24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

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24 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Abu Dhabi
Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
2
Orlando
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h 30​min
3
Gatlinburg
— 2 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + bus:  11​h 15​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 30​min
5
San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
6
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h 45​min
7
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 30​min
8
Seattle
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + train + bus:  19​h 30​min
End: Abu Dhabi

3
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.
Bring the kids along to Central Park and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The adventure continues: enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, take in the pleasant sights at Times Square, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, and steep yourself in history at 9/11 Memorial.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City online itinerary planner .

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to New York City is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Abu Dhabi to New York City. When traveling from Abu Dhabi in August, plan for much colder days in New York City, with highs around 34°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

2
nights
Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Attractions like Walt Disney World Resort and Universal's Islands of Adventure make great kid-friendly stops. Pack the 8th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Orlando day trip planner.

Fly from New York City to Orlando in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. When traveling from New York City in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Orlando: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort

2
nights
Gatlinburg

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
On the 9th (Fri), brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company, contemplate the waterfront views at 5 Rivers Adventures, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Game Pigeon Forge, then stroll through Chimneys Picnic Area, then find something for the whole family at 7D Dark Ride Adventure, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Roaring Fork.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Gatlinburg travel planner.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Orlando to Gatlinburg in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Orlando in August: high temperatures in Gatlinburg hover around 36°C and lows are around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Adventure Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Hartford, The Escape Game Pigeon Forge
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
5 Rivers Adventures ©
5 Rivers Adventures
Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company

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 13th (Tue), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: trek along Rim Trail, get great views at Lipan Point, take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, and make a trip to Powell Point.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park route site .

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus from Gatlinburg to Grand Canyon National Park in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and shuttle; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Gatlinburg to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Gatlinburg in August, expect Grand Canyon National Park to be a bit cooler, temps between 31°C and 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Lipan Point ©
Lipan Point
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Powell Point ©
Powell Point

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 14th (Wed), snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, then examine the collection at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and finally step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island. Here are some ideas for day two: get curious at Exploratorium and then wander the streets of SoMa.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read San Francisco trip planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to San Francisco in 8.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
SoMa ©
SoMa

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, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Taft Point, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, don't miss a visit to Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, and take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park trip planner .

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Other options are to 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 little chillier nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass
Four Mile Trail ©
Four Mile Trail

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.
Family-friendly places like Hayden Valley and Lehardy's Rapids will thrill your kids. Spend the 20th (Tue) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, tour the pleasant surroundings at Artist Point, and take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park trip planner .

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park by combination of car and flight takes about 10 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and car. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 24°C and lows at 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seattle Aquarium, then enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally wander the streets of Pike Place Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri): take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, then stroll through Woodland Park Zoo, and then examine the collection at The Museum of Flight.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Seattle road trip planner.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle by combination of car and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Seattle, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Seattle Aquarium ©
Seattle Aquarium
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

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