20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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20 days in United States Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Lee Vining
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Death Valley National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
7
Page
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
9
Moab
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
10
Torrey
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
11
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
12
Zion National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
13
Park City
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
14
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Salt Lake City

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Coit Tower, Chinatown, Lombard Street, and other attractions. On the 26th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of Filbert Steps, take a leisurely stroll along The Embarcadero, get interesting insight from Blue & Gold Fleet, PIER 39, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and finally make a trip to Powell and Market Cable Car Turnaround.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read San Francisco day trip planning tool .

If you are flying in from Italy, the closest major airports are San Francisco International Airport, Metropolitan Oakland International Airport and Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport. In July in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Tenaya Lake as well as Vernal Fall. On the 28th (Tue), admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls. On your second day here, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, then take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan, and then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point.

To find ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park travel route app .

Drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in July, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are a bit warmer (33°C), and nights are little chillier (9°C). You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Thu) before leaving for Lee Vining.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
El Capitan ©
El Capitan

1
night
Lee Vining

Lee Vining ©
Lee Vining is a census-designated place in Mono County, California, United States. Mono Lake Tufa State Natural Reserve has been added to your itinerary. On the 30th (Thu), take in the natural beauty of Travertine Hot Spring, get impressive views of Mono Lake Tufa State Natural Reserve, and then see a world frozen in time at Bodie.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Lee Vining trip maker tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Yosemite National Park to Lee Vining. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in July, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Lee Vining

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Travertine Hot Spring
Highlights from your plan
Mono Lake Tufa State Natural Reserve ©
Travertine Hot Spring ©
Travertine Hot Spring

1
day
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Harmony Borax Works, then go deep underground at Eureka Mine, then explore the activities along Badwater Basin, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Death Valley National Park visit planning app .

You can drive from Lee Vining to Death Valley National Park in 4 hours. When traveling from Lee Vining in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Death Valley National Park, with highs around 45°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Badwater Basin ©
Badwater Basin
Eureka Mine ©
Eureka Mine

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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon): shop like a local with The Strip, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, and then make a trip to Bellagio Fountains.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Las Vegas, with lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

2
nights
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point and then hike along Rim Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon): take some stellar pictures from Mather Point, then trek along South Kaibab Trail, and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park journey maker website .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, Grand Canyon National Park is much colder than Las Vegas - with highs of 31°C and lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can drive to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

few
hours
Page

Page ©
Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Page trip itinerary maker site .

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Page in 2.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, with highs in Page at 39°C and lows at 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Page

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon

1
night
Monument Valley

Monument Valley ©
Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Monument Valley trip itinerary site .

You can drive from Page to Monument Valley in 2.5 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Page in August: high temperatures in Monument Valley hover around 36°C and lows are around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Moab.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Nature Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Horseback Riding Tours
Goulding’s Trading Post Museum. ©

1
night
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
You've now added Arches National Park to your itinerary.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Moab trip itinerary planning site .

Getting from Monument Valley to Moab by car takes about 3 hours. In August in Moab, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Torrey.

Things to do in Moab

Nature Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park

1
night
Torrey

Torrey ©
Torrey is a town located on State Route 24 in Wayne County, Utah, United States, 8mi from Capitol Reef National Park. For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Torrey attractions planner.

You can drive from Moab to Torrey in 3 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Moab in August; daily highs in Torrey reach 29°C and lows reach 9°C. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Fri) before leaving for Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Torrey

Trails Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Goosenecks Overlook
Highlights from your plan
Goosenecks Overlook ©
Goosenecks Overlook

2
nights
Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park ©
You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): hike along Rim Trail and then identify plant and animal life at Bryce Amphitheatre. On the 8th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop, then trek along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Peek-A-Boo Loop.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Bryce Canyon National Park day trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Torrey to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 2.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Bryce Canyon National Park are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can go by car to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Trails Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Peek-A-Boo Loop ©
Peek-A-Boo Loop
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop ©
Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop

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.
On the 9th (Sun), explore the striking landscape of Zion National Park.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Zion National Park trip builder site .

Getting from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park by car takes about 3 hours. In August, Zion National Park is somewhat warmer than Bryce Canyon National Park - with highs of 38°C and lows of 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Park City.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park

1
night
Park City

Park City ©
Known globally as the home of the country's largest independent film festival, Park City finds its roots as an old silver boomtown located on the slopes of the Wasatch Mountains, part of the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): shop like a local with Park City Main Street Historic District.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Park City trip site .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Zion National Park to Park City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Park City when traveling from Zion National Park in August, with lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Park City

Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan

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.
Here are some ideas for day two: witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin, witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, then explore the striking landscape at Gibbon Falls, and finally stroll through Brink of the Lower Falls Trail.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park online journey planner .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Park City to Yellowstone National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and car. Traveling from Park City in August, things will get little chillier in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 24°C and lows about 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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