22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
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Grand Teton National Park
— 2 nights
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Zion National Park
— 3 nights
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Death Valley National Park
— 2 nights
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Los Angeles
— 3 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.
Kids will enjoy South Kaibab Trail and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Explore hidden gems such as Rim Trail and Maverick Helicopters. It doesn't end there: take some stellar pictures from Mather Point and explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park tour planner.

Boston to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive. Traveling from Boston to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Boston in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Grand Canyon National Park, with lows of 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Rim Trail
5.0

3
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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Old Faithful and Grand Prismatic Spring. Family-friendly places like Upper Geyser Basin and Monument Geyser Basin will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Firehole River, take in the dramatic natural features at Petrified Tree, witness a stunning natural landmark at Midway Geyser Basin, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Gibbon Falls.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park attractions planning app.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. In August, Yellowstone National Park is slightly colder than Grand Canyon National Park - with highs of 70°F and lows of 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can go by car to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Trails
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Old Faithful
4.5

2
nights
Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©

Mountains of the Imagination

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 12th (Wed), admire the verdant scenery at Potholes Turnout, Grand Teton National Park, stroll through Jenny Lake Trail, then contemplate the waterfront views at String Lake, and finally admire all the interesting features of 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive. On the 13th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Teton.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Grand Teton National Park trip planning app.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Grand Teton National Park: temperatures range from 78°F by day to 43°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Jenny Lake Trail
4.8
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Must see
Grand Teton
4.9
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National Park
String Lake
4.8

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 14th (Fri), explore the striking landscape at Wall Street, take in breathtaking views at Sunset Point, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Navajo Loop Trail, and finally trek along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop. On the 15th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape at Natural Bridge, then trot along with Canyon Trail Rides, then enjoy breathtaking views from Bryce Point, and finally get great views at Inspiration Point.

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Traveling by flight from Grand Teton National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. In August, daytime highs in Bryce Canyon National Park are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can go by car to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Navajo Loop Trail
4.9
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Must see
Inspiration Point
4.9

3
nights
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.
Bring the kids along to Angel's Landing and Zion Canyon Scenic Drive. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Canyon Overlook Trail and Zion Shuttle. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Observation Point, explore the stunning scenery at Zion's Main Canyon, and explore and take pictures at Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway.

To find ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Zion National Park trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park takes 3 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in August; daily highs in Zion National Park reach 90°F and lows reach 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Angel's Landing
4.9
Must see
Observation Point
5.0

2
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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©

Hottest, Driest, Lowest

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Artists Palette, then cruise along Artists Dr, and then explore the striking landscape at Zabriskie Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Eureka Mine, then contemplate the waterfront views at Badwater Basin, and then take an in-depth tour of The Ranch at Furnace Creek.

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Traveling by combination of taxi and bus from Zion National Park to Death Valley National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Zion National Park to Death Valley National Park is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Zion National Park in August, things will get a bit warmer in Death Valley National Park: highs are around 98°F and lows about 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Scenic Drive
Highlights from your trip
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Geologic Formation
Zabriskie Point
4.8
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Water Body
Badwater Basin
4.7
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Geologic Formation
Artists Palette
4.6

2
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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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum, then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, then contemplate the waterfront views at San Francisco Bay, and finally snap pictures at San Francisco Bay Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, then immerse yourself in nature at Marin Headlands, and then hike along Lands End.

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Getting from Death Valley National Park to San Francisco by combination of bus and flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and subway. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in August, you will find days in San Francisco are colder (73°F), and nights are little chillier (59°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Trails

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Alcatraz Island
4.7
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Must see
Marin Headlands
4.9
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Hiking Trail
Lands End
4.8

3
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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 23rd (Sun), take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier and then discover the magic at Disneyland Park. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica Bay, make a trip to Santa Monica Yacht Harbor Sign, then tour the pleasant surroundings at 26-Mile Bike Path, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica State Beach.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip planning app.

You can fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in August: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 84°F and lows are around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors · Parks · Theme Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Disney Park / Activity
Disneyland Park
4.2
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Scenic Walking Area
26-Mile Bike Path
4.8

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