12 days in Sacramento, Yellowstone National Park & Moab Itinerary

12 days in Sacramento, Yellowstone National Park & Moab Itinerary

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Sacramento
— 2 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
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Moab
— 3 nights

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Sacramento

River City

The capital city of America's most economically significant state, Sacramento is an important stop for any politico.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): learn about winemaking at Modus Operandi Cellars and then do a tasting at V. Sattui Winery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Sacramento trip itinerary planning website.

New York City to Sacramento is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Traveling from New York City in September, you will find days in Sacramento are a bit warmer (88°F), and nights are a bit cooler (58°F). On the 27th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Sacramento

Wineries · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

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Wine Tours & Tastings
V. Sattui Winery ©
V. Sattui Winery
California State Railroad Museum ©
California State Railroad Museum

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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.
Visiting Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Upper Geyser Basin will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Natural Bridge Trail, witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, take in the dramatic scenery at Mystic Falls Trail, and get impressive views of Monument Geyser Basin.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary website.

You can fly from Sacramento to Yellowstone National Park in 8.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, shuttle, bus, and car. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. In September, Yellowstone National Park is much colder than Sacramento - with highs of 60°F and lows of 33°F. On the 2nd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Moab.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Firehole Canyon Drive ©
Firehole Canyon Drive
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

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Moab

Moab ©

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Get outdoors at Arches National Park and Canyoning & Rappelling Tours. There's lots more to do: see Off-Road Tours, grab your bike and head to Bike Fiend, view the masterpieces at Tom Till Gallery, and get interesting insight from Deep Desert Expeditions.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Moab journey planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Yellowstone National Park to Moab takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, shuttle, taxi, and train. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October: highs in Moab hover around 71°F, while lows dip to 42°F. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Tours · Trails · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Off-Road Tours
Deep Desert Expeditions ©
Deep Desert Expeditions

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