12 days in Sacramento, Yellowstone National Park & Moab Itinerary

12 days in Sacramento, Yellowstone National Park & Moab Itinerary

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Sacramento
— 2 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
Fly to Grand Junction, Drive to Moab
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Moab
— 3 nights
Drive to Grand Junction, Fly to Newark

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Sacramento

— 2 nights

River City

The capital city of America's most economically significant state, Sacramento is an important stop for any politico.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): learn about winemaking at Modus Operandi Cellars and then do a tasting at V. Sattui Winery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Sacramento trip itinerary planning website.

New York City to Sacramento is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Traveling from New York City in September, you will find days in Sacramento are a bit warmer (88°F), and nights are a bit cooler (58°F). On the 27th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Sacramento

Wineries · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

Yellowstone National Park

— 5 nights

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Upper Geyser Basin. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Natural Bridge Trail, take in the natural beauty of Aurum Geyser, stroll through North Rim Trail, and get impressive views of Monument Geyser Basin.

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You can fly from Sacramento to Yellowstone National Park in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Sacramento to Yellowstone National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sacramento in September, expect Yellowstone National Park to be cooler, temps between 60°F and 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Moab.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Moab

— 3 nights

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Get outdoors at Arches National Park and Off-Road Tours. There's lots more to do: surround yourself with nature on Deep Desert Expeditions, grab your bike and head to Bike Fiend, view the masterpieces at Tom Till Gallery, and get interesting insight from Tours.

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You can do a combination of flight and car from Yellowstone National Park to Moab in 8 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, train, and car. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October, you will find days in Moab are much hotter (71°F), and nights are a bit warmer (42°F). You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Tours · Trails · Parks