15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Edmonton
Fly + Drive:  12​h
1
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  10​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  12​h 15​min
3
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Edmonton

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, and then hike along Artist Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Tue): get great views at Observation Point Trail and then explore the activities along Yellowstone Lake.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park online itinerary planner .

Edmonton, Canada to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Edmonton in July since evenings lows in Yellowstone National Park dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Yellowstone Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake

4
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.
Get outdoors at Rim Trail and Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point, trek along South Kaibab Trail, and pause for some photo ops at Powell Point.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by combination of car, flight, and bus from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Canyon National Park takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, with highs in Grand Canyon National Park at 33°C and lows at 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

4
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.
Visiting Glacier Point and Panorama Trail will get you outdoors. There's lots more to do: trek along Tuolumne Meadows, take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, make a trip to Olmsted Point, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Wawona Meadow.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park trip builder .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park in 12.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July since evenings lows in Yosemite National Park dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Take a break from the city and head to China Beach and Alcatraz Island. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fisherman's Wharf and de Young Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Francisco: St. Helena (Pride Mountain Vineyards & Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Fort Funston National Park, examine the collection at Exploratorium, and snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco road trip planning site .

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

St. Helena
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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