54 days in United States Itinerary

54 days in United States Itinerary

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54 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Calgary
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
1
Glacier National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  7​h
2
Ketchum
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
Healdsburg
— 4 nights
+3
bus + foot + Fly + Drive:  5​h
4
Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
bus + Drive:  8​h
5
Death Valley National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
7
Sedona
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Grand Canyon National Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
9
Page
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  2​h 45​min
10
Ouray
— 5 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  5​h 15​min
11
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Calgary

4
nights
Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
Step off the beaten path and head to Going-to-the-Sun Road and Highline Trail. Escape the urban bustle at Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park and Logan Pass. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Grinnell Glacier, explore the activities along Swiftcurrent Lake, tour the pleasant surroundings at Avalanche Lake, and trek along Iceberg Lake Trail.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Glacier National Park attractions planner.

Calgary, Canada to Glacier National Park is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In October, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Ketchum.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road
Avalanche Lake ©
Avalanche Lake

3
nights
Ketchum

Ketchum ©
Ketchum is a city in Blaine County, Idaho, United States, in the central part of the state. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Craters of the Moon National Monument and Three Island Crossing State Park. Get outdoors at Wood River Trail and Galena Summit. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Bald Mountain Trail, head outdoors with Fly Sun Valley, take in the exciting artwork at Gail Severn Gallery, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Ketchum Cemetery.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Ketchum trip planner .

You can drive from Glacier National Park to Ketchum in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Healdsburg.

Things to do in Ketchum

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Galena Summit, Three Island Crossing State Park, Craters of the Moon National Monument, Wood River Trail, Bald Mountain Trail
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Craters of the Moon National Monument ©
Three Island Crossing State Park ©
Three Island Crossing State Park
Bald Mountain Trail ©
Bald Mountain Trail

4
nights
Healdsburg

Healdsburg ©
The quaint city of Healdsburg is one of northern California's wine capitals, serving as the meeting point for three of Sonoma's most important wine-producing regions.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Bodega Dunes and Safari West. Relax by the water at Schooner Gulch State Beach and Noyo Headlands Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Healdsburg: Pennyroyal Farm (in Boonville), Howarth Park (in Santa Rosa) and Goat Rock Beach (in Jenner). There's more to do: grab your bike and head to Santa Rosa Creek.

For traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Healdsburg day trip app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Ketchum to Healdsburg. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Ketchum to Healdsburg. Traveling from Ketchum in October, expect nights in Healdsburg to be a bit warmer, around 9°C, while days are much hotter, around 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Healdsburg

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Rosa, Schooner Gulch State Beach, Pennyroyal Farm, Goat Rock Beach, Bodega Dunes
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Bodega Dunes ©
Bodega Dunes
Safari West ©
Safari West
Schooner Gulch State Beach ©
Schooner Gulch State Beach

6
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Glacier Point and Tunnel View. Explore hidden gems such as Yosemite Falls and El Capitan. Spend the 18th (Thu) exploring nature at Elizabeth Lake, Yosemite National Park. There's lots more to do: trek along Tuolumne Meadows, stroll through Panorama Trail, don't miss a visit to Pothole Dome, and explore the striking landscape at Lembert Dome.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Healdsburg to Yosemite National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Healdsburg in October, things will get a bit cooler in Yosemite National Park: highs are around 22°C and lows about -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

4
nights
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Step off the beaten path and head to Zabriskie Point and Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge. Get in touch with nature at Badwater Basin and Mount Whitney Trail. When in Death Valley National Park, make a side trip to see Trona Pinnacles in Trona, approximately 1h 45 min away. The adventure continues: trek along Fall Canyon.

Before you visit Death Valley National Park, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Death Valley National Park in 8 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and bus. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Death Valley National Park, with highs around 30°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Trona Pinnacles, Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, Mount Whitney Trail
Highlights from your plan
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Badwater Basin ©
Badwater Basin
Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge ©

3
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Valley of Fire State Park and Willow Beach. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas, admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, and try to win big at Wynn Las Vegas.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip planner.

Traveling by car from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in October, Las Vegas is a bit warmer at night with lows of 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Sedona.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Willow Beach, Valley of Fire State Park
Highlights from your plan
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park
Willow Beach ©
Willow Beach

5
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Cathedral Rock and Devil's Bridge Trail. Visiting Oak Creek Canyon and Walnut Canyon National Monument will get you outdoors. Change things up with a short trip to Painted Desert in Petrified Forest National Park (about 1h 10 min away). Spend the 2nd (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Bell Rock, cruise along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), tour the pleasant surroundings at Broken Arrow Trail, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

For more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Sedona trip itinerary builder website .

Drive from Las Vegas to Sedona in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in October; daily highs in Sedona reach 29°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Walnut Canyon National Monument, Painted Desert
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Walnut Canyon National Monument ©
Walnut Canyon National Monument

6
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Bright Angel Trail and Bearizona Wildlife Park. Escape the urban bustle at Grand Canyon South Rim and Mather Point. Spend the 8th (Thu) exploring nature at Grand Canyon National Park. And it doesn't end there: trek along South Kaibab Trail, get great views at Yaki Point, stroll through Tonto Trail, and admire the striking features of Lookout Studio.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. While traveling from Sedona, expect a bit cooler days and colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 14°C to lows of -6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Bearizona Wildlife Park
Highlights from your plan
Mather Point ©
Mather Point
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

4
nights
Page

Page ©
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Lower Antelope Canyon and River Rafting & Tubing. Get in touch with nature at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Northern Arizona Guide Service. Explore Page's surroundings by going to Marble Canyon (Cathedral Wash Trail & Marble Canyon). Spend the 11th (Sun) exploring nature at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Horseshoe Bend.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Page trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Page takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in November, expect a bit warmer with lows of 4°C in Page. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Ouray.

Things to do in Page

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Marble Canyon
Highlights from your plan
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area ©
Lower Antelope Canyon ©
Lower Antelope Canyon
Nature & Wildlife Tours

5
nights
Ouray

Ouray ©
Ouray is a Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous city of Ouray County, Colorado, United States. Visiting Ophir Pass Trail and Bear Creek National Recreation Trail will get you outdoors. Step off the beaten path and head to Horsethief Trail and Ice Lakes Trail. Get out of town with these interesting Ouray side-trips: San Juan Outdoor Adventures (in Telluride) and Silverton (Silverton Mountain, Route 550 Gifts, & more). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Baby Bath Tubs Trail and take in the dramatic scenery at Bear Creek Falls.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Ouray tour app .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Page to Ouray in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. In November, Ouray is a bit cooler than Page - with highs of 8°C and lows of -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Ouray

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Silverton, Telluride
Highlights from your plan
Ophir Pass Trail ©
Ophir Pass Trail
Silverton Mountain ©
Silverton Mountain
Bear Creek Falls ©
Bear Creek Falls

6
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Explore hidden gems such as Bean Hollow State Beach, Pebble Beach and Muir Woods National Monument. Get outdoors at Alcatraz Island and Shark Fin Cove. There's still lots to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, get a taste of the local shopping with Ferry Building Marketplace, enjoy the sand and surf at Marshall’s Beach, and explore the engaging exhibits at Exploratorium.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip planning website .

You can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight from Ouray to San Francisco in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Ouray to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Ouray, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Shark Fin Cove, Bean Hollow State Beach, Pebble Beach, Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
San Francisco Bay ©
San Francisco Bay

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