25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

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New York City
— 3 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas
— 1 night
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles
— 1 night
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Honolulu, Oahu
— 2 nights
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Seattle
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New York City

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.
Head to Fifth Avenue and Chelsea Marketfor some retail therapy. There's still lots to do: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, take in the views from Brooklyn Bridge, hit all the best shops with Shopping Girlfriend NYC, and pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City route maker.

Berlin, Germany to New York City is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 6 hours. In September, daytime highs in New York City are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Shopping · Parks · Museums · Tours

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Yellowstone National Park

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 in touch with nature at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Old Faithful. There's lots more to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, explore the activities along Lehardy's Rapids, look for all kinds of wild species at Hayden Valley, and explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin.

For reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Yellowstone National Park takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Yellowstone National Park. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from New York City in September: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 18°C and lows are around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

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Las Vegas

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
On the 26th (Thu), browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian Resort, look for gifts at Barneys New York, then shop like a local with The Strip, and finally admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Fri): browse the different shops at The Forum Shops at Caesars, buy something for everyone on your list at Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood, and then take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Las Vegas by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 39°C and lows are around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks

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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.
Get in touch with nature at Grand Canyon South Rim and Bright Angel Trail. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Rim Trail, get great views at Powell Point, explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, and look for gifts at Canyon Village Marketplace.

To see where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park online road trip planner.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. Traveling from Las Vegas in September, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are slightly colder (28°C), and nights are colder (7°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

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Los Angeles

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
On the 1st (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica State Beach, then wander the streets of Abbot Kinney Boulevard, and then kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed): shop like a local with The Grove, hunt for treasures at Santa Monica Farmers Market, then stroll through Will Rogers State Beach, and finally stop by Amoeba Music.

For maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles trip planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around 32°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Shopping

Side Trip

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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Glacier Point and Panorama Trail. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Tuolumne Meadows, don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and get answers to all your questions at Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park holiday app.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Los Angeles in October: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 22°C, while lows dip to -2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

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San Francisco

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Step out of the city life by going to Alcatraz Island and Marshall’s Beach. Shop till you drop at Ferry Building Marketplace and Union Square. And it doesn't end there: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, enjoy the sand and surf at China Beach, hunt for treasures at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, and get great views at Twin Peaks.

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Drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Shopping · Outdoors · Beaches

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Honolulu, Oahu

Big Pineapple

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
On the 9th (Wed), take in the dramatic scenery at Manoa Falls and then enjoy the sand and surf at Waikiki Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Kailua Beach Park.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Honolulu trip app.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Honolulu takes 8 hours. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from San Francisco to Honolulu due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Honolulu: highs are around 36°C and lows about 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

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Seattle

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 11th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Space Needle, explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, look for gifts at Elliott Bay Book Company, then buy something for everyone on your list at Pacific Place, and finally browse the range of quality goods at Nordstrom Rack. On the 12th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through Pike Place Market, get a taste of the local shopping with Pioneer Square, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Alki Beach.

To find maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Seattle online trip maker.

Getting from Honolulu to Seattle by flight takes about 8 hours. Traveling from Honolulu to Seattle, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Honolulu in October, expect Seattle to be much colder, temps between 20°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks

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.