22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Erfurt
Fly + Drive:  24​h
1
Grand Teton National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
South Lake Tahoe
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Drive:  8​h 15​min
5
Moab
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
6
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
7
Lake Powell
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
8
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
+4
Shuttle + Foot + Shuttle + Foot + Shuttle:  2​h 30​min
9
Zion National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
10
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  7​h 45​min
11
Bear Lake
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  27​h
End: Erfurt

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night
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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Grand Teton. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cascade Canyon Trail, then hike along Taggart Lake, and then hike along Menor's Ferry Historical Trail.

For where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Grand Teton National Park day trip website .

Erfurt, Germany to Grand Teton National Park is an approximately 24-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Erfurt to Grand Teton National Park is minus 8 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Grand Teton National Park when traveling from Erfurt in July, with lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can go by car to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail
Taggart Lake ©
Taggart Lake

4
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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.
Get outdoors at Mystic Falls Trail and Lower Geyser Basin. There's still lots to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin, explore the striking landscape at Natural Bridge Trail, look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Loop Road, and explore and take pictures at Firehole Canyon Drive.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park visit planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 1.5 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Grand Teton National Park in July, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 26°C and lows at 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Lower Geyser Basin ©
Lower Geyser Basin
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

2
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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): take in the awesome beauty at Twin Peaks, then enjoy the sand and surf at Marshall’s Beach, and then steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: get a taste of the local shopping with Ferry Building Marketplace, then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and then kick back and relax at Fort Funston National Park.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read San Francisco planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, shuttle, and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, San Francisco is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to drive to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fort Funston National Park ©
Fort Funston National Park

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nights
South Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe ©
High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): kick back and relax at Meeks Bay Beach and then kick back and relax at El Dorado Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sat): kick back and relax at Pope Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Baldwin Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Kiva Beach.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our South Lake Tahoe online trip itinerary maker .

Getting from San Francisco to South Lake Tahoe by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in July: highs in South Lake Tahoe hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Moab.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Meeks Bay Beach
Highlights from your plan
Kiva Beach ©
Kiva Beach
El Dorado Beach ©
El Dorado Beach
Pope Beach ©
Pope Beach

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Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Double Down Bike Shop and then scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour. On your second day here, hike along Arches National Park.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Moab day trip planning tool .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and car from South Lake Tahoe to Moab takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from South Lake Tahoe in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Moab: temperatures range from 42°C by day to 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Trails Parks
Highlights from your plan
Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Double Down Bike Shop ©
Double Down Bike Shop

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night
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 30th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Peek-A-Boo Loop.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Bryce Canyon National Park day trip site .

Traveling by car from Moab to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. In July, Bryce Canyon National Park is slightly colder than Moab - with highs of 32°C and lows of 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Lake Powell.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Trails Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Peek-A-Boo Loop ©
Peek-A-Boo Loop

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night
Lake Powell

Lake Powell
Lake Powell serves as the playground for the town of Page, drawing nearly three million visitors annually.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Wed): take in breathtaking views at Ticaboo Canyon and then stroll through Rainbow Bridge Trail.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Lake Powell trip planner .

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Lake Powell in 6 hours. While traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Lake Powell, ranging from highs of 43°C to lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Lake Powell

Parks Trails Outdoors

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): take some stellar pictures from Grandview Point and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail. On your second day here, hike along South Kaibab Trail, then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, and then explore the stunning scenery at Inner Canyon.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park road trip app .

Traveling by car from Lake Powell to Grand Canyon National Park takes 7 hours. While traveling from Lake Powell, expect a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

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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.
On the 3rd (Sat), explore the striking landscape of The Narrows.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Zion National Park sightseeing planning app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Grand Canyon National Park to Zion National Park. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Zion National Park, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Trails Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows

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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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and then shop like a local with The Strip. Keep things going the next day: try to win big at Casino at the Venetian, then browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, and then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas driving holiday planner.

Drive from Zion National Park to Las Vegas in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Zion National Park in August, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 45°C by day to 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Bear Lake.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Bellagio Hotel and Casino ©
Bellagio Hotel and Casino

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Bear Lake

Bear Lake
Bear Lake is a village in Manistee County of the U.S. To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Bear Lake planner .

Explore your travel options from Las Vegas to Bear Lake with the Route module. Traveling from Las Vegas to Bear Lake, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in August, expect Bear Lake to be much colder, temps between 28°C and 15°C. You'll set off for home on the 6th (Tue).

Things to do in Bear Lake

Parks Outdoors Beaches

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