17 days in United States, Vienna & Amsterdam Itinerary

17 days in United States, Vienna & Amsterdam Itinerary

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Vienna, Austria
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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San Francisco, United States
— 1 night
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Palo Alto, United States
— 1 night
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Yosemite National Park, United States
— 1 night
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Los Angeles, United States
— 3 nights
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San Diego, United States
— 3 nights
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Las Vegas, United States
— 1 night
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Grand Canyon National Park, United States
Bus to Marble Canyon, Kane, Arizona, United States of America, Drive to Bryce Canyon National Park
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Bryce Canyon National Park, United States
— 1 night
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Capitol Reef National Park, United States
— 1 night
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Arches National Park, United States
— 1 night
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Denver, United States
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New York City, United States
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Vienna, Austria
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Vienna, Austria

City of Dreams

The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
For where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Vienna trip tool.

Brno, Czech Republic to Vienna is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 8°C. On the 1st (Fri), you'll travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Nightlife · Tours

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Amsterdam road trip planning website.

Getting from Vienna to Amsterdam by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 9°C. You'll set off for San Francisco on the 1st (Fri).

Things to do in Amsterdam

Tours · Outdoors · Nightlife · Museums

San Francisco, United States

— 1 night

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Twin Peaks, Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge and then take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary builder tool.

You can fly from Amsterdam to San Francisco in 13.5 hours. Traveling from Amsterdam to San Francisco, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Amsterdam in October: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 26°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Palo Alto.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Neighborhoods

Palo Alto, United States

— 1 night
Palo Alto is a charter city located in the northwest corner of Santa Clara County, California, in the San Francisco Bay Area of the United States.Palo Alto was established by Leland Stanford Sr. Discover how to plan a Palo Alto trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from San Francisco to Palo Alto in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Palo Alto are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. On the 3rd (Sun), you'll travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Palo Alto

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Wildlife

Yosemite National Park, United States

— 1 night
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.
On the 3rd (Sun), admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, shop like a local with Ansel Adams Gallery, then admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls, then take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Bridalveil Fall.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Palo Alto to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Palo Alto in October: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 22°C, while lows dip to -2°C. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Museums · Shopping

Los Angeles, United States

— 3 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: shop like a local with Third Street Promenade, kick back and relax at Santa Monica State Beach, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, then explore the landscape on two wheels at 26-Mile Bike Path, and finally see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip maker tool.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 6 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in October, you will find days in Los Angeles are somewhat warmer (32°C), and nights are much warmer (19°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors · Parks · Shopping · Beaches

Side Trips

San Diego, United States

— 3 nights

America's Finest City

Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Popular historic sites such as Fort Rosecrans Cemetery and Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial are in your itinerary. Get in touch with nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and La Jolla Cove. And it doesn't end there: get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo, visit a coastal fixture at Old Point Loma Lighthouse, shop like a local with Gaslamp Quarter, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Agnes Catholic Church.

To see photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our San Diego trip planner.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in San Diego can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Las Vegas, United States

— 1 night

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas driving holiday planner.

You can fly from San Diego to Las Vegas in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Las Vegas are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. You will leave for Grand Canyon National Park on the 11th (Mon).

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nightlife · Tours · Outdoors · Fun & Games
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): get outside with Outdoor Activities.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park day trip site.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park. Traveling from Las Vegas in October, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are little chillier (22°C), and nights are cooler (0°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
Highlights from your trip

Bryce Canyon National Park, United States

— 1 night
You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, explore the stunning scenery at Sunset Point, then hike along Navajo Loop Trail, then trek along Rim Trail, and finally stroll through Bryce Amphitheatre.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Bryce Canyon National Park trip planner.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park by combination of bus and car takes about 7.5 hours. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, plan for slightly colder days in Bryce Canyon National Park, with highs around 19°C, while nights are about the same with lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to drive to Capitol Reef National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Capitol Reef National Park, United States

— 1 night
Capitol Reef National Park takes its name from a particularly rugged and scenic section of the Waterpocket Fold, a geologic "wrinkle" stretching for 160 km (100 mi) along a dry plateau surrounded by white Navajo sandstone cliffs and domes, and red canyons, buttes, and rock bridges.
On the 13th (Wed), explore the striking landscape of Capitol Reef National Park .

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Capitol Reef National Park vacation tool.

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Capitol Reef National Park in 2.5 hours. In October in Capitol Reef National Park, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and -1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can go by car to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Capitol Reef National Park

Wildlife · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your trip

Arches National Park, United States

— 1 night

A Red Rock Wonderland

Mother Nature kept reaching for red when she painted Arches National Park's 2,000 sandstone arches, resulting in one of the country's more distinctly shaped and colored landscapes.
To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Arches National Park travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Capitol Reef National Park to Arches National Park takes 3.5 hours. In October, Arches National Park is somewhat warmer than Capitol Reef National Park - with highs of 25°C and lows of 6°C. On the 14th (Thu), you're off to Denver.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Denver, United States

Mile-High City

Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Denver Botanic Gardens.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Denver trip builder tool.

Getting from Arches National Park to Denver by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and bus. In October, daytime highs in Denver are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can fly to New York City.

Things to do in Denver

Museums · Parks · Shopping
Highlights from your trip

New York City, United States

— 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, then enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, then browse the exhibits of 9/11 Memorial, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On the 16th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the streets of Fifth Avenue, go for a walk through Times Square, and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the New York City trip itinerary site.

Fly from Denver to New York City in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Denver to New York City, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Denver in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in New York City, with lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Amsterdam.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Historic Sites

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Venice of the North

Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): explore the activities along Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht) and then admire all the interesting features of Anne Frank House.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Amsterdam holiday builder site.

You can fly from New York City to Amsterdam in 11.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 6 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from New York City in October; daily highs in Amsterdam reach 17°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sun) to allow time for the flight to Vienna.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Vienna, Austria

City of Dreams

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Vienna trip itinerary builder tool.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Vienna in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. You'll set off for home on the 17th (Sun).

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Nightlife · Tours

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · History Museums
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.