26 days in United States Itinerary

26 days in United States Itinerary

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26 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Chengdu
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
2
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h 30​min
4
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
5
Zion National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
7
Grand Canyon National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Page
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
9
Monument Valley
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 45​min
10
Arches National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  10​h 45​min
11
Grand Teton National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
12
Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
13
Salt Lake City
— 1 night
flight:  8​h
14
Orlando
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
15
Miami
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
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Key West
— 2 nights
Fly:  32​h
End: Chengdu

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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.
You've added The Getty Villa, The Getty Center, Hollywood Walk of Fame, and other attractions to your itinerary.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Los Angeles day trip planning app .

Chengdu, China to Los Angeles is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, subway, and flight. Traveling from Chengdu to Los Angeles, you'll gain 16 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chengdu in May, expect Los Angeles to be little chillier, temps between 75°F and 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica State Beach, The Getty Villa
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Hollywood Walk of Fame ©
Hollywood Walk of Fame

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night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Nature Center at Happy Isles, then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, and then hike along Panorama Trail.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip tool .

You can drive from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Los Angeles in May, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be much colder, around 34°F, while days are slightly colder, around 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Wildlife Trails
Highlights from your plan
Nature Center at Happy Isles ©
Nature Center at Happy Isles
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail

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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 29th (Tue): take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, then explore the striking landscape of Alcatraz Island, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Don Edwards San Francisco Bay Wildlife Refuge.

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

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 53°F in San Francisco. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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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.
To see more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. When traveling from Los Angeles in May, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 87°F by day to 64°F at night. On the 29th (Tue), you're off toZion National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nightlife Outdoors Tours

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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 29th (Tue), stroll through Angel's Landing, admire all the interesting features of Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, and then trek along The Narrows.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Zion National Park trip maker site .

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Zion National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in May: highs in Zion National Park hover around 76°F, while lows dip to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

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

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Bryce Amphitheatre and then trek along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Bryce Canyon National Park route maker .

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 3 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Zion National Park in May; daily highs in Bryce Canyon National Park reach 63°F and lows reach 31°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

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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 1st (Fri), take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park online trip maker .

Drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 5.5 hours. Traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in June, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are somewhat warmer (85°F), and nights are about the same (42°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can go by car to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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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.
You've now added Horseshoe Bend to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): stroll through Horseshoe Bend, see human ingenuity at work at Glen Canyon Dam, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Lone Rock Beach. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon, and then explore the stunning scenery at Lower Antelope Canyon.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Page day trip tool .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Teton National Park to Page takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 96°F, and evening lows to 69°F. On the 10th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Page

Outdoors Tours Parks

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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. To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Monument Valley journey website .

Traveling by car from Page to Monument Valley takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, Monument Valley is a bit cooler than Page - with highs of 87°F and lows of 54°F. On the 2nd (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Monument Valley

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

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day
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 3rd (Sun), hike along Devils Garden Trailhead, then take in the dramatic natural features at Delicate Arch, then get great views at Lower Delicate Arch Viewpoint, and finally don't miss a visit to Wolfe Ranch Rock Art.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Arches National Park driving holiday planning tool .

Drive from Monument Valley to Arches National Park in 4 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Monument Valley in June; daily highs in Arches National Park reach 93°F and lows reach 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

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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 5th (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Grand Teton.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Teton National Park trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Salt Lake City to Grand Teton National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Nature Parks Wildlife
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Old Faithful as well as Grand Prismatic Spring. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Lamar Valley, admire the local landmark of Fountain Paint Pot, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, and steep yourself in history at Fort Yellowstone Historic District.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Salt Lake City to Yellowstone National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. In June, Yellowstone National Park is much colder than Salt Lake City - with highs of 66°F and lows of 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley
Upper Falls of the Yellowstone River ©

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Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms and then get a taste of the local shopping with Park City Main Street Historic District.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Salt Lake City tour planner .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Salt Lake City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June; daily highs in Salt Lake City reach 89°F and lows reach 62°F. On the 11th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Orlando.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Museums Shopping Fun & Games

Side Trip

Park City Main Street Historic District
Highlights from your plan
Natural History Museum of Utah ©
Natural History Museum of Utah
Room Escape Games

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nights
Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Pack the 12th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Walt Disney World Resort. Have a day of magic on the 14th (Thu) at Disney's Animal Kingdom. Next up on the itinerary: get in on the family fun at SeaWorld Orlando and make an unforgettable trip to Happily Ever After Fireworks.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Orlando vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Salt Lake City to Orlando takes 37 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 2 hours. Traveling from Salt Lake City in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 73°F in Orlando. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Miami.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks
Disney's Animal Kingdom ©
Disney's Animal Kingdom
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort

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Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Nine Mile Pond Canoe Trail, get to know the fascinating history of Art Deco Historic District, and then kick back and relax at South Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Fort Lauderdale Beach and then take a stroll through Lincoln Road.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Miami trip tool .

Getting from Orlando to Miami by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Nine Mile Pond Canoe Trail, Fort Lauderdale Beach
Highlights from your plan
Nine Mile Pond Canoe Trail ©
Nine Mile Pond Canoe Trail
South Beach ©
South Beach
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road

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Key West

Key West ©
Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
On the 15th (Fri), examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, don't miss a visit to Duval Street, then stop by De La Gallery, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Mallory Square. On the 16th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, then make a trip to Southernmost Point, then get engrossed in the history at Truman Little White House, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Fort Zachary Taylor.

To see more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Key West vacation planner.

Traveling by combination of tram and flight from Miami to Key West takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Key West can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 79°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor

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