15 days in Utah, Arizona & San Francisco Itinerary

15 days in Utah, Arizona & San Francisco Itinerary

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15 days in Utah, Arizona & San Francisco Itinerary

Start: Lugano
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  29​h
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Page
— Few hours
Fly + subway:  5​h 45​min
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly + train:  17​h 30​min
End: Lugano

2
days
Bryce Canyon National Park

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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): enjoy breathtaking views from Bryce Point, then take some stellar pictures from Inspiration Point, then hike along Navajo Loop Trail, and finally look for gifts at Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Tue): trek along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

To find where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Bryce Canyon National Park trip builder .

Lugano, Switzerland to Bryce Canyon National Park is an approximately 29-hour flight. Traveling from Lugano to Bryce Canyon National Park, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in Bryce Canyon National Park when traveling from Lugano in July, with lows around 9°C. On the 31st (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

#Trails, #Outdoors, #Parks
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Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point
Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop ©
Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop

5
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.
On the 2nd (Thu), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, admire all the interesting features of East Rim Drive, get great views at Powell Point, and trek along South Kaibab Trail.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park tour planning tool .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Bryce Canyon National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. July in Grand Canyon National Park sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

few
hours
Page

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.
To see photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Page trip builder website .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Page by combination of taxi and flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August: high temperatures in Page hover around 39°C and lows are around 24°C. You will leave for San Francisco on the 6th (Mon).

Things to do in Page

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Tours

5
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, explore and take pictures at AT&T Park, explore the engaging exhibits at Exploratorium, and take a stroll through SoMa.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco road trip app .

You can do a combination of flight and subway from Page to San Francisco in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and subway; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Page to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Page in August, you will find days in San Francisco are much colder (26°C), and nights are slightly colder (17°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Neighborhoods, #Parks, #Tours
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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