45 days in United States Itinerary

45 days in United States Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
2
Zion National Park
— 3 nights
3
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
4
Monument Valley
— 3 nights
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
6
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
7
Canyonlands National Park
— 3 nights
8
Moab
— 3 nights
9
Rock Springs
— 3 nights
10
Jackson Hole
— 3 nights
11
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
12
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
13
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
14
San Francisco
— 4 nights
15
Jackson Hole
— 3 nights

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): discover the magic at Disneyland Park, thenget up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory. On the 2nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, thentake in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, thensee the interesting displays at The Getty Center, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles tour planner.

Barcelona, Spain to Los Angeles is an approximately 16-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Barcelona to Los Angeles. Traveling from Barcelona in April, you will find days in Los Angeles are somewhat warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Disneyland Park, Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

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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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): stroll through The Narrows, explore and take pictures at Zion Shuttle, and then explore the striking landscape of Zion National Park. On the 4th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Parowan Gap Petroglyphs, admire the sheer force of Emerald Pools, and then explore the stunning scenery at Zion's Main Canyon.

Planning Zion National Park trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Zion National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in Zion National Park when traveling from Los Angeles in May, with lows around °C. On the 5th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Parowan Gap Petroglyphs
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The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): take in panoramic vistas at Stratosphere Tower and then identify plant and animal life at Spring Mountains Visitor Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Spring Mountains National Recreational Area, explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, thendon't miss a visit to Paris Las Vegas, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, and finally don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip planner.

Getting from Zion National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Zion National Park in May, expect nights in Las Vegas to be warmer, around °C, while days are a bit warmer, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Spring Mountains National Recreational Area, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Spring Mountains Visitor Center
Find places to stay May 5 — 7:
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Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Lake Mead National Recreation Area ©
Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Escape Adventures ©
Escape Adventures

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Monument Valley

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. You've now added Antelope Canyon to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, thentake in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon, thenidentify plant and animal life at Hite Marina, and finally take a memorable drive along Moki Dugway. On the 9th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Navajo Jewelry and Design, thenexplore the striking landscape of Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, and then see Off-Road Tours.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Monument Valley trip maker.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Las Vegas to Monument Valley takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in May, you will find days in Monument Valley are slightly colder (°C), and nights are colder (°C). You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Sun) before leaving for Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Utah, Antelope Canyon, Hite Marina
Find places to stay May 7 — 10:
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Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
Off-Road Tours

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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 10th (Sun), take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim and then explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through South Kaibab Trail, take some stellar pictures from Pipe Creek Vista, thenenjoy breathtaking views from Desert View Watchtower, and finally hike along Bright Angel Trail.

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Traveling by combination of car and flight from Monument Valley to Grand Canyon National Park takes 5.5 hours. In May, Grand Canyon National Park is slightly colder than Monument Valley - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
Find places to stay May 10 — 13:
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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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.
Get in touch with nature at Rim Trail and Fairyland Loop Trail. And it doesn't end there: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Peek-A-Boo Loop, hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, look for all kinds of wild species at Bryce Amphitheatre, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Sunset Point.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Bryce Canyon National Park vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park in 5.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, expect nights in Bryce Canyon National Park to be about the same, around °C, while days are slightly colder, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Canyonlands National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors 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

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Canyonlands National Park

Canyonlands National Park ©
Canyonlands National Park features myriad canyons and buttes that the Colorado River, Green River, and their tributaries have carved over millions of years in hues of red and orange.
Visiting Island in the Sky and Murphy Point Trail will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Mesa Arch, trek along Confluence Overlook Trail, stroll through White Rim Trail, and get great views at Grand View Point Overlook.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Canyonlands National Park road trip planning website.

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Canyonlands National Park in 5.5 hours. In May, Canyonlands National Park is somewhat warmer than Bryce Canyon National Park - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can go by car to Moab.

Things to do in Canyonlands National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Mesa Arch ©
Mesa Arch
The Maze ©
The Maze
Shafer Canyon Overlook ©
Shafer Canyon Overlook

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Moab

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Step out of the city life by going to Arches National Park and Canyonlands National Park. Go for a jaunt from Moab to Arches National Park to see Turret Arch about 30 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: see Off-Road Tours, stroll through Hidden Valley Trail, stop by Gearheads Outdoor Store, and grab your bike and head to Bike Fiend.

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Moab attractions planner.

