8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  23​h 15​min
1
San Francisco
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  11​h 15​min
3
New York City
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: Bengaluru

1
day
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco trip itinerary planning tool .

Bengaluru, India to San Francisco is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 13 hours traveling from Bengaluru to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Bengaluru in September: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 28°C and lows are around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, trek along Tuolumne Meadows, and then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point. On the next day, make a trip to Washburn Point, then take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, then take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and finally trek along Panorama Trail.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park road trip site .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be colder in Yosemite National Park, with lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to New York City.

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

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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, explore and take pictures at The High Line, and make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the New York City road trip planning site .

Traveling by combination of car, flight, and bus from Yosemite National Park to New York City takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Yosemite National Park to New York City, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much hotter evenings in New York City when traveling from Yosemite National Park in October, with lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums 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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