11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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Monterey
— 1 night
2
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
3
Grand Teton National Park
— 1 night
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
5
Glacier National Park
— 2 nights
6
Bellingham
— 1 night

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night
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. On the 7th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard. Here are some ideas for day two: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Monterey Bay Aquarium, cruise along 17-Mile Drive, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Pacific Grove Shoreline Parkway Marine Refuge.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Monterey itinerary builder tool.

Los Angeles to Monterey is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in August, with highs in Monterey at °F and lows at °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Pacific Grove
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Monterey Bay Aquarium ©
Monterey Bay Aquarium
17-Mile Drive ©
17-Mile Drive
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard

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nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): get a dose of the wild on YExplore Yosemite Adventures - Day Tours, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, thentrek along Panorama Trail, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park online road trip planner.

Getting from Monterey to Yosemite National Park by combination of taxi and bus takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: fly. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Monterey in August: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass

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Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©
The peaks of Grand Teton National Park aren't the highest in the world, but they sit atop what might be nature's archetypes for mountains.
On the 11th (Tue), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grand Teton.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Teton National Park travel route builder app.

Traveling by flight from Yosemite National Park to Grand Teton National Park takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. In August, daytime highs in Grand Teton National Park are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

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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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Old Faithful. And it doesn't end there: witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, explore the striking landscape at Sheepeater Cliffs, admire the sheer force of Kepler Cascades, and contemplate the waterfront views at Firehole River.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 1.5 hours. In August, Yellowstone National Park is a bit cooler than Grand Teton National Park - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

2
nights
Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at McDonald Creek and then explore the striking landscape at Grinnell Glacier. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the sheer force of Virginia Falls, explore and take pictures at Going-to-the-Sun Road, and then admire the verdant scenery at Logan Pass.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Glacier National Park online day trip planner.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Glacier National Park in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Glacier National Park: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Bellingham.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road
Virginia Falls ©
Virginia Falls

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night
Bellingham

Bellingham ©
Perched at the northern end of Washington's Pacific coast, the mid-sized city of Bellingham serves as an important stopover on the road between Seattle and Vancouver.
On the 17th (Mon), hike along South Bay Trail, thenrelax and float downstream with Triad River Tours, and then hike along Whatcom Falls Park.

Make your Bellingham itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by flight from Glacier National Park to Bellingham takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Glacier National Park to Bellingham is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Glacier National Park, expect a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in Bellingham, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bellingham

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Triad River Tours ©
Triad River Tours
Whatcom Falls Park ©
Whatcom Falls Park

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