17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Phoenix
Fly:  5 h 30 min
1
Grand Teton National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  8 h 30 min
3
Glacier National Park
— 4 nights
Fly:  10 h 30 min
4
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
5
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 15 min
End: Phoenix

2
nights
Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): appreciate the views at Potholes Turnout, Grand Teton National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Teton.

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Phoenix to Grand Teton National Park is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Phoenix in July, with highs in Grand Teton National Park at 79°F and lows at 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail
Grand View Point ©
Grand View Point

5
nights
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.
Visiting Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Old Faithful will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, hike along Artist Point, stroll through Pelican Creek Trail, and explore the striking landscape of Lake Butte Overlook.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park holiday planner.

Drive from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 1.5 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Grand Teton National Park in July: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 73°F and lows are around 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

4
nights
Glacier National Park

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.
Get outdoors at Grinnell Glacier and Highline Trail. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Virginia Falls, tour the pleasant surroundings at Iceberg Lake Trail, contemplate the waterfront views at Swiftcurrent Falls, and take a memorable drive along Going-to-the-Sun Road.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Glacier National Park attractions planner.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Glacier National Park by car takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. In July, Glacier National Park is a bit warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 85°F and lows of 49°F. On the 4th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail
Virginia Falls ©
Virginia Falls

4
nights
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.
Visiting Glacier Point and Panorama Trail will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, explore the striking landscape at El Capitan, take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass, and hike along Nevada Falls Loop.

For more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip builder website.

Traveling by flight from Glacier National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Glacier National Park to Yosemite National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Glacier National Park in August, expect little chillier with lows of 43°F in Yosemite National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail
Taft Point ©
Taft Point

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read San Francisco travel planning tool.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, plan for slightly colder days in San Francisco, with highs around 73°F, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
SS Jeremiah O'Brien ©
SS Jeremiah O'Brien

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