20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
2
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
3
Zion National Park
— 1 night
4
Arches National Park
— 1 night
5
Keystone
— 1 night
6
Portland
— 1 night
7
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
8
Grand Teton National Park
— 2 nights
9
Mount Rainier National Park
— 1 night
10
Seattle
— 2 nights
11
San Francisco
— 2 nights

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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Grand Canyon South Rim and East Rim Drive. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Kolb Studio and Grand Canyon Railway Depot. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, take some stellar pictures from Shoshone Point, explore the stunning scenery at Moran Point, and stroll around Indian Garden.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip builder.

Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 7.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, plan for little chillier nights in Grand Canyon National Park, with lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
East Rim Drive ©
East Rim Drive

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Bryce Amphitheatre, hike along Queen's Garden Trail, explore the stunning scenery at Sunset Point, thentrek along Navajo Loop Trail, and finally trek along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: mingle with the ghosts of the past at Widtsoe Ghost Town, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Three Wisemen, thentake in breathtaking views at Agua Canyon, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Ponderosa Canyon.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Bryce Canyon National Park trip planner.

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park in 5.5 hours. In July in Bryce Canyon National Park, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Bryce
Highlights from your plan
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Bryce Amphitheatre ©
Bryce Amphitheatre

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Zion National Park and then hike along Kayenta Trail.

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

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park in 3 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in July: high temperatures in Zion National Park hover around °F and lows are around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

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

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Arches National Park

Arches National Park ©
Mother Nature kept reaching for red when she painted Arches National Park's 2,000 sandstone arches, resulting in one of the country's more distinctly shaped and colored landscapes.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Tunnel Arch, take in the dramatic natural features at Pine Tree Arch, thentrek along Devils Garden Trailhead, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Turret Arch, and finally explore the striking landscape at Double Arch.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Arches National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Arches National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and car; or do a combination of flight and car. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Zion National Park in July since evenings lows in Arches National Park dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Keystone.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Turret Arch ©
Turret Arch
Double Arch ©
Double Arch
Devils Garden Trailhead ©
Devils Garden Trailhead

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Keystone

Keystone ©
Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): putt your heart out at Holy Terror Mini Golf, see the interesting displays at National Presidential Wax Museum, and then look for gifts at Professor Samuel's Portrait Emporium.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Keystone sightseeing planning website.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Arches National Park to Keystone takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. In July, Keystone is slightly colder than Arches National Park - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Keystone

Fun & Games Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Holy Terror Mini Golf ©
Holy Terror Mini Golf
National Presidential Wax Museum ©
National Presidential Wax Museum
Professor Samuel's Portrait Emporium ©
Professor Samuel's Portrait Emporium

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Portland

Portland ©
Maine's biggest and perhaps most vibrant city, Portland was established as a fishing village in 1633 and grew to become New England's largest port.
On the 27th (Mon), stroll the grounds of Eastern Cemetery, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Shipyard Brewing Company, thendo a tasting at Maine Mead Works, and finally sample the fine beverages at Maine Craft Distilling.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Portland tour app.

You can fly from Keystone to Portland in 8.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Keystone to Portland. Traveling from Keystone in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Portland, with lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Portland

Breweries & Distilleries Historic Sites Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Shipyard Brewing Company ©
Shipyard Brewing Company
Eastern Cemetery ©
Eastern Cemetery
Maine Mead Works ©
Maine Mead Works

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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 off the beaten path and head to Grand Prismatic Spring and Storm Point Trail. Get in touch with nature at West Thumb Geyser Basin and Grand Loop Road. There's much more to do: stroll through Lone Star Geyser, take in the dramatic natural features at Gibbon Falls, take in the natural beauty of Grand Geyser, and head outdoors with Morning Glory Pool.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park road trip app.

You can fly from Portland to Yellowstone National Park in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Portland to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Portland in July: highs in Yellowstone National Park hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Morning Glory Pool ©
Morning Glory Pool
Grand Loop Road ©
Grand Loop Road
West Thumb Geyser Basin ©
West Thumb Geyser Basin

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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.
On the 31st (Fri), admire all the interesting features of 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Sacred Heart, trek along Hermitage Point, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Elk Ranch Flats Turnout, Grand Teton National Park, thenadmire the sheer force of Hidden Falls, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cathedral Group. On the 1st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Snake River, take in the awesome beauty at Teton Point Turnout, explore the striking landscape at Glacier View Turnout, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Jenny Lake Trail, and finally trek along Menor's Ferry Historical Trail.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Grand Teton National Park trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park takes 1.5 hours. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Grand Teton National Park: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail
Jenny Lake Trail ©
Jenny Lake Trail
Teton Point Turnout ©
Teton Point Turnout

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Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
On the 2nd (Sun), trek along Skyline Trail, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Comet Falls, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Rainier, and finally hike along Box Canyon Loop.

To find photos and other tourist information, go to the Mount Rainier National Park trip maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Grand Teton National Park to Mount Rainier National Park takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in August, Mount Rainier National Park is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to Seattle.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Skyline Trail ©
Skyline Trail
Mount Rainier ©
Mount Rainier
Box Canyon Loop ©
Box Canyon Loop

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Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Washington Park Arboretum, explore the different monuments and memorials at Bruce Lee Grave Site, get a taste of the local shopping with Pike Place Market, thentake in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, thenadmire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally walk around Kerry Park. On the next day, kick back and relax at Alki Beach, examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, thenexamine the collection at Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Discovery Center, and finally stroll through Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Seattle vacation planning website.

Traveling by shuttle from Mount Rainier National Park to Seattle takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Mount Rainier National Park in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Seattle, with lows of °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight
Alki Beach ©
Alki Beach

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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 5th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Grace Cathedral, engage your brain at California Academy of Sciences, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, thenexamine the collection at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and finally head off the coast to Alcatraz Island. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along Lands End, admire the masterpieces at Legion of Honor, contemplate the waterfront views at San Francisco Bay, thenexamine the collection at Musee Mecanique, and finally see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum.

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Getting from Seattle to San Francisco by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Seattle in August, plan for a bit cooler days in San Francisco, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Lands End ©
Lands End

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