11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  11​h 30​min
1
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  12​h
2
Zion National Park
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Denver
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Newark

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night
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©
With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip planner .

Newark to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. When traveling from Newark in November, plan for somewhat warmer days in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, with highs around 67°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Nature
Highlights from your plan
Giant Forest ©
Giant Forest
Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park ©

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): hike along The Narrows. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: cruise along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive and then hike along Angel's Landing.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Zion National Park trip maker .

You can do a combination of car, shuttle, bus, flight, and taxi from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Zion National Park in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, shuttle, bus, and flight; or do a combination of car, bus, flight, and taxi. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In November, Zion National Park is a bit cooler than Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park - with highs of 61°F and lows of 29°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Outdoors Trails Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive ©
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

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.
Spend the 10th (Sat) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. The adventure continues: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, get great views at Lookout Point, and explore the activities along Yellowstone Lake.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park route planning app .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Zion National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, flight, and car; or drive. While traveling from Zion National Park, expect colder days and a bit cooler nights in Yellowstone National Park, ranging from highs of 33°F to lows of 12°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Denver.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Yellowstone Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake

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night
Denver

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): stroll through Denver Zoo, then take in nature's colorful creations at Denver Botanic Gardens, and then admire all the interesting features of Coors Field.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Denver trip planner .

Traveling by combination of car, flight, and train from Yellowstone National Park to Denver takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, shuttle, flight, and train; or drive. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in November, you will find days in Denver are warmer (54°F), and nights are a bit warmer (29°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Denver

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Coors Field ©
Coors Field
Denver Zoo ©
Denver Zoo

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nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, pause for some photo ops at Cloud Gate, take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, and admire the landmark architecture of 360 Chicago Observation Deck.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Chicago online trip planner .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Denver to Chicago takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Denver in November, Chicago is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 35°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

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