26 days in Continental USA Itinerary

26 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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New York City
— 5 nights
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
3
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
4
San Francisco
— 4 nights
5
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
6
Washington DC
— 2 nights

5
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Broadway, The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Fifth Avenue, and other attractions. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Central Park, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal, and go for a walk through The High Line.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our New York City itinerary maker app.

Berlin, Germany to New York City is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 6 hours. In July in New York City, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Neighborhoods
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

5
nights
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Yellowstone National Park side-trips: Grand Teton National Park (42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, Grand Teton, &more). There's still lots to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, hike along Trout Lake Trail, and don't miss a visit to Artist Point.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Yellowstone National Park takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. Traveling from New York City to Yellowstone National Park, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from New York City in July, plan for slightly colder days in Yellowstone National Park, with highs around °C, while nights are cooler with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton National Park
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

4
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.
Go for a jaunt from Yosemite National Park to Lee Vining to see Mono Lake Vista Point about 52 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, hike along Panorama Trail, take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass, and stroll through Tuolumne Meadows.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip itinerary site.

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to Yosemite National Park in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, shuttle, and train; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Yosemite National Park. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July; daily highs in Yosemite National Park reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Mono Lake Vista Point
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Half Dome ©
Half Dome
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

4
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, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge, steep yourself in history at Alcatraz Island, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, and take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our San Francisco trip planner.

Fly from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in July: highs in San Francisco hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

2
nights
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 your second day here, take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, get a new perspective on things with Gondola Rides at the Venetian, try to win big at Casino At The Venetian, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, thenadmire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

For more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip planning tool.

Fly from San Francisco to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in July, expect Las Vegas to be much hotter, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Parks Neighborhoods
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
The Strip ©
The Strip

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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Washington DC online attractions planner.

Fly from Las Vegas to Washington DC in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in July, expect Washington DC to be slightly colder, temps between °C and °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Nature
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History ©

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