35 days in United States Itinerary

35 days in United States Itinerary

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35 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Riyadh
Fly + bus:  22​h 30​min
1
Olympic National Park
— 4 nights
bus + ferry:  4​h 15​min
2
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h 15​min
3
Glacier National Park
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h 45​min
6
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  9​h
7
New York City
— 6 nights
Fly:  15​h
End: Riyadh

4
nights
Olympic National Park

Olympic National Park ©
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Attractions like Ruby Beach and Rialto Beach make great kid-friendly stops. Get outdoors at Hurricane Ridge and Olympic National Park. And it doesn't end there: trek along Sol Duc Falls, admire the sheer force of Murhut Falls, stroll through Second Beach Trail, and delve into the lush surroundings at Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center.

For maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Olympic National Park tour planner.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Olympic National Park is an approximately 22.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly. Traveling from Riyadh to Olympic National Park, you'll gain 11 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Riyadh in July; daily highs in Olympic National Park reach 24°C and lows reach 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Ruby Beach ©
Ruby Beach
Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge
Rialto Beach ©
Rialto Beach

3
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.
Head to Chihuly Garden and Glass and Pike Place Marketfor plenty of shopping. You'll get in some beach time at Alki Beach and Seahurst Beach Park. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, observe the fascinating underwater world at Seattle Aquarium, admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum, and take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Seattle visit planner .

Getting from Olympic National Park to Seattle by combination of bus and ferry takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Olympic National Park in August, expect Seattle to be somewhat warmer, temps between 31°C and 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Seahurst Beach Park
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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

4
nights
Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
Get outdoors at Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park and Grinnell Glacier. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Virginia Falls, stroll through Swiftcurrent Lake, cruise along Going-to-the-Sun Road, and trek along Iceberg Lake Trail.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Glacier National Park vacation planning app .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Seattle to Glacier National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Seattle to Glacier National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Seattle in August, Glacier National Park is a bit cooler at night with lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Let the collections at Exploratorium and Musee Mecanique capture your imagination. Escape the urban bustle at Alcatraz Island and Fishing Charters & Tours. Get out of town with these interesting San Francisco side-trips: Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards (in St. Helena) and Muir Woods National Monument (in Mill Valley). There's lots more to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, examine the collection at de Young Museum, take a stroll through Nob Hill, and get a taste of the local shopping with Union Square.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our San Francisco day trip planning website .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Glacier National Park to San Francisco in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Glacier National Park in August: highs in San Francisco hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Neighborhoods Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Muir Woods National Monument, Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

5
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 Taft Point and Nevada Falls Loop. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, hike along North Dome, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Panorama Trail.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park trip planning tool .

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. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in August: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

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

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Mystic Falls Trail and Artist Point. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape of Old Faithful Visitor Education Center, take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Loop Road, and explore and take pictures at Firehole Canyon Drive.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park travel planner.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park by combination of car and flight takes about 10 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park is 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Yosemite National Park in August; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 24°C and lows reach 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

6
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 cultural itinerary includes sights like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History. Museum-lovers will appreciate 9/11 Memorial and The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). There's lots more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, explore the world behind art at Frick Collection, and enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

For ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City online trip itinerary planner .

Do a combination of car, flight, and bus from Yellowstone National Park to New York City in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, plan for a bit warmer days and warmer nights in New York City: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 25°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 24 — 31:
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©

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