25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

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New York City
— 2 nights
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Washington DC
— 2 nights
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Niagara Falls
— 1 day
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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
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Grand Teton National Park
— 1 night
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Jackson Hole
— 1 night
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Aspen
— 2 nights
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Moab
— 1 night
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
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San Francisco
— 3 nights

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New York City

New York City ©

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, steep yourself in history at World Trade Center Memorial Foundation, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument.

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Valletta, Malta to New York City is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Valletta to New York City is minus 6 hours. September in New York City sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Find places to stay Sep 1 — 3:
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©
Statue of Liberty National Monument

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, then appreciate the history behind Washington Monument, and finally get a sense of history and politics at White House. On the next day, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, and finally pause for some photo ops at National World War II Memorial.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Washington DC trip planner.

Traveling by train from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. September in Washington DC sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Washington DC

Find places to stay Sep 3 — 5:
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©

Honeymoon Capital of the World

The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
On the 6th (Mon), take in panoramic vistas at Niagara Falls Observation Tower, then Head underground at Cave of the Winds, and then take a tour by water with Maid of the Mist.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Niagara Falls trip itinerary website.

You can fly from Washington DC to Niagara Falls in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In September, Niagara Falls is little chillier than Washington DC - with highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Sep 5 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Maid of the Mist
Maid of the Mist
Niagara Falls Observation Tower ©
Niagara Falls Observation Tower

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin, take in the dramatic natural features at Blue Star Spring, and appreciate the extensive heritage of S Rim Trail.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park day trip website.

You can fly from Niagara Falls to Yellowstone National Park in 11.5 hours. Another option is to drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Niagara Falls in September, plan for little chillier days in Yellowstone National Park, with highs around 18°C, while nights are colder with lows around 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can go by car to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 6 — 10:
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©

Mountains of the Imagination

The peaks of Grand Teton National Park aren't the highest in the world, but they sit atop what might be nature's archetypes for mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): take a memorable drive along Signal Mountain Summit Road, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Potholes Turnout, Grand Teton National Park, then stroll through Jenny Lake Trail, and finally explore and take pictures at 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Grand Teton National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 1.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September: highs in Grand Teton National Park hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Parks · Trails
Find places to stay Sep 10 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Signal Mountain Summit Road ©
Signal Mountain Summit Road
Jenny Lake Trail ©
Jenny Lake Trail
Potholes Turnout, Grand Teton National Park ©

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Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole ©
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
On the 11th (Sat), admire the masterpieces at National Museum of Wildlife Art and then let the river carry you with Mad River Boat Trips.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Jackson Hole sightseeing planning site.

Traveling by car from Grand Teton National Park to Jackson Hole takes an hour. In September in Jackson Hole, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Aspen.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Find places to stay Sep 11 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Mad River Boat Trips ©
Mad River Boat Trips
National Museum of Wildlife Art ©
National Museum of Wildlife Art

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Aspen

Aspen ©

Rocky Mountain High

Known as a ski resort town, Aspen's history goes back to its roots as a silver-mining village tucked away in an isolated valley of the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): appreciate the history behind The John Denver Sanctuary and then trek along Maroon Lake Scenic Trail. On the 13th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along Rio Grande Trail, take a memorable drive along Independence Pass, and then take in the local highlights with Dean's Aspen Tours.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Aspen road trip site.

You can fly from Jackson Hole to Aspen in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, daytime highs in Aspen are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can drive to Moab.

Things to do in Aspen

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Scenic Drive
Find places to stay Sep 12 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Maroon Lake Scenic Trail ©
Maroon Lake Scenic Trail
Independence Pass ©
Independence Pass
The John Denver Sanctuary
The John Denver Sanctuary

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Moab

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): get some thrills on the water with Moab Jett and then see Off-Road Tours.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Moab online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Aspen to Moab takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or fly. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Aspen in September, with highs in Moab at 34°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Moab

Find places to stay Sep 14 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Moab Jett ©
Moab Jett

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Grand Canyon National Park

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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour and then stroll through Rim Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get great views at Mather Point, then stroll through South Kaibab Trail, then explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park visit app.

Getting from Moab to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 5.5 hours. Traveling from Moab in September, things will get a bit cooler in Grand Canyon National Park: highs are around 28°C and lows about 7°C. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

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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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, contemplate the waterfront views at Tenaya Lake, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and admire all the interesting features of Tioga Pass.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Yosemite National Park day trip app.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park in 13.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Yosemite National Park, with lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Half Dome ©
Half Dome
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

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: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, stroll around Golden Gate Park, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and get to know the fascinating history of Filbert Street Stairs.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our San Francisco online itinerary planner.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by combination of bus and flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of 17°C in San Francisco. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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