20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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20 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Nottingham
train + Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h 15​min
2
Glacier National Park
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
5
Monument Valley
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
7
Palm Springs
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
8
Salt Lake City
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  3​h 15​min
9
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
+4
Drive + Fly + subway + foot + train:  17​h 15​min
End: Nottingham

2
nights
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 17th (Tue): explore the activities along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Seattle day trip website .

Nottingham, UK to Seattle is an approximately 15-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Nottingham to Seattle due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Nottingham in July: highs in Seattle hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Snoqualmie Falls, Friends of Issaquah Salmon Hatchery
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Snoqualmie Falls ©
Snoqualmie Falls
Friends of Issaquah Salmon Hatchery ©
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks ©
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks

3
nights
Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): stroll through Grinnell Glacier. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Avalanche Lake and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Glacier National Park day trip website .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Seattle to Glacier National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Seattle in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Glacier National Park, with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

River Rafting & Tubing
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Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Avalanche Lake ©
Avalanche Lake
Logan Pass ©
Logan Pass

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): examine the collection at Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas and then have fun at Battlefield Vegas.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Glacier National Park to Las Vegas takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Glacier National Park to Las Vegas. Traveling from Glacier National Park in July, you will find days in Las Vegas are a bit warmer (47°C), and nights are much warmer (32°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Museums
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Battlefield Vegas ©
Battlefield Vegas
Madame Tussauds -  Las Vegas ©
Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas

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.
On the 23rd (Mon), stroll through Navajo/Queens Garden Loop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Navajo Loop Trail, stop by Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop, and then trot along with a tour on horseback.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Bryce Canyon National Park vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Bryce Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in July; daily highs in Bryce Canyon National Park reach 31°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop

2
nights
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. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, then see the interesting displays at Goulding’s Trading Post Museum., and then hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Monument Valley itinerary planner.

Drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Monument Valley in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in July: high temperatures in Monument Valley hover around 36°C and lows are around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Monument Valley

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

3
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Rim Trail and South Kaibab Trail. Discover out-of-the-way places like Bright Angel Trail and Mather Point. There's still lots to do: trek along Tonto Trail and get great views at Yaki Point.

To find more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner .

You can drive from Monument Valley to Grand Canyon National Park in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Monument Valley in July, expect Grand Canyon National Park to be slightly colder, temps between 33°C and 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can go by car to Palm Springs.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Trails Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Yaki Point ©
Yaki Point
Tonto Trail ©
Tonto Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

1
night
Palm Springs

Palm Springs ©
Palm Springs is a desert resort city in Riverside County, California, United States, within the Coachella Valley. To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Palm Springs road trip site .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Palm Springs by car takes about 6.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Palm Springs due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, expect Palm Springs to be warmer, temps between 49°C and 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Palm Springs

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Indian Canyons ©
Indian Canyons

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Salt Lake Temple and then stroll through Temple Square.

Plan a Salt Lake City trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Getting from Palm Springs to Salt Lake City by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Palm Springs to Salt Lake City, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Palm Springs in July, with highs in Salt Lake City at 41°C and lows at 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Salt Lake Temple ©
Salt Lake Temple

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at River Rafting & Tubing and Grand Loop Road. Get in touch with nature at Horseback Riding Tours and Grand Prismatic Spring. Spend the 2nd (Thu) exploring nature at Old Faithful Visitor Education Center. There's more to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful and trek along Artist Point.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park day trip planning tool .

Getting from Salt Lake City to Yellowstone National Park by combination of flight and taxi takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Salt Lake City in August, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 25°C and lows at 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Gardiner
Highlights from your plan
Grand Loop Road ©
Grand Loop Road
River Rafting & Tubing
Artist Point ©
Artist Point

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