11 days in Western US Itinerary

11 days in Western US Itinerary

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Fly
1
Jackson Hole
— 1 day
Drive
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Grand Teton National Park
— 1 night
Fly
4
San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive
5
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
6
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive
7
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Bus to Flagstaff Amtrak, Fly to Denver
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Estes Park
— 1 night
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Jackson Hole

The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
On the 2nd (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Ana's Grand Excursions and then cast your line with Jackson Hole Fly Fishing School.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Jackson Hole trip planner.

New York City to Jackson Hole is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. When traveling from New York City in June, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in Jackson Hole: temperatures range from 72°F by day to 39°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
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2
nights
Yellowstone National Park

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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Washburn and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. Keep things going the next day: witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, then hike along Observation Point Trail, and finally take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park travel route planning website.

You can drive from Jackson Hole to Yellowstone National Park in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Jackson Hole in June, expect Yellowstone National Park to be a bit cooler, temps between 66°F and 34°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Trails

1
night
Grand Teton National Park

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 5th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Teton.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Teton National Park trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, expect nights in Grand Teton National Park to be about the same, around 39°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Wildlife · Nature · Parks
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1
night
San Francisco

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and then contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco day trip planner.

Getting from Grand Teton National Park to San Francisco by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park to San Francisco, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in June, plan for somewhat warmer nights in San Francisco, with lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Neighborhoods

3
nights
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.
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, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, get a dose of the wild on YExplore Yosemite Adventures - Day Tours, and trek along Four Mile Trail.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park tour itinerary planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 4 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in June: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 79°F, while lows dip to 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

1
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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.
On the 10th (Thu), get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, then 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, read Las Vegas day trip planning app.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In June, Las Vegas is much warmer than Yosemite National Park - with highs of 103°F and lows of 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks

1
night
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.
On the 11th (Fri), take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park driving holiday planning app.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect little chillier days and colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 85°F to lows of 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Estes Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Nature · Parks
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1
night
Estes Park

More than just a convenient resting place for travelers on their way to the national park encompassing the Front Range of the Rockies, Estes Park is a popular place to visit in its own right.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): take in the exciting artwork at Aspen and Evergreen Gallery.

To find ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Estes Park day trip planning site.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Estes Park in 9.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Estes Park, with lows of 54°F. On the 12th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Estes Park

Museums · Shopping
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