13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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13 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly + taxi:  20​h 45​min
Glacier National Park
— 1 night
+2
taxi + Fly + Drive:  7​h 30​min
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  10​h 30​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  12​h 15​min
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly:  19​h
End: Cairo

2
days
Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Virginia Falls, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Highline Trail, and then explore the striking landscape at Grinnell Glacier.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Glacier National Park trip planner .

Cairo, Egypt to Glacier National Park is an approximately 21-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Cairo to Glacier National Park. While traveling from Cairo, expect a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Glacier National Park, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Trails
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Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Virginia Falls ©
Virginia Falls

3
days
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.
Get outdoors at Hayden Valley and Yellowstone Lake. There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, take a memorable drive along Virginia Cascade Drive, and identify plant and animal life at Gibbon Falls.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park journey builder tool .

Getting from Glacier National Park to Yellowstone National Park by combination of taxi, flight, and car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and flight. Traveling from Glacier National Park in July, expect Yellowstone National Park to be slightly colder, temps between 26°C and 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Yellowstone Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley

3
days
Grand Canyon National Park

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Bright Angel Trail and South Kaibab Trail. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Powell Point, and hike along Rim Trail.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of car, flight, and bus takes about 10.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or take a bus. In July, Grand Canyon National Park is somewhat warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 34°C and lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

#Parks, #Trails, #Outdoors
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

2
days
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.
On the 21st (Sat), make a trip to Olmsted Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tuolumne Meadows, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point. On your second day here, take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, then admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and then trek along Panorama Trail.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park travel route builder tool .

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park in 12.5 hours. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in Yosemite National Park when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

#Parks, #Trails, #Outdoors
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

1
day
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 23rd (Mon), take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read San Francisco trip planner .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, expect nights in San Francisco to be a bit warmer, around 16°C, while days are little chillier, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Nature
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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