25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

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Train to London Heathrow, Fly to Provincetown
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Provincetown
— 2 nights
Fly
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New York City
— 3 nights
Fly to Flagstaff, Bus to Maswik Lodge
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly
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Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly
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Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Fly to London Heathrow, Train to Cardiff

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Provincetown

— 2 nights

Birthplace of American Liberty

A small resort town with a year-round population of just 3,000, Provincetown draws nearly 60,000 annual visitors with its scenic beaches, art colonies, galleries, theaters, and shops.
On the 26th (Fri), kick back and relax at Long Point. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the exhibits of Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Cod National Seashore.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Provincetown attractions website.

Cardiff, UK to Provincetown is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Cardiff to Provincetown. Traveling from Cardiff in June, you will find days in Provincetown are somewhat warmer (26°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Provincetown

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

New York City

— 3 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Times Square. Get some historical perspective at 9/11 Memorial and St. Paul's Chapel. And it doesn't end there: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, wander the streets of Fifth Avenue, and learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City trip builder app.

You can fly from Provincetown to New York City in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry and train. Traveling from Provincetown in June, things will get a bit warmer in New York City: highs are around 31°C and lows about 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Grand Canyon National Park

— 3 nights
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 Bright Angel Trail and South Kaibab Trail. There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Grandview Point, add some entertainment to your itinerary with Hopi House, and hike along Rim Trail.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip planning tool.

Getting from New York City to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of flight and bus takes about 13 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from New York City in July, Grand Canyon National Park is colder at night with lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Yosemite National Park

— 3 nights
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Ansel Adams Gallery and Yosemite Museum Gallery. Get outdoors at Glacier Point and Tuolumne Meadows. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, identify plant and animal life at North Dome, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Wawona Meadow.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip planner.

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Yosemite National Park, with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

San Francisco

— 4 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
For shopping fun, head to Ferry Building Marketplace or Union Square. Do some cultural sightseeing at Alcatraz Island and SoMa. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge, contemplate the long history of City Lights Booksellers, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and stroll around Golden Gate Park.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco attractions planning site.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Seattle

— 2 nights

Emerald City

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 15th (Wed): see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Seattle Aquarium, then shop like a local with Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Pike Place Market, then get a taste of the local shopping with Pioneer Square, and then kick back and relax at Alki Beach.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Seattle trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Seattle takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in July, you will find days in Seattle are a bit warmer (30°C), and nights are about the same (18°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks

Yellowstone National Park

— 2 nights

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Get outdoors at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Hayden Valley. There's more to do: take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful and contemplate the waterfront views at Lehardy's Rapids.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park holiday maker.

Getting from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park is 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Seattle in July: highs in Yellowstone National Park hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.