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 + Drive:  29​h
1
Glacier National Park
— 1 night
+2
taxi + Fly + Drive:  7​h 45​min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h 45​min
3
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 30​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + taxi:  11​h 15​min
6
Gatlinburg
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 30​min
7
Orlando
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
8
New York City
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Abu Dhabi

1
night
Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Iceberg Lake Trail, then take in the dramatic natural features at Grinnell Glacier, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Virginia Falls.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Glacier National Park trip itinerary maker .

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to Glacier National Park is an approximately 29-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 11 hours traveling from Abu Dhabi to Glacier National Park. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Abu Dhabi in August, with highs in Glacier National Park at 33°C and lows at 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Virginia Falls ©
Virginia Falls
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier

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.
Spend the 5th (Mon) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser, look for all kinds of wild species at Hayden Valley, and trek along Artist Point.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park visit planner .

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and car from Glacier National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, Yellowstone National Park is a bit cooler than Glacier National Park - with highs of 24°C and lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

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

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.
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 Glacier Point, make a trip to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias, trek along Lembert Dome, and get answers to all your questions at Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center.

Start your trip to Yosemite National Park by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Trails Nature
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, then steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, then wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, and finally step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Exploratorium and then don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Park.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco vacation planner.

Drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, expect nights in San Francisco to be somewhat warmer, around 17°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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 12th (Mon), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's still lots to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Powell Point, stroll through South Kaibab Trail, and trek along North Kaibab Trail.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park route planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Grand Canyon National Park takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from San Francisco in August, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be a bit cooler, around 11°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Gatlinburg.

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
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

2
nights
Gatlinburg

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Venture out of the city with trips to Hartford (5 Rivers Adventures & River Rafting & Tubing) and Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail (in Great Smoky Mountains National Park). There's much more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount LeConte, look for all kinds of wild species at Roaring Fork, stroll through Chimneys Picnic Area, and test your problem-solving skills at Gatlin's Escape Games.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Gatlinburg trip app .

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 August, expect Gatlinburg to be a bit warmer, temps between 36°C and 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Hartford
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Chimneys Picnic Area ©
Chimneys Picnic Area
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte

3
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.
Have a day of magic on the 19th (Mon) at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 20th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. There's more to do: find something for the whole family at Universal's Islands of Adventure.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Orlando trip planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Gatlinburg to Orlando takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Gatlinburg in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 28°C in Orlando. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to New York City.

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
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire all the interesting features of Central Park, examine the collection at New York Public Library, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, and take in the views from Brooklyn Bridge.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City visit website .

Getting from Orlando to New York City by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In August, New York City is a bit cooler than Orlando - with highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

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 ©

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