17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Bristol
train + Fly + bus:  19​h 15​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  11​h 15​min
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Death Valley National Park
— 2 nights
bus:  9​h 30​min
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
Bristol

4
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.
Get outdoors at Grand Canyon South Rim and Bright Angel Trail. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail, trek along South Kaibab Trail, take in breathtaking views at Inner Canyon, and take a memorable drive along East Rim Drive.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

Bristol, UK to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of train, flight, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Bristol to Grand Canyon National Park. In May, daily temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can go by car to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

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
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

1
day
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): explore the stunning scenery at Kings Canyon National Park.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip maker tool .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park takes 11.5 hours. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May; daily highs in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park reach 32°C and lows reach 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

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Kings Canyon National Park ©
Kings Canyon National Park

1
day
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
On the 8th (Tue), take an in-depth tour of The Ranch at Furnace Creek, then explore the striking landscape at Zabriskie Point, and then take some stellar pictures from Dante's View.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Death Valley National Park holiday planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Death Valley National Park. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in May since evenings lows in Death Valley National Park dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

#Nature, #Parks, #Museums
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Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Dante's View ©
Dante's View
The Ranch at Furnace Creek ©
The Ranch at Furnace Creek

4
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Glacier Point and El Capitan. There's much more to do: stroll through May Lake Trailhead, trek along Merced Grove, contemplate the waterfront views at Tenaya Lake, and don't miss a visit to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park sightseeing planner .

Traveling by bus from Death Valley National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. In May, Yosemite National Park is cooler than Death Valley National Park - with highs of 21°C and lows of 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
El Capitan ©
El Capitan
Gaylor Lake ©
Gaylor Lake

3
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get some historical perspective at Alcatraz Island and Filbert Steps. There's still lots to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, tour the pleasant surroundings at Golden Gate Park, and contemplate the long history of City Lights Booksellers & Publishers.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco tour builder site .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Yosemite National Park in May since evenings lows in San Francisco dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks
Filbert Steps ©
Filbert Steps

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