11 days in Western US Itinerary

11 days in Western US Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western US journey maker
Make it your trip
Fly
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Seattle
— 1 night
Fly
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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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Grand Teton National Park
— 1 night
Fly
4
San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive
5
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive to Fresno Yosemite International Airport, Fly to Las Vegas
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Las Vegas
— 1 night
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Seattle — 1 night

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 1st (Fri): examine the collection at The Museum of Flight and then get in on the family fun at Seattle Great Wheel. On the 2nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Museum of History & Industry, browse the exhibits of Chihuly Garden and Glass, then enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Pike Place Market.

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

Istanbul, Turkey to Seattle is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Traveling from Istanbul to Seattle, you'll gain 11 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Istanbul in July, expect Seattle to be a bit cooler, temps between 30°C and 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can fly to Yellowstone National Park.
Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Theme Parks

Yellowstone National Park — 3 nights

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 sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, stroll through Mount Washburn, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, and explore the activities along Morning Glory Pool.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park trip maker app.

Fly from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. Traveling from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Seattle in July, plan for a bit cooler days and colder nights in Yellowstone National Park: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Teton National Park.
Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Grand Teton National Park — 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Teton.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Grand Teton National Park trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Grand Teton National Park: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to fly to San Francisco.
Wildlife · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip

San Francisco — 1 night

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, then contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and finally don't miss a visit to Lombard Street.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco travel route planning app.

Traveling by flight from Grand Teton National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Teton National Park to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Grand Teton National Park in July, plan for slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.
Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Yosemite National Park — 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): take some stellar pictures from Valley View, take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, then stroll through Nature Center at Happy Isles, and finally admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sat): get great views at Half Dome.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 4 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in July: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.
Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Las Vegas — 1 night

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
On the 10th (Sun), take a stroll through The Strip, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas visit app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas. In July, Las Vegas is much warmer than Yosemite National Park - with highs of 47°C and lows of 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to fly back home.
Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Parks