29 days in United States Itinerary

29 days in United States Itinerary

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29 days in United States Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
1
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  10​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
3
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h 30​min
4
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
San Francisco
— 20 nights
End: San Francisco

2
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 7th (Sat): witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, tour the pleasant surroundings at Artist Point, and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sun): witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin, then take in the natural beauty of Midway Geyser Basin, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip maker .

San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of subway, flight, and taxi; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from San Francisco in July, Yellowstone National Park is little chillier at night with lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point, then tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Tue): take some stellar pictures from Mather Point and then hike along Rim Trail.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park day trip planning app .

You can do a combination of car, flight, and bus from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 33°C and lows are around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at Disney California Adventure Park.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Los Angeles travel tool .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Los Angeles, with lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks

Side Trip

Anaheim
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park

2
nights
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 13th (Fri), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bridalveil Fall. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias, explore the striking landscape at El Capitan, and then explore and take pictures at Tioga Pass.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park travel route planning app .

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 July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be cooler in Yosemite National Park, with lows of 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Bridalveil Fall ©
Bridalveil Fall
El Capitan ©
El Capitan
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass

20
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Change things up with these side-trips from San Francisco: Wine Tours & Tastings (in Napa), Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards (in St. Helena) and Muir Woods National Monument (in Mill Valley). Spend the 29th (Sun) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape of Alcatraz Island, stroll through Golden Gate Park, take in the awesome beauty at Twin Peaks, and explore and take pictures at AT&T Park.

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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. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, plan for slightly colder days in San Francisco, with highs around 26°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Wine Tours & Tastings, Muir Woods National Monument, Fort Ross State Historic Park, Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards, Point Isabel
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument

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