16 days in Western US Itinerary

16 days in Western US Itinerary

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16 days in Western US Itinerary

Start: Nuremberg
+2
train + Fly + shuttle:  21​h
1
Sedona
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Page
— 1 night
+2
Fly + bus + taxi:  12​h
4
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
+3
taxi + bus + Fly + Drive:  12​h 45​min
5
Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + taxi:  7​h 30​min
6
Glacier National Park
— 1 night
+3
taxi + Fly + tram + bus:  6​h 45​min
7
Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
+2
bus + tram + Fly:  18​h 15​min
End: Nuremberg

1
night
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Rock, admire all the interesting features of Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), and then explore the striking landscape at Bell Rock. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at Devil's Bridge Trail, then take in breathtaking views at Oak Creek Canyon, and then admire the majestic nature at Slide Rock State Park.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Sedona route maker site .

Nuremberg, Germany to Sedona is an approximately 21-hour flight. Traveling from Nuremberg to Sedona, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Nuremberg in August: high temperatures in Sedona hover around 37°C and lows are around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors
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Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Oak Creek Canyon ©
Oak Creek Canyon
Bell Rock ©
Bell Rock

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): stroll through Rim Trail and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim. Keep things going the next day: hike along Bright Angel Trail.

To find ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Sedona in August, things will get slightly colder in Grand Canyon National Park: highs are around 31°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

1
night
Page

Page ©
Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
On the 11th (Sat), get interesting insight from Tours, then take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon, then take in breathtaking views at Lower Antelope Canyon, and finally kick back and relax at Lone Rock Beach.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Page online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Page takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Page: highs are around 39°C and lows about 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Page

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trip

Lone Rock Beach
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Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Lower Antelope Canyon ©
Lower Antelope Canyon
Lone Rock Beach ©
Lone Rock Beach

1
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 12th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, then hike along Tuolumne Meadows, then hike along Panorama Trail, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point. On the 13th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Nevada Falls Loop, and finally get great views at Tunnel View.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi from Page to Yosemite National Park in 12 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Page to Yosemite National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Page, expect little chillier days and colder nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

#Parks, #Trails, #Outdoors
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Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Nevada Falls Loop ©
Nevada Falls Loop

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night
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.
On the 14th (Tue), take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, then explore the striking landscape at Gibbon Falls, and finally take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along Artist Point, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Uncle Tom's Trail, and then identify plant and animal life at Lamar Valley.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip planner .

You can do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and car from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 24°C and lows at 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors
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Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Artist Point ©
Artist Point
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone

1
night
Glacier National Park

The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden Wall, and then admire all the interesting features of Going-to-the-Sun Road. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park.

To find out how to plan a trip to Glacier National Park, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Glacier National Park by combination of car, flight, and taxi takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and flight. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, expect Glacier National Park to be a bit warmer, temps between 33°C and 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

#Nature, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trip

River Rafting & Tubing
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River Rafting & Tubing
Garden Wall ©
Garden Wall

2
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Discover out-of-the-way places like Manzanita Beach and Wheeler Marina. Visiting Cannon Beach and Bayocean Peninsula County Park will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cannon Beach: Rockaway Beach Wayside (in Rockaway Beach) and Astoria (Young River Falls, Astoria Column, & more). There's still lots to do: stroll through Haystack Rock and admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Cannon Beach trip itinerary app .

Traveling by combination of taxi, flight, and bus from Glacier National Park to Cannon Beach takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Glacier National Park to Cannon Beach due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Glacier National Park in August, you will find days in Cannon Beach are slightly colder (25°C), and nights are a bit warmer (15°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Astoria, Manzanita Beach, Bayocean Peninsula County Park, Rockaway Beach Wayside, Wheeler Marina
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Manzanita Beach ©
Manzanita Beach
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach

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