21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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21 days in United States Itinerary

Milan
Fly:  18​h 15​min
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  14​h 15​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
+3
bus + Fly + bus + taxi:  13​h
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
Milan

1
day
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
National Landmark red cliffs and the even more striking Pikes Peak mountain attracts tourism to Colorado Springs.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): have some family-friendly fun at Battlefield Colorado, then get in on the family fun at North Pole - Santa's Workshop, then look for gifts at Downtown Manitou Springs, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Garden of the Gods.

For reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs tour itinerary planning tool .

Milan, Italy to Colorado Springs is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Milan to Colorado Springs. Expect little chillier evenings in Colorado Springs when traveling from Milan in August, with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

Downtown Manitou Springs, North Pole - Santa's Workshop
Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Battlefield Colorado ©
Battlefield Colorado
North Pole - Santa's Workshop
North Pole - Santa's Workshop

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.
On the 26th (Sun), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Washburn. There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, admire the sheer force of Wraith Falls, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, and hike along Artist Point.

To find traveler tips and tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park route planning tool .

Traveling by combination of shuttle, flight, and car from Colorado Springs to Yellowstone National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Colorado Springs in August, expect Yellowstone National Park to be slightly colder, temps between 25°C and 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Yellowstone Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake

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.
On the 30th (Thu), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Yaki Point, trek along Rim Trail, and stroll through North Kaibab Trail.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary app .

Drive from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 14.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August; daily highs in Grand Canyon National Park reach 31°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

3
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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, hike along Panorama Trail, stroll through Tuolumne Meadows, and explore and take pictures at Tioga Pass.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip planner .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and taxi from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park is minus 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September since evenings lows in Yosemite National Park dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

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: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, tour the pleasant surroundings at Alcatraz Island, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco vacation planning app .

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. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in San Francisco when traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, with lows around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf
Fisherman's Wharf

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