10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
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Salt Lake City
— Few hours
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Zion National Park
— 1 night
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Las Vegas
— 1 night
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Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

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 15th (Sat): take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin, take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser, witness a stunning natural landmark at Blue Star Spring, then take in the natural beauty of Solitary Geyser, then take in the natural beauty of Daisy Geyser, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful. On the next day, trek along North Rim Trail, take in the natural beauty of Norris Geyser Basin, explore the striking landscape at Back Basin, then trek along Artists’ Paintpots, then identify plant and animal life at Beryl Spring, and finally contemplate the geological forces at Monument Geyser Basin.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

Oakland to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, shuttle, bus, and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Oakland to Yellowstone National Park. Traveling from Oakland in August, plan for cooler nights in Yellowstone National Park, with lows around 38°F. On the 17th (Mon), you're off to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin
Norris Geyser Basin ©
Norris Geyser Basin
Monument Geyser Basin ©
Monument Geyser Basin

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Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©

Crossroads of the West

Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): contemplate the long history of McCune Mansion.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Salt Lake City trip planning website.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Salt Lake City by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car, bus, shuttle, taxi, and train. In August, Salt Lake City is much warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 92°F and lows of 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Highlights from your plan
McCune Mansion ©
McCune Mansion

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Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
For maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Zion National Park journey builder site.

Getting from Salt Lake City to Zion National Park by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Salt Lake City in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 54°F in Zion National Park. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Hidden Canyon ©
Hidden Canyon
Riverside Walk ©
Riverside Walk
Temple of Sinawava Trail ©
Temple of Sinawava Trail

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, then examine the collection at Counts Kustoms, then get engrossed in the history at Titanic, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Las Vegas takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Zion National Park in August, you will find days in Las Vegas are a bit warmer (101°F), and nights are warmer (77°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods · Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Titanic ©
Titanic

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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©

Hottest, Driest, Lowest

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at The Devil's Speedway, explore the striking landscape at Zabriskie Point, contemplate the long history of Harmony Borax Works, then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Eureka Mine, and finally take an in-depth tour of The Ranch at Furnace Creek.

Plan trip to Death Valley National Park with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in August, expect slightly colder with lows of 70°F in Death Valley National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Harmony Borax Works ©
Harmony Borax Works
Eureka Mine ©
Eureka Mine

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Explore hidden gems such as The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens and Hollywood Bowl Museum. Get some historical perspective at Santa Monica Pier and Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels. Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Laguna Beach (Main Beach, 1,000 Steps Beach, &more) and Dana Point (Dana Point Parasail & Salt Creek Beach). There's still lots to do: admire all the interesting features of 26-Mile Bike Path, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, examine the collection at Skirball Cultural Center, and stroll the grounds of Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Death Valley National Park to Los Angeles by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in August, expect nights in Los Angeles to be about the same, around 66°F, while days are slightly colder, around 84°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
26-Mile Bike Path ©
26-Mile Bike Path
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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