17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Abu Dhabi
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Times Square and Fifth Avenue. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, see the interesting displays at 9/11 Memorial, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our New York City trip planner .

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to New York City is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Abu Dhabi to New York City. Traveling from Abu Dhabi in September, you will find days in New York City are cooler (31°C), and nights are a bit cooler (22°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Neighborhoods
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Times Square ©
Times Square
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Old Faithful. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Mount Washburn, witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Yellowstone National Park, and admire the sheer force of Gibbon Falls.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park trip maker website .

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. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from New York City in September; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 18°C and lows reach 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Visiting Alcatraz Island and Marshall’s Beach will get you outdoors. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Golden Gate Bridge and SoMa. There's lots more to do: take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, wander the streets of The Embarcadero, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, and get a taste of the local shopping with Union Square.

To find other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read San Francisco vacation planner.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco by combination of car and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: 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. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, you will find days in San Francisco are somewhat warmer (28°C), and nights are much hotter (17°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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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): examine the collection at The Mob Museum, shop like a local with The Strip, and then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sat): browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian and then explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

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You can fly from San Francisco to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can 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) early enough to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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.
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 7th (Mon): hike along Second Beach Trail and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rialto Beach.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Olympic National Park holiday maker .

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. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect colder days and slightly colder nights in Olympic National Park, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can 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
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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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): take a stroll through Pike Place Market, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, and finally kick back and relax at Alki Beach. On your second day here, wander the streets of Pioneer Square and then examine the collection at The Museum of Flight.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Seattle trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Olympic National Park to Seattle by combination of bus and ferry takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Seattle when traveling from Olympic National Park in October, with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums
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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

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