32 days in North America Itinerary

32 days in North America Itinerary

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32 days in North America Itinerary

Start: Bangkok, Thailand
Fly:  18​h 45​min
1
San Francisco, United States
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park, United States
— 5 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  12​h 45​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park, United States
— 4 nights
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  12​h 15​min
4
Yellowstone National Park, United States
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 30​min
5
Seattle, United States
— 1 night
Drive:  10​h 15​min
6
Jasper National Park, Canada
— 4 nights
bus:  2​h 45​min
7
Banff National Park, Canada
— 4 nights
shuttle + Fly:  25​h
End: Bangkok, Thailand

3
nights
San Francisco, United States

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Head to Ferry Building Marketplace and Exploratoriumfor plenty of shopping. And it doesn't end there: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take a stroll around Civic Center, hunt for treasures at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, and take a stroll through Union Square.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco travel route planner.

Bangkok, Thailand to San Francisco is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Indochina Time (ICT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -15 hour difference. Traveling from Bangkok in October, expect nights in San Francisco to be colder, around 15°C, while days are slightly colder, around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace
Ferry Plaza Farmers Market ©
Ferry Plaza Farmers Market

5
nights
Yosemite National Park, United States

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Glacier Point and Tuolumne Meadows. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, cruise along Tioga Pass, trek along Mariposa Grove, and admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park tour itinerary maker .

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from San Francisco in October, plan for little chillier days and colder nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 22°C by day to -2°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Elizabeth Lake ©
Elizabeth Lake

4
nights
Grand Canyon National Park, United States

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Grand Canyon South Rim and South Kaibab Trail. There's much more to do: trek along Bright Angel Trail, explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and take some stellar pictures from Hopi Point.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park day trip planning tool .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park. In October, daytime highs in Grand Canyon National Park are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

5
nights
Yellowstone National Park, United States

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Take a break from the city and head to Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Old Faithful. When in Yellowstone National Park, make a side trip to see Grand Teton in Grand Teton National Park, approximately 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Mount Washburn, take in the dramatic natural features at Lower Geyser Basin, take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin, and explore and take pictures at Artist Point.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park visit planning tool .

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 12.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus, flight, shuttle, and car. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in November, plan for colder days and a bit cooler nights in Yellowstone National Park: temperatures range from 0°C by day to -13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

1
night
Seattle, United States

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 10th (Sun): wander the streets of Pike Place Market, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and then stop by Elliott Bay Book Company.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Seattle trip itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle is minus 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in November: highs in Seattle hover around 13°C, while lows dip to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can drive to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Elliott Bay Book Company ©
Elliott Bay Book Company

4
nights
Jasper National Park, Canada

Jasper National Park ©
The largest national park in the Canadian Rockies, sprawling Jasper National Park encompasses more than 10,000 sq km (4,200 sq mi) of largely unspoiled mountain wilderness.
Take a break from the city and head to Mount Edith Cavell Trail and Beauty Creek Trail. Head to Friends of Jasper National Park and Jasper Artists Guild Brush Fire Galleryfor plenty of shopping. And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Sunwapta Falls, tour the pleasant surroundings at Maligne Canyon, take in the dramatic scenery at Tangle Creek Falls, and hike along Angel Glacier.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Jasper National Park day trip planning app .

Getting from Seattle to Jasper National Park by car takes about 10.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Seattle to Jasper National Park due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Seattle in November, plan for slightly colder days in Jasper National Park, with highs around 1°C, while nights are much colder with lows around -10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to take a bus to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Mount Edith Cavell Trail ©
Mount Edith Cavell Trail
Skyline Trail ©
Skyline Trail
Beauty Creek Trail ©
Beauty Creek Trail

4
nights
Banff National Park, Canada

Banff National Park ©
Among the world's oldest national parks, Banff National Park serves as a World Heritage-listed mecca for cyclists, hikers, skiers, bird-watchers, mountain climbers, and anyone else with a passion for exploring vast untouched wildernesses.
Shop till you drop at Samson Native Gallery and Olde Tyme Candy Shoppe Ltd. Escape the urban bustle at Moraine Lake and Temple Mountain. There's lots more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Yoho National Park, hike along Plain of Six Glaciers, admire the sheer force of Takakkaw Falls, and explore the activities along Lake Louise.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Banff National Park travel route planning site .

Traveling by bus from Jasper National Park to Banff National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Jasper National Park in November, you will find days in Banff National Park are slightly colder (-3°C), and nights are about the same (-11°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Yoho National Park, Yoho National Park
Highlights from your plan
Moraine Lake ©
Moraine Lake
Yoho National Park ©
Yoho National Park
Temple Mountain ©
Temple Mountain

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