach.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Provincetown trip maker app .

Do a combination of flight and ferry from Washington DC to Provincetown in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Washington DC in August, with highs in Provincetown at 30°C and lows at 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Provincetown

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Salt Pond Visitor Center, Nauset Beach, Cape Cod National Seashore, 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

4
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.
Visit 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island for their historical value. Get a sense of the local culture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Times Square. There's still lots to do: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, explore the world behind art at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Trinity Church.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the New York City road trip site .

You can fly from Provincetown to New York City in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry and train. In August, New York City is a bit warmer than Provincetown - with highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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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