23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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23 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Kansas City
Drive:  29​h
1
Seattle
— 1 night
Drive:  13​h 15​min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  17​h 30​min
3
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
5
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
7
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  18​h 30​min
End: Kansas City

1
night
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.
On the 14th (Tue), take a stroll through Pike Place Market, then explore the activities along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, then take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Alki Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, identify plant and animal life at Mercer Slough Nature Park, and then wander the streets of Pioneer Square.

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Kansas City to Seattle is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Kansas City to Seattle, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In May, Seattle is little chillier than Kansas City - with highs of 68°F and lows of 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

Mercer Slough Nature Park
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

4
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.
Get in touch with nature at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Lake Butte Overlook. Get some historical perspective at Beaver Ponds Loop Trail and Lone Star Geyser. Spend the 19th (Sun) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Lamar Valley, explore and take pictures at Artist Point, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, and look for gifts at Fishing Bridge General Store.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by combination of flight, shuttle, and bus from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and taxi. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Seattle in May, plan for a bit cooler days in Yellowstone National Park, with highs around 53°F, while nights are cooler with lows around 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley
Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks. Visiting Fort Funston National Park and Strawberry Hill will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, wander the streets of Union Square, and engage your brain at Exploratorium.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco road trip site .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, flight, and subway; or drive. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 69°F to lows of 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

3
nights
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area and North Dome. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, trek along Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, get great views at Tunnel View, and admire the masterpieces at Yosemite Museum Gallery.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. Traveling from San Francisco in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Yosemite National Park, with lows of 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area ©
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove

3
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica State Beach. Do your shopping at Montana Avenue and Third Street Promenade. When in Los Angeles, make a side trip to see Santa Monica Place in Santa Monica, approximately 34 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, look for all kinds of wild species at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, and make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip maker tool .

Do a combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around 75°F, while nights are warmer with lows around 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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 30th (Thu): see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, then shop like a local with The Strip, and then admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip builder site .

Fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in May, expect nights in Las Vegas to be about the same, around 64°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 87°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio

4
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.
Get outdoors at Rim Trail and Grand Canyon South Rim. Spend the 3rd (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. On the 1st (Sat), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, examine the collection at Kolb Studio, take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, and look for gifts at Canyon Village Marketplace.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from Las Vegas in May, plan for a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 68°F by day to 33°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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