22 days in Western US Itinerary

22 days in Western US Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States travel planner

You are viewing a shared plan.  Customize plan

Route & dates

22 days in Western US Itinerary

Montreal
Fly:  8​h 45​min
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  12​h 15​min
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
San Francisco
— 4 nights
subway + Fly:  4​h
Seattle
— 2 nights
+2
bus + train + Fly:  9​h 45​min
Montreal

4
days
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Getty Center and Santa Monica Pier. Escape the urban bustle at Topanga State Park and Will Rogers State Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim (about 30 minutes away). There's still lots to do: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, appreciate the extensive heritage of Venice Canals Walkway, and don't miss a visit to Stahl House.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles travel planner.

Montreal, Canada to Los Angeles is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Montreal to Los Angeles is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Montreal in April, you will find days in Los Angeles are much hotter (28°C), and nights are a bit warmer (15°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Parks, #Museums, #Theme Parks

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Topanga State Park ©
Topanga State Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

2
days
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 11th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through The Strip, admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, and then get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip planning site .

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. In April in Las Vegas, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

3
days
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.
Visiting Grand Canyon South Rim and Rim Trail will get you outdoors. On the 16th (Mon), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. And it doesn't end there: trek along South Kaibab Trail, get great views at Yaki Point, and steep yourself in history at Hermit's Rest.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park. When traveling from Las Vegas in April, plan for little chillier days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 19°C, while nights are cooler with lows around -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

#Parks, #Trails, #Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

4
days
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Glacier Point and May Lake Trailhead. There's much more to do: explore the activities along Gaylor Lake, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bridalveil Fall, trek along Merced Grove, and stroll through Wawona Meadow.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park online vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 12.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park due to the time zone difference. In April, daily temperatures in Yosemite National Park can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to -2°C. On the 21st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

#Parks, #Trails, #Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Bridalveil Fall ©
Bridalveil Fall

3
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks. Get some cultural insight at Fisherman's Wharf and Exploratorium. There's lots more to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, wander the streets of Union Square, and stroll through Golden Gate Park.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read San Francisco vacation builder app .

Drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in April, you will find days in San Francisco are a bit warmer (22°C), and nights are much hotter (12°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Neighborhoods, #Parks, #Nature
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

2
days
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 25th (Wed): view the masterpieces at Glasshouse Studio, then make a trip to Space Needle, and then take a stroll through Pike Place Market. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum, then browse the range of quality goods at Nordstrom, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Seattle journey planner.

You can do a combination of subway and flight from San Francisco to Seattle in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from San Francisco in April, with highs in Seattle at 19°C and lows at 9°C. You will leave for home on the 27th (Fri).

Things to do in Seattle

#Museums, #Shopping, #Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

Similar Plans

52 days in Western US BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 27 days in Western US BY A USER FROM DENMARK July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 24 days in Western US BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 21 days in Western US BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, teens, kids, outdoors, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, teens, kids, outdoors, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 60 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 21 days in Western US BY A USER FROM SWITZERLAND July, teens, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 35 days in Western US BY A USER FROM DENMARK June, teens, popular PREFERENCES: June, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 23 days in Western US BY A USER FROM HUNGARY June, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 60 days in Western US BY A USER FROM LATVIA August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 29 days in Western US BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS May, culture, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 30 days in Western US BY A USER FROM INDIA June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 21 days in Western US BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans