22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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1
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
2
San Francisco
— 1 night
3
Redwood National Park
— 1 night
4
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
5
Monterey
— 3 nights
6
Sedona
— 4 nights
7
Devils Tower
— 1 day
8
New York City
— 3 nights

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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 3rd (Sat), take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Beehive Geyser. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sun): take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser, take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, witness a stunning natural landmark at Midway Geyser Basin, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, and finally identify plant and animal life at Gibbon Falls.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park road trip planning website.

Frankfurt, Germany to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 17-hour flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Frankfurt to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Frankfurt in August, expect nights in Yellowstone National Park to be colder, around 3°C, while days are slightly colder, around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature · Parks · Wildlife
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Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

1
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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 5th (Mon), snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge and then examine the collection at Walt Disney Family Museum. On the next day, examine the collection at Cable Car Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Legion of Honor, then trek along Lands End, and finally get great views at Twin Peaks.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the San Francisco trip planner.

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, shuttle, and train. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect much hotter evenings in San Francisco when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Lands End ©
Lands End
Walt Disney Family Museum ©
Walt Disney Family Museum

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Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): stroll through Redwood National Park.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Redwood National Park trip builder tool.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Redwood National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from San Francisco in August, expect Redwood National Park to be slightly colder, temps between 20°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Outdoors · Nature · Trails
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Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Glacier Point and Tuolumne Meadows. Family-friendly places like Yosemite Falls and Lembert Dome will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at North Dome, get answers to all your questions at Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, get great views at Valley View, and trek along Lower Yosemite Fall Trail.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Redwood National Park to Yosemite National Park. Traveling from Redwood National Park in August, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be slightly colder, around 7°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Monterey.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Aug 7 — 11:
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Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

3
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Monterey

Monterey is a city in the U.S. Get outdoors at Point Lobos and McWay Falls. Family-friendly places like Dolphin & Whale Watching and San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo Mission will thrill your kids. Explore Monterey's surroundings by going to Big Sur (Pfeiffer State Beach & Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Monterey Bay Aquarium, explore the world behind art at Casa Serrano, Historic Adobe, and cruise along 17-Mile Drive.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Monterey trip website.

You can do a combination of bus and taxi from Yosemite National Park to Monterey in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, expect nights in Monterey to be a bit warmer, around 16°C, while days are slightly colder, around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Monterey

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Big Sur, Carmel, Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Find places to stay Aug 11 — 14:
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park ©
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park

4
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Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Attractions like Cathedral Rock and Oak Creek Canyon make great kid-friendly stops. Appreciate the collections at Arizona Copper Art Museum and Douglas Mansion. When in Sedona, make a side trip to see Jerome Artists Cooperative Gallery in Jerome, approximately Jerome away. Next up on the itinerary: cruise along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), take in the dramatic natural features at Snoopy Rock, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and take in the exciting artwork at Village Gallery of Local Artists.

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Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Monterey to Sedona in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Monterey to Sedona due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Monterey in August, with highs in Sedona at 37°C and lows at 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Devils Tower.

Things to do in Sedona

Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Jerome, Arizona Copper Art Museum
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Oak Creek Canyon ©
Oak Creek Canyon
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179) ©
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179)

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Devils Tower

Devils Tower ©
A trip to Devils Tower proves equally suitable for adrenaline addicts and nature enthusiasts on the lookout for unique geological formations.
On the 19th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Hulett Museum, then explore the world behind art at Rogue's Gallery, then take in the dramatic natural features at Devils Tower National Monument, and finally pause for some photo ops at Wind Circles.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Devils Tower journey planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Sedona to Devils Tower in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Traveling from Sedona in August, expect Devils Tower to be little chillier, temps between 32°C and 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Devils Tower

Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Hulett
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Devils Tower National Monument ©
Devils Tower National Monument
Rogue's Gallery ©
Rogue's Gallery

3
nights
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 inner history buff will appreciate 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Dumbo. Next up on the itinerary: race across the water with a speed boat tour, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, wander the streets of Times Square, and appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City trip planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Devils Tower to New York City takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Devils Tower to New York City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Devils Tower in August, New York City is a bit warmer at night with lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Dumbo
Find places to stay Aug 19 — 23:
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Speed Boats Tours
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library

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