21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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Yellowstone National Park
— 7 nights
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Zion National Park
— 1 day
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 7 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
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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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, look for all kinds of wild species at Lamar Valley, witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, and explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary planning app.

New York City to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. When traveling from New York City in May, plan for a bit cooler days in Yellowstone National Park, with highs around 53°F, while nights are much colder with lows around 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife
Highlights from your trip
Old Faithful ©
Must see
Old Faithful
4.5
Mammoth Hot Springs ©
Hot Spring
Mammoth Hot Springs
4.5

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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 9th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Zion National Park.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Zion National Park trip website.

Fly from Yellowstone National Park to Zion National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, shuttle, taxi, and train. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in May: highs in Zion National Park hover around 76°F, while lows dip to 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip
Zion National Park ©
National Park
Zion National Park
4.7

7
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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.
Spend the 12th (Wed) exploring nature at Peek-A-Boo Loop. Next up on the itinerary: get great views at Inspiration Point, trek along Navajo Loop Trail, identify plant and animal life at Rim Trail, and take in breathtaking views at Sunset Point.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Bryce Canyon National Park trip planner.

Drive from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park in 3 hours. In May, Bryce Canyon National Park is little chillier than Zion National Park - with highs of 63°F and lows of 31°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Inspiration Point ©
Must see
Inspiration Point
4.9
Peek-A-Boo Loop ©
Must see
Peek-A-Boo Loop
4.9
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Must see
Navajo Loop Trail
4.9

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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.
On the 17th (Mon), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, hike along Rim Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, and take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park online sightseeing planner.

Getting from Bryce Canyon National Park to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 5.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in May, and nighttime lows around 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

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

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