22 days in Continental USA Itinerary

22 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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Start: Wellington
Fly:  17 h 15 min
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
St. Helena
— 2 nights
Fly:  8 h 30 min
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  9 h
4
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h
5
Key West
— 1 night
Fly:  9 h 45 min
6
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Bus:  7 h 45 min
7
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Fly:  20 h 15 min
End: Wellington

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Golden Gate Bridge and Hayes Valley. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Hotaling & Co., take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, and head off the coast to Alcatraz Island.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read San Francisco travel route builder website.

Wellington, New Zealand to San Francisco is an approximately 18-hour flight. Traveling from Wellington to San Francisco, you'll gain 20 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Wellington in August, with highs in San Francisco at 26°C and lows at 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can go by car to St. Helena.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

2
nights
St. Helena

St. Helena ©
The city of St.
On the 16th (Fri), do a tasting at Pride Mountain Vineyards, learn about winemaking at Inglenook, thendo a tasting at B Cellars Vineyards and Winery, and finally do a tasting at Long Meadow Ranch - Rutherford Estate. On the next day, learn about winemaking at Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards, do a tasting at Schramsberg Vineyards, learn about winemaking at Ladera Vineyards, thenlearn about winemaking at Modus Operandi Cellars, and finally learn about winemaking at V. Sattui Winery.

For other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our St. Helena driving holiday planner.

Drive from San Francisco to St. Helena in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway and bus. When traveling from San Francisco in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in St. Helena: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in St. Helena

Wineries

Side Trips

Schramsberg Vineyards, Inglenook, B Cellars Vineyards and Winery
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Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards ©
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards
B Cellars Vineyards and Winery ©
B Cellars Vineyards and Winery
Pride Mountain Vineyards ©
Pride Mountain Vineyards

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Yellowstone National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the fascinating history of S Rim Trail, thentake in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, and then trek along Artist Point.

For photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park road trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from St. Helena to Yellowstone National Park takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, shuttle, and car. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from St. Helena in August: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 24°C and lows are around 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park
S Rim Trail ©
S Rim Trail
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone

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.
Get some historical perspective at 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Times Square, contemplate the long history of Ellis Island, take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock, and make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read New York City day trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Yellowstone National Park to New York City takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Yellowstone National Park to New York City is 2 hours. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in New York City: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Times Square ©
Times Square
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

1
night
Key West

Key West ©
Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, thensee the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, thensteep yourself in history at Truman Little White House, and finally glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at SunShine Scooters, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Mary Star of the Sea, and then enjoy the sea views from Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum.

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You can fly from New York City to Key West in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Key West: highs are around 38°C and lows about 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Key West

Museums Historic Sites Adventure
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The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum
Truman Little White House ©
Truman Little White House
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory ©
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory

1
night
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.
On the 26th (Mon), see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and then try to win big at Paris Las Vegas. On the 27th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the world from above with a helicopter tour, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, thentry to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and finally make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip planner.

Fly from Key West to Las Vegas in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Key West to Las Vegas is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Key West in August, expect nights in Las Vegas to be about the same, around 29°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 45°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping
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The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
Bellagio Hotel and Casino ©
Bellagio Hotel and Casino

4
nights
Yosemite National Park

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.
Wawona Hotel, National Historic Landmark and Yosemite Valley Chapel will appeal to history buffs. Next up on the itinerary: take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass, explore the striking landscape at Lembert Dome, trek along Panorama Trail, and admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park travel route planner.

Getting from Las Vegas to Yosemite National Park by bus takes about 17.5 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in August, with highs in Yosemite National Park at 32°C and lows at 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass
Yosemite Valley Chapel ©
Yosemite Valley Chapel
Valley View ©
Valley View

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