7 days in United States Itinerary

7 days in United States Itinerary

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7 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Glendale
Drive:  3​h 45​min
1
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Zion National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
4
Arches National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
5
Grand Teton National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
7
Dillon
— 1 day
Drive:  8​h 45​min
End: Seattle

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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.
On the 30th (Mon), stroll around Indian Garden, see the interesting displays at Yavapai Geology Museum, then explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, then enjoy breathtaking views from Yavapai Point, and finally take in breathtaking views at Inner Canyon.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park travel planner.

Glendale to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 4-hour car ride. Traveling from Glendale in September, expect Grand Canyon National Park to be colder, temps between 75°F and 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Childrens Museums
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Yavapai Point ©
Yavapai Point
Inner Canyon ©
Inner Canyon
Yavapai Geology Museum ©
Yavapai Geology Museum

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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.
To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Zion National Park trip itinerary maker app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Grand Canyon National Park to Zion National Park. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, plan for a bit warmer days in Zion National Park, with highs around 84°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Trails Parks Outdoors

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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.
To see ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Bryce Canyon National Park route planning app .

Getting from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park by car takes about 3 hours. Traveling from Zion National Park in October, expect Bryce Canyon National Park to be slightly colder, temps between 61°F and 29°F. On the 2nd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Trails Parks Outdoors
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Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop

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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.
Plan my day in Arches National Park using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Arches National Park in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in October; daily highs in Arches National Park reach 71°F and lows reach 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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Tower of Babel ©
Tower of Babel
Courthouse Towers ©
Courthouse Towers
Turret Arch ©
Turret Arch

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Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Sacred Heart, explore the activities along Teton Point Turnout, explore the striking landscape at Glacier View Turnout, then admire the sheer force of Hidden Falls, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Cathedral Group.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Grand Teton National Park road trip planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Arches National Park to Grand Teton National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Arches National Park in October, expect Grand Teton National Park to be a bit cooler, temps between 55°F and 28°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Teton Point Turnout ©
Teton Point Turnout
Chapel of the Sacred Heart ©
Chapel of the Sacred Heart
Hidden Falls ©
Hidden Falls

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): hike along Brink of the Lower Falls Trail, take in the dramatic natural features at Artists’ Paintpots, take in the dramatic natural features at Gibbon Falls, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, then take in the natural beauty of Midway Geyser Basin, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 3 hours. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in October, expect nights in Yellowstone National Park to be about the same, around 25°F, while days are slightly colder, around 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Dillon.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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Artists’ Paintpots ©
Artists’ Paintpots
Midway Geyser Basin ©
Midway Geyser Basin
Gibbon Falls ©
Gibbon Falls

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Dillon

Dillon ©
Dillon is a city in and the county seat of Beaverhead County, Montana, United States. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): stop by The Bookstore, get advice or help at Dillon Visitor Center, and then take in the awesome beauty at Pioneer Mountain Wilderness Area.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Dillon trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Yellowstone National Park to Dillon. In October, Dillon is somewhat warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 59°F and lows of 33°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dillon

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Bookstore ©
The Bookstore

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