8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Drive:  15​h
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Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
2
Great Basin National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Zion National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  11​h 30​min
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
drive:  8​h
5
Mount Rainier National Park
— 1 day
+2
Shuttle + Tram + Fly:  6​h
End: Healdsburg

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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.
On the 17th (Mon), make a trip to Olmsted Point and then don't miss a visit to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park trip tool .

Seattle to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Seattle in June, Yosemite National Park is little chillier at night with lows of 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Great Basin National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Olmsted Point ©
Olmsted Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail

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Great Basin National Park

Great Basin National Park ©
Great Basin National Park is one of the U.S.'s more out-of-the-way national parks, but those who make the trip are rewarded with the striking contrast of snowcapped peaks rising from a high-altitude desert.
On the 19th (Wed), contemplate the waterfront views at Teresa Lake, hike along Baker Lake Trail, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Alpine Lakes Loop, and finally Head underground at Lehman Caves.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Great Basin National Park road trip tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Yosemite National Park to Great Basin National Park. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in June: highs in Great Basin National Park hover around 85°F, while lows dip to 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Great Basin National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Lehman Caves ©
Lehman Caves
Teresa Lake ©
Teresa Lake

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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.
On the 20th (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Zion National Park.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Zion National Park trip itinerary website .

Explore your travel options from Great Basin National Park to Zion National Park with the Route module. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Great Basin National Park in June; daily highs in Zion National Park reach 94°F and lows reach 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park

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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 21st (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Gibbon Falls, ponder the design of Fountain Paint Pot, 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 Old Faithful. Here are some ideas for day two: witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser, then explore the striking landscape at Biscuit Basin, then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Uncle Tom's Trail.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park road trip planner.

Do a combination of car and flight from Zion National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and car; or drive. When traveling from Zion National Park in June, plan for cooler days and little chillier nights in Yellowstone National Park: temperatures range from 66°F by day to 34°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Gibbon Falls ©
Gibbon Falls
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Midway Geyser Basin ©
Midway Geyser Basin

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Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
On the 23rd (Sun), trek along Skyline Trail, take in the awesome beauty at Paradise Valley, and then take a peaceful walk through Grove of the Patriarchs.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Mount Rainier National Park route maker site .

Traveling by combination of car, flight, and shuttle from Yellowstone National Park to Mount Rainier National Park takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, things will get a bit warmer in Mount Rainier National Park: highs are around 73°F and lows about 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Skyline Trail ©
Skyline Trail
Paradise Valley ©
Paradise Valley
Grove of the Patriarchs ©
Grove of the Patriarchs

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