16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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Mount Shasta
— 1 night
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Bend
— 1 night
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Boise
— 1 night
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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
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Grand Teton National Park
— 2 nights
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Salt Lake City
— 1 night
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Zion National Park
— 3 nights
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Mojave
— 1 night
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night

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Mount Shasta

Mount Shasta ©
Mount Shasta is a city in Siskiyou County, California, at about 3600ft above sea level on the flanks of Mount Shasta, a prominent northern California landmark. On the 16th (Fri), get impressive views of Shasta-Trinity National Forest, then get impressive views of Mount Shasta, and then walk around Mount Shasta City Park. On your second day here, take in the dramatic scenery at Hedge Creek Falls, admire the majestic nature at Castle Crags State Park, and then admire the sheer force of Mossbrae Falls.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Mount Shasta online travel planner.

Redwood City to Mount Shasta is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or drive. In October, Mount Shasta is slightly colder than Redwood City - with highs of 67°F and lows of 38°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Bend.

Things to do in Mount Shasta

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Mount Shasta ©
Mount Shasta
Shasta-Trinity National Forest ©
Shasta-Trinity National Forest
Castle Crags State Park ©
Castle Crags State Park

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Bend

Bend
An old logging town at the crux of the high desert and ponderosa pine forest, Bend melds a love of the outdoors with cosmopolitan flair.
For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Bend trip website.

Traveling by car from Mount Shasta to Bend takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. While traveling from Mount Shasta, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Bend, ranging from highs of 62°F to lows of 37°F. You will leave for Boise on the 18th (Sun).

Things to do in Bend

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Tours

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Boise

Boise ©

City of Trees

From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
On the 18th (Sun), trek along Boise River Greenbelt.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Boise trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Bend to Boise by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Bend to Boise. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Bend in October since evenings lows in Boise dip to 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Boise

Trails · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

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Boise River Greenbelt ©
Boise River Greenbelt
Old Idaho Penitentiary ©
Old Idaho Penitentiary
Idaho State Capitol Building ©
Idaho State Capitol Building

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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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the dramatic natural features at Artists’ Paintpots, witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, and admire the sheer force of Gibbon Falls.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Boise to Yellowstone National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle, bus, and car. Traveling from Boise in October, expect nights in Yellowstone National Park to be little chillier, around 25°F, while days are colder, around 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Mammoth Hot Springs ©
Mammoth Hot Springs

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Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©

Mountains of the Imagination

The peaks of Grand Teton National Park aren't the highest in the world, but they sit atop what might be nature's archetypes for mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Teton. Keep things going the next day: trek along Jenny Lake Trail, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Elk Ranch Flats Turnout, Grand Teton National Park, then cruise along Teton Park Road, and finally take a memorable drive along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive.

To find ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Grand Teton National Park online holiday planner.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Grand Teton National Park, with highs around 55°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 28°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Teton Park Road
Teton Park Road
Jenny Lake Trail ©
Jenny Lake Trail

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Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©

Crossroads of the West

Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Utah and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Salt Lake Temple.

To see ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Salt Lake City holiday builder app.

You can fly from Grand Teton National Park to Salt Lake City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in October, expect Salt Lake City to be somewhat warmer, temps between 68°F and 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

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Natural History Museum of Utah ©
Natural History Museum of Utah
Salt Lake Temple ©
Salt Lake Temple

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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.
Spend the 27th (Tue) exploring nature at Zion National Park. Spend the 28th (Wed) exploring nature at The Narrows. There's much more to do: stroll through Angel's Landing, take a memorable drive along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, admire all the interesting features of Zion Shuttle, and take some stellar pictures from Observation Point.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Zion National Park online trip maker.

You can fly from Salt Lake City to Zion National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Salt Lake City in October, you will find days in Zion National Park are somewhat warmer (74°F), and nights are little chillier (36°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Mojave.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

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Mojave

Mojave
On the 30th (Fri), trek along Mojave Trail.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Mojave vacation planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Zion National Park to Mojave. Traveling from Zion National Park to Mojave, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Zion National Park in October, expect nights in Mojave to be warmer, around 59°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 80°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Mojave

Trails · Outdoors · Parks

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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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sat): admire the sheer force of Grizzly Falls.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mojave to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park. Traveling from Mojave in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, with lows of 51°F. You'll have a few hours on the 31st (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Nature · Parks
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Grizzly Falls ©
Grizzly Falls

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