12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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New York City
— 3 nights
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Washington DC
— 1 night
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Charleston
— 1 night
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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
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Grand Teton National Park
— 3 nights

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New York City

New York City ©

Big Apple

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, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, make a trip to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, take a stroll through Times Square, and get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our New York City itinerary planner.

Dublin, Ireland to New York City is an approximately 11-hour flight. Traveling from Dublin to New York City, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dublin in September, things will get a bit warmer in New York City: highs are around 31°C and lows about 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©
Statue of Liberty National Monument

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Washington DC

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.
On the 20th (Mon), admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and finally pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC vacation maker site.

Take a train from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In September in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Charleston.

Things to do in Washington DC

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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
United States Capitol ©
United States Capitol

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Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, don't miss a visit to Charleston Fire Department, Station 2/3, and then get your game on at Pounce Cat Cafe.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Charleston route planner.

You can fly from Washington DC to Charleston in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. In September, daytime highs in Charleston are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Charleston

Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Pounce Cat Cafe ©
Pounce Cat Cafe
Charleston Fire Department, Station 2/3 ©
Charleston Fire Department, Station 2/3

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, tour the pleasant surroundings at S Rim Trail, take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, and get to know the fascinating history of Lone Star Geyser.

For other places to visit and tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park road trip planner.

You can fly from Charleston to Yellowstone National Park in 10.5 hours. Another option is to drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Charleston to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Charleston in September, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 18°C and lows at 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©

Mountains of the Imagination

The peaks of Grand Teton National Park aren't the highest in the world, but they sit atop what might be nature's archetypes for mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): hike along Cascade Canyon Trail, then hike along Taggart Lake, and then stroll through String Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier View Turnout, then explore and take pictures at Teton Park Road, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Teton.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Teton National Park trip maker site.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Grand Teton National Park: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail
Taggart Lake ©
Taggart Lake

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