11 days in Western US Itinerary

11 days in Western US Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western US trip builder

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Fly
1
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
2
Grand Teton National Park
— 1 night
Fly to Reno, Bus to Yosemite National Park
3
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
4
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly

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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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Washburn, take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, get to know the fascinating history of Uncle Tom's Trail, and head outdoors with Morning Glory Pool.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park route maker website.

Indianapolis to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Indianapolis to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Indianapolis, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Yellowstone National Park, ranging from highs of 73°F to lows of 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

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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.
On the 12th (Mon), take in the awesome beauty at Grand Teton.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Teton National Park trip app.

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 79°F by day to 44°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Nature · Parks · Wildlife
Highlights from your trip

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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: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tuolumne Meadows, take some stellar pictures from Half Dome, and don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point.

To find more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Grand Teton National Park to Yosemite National Park by combination of flight and bus takes about 9 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In July, daily temperatures in Yosemite National Park can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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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 16th (Fri): browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, then take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, and finally go for a walk through Lombard Street.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco road trip planning tool.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by car takes about 4 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, plan for a bit cooler days and somewhat warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 73°F by day to 57°F at night. On the 17th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Neighborhoods