48 days in United States Itinerary

48 days in United States Itinerary

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48 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  23​h 30​min
1
Denver
— 11 nights
Drive:  10​h 45​min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  8​h
3
Boise
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h
4
Salem
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 30​min
5
Grass Valley
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
7
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  12​h 30​min
8
Zion National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  12​h 15​min
9
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  11​h
10
Denver
— 9 nights
Fly:  23​h 30​min
End: Tel Aviv

11
nights
Denver

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Get some cultural insight at Images of Rocky Mountain National Park and Aspen and Evergreen Gallery. Shop till you drop at Pearl Street Mall and Kirks Flyshop. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Denver: Boulder (Flatirons & Chautauqua), Horseback Riding Tours (in Estes Park) and River Rafting & Tubing (in Idaho Springs). And it doesn't end there: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Evans, browse the exhibits of Molly Brown House Museum, look for gifts at Canvas and Cocktails, and fly down the slopes at Winter Park Resort.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Denver itinerary planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Denver is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Tel Aviv to Denver is minus 9 hours. Traveling from Tel Aviv in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Denver, with lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Denver

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Estes Park, Boulder, Rocky Mountain National Park, Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum, Winter Park Resort
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Aspen and Evergreen Gallery ©
Aspen and Evergreen Gallery
River Rafting & Tubing
Images of Rocky Mountain National Park ©

5
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Lower Geyser Basin and Lamar Valley. Get outdoors at Artist Point and Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. On the 23rd (Sun), spend an adventurous day with a kayaking and canoeing tour. Next up on the itinerary: witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin and get impressive views of Mud Volcano.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park vacation trip planner.

Getting from Denver to Yellowstone National Park by combination of flight and car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Denver in July, expect nights in Yellowstone National Park to be cooler, around 5°C, while days are little chillier, around 26°C. On the 25th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Boise.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

1
night
Boise

Boise ©
From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
On the 26th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Warhawk Air Museum, then wander the streets of Hyde Park, and then contemplate the long history of Old Idaho Penitentiary Site.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Boise trip generator.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Boise by car takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, things will get warmer in Boise: highs are around 40°C and lows about 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Salem.

Things to do in Boise

Neighborhoods Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Warhawk Air Museum
Highlights from your plan
Warhawk Air Museum ©
Warhawk Air Museum
Old Idaho Penitentiary ©
Old Idaho Penitentiary

2
nights
Salem

Salem ©
Salem is the capital of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): buy something for everyone on your list at Woodburn Premium Outlets, then stroll through Oregon Garden, and then admire the majestic nature at Silver Falls State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the verdant scenery at Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum and then learn about winemaking at Bethel Heights Vineyard.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Salem tour planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Boise to Salem in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Boise in July, things will get a bit cooler in Salem: highs are around 33°C and lows about 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Grass Valley.

Things to do in Salem

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Silverton, Woodburn Premium Outlets, Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum
Highlights from your plan
Oregon Garden ©
Oregon Garden
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum ©
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum
Silver Falls State Park ©
Silver Falls State Park

4
nights
Grass Valley

Grass Valley ©
The city of Grass Valley is the largest city in the western region of Nevada County, California, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Grass Valley side-trips: Donner Memorial State Park and Emigrant Trail Museum (in Truckee), Zipline (in Tahoe City) and Sand Harbor (in Incline Village). And it doesn't end there: soothe aching muscles at Casino at Harrah's Lake Tahoe, try to win big at Harveys Casino, admire the majestic nature at Empire Mine State Historic Park, and enjoy the sea views from Lake Tahoe.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Grass Valley trip builder.

Explore your travel options from Salem to Grass Valley with the Route module. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Grass Valley when traveling from Salem in July, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Grass Valley

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Stateline, Donner Memorial State Park and Emigrant Trail Museum, Lake Tahoe, Sand Harbor, Bourn House
Highlights from your plan
Empire Mine State Historic Park ©
Empire Mine State Historic Park
Sand Harbor ©
Sand Harbor

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Let the collections at Palace of Fine Arts Theatre and The Exploratorium capture your imagination. Your inner history buff will appreciate City Lights Booksellers & Publishers and The Embarcadero. Go for a jaunt from San Francisco to San Gregorio to see San Gregorio State Beach about 1 hour away. And it doesn't end there: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, enjoy the sand and surf at Baker Beach, and hunt for treasures at Ferry Plaza Farmer's Market.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco vacation builder.

You can drive from Grass Valley to San Francisco in 2.5 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Grass Valley in August: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 26°C and lows are around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

5
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.
Let the collections at Yosemite Museum Gallery and Ansel Adams Gallery capture your imagination. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Tuolumne Meadows and Tioga Pass. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at El Capitan, don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village, take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, and play a few rounds at Wawona Golf Course.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from San Francisco in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Bridalveil Fall ©
Bridalveil Fall
El Capitan ©
El Capitan

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): trek along The Narrows.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Zion National Park holiday planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to Zion National Park in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Yosemite National Park to Zion National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, things will get a bit warmer in Zion National Park: highs are around 36°C and lows about 12°C. On the 11th (Fri), you'll travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Outdoors Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows

3
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.
On the 12th (Sat), see a performance at Hopi House, get a taste of the local shopping with Lookout Studio, then examine the collection at Kolb Studio, and finally take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sun): get great views at Mather Point and then hike along Rim Trail.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park itinerary maker.

You can take a bus from Zion National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 12.5 hours. While traveling from Zion National Park, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Mon) before leaving for Denver.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

9
nights
Denver

Denver ©
Head to Swarovski Park Meadows Mall and Cherry Creek Shopping Centerfor some retail therapy. Step out of the city life by going to Roxborough State Park and Bear Lake Trailhead. Get out of town with these interesting Denver side-trips: Boulder (The Dairy Center for the Arts & Leanin' Tree Museum and Sculpture Garden Of Western Art), Estes Park (Mountain Blown Glass, Inc, Peak to Peak Scenic Byway, & more) and Colorado Model Railroad Museum (in Greeley). See some other sides of Denver: cruise along Mount Evans Scenic Byway, explore the activities along Lily Lake, examine the collection at Colorado Railroad Museum, and identify plant and animal life at Dinosaur Ridge.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Denver travel planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Denver takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August since evenings lows in Denver dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Golden, Boulder, Estes Park, Colorado Model Railroad Museum, Dinosaur Ridge
Highlights from your plan
Colorado Model Railroad Museum ©
Colorado Model Railroad Museum
Roxborough State Park ©
Roxborough State Park

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