17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States tour planner

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Fly to California Redwood Coast-Humboldt County Airport, Drive to Redwood National Park
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Redwood National Park
— 1 night
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Drive to California Redwood Coast-Humboldt County Airport, Fly to Jackson Hole Airport, Drive to Yellowstone National Park
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Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
Fly
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Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Bus to Flagstaff Amtrak, Fly to Chicago Midway

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Redwood National Park

— 1 night
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): delve into the lush surroundings at Tall Trees Grove. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Sat): immerse yourself in nature at Redwood National Park.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Redwood National Park online journey builder.

Chicago to Redwood National Park is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Chicago in July, expect Redwood National Park to be slightly colder, temps between 64°F and 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Yellowstone National Park

— 5 nights

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: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, head outdoors with Morning Glory Pool, look for all kinds of wild species at Hayden Valley, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Mammoth Hot Springs.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park online travel route planner.

Explore your travel options from Redwood National Park to Yellowstone National Park with the Route module. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. While traveling from Redwood National Park, expect a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Yellowstone National Park, ranging from highs of 70°F to lows of 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Las Vegas

— 4 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Step out of Las Vegas to go to Boulder City and see Hoover Dam, which is approximately 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and take a stroll through The Strip.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip planner.

Fly from Yellowstone National Park to Las Vegas in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Las Vegas. In August, Las Vegas is much warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 101°F and lows of 77°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Shopping · Fun & Games · Casinos

Side Trip

Grand Canyon National Park

— 5 nights
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 12th (Thu), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Lipan Point, walk around Indian Garden, and admire all the interesting features of East Rim Drive.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park. In August, Grand Canyon National Park is cooler than Las Vegas - with highs of 80°F and lows of 50°F. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.