15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Cleveland
Drive:  15​h 45​min
1
Tulsa
— 1 night
Drive:  15​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Zion National Park
— 1 night
taxi + bus:  7​h
4
Death Valley National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h
5
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
bus:  6​h 45​min
6
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
7
Palm Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h
8
Petrified Forest National Park
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  9​h 45​min
9
Keystone
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Cleveland

1
night
Tulsa

Tulsa ©
Sometimes known as the "Buckle of the Bible Belt," Tulsa is the second largest city in Oklahoma.
On the 20th (Sat), admire the masterpieces at Philbrook Museum of Art and then pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Family Cathedral.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Tulsa trip itinerary planning website .

Cleveland to Tulsa is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cleveland to Tulsa. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Cleveland in June; daily highs in Tulsa reach 89°F and lows reach 70°F. On the 20th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Tulsa

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Philbrook Museum of Art ©
Philbrook Museum of Art
Holy Family Cathedral ©
Holy Family Cathedral

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day
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 21st (Sun): take in a show at Hopi House, then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, then explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, and finally trek along South Kaibab Trail.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park holiday planning website .

You can drive from Tulsa to Grand Canyon National Park in 15.5 hours. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Tulsa in June, Grand Canyon National Park is colder at night with lows of 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Yavapai Point ©
Yavapai Point

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): cruise along Zion Shuttle and then explore the striking landscape of Zion National Park.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Zion National Park online trip itinerary maker .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Grand Canyon National Park to Zion National Park. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Zion National Park: highs are around 94°F and lows about 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

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

2
nights
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
On the 23rd (Tue), steep yourself in history at Harmony Borax Works, take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point, and then explore the activities along Badwater Basin. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Geologist's Cabin.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Death Valley National Park sightseeing planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and bus from Zion National Park to Death Valley National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Zion National Park to Death Valley National Park due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Zion National Park in June since evenings lows in Death Valley National Park dip to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Harmony Borax Works ©
Harmony Borax Works
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Badwater Basin ©
Badwater Basin

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night
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.
On the 25th (Thu), trek along Zumwalt Meadow Trail and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kings Canyon National Park.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip planner .

You can drive from Death Valley National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 7 hours. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in June, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park is little chillier at night with lows of 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can catcht the bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Kings Canyon National Park ©
Kings Canyon National Park
Zumwalt Meadow Trail ©
Zumwalt Meadow Trail

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night
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 26th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village, take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, and then take in the awesome beauty at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip app .

Getting from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park by bus takes about 7 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in June: high temperatures in Yosemite National Park hover around 79°F and lows are around 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Palm Springs.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area ©
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area
Yosemite Village ©
Yosemite Village

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nights
Palm Springs

Palm Springs ©
Palm Springs is a desert resort city in Riverside County, California, United States, within the Coachella Valley. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): delve into the distant past at Indian Canyons, look for all kinds of wild species at Murray Canyon Trail, then take in the awesome beauty at San Jacinto Mountain, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Theresa Church. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Palm Springs Air Museum and then identify plant and animal life at Coachella Valley Preserve.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Palm Springs itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Palm Springs takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, things will get much hotter in Palm Springs: highs are around 106°F and lows about 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Petrified Forest National Park.

Things to do in Palm Springs

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Indian Canyons ©
Indian Canyons
San Jacinto Mountain ©
San Jacinto Mountain
Coachella Valley Preserve ©
Coachella Valley Preserve

1
day
Petrified Forest National Park

Petrified Forest National Park ©
Petrified Forest National Park presents a surreal landscape of large deposits of petrified wood.
You've now added Painted Desert to your itinerary. On the 29th (Mon), admire nature's extreme beauty at Painted Desert.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Petrified Forest National Park trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Palm Springs to Petrified Forest National Park takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Palm Springs to Petrified Forest National Park. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Palm Springs in June: highs in Petrified Forest National Park hover around 87°F, while lows dip to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Petrified Forest National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Painted Desert ©
Painted Desert

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nights
Keystone

Keystone ©
Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
You've now added Mount Rushmore National Memorial to your itinerary. Get in touch with nature at Iron Mountain Road and Rush Mountain Adventure Park. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Presidential Trail, find something for the whole family at Rushmore Tramway Adventures, discover the riches below the earth's surface at Big Thunder Gold Mine, and take in the pleasant sights at Breezy Point Picnic Area.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Keystone journey app .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Petrified Forest National Park to Keystone in 10 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or drive. When traveling from Petrified Forest National Park in June, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Keystone: temperatures range from 73°F by day to 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Keystone

Theme Parks Outdoors Adventure

Side Trip

Iron Mountain Road
Highlights from your plan
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Iron Mountain Road ©
Iron Mountain Road
Presidential Trail ©
Presidential Trail

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