23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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23 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Prague
Fly + Drive:  20​h
1
Hoover
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h 30​min
2
Denver
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Arches National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
5
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
7
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Death Valley National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
9
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
10
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
11
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
12
Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Prague

2
nights
Hoover

Hoover ©
Hoover is a city in Jefferson and Shelby counties in north central Alabama, United States. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): grab your bike and head to Rotary Trail, take some stellar pictures from Vulcan Park and Museum, then examine the collection at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, and finally admire the sheer force of Moss Rock Preserve & Waterfalls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at McWane Science Center, get engrossed in the history at Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at 16th Street Baptist Church.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Hoover online trip planner .

Prague, Czech Republic to Hoover is an approximately 20-hour flight. Traveling from Prague to Hoover, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Prague in September, plan for warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Hoover: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Hoover

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Birmingham
Highlights from your plan
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum ©
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute ©
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
Vulcan Park and Museum ©
Vulcan Park and Museum

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Denver

Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Molly Brown House Museum, then stroll the grounds of Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour. Keep things going the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Evans and then explore and take pictures at Sports Authority Field at Mile High.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Denver day trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Hoover to Denver with the Route module. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Hoover in September, expect Denver to be a bit cooler, temps between 30°C and 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Denver

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum, River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Molly Brown House Museum ©
Molly Brown House Museum
Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum ©
Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum

1
night
Arches National Park

Arches National Park ©
Mother Nature kept reaching for red when she painted Arches National Park's 2,000 sandstone arches, resulting in one of the country's more distinctly shaped and colored landscapes.
On the 13th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Double Arch, then take in the dramatic natural features at Delicate Arch, and then explore the striking landscape at Fiery Furnace.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Arches National Park day trip website .

You can fly from Denver to Arches National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch
Double Arch ©
Double Arch
Fiery Furnace ©
Fiery Furnace

1
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Monument Valley

Monument Valley ©
Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, then stop by Monument Valley Navajo Market, and then hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Monument Valley day trip website .

Drive from Arches National Park to Monument Valley in 4 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Monument Valley can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
Photography Tours
Monument Valley Navajo Market ©
Monument Valley Navajo Market

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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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): take some stellar pictures from Inspiration Point, then take in panoramic vistas at Bryce Point, then explore the stunning scenery at Sunset Point, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Wall Street. On the next day, hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, take in the dramatic natural features at Bryce Amphitheatre, and then stroll through Navajo Loop Trail.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Bryce Canyon National Park driving holiday planner.

Drive from Monument Valley to Bryce Canyon National Park in 6 hours. In September, Bryce Canyon National Park is slightly colder than Monument Valley - with highs of 24°C and lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop 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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): take some stellar pictures from Observation Point, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Angel's Landing, and then take in breathtaking views at Zion's Main Canyon. Keep things going the next day: cruise along Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway, cruise along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, and then cruise along Zion Shuttle.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Zion National Park route maker .

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park in 3 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in September, with highs in Zion National Park at 34°C and lows at 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive ©
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive
Zion's Main Canyon ©
Zion's Main Canyon

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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 19th (Thu): explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and then wander the streets of The LINQ Promenade.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas trip builder site .

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Las Vegas takes 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 to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Zion National Park in September, you will find days in Las Vegas are somewhat warmer (39°C), and nights are warmer (25°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can go by car to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The LINQ Promenade ©
The LINQ Promenade

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nights
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): see a world frozen in time at Ghost Town of Schwab, take some stellar pictures from Dante's View, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Badwater Basin. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Devil's Golf Course, then take in the dramatic natural features at Artists Palette, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Death Valley National Park day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in September, expect slightly colder with lows of 20°C in Death Valley National Park. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Dante's View ©
Dante's View
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Artists Palette ©
Artists Palette

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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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): get your bearings at The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens and then enjoy the sand and surf at Manhattan Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, then admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica State Beach, and then explore the activities along Santa Monica Bay.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip itinerary builder tool .

Drive from Death Valley National Park to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in September, expect nights in Los Angeles to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are slightly colder, around 34°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Manhattan Beach, Santa Monica State Beach, The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Manhattan Beach ©
Manhattan Beach

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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.
On the 24th (Tue), explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, then take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, then admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area. Here are some ideas for day two: take some stellar pictures from Washburn Point, take some stellar pictures from Tunnel View, then take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park travel planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in September, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are a bit cooler (27°C), and nights are much colder (3°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
El Capitan ©
El Capitan

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and then take in the awesome beauty at Twin Peaks. On the 27th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Fort Point, admire the majestic nature at Marin Headlands, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Muir Woods National Monument.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Yosemite National Park in September since evenings lows in San Francisco dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Marin Headlands, Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument

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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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Grand Loop Road, then hike along Lewis Falls, and then take in the natural beauty of West Thumb Geyser Basin. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Lehardy's Rapids, explore and take pictures at Artist Point, take in the natural beauty of Norris Geyser Basin, then explore the striking landscape of Artists’ Paintpots, and finally explore the striking landscape of Gibbon Falls.

Plan a trip to Yellowstone National Park easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Getting from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park by combination of flight and car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, shuttle, and car; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park is 1 hour. Traveling from San Francisco in September, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are a bit cooler (18°C), and nights are cooler (0°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Loop Road ©
Grand Loop Road
Artist Point ©
Artist Point
West Thumb Geyser Basin ©
West Thumb Geyser Basin

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