46 days in United States Itinerary

46 days in United States Itinerary

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Yellowstone National Park
— 21 nights
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Grand Teton National Park
— 7 nights
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Zion National Park
— 4 nights
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
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Arches National Park
— 2 nights
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Rocky Mountain National Park
— 6 nights

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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, identify plant and animal life at Hayden Valley, witness a stunning natural landmark at Beehive Geyser, and explore the activities along Yellowstone Lake.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park visit planner.

Philadelphia to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, shuttle, and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Philadelphia in August: highs in Yellowstone National Park hover around 70°F, while lows dip to 38°F. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley

7
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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.
Spend the 13th (Mon) surrounded by wildlife at Grand Teton. There's lots more to do: take a memorable drive along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, contemplate the waterfront views at Jackson Lake, hike along Jenny Lake Trail, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Cascade Canyon Trail.

Plan a Grand Teton National Park trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, you will find days in Grand Teton National Park are somewhat warmer (68°F), and nights are about the same (38°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
National Park Float Trips ©
National Park Float Trips
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail

4
nights
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.
Spend the 14th (Tue) exploring nature at The Narrows. Spend the 15th (Wed) exploring nature at Zion National Park. There's lots more to do: stroll through Angel's Landing, explore and take pictures at Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, get great views at Observation Point, and take a memorable drive along Zion Shuttle.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Zion National Park trip maker tool.

You can fly from Grand Teton National Park to Zion National Park in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in September, expect Zion National Park to be somewhat warmer, temps between 84°F and 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

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The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

4
nights
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.
Spend the 19th (Sun) exploring nature at Peek-A-Boo Loop. There's still lots to do: stroll through Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, take some stellar pictures from Sunrise Point, explore the striking landscape at Wall Street, and trek along Navajo Loop Trail.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Bryce Canyon National Park itinerary planner.

Getting from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park by car takes about 3 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Zion National Park in September; daily highs in Bryce Canyon National Park reach 70°F and lows reach 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

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Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point

2
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Arches National Park

Arches National Park ©

A Red Rock Wonderland

Mother Nature kept reaching for red when she painted Arches National Park's 2,000 sandstone arches, resulting in one of the country's more distinctly shaped and colored landscapes.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): take a memorable drive along Arches National Park Scenic Drive, then take in the dramatic natural features at Turret Arch, then explore the striking landscape at Double Arch, and finally don't miss a visit to Delicate Arch. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape at Pine Tree Arch, take in the dramatic natural features at Landscape Arch, and then hike along Fiery Furnace.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Arches National Park online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Arches National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. In September, Arches National Park is a bit warmer than Bryce Canyon National Park - with highs of 84°F and lows of 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Things to do in Arches National Park

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Highlights from your plan
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch
Double Arch ©
Double Arch
Fiery Furnace ©
Fiery Furnace

6
nights
Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park ©
Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
Rocky Mountain National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a memorable drive along Trail Ridge Road, admire all the interesting features of Old Fall River Road, contemplate the waterfront views at Lily Lake, and stroll through Emerald Lake Trail.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Rocky Mountain National Park trip maker site.

You can drive from Arches National Park to Rocky Mountain National Park in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, bus, and car; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Arches National Park in September, Rocky Mountain National Park is little chillier at night with lows of 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Emerald Lake Trail ©
Emerald Lake Trail
Bear Lake ©
Bear Lake

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