11 days in United States

Sgayuuu Subramaniyan
Make it your trip
New York City
— 2 nights
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
San Francisco
— 2 nights


New York City — 2 nights

Big Apple

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 sightseeing, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, visit Times Square, admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center, and make a trip to Empire State Building.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read New York City travel itinerary planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to New York City is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Stockholm to New York City due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Stockholm in October: high temperatures in New York City hover around 24°C and lows are around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can fly to Washington DC.
Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Washington DC — 2 nights

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 4th (Tue): explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, then browse the collection at Library of Congress, then appreciate the history behind National World War II Memorial, and finally get a sense of history and politics at White House. On your second day here, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument, then pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Washington DC vacation maker site.

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in October, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Yellowstone National Park.
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Yellowstone National Park — 3 nights

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Take a break from Yellowstone National Park with a short trip to Grand Teton in Grand Teton National Park, about 1h 25 min away. There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin, witness a stunning natural landmark at Midway Geyser Basin, and take some stellar pictures from Lookout Point.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park day trip planner.

You can fly from Washington DC to Yellowstone National Park in 8 hours. Another option is to 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 October, things will get much colder in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 9°C and lows about -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can fly to San Francisco.
Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Side Trip
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San Francisco — 2 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 9th (Sun), admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, then take in the pleasant sights at Lombard Street, and finally step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island. On the next day, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf and then stroll around Golden Gate Park.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read San Francisco trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, train, and subway. 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 October, things will get warmer in San Francisco: highs are around 26°C and lows about 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly back home.
Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature
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United States travel guide

Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.