26 days in United States Itinerary

26 days in United States Itinerary

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26 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Coimbatore
Fly:  21​h
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
4
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
5
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 45​min
6
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
7
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
8
New York City
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  20​h 30​min
End: Coimbatore

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, don't miss a visit to Lombard Street, walk around Golden Gate Park, and contemplate the long history of Alcatraz Island.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco vacation builder tool .

Coimbatore, India to San Francisco is an approximately 21-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 13 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Coimbatore in September, with highs in San Francisco at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

3
nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disney California Adventure Park & Disneyland Park). There's still lots to do: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, examine the collection at The Getty Center, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, and take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles driving holiday planner .

Getting from San Francisco to Los Angeles by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in September, with highs in Los Angeles at 34°C and lows at 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

3
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.
When in Las Vegas, make a side trip to see Hoover Dam in Boulder City, approximately 50 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller, and see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum.

To find out how to plan a trip to Las Vegas, use our trip itinerary maker.

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. In October, daily temperatures in Las Vegas can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Pike Place Market. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, admire the natural beauty at Bellevue Botanical Garden, and then meet the residents at Seattle Aquarium.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Seattle online tour planner .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Seattle takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in October, things will get a bit cooler in Seattle: highs are around 20°C and lows about 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Bellevue Botanical Garden
Highlights from your plan
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks ©
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

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.
Step out of Yellowstone National Park to go to Grand Teton National Park and see Grand Teton, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lake Butte Overlook, take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, and take in the awesome beauty at Mount Washburn.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip planning website .

Getting from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park by combination of flight and car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park is 1 hour. Traveling from Seattle in October, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are a bit cooler (9°C), and nights are cooler (-4°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn

2
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, stroll around Milton Lee Olive Park, and get to know the fascinating history of Millennium Park.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Chicago tour itinerary planning website .

Do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Chicago in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Chicago. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October: highs in Chicago hover around 21°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Lincoln Park Zoo ©
Lincoln Park Zoo

3
nights
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Washington DC trip planning website .

Getting from Chicago to Washington DC by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Washington DC due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chicago in October, expect nights in Washington DC to be about the same, around 14°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal, and enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for New York City using our trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in October, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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