21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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Eastham
— 2 nights
2
New York City
— 4 nights
3
Washington DC
— 3 nights
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
5
San Francisco
— 3 nights
6
Seattle
— 3 nights

2
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Eastham

Eastham ©
Eastham is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, Barnstable County being coextensive with Cape Cod. Take a break from the city and head to Coast Guard Beach and Rock Harbor Marsh. Head to Yankee Ingenuity and Addison Art Galleryfor plenty of shopping. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Nauset Light Beach, examine the collection at Nauset Model Railroad Club, contemplate the long history of Chatham's Godfrey Windmill, and stroll the grounds of Cove Burying Ground.

To find other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Eastham trip itinerary planning tool.

London, UK to Eastham is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from London to Eastham, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from London in August, with highs in Eastham at 30°C and lows at 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to New York City.

Things to do in Eastham

Parks · Museums · Beaches

Side Trips

Orleans, Chatham
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Coast Guard Beach ©
Coast Guard Beach
Nauset Light Beach ©
Nauset Light Beach
Cove Burying Ground ©
Cove Burying Ground

4
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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.
Visit Brooklyn Heights Promenade and 9/11 Memorial for their historical value. Do your shopping at SoHo and Chelsea Market. And it doesn't end there: take a memorable tour with Tours, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, visit Dumbo, and see the interesting displays at Ground Zero Museum Workshop.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our New York City road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Eastham to New York City takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Eastham in August, expect New York City to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trip

Brooklyn
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Speed Boats Tours
Brooklyn Heights Promenade ©
Brooklyn Heights Promenade
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

3
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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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Step off the beaten path and head to United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and Old Town. Change things up with these side-trips from Washington DC: Fredericksburg (Chatham Manor, Hugh Mercer Apothecary Shop, &more). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum and explore the world behind art at Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Washington DC journey builder website.

Traveling by train from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Washington DC are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Fredericksburg
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

5
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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.
Attractions like Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Uncle Tom's Trail make great kid-friendly stops. Get in touch with nature at Old Faithful and Mystic Falls Trail. There's much more to do: contemplate the geological forces at Monument Geyser Basin, explore the activities along Firehole River, take in the natural beauty of Green Dragon Spring, and take in the dramatic natural features at Gibbon Falls.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Yellowstone National Park using our trip planner.

Fly from Washington DC to Yellowstone National Park in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Washington DC to Yellowstone National Park, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Washington DC, expect little chillier days and cooler nights in Yellowstone National Park, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 20 — 25:
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S Rim Trail ©
S Rim Trail
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

3
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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Family-friendly places like Alcatraz Island and Lands End will thrill your kids. Do your shopping at Ferry Building Marketplace and Union Square. Next up on the itinerary: immerse yourself in nature at Marin Headlands, explore the activities along San Francisco Bay, visit a coastal fixture at Fort Point, and take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco online tour planner.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car, bus, shuttle, and train. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for warmer nights when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August since evenings lows in San Francisco dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Marin Headlands
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

3
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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 29th (Sun): stroll around Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, pick up some local products at Pike Place Market, then stroll around Kerry Park, then view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Mon): stroll the grounds of Bruce Lee Grave Site, examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, and then stroll through Alki Beach.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Seattle trip builder app.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Seattle takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from San Francisco, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Seattle, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Aug 28 — 31:
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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