24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

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24 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Ljubljana
Fly:  26​h
1
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
San Francisco
— 8 nights
Fly:  6​h
3
Chicago
— 6 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
4
New York City
— 6 nights
bus + Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Ljubljana

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias. On the 20th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Nature Center at Happy Isles, don't miss a visit to Valley View, and then take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary builder app .

Ljubljana, Slovenia to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 26-hour flight. Traveling from Ljubljana to Yosemite National Park, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Ljubljana in April, plan for a bit cooler nights in Yosemite National Park, with lows around -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
El Capitan ©
El Capitan
Nature Center at Happy Isles ©
Nature Center at Happy Isles
Valley View ©
Valley View

8
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Museum-lovers will get to explore California State Railroad Museum and Exploratorium. We've included these beaches for you: Bodega Head and Bean Hollow State Beach. Get out of town with these interesting San Francisco side-trips: Old Sacramento (in Sacramento), Armstrong Redwood State Reserve (in Guerneville) and Calistoga (Sharpsteen Museum & Castello di Amorosa). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Alcatraz Island, examine the collection at Cable Car Museum, take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, and get curious at California Academy of Sciences.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in April, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Sacramento, Calistoga, Bodega Head, Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve, Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
Highlights from your plan
California State Railroad Museum ©
California State Railroad Museum
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve ©
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

6
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Grand Mere State Park and Jasper-Pulaski Fish and Wildlife Area. Get in touch with nature at Silver Beach County Park and Starved Rock State Park. Venture out of the city with trips to St. Julian Winery-Union Pier (in Union Pier) and STATELINE BLUEBERRIES (in Michigan City). The adventure continues: take a stroll through The Magnificent Mile, admire the landmark architecture of Marquette Building, don't miss a visit to Millennium Park, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lincoln Park Zoo.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Chicago trip planner .

Fly from San Francisco to Chicago in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco to Chicago, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in April, things will get a bit cooler in Chicago: highs are around 18°C and lows about 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sat) to allow time for travel to New York City.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Silver Beach County Park, Starved Rock State Park, St. Julian Winery-Union Pier, Stateline Blueberries, Grand Mere State Park
Highlights from your plan
The Magnificent Mile ©
The Magnificent Mile
Starved Rock State Park ©
Starved Rock State Park
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago

6
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.
Do your shopping at Callie's Candy Kitchen and Amazing Olive. Do some cultural sightseeing at 9/11 Memorial and Times Square. Change things up with these side-trips from New York City: Worthington State Forest (in Columbia), Upper Delaware River (in Narrowsburg) and Nazareth (Franklin Hill Vineyards & Jacobsburg State Park). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Bayard Cutting Arboretum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, hunt for treasures at Chelsea Market, and experience rural life at Ort Farms.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the New York City day trip planning site .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Chicago to New York City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to New York City. In May, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Nazareth, Amazing Olive, Callie's Candy Kitchen, Upper Delaware River, Worthington State Forest
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Times Square ©
Times Square
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral

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