28 days in Bear Lake & Western US Itinerary

28 days in Bear Lake & Western US Itinerary

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Fly to Austin Straubel International Airport, Drive to Bear Lake
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Bear Lake
— 1 night
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Drive to Austin Straubel International Airport, Fly to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Drive to Sedona
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Sedona
— 2 nights
Drive
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Lake Powell
— 1 night
Drive
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Moab
— 2 nights
Fly
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Grand Teton National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Fly
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive
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South Lake Tahoe
— 2 nights
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive
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San Diego
— 1 night
Fly
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Zion National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly

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Bear Lake

Bear Lake is a village in Manistee County of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): get outside with Mountain Ridge Course. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Dublin General Store LTD and then get outside with Chippewa Landing.

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Erfurt, Germany to Bear Lake is an approximately 28-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Erfurt to Bear Lake due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Bear Lake can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Bear Lake

Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

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Sedona

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Rock and then explore the stunning scenery at Oak Creek Canyon. On the 18th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the majestic nature at Slide Rock State Park, cruise along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), and then explore the striking landscape at Bell Rock.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Sedona attractions planner.

Explore your travel options from Bear Lake to Sedona with the Route module. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Bear Lake to Sedona due to the time zone difference. In July, Sedona is a bit warmer than Bear Lake - with highs of 39°C and lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Nature · Parks · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

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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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): take a memorable drive along East Rim Drive, take in panoramic vistas at Desert View Watchtower, and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim. On the 20th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Rim Trail and then take some stellar pictures from Mather Point.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip planning website.

You can drive from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Sedona in July, with highs in Grand Canyon National Park at 34°C and lows at 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Lake Powell.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

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Lake Powell

Lake Powell serves as the playground for the town of Page, drawing nearly three million visitors annually.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): explore the stunning scenery at Ticaboo Canyon and then trek along Rainbow Bridge Trail.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Lake Powell trip maker site.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Lake Powell in 7 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July: highs in Lake Powell hover around 43°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Lake Powell

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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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 22nd (Mon): stop by Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop, tour the pleasant surroundings at Navajo Loop Trail, then explore the stunning scenery at Sunset Point, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

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

You can drive from Lake Powell to Bryce Canyon National Park in 6 hours. While traveling from Lake Powell, expect little chillier days and colder nights in Bryce Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Moab.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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Moab

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): explore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Fiend, then take in the dramatic natural features at Corona Arch, and then get outside with Double Down Bike Shop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Delicate Arch and then skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Moab trip planner.

Drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Moab in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in July, expect Moab to be somewhat warmer, temps between 42°C and 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Tours

Side Trip

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Grand Teton National Park

Mountains of the Imagination

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Transfiguration, trek along Taggart Lake, then take in the awesome beauty at Cathedral Group, and finally trek along Jenny Lake Trail.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Teton National Park road trip planner.

Getting from Moab to Grand Teton National Park by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car, train, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Moab in July, expect nights in Grand Teton National Park to be much colder, around 7°C, while days are little chillier, around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Historic Sites

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Yellowstone National Park

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

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 26th (Fri): hike along Brink of the Lower Falls Trail, witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Midway Geyser Basin, and finally take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Gibbon Falls, then take in the dramatic natural features at Artists Paintpots, then tour the pleasant surroundings at North Rim Trail, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Uncle Tom's Trail.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park day trip site.

You can drive from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in July, things will get little chillier in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 26°C and lows about 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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San Francisco

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): examine the collection at Walt Disney Family Museum, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and then take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, hike along Lands End, and then take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco travel route planner.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car, bus, shuttle, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer evenings in San Francisco when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, with lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to go by car to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

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South Lake Tahoe

High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
On the 30th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Kiva Beach, then kick back and relax at Baldwin Beach, then explore the historical opulence of Vikingsholm, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Tahoe Mountain Wedding Chapel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Lakeside Beach and then stroll through El Dorado Beach.

To see more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the South Lake Tahoe trip planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to South Lake Tahoe takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in South Lake Tahoe: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

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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 1st (Thu), explore the striking landscape at El Capitan, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Panorama Trail, then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, and finally don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, hike along Nevada Falls Loop, then admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from South Lake Tahoe to Yosemite National Park takes 3 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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Los Angeles

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park. On the 4th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, then kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, then examine the collection at The Getty Center, and finally see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

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Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be much warmer in Los Angeles, with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

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San Diego

America's Finest City

Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum and then stroll through La Jolla Cove.

For reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the San Diego trip itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, you will find days in San Diego are a bit cooler (30°C), and nights are about the same (23°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in San Diego

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Museums

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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 6th (Tue): trek along Angel's Landing, take in breathtaking views at Zion's Main Canyon, and then take a memorable drive along Zion Shuttle. On your second day here, explore the striking landscape of Zion National Park.

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

You can fly from San Diego to Zion National Park in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from San Diego in August, plan for a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Zion National Park: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

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Las Vegas

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
On the 8th (Thu), explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and then look for gifts at Las Vegas North Premium Outlets. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Fri): examine the collection at Shelby American Inc, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then enjoy some diversion at Gun Garage.

To find photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas road trip website.

Getting from Zion National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Zion National Park to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Zion National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 45°C to lows of 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Adventure