15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Huntsville
Fly + Drive:  7​h 45​min
1
Arches National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Bus:  12​h 15​min
3
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10​h 30​min
4
Ashton
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Huntsville

2
nights
Arches National Park

Arches National Park ©
Mother Nature kept reaching for red when she painted Arches National Park's 2,000 sandstone arches, resulting in one of the country's more distinctly shaped and colored landscapes.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): make a trip to Partition Arch.

For maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Arches National Park trip maker site .

Huntsville to Arches National Park is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Huntsville to Arches National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Huntsville in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Arches National Park, with lows around 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Dead Horse Point State Park
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Dead Horse Point State Park ©
Dead Horse Point State Park
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch
Wolfe Ranch ©
Wolfe Ranch

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Kolb Studio and Tusayan Museum. Get in touch with nature at Rim Trail and Grand Canyon South Rim. On the 15th (Wed), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: stroll through South Kaibab Trail and get great views at Lipan Point.

To find ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park road trip planning site .

Getting from Arches National Park to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 6.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Arches National Park in May; daily highs in Grand Canyon National Park reach 69°F and lows reach 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

3
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.
On the 19th (Sun), explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and then hike along Panorama Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Mon): make a trip to Olmsted Point, trek along Tuolumne Meadows, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Tenaya Lake.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park journey planner .

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. May in Yosemite National Park sees daily highs of 65°F and lows of 34°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Ashton.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

1
night
Ashton

Ashton ©
Ashton is a city in Fremont County, Idaho, United States. On the 22nd (Wed), admire the sheer force of Mesa Falls.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Ashton vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Ashton takes 12.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Yosemite National Park to Ashton due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, plan for slightly colder days in Ashton, with highs around 59°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Ashton

Parks Nature
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Mesa Falls ©
Mesa Falls

4
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Lamar Valley and Yellowstone Lake. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, get to know the fascinating history of Uncle Tom's Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Artist Point, and take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful.

To see more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Ashton to Yellowstone National Park takes 4.5 hours. Traveling from Ashton in May, things will get a bit cooler in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 52°F and lows about 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley

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