20 days in North America Itinerary

20 days in North America Itinerary

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Yellowstone National Park, United States
— 4 nights
2
Yosemite National Park, United States
— 5 nights
3
Banff National Park, Canada
— 4 nights
4
Jasper National Park, Canada
— 3 nights

4
nights
Yellowstone National Park, United States

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Visiting Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Grand Prismatic Spring will get you outdoors. Popular historic sites such as Uncle Tom's Trail and S Rim Trail are in your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, explore the striking landscape of Lake Butte Overlook, explore the striking landscape at Aurum Geyser, and hike along Purple Mountain Trail.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park online journey planner.

Bournemouth, UK to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 19-hour combination of train and flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Bournemouth to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier evenings in Yellowstone National Park when traveling from Bournemouth in July, with lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Uncle Tom's Trail ©
Uncle Tom's Trail
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

5
nights
Yosemite National Park, United States

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.
Visiting Glacier Point and Yosemite, Tunnel View will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: cruise along Tioga Pass, hike along Panorama Trail, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Yosemite National Park visit site.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Yellowstone National Park to Yosemite National Park in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, shuttle, and train; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Yosemite National Park. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Yosemite National Park: highs are around 33°C and lows about 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

4
nights
Banff National Park, Canada

Banff National Park ©
Among the world's oldest national parks, Banff National Park serves as a World Heritage-listed mecca for cyclists, hikers, skiers, bird-watchers, mountain climbers, and anyone else with a passion for exploring vast untouched wildernesses.
Get outdoors at Moraine Lake and Bow Valley Parkway. There's still lots to do: relax and float downstream with Hydra River Guides, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mount St. Piran, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Minnewanka, and trek along Bow Glacier Falls.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Banff National Park travel route tool.

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and shuttle from Yosemite National Park to Banff National Park takes 14 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Banff National Park, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to catch the bus to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Hydra River Guides ©
Hydra River Guides
Moraine Lake ©
Moraine Lake
Johnston Canyon ©
Johnston Canyon

3
nights
Jasper National Park, Canada

Jasper National Park ©
The largest national park in the Canadian Rockies, sprawling Jasper National Park encompasses more than 10,000 sq km (4,200 sq mi) of largely unspoiled mountain wilderness.
Take a break from the city and head to Athabasca Falls and Maligne Canyon. Next up on the itinerary: let the river carry you with Jasper Rafting Adventures, take a memorable tour with Jasper Hinton Zip Line, take in the awesome beauty at Whistlers Peak, and hike along Bald Hills.

For reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Jasper National Park online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by bus from Banff National Park to Jasper National Park takes 4.5 hours. Traveling from Banff National Park in August, expect nights in Jasper National Park to be about the same, around 7°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Jasper Rafting Adventures ©
Jasper Rafting Adventures
Athabasca Falls ©
Athabasca Falls
Maligne Canyon ©
Maligne Canyon

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