24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

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24 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Belfast
Bus + Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Bus:  12​h 45​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Drive:  12​h 15​min
5
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  16​h
End: Belfast

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 5th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Amazon Spheres. On your second day here, examine the collection at The Museum of Flight and then get behind the scenes at Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour.

For photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Seattle trip planner.

Belfast, UK to Seattle is an approximately 14-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Belfast to Seattle. Traveling from Belfast in April, expect nights in Seattle to be about the same, around 9°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Theler Wetlands Belfair Nature Preserve, Brackett's Landing South, Boeing Future of Flight
Highlights from your plan
Brackett's Landing South ©
Brackett's Landing South
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

6
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get in touch with nature at Bodega Head and Big Basin Redwoods State Park. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Point Reyes Lighthouse and Dry Creek Vineyard. Explore San Francisco's surroundings by going to Sulphur Creek Nature Center (in Hayward), Drakes Estero (in Inverness) and Sonoma (Jacuzzi Family Vineyards & Sonoma Valley). There's much more to do: do a tasting at Francis Ford Coppola Winery, take in the exciting artwork at Patrick Amiot, and savor the flavors at Mumm Napa.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco travel planner.

You can fly from Seattle to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and subway; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Seattle in April: highs in San Francisco hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Wineries Parks Nature

Side Trips

Rutherford, Healdsburg, Sonoma, Sebastopol, Drakes Estero
Highlights from your plan
Bodega Head ©
Bodega Head
Sonoma Valley ©
Sonoma Valley
Pride Mountain Vineyards ©
Pride Mountain Vineyards

2
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.
On the 14th (Sun), trek along Panorama Trail, get advice or help at Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, and then hike along Lower Yosemite Fall Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the extensive heritage of Big Trees Lodge, National Historic Landmark.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip website .

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. When traveling from San Francisco in April, plan for slightly colder days and colder nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 17°C by day to -2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail
Lower Yosemite Fall Trail ©
Lower Yosemite Fall Trail
Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center ©

5
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.
Escape the urban bustle at East Rim Drive and Kolb Studio. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Toroweap Point and Grand Canyon Railway Depot. Step out of Grand Canyon National Park with an excursion to Mooney Falls in Supai--about 1h 05 min away. There's lots more to do: hike along Hermit Trail, get great views at Powell Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hermit Trail, and take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker site .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In April, daily temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Mooney Falls, Hermit Trail
Highlights from your plan
Kolb Studio ©
Kolb Studio
Hermit Trail ©
Hermit Trail
East Rim Drive ©
East Rim Drive

5
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Uncle Tom's Trail and S Rim Trail. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Old Faithful Visitor Education Center and Firehole Canyon Drive. On the 27th (Sat), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Washburn. The adventure continues: take a memorable drive along Grand Loop Road, appreciate the extensive heritage of Beaver Ponds Loop Trail, take in the natural beauty of West Thumb Geyser Basin, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Old Gardiner Road.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park holiday planner .

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, shuttle, and car. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April, plan for cooler days and a bit cooler nights in Yellowstone National Park: temperatures range from 6°C by day to -9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Loop Road ©
Grand Loop Road
Firehole Canyon Drive ©
Firehole Canyon Drive
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn

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