10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Kansas City
Fly + Drive:  8​h
1
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
2
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h 30​min
3
Redwood National Park
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  12​h 15​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  18​h 30​min
End: Kansas City

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Wraith Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along Artist Point, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, and then take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip maker website .

Kansas City to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Kansas City to Yellowstone National Park is minus 1 hour. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Kansas City in May: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 52°F and lows are around 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Artist Point ©
Artist Point
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 28th (Mon), take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island, and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco holiday planning tool .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and subway; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in May, plan for a bit warmer days and warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 68°F by day to 53°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

1
night
Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Redwood National Park.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Redwood National Park day trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi from San Francisco to Redwood National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from San Francisco in May, things will get slightly colder in Redwood National Park: highs are around 59°F and lows about 47°F. On the 30th (Wed), you'll travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Outdoors Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park

3
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Rim Trail and Bright Angel Trail. Discover out-of-the-way places like South Kaibab Trail and Mather Point. It doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim and take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park online visit planner .

Getting from Redwood National Park to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 18.5 hours. Other options: fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Redwood National Park to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. Traveling from Redwood National Park in May, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are somewhat warmer (69°F), and nights are a bit cooler (32°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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