8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Birmingham
Fly + Drive:  8​h 15​min
1
Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
2
San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  9​h 45​min
4
Cleveland
— 1 day
Fly + bus:  4​h
5
New York City
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Birmingham

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser.

For maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park trip builder site .

Birmingham to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Birmingham to Yellowstone National Park is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Birmingham in July, plan for slightly colder days in Yellowstone National Park, with highs around 73°F, while nights are cooler with lows around 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Artist Point ©
Artist Point

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night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, then don't miss a visit to Lombard Street, then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and finally head off the coast to Alcatraz Island.

To see ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco trip planner .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, shuttle, and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July since evenings lows in San Francisco dip to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
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 27th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, then stroll through Tuolumne Meadows, and then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and then hike along Panorama Trail.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park route 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. While traveling from San Francisco, expect a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 83°F to lows of 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Cleveland.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail

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day
Cleveland

Cleveland
A culturally diverse city situated on the shores of Lake Erie, Cleveland boasts many places to visit, such as world-class museums, popular amusement parks, and sprawling recreational areas.
To find ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Cleveland trip planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Cleveland in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Yosemite National Park to Cleveland is 3 hours. Expect warmer evenings in Cleveland when traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, with lows around 68°F. On the 29th (Mon), you'll travel to New York City.

Things to do in Cleveland

Parks Museums Outdoors

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial and then go for a walk through Central Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, wander the streets of Times Square, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

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Getting from Cleveland to New York City by combination of flight and bus takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. When traveling from Cleveland in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in New York City: temperatures range from 86°F by day to 72°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

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