24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

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24 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Kongsberg, Norway
fly:  13 h 30 min
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San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
2
Merced
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
3
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Bus:  2 h 30 min
4
Fresno
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h
6
Bakersfield
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
7
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
8
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
9
Salt Lake City
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 30 min
10
Jackson Hole
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h
11
Grand Teton National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 30 min
12
Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h
13
Dubois
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
14
Rawlins
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
15
Estes Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
16
Denver
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  18 h
End: Kongsberg, Norway

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You've added Golden Gate Bridge, Natural Bridges State Beach, Shark Fin Cove, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

To see other places to visit and more tourist information, use the San Francisco tour app.

Kongsberg, Norway to San Francisco is an approximately 21- hour combination of car and flight. Traveling from Kongsberg to San Francisco, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in San Francisco when traveling from Kongsberg in June, with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Merced.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Natural Bridges State Beach, Muir Woods National Monument, Shark Fin Cove
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Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
Lands End ©
Lands End
Natural Bridges State Beach ©
Natural Bridges State Beach

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Merced

Merced
Merced is a city in, and the county seat of, Merced County in the San Joaquin Valley of Central California. Plan a Merced trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from San Francisco to Merced. Traveling from San Francisco in June, expect nights in Merced to be about the same, around 18°C, while days are much warmer, around 40°C. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Merced

Parks Museums Nightlife
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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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Mariposa Grove, Mirror Lake/Meadow Trail, Tenaya Lake, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): explore and take pictures at Tioga Pass, hike along Tuolumne Meadows, explore the activities along Tenaya Lake, make a trip to Olmsted Point, then explore the striking landscape at Cloud's Rest, and finally admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, get great views at Valley View, snap pictures at Pohono Bridge, then take in the dramatic natural features at Taft Point, then explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Merced to Yosemite National Park. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Merced in June: high temperatures in Yosemite National Park hover around 30°C and lows are around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a bus to Fresno.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

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Fresno

Fresno
The only metropolitan hub nestled between three national parks, Fresno makes a surprisingly lively getaway.
For photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Fresno journey planner.

Traveling by bus from Yosemite National Park to Fresno takes 4.5 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, you will find days in Fresno are a bit warmer (41°C), and nights are much warmer (22°C). On the 30th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Fresno

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Giant Forest as well as Zumwalt Meadow Trail. On the 30th (Tue), take in the dramatic scenery at Grizzly Falls, trek along Zumwalt Meadow Trail, and then take a peaceful walk through Giant Forest.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park holiday planner.

Getting from Fresno to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. Expect a daytime high around 40°C in June, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Bakersfield.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Giant Forest
Giant Forest
Zumwalt Meadow Trail ©
Zumwalt Meadow Trail
Grizzly Falls ©
Grizzly Falls

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Bakersfield

Bakersfield
Bakersfield is a city in California, United States, and the county seat of Kern County. For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Bakersfield itinerary planning website.

Explore your travel options from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Bakersfield with the Route module. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in June, Bakersfield is a bit warmer at night with lows of 23°C. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Bakersfield

Parks Nature Outdoors
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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes UTV Adventure Tours, Gondola Rides at the Venetian, Fountains of Bellagio, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): get interesting insight from Gondola Rides at the Venetian and then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio. On the next day, shop like a local with The Strip, then stop by Coca-Cola Store Las Vegas, then have fun at Gun Garage, and finally see UTV Adventure Tours.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip planning app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Bakersfield to Las Vegas. Traveling from Bakersfield in July, Las Vegas is a bit warmer at night with lows of 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

UTV Adventure Tours
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 11:
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip
UTV Adventure Tours ©
UTV Adventure Tours

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Zion National Park

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Zion's Main Canyon, Riverside Walk and Emerald Pools.

Find out how to plan Zion National Park trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Zion National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Las Vegas in July, expect nights in Zion National Park to be colder, around 17°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 40°C. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Zion's Main Canyon ©
Zion's Main Canyon
Riverside Walk ©
Riverside Walk

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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.
For maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Salt Lake City trip planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Zion National Park to Salt Lake City takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Zion National Park in July since evenings lows in Salt Lake City dip to 24°C. On the 5th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Outdoors Parks Tours
Find places to stay Sep 13 — 14:

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Swift Creek Outfitters & Teton Horseback Adventures as well as T.A. Moulton Barn. Visiting West Thumb Geyser Basin and Jenny Lake Trail will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Steamboat Geyser and 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive. Venture out of the city with trips to Grand Teton National Park (String Lake & Menor's Ferry Historical Trail). It doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Town Square and take in the pleasant sights at Cunningham Cabin.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Jackson Hole trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Salt Lake City to Jackson Hole takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Salt Lake City in July, plan for a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Jackson Hole: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Grand Teton National Park, Yellowstone National Park
Find places to stay Sep 14 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Jenny Lake Trail ©
Jenny Lake Trail
West Thumb Geyser Basin ©
West Thumb Geyser Basin
Steamboat Geyser ©
Steamboat Geyser

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Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park
The peaks of Grand Teton National Park aren't the highest in the world, but they sit atop what might be nature's archetypes for mountains.
To see more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Grand Teton National Park trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Jackson Hole to Grand Teton National Park by car takes about an hour. July in Grand Teton National Park sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 7°C at night. On the 7th (Tue), you'll travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 19:

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hayden Valley as well as Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin, take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser, witness a stunning natural landmark at Midway Geyser Basin, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, and finally explore the striking landscape at Gibbon Falls.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park tour planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in July, expect Yellowstone National Park to be little chillier, temps between 26°C and 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Dubois.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 19:
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Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Artist Point ©
Artist Point

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Dubois

Dubois
Dubois is a town in Fremont County, Wyoming. To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Dubois road trip website.

Explore your travel options from Yellowstone National Park to Dubois with the Route module. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Dubois, with lows of 9°C. On the 10th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Rawlins.

Things to do in Dubois

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 20:

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Rawlins

Rawlins ©
Rawlins is a city in Carbon County, Wyoming, United States. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Carbon County Museum and then browse the exhibits of Wyoming Frontier Prison.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Rawlins trip itinerary maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Dubois to Rawlins. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Dubois in July; daily highs in Rawlins reach 34°C and lows reach 13°C. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Estes Park.

Things to do in Rawlins

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 22:
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Wyoming Frontier Prison ©
Wyoming Frontier Prison
Carbon County Museum ©
Carbon County Museum

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Estes Park

Estes Park ©
More than just a convenient resting place for travelers on their way to the national park encompassing the Front Range of the Rockies, Estes Park is a popular place to visit in its own right.
You've added Chasm Falls, Mills Lake, Farview Curve Overlook, and other attractions to your itinerary. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Trail Ridge Road and Old Fall River Road. Escape the urban bustle at Bear Lake and Dream Lake. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Emerald Lake Trail, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Sheep Lakes, and trek along Twin Sisters Peaks Trail.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Estes Park travel app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Rawlins to Estes Park. In July, Estes Park is somewhat warmer than Rawlins - with highs of 38°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can drive to Denver.

Things to do in Estes Park

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Rocky Mountain National Park
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 25:
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Peak to Peak Scenic Byway ©
Peak to Peak Scenic Byway
Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Bear Lake ©
Bear Lake

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Denver

Denver
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Denver trip planner.

Traveling by car from Estes Park to Denver takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 18°C. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Denver

Outdoors Parks Tours
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