60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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Denali National Park and Preserve
— 2 nights
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Olympic National Park
— 3 nights
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Acadia National Park
— 1 night
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Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 4 nights
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Glacier National Park
— 3 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
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Grand Teton National Park
— 3 nights
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Arches National Park
— 3 nights
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Canyonlands National Park
— 1 night
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
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Zion National Park
— 4 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 6 nights
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Joshua Tree National Park
— 3 nights
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Death Valley National Park
— 4 nights
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Wawona
— 6 nights
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 4 nights

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Denali National Park and Preserve

Denali National Park and Preserve ©
The 2.43 million hectares (6 million acres) of Denali National Park include low taiga forest, high-alpine tundra, and snowcapped mountains, all of which lead up to Mt.
On the 2nd (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Husky Homestead, take in the exciting artwork at Wild about Denali, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Denali. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Savage Alpine Trail.

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Salt Lake City to Denali National Park and Preserve is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Alaska Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Salt Lake City in April, with highs in Denali National Park and Preserve at 48°F and lows at 26°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Olympic National Park.

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Husky Homestead ©
Husky Homestead

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Olympic National Park

Olympic National Park ©
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Step out of the city life by going to Hurricane Ridge and Mount Storm King. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Ruby Beach, take a peaceful walk through Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center, and admire the sheer force of Murhut Falls.

For photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Olympic National Park road trip planning site.

You can fly from Denali National Park and Preserve to Olympic National Park in 13.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Denali National Park and Preserve to Olympic National Park. In April, Olympic National Park is somewhat warmer than Denali National Park and Preserve - with highs of 55°F and lows of 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Acadia National Park.

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Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge
Ruby Beach ©
Ruby Beach
Olympic National Park ©
Olympic National Park

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Acadia National Park

Acadia National Park ©

First Eastern National Park

The first national park east of the Mississippi River, Acadia National Park draws visitors with its rugged landscape of ocean shoreline, low-slung granite mountains, dense woodlands, and pristine lakes.
On the 8th (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Acadia's Birds. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Somesville Historical Museum and Gardens, then take in the awesome beauty at Cadillac Mountain, and then stroll through Jordan Cliffs Trail.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Acadia National Park day trip planner.

Fly from Olympic National Park to Acadia National Park in 17 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and car; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Olympic National Park to Acadia National Park, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Olympic National Park in April; daily highs in Acadia National Park reach 49°F and lows reach 33°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

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Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Acadia's Birds ©
Acadia's Birds
Somesville Historical Museum and Gardens ©
Somesville Historical Museum and Gardens

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park ©

A Wondrous Diversity of Life

Great Smoky Mountains National Park contains some of the highest mountains east of the Mississippi River, but it's the ease of access that makes this national park the United States' most visited.
Visit Noah Bud Ogle Cabin and Little Greenbrier School for their historical value. Step out of the city life by going to Cades Cove and Ramsey Cascades. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Roaring Fork, stroll through Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail, take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte, and explore the striking landscape at Chimney Tops Trail.

To find photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Great Smoky Mountains National Park online road trip planner.

Getting from Acadia National Park to Great Smoky Mountains National Park by flight takes about 10.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Acadia National Park in April, expect nights in Great Smoky Mountains National Park to be somewhat warmer, around 49°F, while days are warmer, around 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Glacier National Park.

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Cades Cove ©
Cades Cove
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork
Clingmans Dome ©
Clingmans Dome

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Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©

Crown of the Continent

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 out of the city life by going to Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park and Going-to-the-Sun Road. There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Swiftcurrent Mountain, appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden Wall, take some stellar pictures from Jackson Glacier Overlook, and hike along Piegan Pass.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Glacier National Park trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by flight from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Glacier National Park takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Glacier National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Great Smoky Mountains National Park in April, things will get a bit cooler in Glacier National Park: highs are around 56°F and lows about 30°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

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Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park ©
Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park
Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road
Piegan Pass ©
Piegan Pass

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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Lamar Valley and Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center. And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Elephant Back Mountain, look for all kinds of wild species at Mount Washburn, and get to know the fascinating history of Beaver Ponds Loop Trail.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park travel route planner.

You can drive from Glacier National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 8.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Glacier National Park in April, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 42°F and lows at 17°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Grand Teton National Park.

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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn

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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Grand Teton and Grand Targhee Ski Resort. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Murie Centre, explore the striking landscape at Glacier View Turnout, explore the striking landscape of Amphitheater Lake, and take a memorable drive along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive.

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Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. In April, Grand Teton National Park is a bit warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 48°F and lows of 26°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Arches National Park.

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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Grand Targhee Ski Resort ©
Grand Targhee Ski Resort
Amphitheater Lake ©
Amphitheater Lake

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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.
Visiting Double Arch and Fiery Furnace will get you outdoors. Go for a jaunt from Arches National Park to Thompson to see Sego Canyon Petroglyphs about 54 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Delicate Arch, cruise along Arches National Park Scenic Drive, hike along Park Avenue Trail, and look for all kinds of wild species at Colorado National Monument.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Arches National Park online road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Grand Teton National Park to Arches National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, train, and car. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in April, expect Arches National Park to be a bit warmer, temps between 67°F and 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can go by car to Canyonlands National Park.

