10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Madrid
Fly + Drive:  21​h
1
Monument Valley
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  7​h 45​min
4
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
5
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Madrid

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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. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, then explore the striking landscape at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, and then see the interesting displays at Goulding’s Trading Post Museum..

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Monument Valley trip maker .

Madrid, Spain to Monument Valley is an approximately 21-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 8 hours. Traveling from Madrid in August, things will get little chillier in Monument Valley: highs are around 36°C and lows about 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Monument Valley

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Photography Tours
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Goulding’s Trading Post Museum. ©
Goulding’s Trading Post Museum.

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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 24th (Sat), take some stellar pictures from Lipan Point, then get great views at Hopi Point, and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park travel itinerary planner .

Drive from Monument Valley to Grand Canyon National Park in 3.5 hours. In August, Grand Canyon National Park is a bit cooler than Monument Valley - with highs of 31°C and lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Nature Parks
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Lipan Point ©
Lipan Point
Hopi Point ©
Hopi Point

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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 25th (Sun): don't miss a visit to The Strip, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

To find maps and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas journey maker 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. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, Las Vegas is warmer than Grand Canyon National Park - with highs of 45°C and lows of 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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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 26th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village, then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, then take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, and finally take some stellar pictures from Tunnel View. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along Panorama Trail and then hike along Tuolumne Meadows.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Las Vegas to Yosemite National Park takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in August, with highs in Yosemite National Park at 32°C and lows at 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 28th (Wed), snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island. Keep things going the next day: hunt for treasures at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, then take a stroll through Chinatown, then make a trip to Lombard Street, and finally stroll around Golden Gate Park.

To find traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip planner .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, expect nights in San Francisco to be a bit warmer, around 17°C, while days are slightly colder, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): explore and take pictures at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, then take a stroll through Pike Place Market, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Seattle trip itinerary website .

You can fly from San Francisco to Seattle in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in August, you will find days in Seattle are a bit warmer (31°C), and nights are about the same (19°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Neighborhoods Nature
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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