12 days in Western US Itinerary

12 days in Western US Itinerary

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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
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Grand Teton National Park
— 1 night
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights

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Yellowstone National Park

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 breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, and admire the sheer force of Mystic Falls Trail.

To see traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary builder app.

Durham to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Durham to Yellowstone National Park is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Durham in September, expect Yellowstone National Park to be cooler, temps between 60°F and 33°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your trip
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Geologic Formation
Lower Geyser Basin
4.7

1
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Grand Teton National Park

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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grand Teton.

For ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Grand Teton National Park vacation planner.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Grand Teton National Park, with highs around 55°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 28°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Nature · Wildlife · Parks
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Grand Teton
4.9

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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.
On the 4th (Sun), step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, and then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge. On the 5th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden and then walk around Golden Gate Park.

Start your trip to San Francisco by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by flight from Grand Teton National Park to San Francisco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in October, you will find days in San Francisco are somewhat warmer (73°F), and nights are much hotter (56°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Alcatraz Island
4.7
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Pier / Boardwalk
Fisherman's Wharf
3.4

4
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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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Half Dome, cruise along Tioga Pass, don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village, and hike along Panorama Trail.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 4 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in October, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be much colder, around 28°F, while days are little chillier, around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Glacier Point
4.9
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Geologic Formation
Half Dome
4.9
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Hiking Trail
Tuolumne Meadows
4.7

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