8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Phoenix
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  11​h
3
Carmel
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Atlanta

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Phoenix

Phoenix
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Phoenix trip itinerary builder website .

Atlanta to Phoenix is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Atlanta to Phoenix is minus 2 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Atlanta in June, with highs in Phoenix at 107°F and lows at 81°F. On the 30th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Phoenix

Outdoors Tours Golf

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): get great views at Yaki Point, see the interesting displays at Kolb Studio, then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, and finally take some stellar pictures from Powell Point.

To find photos and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park attractions planner.

Drive from Phoenix to Grand Canyon National Park in 4 hours. Traveling from Phoenix in June, things will get much colder in Grand Canyon National Park: highs are around 85°F and lows about 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Carmel.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Nature Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Kolb Studio ©
Kolb Studio
Yaki Point ©
Yaki Point

2
nights
Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Carmel Mission, admire the architecture and history at San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo Mission, then walk around Lovers Point Park, and finally kick back and relax at Lovers Point.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Carmel journey planning app .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Carmel in 11.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Carmel. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Carmel: temperatures range from 69°F by day to 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Carmel

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Pacific Grove, Wine Tours & Tastings
Highlights from your plan
Scenic Road Walkway ©
Scenic Road Walkway
Point Pinos Lighthouse ©
Point Pinos Lighthouse

2
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.
You've now added Taft Point to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, and then cruise along Tioga Rd. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape at Taft Point and then make a trip to Olmsted Point.

Make your Yosemite National Park itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Carmel to Yosemite National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car. Traveling from Carmel in July, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are a bit warmer (83°F), and nights are slightly colder (46°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Tioga Rd
Highlights from your plan
Taft Point ©
Taft Point
Olmsted Point ©
Olmsted Point
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area ©
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area

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