14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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Drive to Austin Straubel International Airport, Fly to Denver International Airport, Drive to Rocky Mountain National Park
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Rocky Mountain National Park
— 1 night
Fly to Reno, Bus to Yosemite National Park
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Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly
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Zion National Park
— 1 night
Drive
5
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Bus to Flagstaff, Fly to Newark
7
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly to Austin Straubel International Airport, Drive to Appleton

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Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): take some stellar pictures from Milner Pass.

For photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Rocky Mountain National Park trip itinerary planner.

Appleton to Rocky Mountain National Park is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Appleton to Rocky Mountain National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Appleton in October, expect nights in Rocky Mountain National Park to be about the same, around 39°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Scenic Drive
Highlights from your trip
Trail Ridge Road ©
Must see
Trail Ridge Road
4.9
Emerald Lake Trail ©
Hiking Trail
Emerald Lake Trail
4.9
Milner Pass
Lookout
Milner Pass
4.9

1
night
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 (Sat), make a trip to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias, cruise along Tioga Pass, and then don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point. On the 18th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along Panorama Trail, take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, and finally don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park route planning tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Rocky Mountain National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Rocky Mountain National Park in October since evenings lows in Yosemite National Park dip to 28°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Scenic Drive
Highlights from your trip
Glacier Point ©
Must see
Glacier Point
4.9
Tioga Pass ©
Scenic Drive
Tioga Pass
4.9
Panorama Trail ©
Hiking Trail
Panorama Trail
4.9

2
nights
San Francisco

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, then visit Fisherman's Wharf, and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, take in the pleasant sights at Lombard Street, and then stroll around Golden Gate Park.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read San Francisco trip planner.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in October, plan for a bit warmer days in San Francisco, with highs around 73°F, while nights are much warmer with lows around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Highlights from your trip
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Pier / Boardwalk
Fisherman's Wharf
3.4

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Zion National Park and then take some stellar pictures from Observation Point.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Zion National Park tour builder site.

Getting from San Francisco to Zion National Park by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of subway, bus, and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Francisco to Zion National Park. Traveling from San Francisco in October, plan for colder nights in Zion National Park, with lows around 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip
Observation Point
Must see
Observation Point
5.0
Zion National Park ©
National Park
Zion National Park
4.7

1
night
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.
On the 22nd (Thu), trek along Rim Trail, get great views at Sunset Point, then trek along Navajo Loop Trail, and finally hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Bryce Canyon National Park road trip planning site.

Drive from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park in 3 hours. Traveling from Zion National Park in October, things will get little chillier in Bryce Canyon National Park: highs are around 61°F and lows about 29°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature
Highlights from your trip
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Must see
Navajo Loop Trail
4.9

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): hike along Bright Angel Trail and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sat): trek along Rim Trail and then explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

Drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 5.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Grand Canyon National Park are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 31°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature
Highlights from your trip
Bright Angel Trail ©
Hiking Trail
Bright Angel Trail
4.8
Rim Trail ©
Hiking Trail
Rim Trail
5.0

3
nights
New York City

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Central Park, admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, and explore the galleries of 9/11 Memorial.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the New York City trip planning website.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to New York City by combination of bus and flight takes about 13 hours. Other options: drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to New York City is 2 hours. Plan for much hotter nights when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October since evenings lows in New York City dip to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip
Central Park ©
Must see
Central Park
4.8

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