12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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1
Jackson Hole
— 1 night
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
3
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
4
Lake Powell
— 2 nights

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Antler Arches of Jackson, look for all kinds of wild species at Oxbow Bend, and then trek along Cascade Canyon Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the sheer force of Hidden Falls and then explore the stunning scenery at Cascade Canyon.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Jackson Hole trip itinerary planning app.

Salt Lake City to Jackson Hole is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Salt Lake City in May, things will get slightly colder in Jackson Hole: highs are around 18°C and lows about 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 17 — 18:
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Oxbow Bend
4.8
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Hiking Trail
Cascade Canyon Trail
4.9
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Canyon
Cascade Canyon
5.0

5
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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to West Thumb Geyser Basin and Midway Geyser Basin. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at S Rim Trail and Uncle Tom's Trail. There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Dragon's Mouth Springs, identify plant and animal life at Lehardy's Rapids, take in the natural beauty of Lone Star Geyser, and cruise along Grand Loop Road.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Jackson Hole to Yellowstone National Park takes 2.5 hours. In May, Yellowstone National Park is little chillier than Jackson Hole - with highs of 13°C and lows of -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife
Find places to stay May 18 — 23:
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Grand Loop Road
4.6
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Must see
Mud Volcano
4.6

2
nights
Bryce Canyon National Park

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 24th (Sun), trek along Rim Trail, then explore the striking landscape at Bryce Amphitheatre, then take some stellar pictures from Paria View, and finally explore the striking landscape at Three Wisemen. On the 25th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Bristlecone Loop, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Under-the-Rim Trail, and then get great views at Farview Point.

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Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park by car takes about 11.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or do a combination of car, bus, shuttle, taxi, and train. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in May, you will find days in Bryce Canyon National Park are a bit warmer (20°C), and nights are about the same (0°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Lake Powell.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature
Find places to stay May 23 — 25:
Highlights from your trip
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National Park
Under-the-Rim Trail
4.7
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Lookout
Paria View
4.5

2
nights
Lake Powell

Lake Powell
Lake Powell serves as the playground for the town of Page, drawing nearly three million visitors annually.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): hike along Rainbow Bridge Trail and then take in breathtaking views at Ticaboo Canyon.

To see photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Lake Powell trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Lake Powell takes 6 hours. When traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Lake Powell, with highs around 30°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lake Powell

Parks · Trails · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay May 25 — 27:

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