36 days in United States Itinerary

36 days in United States Itinerary

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36 days in United States Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
1
San Francisco
— 21 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Fish Camp
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
3
Wawona
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
5
Grand Teton National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  12​h 15​min
7
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: San Francisco

21
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Alcatraz Island and Fort Ross State Historic Park. Family-friendly places like Exploratorium and California Academy of Sciences will thrill your kids. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Francisco: Healdsburg (Jordan Vineyard & Winery, Gracianna Winery, & more), Sonoma (Sonoma Coast State Beach, Mission San Francisco Solano, & more) and Napa (Wine Tours & Tastings, JaM Cellars, & more). There's much more to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, wander the streets of Chinatown, kick back and relax at Marshall’s Beach, and shop like a local with Union Square.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco road trip app .

If you are flying in from France, the closest major airports are San Francisco International Airport, Metropolitan Oakland International Airport and Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport. In July, daytime highs in San Francisco are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Fish Camp.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Healdsburg, St. Helena, Napa, Sonoma, Oakville
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

2
nights
Fish Camp

Fish Camp ©
Fish Camp is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. Mariposa Grove has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Sierra Mono Museum, then sample the tasty concoctions at Southgate Brewing Company, and then trek along Mariposa Grove. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Mariposa Museum and History Center, contemplate the long history of Mariposa County's Old Stone Jail, and then take a peaceful walk through Nelder Grove.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Fish Camp visit planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Fish Camp by car takes about 4 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in August, you will find days in Fish Camp are much hotter (42°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can drive to Wawona.

Things to do in Fish Camp

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Mariposa, Southgate Brewing Company, Sierra Mono Museum, Nelder Grove, Mariposa Grove
Highlights from your plan
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Southgate Brewing Company ©
Southgate Brewing Company
Nelder Grove ©
Nelder Grove

1
night
Wawona

Wawona ©
Wawona is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pioneer Yosemite History Center and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawona Hotel, National Historic Landmark.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Wawona day trip website .

Wawona is just a stone's throw from Fish Camp. In August, plan for daily highs up to 42°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Wawona

Historic Sites Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Pioneer Yosemite History Center ©
Pioneer Yosemite History Center

2
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.
On the 17th (Mon), get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and then try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino. Keep things going the next day: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas day trip planning website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Wawona to Las Vegas. Traveling from Wawona in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 29°C in Las Vegas. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Bellagio Hotel and Casino ©
Bellagio Hotel and Casino

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): cruise along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Teton, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of the Sacred Heart. Keep things going the next day: hike along Jenny Lake Trail, take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier View Turnout, contemplate the long history of Mormon Row Historic District, then take some stellar pictures from Snake River Overlook, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Transfiguration.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Teton National Park trip itinerary planner .

Fly from Las Vegas to Grand Teton National Park in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and car; or drive. Traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Teton National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in August, things will get colder in Grand Teton National Park: highs are around 30°C and lows about 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Chapel of the Transfiguration ©
Chapel of the Transfiguration
Mormon Row Historic District ©
Mormon Row Historic District

3
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.
On the 21st (Fri), take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, appreciate the extensive heritage of Uncle Tom's Trail, and then admire all the interesting features of Artist Point. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, take in the natural beauty of Grand Geyser, then take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary app .

Getting from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in August, expect Yellowstone National Park to be a bit cooler, temps between 24°C and 3°C. On the 23rd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Uncle Tom's Trail ©
Uncle Tom's Trail
S Rim Trail ©
S Rim Trail

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.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, historic sites, scenic drive, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, see the interesting displays at Yavapai Geology Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail, and trek along South Kaibab Trail.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park road trip planning app .

You can do a combination of car, flight, and bus from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, shuttle, flight, and bus. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, expect Grand Canyon National Park to be a bit warmer, temps between 31°C and 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Hopi House ©
Hopi House
Yavapai Geology Museum ©
Yavapai Geology Museum

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