10 days in Western US Itinerary

10 days in Western US Itinerary

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10 days in Western US Itinerary

Start: Sault Ste. Marie
Fly:  8​h
1
Grand Teton National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
4
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
+3
Drive + Fly + Foot + Bus:  5​h
5
Anaheim
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Sault Ste. Marie

1
night
Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©
The peaks of Grand Teton National Park aren't the highest in the world, but they sit atop what might be nature's archetypes for mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Glacier View Turnout.

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

Sault Ste. Marie to Grand Teton National Park is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Sault Ste. Marie to Grand Teton National Park. Expect slightly colder evenings in Grand Teton National Park when traveling from Sault Ste. Marie in September, with lows around 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail
Glacier View Turnout ©
Glacier View Turnout

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, then trek along Artist Point, and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lake Butte Overlook and then explore the striking landscape of Mount Washburn.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park trip planning tool .

You can drive from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 1.5 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Grand Teton National Park in September: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 60°F and lows are around 33°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip planner.

Do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, expect nights in San Francisco to be warmer, around 58°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 76°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

2
nights
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 25th (Wed), get great views at Washburn Point, then explore the striking landscape at Taft Point, then explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, and finally explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along Panorama Trail and then stroll through Tuolumne Meadows.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Yosemite National Park travel planner .

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be much colder in Yosemite National Park, with lows of 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Anaheim.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail

1
night
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): discover the magic at Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT!, then get your game on at Flightdeck Flight Simulation Center, and then find something for the whole family at Disneyland Park.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Anaheim travel route builder app .

Traveling by combination of car, flight, and bus from Yosemite National Park to Anaheim takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in September: highs in Anaheim hover around 88°F, while lows dip to 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Flightdeck Flight Simulation Center ©

2
nights
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 28th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally have some family-friendly fun at The Roller Coaster.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas online trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Anaheim to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or fly. In September in Las Vegas, expect temperatures between 93°F during the day and 71°F at night. On the 29th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Roller Coaster ©
The Roller Coaster

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