You can drive from Canyonlands National Park to Moab in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. On the 22nd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Rock Springs.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Arches National Park
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Off-Road Tours
Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Canyonlands National Park ©
Canyonlands National Park

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Rock Springs

Rock Springs ©
Rock Springs is a city in Sweetwater County, Wyoming, United States. Take a break from the city and head to Flaming Gorge - Uintas National Scenic Byway and Pilot Butte Wild Horse Scenic Loop. Change things up with these side-trips from Rock Springs: Fort Bridger State Historic Site (in Fort Bridger), Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area (in Manila) and Seedskadee National Wildlife Refuge (in Green River). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at City of Rock Springs Museum, stroll around Expedition Island Park, and get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum - Western Wyoming Community College.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Rock Springs travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Moab to Rock Springs takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In May, Rock Springs is little chillier than Moab - with highs of °C and lows of °C. On the 25th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Rock Springs

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Green River, Fort Bridger State Historic Site, Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area
Find places to stay May 22 — 25:
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Flaming Gorge - Uintas National Scenic Byway ©
Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area ©
Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area
Seedskadee National Wildlife Refuge ©
Seedskadee National Wildlife Refuge

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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.
Visiting Grand Teton and Teton Point Turnout will get you outdoors. Explore Jackson Hole's surroundings by going to Snake River Bridge (in Moose), Grand Targhee Ski Resort (in Alta) and Grand Teton National Park (Elk Ranch Flats Turnout, Grand Teton National Park, Cathedral Group, &more). There's still lots to do: hit the slopes at Rendezvous Mountain, stop by Lee's Tees, explore the world behind art at National Museum of Wildlife Art, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Four Seasons Resort.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Jackson Hole journey planner.

You can drive from Rock Springs to Jackson Hole in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Rock Springs in May, Jackson Hole is a bit cooler at night with lows of °C. On the 28th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Grand Teton National Park, Grand Targhee Ski Resort
Find places to stay May 25 — 28:
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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Grand Targhee Ski Resort ©
Grand Targhee Ski Resort
Rendezvous Mountain ©
Rendezvous Mountain

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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Elephant Back Mountain and Mount Washburn. Take a break from Yellowstone National Park with a short trip to Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center in West Yellowstone, about 5h 15 min away. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Lamar Valley, explore the striking landscape at Natural Bridge Trail, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, and take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Yellowstone National Park fast, fun, and easy.

Getting from Jackson Hole to Yellowstone National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Jackson Hole in May; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach °C and lows reach °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
Find places to stay May 28 — 31:
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley

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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.
On the 1st (Mon), stroll through Moro Rock, delve into the lush surroundings at Giant Forest, cruise along Generals Hwy, thenstroll through Grant Grove, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Kings Canyon National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through General Grant Tree Trail, thenhike along Big Baldy, and then hike along Congress Trail.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Yellowstone National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and shuttle; or do a combination of car, bus, shuttle, and train. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In June, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park is much hotter than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to catch the bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Giant Forest ©
Giant Forest
Moro Rock ©
Moro Rock
Congress Trail ©
Congress Trail

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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area and Bridalveil Fall. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Half Dome, take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, trek along North Dome, and get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip itinerary maker website.

You can take a bus from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park in 8.5 hours. In June, Yosemite National Park is slightly colder than Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Half Dome ©
Half Dome
Bridalveil Fall ©
Bridalveil Fall

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get in touch with nature at Alcatraz Island and Dolphin & Whale Watching. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Francisco: Safari West (in Santa Rosa) and Armstrong Redwood State Reserve (in Guerneville). And it doesn't end there: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, admire the natural beauty at Conservatory of Flowers, look for all kinds of wild species at Marin Headlands, and see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco itinerary maker.

Fly from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect slightly colder days and a bit warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in San Francisco

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, Steep Ravine Environmental Campground, Safari West, Marin Headlands, Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Safari West ©
Safari West

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Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole ©
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Glacier View Turnout, look for all kinds of wild species at Laurance Rockefeller Preserve, explore the activities along Jenny Lake, thendelve into the lush surroundings at Bridger Teton National Forest, thenmake a trip to Oxbow Bend, and finally get great views at Snake River Overlook. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get outside with Bridger Gondola, identify plant and animal life at Teton Raptor Center, take in the exciting artwork at Made, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Antelope Flats, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Granite Hot Springs.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Jackson Hole day trip tool.

Fly from San Francisco to Jackson Hole in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from San Francisco in June, plan for a bit cooler nights in Jackson Hole, with lows around °C. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Grand Teton National Park, Bridger Teton National Forest
Find places to stay Jun 9 — 12:
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Oxbow Bend ©
Oxbow Bend
String Lake ©
String Lake
Laurance Rockefeller Preserve ©
Laurance Rockefeller Preserve

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