24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

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24 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Dublin
Fly + Drive:  14​h 30​min
1
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
6
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Taxi:  11​h 15​min
8
Gatlinburg
— 1 night
+2
Taxi + Fly + Bus:  5​h
9
New York City
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Dublin

3
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Mount Washburn. There's much more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Yellowstone National Park, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Butte Overlook, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Artist Point.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park online tour itinerary planner .

Dublin, Ireland to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -7 hour difference. Traveling from Dublin in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Yellowstone National Park, with lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park

1
night
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 5th (Sun): shop like a local with Pike Place Market, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Alki Beach.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Seattle driving holiday planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, expect nights in Seattle to be much hotter, around 18°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Neighborhoods Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Alki Beach ©
Alki Beach

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Head to Ferry Building Marketplace and Union Squarefor some retail therapy. Your inner history buff will appreciate Alcatraz Island and City Lights Booksellers. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Francisco: St. Helena (Modus Operandi Cellars & Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards). There's lots more to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, wander the streets of SoMa, and take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Seattle to San Francisco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. While traveling from Seattle, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

St. Helena
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Glacier Point and Half Dome. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Tuolumne Meadows, trek along Panorama Trail, take in the dramatic natural features at Taft Point, and cruise along Tioga Pass.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park itinerary 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 July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 33°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Half Dome ©
Half Dome
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

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.
On the 12th (Sun), explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, then kick back and relax at Will Rogers State Beach, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Original Muscle Beach.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles route planner .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Los Angeles, with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Beaches Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Will Rogers State Beach ©
Will Rogers State Beach
Original Muscle Beach ©
Original Muscle Beach

2
nights
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 13th (Mon): get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, then make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, and then try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Tue): buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, then try to win big at New York New York Casino, and then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip itinerary builder website .

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect much warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 47°C to lows of 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
New York New York Casino ©
New York New York Casino

4
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 Grand Canyon South Rim and Bright Angel Trail. There's much more to do: stroll through Rim Trail, take some stellar pictures from Powell Point, cruise along East Rim Drive, and head outdoors with Bar 10 Ranch Activities.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park visit website .

Drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Las Vegas in July, expect Grand Canyon National Park to be cooler, temps between 34°C and 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

1
night
Gatlinburg

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): get interesting insight from Tours and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour. Keep things going the next day: stroll around Chimneys Picnic Area, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount LeConte, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company, and finally identify plant and animal life at Roaring Fork.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Gatlinburg trip itinerary tool .

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi from Grand Canyon National Park to Gatlinburg in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and taxi; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Gatlinburg. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Gatlinburg, with lows of 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Times Square, shop like a local with Fifth Avenue, make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument, and explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the New York City online itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus from Gatlinburg to New York City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. July in New York City sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Times Square ©
Times Square
Fifth Avenue ©
Fifth Avenue

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