26 days in United States Itinerary

26 days in United States Itinerary

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26 days in United States Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Drive:  4​h 45​min
1
Lassen Volcanic National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Crater Lake National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  16​h 45​min
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  11​h 30​min
4
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Page
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Monument Valley
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Winslow
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
9
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
10
Boulder City
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
11
Death Valley National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
12
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  13​h 30​min
13
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
End: San Francisco

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Lassen Volcanic National Park

Lassen Volcanic National Park ©
In Lassen Volcanic National Park, steaming volcanic mountains give way to alpine meadows filled with wildflowers and pristine mountain lakes.
To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Lassen Volcanic National Park itinerary planner .

San Francisco to Lassen Volcanic National Park is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also fly. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel to Crater Lake National Park.

Things to do in Lassen Volcanic National Park

#Nature, #Parks
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Bumpass Hell ©
Bumpass Hell
Lassen Peak ©
Lassen Peak

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Crater Lake National Park

Crater Lake National Park ©
Reaching a depth of 592 m (1,943 ft), Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States.
For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Crater Lake National Park itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Lassen Volcanic National Park to Crater Lake National Park in 4.5 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Sun) before leaving for Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

#Nature, #Parks
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Vidae Falls ©
Vidae Falls

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, hike along Artist Point, and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. On the next day, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring and then contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park tour builder website .

You can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight from Crater Lake National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 13 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, train, and flight; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Crater Lake National Park to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. July in Yellowstone National Park sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Yellowstone Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at The Narrows. Keep things going the next day: take a memorable drive along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive and then trek along Angel's Landing.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Zion National Park travel planning tool .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Zion National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July; daily highs in Zion National Park reach 39°C and lows reach 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can go by car to Page.

Things to do in Zion National Park

#Outdoors, #Trails, #Parks
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The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

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Page

Page
Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Page road trip planning site .

You can drive from Zion National Park to Page in 3.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Page when traveling from Zion National Park in July, with lows around 26°C. On the 7th (Sat), you'll travel to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Page

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Tours

2
nights
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. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): take a memorable tour with Tours, examine the collection at Goulding’s Trading Post Museum., and then take in the dramatic natural features at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sun): make a trip to Forrest Gump Point, then make a trip to Mexican Hat Rock Formation, then cruise along Moki Dugway, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Goosenecks State Park.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Monument Valley journey planner.

You can drive from Page to Monument Valley in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Page in July, things will get a bit cooler in Monument Valley: highs are around 36°C and lows about 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Monument Valley

#Nature, #Parks, #Tours

Side Trips

Mexican Hat, Moki Dugway, Goosenecks State Park
Highlights from your plan
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Photography Tours
Forrest Gump Point ©
Forrest Gump Point

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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.
On the 9th (Mon), trek along Bright Angel Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, get great views at Yaki Point, then take some stellar pictures from Lookout Studio, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim.

Plan my day in Grand Canyon National Park using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Monument Valley to Grand Canyon National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight. In July, Grand Canyon National Park is slightly colder than Monument Valley - with highs of 33°C and lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Winslow.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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nights
Winslow

Winslow ©
Winslow is a city in Navajo County, Arizona, United States. On the 12th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Navajo County Historical Museum, explore the fascinating landscape at Painted Desert, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Standin' on the Corner Park.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Winslow online holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Winslow takes 2.5 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July: high temperatures in Winslow hover around 41°C and lows are around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Winslow

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mogollon Rim, The Jack Rabbit Trading Post, Painted Desert, Navajo County Historical Museum
Highlights from your plan
Standin' on the Corner Park ©
Standin' on the Corner Park
Mogollon Rim ©
Mogollon Rim
Painted Desert ©
Painted Desert

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): enjoy breathtaking views from Stratosphere Tower and then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at The Mob Museum, then admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Las Vegas holiday maker website .

You can drive from Winslow to Las Vegas in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, flight, and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Winslow to Las Vegas. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Winslow in July; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 46°C and lows reach 31°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can go by car to Boulder City.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Parks, #Neighborhoods, #Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip ©
The Strip

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Boulder City

Boulder City ©
A desert town with an interesting history, Boulder City was created by the United States government in 1931 to provide housing for workers building the Hoover Dam, a famous Depression-era project.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Boulder City day trip planning website .

Boulder City is very close to Las Vegas. In July, daytime highs in Boulder City are 45°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Boulder City

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Tours

Side Trip

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Hoover Dam ©
Hoover Dam
Lake Mead National Recreation Area ©
Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum ©
Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum

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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 18th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Badwater, take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point, and then take some stellar pictures from Dante's View. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Artists Palette, cruise along Artists Dr, then get engrossed in the history at The Ranch at Furnace Creek, and finally don't miss a visit to Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Death Valley National Park trip planner .

You can take a bus from Boulder City to Death Valley National Park in 6 hours. Traveling from Boulder City in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Death Valley National Park, with lows of 26°C. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Fri) before leaving for Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

#Nature, #Parks, #Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Dante's View ©
Dante's View
Badwater Basin ©
Badwater Basin

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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©
With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): take in breathtaking views at Kings Canyon National Park. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to General Sherman Tree, then take a peaceful walk through Giant Forest, and then steep yourself in history at Mt. Whitney Fish Hatchery.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park day trip planning app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Death Valley National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Death Valley National Park in July; daily highs in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park reach 42°C and lows reach 16°C. On the 22nd (Sun), you're off toYosemite National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

#Nature, #Parks, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mt. Whitney Fish Hatchery
Highlights from your plan
Giant Forest ©
Giant Forest
General Sherman Tree ©
General Sherman Tree
Kings Canyon National Park ©
Kings Canyon National Park

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Taft Point, Tunnel View and Tioga Pass. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass, then take some stellar pictures from Tunnel View, and finally explore the striking landscape at Taft Point.

To see photos and tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park trip maker website .

You can drive from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park in 5 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in July; daily highs in Yosemite National Park reach 32°C and lows reach 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

#Outdoors, #Nature, #Parks
Highlights from your plan
Taft Point ©
Taft Point
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass
Olmsted Point ©
Olmsted Point

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