16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Milan
Fly:  17​h
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
Zion National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Lake Powell
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
Page
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Mesa Verde National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h
Moab
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
Arches National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  5​h
Rock Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h
Salt Lake City
— 1 night
Fly:  18​h 30​min
Milan

2
days
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): catch a ride on Cable Cars, make a trip to Lombard Street, take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, then steep yourself in history at Alcatraz Island, and finally snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge. On the next day, explore and take pictures at AT&T Park, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, have fun and explore at Exploratorium, then take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Golden Gate Park.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco vacation builder.

Milan, Italy to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Milan to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Milan in July, with highs in San Francisco at 26°C and lows at 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Childrens Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass, then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. While traveling from San Francisco, expect somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome
Tioga Pass

few
hours
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park tour planner.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park by combination of bus and car takes about 13.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, with highs in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park at 42°C and lows at 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
General Sherman Tree

1
day
Death Valley National Park

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): explore the activities along Badwater and then explore the striking landscape at Zabriskie Point.

For ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Death Valley National Park sightseeing planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Death Valley National Park. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in July, Death Valley National Park is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 26°C. On the 1st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a bus to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Zabriskie Point

1
day
Las Vegas

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): add some entertainment to your itinerary with Bellagio Fountains.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas travel itinerary creator.

You can take a bus from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Las Vegas when traveling from Death Valley National Park in August, with lows around 30°C. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip

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hours
Zion National Park

Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Zion National Park trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Zion National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Las Vegas in August: highs in Zion National Park hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Angel's Landing

1
day
Bryce Canyon National Park

You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
On the 4th (Sat), trek along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, then take some stellar pictures from Inspiration Point, and then take in breathtaking views at Sunset Point.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Bryce Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park by car takes about 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Lake Powell.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Sunset Point
Inspiration Point

few
hours
Lake Powell

To find traveler tips and more tourist information, read Lake Powell trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Lake Powell in 6.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 40°C in August, and nighttime lows around 25°C. On the 4th (Sat), you'll travel to Page.

Things to do in Lake Powell

Parks Tours Nature

few
hours
Page

Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Page trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Lake Powell to Page by car takes about 4 hours. August in Page sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 24°C at night. You will leave for Grand Canyon National Park on the 5th (Sun).

Things to do in Page

Outdoors Parks Tours

few
hours
Grand Canyon National Park

The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Page to Grand Canyon National Park takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. While traveling from Page, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Bright Angel Trail

few
hours
Monument Valley

Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. To see more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Monument Valley itinerary planner.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Monument Valley by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus. In August, Monument Valley is somewhat warmer than Grand Canyon National Park - with highs of 36°C and lows of 16°C. On the 6th (Mon), you're off toMesa Verde National Park.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours Parks Nature

1
day
Mesa Verde National Park

Whereas most national parks are primarily devoted to showcasing unique and special landscapes, Mesa Verde National Park focuses on ancient human habitation.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): explore the ancient world of Spruce Tree House, then steep yourself in history at Balcony House, and then explore the ancient world of Cliff Palace.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Mesa Verde National Park holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Monument Valley to Mesa Verde National Park takes 4.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Mesa Verde National Park can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can drive to Moab.

Things to do in Mesa Verde National Park

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Cliff Palace
Balcony House
Spruce Tree House

few
hours
Moab

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Moab trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Mesa Verde National Park to Moab in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Mesa Verde National Park in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Moab, with lows of 20°C. You will leave for Arches National Park on the 7th (Tue).

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Parks Tours

few
hours
Arches National Park

Mother Nature kept reaching for red when she painted Arches National Park's 2,000 sandstone arches, resulting in one of the country's more distinctly shaped and colored landscapes.
To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Arches National Park itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Moab to Arches National Park takes an hour. In August in Arches National Park, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Rock Springs.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Delicate Arch
Double Arch

few
hours
Rock Springs

Rock Springs is a city in Sweetwater County, Wyoming, United States. To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Rock Springs trip planner.

You can drive from Arches National Park to Rock Springs in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Arches National Park in August, with highs in Rock Springs at 32°C and lows at 13°C. On the 8th (Wed), you'll travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Rock Springs

Parks Outdoors Nature

2
days
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 8th (Wed): hike along Artist Point and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. Keep things going the next day: take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin, take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park travel planner.

Drive from Rock Springs to Yellowstone National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Rock Springs in August: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 25°C and lows are around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Yellowstone Lake
Grand Prismatic Spring

few
hours
Salt Lake City

Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Salt Lake City travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Salt Lake City by combination of taxi and flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August: highs in Salt Lake City hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 22°C. On the 11th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Historic Sites Classes
Highlights from your plan
Temple Square
Family History Library

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