35 days in Western US Itinerary

35 days in Western US Itinerary

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Crater Lake National Park
— 3 nights
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Redwood National Park
— 1 night
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San Francisco
— 1 night
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Death Valley National Park
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
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Zion National Park
— 2 nights
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Moab
— 1 night
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Sedona
— 3 nights
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Santa Fe
— 10 nights

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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.
On the next day, contemplate the geological forces at Mount Scott, take a memorable drive along Rim Dr, admire the sheer force of National Creek Falls, then look for all kinds of wild species at Rogue River Gorge Viewpoint, then take in the dramatic scenery at Mill Creek Falls, and finally cruise along Rogue-Umpqua Scenic Byway.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Crater Lake National Park trip itinerary planner.

Fort Washington to Crater Lake National Park is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. May in Crater Lake National Park sees daily highs of 77°F and lows of 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

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Volcano
Mount Scott
4.4
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Hiking Trail
Sun Notch Trail
4.9

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Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): delve into the lush surroundings at Tall Trees Grove, then trek along California Coastal Trail, and then stroll through Enderts Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Redwood National Park.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Redwood National Park trip tool.

You can drive from Crater Lake National Park to Redwood National Park in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. When traveling from Crater Lake National Park in May, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Redwood National Park: temperatures range from 60°F by day to 47°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at China Beach, then admire the masterpieces at Legion of Honor, and then hike along Lands End.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco online attractions planner.

You can fly from Redwood National Park to San Francisco in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Redwood National Park in May; daily highs in San Francisco reach 69°F and lows reach 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Beaches
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Beach
China Beach
4.4
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Hiking Trail
Lands End
4.8
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Art Museum
Legion of Honor
4.7

4
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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Glacier Point and Yosemite Falls. Step out of the city life by going to Yosemite, Tunnel View and Sentinel Dome. The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, stroll through Nevada Falls Loop, take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan, and trek along Lower Yosemite Fall Trail.

To see maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park travel route planning website.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from San Francisco in May since evenings lows in Yosemite National Park dip to 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
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Must see
Taft Point
4.9
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Must see
Glacier Point
4.9
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Must see
Sentinel Dome
4.9

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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©

A Land of Giants

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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): admire the sheer force of Roaring River Falls, admire the sheer force of Grizzly Falls, then surround yourself with nature on Sequoia Sightseeing Tours, then don't miss a visit to General Sherman Tree, and finally stroll through Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take in breathtaking views at Kings Canyon National Park, then trek along Big Stump Basin, and then stroll through Zumwalt Meadow Trail.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park attractions planning tool.

You can take a bus from Yosemite National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, with highs around 84°F, while nights are much hotter with lows around 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
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Hiking Trail
Zumwalt Meadow Trail
4.8
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Hiking Trail
Big Stump Basin
4.5

2
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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©

Hottest, Driest, Lowest

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): take in the awesome beauty at Panamint Range, explore the striking landscape at The Devil's Speedway, explore the stunning scenery at Twenty Mule Team Canyon, then steep yourself in history at Harmony Borax Works, then play a few rounds at Furnace Creek Golf Course, and finally explore the striking landscape at Zabriskie Point. Here are some ideas for day two: take in breathtaking views at Mosaic Canyon, take an in-depth tour of Beatty Museum & Historical Society, see the interesting displays at Goldwell Open Air Museum, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Bullfrog-Rhyolite Cemetery, and finally take an in-depth tour of The Ranch at Furnace Creek.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Death Valley National Park online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Death Valley National Park takes 7 hours. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in May, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Geologic Formation
Zabriskie Point
4.8
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Historic Site
Harmony Borax Works
4.0

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Las Vegas

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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, then see the interesting displays at The Auto Collections, then take a stroll through The LINQ Promenade, and finally get to know the fascinating history of The Strip. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Counts Kustoms, enjoy some diversion at Strip Gun Club, get curious at Bodies The Exhibition, then get engrossed in the history at Titanic, then see the interesting displays at Shelby American Inc, and finally see the interesting displays at Pinball Hall of Fame.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in May, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Las Vegas, with lows around 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Historic Sites
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Specialty Museum
Shelby American Inc
4.8
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Neighborhood
The LINQ Promenade
4.4
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Specialty Museum
Counts Kustoms
4.5

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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 2nd (Wed), hike along Angel's Landing, take a memorable drive along Zion-Mt. Carmel Tunnel, then grab your bike and head to Pa'rus Trail, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Watchman Trail, and finally mingle with the ghosts of the past at Grafton Cemetery (Ghost Town). On the 3rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in breathtaking views at Hidden Canyon, then stroll through Temple of Sinawava Trail, and then hike along Riverside Walk.

For photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Zion National Park trip app.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Zion National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Zion National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in June, expect nights in Zion National Park to be colder, around 50°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 94°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Moab.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Angel's Landing
4.9
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Hiking Trail
Riverside Walk
4.4
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Hiking Trail
Watchman Trail
4.6

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Moab

Moab ©

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
On the 4th (Fri), stroll through Park Avenue Trail, explore the landscape on two wheels at Slickrock Bike Trail, then take a tour by water with Moab Jett, and finally soar above the sights with Canyonlands Ballooning.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Moab online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Zion National Park to Moab in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, bus, and car; or fly. Traveling from Zion National Park in June, Moab is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Balloon Ride
Canyonlands Ballooning
4.8
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Biking Trail
Slickrock Bike Trail
4.7
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Speed Boats Tour
Moab Jett
4.8

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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 5th (Sat), explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, explore the stunning scenery at Inner Canyon, contemplate the long history of Grand Canyon Railway Depot, then trot along with Canyon Trail Rides, then get great views at Trailview Overlook, and finally take some stellar pictures from Maricopa Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along South Kaibab Trail, take some stellar pictures from Lookout Studio, examine the collection at Kolb Studio, then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, and finally walk around Indian Garden.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park attractions planner.

You can drive from Moab to Grand Canyon National Park in 5.5 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Moab in June; daily highs in Grand Canyon National Park reach 85°F and lows reach 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
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Must see
Inner Canyon
5.0

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Sedona

Sedona ©

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Appreciate the collections at Douglas Mansion and Sedona Heritage Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park and Exposures International Gallery of Fine Art. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sedona: Jerome (Jerome Historical Society Mine Museum, Holy Family Church, &more). There's lots more to do: trek along Bear Mountain Trail, relax and float downstream with Sedona Adventure Tours, take in the dramatic natural features at Soldier Pass, and do a tasting at Burning Tree Cellars Tasting Room.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Sedona trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Sedona: temperatures range from 94°F by day to 68°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks · Museums · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Hiking Trail
Bear Mountain Trail
4.9

10
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Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©

City Different

Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
Visiting Valles Caldera National Preserve and Pecos National Historical Park will get you outdoors. Visit Loretto Chapel and Canyon Road for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Santa Fe: Los Alamos (Tsankawi prehistoic site - bandelier national monument, Los Alamos History Museum, &more), Abiquiu (Ghost Ranch, Georgia O'Keeffe: Welcome Center, &more) and Jemez Mountains (in Jemez Springs). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Millicent Rogers Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, take in the spiritual surroundings of San Miguel Chapel, and explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Santa Fe journey tool.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Sedona to Santa Fe in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Sedona in June, with highs in Santa Fe at 89°F and lows at 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Fe

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