43 days in United States Itinerary

43 days in United States Itinerary

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43 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Phitsanulok
Fly + Drive:  33​h
1
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Washington DC
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  9​h 15​min
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 45​min
4
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 6 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  12​h 45​min
6
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h
7
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Fly:  29​h
End: Phitsanulok

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: don't miss a visit to Central Park, take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock, take in the pleasant sights at Times Square, and admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the New York City vacation planner .

Phitsanulok, Thailand to New York City is an approximately 33-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Phitsanulok to New York City is minus 12 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Phitsanulok in May: high temperatures in New York City hover around 24°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.

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

5
nights
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.
When in Washington DC, make a side trip to see Mount Vernon Trail in Arlington, approximately 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, explore the activities along Tidal Basin, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at National Zoological Park.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC trip planner.

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from New York City in May, you will find days in Washington DC are somewhat warmer (28°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Mount Vernon Trail
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

5
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.
On the 23rd (Thu), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Washburn. Spend the 24th (Fri) surrounded by wildlife at Grand Teton. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, explore the activities along Madison River, take in the dramatic natural features at Lower Geyser Basin, and take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park road trip app .

Do a combination of flight and car from Washington DC to Yellowstone National Park in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and car; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Washington DC to Yellowstone National Park. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Washington DC in May, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 13°C and lows at -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

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
Yellowstone Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

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.
Take a break from Las Vegas with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City, about 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, and take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas holiday app .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Las Vegas takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May, Las Vegas is much warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 36°C and lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Fun & Games Shopping

Side Trip

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

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 2nd (Sun), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Lipan Point, make a trip to Grand Canyon Village, and pause for some photo ops at Powell Point.

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Traveling by combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 23°C to lows of 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to 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
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel 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.
Spend the 12th (Wed) exploring nature at Elizabeth Lake, Yosemite National Park. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, trek along Tuolumne Meadows, get great views at Tunnel View, and look for all kinds of wild species at North Dome.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park holiday maker website .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) 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
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

6
nights
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, nightlife, shopping, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, get curious at Exploratorium, explore and take pictures at Golden Gate Park, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco sightseeing 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. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, expect nights in San Francisco to be somewhat warmer, around 15°C, while days are little chillier, around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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