16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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Flagstaff
— Few hours
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas
— 1 night
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Los Angeles
— 1 night
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
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Kings Beach
— 1 night
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Reno
— Few hours
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Salt Lake City
— 1 night
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Jackson Hole
— 1 night
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Moose
— 1 night
12
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
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Columbus
— 1 day

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Flagstaff

Flagstaff ©
Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): take in breathtaking views at Walnut Canyon National Monument.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Flagstaff trip itinerary planner.

Columbus to Flagstaff is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Columbus to Flagstaff, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Columbus in July, Flagstaff is a bit cooler at night with lows of 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Walnut Canyon National Monument ©
Walnut Canyon National Monument

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): trek along South Kaibab Trail, see the interesting displays at Kolb Studio, then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, and finally take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point. On the 20th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get great views at Mather Point and then stroll through Rim Trail.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park road trip app.

Getting from Flagstaff to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. July in Grand Canyon National Park sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): examine the collection at The Mob Museum and then explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To find out how to plan a trip to Las Vegas, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 104°F to lows of 81°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nature · Parks · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
On the 22nd (Mon), learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, then admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, then learn more about the world around you at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, and finally explore the world behind art at The Museum of Contemporary Art.

For photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip itinerary maker site.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Las Vegas in July, plan for cooler days in Los Angeles, with highs around 83°F, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County ©
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum ©
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): examine the collection at Cable Car Museum, then get curious at Exploratorium, and then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island. On your second day here, learn about all things military at USS Pampanito, examine the collection at Musee Mecanique, steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, then don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge, then examine the collection at de Young Museum, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Filbert Street Stairs.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip site.

Getting from Los Angeles to San Francisco by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in July; daily highs in San Francisco reach 73°F and lows reach 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, then explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, then admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along Panorama Trail and then trek along Tuolumne Meadows.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park online travel planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in July: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 83°F, while lows dip to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kings Beach.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Trails · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

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Kings Beach

Kings Beach is a census-designated place (CDP) in Placer County, California, United States on the north shore of Lake Tahoe. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Tahoe City Field Station and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Kings Beach trip itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Yosemite National Park to Kings Beach with the Route module. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Kings Beach, with lows of 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Reno.

Things to do in Kings Beach

Tours · Adventure · Outdoors

Side Trip

Tahoe City
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing

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Reno

Reno
A sea of casinos in the high desert of the Sierra Nevadas, Reno capitalizes on gaming and nightlife.
For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Reno road trip app.

Traveling by car from Kings Beach to Reno takes an hour. Traveling from Kings Beach in July, you will find days in Reno are somewhat warmer (95°F), and nights are much hotter (62°F). You will leave for Salt Lake City on the 27th (Sat).

Things to do in Reno

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

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Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): shop like a local with Art at the Main Gallery, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Utah, and then take in breathtaking views at Big Cottonwood Canyon.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Salt Lake City trip planner.

Getting from Reno to Salt Lake City by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Reno in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Salt Lake City, with lows around 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Museums · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Natural History Museum of Utah ©
Natural History Museum of Utah
Big Cottonwood Canyon ©
Big Cottonwood Canyon
Art at the Main Gallery ©
Art at the Main Gallery

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Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole ©
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): shop like a local with Mangelsen Images of Nature, see the interesting displays at National Museum of Wildlife Art, and then get a taste of the local shopping with The Brookover Gallery.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Jackson Hole trip builder tool.

You can fly from Salt Lake City to Jackson Hole in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Salt Lake City in July, expect nights in Jackson Hole to be much colder, around 44°F, while days are slightly colder, around 79°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can go by car to Moose.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of Wildlife Art ©
National Museum of Wildlife Art
Mangelsen Images of Nature ©
Mangelsen Images of Nature
The Brookover Gallery ©
The Brookover Gallery

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Moose

Moose ©
Moose is an unincorporated community in Teton County, Wyoming, United States, in the Jackson Hole valley. To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Moose attractions planning tool.

You can drive from Jackson Hole to Moose in an hour. July in Moose sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 44°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can go by car to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Moose

Wildlife · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

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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.
On the 31st (Wed), witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Thu): witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, then take in the dramatic natural features at Lower Geyser Basin, and finally explore the striking landscape at Gibbon Falls.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip maker site.

Getting from Moose to Yellowstone National Park by car takes about 2 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Moose in July; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 73°F and lows reach 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel to Columbus.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature · Parks · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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Columbus

Columbus ©
More than just one of the nation's top business centers, Columbus is a mixture of many different parts of America, situated at the spot where the so-called "Bible Belt" meets the varied cultures of the Great Plains and Appalachia.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): examine the collection at The Jubilee Museum, then get a taste of local nightlife at Columbus Axe Throwing, then brush up on your military savvy at Motts Military Museum, and finally examine the collection at Wagner-Hagans Auto Museum.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Columbus day trip app.

Traveling by flight from Yellowstone National Park to Columbus takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Columbus due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Columbus, ranging from highs of 84°F to lows of 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Columbus

Museums · Nightlife

Side Trip

Motts Military Museum
Highlights from your plan
Wagner-Hagans Auto Museum ©
Wagner-Hagans Auto Museum
Motts Military Museum ©
Motts Military Museum
The Jubilee Museum ©
The Jubilee Museum

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