20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

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New York City
— 2 nights
2
Niagara Falls
— 1 night
3
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
5
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
6
Redwood National Park
— 1 night
7
San Francisco
— 2 nights
8
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
9
Seattle
— 3 nights

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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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial and then go for a walk through Central Park.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the New York City online itinerary builder.

London, UK to New York City is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 5 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from London in September; daily highs in New York City reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

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Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Bridal Veil Falls, enjoy breathtaking views from Niagara Falls Observation Tower, get a new perspective on things with Maid of the Mist, thenHead underground at Cave of the Winds, and finally take an in-depth tour of Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Niagara Falls trip itinerary planner.

Fly from New York City to Niagara Falls in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from New York City in September: high temperatures in Niagara Falls hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Nature Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Maid of the Mist
Maid of the Mist
Niagara Falls Observation Tower ©
Niagara Falls Observation Tower

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
On the 11th (Sat), examine the collection at The Mob Museum, try your luck at Casino At The Venetian, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, thenadmire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, thenadmire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally explore the world behind art at Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sun): take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, thentry your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and then try to win big at New York New York Casino.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas road trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Niagara Falls to Las Vegas takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Niagara Falls in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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nights
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 13th (Mon), hike along South Kaibab Trail, thencruise along Point Imperial Drive, thenexplore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point. Keep things going the next day: trek along Rim Trail and then stroll around Indian Garden.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park attractions planner.

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. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

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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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: trek along Tuolumne Meadows, stroll through Panorama Trail, make a trip to Yosemite Village, and cruise along Tioga Pass.

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

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in Yosemite National Park when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Redwood 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

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night
Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
On the 19th (Sun), admire the majestic nature at Redwood National Park.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Redwood National Park trip itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Yosemite National Park to Redwood National Park with the Route module. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, you will find days in Redwood National Park are slightly colder (°C), and nights are a bit warmer (°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Nature Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park

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nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 20th (Mon), head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden and then walk around Golden Gate Park.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our San Francisco travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from Redwood National Park to San Francisco in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Redwood National Park in September: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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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.
On the 22nd (Wed), explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu): hike along Observation Point Trail, take in the dramatic natural features at Golden Gate Canyon, thenexplore the striking landscape at Sheepeater Cliffs, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park tour planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, shuttle, and car. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from San Francisco in September, expect nights in Yellowstone National Park to be cooler, around °C, while days are a bit cooler, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lower Geyser Basin ©
Lower Geyser Basin
Yellowstone Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake

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nights
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience, thenadmire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, thenenjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, and finally wander the streets of Pike Place Market. On the next day, see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, thenget up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium, thentake in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and finally look for gifts at Elliott Bay Book Company.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Seattle tour site.

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Seattle, with highs around °C, while nights are much warmer with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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