13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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13 days in United States Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly + Drive:  7​h 45​min
1
Thermopolis
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h
3
Zion National Park
— 3 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + Drive:  9​h
4
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
End: San Francisco

1
night
Thermopolis

Thermopolis ©
Thermopolis is the largest town in, and the county seat of Hot Springs County, Wyoming, United States. To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Thermopolis tour planner .

San Francisco to Thermopolis is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Francisco to Thermopolis. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from San Francisco in June since evenings lows in Thermopolis dip to 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Thermopolis

Museums Childrens Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Wyoming Dinosaur Center ©
Wyoming Dinosaur Center
Hot Springs State Park ©
Hot Springs State Park
Hot Springs County Museum ©
Hot Springs County Museum

5
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like North Rim Trail and Gibbon Falls. Visiting Artist Point and Upper Geyser Basin will get you outdoors. Spend the 29th (Sat) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, explore the activities along Yellowstone Lake, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lake Butte Overlook.

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Getting from Thermopolis to Yellowstone National Park by car takes about 4 hours. Traveling from Thermopolis in June, Yellowstone National Park is slightly colder at night with lows of 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Zion National Park.

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
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

3
nights
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.
Get in touch with nature at The Narrows and Angel's Landing. Spend the 3rd (Wed) exploring nature at Zion National Park. It doesn't end there: cruise along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive and explore the stunning scenery at Zion's Main Canyon.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Zion National Park trip builder site .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Zion National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and taxi; or drive. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Zion National Park, ranging from highs of 94°F to lows of 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

2
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Cathedral Beach Picnic Area and Panorama Trail. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nevada Falls Loop, and make a trip to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park trip planning app .

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and car from Zion National Park to Yosemite National Park in 9 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Zion National Park to Yosemite National Park is minus 1 hour. In July, Yosemite National Park is slightly colder than Zion National Park - with highs of 83°F and lows of 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

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