39 days in Western US Itinerary

39 days in Western US Itinerary

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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
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Death Valley National Park
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
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Sedona
— 3 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
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Page
— 2 nights
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Moab
— 2 nights
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Grand Teton National Park
— 3 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
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Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Zion National Park
— 3 nights

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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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village, admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls, and hike along Nevada Falls Loop.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park online travel route planner.

Palo Alto to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of train and bus. Traveling from Palo Alto in June, Yosemite National Park is a bit cooler at night with lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can take a bus to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Nevada Falls Loop ©
Nevada Falls Loop

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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.
Step out of Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to go to Three Rivers and see The Presidente tree, which is approximately 1h 55 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take a peaceful walk through Giant Forest, stroll through Grant Grove, hike along Zumwalt Meadow Trail, and make a trip to General Sherman Tree.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip itinerary tool.

You can take a bus from Yosemite National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 8.5 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in June: high temperatures in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park hover around 40°C and lows are around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Giant Forest ©
Giant Forest
Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park ©
Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park
Grant Grove ©
Grant Grove

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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 16th (Wed): cruise along Artists Dr, then explore the activities along Badwater Basin, and then explore the striking landscape at Zabriskie Point. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Eureka Mine, then get great views at Dante's View, then take an in-depth tour of The Ranch at Furnace Creek, and finally make a trip to Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Death Valley National Park route planner.

You can drive from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Death Valley National Park in 7 hours. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Death Valley National Park, with lows of 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks · Nature · Scenic Drive · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Dante's View ©
Dante's View
Artists Dr
Artists Dr

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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.
On the 20th (Sun), do a day of sightseeing from above with a helicopter tour. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, try your luck at Casino At The Venetian, enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller, and get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas online tour builder.

You can drive from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Las Vegas, with lows of 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can go by car to Sedona.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Tours · Parks · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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Sedona

Sedona ©

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Sedona is known for nature, historic sites, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see Off-Road Tours, trek along Airport Mesa, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and take in breathtaking views at Oak Creek Canyon.

Start your trip to Sedona by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Getting from Las Vegas to Sedona by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Sedona is 1 hour. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in June; daily highs in Sedona reach 40°C and lows reach 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179) ©
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179)
Off-Road Tours
Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross

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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.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, hike along Rim Trail, stroll through Bright Angel Trail, and get great views at Hopi Point.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park holiday maker tool.

You can take a bus from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. When traveling from Sedona in June, plan for a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 6°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can go by car to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

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Page

Page ©

Center of Canyon Country

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): see human ingenuity at work at Glen Canyon Dam Overlook, then have fun at Gunfighter Canyon, then explore the striking landscape at Horseshoe Bend, and finally take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Wire Pass Trail (Buckskin Gulch Access).

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Page trip app.

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Page in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Page: temperatures range from 41°C by day to 24°C at night. On the 28th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Moab.

Things to do in Page

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Gunfighter Canyon ©
Gunfighter Canyon
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon

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Moab

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
On the 29th (Tue), stroll through Double Arch and then take in the dramatic natural features at Arches National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Bike Fiend and then see Off-Road Tours.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Moab road trip planner.

You can drive from Page to Moab in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, bus, and car. Traveling from Page in June, expect slightly colder with lows of 19°C in Moab. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Double Arch ©
Double Arch

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Grand Teton National Park

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.
Grand Teton National Park is known for wildlife, scenic drive, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Teton, tour the pleasant surroundings at Jenny Lake Trail, explore the striking landscape at Inspiration Point, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Sacred Heart.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Teton National Park road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Moab to Grand Teton National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, train, bus, and taxi. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Moab in June: high temperatures in Grand Teton National Park hover around 26°C and lows are around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Jenny Lake Trail ©
Jenny Lake Trail
Signal Mountain Summit Road ©
Signal Mountain Summit Road

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Yellowstone National Park

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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin, cruise along Grand Loop Road, and contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park travel planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 1.5 hours. In July, Yellowstone National Park is slightly colder than Grand Teton National Park - with highs of 26°C and lows of 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Yellowstone Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©

Crossroads of the West

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.
On the 8th (Thu), learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Utah, contemplate the long history of McCune Mansion, then get a sense of history and politics at Utah State Capitol, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Tabernacle. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Salt Lake Temple, then take in nature's colorful creations at Temple Square, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Assembly Hall.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Salt Lake City trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Yellowstone National Park to Salt Lake City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, shuttle, taxi, and train. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July; daily highs in Salt Lake City reach 41°C and lows reach 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Utah State Capitol ©
Utah State Capitol
Natural History Museum of Utah ©
Natural History Museum of Utah

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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.
On the 10th (Sat), explore the striking landscape at Natural Bridge, take in panoramic vistas at Bryce Point, then take some stellar pictures from Sunset Point, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Navajo Loop Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Rim Trail, get great views at Sunrise Point, then get great views at Inspiration Point, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Bryce Canyon National Park vacation tool.

Traveling by flight from Salt Lake City to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. When traveling from Salt Lake City in July, plan for little chillier days in Bryce Canyon National Park, with highs around 32°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail

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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.
Zion National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Zion National Park, take a memorable drive along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, hike along Angel's Landing, and admire all the interesting features of Zion Shuttle.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Zion National Park holiday maker tool.

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park in 3 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in July; daily highs in Zion National Park reach 40°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Observation Point
Observation Point

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