11 days in Western US Itinerary

11 days in Western US Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas
— 1 night
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

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: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, examine the collection at Musee Mecanique, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, and go for a walk through Fisherman's Wharf.

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Mobile to San Francisco is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Mobile to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. In July, San Francisco is little chillier than Mobile - with highs of 73°F and lows of 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · 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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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 9th (Fri), take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, make a trip to Yosemite Village, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Half Dome.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by combination of flight and bus takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in July: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 83°F, while lows dip to 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can catch the bus to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Half Dome ©
Half Dome
Yosemite Village ©
Yosemite Village

1
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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©

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): get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas road trip planning site.

Traveling by bus from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas takes 17.5 hours. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, with highs in Las Vegas at 104°F and lows at 81°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip
Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens ©

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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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): stroll through Bright Angel Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along South Kaibab Trail, trot along with Canyon Trail Rides, then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, and finally take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park travel route planner.

Getting from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in July: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 84°F and lows are around 52°F. On the 14th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

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