8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 day
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Salt Lake City
— 1 day
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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
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Death Valley National Park
— 2 nights

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser and then take in the natural beauty of West Thumb Geyser Basin. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Lehardy's Rapids and then contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park travel route app.

New York City to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from New York City in February, expect nights in Yellowstone National Park to be colder, around 4°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 28°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
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Yellowstone Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake
West Thumb Geyser Basin ©
West Thumb Geyser Basin
Castle Geyser ©
Castle Geyser

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): don't miss a visit to Grand Canyon Railway Depot and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park tour itinerary maker app.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in February, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be somewhat warmer, around 18°F, while days are much warmer, around 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can drive to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Grand Canyon Railway Depot ©
Grand Canyon Railway Depot

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at SeaQuest Utah and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Square.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Salt Lake City trip builder app.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Salt Lake City in 8.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in February, plan for a bit warmer nights in Salt Lake City, with lows around 31°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

SeaQuest Utah
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Temple Square ©
Temple Square
SeaQuest Utah ©
SeaQuest Utah

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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.
On the 5th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Badger Pass Ski Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Washburn Point, then make a trip to Yosemite Village, and then take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Salt Lake City to Yosemite National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Salt Lake City in February since evenings lows in Yosemite National Park dip to 18°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can catch the bus to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors
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Badger Pass Ski Area ©
Badger Pass Ski Area
El Capitan ©
El Capitan
Yosemite Village ©
Yosemite Village

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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 7th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Zabriskie Point, contemplate the waterfront views at Badwater Basin, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Artists Palette.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Death Valley National Park route planner.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Death Valley National Park by bus takes about 6 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Yosemite National Park in February, with highs in Death Valley National Park at 63°F and lows at 37°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Feb 6 — 8:
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Badwater Basin ©
Badwater Basin
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Artists Palette ©
Artists Palette

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