24 days in North America Itinerary

24 days in North America Itinerary

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24 days in North America Itinerary

Start: Reykjavik, Iceland
Fly + Bus:  9 h 45 min
1
New York City, United States
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Washington DC, United States
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  9 h 15 min
3
Yellowstone National Park, United States
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  5 h 45 min
4
San Francisco, United States
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h
5
Yosemite National Park, United States
— 3 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  11 h 30 min
6
Banff National Park, Canada
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  10 h
7
Las Vegas, United States
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  14 h 15 min
End: Reykjavik, Iceland

4
nights
New York City, United States

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: go for a walk through Central Park, walk around The High Line, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, and admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read New York City trip planner.

Reykjavik, Iceland to New York City is an approximately 10- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -5 hour difference. Traveling from Reykjavik in June, you will find days in New York City are much warmer (31°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (21°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 12 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

2
nights
Washington DC, United States

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, appreciate the history behind National World War II Memorial, then appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial, and finally appreciate the history behind Washington Monument. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and then learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

For other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Washington DC sightseeing planner.

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. While traveling from New York City, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Washington DC, ranging from highs of 35°C to lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums
Find places to stay Jun 16 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ©

4
nights
Yellowstone National Park, United States

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, get to know the fascinating history of S Rim Trail, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Yellowstone National Park.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park travel site.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Washington DC to Yellowstone National Park in 9.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, shuttle, and car; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC to Yellowstone National Park, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Washington DC in June, things will get much colder in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 22°C and lows about 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 18 — 22:
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

3
nights
San Francisco, United States

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: steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge, get curious at Exploratorium, go for a walk through Lombard Street, and take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco road trip tool.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, plan for much hotter nights in San Francisco, with lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 22 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

3
nights
Yosemite National Park, United States

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: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, and don't miss a visit to Washburn Point.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in June, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be a bit cooler, around 7°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 25 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Half Dome ©
Half Dome
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

3
nights
Banff National Park, Canada

Banff National Park ©
Among the world's oldest national parks, Banff National Park serves as a World Heritage-listed mecca for cyclists, hikers, skiers, bird-watchers, mountain climbers, and anyone else with a passion for exploring vast untouched wildernesses.
Banff National Park is known for nature, trails, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Moraine Lake, see the interesting displays at The Historic Luxton Home Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Samson Native Gallery, and identify plant and animal life at Bow Valley Parkway.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Banff National Park trip itinerary planning app.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Yosemite National Park to Banff National Park in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Yosemite National Park to Banff National Park due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in June: high temperatures in Banff National Park hover around 20°C and lows are around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 29 — Jul 2:
Highlights from your plan
Moraine Lake ©
Moraine Lake
Peyto Lake ©
Peyto Lake
Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise ©
Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

2
nights
Las Vegas, United States

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Step out of Las Vegas to go to Boulder City and see Hoover Dam, which is approximately 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, and take in panoramic vistas at High Roller.

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Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Banff National Park to Las Vegas takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Banff National Park in July, expect Las Vegas to be much warmer, temps between 47°C and 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Find places to stay Jul 2 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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