14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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Denver
— 1 night
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Sedona
— 2 nights
3
Monument Valley
— 1 night
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Zion National Park
— 1 night
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Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
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Napa
— 1 night
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Redwood National Park
— 2 nights

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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.
On the 18th (Mon), learn more about the world around you at Denver Museum of Nature & Science and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Trinity United Methodist Church, then get to know the resident critters at Denver Zoo, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Denver tour itinerary builder.

Atlanta to Denver is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Atlanta in May, things will get a bit cooler in Denver: highs are around 66°F and lows about 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Denver

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

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River Rafting & Tubing
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River Rafting & Tubing
Denver Zoo ©
Denver Zoo
Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science

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Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): view the masterpieces at Exposures International Gallery of Fine Art, take in the dramatic natural features at Bell Rock, and then explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Rock. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Thu): get to know the resident critters at Bearizona Wildlife Park and then immerse yourself in nature at Slide Rock State Park.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Sedona tour itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Denver to Sedona takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Denver in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Sedona: highs are around 78°F and lows about 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Bearizona Wildlife Park
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Bearizona Wildlife Park ©
Bearizona Wildlife Park
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Bell Rock ©
Bell Rock

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Monument Valley

Monument Valley ©
Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. On the 22nd (Fri), hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, explore the striking landscape at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, and then see the interesting displays at Goulding’s Trading Post Museum..

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Monument Valley itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Sedona to Monument Valley in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Sedona in May since evenings lows in Monument Valley dip to 44°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours · Nature · Parks
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Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
Photography Tours
Goulding’s Trading Post Museum. ©
Goulding’s Trading Post Museum.

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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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, then engage your brain at Yavapai Geology Museum, and then hike along South Kaibab Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Hermit's Rest and then hike along Rim Trail.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park tour builder.

Getting from Monument Valley to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of car and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Traveling from Monument Valley in May, expect Grand Canyon National Park to be slightly colder, temps between 68°F and 33°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

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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 25th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at The Narrows.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Zion National Park holiday maker site.

You can take a shuttle from Grand Canyon National Park to Zion National Park in 10 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May: high temperatures in Zion National Park hover around 76°F and lows are around 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Outdoors · Trails · Nature
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The Narrows ©
The Narrows

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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
On the 26th (Tue), take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point, go deep underground at Eureka Mine, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Badwater Basin.

To find ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Death Valley National Park trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Zion National Park to Death Valley National Park by combination of taxi and bus takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Zion National Park in May: high temperatures in Death Valley National Park hover around 83°F and lows are around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
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Badwater Basin ©
Badwater Basin
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Eureka Mine ©
Eureka Mine

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): trek along Mariposa Grove, get all the information you need at Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, and then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point. Keep things going the next day: get great views at Washburn Point, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, then look for all kinds of wild species at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip planner.

Getting from Death Valley National Park to Yosemite National Park by bus takes about 6 hours. While traveling from Death Valley National Park, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 65°F to lows of 34°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Napa.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

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Napa

Located just 80 km (50 mi) north of San Francisco, Napa sits at the southern end of the scenic Napa Valley, one of the world's major wine regions.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Napa travel itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of bus and train from Yosemite National Park to Napa in 13.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, with highs in Napa at 74°F and lows at 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Napa

Tours · Wineries
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Wine Tours & Tastings

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Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Redwood National Park.

Plan a Redwood National Park trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Napa to Redwood National Park. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Napa in May: highs in Redwood National Park hover around 60°F, while lows dip to 47°F. You will leave for home on the 31st (Sun).

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Outdoors · Trails · Nature
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Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park

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