20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 1 night
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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
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Fish Camp
— 1 night
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 day
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Bakersfield
— 1 night
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Las Vegas
— 1 night
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Zion National Park
— 1 night
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Brighton
— 1 night
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Grand Teton National Park
— 1 night
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Jackson Hole
— 1 night
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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
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Cheyenne
— 2 nights
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Estes Park
— 3 nights
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Rocky Mountain National Park
— 1 day
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San Francisco

— 1 night

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Lands End, Golden Gate Bridge and Muir Woods National Monument. Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco planning app.

Kongsberg, Norway to San Francisco is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Kongsberg to San Francisco, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in San Francisco can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. On the 11th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Trails · Historic Sites · Nature

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Yosemite National Park

— 2 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Mirror Lake/Meadow Trail, Mariposa Grove, Tenaya Lake, and other attractions you added. Keep things going the next day: cruise along Tioga Pass, hike along Tuolumne Meadows, explore the activities along Tenaya Lake, make a trip to Olmsted Point, then explore the striking landscape at Cloud's Rest, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to drive to Fish Camp.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Fish Camp

— 1 night
Fish Camp is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. Your day by day itinerary now includes Yosemite Adventure Company.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Fish Camp road trip planning tool.

Fish Camp is just a short distance from Yosemite National Park. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, with highs in Fish Camp at 43°C and lows at 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Fish Camp

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

— 1 day

A Land of Giants

With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Giant Forest as well as Zumwalt Meadow Trail. Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Grizzly Falls, then hike along Zumwalt Meadow Trail, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Giant Forest.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Fish Camp to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park takes 3.5 hours. July in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park sees daily highs of 43°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Bakersfield.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Bakersfield

— 1 night
To find reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Bakersfield sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Bakersfield takes 4 hours. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Bakersfield, with lows of 27°C. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Bakersfield

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

Las Vegas

— 1 night

Sin City

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 The Strip as well as Fountains of Bellagio. On the 15th (Wed), get to know the fascinating history of The Strip and then don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio.

To find out how to plan a trip to Las Vegas, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Bakersfield to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Las Vegas when traveling from Bakersfield in July, with lows around 32°C. On the 16th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Zion's Main Canyon, Emerald Pools and Riverside Walk. On the 16th (Thu), admire the sheer force of Emerald Pools and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Riverside Walk.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Zion National Park trip planner.

You can 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. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Zion National Park due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Zion National Park, ranging from highs of 40°C to lows of 17°C. On the 17th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Brighton.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Brighton

— 1 night
To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Brighton trip planning website.

Explore your travel options from Zion National Park to Brighton with the Route module. Expect slightly colder evenings in Brighton when traveling from Zion National Park in July, with lows around 12°C. On the 18th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Brighton

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Winter Sports

Grand Teton National Park

— 1 night

Mountains of the Imagination

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes String Lake as well as Jenny Lake Trail. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): make a trip to Jackson Hole Shootout and then don't miss a visit to Town Square.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Teton National Park trip builder site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Brighton to Grand Teton National Park. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Brighton in July; daily highs in Grand Teton National Park reach 30°C and lows reach 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to drive to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Outdoors · Trails · Scenic Drive · Parks

Side Trip

Jackson Hole

— 1 night
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
You've now added Swift Creek Outfitters & Teton Horseback Adventures to your itinerary.

For maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Jackson Hole travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Teton National Park to Jackson Hole takes an hour. July in Jackson Hole sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Yellowstone National Park

— 3 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone as well as Hayden Valley. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): witness a stunning natural landmark at West Thumb Geyser Basin. Here are some ideas for day two: witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin, witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser, witness a stunning natural landmark at Midway Geyser Basin, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Gibbon Falls.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Jackson Hole to Yellowstone National Park in 2.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Jackson Hole in July; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 26°C and lows reach 4°C. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Cheyenne.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Trails

Cheyenne

— 2 nights
Cheyenne is the capital and most populous city of the US state of Wyoming and the county seat of Laramie County. Your day by day itinerary now includes Cheyenne Frontier Days as well as Medicine Bow National Forest. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): take a peaceful walk through Medicine Bow National Forest.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Cheyenne trip planner.

Drive from Yellowstone National Park to Cheyenne in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In July, Cheyenne is somewhat warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 34°C and lows of 15°C. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Sat) before leaving for Estes Park.

Things to do in Cheyenne

Events · Nature · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Estes Park

— 3 nights
More than just a convenient resting place for travelers on their way to the national park encompassing the Front Range of the Rockies, Estes Park is a popular place to visit in its own right.
Peak to Peak Scenic Byway has been added to your itinerary. Step off the beaten path and head to Trail Ridge Road and Twin Sisters Peaks Trail. Take a break from the city and head to Bear Lake and Old Fall River Road. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Estes Park: Rocky Mountain National Park (Mills Lake, Chasm Falls, &more). There's lots more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Sheep Lakes, contemplate the waterfront views at Dream Lake, and hike along Emerald Lake Trail.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Estes Park planner.

Getting from Cheyenne to Estes Park by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. When traveling from Cheyenne in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Estes Park, with highs around 38°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Things to do in Estes Park

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Rocky Mountain National Park

— 1 day
Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Rocky Mountain National Park itinerary builder website.

Rocky Mountain National Park is just a short distance from Estes Park. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · History Museums
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.