13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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13 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Charlotte
Fly + Drive:  7​h 45​min
1
Moab
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  9​h 15​min
3
Idaho Falls
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Jackson Hole
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
6
Zion National Park
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
7
Billings
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h
End: Charlotte

1
night
Moab

Moab
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Moab vacation builder.

Charlotte to Moab is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Charlotte to Moab. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Charlotte in May since evenings lows in Moab dip to 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Scenic Drive

4
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Tusayan Museum and Kolb Studio. Take a break from the city and head to Hopi House and Rim Trail. On the 26th (Sat), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, get a taste of the local shopping with Lookout Studio, steep yourself in history at Hermit's Rest, and look for gifts at Canyon Village Marketplace.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Moab to Grand Canyon National Park takes 5.5 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Moab in May; daily highs in Grand Canyon National Park reach 69°F and lows reach 32°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel to Idaho Falls.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

1
night
Idaho Falls

Idaho Falls ©
Idaho Falls is a city in and the county seat of Bonneville County, Idaho, United States, and is the largest city in Eastern Idaho. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): explore and take pictures at Melaleuca Field, then don't miss a visit to Snake River Greenbelt, and then contemplate the geological forces at Hell's Half Acre.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Idaho Falls travel itinerary creator.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Idaho Falls in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, Idaho Falls is a bit warmer at night with lows of 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Idaho Falls

Outdoors Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Hell's Half Acre Lava Field ©
Hell's Half Acre Lava Field
Melaleuca Field ©
Melaleuca Field

1
night
Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole ©
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Thu): identify plant and animal life at National Elk Refuge and then examine the collection at National Museum of Wildlife Art.

For photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Jackson Hole custom trip planner.

Getting from Idaho Falls to Jackson Hole by car takes about 2.5 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Idaho Falls in May: high temperatures in Jackson Hole hover around 60°F and lows are around 33°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Museums
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of Wildlife Art ©
National Museum of Wildlife Art

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): explore the stunning scenery at S Rim Trail and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. On the 2nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Lamar Valley and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park online itinerary creator.

Traveling by car from Jackson Hole to Yellowstone National Park takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Jackson Hole in May: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 52°F and lows are around 27°F. On the 3rd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): hike along Angel's Landing.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Zion National Park trip builder.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Zion National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, plan for much hotter days and somewhat warmer nights in Zion National Park: temperatures range from 93°F by day to 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Billings.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Outdoors Trails Parks
Highlights from your plan
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

1
night
Billings

Billings ©
Billings is the largest city in the state of Montana, and is the principal city of the Billings Metropolitan Area with a population of 166,855.Billings is located in the south-eastern portion of the state and is the seat of Yellowstone County, which had a 2015 population of 157,048. To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Billings vacation trip planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Zion National Park to Billings takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Zion National Park in June: highs in Billings hover around 78°F, while lows dip to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Billings

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Pictograph Cave State Park ©
Pictograph Cave State Park
Scheels ©
Scheels

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