20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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20 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Kongsberg
Drive + Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Fish Camp
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h
5
Bakersfield
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
7
Zion National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
8
Brighton
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
9
Grand Teton National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
10
Jackson Hole
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
11
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
12
Cheyenne
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
13
Estes Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
14
Rocky Mountain National Park
— Few hours
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  19​h
End: Kongsberg

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
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. On the 10th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip planner .

Kongsberg, Norway to San Francisco is an approximately 21-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kongsberg to San Francisco is minus 9 hours. In July in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 16°C at night. On the 11th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
Lands End ©
Lands End
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

2
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.
You've added Mariposa Grove, Tenaya Lake, Tuolumne Meadows, and other attractions to your itinerary. On your second day here, take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tuolumne Meadows, explore the activities along Tenaya Lake, then don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, then explore the striking landscape at Cloud's Rest, and finally admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planning app .

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, bus, and taxi. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 33°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Fish Camp.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls

1
night
Fish Camp

Fish Camp
Fish Camp is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sierra Nevada Motorsports.

To find where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Fish Camp trip planner .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Fish Camp takes 2 hours. In July, Fish Camp is a bit warmer than Yosemite National Park - with highs of 43°C and lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Fish Camp

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Sierra Nevada Motorsports

1
day
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©
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. On the 14th (Tue), admire the sheer force of Grizzly Falls, then hike along Zumwalt Meadow Trail, and then take a peaceful walk through Giant Forest.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip maker website .

Getting from Fish Camp to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park by car takes about 3.5 hours. In July in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, expect temperatures between 43°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Bakersfield.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Giant Forest ©
Giant Forest
Zumwalt Meadow Trail ©
Zumwalt Meadow Trail
Grizzly Falls ©
Grizzly Falls

1
night
Bakersfield

Bakersfield
Bakersfield is a city in California, United States, and the county seat of Kern County. To see other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Bakersfield vacation planner .

You can drive from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Bakersfield in 3.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Bakersfield when traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in July, with lows around 27°C. On the 15th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Bakersfield

Parks Nature Outdoors

1
night
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Strip, Graceland Wedding Chapel and Fountains of Bellagio. Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): shop like a local with The Strip, then enjoy some diversion at Graceland Wedding Chapel, and then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Bakersfield to Las Vegas takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Bakersfield in July since evenings lows in Las Vegas dip to 32°C. You'll have a few hours on the 16th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Graceland Wedding Chapel ©
Graceland Wedding Chapel
The Strip ©
The Strip

1
night
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Zion's Main Canyon, Emerald Pools and Riverside Walk. Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): admire the sheer force of Emerald Pools and then hike along Riverside Walk.

For photos and more tourist information, read our Zion National Park planning site .

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 when traveling from Las Vegas to Zion National Park is 1 hour. Traveling from Las Vegas in July, you will find days in Zion National Park are little chillier (40°C), and nights are cooler (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 Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Zion's Main Canyon ©
Zion's Main Canyon

1
night
Brighton

Brighton
To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Brighton tour planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Zion National Park to Brighton. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Brighton when traveling from Zion National Park in July, with lows around 12°C. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Brighton

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

1
night
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes String Lake as well as Jenny Lake Trail. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Jackson Hole Shootout and then don't miss a visit to Town Square.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Teton National Park trip planning website .

Explore your travel options from Brighton to Grand Teton National Park with the Route module. Traveling from Brighton in July, expect Grand Teton National Park to be a bit cooler, temps between 30°C and 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can go by car to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks

Side Trip

Jackson Hole
Highlights from your plan
Jenny Lake Trail ©
Jenny Lake Trail
String Lake ©
String Lake
Cunningham Cabin ©
Cunningham Cabin

1
night
Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Swift Creek Outfitters & Teton Horseback Adventures.

For ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Jackson Hole online itinerary planner .

Drive from Grand Teton National Park to Jackson Hole in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 7°C. 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

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone as well as Hayden Valley. Start 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, witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin, take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Midway Geyser Basin, then take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Gibbon Falls.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip tool .

Getting from Jackson Hole to Yellowstone National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Jackson Hole in July, things will get slightly colder in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 26°C and lows about 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 Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
West Thumb Geyser Basin ©
West Thumb Geyser Basin
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Artist Point ©
Artist Point

2
nights
Cheyenne

Cheyenne ©
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 reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Cheyenne trip itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle from Yellowstone National Park to Cheyenne in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car, shuttle, and flight. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July; daily highs in Cheyenne reach 34°C and lows reach 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

Side Trip

Medicine Bow National Forest
Highlights from your plan
Cheyenne Frontier Days ©
Cheyenne Frontier Days

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nights
Estes Park

Estes Park ©
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Peak to Peak Scenic Byway. Visiting Trail Ridge Road and Emerald Lake Trail will get you outdoors. Step off the beaten path and head to Bear Lake and Sheep Lakes. Venture out of the city with trips to Rocky Mountain National Park (Dream Lake, Mills Lake, & more). There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Twin Sisters Peaks Trail.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Estes Park trip website .

You can drive from Cheyenne to Estes Park in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of shuttle 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. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Things to do in Estes Park

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks

Side Trip

Rocky Mountain National Park
Highlights from your plan
Peak to Peak Scenic Byway ©
Peak to Peak Scenic Byway
Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Bear Lake ©
Bear Lake

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hours
Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park
Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Rocky Mountain National Park itinerary builder site .

Rocky Mountain National Park is very close to Estes Park. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. You'll set off for home on the 28th (Tue).

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Parks Outdoors Tours

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