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:  25​h
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
+3
taxi + bus + Fly + Drive:  12​h 45​min
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  7​h 30​min
Flagstaff
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Page
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + tram + bus:  9​h 15​min
Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
Fly:  18​h 15​min
End: Nuremberg

2
nights
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.
Get in touch with nature at Tuolumne Meadows and Panorama Trail. Step off the beaten path and head to Sentinel Dome and Olmsted Point. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point and take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip planner .

Nuremberg, Germany to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 25-hour flight. Traveling from Nuremberg to Yosemite National Park, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier evenings in Yosemite National Park when traveling from Nuremberg in August, with lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

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

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Grand Loop Road and Artist Point. Explore hidden gems such as West Thumb Geyser Basin and Lake Butte Overlook. Spend the 12th (Sun) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, take in the dramatic scenery at Lewis Falls, and explore the striking landscape at Artists’ Paintpots.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

You can do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and car from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, expect Yellowstone National Park to be slightly colder, temps between 24°C and 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors
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Artist Point ©
Artist Point
Grand Loop Road ©
Grand Loop Road
Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park

1
night
Flagstaff

Flagstaff ©
Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Rock. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Bearizona Wildlife Park and then admire nature's extreme beauty at Painted Desert.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Flagstaff journey planner .

You can do a combination of car, flight, and bus from Yellowstone National Park to Flagstaff in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, expect Flagstaff to be somewhat warmer, temps between 29°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to drive to Page.

Things to do in Flagstaff

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Cathedral Rock, Painted Desert, Bearizona Wildlife Park
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Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Bearizona Wildlife Park ©
Bearizona Wildlife Park
Painted Desert ©
Painted Desert

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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, then take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon, and then explore the stunning scenery at Lower Antelope Canyon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Glen Canyon National Recreation Area.

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Getting from Flagstaff to Page by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Flagstaff in August, with highs in Page at 39°C and lows at 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Page

#Nature, #Parks, #Wildlife
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Glen Canyon National Recreation Area ©
Lower Antelope Canyon ©
Lower Antelope Canyon
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon

2
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. We've included these beaches for you: Cannon Beach and Rockaway Beach Wayside. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Bayocean Peninsula County Park and Astoria Column. When in Cannon Beach, make a side trip to see Young River Falls in Astoria, approximately 30 minutes away. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Haystack Rock and immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Cannon Beach trip planner .

Getting from Page to Cannon Beach by combination of flight and bus takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Page to Cannon Beach. Expect colder weather when traveling from Page in August: highs in Cannon Beach hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Astoria, Bayocean Peninsula County Park, Rockaway Beach Wayside
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Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Astoria Column ©
Astoria Column

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