32 days in United States Itinerary

32 days in United States Itinerary

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Shenandoah National Park
— 1 night
2
Fort Laramie
— 1 night
3
Arches National Park
— 1 night
4
Badlands National Park
— 2 nights
5
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
6
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
7
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
8
Grand Teton National Park
— 2 nights
9
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 2 nights
10
Mammoth Cave National Park
— 2 nights
11
Mesa Verde National Park
— 2 nights
12
Redwood National Park
— 2 nights
13
Rocky Mountain National Park
— 1 night
14
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
15
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
16
Zion National Park
— 2 nights

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Shenandoah National Park

Shenandoah National Park ©
Shenandoah National Park showcases a particularly scenic section of Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): trek along Mary's Rock Summit Trail.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Shenandoah National Park online trip itinerary builder.

Syracuse to Shenandoah National Park is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Traveling from Syracuse in May, Shenandoah National Park is a bit warmer at night with lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Fort Laramie.

Things to do in Shenandoah National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Bearfence Mountain ©
Bearfence Mountain
Mary's Rock Summit Trail ©
Mary's Rock Summit Trail

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Fort Laramie

Fort Laramie ©
Fort Laramie is a town in Goshen County, Wyoming, United States. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Fort Laramie National Historic Site.

For maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Fort Laramie trip itinerary builder app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Shenandoah National Park to Fort Laramie. Traveling from Shenandoah National Park to Fort Laramie, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Shenandoah National Park in May, things will get slightly colder in Fort Laramie: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Fort Laramie

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Fort Laramie National Historic Site ©
Fort Laramie National Historic Site

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Arches National Park

Arches National Park ©
Mother Nature kept reaching for red when she painted Arches National Park's 2,000 sandstone arches, resulting in one of the country's more distinctly shaped and colored landscapes.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Turret Arch, make a trip to Wolfe Ranch, thenexplore the striking landscape at Delicate Arch, and finally explore the striking landscape at Fiery Furnace.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Arches National Park trip itinerary planning website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Fort Laramie to Arches National Park. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Fort Laramie in May; daily highs in Arches National Park reach °F and lows reach °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Badlands National Park.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch
Fiery Furnace ©
Fiery Furnace
Turret Arch ©
Turret Arch

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Badlands National Park

Badlands National Park ©
Although Badlands National Park's name might not be the most inviting, its landscape of pinnacles, eroded buttes, spires, and an expansive, pristine mixed-grass prairie remain enticing.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Badlands National Park, thencruise along Loop Road, and then explore the striking landscape at Panorama Point Overlook.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Badlands National Park itinerary planning website.

Getting from Arches National Park to Badlands National Park by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Arches National Park in May; daily highs in Badlands National Park reach °F and lows reach °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Badlands National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Badlands National Park
Find places to stay May 21 — 23:
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Loop Road ©
Loop Road
Badlands Wall ©
Badlands Wall
Yellow Mounds Overlook ©
Yellow Mounds Overlook

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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 24th (Sun): enjoy breathtaking views from Bryce Point, thenget great views at Sunrise Point, and then get great views at Inspiration Point. On your second day here, hike along Navajo Loop Trail, thenexplore the stunning scenery at Sunset Point, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Queen's Garden Trail, and finally look for gifts at Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop.

To see maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Bryce Canyon National Park trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight, bus, and car from Badlands National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Badlands National Park in May, with highs in Bryce Canyon National Park at °F and lows at °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Find places to stay May 23 — 25:
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Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point
Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop ©
Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop

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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): cruise along Artists Dr and then contemplate the waterfront views at Badwater Basin.

To find photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Death Valley National Park online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Death Valley National Park takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and taxi; or fly. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park to Death Valley National Park due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park, expect a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Death Valley National Park, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Outdoors Scenic Drive Nature
Find places to stay May 25 — 26:
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Artists Dr ©
Artists Dr
Badwater Basin ©
Badwater Basin

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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.
Attractions like Bright Angel Trail and Yavapai Geology Museum make great kid-friendly stops. The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, admire the landmark architecture of Grand Canyon Railway Depot, trek along South Kaibab Trail, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park online itinerary maker.

Drive from Death Valley National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Death Valley National Park to Grand Canyon National Park. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in May, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are slightly colder (°F), and nights are colder (°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Find places to stay May 26 — 30:
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Yavapai Geology Museum ©
Yavapai Geology Museum
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of the Sacred Heart, take a memorable drive along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, and then take in the awesome beauty at Grand Teton. On the next day, explore the striking landscape at Glacier View Turnout and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Transfiguration.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Grand Teton National Park trip itinerary maker site.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May: highs in Grand Teton National Park hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Mon) to allow time for travel to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Nature Parks Wildlife
Find places to stay May 30 — Jun 1:
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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Chapel of the Transfiguration ©
Chapel of the Transfiguration
Glacier View Turnout ©
Glacier View Turnout

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Great Smoky Mountains National Park ©
Great Smoky Mountains National Park contains some of the highest mountains east of the Mississippi River, but it's the ease of access that makes this national park the United States' most visited.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Cades Cove, thenstroll around Metcalf Bottoms Picnic Area, and then get outside with The Sinks. Keep things going the next day: stroll around Chimneys Picnic Area, admire the sheer force of Laurel Falls, and then trek along Grotto Falls Parking.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park itinerary builder.

