18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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Grand Teton National Park
— 1 night
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
3
Glacier National Park
— 3 nights
4
Mount Rainier National Park
— 2 nights
5
Redwood National Park
— 1 night
6
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
7
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights

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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.
On the 15th (Sat), hike along Menor's Ferry Historical Trail, cruise along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grand Teton.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Grand Teton National Park trip itinerary builder app.

Indianapolis to Grand Teton National Park is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Indianapolis to Grand Teton National Park is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Indianapolis in August, expect nights in Grand Teton National Park to be much colder, around °F, while days are slightly colder, around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

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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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, appreciate the extensive heritage of Uncle Tom's Trail, take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, and explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park online vacation planner.

Getting from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in August, things will get little chillier in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to drive to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley

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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.
On the 20th (Thu), explore the striking landscape at Grinnell Glacier, take a memorable drive along Going-to-the-Sun Road, thentake some stellar pictures from Jackson Glacier Overlook, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake McDonald. On the next day, hike along Highline Trail and then admire the verdant scenery at Logan Pass.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Glacier National Park online vacation planner.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Glacier National Park in 8.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, expect Glacier National Park to be a bit warmer, temps between °F and °F. You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road
Highline Trail ©
Highline Trail

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Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): trek along Paradise Loop and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Longmire Springs.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Mount Rainier National Park holiday maker site.

You can fly from Glacier National Park to Mount Rainier National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Glacier National Park to Mount Rainier National Park. Traveling from Glacier National Park in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Mount Rainier National Park, with lows of °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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Skyline Trail ©
Skyline Trail
Mount Rainier ©
Mount Rainier
Paradise Valley ©
Paradise Valley

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Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
On the 24th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at California Coastal Trail and then take a peaceful walk through Tall Trees Grove.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Redwood National Park trip itinerary planning app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mount Rainier National Park to Redwood National Park. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Mount Rainier National Park in August: highs in Redwood National Park hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park
Tall Trees Grove ©
Tall Trees Grove
California Coastal Trail ©
California Coastal Trail

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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.
On the 26th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Washburn Point, take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Half Dome, and finally surround yourself with nature on YExplore Yosemite Adventures - Day Tours. On the 27th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along Mariposa Grove, get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, thenexplore the striking landscape at El Capitan, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Yosemite Valley Chapel.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Redwood National Park to Yosemite National Park with the Route module. Traveling from Redwood National Park in August, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be little chillier, around °F, while days are somewhat warmer, around °F. On the 28th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View

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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.
On the 29th (Sat), admire the striking features of Grand Canyon Railway Depot, thentake a pleasant ride with Canyon Trail Rides, thenexplore the stunning scenery at North Rim Visitor Center, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, thenstroll through Rim Trail, thentake in the pleasant sights at Pipe Creek Vista, and finally hike along South Kaibab Trail.

To see reviews and tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of flight and bus takes about 13.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, Grand Canyon National Park is a bit warmer at night with lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
North Rim Visitor Center ©
North Rim Visitor Center
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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