17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
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San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h
3
Death Valley National Park
— 2 nights
bus + taxi:  4​h 30​min
4
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Capitol Reef National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Moab
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
8
Mexican Hat
— Few hours
Drive:  30​min
9
Monument Valley
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
10
Page
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
11
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
12
Las Vegas
— 1 night
End: Las Vegas

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Golden Gate Bridge has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and then take in the awesome beauty at Twin Peaks.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco road trip planning tool .

If you are flying in from Singapore, the closest major airports are San Francisco International Airport, Metropolitan Oakland International Airport and Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport. In May in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): get great views at Tunnel View, take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, and finally explore the striking landscape of Swinging Bridge Picnic Area Yosemite National Park CA. On the next day, explore the activities along Mirror Lake/Meadow Trail, then take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, then take in the dramatic natural features at Taft Point, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at North Dome.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park journey app .

Drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in May, expect a bit cooler with lows of 1°C in Yosemite National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Taft Point ©
Taft Point
North Dome ©
North Dome

2
nights
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Artists Dr as well as Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point, hike along Gower Gulch Loop, then take a memorable drive along Artists Dr, then steep yourself in history at Harmony Borax Works, and finally don't miss a visit to Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Death Valley National Park trip maker tool .

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Death Valley National Park in 8 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, expect nights in Death Valley National Park to be much warmer, around 15°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 33°C. On the 16th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Artists Dr ©
Artists Dr
Harmony Borax Works ©
Harmony Borax Works

2
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Zion Canyon Scenic Drive as well as Angel's Landing. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): cruise along Zion Shuttle. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape at Emerald Pools, then cruise along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, then explore the striking landscape of Observation Point, and finally trek along Angel's Landing.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Zion National Park trip planner .

Do a combination of bus and taxi from Death Valley National Park to Zion National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of bus, flight, and car. Traveling from Death Valley National Park to Zion National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Death Valley National Park in May: high temperatures in Zion National Park hover around 28°C and lows are around 5°C. On the 18th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive ©
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive

1
night
Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park ©
You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sunset Point, Rim Trail and Sunrise Point. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): get great views at Paria View, get great views at Inspiration Point, then take some stellar pictures from Fairyland Point, and finally admire all the interesting features of Sunset Point.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Bryce Canyon National Park journey planning site .

Drive from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park in 3 hours. Traveling from Zion National Park in May, things will get slightly colder in Bryce Canyon National Park: highs are around 20°C and lows about 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Capitol Reef National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point
Bryce Amphitheatre ©
Bryce Amphitheatre
Paria View ©
Paria View

1
night
Capitol Reef National Park

Capitol Reef National Park ©
Capitol Reef National Park takes its name from a particularly rugged and scenic section of the Waterpocket Fold, a geologic "wrinkle" stretching for 160 km (100 mi) along a dry plateau surrounded by white Navajo sandstone cliffs and domes, and red canyons, buttes, and rock bridges.
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You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Capitol Reef National Park in 3.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Capitol Reef National Park are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can drive to Moab.

Things to do in Capitol Reef National Park

Wildlife Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Capitol Reef National Park ©
Capitol Reef National Park

2
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
You've added Arches National Park, Mesa Arch, Island in the Sky, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Island in the Sky and then immerse yourself in nature at Dead Horse Point State Park. On your second day here, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Arches National Park.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Moab online route planner .

You can drive from Capitol Reef National Park to Moab in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Capitol Reef National Park in May, expect Moab to be a bit warmer, temps between 28°C and 11°C. You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Mexican Hat.

Things to do in Moab

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Canyonlands National Park
Highlights from your plan
Dead Horse Point State Park ©
Dead Horse Point State Park
Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Mesa Arch ©
Mesa Arch

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hours
Mexican Hat

Mexican Hat ©
Mexican Hat is a census-designated place (CDP) on the San Juan River on the northern edge of the Navajo Nations borders in south-central San Juan County, Utah, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Forrest Gump Point.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Mexican Hat sightseeing site .

Traveling by car from Moab to Mexican Hat takes 2.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Moab in May since evenings lows in Mexican Hat dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Monument Valley.
Highlights from your plan
Forrest Gump Point ©
Forrest Gump Point

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hours
Monument Valley

Monument Valley ©
Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. You've now added Monument Valley Safari to your itinerary.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Monument Valley travel planning website .

You can drive from Mexican Hat to Monument Valley in an hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can drive to Page.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Monument Valley Safari ©
Monument Valley Safari

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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.
You've added Lower Antelope Canyon, Horseshoe Bend, Wahweap Overlook, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): get outside with Wahweap Overlook.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Page trip planner .

Traveling by car from Monument Valley to Page takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Monument Valley in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Page, with lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Glen Canyon Dam
Highlights from your plan
Lower Antelope Canyon ©
Lower Antelope Canyon
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Wahweap Overlook ©
Wahweap Overlook

3
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 24th (Fri): take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, admire the landmark architecture of Grand Canyon Railway Depot, then add some entertainment to your itinerary with Hopi House, then trek along South Kaibab Trail, and finally get great views at Mather Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Powell Point and then hike along Bright Angel Trail.

For maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park online vacation planner .

Drive from Page to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Page in May, plan for slightly colder days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 0°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, The Strip and Hoover Dam Bypass. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): explore the stunning scenery at Hoover Dam Bypass, try your luck at Paris Las Vegas, then shop like a local with The Strip, then ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, and finally admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 36°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Paris Las Vegas ©
Paris Las Vegas
Hoover Dam Bypass ©
Hoover Dam Bypass

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