20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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20 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Moose
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Salt Lake City
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Zion National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Lake Powell
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  11​h 45​min
End: New York City

4
nights
Moose

Moose ©
Moose is an unincorporated community in Teton County, Wyoming, United States, in the Jackson Hole valley. Get in touch with nature at Grand Teton and Taggart Lake. The adventure continues: stroll through Cascade Canyon Trail, identify plant and animal life at Blacktail Ponds Overlook, appreciate the views at Leigh Lake, and explore the striking landscape at Inspiration Point.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Moose tour itinerary planner.

New York City to Moose is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City to Moose, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in August, expect nights in Moose to be colder, around 43°F, while days are slightly colder, around 78°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Moose

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Grand Teton National Park
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail
Amphitheater Lake ©
Amphitheater Lake

6
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.
Step out of the city life by going to S Rim Trail and Upper Geyser Basin. Bring the kids along to Firehole Canyon Drive and Gibbon Falls. Spend the 20th (Tue) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. There's much more to do: hike along Artist Point, stroll through Mystic Falls Trail, contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake, and take in the natural beauty of Beehive Geyser.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park trip planner .

Traveling by car from Moose to Yellowstone National Park takes 2 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Moose in August, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 70°F and lows at 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Artist Point ©
Artist Point
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

3
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Wasatch Mountain- Mountain Course and Big Cottonwood Canyon. Visit Temple Square and Salt Lake Temple for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Salt Lake City: Soldier Hollow Golf Course (in Midway) and Park City (Guardsman Pass Scenic Backway, Park City Main Street Historic District, & more).

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Salt Lake City trip planning app .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Salt Lake City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car, shuttle, and flight. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August; daily highs in Salt Lake City reach 92°F and lows reach 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Outdoors Golf Parks

Side Trips

Midway, Park City
Highlights from your plan
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Big Cottonwood Canyon ©
Big Cottonwood Canyon
Salt Lake Temple ©
Salt Lake Temple

4
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.
Take a break from the city and head to The Narrows and Zion National Park. Spend the 28th (Wed) exploring nature at Canyon Overlook Trail. The adventure continues: trek along Angel's Landing, explore the stunning scenery at Zion's Main Canyon, and cruise along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Zion National Park tour itinerary planning app .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Salt Lake City to Zion National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Salt Lake City in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Zion National Park, with lows of 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Lake Powell.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

1
night
Lake Powell

Lake Powell ©
Lake Powell serves as the playground for the town of Page, drawing nearly three million visitors annually.
On the 29th (Thu), trek along Alstrom Point and then hike along Rainbow Bridge Trail.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Lake Powell road trip planning app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Zion National Park to Lake Powell. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Lake Powell when traveling from Zion National Park in August, with lows around 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lake Powell

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Alstrom Point
Highlights from your plan
Alstrom Point ©
Alstrom Point

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