8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Amarillo
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Santa Fe
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  7​h 45​min
2
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h 45​min
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h
End: Amarillo

1
night
Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
On the 1st (Wed), see the interesting displays at Museum of International Folk Art and then make a trip to Canyon Road.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Santa Fe day trip planning site .

Amarillo to Santa Fe is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Traveling from Amarillo to Santa Fe, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Santa Fe when traveling from Amarillo in July, with lows around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Loretto Chapel ©
Loretto Chapel
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, then hike along Panorama Trail, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, then hike along Nevada Falls Loop, and then explore the striking landscape at El Capitan.

Start your trip to Yosemite National Park by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Santa Fe to Yosemite National Park in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Santa Fe in July, expect Yosemite National Park to be a bit cooler, temps between 83°F and 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls
Nevada Falls Loop ©
Nevada Falls Loop
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail

3
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Natural Bridge Trail and Grand Loop Road. Take a break from the city and head to Castle Geyser and West Thumb Geyser Basin. There's much more to do: take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, trek along Artist Point, take in the dramatic scenery at Undine Falls, and take in the dramatic natural features at Artists’ Paintpots.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary app .

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park by combination of car and flight takes about 10 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park is 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 73°F and lows at 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
S Rim Trail ©
S Rim Trail
Grand Loop Road ©
Grand Loop Road
West Thumb Geyser Basin ©
West Thumb Geyser Basin

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