22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Cape Town
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  21​h 45​min
1
New York City
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  9​h
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  7​h 45​min
6
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  27​h
End: Cape Town

3
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.
Get some cultural insight at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Statue of Liberty National Monument. Get some historical perspective at 9/11 Memorial and St. Paul's Chapel. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Central Park, contemplate the long history of Ellis Island, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read New York City road trip planning tool .

Cape Town, South Africa to New York City is an approximately 22-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Cape Town to New York City, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Cape Town in June, with highs in New York City at 31°C and lows at 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

4
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.
Visiting Lamar Valley and Artist Point will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, explore the striking landscape at Artists’ Paintpots, trek along Brink of the Lower Falls Trail, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Natural Bridge Trail.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park online vacation planner .

Do a combination of bus, flight, and car from New York City to Yellowstone National Park in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in June, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are a bit cooler (22°C), and nights are cooler (1°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

2
nights
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.
On the 21st (Sun), shop like a local with Pike Place Market, explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then don't miss a visit to Space Needle, and finally stroll through Alki Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, wander the streets of Pioneer Square, and then stop by Elliott Bay Book Company.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Seattle trip itinerary maker tool .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, expect nights in Seattle to be much hotter, around 16°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
For shopping fun, head to Exploratorium or Union Square. Your inner history buff will appreciate Golden Gate Bridge and Filbert Steps. There's much more to do: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Twin Peaks, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and wander the streets of SoMa.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco road trip website .

Traveling by flight from Seattle to San Francisco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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.
Get in touch with nature at Taft Point and Tuolumne Meadows. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, trek along Four Mile Trail, walk around Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, and make a trip to Olmsted Point.

To find traveler tips and other tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from San Francisco in June, plan for a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip and then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at The Mob Museum and then admire the majestic nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, with highs in Las Vegas at 46°C and lows at 29°C. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 29 — Jul 2:
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The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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