17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
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Death Valley National Park
— 2 nights
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Los Angeles
— 4 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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Upper Geyser Basin and Uncle Tom's Trail. Take a break from the city and head to Grand Prismatic Spring and Gibbon Falls. Step out of Yellowstone National Park to go to West Yellowstone and see Yellowstone River, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. The adventure continues: take in the natural beauty of Midway Geyser Basin, explore the striking landscape at Golden Gate Canyon, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Old Gardiner Road, and identify plant and animal life at Beryl Spring.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park route website.

Bournemouth, UK to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 19-hour combination of train and flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Bournemouth to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Bournemouth, expect little chillier days and colder nights in Yellowstone National Park, ranging from highs of 9°C to lows of -4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

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West Thumb Geyser Basin ©
West Thumb Geyser Basin
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin
Uncle Tom's Trail ©
Uncle Tom's Trail

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to South Kaibab Trail and Hopi Point. Visiting Grand Canyon South Rim and Bright Angel Point will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: get great views at Mather Point, take in the pleasant sights at Pipe Creek Vista, pause for some photo ops at Powell Point, and take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point.

For other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker app.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 13 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October, with highs in Grand Canyon National Park at 22°C and lows at 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Grandview Point ©
Grandview Point
Bright Angel Point ©
Bright Angel Point
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): immerse yourself in nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, examine the collection at Counts Kustoms, and then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at The Neon Museum, then stop by The LINQ Promenade, and then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

For more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas journey maker app.

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods · Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
The LINQ Promenade ©
The LINQ Promenade
The Strip ©
The Strip

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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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Harmony Borax Works, take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point, and then take some stellar pictures from Dante's View. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic natural features at Artists Palette, contemplate the waterfront views at Badwater Basin, and then make a trip to Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes.

For photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Death Valley National Park trip itinerary maker site.

Drive from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in October, Death Valley National Park is slightly colder at night with lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Artists Palette ©
Artists Palette
Badwater Basin ©
Badwater Basin

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Newport Beach and The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens. Get a sense of the local culture at Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum and Hollywood Walk of Fame. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Christ Cathedral (in Garden Grove), Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Dana Point) and Crystal Cove (in Laguna Beach). It doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Santa Monica State Beach.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Death Valley National Park to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in October, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 19°C in Los Angeles. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Crystal Cove ©
Crystal Cove

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