10 days in Western US Itinerary

10 days in Western US Itinerary

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10 days in Western US Itinerary

Start: Syracuse
bus + Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
3
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
5
Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  9​h
End: Syracuse

1
night
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 3rd (Thu): examine the collection at The Mob Museum.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas road trip app .

Syracuse to Las Vegas is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Syracuse in January, expect Las Vegas to be much hotter, temps between 59°F and 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

1
night
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 5th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Grand Canyon National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sun): explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Maricopa Point, then get great views at Pima Point, and finally get great views at Pipe Creek Vista.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect a bit cooler days and colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 44°F to lows of 15°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Pima Point ©
Pima Point
Maricopa Point ©
Maricopa Point

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, then take in nature's colorful creations at The Japanese Garden, then put a fun spin on your tour with Fantastic Race, and finally admire the striking features of Bradbury Building.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip app .

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in January, expect Los Angeles to be much hotter, temps between 70°F and 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
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Fantastic Race ©
Fantastic Race
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 9th (Wed), make a trip to Washington Square, take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and finally take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, then engage your brain at Exploratorium, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read San Francisco sightseeing planning site .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and subway; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in January, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 46°F, while days are slightly colder, around 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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night
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 11th (Fri): witness a stunning natural landmark at Lone Star Geyser and then take in the natural beauty of Beehive Geyser.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park travel route planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, flight, and car; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In January, Yellowstone National Park is colder than San Francisco - with highs of 23°F and lows of 1°F. On the 12th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Beehive Geyser ©
Beehive Geyser
Lone Star Geyser ©
Lone Star Geyser

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