25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

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25 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Novi
Drive:  4​h 15​min
1
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
3
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
4
Lake Powell
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  8​h
7
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
bus:  6​h 45​min
8
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  12​h
End: Sault Ste. Marie

2
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, then explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, then walk around Millennium Park, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fourth Presbyterian Church. Keep things going the next day: learn about all things military at Cantigny Park, admire the striking features of Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio, and then steep yourself in history at Ernest Hemingway Birthplace.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Chicago road trip planner .

Novi to Chicago is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Novi to Chicago is minus 1 hour. In June, daily temperatures in Chicago can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Oak Park, Cantigny Park
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The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Ernest Hemingway Birthplace ©
Ernest Hemingway Birthplace
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

5
nights
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.
Get outdoors at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Mount Washburn. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Lamar Valley, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Yellowstone National Park, take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, and take in the dramatic scenery at Kepler Cascades.

Plan my day in Yellowstone National Park using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park is minus 1 hour. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Chicago in June: highs in Yellowstone National Park hover around 66°F, while lows dip to 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley

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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): take some stellar pictures from Farview Point, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Peek-A-Boo Loop, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Navajo/Queens Garden Loop. Keep things going the next day: get great views at Paria View, then explore the striking landscape at Bryce Amphitheatre, then hike along Rim Trail, and finally hike along Navajo Loop Trail.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Bryce Canyon National Park sightseeing planner .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or drive. In June, Bryce Canyon National Park is a bit warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 79°F and lows of 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Lake Powell.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Peek-A-Boo Loop ©
Peek-A-Boo Loop
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail

1
night
Lake Powell

Lake Powell
Lake Powell serves as the playground for the town of Page, drawing nearly three million visitors annually.
On the 18th (Thu), explore the stunning scenery at Ticaboo Canyon and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rainbow Bridge Trail.

To find maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Lake Powell trip builder .

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Lake Powell takes 6 hours. When traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Lake Powell, with highs around 96°F, while nights are warmer with lows around 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Lake Powell

Parks Nature Outdoors
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4
nights
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.
Kolb Studio and Yavapai Geology Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Get in touch with nature at Grand Canyon South Rim and Rim Trail. There's lots more to do: trek along Bright Angel Trail, stroll through North Kaibab Trail, delve into the distant past at Tusayan Museum, and get great views at Lookout Studio.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park travel route website .

Traveling by car from Lake Powell to Grand Canyon National Park takes 6.5 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Lake Powell in June: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 85°F, while lows dip to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

3
nights
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.
On the 23rd (Tue), wander the streets of The Strip, admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and then examine the collection at The Mob Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and then identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

To find other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas road trip tool .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 103°F to lows of 77°F. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Thu) before leaving for Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Find places to stay Jun 22 — 25:
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The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
The Strip ©
The Strip

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): take a peaceful walk through Grant Grove, make a trip to General Sherman Tree, and then cruise along Generals Hwy. On the 27th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Kings Canyon National Park, then delve into the lush surroundings at Giant Forest, and then hike along Moro Rock.

To see where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker app .

Drive from Las Vegas to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in June, with highs in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park at 94°F and lows at 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to catcht the bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Giant Forest ©
Giant Forest
Moro Rock ©
Moro Rock
Kings Canyon National Park ©
Kings Canyon National Park

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Glacier Point and Panorama Trail. The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nevada Falls Loop, and hike along Mono Pass Trail.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park visit planning tool .

Getting from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park by bus takes about 7 hours. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in June, things will get a bit cooler in Yosemite National Park: highs are around 79°F and lows about 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

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