10 days in Western US Itinerary

10 days in Western US Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western US sightseeing planner

Make it your trip
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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Fly
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San Francisco
— 1 night
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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Las Vegas
— 1 night
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Yellowstone National Park

— 4 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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, explore the activities along Yellowstone Lake, head outdoors with Morning Glory Pool, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

Detroit to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. When traveling from Detroit in July, plan for a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Yellowstone National Park: temperatures range from 73°F by day to 39°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

San Francisco

— 1 night

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 7th (Wed), head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and then make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco day trip tool.

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of car, bus, train, and subway. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in San Francisco, with lows of 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Neighborhoods

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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tuolumne Meadows, get great views at Half Dome, and make a trip to Yosemite Village.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park online driving holiday planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 4 hours. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 83°F, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Las Vegas

— 1 night

Sin City

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 (Sun): buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian Resort, ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

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Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in July: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 104°F and lows are around 81°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping · Parks