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
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
2
Santa Maria
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
3
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Lake Powell
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Capitol Reef National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Kemmerer
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
End: Yellowstone National Park

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Take a break from the city and head to Half Moon Bay State Beach and Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve.

To see photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco itinerary tool .

Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco is an approximately 6-hour combination of car and flight. You can also do a combination of car, shuttle, and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in San Francisco, with lows around 16°C. You'll set off for Las Vegas on the 15th (Wed).

Things to do in San Francisco

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Half Moon Bay State Beach, Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve
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Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve ©
Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve
Half Moon Bay State Beach ©
Half Moon Bay State Beach

2
nights
Santa Maria

Santa Maria ©
Santa Maria is a city near the Southern California coast in Santa Barbara County. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Guadalupe Nipomo Dunes Center, Hearst Castle and Central Coast Kayaks. On the 15th (Wed), get a new perspective on things with Central Coast Kayaks and then get a new perspective on nature at Guadalupe Nipomo Dunes Center. On the 16th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of Hearst Castle.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Santa Maria trip itinerary builder app .

Drive from San Francisco to Santa Maria in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In July, daily temperatures in Santa Maria can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. On the 16th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Santa Maria

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Guadalupe Nipomo Dunes Center, Central Coast Kayaks, Hearst Castle
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Central Coast Kayaks ©
Central Coast Kayaks
Guadalupe Nipomo Dunes Center ©
Guadalupe Nipomo Dunes Center
Hearst Castle ©
Hearst Castle

2
nights
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 Mojave National Preserve. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): explore the fascinating landscape at Mojave National Preserve and then try your luck at Casino at the Venetian.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Santa Maria to Las Vegas. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Santa Maria in July, with highs in Las Vegas at 47°C and lows at 32°C. On the 18th (Sat), you're off toKanab.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Mojave National Preserve
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Mojave National Preserve ©
Mojave National Preserve

5
nights
Lake Powell

Lake Powell ©
Step off the beaten path and head to Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument and Ticaboo Canyon. Step out of the city life by going to Alstrom Point and Elephant's Feet. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lake Powell: Hite Marina (in Hite), Big Water (Wahweap Hoodos, Edmaiers Secret, & more) and Bullfrog Marina (in Bullfrog).

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Lake Powell attractions tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Las Vegas to Lake Powell. Traveling from Las Vegas to Lake Powell, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in July, with highs in Lake Powell at 43°C and lows at 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Capitol Reef National Park.

Things to do in Lake Powell

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Big Water, Elephant's Feet, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Bullfrog Marina, Hite Marina
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Alstrom Point ©
Alstrom Point
Elephant's Feet ©
Elephant's Feet

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.
You've now added The Hickman Bridge Trail to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): hike along The Hickman Bridge Trail and then trek along Chimney Rock Trail.

To plan Capitol Reef National Park vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can drive from Kanab to Capitol Reef National Park in 4.5 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Kanab in July: high temperatures in Capitol Reef National Park hover around 32°C and lows are around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Capitol Reef National Park

Trails Outdoors Parks

2
nights
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Temple Square, Church History Museum and Mormon Tabernacle Choir. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): listen to music at Mormon Tabernacle Choir. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Church History Museum and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Square.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Salt Lake City trip planner .

Traveling by car from Capitol Reef National Park to Salt Lake City takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. When traveling from Capitol Reef National Park in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Salt Lake City, with highs around 41°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 24°C. On the 24th (Fri), you're off toKemmerer.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Nightlife Museums Parks
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Mormon Tabernacle Choir ©
Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Church History Museum ©
Church History Museum
Temple Square ©
Temple Square

1
night
Kemmerer

Kemmerer ©
Kemmerer is the largest city in and the county seat of Lincoln County, Wyoming, United States. To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Kemmerer online journey maker .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Salt Lake City to Kemmerer. Traveling from Salt Lake City in July, expect nights in Kemmerer to be colder, around 11°C, while days are little chillier, around 31°C. You'll set off for home on the 25th (Sat).
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Ulrich's Fossil Gallery ©
Ulrich's Fossil Gallery

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