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Suggestions for 2.5 weeks USA

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Suggestions for 2.5 weeks USA

We fly into San Fran early December and having trouble deciding where to visit. My partner and I are in our mid-late 20's and like outdoors/food/adventure/fun. We will spend 2-3 days in SF plus 1 or 2 nights at Yosemite. We also want 6 nights In NY after and have about 4 nights spare before meeting friends in Calgary/Banff on xmas eve. Will be rd tripping later from Banff to Vancouver with them.

Basically we don't know where to go after Yosemite whether we stop somewhere before New York or after. Considered New Orleans between. Considered Montreal or Quebec after New York before flying to Calgary.

Don't have any interest in LA or Vegas (my partner has done both already).

Any suggestions of where to spend those 4 nights.

Budget $100-$200 AUD per night accommodation

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1. Re: Suggestions for 2.5 weeks USA

thank you for sharing your plan

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2. Re: Suggestions for 2.5 weeks USA

Welcome to The States and the forum.

I would honestly spend some more time in Yosemite. 1 night would not nearly be adequate. Especially if you like outdoors and adventure. You could spend the whole four days there. Also look into Sequoia.

A couple of other thoughts are driving down the California Coast, Napa or Sonoma wine country, or going to Death Valley.

New Orleans is great, but it's not anywhere near California or New York. I would just stay in CA.

You may also want to post this on the road trip or California forum for more feedback.

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"like outdoors/food/adventure/fun"

Because you are connecting your US travel by flights, we don't see a problem as you connect the dots.

And because you are outdoor fans the USNPs are a best bet.

NPS.gov Homepage (U.S. National Park Service)


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Maybe Seattle or Portland?

Chicago is good too, but not so much in the way of the great outdoors

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You could consider 3 nights at Yosemite and 4 nights at Washington DC after NY.

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