16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
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Zion National Park
— 3 nights
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Arches National Park
— 2 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights

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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.
Attractions like Grand Canyon South Rim and Bright Angel Trail make great kid-friendly stops. There's much more to do: trek along Rim Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at North Kaibab Trail, engage your brain at Yavapai Geology Museum, and take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park road trip website.

New York City to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in May, Grand Canyon National Park is colder at night with lows of 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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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.
Family-friendly places like Zion National Park and Angel's Landing will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: cruise along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, explore and take pictures at Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway, explore the striking landscape of The Narrows, and explore the stunning scenery at Zion's Main Canyon.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Zion National Park planning app.

You can take a shuttle from Grand Canyon National Park to Zion National Park in 10 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, things will get a bit warmer in Zion National Park: highs are around 76°F and lows about 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

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The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

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Arches National Park

Arches National Park ©

A Red Rock Wonderland

Mother Nature kept reaching for red when she painted Arches National Park's 2,000 sandstone arches, resulting in one of the country's more distinctly shaped and colored landscapes.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): explore and take pictures at Arches National Park Scenic Drive, take in the dramatic natural features at Turret Arch, then take in the dramatic natural features at Double Arch, and finally make a trip to Delicate Arch. Keep things going the next day: hike along Devils Garden Trailhead and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Fiery Furnace.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Arches National Park trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Zion National Park to Arches National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and car; or do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Zion National Park in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Arches National Park, with lows of 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Arches National Park

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Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch
Double Arch ©
Double Arch
Fiery Furnace ©
Fiery Furnace

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Grand Prismatic Spring. The adventure continues: witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, identify plant and animal life at Grand Loop Road, take in the dramatic natural features at Gibbon Falls, and ponder the design of Fountain Paint Pot.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park attractions site.

You can fly from Arches National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 9.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car, train, taxi, shuttle, and bus. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Arches National Park in June; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 66°F and lows reach 34°F. On the 10th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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