38 days in United States Itinerary

38 days in United States Itinerary

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38 days in United States Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
1
San Francisco
— 14 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  9​h
3
New York City
— 2 nights
foot + Fly:  9​h
4
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
5
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  10​h
7
Mountain View
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
8
Redwood National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  12​h 30​min
9
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: San Francisco

14
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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Crocker Art Museum and California State Capitol Museum will appeal to museum buffs. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Wine Tours & Tastings and Armstrong Redwood State Reserve. Explore San Francisco's surroundings by going to Sebastopol (Lynmar Estate Winery & Patrick Amiot), Francis Ford Coppola Winery (in Geyserville) and Muir Woods National Monument (in Mill Valley). Spend the 19th (Thu) exploring nature at Presidio of San Francisco. There's still lots to do: immerse yourself in nature at Marin Headlands, identify plant and animal life at Safari West, explore the world behind art at Legion of Honor, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco road trip planning tool .

If you are flying in from Poland, the closest major airports are San Francisco International Airport, Metropolitan Oakland International Airport and Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport. In September, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Sacramento, Napa, Sebastopol, Wine Tours & Tastings, Marin Headlands
Highlights from your plan
Francis Ford Coppola Winery ©
Francis Ford Coppola Winery
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve ©
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
Presidio of San Francisco ©
Presidio of San Francisco

1
night
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.
On the 27th (Fri), take in the dramatic scenery at Upper Falls of the Yellowstone River, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Uncle Tom's Trail, and then contemplate the geological forces at Mud Volcano. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser, explore the striking landscape at Biscuit Basin, then contemplate the waterfront views at Firehole River, and finally explore the striking landscape at Gibbon Falls.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park trip builder site .

Getting from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park by combination of flight and car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, shuttle, and car; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from San Francisco in September: highs in Yellowstone National Park hover around 18°C, while lows dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Upper Falls of the Yellowstone River ©
Gibbon Falls ©
Gibbon Falls
Uncle Tom's Trail ©
Uncle Tom's Trail

2
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.
On the 29th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Paul's Chapel, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, go for a charming ride with a horse-drawn carriage tour, then see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, and finally hunt for treasures at Chelsea Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore and take pictures at Madison Square Garden, wander the streets of Greenwich Village, then take a stroll through Washington Square Park, and finally wander the streets of SoHo.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the New York City trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by combination of car, flight, and bus from Yellowstone National Park to New York City takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Yellowstone National Park to New York City. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in New York City, with highs around 31°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 22°C. On the 1st (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in New York City

Neighborhoods Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Greenwich Village ©
Greenwich Village
Washington Square Park ©
Washington Square Park
SoHo ©
SoHo

3
nights
Las Vegas

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
On the 2nd (Wed), see the interesting displays at Counts Kustoms, then have fun at Discount Firearms & Ammo, then wander the streets of The LINQ Promenade, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Downtown Container Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas online trip maker .

You can fly from New York City to Las Vegas in 9 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Las Vegas is minus 3 hours. When traveling from New York City in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 18°C at night. On the 4th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Adventure Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Lake Mead National Recreation Area ©
Discount Firearms & Ammo ©
Discount Firearms & Ammo

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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sat): stop by Grand Central Market, browse the different shops at The Grove, then explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, then learn more about the world around you at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels.

To see photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in October, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Museums Nightlife

Side Trip

The Americana at Brand
Highlights from your plan
The Grove ©
The Grove
The Broad ©
The Broad
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum ©
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum

3
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 8th (Tue), cruise along East Rim Drive, hike along Grandview Trail, and then take some stellar pictures from Lipan Point. On the next day, take in breathtaking views at Inner Canyon, stroll around Indian Garden, get curious at Yavapai Geology Museum, then explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Grand Canyon Railway Depot.

For traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary planning website .

Getting from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. Traveling from Los Angeles in October, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are slightly colder (22°C), and nights are much colder (0°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Mountain View.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
East Rim Drive ©
East Rim Drive
Lipan Point ©
Lipan Point
Mohave Point ©
Mohave Point

3
nights
Mountain View

Mountain View ©
Mountain View is a city located in Santa Clara County, California, United States, named for its views of the Santa Cruz Mountains. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Silicon Valley. On the 11th (Fri), stroll through Stevens Creek Trail, see the interesting displays at Moffett Field Historical Society Museum, and then appreciate the views at Silicon Valley. On the 12th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Computer History Museum, then trek along Bay Trail, then explore the world behind art at Cantor Arts Center, and finally walk around Cuesta Park.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Mountain View online tour itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Mountain View takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Mountain View. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Mountain View, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 14°C. On the 13th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Mountain View

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Silicon Valley, Cantor Arts Center
Highlights from your plan
Computer History Museum ©
Computer History Museum
Cantor Arts Center ©
Cantor Arts Center

3
nights
Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
On the 14th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Big Tree, then trek along California Coastal Trail, and then stroll through Trillium Falls Hike.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Redwood National Park driving holiday site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mountain View to Redwood National Park. In October, Redwood National Park is slightly colder than Mountain View - with highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Orick
Highlights from your plan
Lady Bird Johnson Grove ©
Lady Bird Johnson Grove
Enderts Beach ©
Enderts Beach
Trillium Falls Hike ©
Trillium Falls Hike

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral, then take a stroll through Georgetown, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park (in Georgetown), and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours. On the next day, see the interesting displays at National Postal Museum, examine the collection at The National Archives Museum, take in the exciting artwork at National Gallery of Art - Sculpture Garden, then admire the masterpieces at Smithsonian American Art Museum, and finally explore the world behind art at National Portrait Gallery.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Washington DC trip builder .

Explore your travel options from Redwood National Park to Washington DC with the Route module. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Redwood National Park to Washington DC due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Redwood National Park in October: high temperatures in Washington DC hover around 25°C and lows are around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan

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