34 days in West Coast, United States & East Coast of USA Itinerary

34 days in West Coast, United States & East Coast of USA Itinerary

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34 days in West Coast, United States & East Coast of USA Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  19​h
1
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  13​h
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
5
Washington DC
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
New York City
— 6 nights
bus + Fly:  18​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

6
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 childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, tour the pleasant surroundings at Crissy Field, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco road trip site .

New Delhi, India to San Francisco is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -13 hour difference. When traveling from New Delhi in December, plan for slightly colder days in San Francisco, with highs around 17°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tuolumne Meadows, make a trip to Olmsted Point, and cruise along Tioga Pass.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park planning app .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from San Francisco in December: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 7°C, while lows dip to -11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

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

6
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 14th (Fri), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Hopi Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at Moran Point, and get outside with Shoshone Point.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park driving holiday site .

Traveling by combination of taxi, bus, and flight from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park takes 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park. December in Grand Canyon National Park sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of -11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Lipan Point ©
Lipan Point

4
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 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Bellagio Fountains, try your luck at The Venetian, shop like a local with The Strip, and see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas travel tool .

Do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 15°C to lows of 4°C. On the 22nd (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Washington DC.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

5
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 nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, appreciate the history behind Washington Monument, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and ponder the world of politics at The Pentagon.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip planner.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Washington DC in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Washington DC is 3 hours. In December, daytime highs in Washington DC are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

6
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, historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, and take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the New York City sightseeing planner.

Getting from Washington DC to New York City by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in December, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) 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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