15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: San Jose
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Las Vegas
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h
2
Zion National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
3
Sedona
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
5
Moab
— 1 day
Drive:  7​h 15​min
6
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Denver
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 30​min
8
Jackson Hole
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
9
Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
+3
Drive + Fly + bus + ferry:  7​h 15​min
10
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 1 day
Fly:  1​h
11
Seattle
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
12
Newport
— 1 day
13
Boise
— 1 day
Drive:  11​h 45​min
End: San Jose

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Escape Adventures and Las Vegas Cyclery.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas travel planner .

San Jose to Las Vegas is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. While traveling from San Jose, expect much hotter days and somewhat warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 103°F to lows of 77°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Trails Parks Outdoors

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): cruise along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Angel's Landing, and then take in breathtaking views at Zion's Main Canyon.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Zion National Park day trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Zion National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Zion National Park. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Zion National Park, ranging from highs of 94°F to lows of 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Sedona.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

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Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
On the 4th (Tue), hike along Oak Creek Canyon, cruise along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), and then explore the striking landscape at Bell Rock.

To see ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Sedona driving holiday planner.

Drive from Zion National Park to Sedona in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Zion National Park in June since evenings lows in Sedona dip to 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks
Highlights from your plan
Oak Creek Canyon ©
Oak Creek Canyon
Bell Rock ©
Bell Rock
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179) ©
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179)

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): hike along South Kaibab Trail, then take a memorable drive along Cape Royal, and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip planning site .

Drive from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Sedona in June, plan for slightly colder days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 85°F by day to 42°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Moab.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim

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Moab

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
On the 6th (Thu), explore and take pictures at Arches National Park Scenic Drive and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Moab road trip tool .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Moab in 6 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June; daily highs in Moab reach 95°F and lows reach 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Tours Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Arches National Park Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

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Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
National Landmark red cliffs and the even more striking Pikes Peak mountain attracts tourism to Colorado Springs.
On the 7th (Fri), get to know the fascinating history of Old Colorado City Historic District, then contemplate the long history of Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site, and then identify plant and animal life at Garden of the Gods.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Colorado Springs itinerary planning app .

Getting from Moab to Colorado Springs by combination of car and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Moab in June: high temperatures in Colorado Springs hover around 84°F and lows are around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a bus to Denver.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Old Colorado City Historic District ©
Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site ©
Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods

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Denver

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 8th (Sat), get curious at Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center and then look and learn at Denver Museum of Nature & Science.

For photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Denver trip planner.

Traveling by bus from Colorado Springs to Denver takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In June in Denver, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 55°F at night. On the 8th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Denver

Museums Childrens Museums Parks

Side Trip

Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center
Highlights from your plan
Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science

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Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole ©
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
On the 9th (Sun), identify plant and animal life at Grand Teton.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Jackson Hole trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by combination of train, flight, and taxi from Denver to Jackson Hole takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, Jackson Hole is little chillier than Denver - with highs of 72°F and lows of 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

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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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, then head outdoors with Morning Glory Pool, then take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park online trip builder .

Getting from Jackson Hole to Yellowstone National Park by car takes about 2 hours. Traveling from Jackson Hole in June, things will get slightly colder in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 66°F and lows about 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

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Friday Harbor, San Juan Island

The tiny town of Friday Harbor is the largest village on the San Juan Islands, and it fits within just 2.6 km (1 sq mi) of space.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): head outdoors with Springtide Paddlesports, then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then head outdoors with The Schooner, Spike Africa, Friday Harbor, san Juan Islands.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Friday Harbor itinerary builder app .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Friday Harbor in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Friday Harbor, with lows of 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Seattle.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): take a stroll through Pike Place Market, view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and then examine the collection at The Museum of Flight.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Seattle holiday builder site .

Traveling by flight from Friday Harbor to Seattle takes an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and flight. Traveling from Friday Harbor in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Seattle, with lows of 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can go by car to Newport.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

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Newport

Newport ©
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): immerse yourself in nature at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area, then look for all kinds of wild species at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, and then kick back and relax at Nye Beach.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Newport trip planner.

Traveling by car from Seattle to Newport takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Seattle in June; daily highs in Newport reach 61°F and lows reach 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Boise.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area ©
Nye Beach ©
Nye Beach

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Boise

Boise ©
From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): wander the streets of Hyde Park, identify plant and animal life at Hulls Gulch Nature Trail, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. John's Cathedral, and finally hike along Boise River Greenbelt.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Boise trip planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Newport to Boise takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Newport to Boise due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Newport in June, expect nights in Boise to be a bit warmer, around 57°F, while days are much warmer, around 85°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Boise

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Hulls Gulch Nature Trail ©
Hulls Gulch Nature Trail

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