21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
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Monterey
— 1 night
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San Francisco
— 3 nights

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Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©

Crossroads of the West

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.
Here are some ideas for day two: explore the stunning scenery at Big Cottonwood Canyon, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Salt Lake Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Square.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Salt Lake City online travel planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Salt Lake City is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also fly. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Amsterdam to Salt Lake City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Amsterdam in July, you will find days in Salt Lake City are much hotter (41°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (24°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks · Nature · Winter Sports · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Salt Lake Temple ©
Salt Lake Temple
Little Cottonwood Canyon ©
Little Cottonwood Canyon

3
nights
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Old Faithful and Grand Prismatic Spring. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Upper Geyser Basin and Artists’ Paintpots. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at North Rim Trail, witness a stunning natural landmark at Midway Geyser Basin, take in breathtaking views at S Rim Trail, and take in the dramatic natural features at Gibbon Falls.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park tour itinerary maker app.

Getting from Salt Lake City to Yellowstone National Park by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, shuttle, bus, and car. Traveling from Salt Lake City in July, expect Yellowstone National Park to be cooler, temps between 26°C and 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

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

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.
On the 1st (Thu), get great views at Powell Point, get great views at Lookout Studio, then examine the collection at Kolb Studio, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in breathtaking views at Inner Canyon, then see the interesting displays at Yavapai Geology Museum, and then take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park travel route planner.

Drive from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, with highs in Grand Canyon National Park at 31°C and lows at 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Museums · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Inner Canyon ©
Inner Canyon
Powell Point ©
Powell Point

2
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Strip and The LINQ Promenade. Step off the beaten path and head to River Rafting & Tubing and Pinball Hall of Fame. There's more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, things will get warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around 45°C and lows about 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods · Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
River Rafting & Tubing
The LINQ Promenade ©
The LINQ Promenade

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
On the 6th (Tue), see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, get engrossed in the history at Skirball Cultural Center, and then see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory. Here are some ideas for day two: have fun at California Science Center and then get a new perspective on nature at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles tour planning tool.

Getting from Las Vegas to Los Angeles by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in August: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 34°C and lows are around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Childrens Museums · Fun & Games · Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
California Science Center ©
California Science Center
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum ©
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum

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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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): take some stellar pictures from Washburn Point, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, then look for all kinds of wild species at Nature Center at Happy Isles, and finally explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias and then take in the dramatic natural features at Cloud's Rest.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 6.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Plan for much colder nights when traveling from Los Angeles in August since evenings lows in Yosemite National Park dip to 7°C. On the 10th (Sat), you're off to Monterey.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Nature Center at Happy Isles ©
Nature Center at Happy Isles

1
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Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. For photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Monterey trip itinerary builder app.

Do a combination of bus and taxi from Yosemite National Park to Monterey in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, plan for a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in Monterey: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Dennis the Menace Park ©
Dennis the Menace Park

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Step off the beaten path and head to Muir Woods National Monument and Lands End. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Alcatraz Island and Grace Cathedral. There's still lots to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, examine the collection at de Young Museum, and take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read San Francisco online holiday maker.

You can drive from Monterey to San Francisco in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
Lands End ©
Lands End

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