14 days in Yellowstone National Park, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

14 days in Yellowstone National Park, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

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14 days in Yellowstone National Park, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

Start: Yellowstone National Park
1
Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h 30​min
2
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
bus:  6​h 45​min
3
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h 45​min
End: Yellowstone National Park

6
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.
On the 20th (Fri), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Washburn. Spend the 15th (Sun) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the dramatic natural features at Lower Geyser Basin, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, and identify plant and animal life at Lamar Valley.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary maker app .

September in Yellowstone National Park sees daily highs of 60°F and lows of 33°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

2
nights
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©
With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Moro Rock, then take a peaceful walk through Giant Forest, and then take a memorable drive along Generals Hwy. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along General Grant Tree Trail and then explore the stunning scenery at Kings Canyon National Park.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip itinerary app .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 8.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September: high temperatures in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park hover around 90°F and lows are around 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Giant Forest ©
Giant Forest
Moro Rock ©
Moro Rock
Kings Canyon National Park ©
Kings Canyon National Park

3
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.
On the 24th (Tue), take some stellar pictures from Tunnel View, take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, then admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and finally don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Wed): hike along Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias and then take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park holiday planning website .

Traveling by bus from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 7 hours. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in September, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be much colder, around 38°F, while days are little chillier, around 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove

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