15 days in United States Itinerary

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New York City
— 2 nights
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Washington DC
— 2 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Fly to Flagstaff, Bus to Grand Canyon National Park
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
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San Francisco
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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.
Statue of Liberty National Monument has been added to your itinerary. There's still lots to do: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, stroll through The High Line, steep yourself in history at 9/11 Memorial, and wander the streets of Times Square.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City travel itinerary planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to New York City is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Stockholm to New York City. Traveling from Stockholm in October, things will get a bit warmer in New York City: highs are around 24°C and lows about 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to fly to Washington DC.
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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.
On the 4th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, then get a sense of history and politics at Library of Congress, then pause for some photo ops at National World War II Memorial, and finally get a sense of history and politics at White House.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC online route planner.

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. October in Washington DC sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight 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.
Change things up 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, take in the dramatic natural features at Lower Geyser Basin, take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, and take some stellar pictures from Lookout Point.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park online day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Yellowstone National Park takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Washington DC to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Washington DC in October, things will get colder in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 9°C and lows about -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.
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Grand Canyon National Park — 2 nights

The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): trek along Bright Angel Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the world from above with a helicopter tour, trek along South Kaibab Trail, then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, and finally get great views at Mather Point.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip website.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Canyon National Park takes 9.5 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 22°C and lows are around 0°C. On the 11th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Las Vegas.
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Las Vegas — 2 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Keep things going the next day: shop like a local with The Strip, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally try your luck at The Mirage.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, expect nights in Las Vegas to be much hotter, around 18°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to fly to San Francisco.
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San Francisco — 1 night

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
For more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read San Francisco online itinerary planner.

Fly from Las Vegas to San Francisco in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and subway. When traveling from Las Vegas in October, plan for slightly colder days in San Francisco, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can fly back home.
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Wineries · Parks · Tours · Outdoors
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United States travel guide

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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.
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