8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
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:  4​h 45​min
End: Toronto


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2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco trip itinerary maker site .

Toronto, Canada to San Francisco is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, car, and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from Toronto in November, things will get somewhat warmer in San Francisco: highs are around 20°C and lows about 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
SoMa ©
SoMa

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Elizabeth Lake and then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tuolumne Meadows, and then make a trip to Olmsted Point.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park itinerary planner .

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. When traveling from San Francisco in November, plan for a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 14°C by day to -8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

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Cathedral Beach Picnic Area ©
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Elizabeth Lake ©
Elizabeth Lake

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: wander the streets of Times Square, walk around Central Park, admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the New York City trip planner.

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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Yosemite National Park to New York City. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in November, plan for much warmer nights in New York City, with lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Neighborhoods
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Times Square ©
Times Square
Fifth Avenue ©
Fifth Avenue

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