19 days in Western US Itinerary

19 days in Western US Itinerary

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19 days in Western US Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly + Drive:  14​h 30​min
1
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
2
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
bus + Drive:  5​h 45​min
4
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
7
Sedona
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  5​h 30​min
8
Santa Fe
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
9
Moab
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  14​h
End: Amsterdam

2
nights
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.
On the 27th (Sun), witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Artist Point, and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Lamar Valley and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park online vacation planner .

Amsterdam, Holland to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and car. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 8 hours. Traveling from Amsterdam in October, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are slightly colder (9°C), and nights are cooler (-4°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley
Artist Point ©
Artist Point

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at San Francisco Bay, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island, and then wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: savor the flavors at Food & Drink and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco tour planner .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October, things will get much hotter in San Francisco: highs are around 26°C and lows about 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Wine Tours & Tastings

3
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Sentinel Dome and Yosemite, Tunnel View. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, make a trip to Olmsted Point, trek along Tuolumne Meadows, and admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park online trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from San Francisco in October, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 22°C by day to -2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass

1
night
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
On the 3rd (Sun), cruise along Artists Dr, then contemplate the waterfront views at Badwater Basin, and then explore the striking landscape at Zabriskie Point.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Death Valley National Park day trip planning tool .

You can do a combination of bus and car from Yosemite National Park to Death Valley National Park in 6 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in November, expect Death Valley National Park to be somewhat warmer, temps between 22°C and 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Badwater Basin ©
Badwater Basin
Artists Dr ©
Artists Dr

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.
On the 4th (Mon), take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, and then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to The Strip, make a trip to Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Sign, and then have fun at Battlefield Vegas.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas trip planner .

You can drive from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in November, Las Vegas is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Battlefield Vegas ©
Battlefield Vegas
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio

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.
On the 6th (Wed), cruise along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive and then explore the striking landscape of The Narrows. On the 7th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a memorable drive along Zion Shuttle, then take in breathtaking views at Zion's Main Canyon, and then hike along Angel's Landing.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Zion National Park day trip website .

Drive from Las Vegas to Zion National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in November; daily highs in Zion National Park reach 19°C and lows reach -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Zion National Park

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

2
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
On the 8th (Fri), explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Rock, then explore the striking landscape at Bell Rock, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Oak Creek Canyon, explore and take pictures at Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), and then trek along Devil's Bridge Trail.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Sedona trip itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Sedona takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Zion National Park in November, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Sedona, with lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Bell Rock ©
Bell Rock
Oak Creek Canyon ©
Oak Creek Canyon

1
night
Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
On the 10th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Loretto Chapel, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Canyon Road, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi.

To see reviews and more tourist information, refer to the Santa Fe trip itinerary planning app .

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Sedona to Santa Fe in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Sedona in November, things will get little chillier in Santa Fe: highs are around 14°C and lows about -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Moab.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road
Loretto Chapel ©
Loretto Chapel

3
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
On the 11th (Mon), take in the dramatic natural features at Delicate Arch and then admire the majestic nature at Dead Horse Point State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Mesa Arch and then take in breathtaking views at Canyonlands National Park.

For photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Moab vacation planner.

Getting from Santa Fe to Moab by combination of flight and car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In November, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Moab

Parks Nature

Side Trips

Delicate Arch, Mesa Arch
Highlights from your plan
Dead Horse Point State Park ©
Dead Horse Point State Park
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch
Mesa Arch ©
Mesa Arch

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