31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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31 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Riyadh
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
New York City
— 5 nights
Bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  11​h
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Bus:  14​h 15​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Bus:  13​h
5
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
6
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  20​h
End: Riyadh

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.
Take a break from New York City with a short trip to Bronx Zoo in Bronx, about 42 minutes away. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Central Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock Observation Deck, take an in-depth tour of Ellis Island, and get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the New York City trip maker site .

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to New York City is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Riyadh to New York City is minus 8 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Riyadh in June; daily highs in New York City reach 31°C and lows reach 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time for travel to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Bronx Zoo
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

5
nights
Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Great Smoky Mountains National Park contains some of the highest mountains east of the Mississippi River, but it's the ease of access that makes this national park the United States' most visited.
Change things up with a short trip to River Rafting & Tubing in Hartford (about 50 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte, sample the fine beverages at Sugarlands Distilling Company, tour the pleasant surroundings at Alum Cave Trail, and take in the dramatic natural features at Chimney Tops.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park trip planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to Great Smoky Mountains National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City in June, expect nights in Great Smoky Mountains National Park to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 36°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Sugarlands Distilling Company, River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Chimneys Picnic Area ©
Chimneys Picnic Area
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte

6
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 with an excursion to Grand Teton in Grand Teton National Park--about 1h 25 min away. On the 30th (Sat), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Washburn. There's still lots to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Mammoth Hot Springs, trek along Artist Point, and explore the activities along Yellowstone Lake.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip builder .

You can do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Yellowstone National Park, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, Yellowstone National Park is colder than Great Smoky Mountains National Park - with highs of 22°C and lows of 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

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
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

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.
On the 6th (Fri), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Powell Point, hike along North Kaibab Trail, and tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park travel route planner.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 14.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July; daily highs in Grand Canyon National Park reach 33°C and lows reach 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

5
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, scenic drive, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, hike along May Lake Trailhead, and stroll through Tuolumne Meadows.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park holiday planner.

Do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Expect slightly colder evenings in Yosemite National Park when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, with lows around 8°C. On the 14th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail

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: contemplate the long history of Alcatraz Island, stroll through Golden Gate Park, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, and take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco holiday builder app .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, expect nights in San Francisco to be somewhat warmer, around 16°C, while days are slightly colder, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

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