15 days in Western US Itinerary

15 days in Western US Itinerary

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Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
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Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Sedona
— 2 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.
Get outdoors at Old Faithful and West Thumb Geyser Basin. Step off the beaten path and head to Grand Loop Road and Mud Volcano. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Monument Geyser Basin, witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser, hike along Storm Point Trail, and look for all kinds of wild species at North Rim Trail.

To find other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park online attractions planner.

Kalamazoo to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Kalamazoo in June, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are little chillier (66°F), and nights are much colder (34°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Mon) to allow time for travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Grand Loop Road
4.6

4
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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.
Get outdoors at Glacier Point and Sentinel Dome. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Nevada Falls Loop and YExplore Yosemite Adventures - Day Tours. There's still lots to do: hike along Panorama Trail, get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, take in the dramatic natural features at Taft Point, and admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Yosemite National Park tour itinerary builder app.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Yellowstone National Park to Yosemite National Park in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, shuttle, and train. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Yosemite National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June; daily highs in Yosemite National Park reach 79°F and lows reach 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Sentinel Dome
4.9
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Must see
Nevada Falls Loop
4.9
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Must see
Panorama Trail
4.9

1
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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©

Hottest, Driest, Lowest

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Devil's Golf Course, explore the activities along Badwater Basin, then take a memorable drive along Artists Dr, then explore the striking landscape at Zabriskie Point, and finally make a trip to Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Death Valley National Park online tour planner.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Death Valley National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, plan for a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Death Valley National Park: temperatures range from 98°F by day to 68°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Scenic Drive
Highlights from your trip
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Water Body
Badwater Basin
4.7
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Geologic Formation
Devil's Golf Course
4.3
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Geologic Formation
Zabriskie Point
4.8

2
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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 27th (Sun): explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take a pleasant ride with Canyon Trail Rides, then trek along South Kaibab Trail, and finally get great views at Pipe Creek Vista. Keep things going the next day: explore the stunning scenery at Inner Canyon and then hike along Rim Trail.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip tool.

You can drive from Death Valley National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Death Valley National Park to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Death Valley National Park in June: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 85°F, while lows dip to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Rim Trail
5.0

2
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Sedona

Sedona ©

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Rock, then explore the stunning scenery at Oak Creek Canyon, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Sedona day trip planning site.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, expect nights in Sedona to be much hotter, around 68°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 94°F. On the 30th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Sedona

Nature · Parks · Trails · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Cathedral Rock
4.8
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Helicopter Tour
Helicopter Tours
4.3

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