You can fly from Grand Teton National Park to Great Smoky Mountains National Park in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in June, expect nights in Great Smoky Mountains National Park to be much hotter, around °F, while days are a bit warmer, around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Mammoth Cave National Park.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Find places to stay Jun 1 — 3:
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Cades Cove ©
Cades Cove
Chimneys Picnic Area ©
Chimneys Picnic Area
Grotto Falls Parking ©
Grotto Falls Parking

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Mammoth Cave National Park

Mammoth Cave National Park ©
Mammoth Caves National Park is the longest cave system in the world so far discovered.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): explore the fascinating underground world of Diamond Caverns, hike along Fat Man's Misery, and then trek along Tall Man's Misery.

For photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Mammoth Cave National Park trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Mammoth Cave National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Mammoth Cave National Park. June in Mammoth Cave National Park sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. On the 5th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Mesa Verde National Park.

Things to do in Mammoth Cave National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Diamond Caverns
Find places to stay Jun 3 — 5:
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Tall Man's Misery ©
Tall Man's Misery
Fat Man's Misery ©
Fat Man's Misery
Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave

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Mesa Verde National Park

Mesa Verde National Park ©
Whereas most national parks are primarily devoted to showcasing unique and special landscapes, Mesa Verde National Park focuses on ancient human habitation.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Spruce Tree House, steep yourself in history at Balcony House, thendelve into the distant past at Cliff Palace, and finally explore the ancient world of Far View Sites. On your second day here, stroll through Nordenskiold #16 Trail and then delve into the distant past at Long House.

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

Traveling by flight from Mammoth Cave National Park to Mesa Verde National Park takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Mammoth Cave National Park to Mesa Verde National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Mammoth Cave National Park in June, Mesa Verde National Park is little chillier at night with lows of °F. On the 7th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Mesa Verde National Park

Historic Sites Outdoors Trails
Find places to stay Jun 5 — 7:
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Long House ©
Long House
Cliff Palace ©
Cliff Palace
Balcony House ©
Balcony House

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Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
On the 8th (Mon), take a peaceful walk through Tall Trees Grove and then explore the striking landscape of Redwood National Park.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Redwood National Park trip maker website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mesa Verde National Park to Redwood National Park. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Mesa Verde National Park in June, plan for much colder days in Redwood National Park, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. On the 9th (Tue), you're off to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 7 — 9:
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Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park
Tall Trees Grove ©
Tall Trees Grove

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Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park ©
Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
On the 10th (Wed), admire the verdant scenery at Many Parks Curve Overlook and then hike along Emerald Lake Trail.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Rocky Mountain National Park trip builder.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Redwood National Park to Rocky Mountain National Park. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Redwood National Park to Rocky Mountain National Park due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Redwood National Park in June, plan for warmer days and about the same nights in Rocky Mountain National Park: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Find places to stay Jun 9 — 10:
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Emerald Lake Trail ©
Emerald Lake Trail
Many Parks Curve Overlook ©
Many Parks Curve Overlook

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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.
Attractions like Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Artists’ Paintpots make great kid-friendly stops. There's lots more to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, take in the dramatic scenery at Gibbon Falls, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Roaring Mountain, and take in the dramatic natural features at Blue Star Spring.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Rocky Mountain National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 11 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car, train, taxi, and bus. In June, Yellowstone National Park is much colder than Rocky Mountain National Park - with highs of °F and lows of °F. On the 13th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 10 — 13:
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Porcelain Basin ©
Porcelain Basin
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

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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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Glacier Point and Yosemite, Tunnel View. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, make a trip to Yosemite Village, trek along Panorama Trail, and admire all the interesting features of Tioga Pass.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip maker.

Fly from Yellowstone National Park to Yosemite National Park in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, shuttle, and train; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Yosemite National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, expect Yosemite National Park to be somewhat warmer, temps between °F and °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 13 — 16:
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): hike along Angel's Landing and then explore the striking landscape of Zion National Park.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Zion National Park online trip itinerary builder.

You can do a combination of bus and taxi from Yosemite National Park to Zion National Park in 20 hours. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, things will get a bit warmer in Zion National Park: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 16 — 18:
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Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

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