15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States holiday planner
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Fly
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Gatlinburg
— 1 night
Fly to Grand Junction, Drive to Moab
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Moab
— 2 nights
Fly to Flagstaff, Bus to Grand Canyon National Park
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Bus to Reno, Fly to Yellowstone National Park
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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Fly
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Custer
— 2 nights
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Gatlinburg — 1 night

The Gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Noah Bud Ogle Cabin, then look for all kinds of wild species at Roaring Fork, and then hike along Rainbow Falls Trail.

For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Gatlinburg trip site.

Washington DC to Gatlinburg is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. In June, daytime highs in Gatlinburg are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Moab.
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Moab — 2 nights

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): take a memorable tour with Tours and then immerse yourself in nature at Dead Horse Point State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape at Double Arch, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Delicate Arch, then scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and finally let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Moab online journey planner.

Getting from Gatlinburg to Moab by combination of flight and car takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car, bus, subway, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Gatlinburg to Moab. Traveling from Gatlinburg in June, you will find days in Moab are somewhat warmer (95°F), and nights are slightly colder (61°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.
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Grand Canyon National Park — 3 nights

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 17th (Wed), trek along North Kaibab Trail, hike along South Kaibab Trail, and then cruise along Point Imperial Drive. On the 18th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get great views at Mather Point, hike along Rim Trail, and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park day trip tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Moab to Grand Canyon National Park takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Moab in June, with highs in Grand Canyon National Park at 85°F and lows at 42°F. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Yosemite National Park.
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Yosemite National Park — 3 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nevada Falls Loop, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, then explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, and finally hike along Four Mile Trail. On the 21st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, take in the dramatic natural features at Taft Point, trek along Panorama Trail, then take some stellar pictures from Valley View, and finally admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 79°F by day to 43°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.
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Yellowstone National Park — 3 nights

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Upper Geyser Basin and Mud Volcano. Visiting Old Faithful and Grand Prismatic Spring will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: hike along Osprey Falls Trail, explore the activities along Lehardy's Rapids, tour the pleasant surroundings at Inspiration Point, and take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, shuttle, and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. In June, Yellowstone National Park is slightly colder than Yosemite National Park - with highs of 66°F and lows of 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Custer.
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Custer — 2 nights

Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
On the 26th (Fri), explore the activities along Sylvan Lake, then take in the dramatic natural features at Needles Eye Tunnel, then take a memorable drive along Iron Mountain Road, and finally cruise along Wildlife Loop Road.

To see other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Custer trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Yellowstone National Park to Custer takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Custer: highs are around 73°F and lows about 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sat) to allow time for the flight back home.
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United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.
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