41 days in United States Itinerary

41 days in United States Itinerary

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41 days in United States Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
1
San Francisco
— 21 nights
Fly + bus:  10​h 15​min
2
Niagara Falls
— 1 night
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  9​h 45​min
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  12​h 15​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  12​h 15​min
5
Boston
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
6
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
7
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: San Francisco

21
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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Shop till you drop at Ferry Building Marketplace and Exploratorium. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Francisco: Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards (in St. Helena), Patrick Amiot (in Sebastopol) and Mumm Napa (in Rutherford). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge, stroll around Golden Gate Park, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden.

To find maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco day trip planner.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airports are San Francisco International Airport, Metropolitan Oakland International Airport and Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport. June in San Francisco sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping Museums Parks

Side Trips

Imagery Estate Winery & Art Gallery, Downtown Campbell Farmers' Market, Patrick Amiot, Lisa Kristine Gallery Sonoma, Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace
Ferry Plaza Farmers Market ©
Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Ghirardelli Square ©
Ghirardelli Square

1
night
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex, then stop by Walden Galleria Mall, and then revel in the low prices at Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls, USA. On the 19th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquarium of Niagara, explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Niagara Falls online itinerary builder .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Niagara Falls takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from San Francisco to Niagara Falls. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in July: high temperatures in Niagara Falls hover around 32°C and lows are around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Shopping Nature

Side Trips

Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex, Walden Galleria Mall
Highlights from your plan
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls, USA ©
Walden Galleria Mall ©
Walden Galleria Mall

2
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. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, hike along Brink of the Lower Falls Trail, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, and stop by Fishing Bridge General Store.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park journey planning tool .

Getting from Niagara Falls to Yellowstone National Park by combination of bus, flight, and car takes about 10 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, flight, and car; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Niagara Falls to Yellowstone National Park is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Niagara Falls in July, expect nights in Yellowstone National Park to be much colder, around 4°C, while days are little chillier, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel 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
Fishing Bridge General Store ©
Fishing Bridge General Store
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

4
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.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, historic sites, wildlife, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, don't miss a visit to Grand Canyon Village, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bright Angel Trail, and take some stellar pictures from Mather Point.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park journey planning app .

Traveling by combination of car, flight, and bus from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Canyon National Park takes 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, shuttle, flight, and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, with highs in Grand Canyon National Park at 34°C and lows at 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Boston.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

2
nights
Boston

Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Boston: Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Gloucester) and Marginal Way Walkway (in Ogunquit). Next up on the itinerary: get a taste of the local shopping with Faneuil Hall Marketplace, stroll around Boston Common, contemplate the long history of The Paul Revere House, and traverse land and water with a duck tour.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Boston travel planning site .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Boston in 12.5 hours. Another option is to drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Boston due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Boston when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Boston

Tours Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Marginal Way Walkway, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Duck Tours
Faneuil Hall Marketplace ©
Faneuil Hall Marketplace
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts

3
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo. On your second day here, examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, then take in the exciting artwork at Spanish Village Art Center, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Gaslamp Quarter.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the San Diego vacation builder .

Getting from Boston to San Diego by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Boston in July: highs in San Diego hover around 29°C, while lows dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks
Highlights from your plan
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Gaslamp Quarter ©
Gaslamp Quarter
Spanish Village Art Center ©
Spanish Village Art Center

3
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District, get a taste of the local shopping with Royal Street, look for gifts at Faulkner House Books, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA, then walk around New Orleans City Park, and then get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the New Orleans driving holiday planner.

You can fly from San Diego to New Orleans in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from San Diego to New Orleans. Traveling from San Diego in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in New Orleans, with lows of 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
Faulkner House Books ©
Faulkner House Books
Royal Street ©
Royal Street

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