15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 1 day
bus:  1​h 30​min
3
Mammoth Lakes
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
6
Bryce Canyon National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + shuttle:  2​h 45​min
8
Page
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
9
Lake Powell
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
10
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
11
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: San Francisco

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, nightlife, shopping, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, see the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique, and make a trip to Golden Gate Park.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read San Francisco travel planner .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to San Francisco. In May, daytime highs in San Francisco are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): hike along Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias and then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point.

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

Drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from San Francisco in May since evenings lows in Yosemite National Park dip to 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can take a bus to Mammoth Lakes.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias ©
Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias

1
night
Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes ©
Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. On the 28th (Tue), fly down the slopes at Mammoth Mountain.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Mammoth Lakes online day trip planner .

Traveling by bus from Yosemite National Park to Mammoth Lakes takes 1.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Mammoth Lakes are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks
Highlights from your plan
Mammoth Mountain ©
Mammoth Mountain

1
night
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
On the 29th (Wed), make a trip to Ashford Mill Ruins, steep yourself in history at Eureka Mine, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Badwater Basin.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Death Valley National Park online trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Mammoth Lakes to Death Valley National Park in 3.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Mammoth Lakes in May, expect nights in Death Valley National Park to be warmer, around 55°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 83°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Badwater Basin ©
Badwater Basin
Eureka Mine ©
Eureka Mine
Ashford Mill Ruins ©
Ashford Mill Ruins

1
night
Las Vegas

Las Vegas
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas visit planning website .

Drive from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in May, Las Vegas is a bit warmer at night with lows of 64°F. On the 30th (Thu), you'll travel to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nightlife Outdoors Tours

few
hours
Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park ©
You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Bryce Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker website .

Drive from Las Vegas to Bryce Canyon National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight, bus, and car. Traveling from Las Vegas to Bryce Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in May; daily highs in Bryce Canyon National Park reach 63°F and lows reach 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Outdoors Trails Parks
Highlights from your plan
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Paria View ©
Paria View

2
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.
For photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Zion National Park road trip site .

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park in 3 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in May, with highs in Zion National Park at 76°F and lows at 41°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to Page.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park

1
night
Page

Page ©
Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): see human ingenuity at work at Glen Canyon Dam Overlook, enjoy some diversion at Gunfighter Canyon, then get great views at Horseshoe Bend, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Page journey planning site .

You can do a combination of car and shuttle from Zion National Park to Page in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Zion National Park in June, Page is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Lake Powell.

Things to do in Page

Parks Nature Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Gunfighter Canyon ©
Gunfighter Canyon
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon

1
night
Lake Powell

Lake Powell ©
On the 2nd (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Rainbow Bridge Trail and then hike along Alstrom Point.

To see traveler tips and tourist information, use the Lake Powell trip planner .

You can drive from Page to Lake Powell in 5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 96°F in June, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Lake Powell

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trip

Alstrom Point
Highlights from your plan
Alstrom Point ©
Alstrom Point

1
night
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. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, look for gifts at Monument Valley Navajo Market, and then capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

For where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Monument Valley online tour itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Lake Powell to Monument Valley takes 7 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Lake Powell in June; daily highs in Monument Valley reach 87°F and lows reach 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Monument Valley Navajo Market ©
Monument Valley Navajo Market

2
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.
On the 4th (Tue), hike along Bright Angel Trail. Keep things going the next day: get great views at Mather Point and then hike along Rim Trail.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Monument Valley to Grand Canyon National Park takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Monument Valley in June, plan for little chillier nights in Grand Canyon National Park, with lows around 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

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

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