26 days in United States Itinerary

26 days in United States Itinerary

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26 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Bratislava
bus + Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Joshua Tree National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Zion National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Page
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
8
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
9
Arches National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  10​h 45​min
10
Grand Teton National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
11
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  12​h 45​min
12
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
13
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  16​h 30​min
End: Bratislava


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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.
When in Los Angeles, make a side trip to see Disneyland Park in Anaheim, approximately 30 minutes away. Pack the 3rd (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and admire the landmark architecture of Bradbury Building.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles online driving holiday planner .

Bratislava, Slovakia to Los Angeles is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Bratislava to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Bratislava in May, things will get a bit warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 28°C and lows about 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Joshua Tree National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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night
Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree National Park
Joshua Tree National Park takes its name from the Joshua tree, a twisted, spiky tree with bayonet-shaped leaves at the top that's one of the few plant species hardy enough to thrive in the extreme climate of the Mojave Desert.
For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Joshua Tree National Park trip planner .

Drive from Los Angeles to Joshua Tree National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of flight and car. When traveling from Los Angeles in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Joshua Tree National Park: temperatures range from 40°C by day to 19°C at night. On the 6th (Sun), you're off toLas Vegas.

Things to do in Joshua Tree National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

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nights
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 6th (Sun): have some family-friendly fun at The Roller Coaster and then take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. On the 7th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, and finally get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas road trip planning tool .

Drive from Joshua Tree National Park to Las Vegas in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. When traveling from Joshua Tree National Park in May, plan for a bit cooler days in Las Vegas, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

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

few
hours
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.
For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Zion National Park travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Zion National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Zion National Park due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in May, plan for little chillier days in Zion National Park, with highs around 28°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can go by car to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Outdoors Scenic Drive

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): trot along with a tour on horseback, stop by Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop, then take in panoramic vistas at Bryce Point, and finally get great views at Inspiration Point.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Bryce Canyon National Park day trip planner.

You can drive from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park in 3 hours. On the 10th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Page.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point
Horseback Riding Tours
Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop ©
Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop

1
night
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 find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Page trip planner .

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Page takes 3.5 hours. May in Page sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend

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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 11th (Fri), hike along Bright Angel Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get great views at Yaki Point, hike along South Kaibab Trail, and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park online holiday maker .

Drive from Page to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Page in May: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can drive to Monument Valley.

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

1
night
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 13th (Sun): make a trip to Forrest Gump Point, see the interesting displays at Goulding’s Trading Post Museum., and then explore the striking landscape at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.

To see photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Monument Valley travel route website .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Monument Valley in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Monument Valley, with lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours Parks Nature

Side Trip

Forrest Gump Point
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Forrest Gump Point ©
Forrest Gump Point

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nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, then take in the dramatic natural features at Delicate Arch, and then make a trip to Wolfe Ranch Rock Art. On your second day here, hike along Double Arch and then find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Arches National Park road trip tool .

Getting from Monument Valley to Arches National Park by car takes about 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Highlights from your plan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch
Double Arch ©
Double Arch

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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.
On the 17th (Thu), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grand Teton.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Teton National Park trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of car, flight, and taxi from Arches National Park to Grand Teton National Park takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

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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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, trails, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake, admire all the interesting features of Artist Point, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

Getting from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. In May in Yellowstone National Park, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and -3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Death Valley 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
Morning Glory Pool ©
Morning Glory Pool

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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 21st (Mon), make a trip to Olmsted Point, then cruise along Tioga Pass, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bridalveil Fall.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planning site .

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Yosemite National Park by combination of car, flight, bus, and taxi takes about 13 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Yosemite National Park due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in May: high temperatures in Yosemite National Park hover around 21°C and lows are around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass
Bridalveil Fall ©
Bridalveil Fall

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, don't miss a visit to Lombard Street, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read San Francisco road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in San Francisco when traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, with lows around 13°C. On the 26th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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