17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Abu Dhabi
Bus + Fly:  17 h 45 min
1
New York City
— 3 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Drive:  9 h
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  5 h 45 min
3
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h
4
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
5
Olympic National Park
— 2 nights
Bus + Ferry:  4 h 15 min
6
Seattle
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Train + Bus:  19 h 30 min
End: Abu Dhabi

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Fifth Avenue. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Times Square, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, and take in the views from Brooklyn Bridge.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the New York City day trip site.

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to New York City is an approximately 19- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -9 hour difference. When traveling from Abu Dhabi in September, plan for cooler days in New York City, with highs around 31°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 27:
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Times Square ©
Times Square
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

3
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Artist Point. The adventure continues: take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Washburn, look for all kinds of wild species at Gibbon Falls, and take in the dramatic scenery at Kepler Cascades.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park trip maker app.

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 difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from New York City in September, things will get colder in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 18°C and lows about 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 27 — 30:
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Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Alcatraz Island and Exploratorium. Head to Union Square and Ferry Building Marketplacefor some retail therapy. Next up on the itinerary: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, stop by Fisherman's Wharf, enjoy the sand and surf at Marshall’s Beach, and take a leisurely stroll along The Embarcadero.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco tour itinerary planner.

Do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, shuttle, and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September: highs in San Francisco hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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 4th (Fri): see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, then take a stroll through The Strip, and then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian and then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas attractions planning site.

Getting from San Francisco to Las Vegas by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in October, you will find days in Las Vegas are somewhat warmer (32°C), and nights are about the same (18°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 3 — 5:
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
The Strip ©
The Strip

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): delve into the lush surroundings at Olympic National Park and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ruby Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along Second Beach Trail and then enjoy the sand and surf at Rialto Beach.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Olympic National Park road trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Olympic National Park takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in October, you will find days in Olympic National Park are colder (17°C), and nights are a bit cooler (7°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Ruby Beach ©
Ruby Beach
Rialto Beach ©
Rialto Beach
Olympic National Park ©
Olympic National Park

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): get a taste of the local shopping with Pike Place Market, view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, and finally stroll through Alki Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Wed): wander the streets of Pioneer Square and then see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Seattle day trip planner.

Do a combination of bus and ferry from Olympic National Park to Seattle in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Olympic National Park in October since evenings lows in Seattle dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

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