14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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14 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Pittsburgh
Drive:  21​h 15​min
1
Badlands National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h 45​min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Grand Teton National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  10​h 30​min
4
Moab
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​h
End: Pittsburgh

2
nights
Badlands National Park

Badlands National Park ©
Although Badlands National Park's name might not be the most inviting, its landscape of pinnacles, eroded buttes, spires, and an expansive, pristine mixed-grass prairie remain enticing.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): trek along Door Trail and then hike along Notch Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Minuteman Missile National Historic Site, then deepen your understanding at Prairie Homestead, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Roberts Prairie Dog Town.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Badlands National Park trip itinerary planner.

Pittsburgh to Badlands National Park is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Pittsburgh to Badlands National Park. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Badlands National Park

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Side Trip

Philip
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Roberts Prairie Dog Town ©
Roberts Prairie Dog Town
Prairie Homestead ©
Prairie Homestead

2
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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Spas & Wellness and Mystic Falls Trail. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Lower Geyser Basin, contemplate the waterfront views at Firehole River, get outside with Morning Glory Pool, and take in the natural beauty of Lone Star Geyser.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park online itinerary creator.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Badlands National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Badlands National Park to Yellowstone National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May, daytime highs in Yellowstone National Park are 52°F, while nighttime lows are 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

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Lone Star Geyser ©
Lone Star Geyser
Mystic Falls Trail ©
Mystic Falls Trail
Lower Geyser Basin ©
Lower Geyser Basin

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grand Teton.

To see maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Teton National Park trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Thu) to allow time for travel to Moab.

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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Mormon Row Historic District ©
Mormon Row Historic District

2
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): see the interesting displays at Moab Museum of Film and Western Heritage, appreciate the views at Castle Valley, and then take a memorable drive along Colorado Riverway Recreation Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head outdoors with Chile Pepper Bike Shop and then stroll through Park Avenue Trail.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Moab itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Teton National Park to Moab in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in Moab can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Park Avenue Trail
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Chile Pepper Bike Shop ©
Chile Pepper Bike Shop

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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.
On the 3rd (Sun), explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, then get great views at Lookout Studio, then examine the collection at Kolb Studio, and finally take in a show at Hopi House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Mon): get great views at Pima Point and then trek along Rim Trail.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Moab to Grand Canyon National Park in 5.5 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Moab in June: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 85°F and lows are around 41°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Kolb Studio ©
Kolb Studio

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