20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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New York City
— 3 nights
2
Washington DC
— 3 nights
3
Las Vegas
— 1 night
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
5
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
6
San Francisco
— 3 nights

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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, stroll through The High Line, admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center, and don't miss a visit to 9/11 Memorial.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City online tour itinerary planner.

Barcelona, Spain to New York City is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Barcelona to New York City due to the time zone difference. May in New York City sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 27 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

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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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at National Zoological Park, and ponder the world of politics at Library of Congress.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC travel route planner.

Getting from New York City to Washington DC by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City in May, expect nights in Washington DC to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
Find places to stay May 30 — Jun 2:
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Vietnam Veterans Memorial ©
Vietnam Veterans Memorial

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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.
On the 3rd (Thu), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Las Vegas takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from Washington DC in June, expect Las Vegas to be a bit warmer, temps between 46°C and 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Jun 2 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens ©

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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.
On the 4th (Fri), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's still lots to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, trek along Rim Trail, explore and take pictures at East Rim Drive, and get great views at Pipe Creek Vista.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip builder.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in June, plan for slightly colder days and colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 6°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Jun 3 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim 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: hike along Wapama Falls at Hetch Hetchy, explore the striking landscape at Taft Point, stroll through Lower Yosemite Fall Trail, and admire the engineering at Hetch Hetchy Reservoir.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park day trip website.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park in 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be about the same, around 7°C, while days are slightly colder, around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Jun 7 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Taft Point ©
Taft Point
Wapama Falls at Hetch Hetchy ©
Wapama Falls at Hetch Hetchy
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
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: make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and take in the pleasant sights at Lombard Street.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco travel route builder app.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, you will find days in San Francisco are little chillier (25°C), and nights are a bit warmer (15°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 11 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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