10 days in California, Utah & Montana Itinerary

10 days in California, Utah & Montana Itinerary

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10 days in California, Utah & Montana Itinerary

Start: Saskatoon
Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
Carmel
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Calistoga
— 1 night
+2
taxi + Fly + Drive:  9​h 30​min
3
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Moab
— 2 nights
Drive:  10​h
5
Miles City
— 2 nights
Drive:  10​h 15​min
End: Saskatoon

3
nights
Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Cannery Row, visit a coastal fixture at Point Pinos Lighthouse, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Carlos Cathedral, and finally kick back and relax at Carmel City Beach/Carmel River Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sun): admire the sheer force of McWay Falls, then trek along Partington Cove, then kick back and relax at Pfeiffer State Beach, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Point Lobos State Reserve.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Carmel trip maker app .

Saskatoon, Canada to Carmel is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Saskatoon to Carmel, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Saskatoon in March, things will get warmer in Carmel: highs are around 20°C and lows about 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can go by car to Calistoga.

Things to do in Carmel

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Big Sur, Monterey, Point Pinos Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Pfeiffer State Beach ©
Pfeiffer State Beach
McWay Falls ©
McWay Falls
Carmel River State Beach ©
Carmel River State Beach

1
night
Calistoga

Calistoga ©
Indulgence is the name of the game in Calistoga.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): examine the collection at Sharpsteen Museum, savor the flavors at Castello di Amorosa, and then learn about winemaking at Venge Vineyards.

To see where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Calistoga day trip website .

Drive from Carmel to Calistoga in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, flight, and taxi. Traveling from Carmel in March, plan for slightly colder nights in Calistoga, with lows around 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Calistoga

#Wineries, #Museums, #Historic Sites
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Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa
Sharpsteen Museum ©
Sharpsteen Museum
Venge Vineyards ©
Venge Vineyards

1
night
Monument Valley

Monument Valley ©
Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): trek along Wildcat Trail and then take in the dramatic natural features at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Monument Valley trip planner .

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus from Calistoga to Monument Valley in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and car; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Calistoga to Monument Valley due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Calistoga in March; daily highs in Monument Valley reach 15°C and lows reach 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Moab.

Things to do in Monument Valley

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails
Highlights from your plan
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Wildcat Trail ©
Wildcat Trail

2
nights
Moab

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour and then admire the majestic nature at Dead Horse Point State Park.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Moab online travel route planner .

You can drive from Monument Valley to Moab in 3 hours. Traveling from Monument Valley in March, you will find days in Moab are somewhat warmer (19°C), and nights are about the same (0°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Miles City.

Things to do in Moab

#Tours, #Outdoors, #Parks
Highlights from your plan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Dead Horse Point State Park ©
Dead Horse Point State Park

2
nights
Miles City

Miles City ©
Miles City is a city in and the county seat of Custer County, Montana, United States. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): learn about winemaking at Tongue River Winery, see the interesting displays at Range Riders Museum, and then admire the masterpieces at WaterWorks Art Museum.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Miles City trip planner .

You can drive from Moab to Miles City in 12.5 hours. Another option is to fly. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Moab in March, with highs in Miles City at 9°C and lows at -5°C. On the 11th (Sun), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Miles City

#Museums, #Wineries
Highlights from your plan
WaterWorks Art Museum ©
WaterWorks Art Museum
Range Riders Museum ©
Range Riders Museum
Tongue River Winery ©
Tongue River Winery

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