22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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Monument Valley
— 1 night
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
3
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
4
Carmel
— 2 nights
5
San Francisco
— 3 nights
6
Sacramento
— 2 nights
7
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights

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Monument Valley

Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): trot along with a tour on horseback, thensee the interesting displays at Goulding’s Trading Post Museum., and then get interesting insight from Tours. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park and then capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Monument Valley trip itinerary planning app.

Atlanta to Monument Valley is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Atlanta to Monument Valley is minus 2 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Atlanta in August since evenings lows in Monument Valley dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours Outdoors Nature
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Photography Tours
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
Off-Road Tours

2
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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.
On the 11th (Tue), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, trek along Rim Trail, stroll through South Kaibab Trail, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park online day trip planner.

Getting from Monument Valley to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of car and flight takes about 5.5 hours. In August, Grand Canyon National Park is a bit cooler than Monument Valley - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

3
nights
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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, contemplate the waterfront views at Tenaya Lake, hike along Mariposa Grove, and take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip site.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park by combination of bus and flight takes about 13.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August since evenings lows in Yosemite National Park dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a bus to Carmel.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

2
nights
Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hearst Castle. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Point Lobos, hike along Scenic Road Walkway, observe the fascinating underwater world at Monterey Bay Aquarium, and take a memorable drive along 17-Mile Drive.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Carmel tour itinerary planning tool.

You can take a bus from Yosemite National Park to Carmel in 15.5 hours. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect slightly colder days and a bit warmer nights in Carmel, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Carmel

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Monterey, Hearst Castle, Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
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Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Monterey Bay Aquarium ©
Monterey Bay Aquarium
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard

3
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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island, take in the pleasant sights at Lombard Street, and walk around Golden Gate Park.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Carmel to San Francisco in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in San Francisco can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Sacramento.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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Sacramento

Sacramento ©
The capital city of America's most economically significant state, Sacramento is an important stop for any politico.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at California State Capitol Museum, see the interesting displays at California State Railroad Museum, thenexamine the collection at Old Sacramento Waterfront, and finally stroll through Stevens Trail. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Crocker Art Museum.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Sacramento trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from San Francisco to Sacramento in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in August: highs in Sacramento hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Sacramento

Museums Parks Trails
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California State Capitol Museum ©
California State Capitol Museum
California State Railroad Museum ©
California State Railroad Museum
Crocker Art Museum ©
Crocker Art Museum

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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.
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, take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin, take in the dramatic natural features at Sheepeater Cliffs, and explore the activities along Mallard Lake.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Sacramento to Yellowstone National Park takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, shuttle, bus, and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Sacramento to Yellowstone National Park. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Sacramento in August, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at °F and lows at °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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