12 days in Western US Itinerary

12 days in Western US Itinerary

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12 days in Western US Itinerary

Start: Pescara
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  28​h
1
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Grand Teton National Park
— 1 night
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  4​h 45​min
3
Anaheim
— 1 night
+3
bus + foot + Fly + Drive:  5​h
4
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  20​h
End: Pescara

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Lamar Valley and Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone will appeal to history buffs. Next up on the itinerary: witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, take a memorable drive along Grand Loop Road, and stroll through Artist Point.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park online visit planner .

Pescara, Italy to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 28-hour flight. Traveling from Pescara to Yellowstone National Park, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Pescara, expect little chillier days and cooler nights in Yellowstone National Park, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

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Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©
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 24th (Wed): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grand Teton.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Grand Teton National Park trip maker app .

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 3 hours. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Grand Teton National Park, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Anaheim.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

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Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Anaheim trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Grand Teton National Park to Anaheim in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, shuttle, flight, and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Grand Teton National Park in July: highs in Anaheim hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park

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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 26th (Fri), take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, then take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point. On the next day, explore and take pictures at Tioga Pass and then hike along Tuolumne Meadows.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park tour builder .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and car from Anaheim to Yosemite National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. Expect colder evenings in Yosemite National Park when traveling from Anaheim in July, with lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get some historical perspective at Golden Gate Bridge and Fisherman's Wharf. There's much more to do: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, take a stroll through Chinatown, don't miss a visit to Coit Tower, and hunt for treasures at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our San Francisco trip planner .

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, expect nights in San Francisco to be a bit warmer, around 16°C, while days are slightly colder, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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