15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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New York City
— 3 nights

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Step out of the city life by going to Upper Geyser Basin and Artists’ Paintpots. Discover out-of-the-way places like Norris Geyser Basin and Gibbon Falls. When in Yellowstone National Park, make a side trip to see Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center in West Yellowstone, approximately West Yellowstone away. There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Beaver Ponds Loop Trail, hike along Brink of the Lower Falls Trail, take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser, and take in the dramatic natural features at Golden Gate Canyon.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park attractions planner.

Barcelona, Spain to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. Traveling from Barcelona in August, expect nights in Yellowstone National Park to be cooler, around 3°C, while days are slightly colder, around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

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Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin
Gibbon Falls ©
Gibbon Falls
Uncle Tom's Trail ©
Uncle Tom's Trail

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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Vernal Fall and Taft Point. Take a break from the city and head to Tioga Pass and Sentinel Dome. And it doesn't end there: hike along Panorama Trail, look for all kinds of wild species at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls, and don't miss a visit to Washburn Point.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park day trip tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Yellowstone National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, shuttle, and train; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Yosemite National Park is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
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Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail

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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©

A Land of Giants

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.
On the 8th (Thu), take in breathtaking views at Kings Canyon National Park and then explore the striking landscape at Moro Rock Trail. On the next day, delve into the lush surroundings at Giant Forest, then make a trip to General Sherman Tree, and then cruise along Generals Hwy.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park road trip website.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park by bus takes about 8.5 hours. In August, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park is a bit warmer than Yosemite National Park - with highs of 41°C and lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
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Kings Canyon National Park ©
Kings Canyon National Park
Generals Hwy ©
Generals Hwy
Moro Rock Trail ©
Moro Rock Trail

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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 10th (Sat): take some stellar pictures from Mather Point, then take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, and then hike along South Kaibab Trail. On your second day here, take some stellar pictures from Powell Point, take in panoramic vistas at Desert View Watchtower, then get great views at Lipan Point, and finally take an in-depth tour of Tusayan Museum.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in August, with highs in Grand Canyon National Park at 31°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Powell Point ©
Powell Point
Lipan Point ©
Lipan Point
Desert View Watchtower ©
Desert View Watchtower

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New York City

New York City ©

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Dumbo and Brooklyn Heights Promenade. Take a break from New York City with a short trip to Seaside Park Beach in Seaside Park, about 1h 30 min away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Met Cloisters, wander the streets of Greenwich Village, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and stroll around Washington Square Park.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our New York City trip planning site.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to New York City in 13 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to New York City, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much hotter evenings in New York City when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, with lows around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Side Trips

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Dumbo ©
Dumbo
The Met Cloisters ©
The Met Cloisters
Brooklyn Heights Promenade ©
Brooklyn Heights Promenade

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