17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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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 + Drive:  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.
Get in touch with nature at Half Moon Bay State Beach and Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read San Francisco trip tool.

If you are flying in from Germany, the closest major aiports are San Francisco International Airport, Metropolitan Oakland International Airport and Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport. July in San Francisco sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 16°C at night. You will leave for Santa Maria on the 14th (Tue).

Things to do in San Francisco

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve, Half Moon Bay State Beach
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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 interesting insight from Central Coast Kayaks and then examine the collection at Guadalupe Nipomo Dunes Center. On the 16th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step into the grandiose world of Hearst Castle.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Santa Maria trip planner.

Drive from San Francisco to Santa Maria in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows 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

Adventure Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Central Coast Kayaks, Hearst Castle, Guadalupe Nipomo Dunes Center
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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. On the 17th (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at Mojave National Preserve and then try your luck at Casino At The Venetian.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas day trip planning website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Santa Maria to Las Vegas. Traveling from Santa Maria in July, things will get warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around 47°C and lows about 32°C. On the 18th (Sat), you'll travel to Lake Powell.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Wildlife Fun & Games

Side Trip

Mojave National Preserve
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Mojave National Preserve ©
Mojave National Preserve
Casino At The Venetian ©
Casino At The Venetian

5
nights
Lake Powell

Lake Powell ©
Lake Powell serves as the playground for the town of Page, drawing nearly three million visitors annually.
Visiting Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument and Ticaboo Canyon will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Alstrom Point and Grosvenor Arch. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lake Powell: Bullfrog Marina (in Bullfrog), Hite Marina (in Hite) and Big Water (Wahweap Hoodos & Edmaiers Secret). The adventure continues: trek along Rainbow Bridge Trail and take in the dramatic natural features at Elephant's Feet.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Lake Powell travel route planner.

Explore your travel options from Las Vegas to Lake Powell with the Route module. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Lake Powell. Plan for a bit cooler 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) to allow time to travel to Capitol Reef National Park.

Things to do in Lake Powell

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

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

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.
The Hickman Bridge Trail has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): trek along The Hickman Bridge Trail and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Chimney Rock Trail.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Capitol Reef National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Lake Powell to Capitol Reef National Park in 6.5 hours. While traveling from Lake Powell, expect slightly colder days and cooler nights in Capitol Reef National Park, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can drive to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Capitol Reef National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

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. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): enjoy the music at Mormon Tabernacle Choir. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Church History Museum and then don't miss a visit to Temple Square.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Salt Lake City online travel route 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. While traveling from Capitol Reef National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Salt Lake City, ranging from highs of 41°C to lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Kemmerer.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Nightlife Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
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. On the 27th (Mon), gain insight at Ulrich's Fossil Gallery.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Kemmerer journey planner.

Traveling by car from Salt Lake City to Kemmerer takes 2.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Salt Lake City in July: highs in Kemmerer hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 11°C. You'll have a few hours on the 27th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.
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Ulrich's Fossil Gallery ©
Ulrich's Fossil Gallery

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