9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Tampa, Florida
Fly:  7 h 30 min
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Drive:  9 h 45 min
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  10 h
End: Tampa, Florida

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get a sense of the local culture at Alcatraz Island and Union Square. Your inner history buff will appreciate Golden Gate Bridge and SS Jeremiah O'Brien. The adventure continues: browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, look for gifts at City Lights Booksellers, get to know the fascinating history of Filbert Street Stairs, and take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip planner.

Tampa to San Francisco is an approximately 7.5- hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Tampa to San Francisco. When traveling from Tampa in July, plan for little chillier days and colder nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 73°F by day to 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

3
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 13th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, hike along Panorama Trail, then take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Cloud's Rest. On the 14th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Olmsted Point, explore the striking landscape at Lembert Dome, and then trek along Tuolumne Meadows.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip planning app.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 83°F by day to 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Yellowstone National Park.

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

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): admire the sheer force of Mystic Falls Trail, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, then take in the natural beauty of Grand Geyser, and finally take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Fairy Falls and then head outdoors with Morning Glory Pool.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park journey planner.

Do a combination of bus, flight, and car from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of bus, train, shuttle, and taxi. Traveling from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Yosemite National Park in July; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 73°F and lows reach 39°F. On the 18th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Fairy Falls ©
Fairy Falls
Mystic Falls Trail ©
Mystic Falls Trail

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