9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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1
Washington DC
— 1 night
2
New York City
— 3 nights
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
4
San Francisco
— 2 nights

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night
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.
On the 3rd (Fri), explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, thenpause for some photo ops at Washington Monument, and finally pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, thenexamine the collection at The National Archives Museum, and finally ponder the world of politics at White House.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Washington DC itinerary builder website.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Washington DC. In July, daytime highs in Washington DC are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

3
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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.
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, get great views at Top of the Rock, browse the exhibits of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center.

To find reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our New York City trip itinerary planner.

Take a train from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

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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 8th (Wed), take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and then get to know the fascinating history of Uncle Tom's Trail. Keep things going the next day: get outside with Morning Glory Pool, take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, thentake in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser, thentake in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, and finally admire the sheer force of Kepler Cascades.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park travel planning site.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Yellowstone National Park takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. Traveling from New York City to Yellowstone National Park, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from New York City in July, plan for little chillier days in Yellowstone National Park, with highs around °F, while nights are much colder with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

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

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nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): take in the pleasant sights at Lombard Street, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, thenstep off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and finally see the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip maker tool.

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. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of °F in San Francisco. On the 11th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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