25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

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25 days in United States Itinerary

Newark
Fly:  9​h 30​min
Horseshoe Bend
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 15​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
Newark

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Horseshoe Bend

Horseshoe Bend is the largest city in rural Boise County, in the southwestern part of the U.S. To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Horseshoe Bend itinerary builder.

Newark to Horseshoe Bend is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Horseshoe Bend when traveling from Newark in October, with lows around 42°F. On the 14th (Sat), you'll travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Horseshoe Bend

Parks Outdoors Tours

5
days
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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, sightseeing, trails, scenic drive, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, trek along Nevada Falls Loop, don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Panorama Trail.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park travel planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Horseshoe Bend to Yosemite National Park. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Horseshoe Bend to Yosemite National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Horseshoe Bend in October, Yosemite National Park is a bit cooler at night with lows of 29°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point
Tioga Pass
Olmsted Point

4
days
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
When in San Francisco, make a side trip to see Wine Tours & Tastings in Napa, approximately 1h 10 min away. There's much more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island, tour the pleasant surroundings at Golden Gate Park, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and kick back and relax at China Beach.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco trip planner.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in San Francisco, with highs around 73°F, while nights are much hotter with lows around 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can drive to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Sightseeing Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Wine Tours & Tastings
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island
Wine Tours & Tastings
Fisherman's Wharf

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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.
To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from San Francisco to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, bus, shuttle, and car; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, shuttle, and car. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from San Francisco in October since evenings lows in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park dip to 39°F. On the 24th (Tue), you'll travel to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

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Death Valley National Park

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Death Valley National Park vacation planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Death Valley National Park. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in October since evenings lows in Death Valley National Park dip to 50°F. You will leave for Grand Canyon National Park on the 25th (Wed).

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature Sightseeing

4
days
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.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, sightseeing, trails, historic sites, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Pima Point, don't miss a visit to Grand Canyon Village, and trek along Rim Trail.

To find ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Death Valley National Park to Grand Canyon National Park by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Death Valley National Park to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. In October, Grand Canyon National Park is a bit cooler than Death Valley National Park - with highs of 66°F and lows of 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Sightseeing Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Lipan Point
Rim Trail
Pima Point

1
day
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. On the 30th (Mon), look for gifts at Navajo Jewelry and Design and then take in the dramatic natural features at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Monument Valley trip 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. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, Monument Valley is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Sightseeing Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan

2
days
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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): explore the stunning scenery at Zion's Main Canyon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Wed): take some stellar pictures from Observation Point, then take a memorable drive along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, and then take a memorable drive along Zion Shuttle.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Zion National Park custom trip planner.

You can drive from Monument Valley to Zion National Park in 6 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Zion National Park when traveling from Monument Valley in October, with lows around 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Observation Point
The Narrows

4
days
Las Vegas

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Step out of Las Vegas to go to Overton and see Valley of Fire State Park, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. The adventure continues: get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, enjoy some diversion at Chapel of the Flowers, explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, and examine the collection at The Mob Museum.

For where to stay and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Zion National Park to Las Vegas in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Zion National Park in November, expect Las Vegas to be a bit warmer, temps between 68°F and 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Sightseeing

Side Trip

Valley of Fire State Park
Highlights from your plan
The Strip
The Mob Museum

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