10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: New York City
+2
Bus + Fly + Taxi:  7 h 45 min
1
Badlands National Park
— Few hours
Taxi + Fly:  5 h 30 min
2
Jackson Hole
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5 h 30 min
4
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  9 h 30 min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
6
Chandler
— 2 nights
+3
Bus + Tram + Fly + Foot:  9 h 45 min
End: New York City

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Badlands National Park

Badlands National Park
Although Badlands National Park's name might not be the most inviting, its landscape of pinnacles, eroded buttes, spires, and an expansive, pristine mixed-grass prairie remain enticing.
For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Badlands National Park trip tool.

New York City to Badlands National Park is an approximately 8- hour combination of bus, flight, and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from New York City to Badlands National Park, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in May, plan for little chillier nights in Badlands National Park, with lows around 42°F. You'll set off for Jackson Hole on the 23rd (Sat).

Things to do in Badlands National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

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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.
On the 24th (Sun), cruise along Moose Wilson Road, view the masterpieces at Thal Glass Studio, then see the interesting displays at National Museum of Wildlife Art, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady Of The Mountains.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Jackson Hole vacation planning website.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Badlands National Park to Jackson Hole in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, car, and taxi. Traveling from Badlands National Park in May, things will get little chillier in Jackson Hole: highs are around 60°F and lows about 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Museums Scenic Drive Outdoors

Side Trip

Moose Wilson Road
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of Wildlife Art ©
National Museum of Wildlife Art
Moose Wilson Road ©
Moose Wilson Road
Our Lady Of The Mountains ©
Our Lady Of The Mountains

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Upper Falls of the Yellowstone River, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, and then hike along Artist Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser, witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, witness a stunning natural landmark at Midway Geyser Basin, then take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Sapphire Pool.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Jackson Hole to Yellowstone National Park takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Jackson Hole in May, expect Yellowstone National Park to be a bit cooler, temps between 53°F and 27°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

2
nights
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
On the 27th (Wed), observe the fascinating underwater world at Seattle Aquarium, don't miss a visit to Space Needle, get a taste of the local shopping with Chihuly Garden and Glass, then stop by Lion Heart Book Store, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Pike Place Market. On the next day, explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum and then stroll around Waterfall Garden Park.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Seattle online road trip planner.

Do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Seattle: temperatures range from 68°F by day to 52°F at night. On the 28th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim and then trek along Bright Angel Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sat): trek along Rim Trail and then explore the stunning scenery at Inner Canyon.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Seattle to Grand Canyon National Park in 9.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Seattle in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Grand Canyon National Park, with lows of 33°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can go by car to Chandler.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

2
nights
Chandler

Chandler ©
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Anne's Roman Catholic Church, get outside with Right On Target Clay Guides of AZ, then get engrossed in the history at Chandler Museum, then explore by horseback at KOLI Equestrian Center, and finally view the masterpieces at Zelma Basha Salmeri Gallery.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Chandler trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Chandler takes 4 hours. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May; daily highs in Chandler reach 91°F and lows reach 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Chandler

Outdoors Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Gilbert
Highlights from your plan
KOLI Equestrian Center ©
KOLI Equestrian Center
St. Anne's Roman Catholic Church ©
St. Anne's Roman Catholic Church
Chandler Museum ©
Chandler Museum

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