18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States route planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Cedar City Regional Airport, Drive to Zion National Park
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Zion National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Escalante
— 1 night
Drive to Cedar City, Fly to Jackson
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Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
Drive
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Glacier National Park
— 2 nights
Fly to Reno, Bus to Yosemite National Park
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Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
Drive to Fresno Yosemite International Airport, Fly to Washington Dulles International Airport

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Zion National Park

— 1 night
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): admire all the interesting features of Zion Shuttle and then trek along Angel's Landing. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Zion National Park.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Zion National Park visit planner.

Washington to Zion National Park is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Washington in June, you will find days in Zion National Park are a bit warmer (94°F), and nights are little chillier (50°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Escalante.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Escalante

— 1 night
Escalante is a city in Garfield County, Utah, United States located along Utah Scenic Byway 12 (SR-12) in the south central part of the state. Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area, get engrossed in the history at Escalante Heritage Center, and then cruise along Scenic Byway Route 12.

For ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Escalante trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Escalante takes 4 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Zion National Park in June; daily highs in Escalante reach 79°F and lows reach 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Escalante

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Wildlife · Nature

Yellowstone National Park

— 5 nights

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Kids will enjoy Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Upper Geyser Basin. There's much more to do: take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, take in the dramatic natural features at Lower Geyser Basin, hike along North Rim Trail, and look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Loop Road.

To find reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary site.

Do a combination of car and flight from Escalante to Yellowstone National Park in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, shuttle, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Escalante in June, things will get little chillier in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 66°F and lows about 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Glacier National Park

— 2 nights

Crown of the Continent

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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): take a memorable drive along Going-to-the-Sun Road, then admire the sheer force of Virginia Falls, then get great views at Jackson Glacier Overlook, and finally trek along Iceberg Lake Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Swiftcurrent Falls.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Glacier National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Glacier National Park takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. In June, Glacier National Park is a bit warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 75°F and lows of 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

Yosemite National Park

— 6 nights
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Glacier Point and Yosemite, Tunnel View. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, stroll through Nevada Falls Loop, get interesting insight from YExplore Yosemite Adventures - Day Tours, and admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park travel planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus 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. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in June, and nighttime lows around 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.