16 days in Western US Itinerary

16 days in Western US Itinerary

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16 days in Western US Itinerary

Start: Nuremberg
Fly:  18​h 15​min
Jackson Hole
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + shuttle:  9​h
Sedona
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Page
— 2 nights
Fly + subway:  5​h 30​min
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Nuremberg

1
night
Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole ©
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): take in the awesome beauty at Grand Teton. On your second day here, take in the awesome beauty at Teton Point Turnout, admire the verdant scenery at Amphitheater Lake, and then explore the striking landscape of String Lake.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Jackson Hole trip planner .

Nuremberg, Germany to Jackson Hole is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Traveling from Nuremberg to Jackson Hole, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Nuremberg in May, expect slightly colder with lows of 0°C in Jackson Hole. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton National Park
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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
String Lake ©
String Lake
Amphitheater Lake ©
Amphitheater Lake

3
nights
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center and Old Faithful. Get in touch with nature at Lamar Valley and Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. There's lots more to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, don't miss a visit to Artist Point, hike along North Rim Trail, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lake Butte Overlook.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary tool .

Getting from Jackson Hole to Yellowstone National Park by car takes about 2 hours. In May, Yellowstone National Park is slightly colder than Jackson Hole - with highs of 13°C and lows of -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
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Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley

1
night
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
On the 12th (Sun), explore the striking landscape at Bell Rock and then take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Rock. Here are some ideas for day two: take a memorable drive along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), take in breathtaking views at Oak Creek Canyon, and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

For ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Sedona trip planner.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Sedona by combination of taxi, flight, and shuttle takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in May; daily highs in Sedona reach 30°C and lows reach 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

#Parks, #Nature, #Scenic Drive
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Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Oak Creek Canyon ©
Oak Creek Canyon
Bell Rock ©
Bell Rock

2
nights
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 14th (Tue), get great views at Mather Point, then hike along South Kaibab Trail, and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim. Keep things going the next day: hike along Bright Angel Trail.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip planning website .

Getting from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Sedona in May: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can go by car 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
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

2
nights
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.
On the 16th (Thu), choose your vessel at All In Boat Rentals, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and then explore the stunning scenery at Lower Antelope Canyon. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic natural features at Paria Canyon Wilderness Area, explore the activities along Marble Canyon, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Page trip tool .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Page takes 2.5 hours. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Page, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Page

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Marble Canyon, Big Water
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Lower Antelope Canyon ©
Lower Antelope Canyon
Marble Canyon ©
Marble Canyon

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Take a break from the city and head to Alcatraz Island and Bodega Dunes. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Castello di Amorosa and Muir Woods National Monument. There's much more to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take a stroll through Twin Peaks, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and contemplate the long history of City Lights Booksellers.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read San Francisco trip builder tool .

Do a combination of flight and subway from Page to San Francisco in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and subway; or drive. Traveling from Page to San Francisco, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Page in May, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Nature

Side Trips

Muir Woods National Monument, Castello di Amorosa, Bodega Dunes
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument

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