17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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New York City
— 4 nights
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights
— 2 nights


New York City — 4 nights

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: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, don't miss a visit to Times Square, and admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City holiday site.

Jerusalem, Israel to New York City is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Jerusalem to New York City is minus 7 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Jerusalem in August; daily highs in New York City reach 34°C and lows reach 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Los Angeles.
Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Los Angeles — 3 nights

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Mulholland Drive (in Beverly Hills), Disneyland Park (in Anaheim) and 26-Mile Bike Path (in Santa Monica). Pack the 21st (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, buy something for everyone on your list at Two Rodeo Drive, and enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica State Beach.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles online vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Los Angeles takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to Los Angeles. Traveling from New York City in August, Los Angeles is little chillier at night with lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Yellowstone National Park.
Theme Parks · Outdoors · Parks · Trails
Side Trips

Yellowstone National Park — 6 nights

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 sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, identify plant and animal life at Hayden Valley, appreciate the extensive heritage of Uncle Tom's Trail, and explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park vacation maker tool.

Getting from Los Angeles to Yellowstone National Park by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and car. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are a bit cooler (24°C), and nights are colder (3°C). On the 28th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Miami.
Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Miami — 2 nights

Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
On the 29th (Mon), examine the collection at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, then get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and then explore the engaging exhibits at Miami Children's Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Art Deco Historic District, appreciate the extensive heritage of Lincoln Road, then make a trip to Collins Avenue, and finally admire the majestic nature at Oleta River State Park.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Miami holiday planner.

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to Miami in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Miami. In August, Miami is much hotter than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to catch the flight back home.
Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks · Shopping
Side Trips

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.