11 days in Western US Itinerary

11 days in Western US Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western US tour builder

Make it your trip
Fly to Jackson Hole Airport, Drive to Grand Teton National Park
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Grand Teton National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Fly
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive to Fresno Yosemite International Airport, Fly to Washington Dulles International Airport

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Grand Teton National Park

— 1 night

Mountains of the Imagination

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 19th (Thu): hike along Menor's Ferry Historical Trail and then admire all the interesting features of 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive. Keep things going the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Grand Teton.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Teton National Park trip itinerary tool.

Washington to Grand Teton National Park is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Washington to Grand Teton National Park, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Washington in August, plan for little chillier days in Grand Teton National Park, with highs around 78°F, while nights are colder with lows around 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Yellowstone National Park

— 3 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, take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, identify plant and animal life at Hayden Valley, and take some stellar pictures from Lookout Point.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in August, things will get slightly colder in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 70°F and lows about 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

San Francisco

— 3 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, engage your brain at Exploratorium, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, and enjoy breathtaking views from Coit Tower.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco online road trip planner.

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car, bus, train, and subway. The time zone difference when traveling from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco is minus 1 hour. Expect warmer evenings in San Francisco when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, with lows around 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

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.
On the 27th (Fri), take in the dramatic natural features at Taft Point, then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, then take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, and finally admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall. Here are some ideas for day two: cruise along Tioga Pass, make a trip to Olmsted Point, and then hike along Tuolumne Meadows.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip planner.

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in August, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are somewhat warmer (81°F), and nights are little chillier (43°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails