17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  22​h 15​min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
+2
taxi + bus + Fly:  15​h
3
Washington DC
— 2 nights
4
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
5
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  19​h 15​min
End: Mumbai

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, stroll around Golden Gate Park, and head off the coast to Alcatraz Island.

Make your San Francisco itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Mumbai, India to San Francisco is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 13 hours traveling from Mumbai to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Mumbai in September, with highs in San Francisco at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
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 19th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View, and then stroll around Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, then admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park driving holiday planning website .

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. Traveling from San Francisco in September, Yosemite National Park is cooler at night with lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias ©
Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): stroll around National Mall, then appreciate the history behind Jefferson Memorial, then pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial, and finally get to know the resident critters at National Zoological Park. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Newseum, ponder the world of politics at Library of Congress, then get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, and finally examine the collection at The National Archives Museum.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Washington DC day trip planning app .

You can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight from Yosemite National Park to Washington DC in 15 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Yosemite National Park to Washington DC. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Washington DC: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
National Zoological Park ©
National Zoological Park
United States Capitol ©
United States Capitol
The National Archives Museum ©
The National Archives Museum

2
nights
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
On the 24th (Tue), explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, then appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally get a sense of history and politics at White House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, pause for some photo ops at Korean War Veterans Memorial, then appreciate the history behind National World War II Memorial, and finally learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Washington DC visit planning tool .

Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

4
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, make a trip to Rockefeller Center, admire all the interesting features of The High Line, and enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our New York City route maker .

Fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September in New York City, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

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

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