25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

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25 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly + bus:  10​h 45​min
1
New York City
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + taxi:  5​h
2
Gatlinburg
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Orlando
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  11​h 45​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 30​min
5
San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
6
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h 45​min
7
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Zurich

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Central Park and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The adventure continues: take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, stroll through World Trade Center's Liberty Park, and examine the collection at New York Public Library.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our New York City holiday maker site .

Zurich, Switzerland to New York City is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Zurich to New York City due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Zurich in July, with highs in New York City at 35°C and lows at 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Gatlinburg.

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 ©

3
nights
Gatlinburg

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Kids will enjoy River Rafting & Tubing and Roaring Fork. Change things up with these side-trips from Gatlinburg: 5 Rivers Adventures (in Hartford) and Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail (in Great Smoky Mountains National Park). And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Game Pigeon Forge, and get in on the family fun at 7D Dark Ride Adventure.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Gatlinburg trip itinerary website .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from New York City to Gatlinburg takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Hartford, The Escape Game Pigeon Forge
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Walt Disney World Resort and Universal's Islands of Adventure. Pack the 19th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Orlando driving holiday planning app .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Gatlinburg to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Gatlinburg in July since evenings lows in Orlando dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

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

3
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 20th (Sat), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, trek along North Kaibab Trail, take some stellar pictures from Powell Point, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park road trip planner .

Getting from Orlando to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of flight and bus takes about 12 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Orlando to Grand Canyon National Park is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Orlando in July, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to San Francisco.

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
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 24th (Wed), examine the collection at de Young Museum, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, then take in the pleasant sights at Fisherman's Wharf, and finally step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island. Here are some ideas for day two: engage your brain at Exploratorium and then admire all the interesting features of Golden Gate Park.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read San Francisco trip planner .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to San Francisco by combination of bus and flight takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: 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. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 16°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

4
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, parks, scenic drive, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, stroll through Four Mile Trail, hike along Tuolumne Meadows, and admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Yosemite National Park holiday 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. Traveling from San Francisco in July, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be little chillier, around 9°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 33°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

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.
Spend the 31st (Wed) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, trek along Artist Point, take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, and look for all kinds of wild species at Hayden Valley.

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

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park is 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 26°C and lows at 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

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

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