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Colorado National Monument ©
Colorado National Monument
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch
Double Arch ©
Double Arch

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Canyonlands National Park

Canyonlands National Park ©
Canyonlands National Park features myriad canyons and buttes that the Colorado River, Green River, and their tributaries have carved over millions of years in hues of red and orange.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of Monument Basin, then take in the dramatic natural features at Mesa Arch, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Island in the Sky.

For where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Canyonlands National Park trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Arches National Park to Canyonlands National Park in 1.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Canyonlands National Park are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

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Mesa Arch ©
Mesa Arch
Monument Basin ©
Monument Basin

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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Peek-A-Boo Loop and Sunset Point. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, take some stellar pictures from Paria View, stroll through Fairyland Loop Trail, and look for all kinds of wild species at Bryce Amphitheatre.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Bryce Canyon National Park route planning site.

Traveling by car from Canyonlands National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 5.5 hours. Traveling from Canyonlands National Park in April, things will get a bit cooler in Bryce Canyon National Park: highs are around 56°F and lows about 25°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Zion National Park.

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Peek-A-Boo Loop ©
Peek-A-Boo Loop
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
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.
Get in touch with nature at Zion National Park and The Narrows. Venture out of the city with trips to David J West Gallery (in Springdale) and Best Friends Animal Sanctuary (in Kanab). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Angel's Landing, explore the striking landscape of Canyon Overlook Trail, take in breathtaking views at Zion's Main Canyon, and cruise along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive.

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Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park takes 3 hours. Traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in May, expect Zion National Park to be a bit warmer, temps between 76°F and 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

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

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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.
Visiting Grand Canyon South Rim and Bright Angel Trail will get you outdoors. Visit Tusayan Museum and Grand Canyon Railway Depot for their historical value. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Rim Trail, stroll through Hermit Trail, see the interesting displays at Kolb Studio, and take an in-depth tour of Bright Angel History Room.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park visit planner.

Take a shuttle from Zion National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 10 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Zion National Park in May; daily highs in Grand Canyon National Park reach 68°F and lows reach 33°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can go by car to Joshua Tree National Park.

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Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree National Park
Joshua Tree National Park takes its name from the Joshua tree, a twisted, spiky tree with bayonet-shaped leaves at the top that's one of the few plant species hardy enough to thrive in the extreme climate of the Mojave Desert.
Step out of the city life by going to Barker Dam Trail and Keys View. There's still lots to do: admire the verdant scenery at Hidden Valley Nature Trail, steep yourself in history at Keys Ranch, make a trip to Arch Rock, and hike along Ryan Mountain.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Joshua Tree National Park travel route website.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Joshua Tree National Park by car takes about 6.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Joshua Tree National Park, with highs around 87°F, while nights are warmer with lows around 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can go by car to Death Valley National Park.

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Barker Dam Trail
Barker Dam Trail
Hidden Valley Nature Trail ©
Hidden Valley Nature Trail
Keys View ©
Keys View

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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.
Harmony Borax Works and Eureka Mine will appeal to history buffs. Take a break from the city and head to Zabriskie Point and Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge. The adventure continues: explore the activities along Badwater Basin, explore the stunning scenery at Titus Canyon, cruise along Artists Dr, and trek along Salt Creek Interpretive Trail.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Death Valley National Park road trip planner.

Drive from Joshua Tree National Park to Death Valley National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Joshua Tree National Park in May since evenings lows in Death Valley National Park dip to 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Wawona.

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Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Badwater Basin ©
Badwater Basin
Titus Canyon ©
Titus Canyon

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Wawona

Wawona ©
Wawona is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. Step out of the city life by going to Bridalveil Fall and Ansel Adams Gallery. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Pioneer Yosemite History Center and Wawona Hotel, National Historic Landmark. Explore Wawona's surroundings by going to Yosemite National Park (Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, Glacier Point, &more). It doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at McGurk Meadow.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Wawona day trip website.

Traveling by car from Death Valley National Park to Wawona takes 7 hours. In May in Wawona, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

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Pioneer Yosemite History Center ©
Pioneer Yosemite History Center
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Glacier Point
Bridalveil Fall ©
Bridalveil Fall

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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.
Get in touch with nature at Giant Forest and Grant Grove. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like General Sherman Tree and Cedar Grove Visitor Center. Change things up with a short trip to Project Survival's Cat Haven in Dunlap (about 1h 10 min away). There's much more to do: trek along Big Baldy, admire the sheer force of Grizzly Falls, explore and take pictures at Generals Hwy, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Moro Rock Trail.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip itinerary tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Wawona to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park. In May in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 55°F at night. On the 30th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

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Giant Forest ©
Giant Forest
Moro Rock Trail ©
Moro Rock Trail
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Kings Canyon National Park

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