5 days in United States Itinerary

5 days in United States Itinerary

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Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 day
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Zion National Park
— 1 night
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Arches National Park
— 1 night

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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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): get great views at Lookout Point, thenexplore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, and then stroll through Brink of the Lower Falls Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, and then take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park online trip builder.

Los Angeles to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Los Angeles in August, plan for slightly colder days and colder nights in Yellowstone National Park: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): take in the pleasant sights at Paria View, thenstroll through Navajo Loop Trail, and then trek along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

To find out how to plan a trip to Bryce Canyon National Park, use our trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Yellowstone National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, shuttle, taxi, and train. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, expect Bryce Canyon National Park to be a bit warmer, temps between °F and °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can go by car to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

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Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail
Paria View ©
Paria View

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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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of The Narrows.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Zion National Park trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park takes 3 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in August, with highs in Zion National Park at °F and lows at °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can drive to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

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The Narrows ©
The Narrows

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Arches National Park

Arches National Park ©
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 14th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Double Arch, thendon't miss a visit to Delicate Arch, and then explore the striking landscape at Fiery Furnace.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Arches National Park trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Arches National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and car; or do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Zion National Park in August, Arches National Park is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Nature Parks Trails
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Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch
Double Arch ©
Double Arch
Fiery Furnace ©
Fiery Furnace

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