10 days in Western US Itinerary

10 days in Western US Itinerary

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10 days in Western US Itinerary

Start: Lexington
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  9​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
5
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Lexington

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens and then ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains.

Make your Las Vegas itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Lexington to Las Vegas is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Lexington to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. In July, Las Vegas is somewhat warmer than Lexington - with highs of 104°F and lows of 81°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

1
night
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 12th (Fri), trek along Tuolumne Meadows, hike along Panorama Trail, and then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, take in the dramatic natural features at Taft Point, then take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, then take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planning app .

Drive from Las Vegas to Yosemite National Park in 9 hours. Traveling from Las Vegas in July, expect Yosemite National Park to be much colder, temps between 83°F and 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Taft Point ©
Taft Point

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): admire all the interesting features of AT&T Park, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and finally snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge. On the 15th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Park, make a trip to Lombard Street, then examine the collection at Musee Mecanique, and finally browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco vacation maker site .

Drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 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 July, you will find days in San Francisco are slightly colder (73°F), and nights are a bit warmer (57°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, then shop like a local with Chihuly Garden and Glass, then wander the streets of Pike Place Market, and finally examine the collection at The Museum of Flight.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Seattle trip planner .

You can fly from San Francisco to Seattle in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in July, you will find days in Seattle are somewhat warmer (79°F), and nights are about the same (60°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

2
nights
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.
On the 17th (Wed), take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, then trek along Artist Point, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Yellowstone National Park.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park by combination of flight and car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park is 1 hour. While traveling from Seattle, expect little chillier days and cooler nights in Yellowstone National Park, ranging from highs of 73°F to lows of 39°F. On the 19th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

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