26 days in United States Itinerary

26 days in United States Itinerary

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26 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + Drive:  23​h
1
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h 45​min
2
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  12​h 30​min
6
New York City
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Aurum Geyser and Fairy Falls. There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Elephant Back Mountain, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Grand Geyser, and take in the dramatic natural features at Beryl Spring.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park trip planner .

New Delhi, India to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 23-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -12 hour difference. Traveling from New Delhi in March, things will get colder in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 2°C and lows about -14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lower Geyser Basin ©
Lower Geyser Basin
Fairy Falls ©
Fairy Falls

3
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.
Visiting Elizabeth Lake, Yosemite National Park and Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias will get you outdoors. On the 14th (Thu), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, grab your bike and head to Yosemite Valley Biking, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Swinging Bridge Picnic Area Yosemite National Park CA, and stroll through North Dome.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park road trip website .

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 when traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Yosemite National Park is minus 1 hour. In March, Yosemite National Park is somewhat warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 13°C and lows of -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Elizabeth Lake ©
Elizabeth Lake
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Escape the urban bustle at Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks. Step out of San Francisco to go to Mill Valley and see Muir Woods National Monument, which is approximately 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, have fun and explore at Exploratorium, admire all the interesting features of Golden Gate Park, and buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip planner .

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in March, plan for somewhat warmer days in San Francisco, with highs around 21°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then try to win big at New York New York Casino, and then admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains. On the 21st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at The Mob Museum, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Strip.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. While traveling from San Francisco, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 27°C to lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

5
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.
Visiting Grand Canyon South Rim and South Kaibab Trail will get you outdoors. On the 24th (Sun), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's still lots to do: hike along Rim Trail, take some stellar pictures from Grandview Point, don't miss a visit to Grand Canyon Village, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Final Trail.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park tour builder site .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in March, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are little chillier (16°C), and nights are colder (-5°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to New York City.

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

5
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: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal, make a trip to Empire State Building, and enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our New York City trip maker site .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to New York City takes 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to New York City. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in New York City, ranging from highs of 11°C to lows of 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) 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
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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