21 days in Continental USA Itinerary

21 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
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Glacier National Park
— 7 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
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Nashville
— 1 night

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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Zumwalt Meadow Trail and Panoramic Point. Explore hidden gems such as Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park and Roaring River Falls. Take a break from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park with a short trip to Project Survival's Cat Haven in Dunlap, about 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: cruise along Generals Hwy, trek along John Muir Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Big Trees Trail, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Cedar Grove Visitor Center.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park road trip planning app.

Yorktown to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of taxi, train, and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. When traveling from Yorktown in June, plan for a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 94°F by day to 62°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park ©
Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park
Zumwalt Meadow Trail ©
Zumwalt Meadow Trail
Roaring River Falls ©
Roaring River Falls

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Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©

Crown of the Continent

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Red Rock Falls, Glacier National Park and Goat Lick Overlook. Step out of the city life by going to Fishercap Lake and Cracker Lake Hike. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Apikuni Falls, explore the activities along McDonald Creek, appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden Wall, and take some stellar pictures from Jackson Glacier Overlook.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Glacier National Park trip planner.

You can fly from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Glacier National Park in 9.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in June, things will get little chillier in Glacier National Park: highs are around 75°F and lows about 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Red Rock Falls, Glacier National Park ©
Red Rock Falls, Glacier National Park
Fishercap Lake ©
Fishercap Lake
Cracker Lake Hike ©
Cracker Lake Hike

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Uncle Tom's Trail and Lone Star Geyser. Get in touch with nature at West Thumb Geyser Basin and Artists’ Paintpots. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Roosevelt Arch, explore the stunning scenery at S Rim Trail, explore the striking landscape at Gibbon Falls, and admire the sheer force of Upper Falls of the Yellowstone River.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park itinerary tool.

You can drive from Glacier National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 8.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Glacier National Park in June, expect Yellowstone National Park to be slightly colder, temps between 66°F and 34°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife
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Castle Geyser ©
Castle Geyser
S Rim Trail ©
S Rim Trail
Uncle Tom's Trail ©
Uncle Tom's Trail

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Nashville

Nashville ©

Music City U.S.A.

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
On the 26th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Upper Room, sample the fine beverages at Prichard's Distillery, then see the interesting displays at Patsy Cline Museum, and finally take in the views from John Seigenthaler Pedestrian Bridge. On the next day, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Smith Creek Moonshine, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sri Ganesha Temple, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Yazoo Brewing Company.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Nashville online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Yellowstone National Park to Nashville takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and shuttle. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Nashville due to the time zone difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June; daily highs in Nashville reach 88°F and lows reach 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nashville

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Upper Room ©
Upper Room
Zipline
Patsy Cline Museum ©
Patsy Cline Museum

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