13 days in Western US Itinerary

13 days in Western US Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western US trip planner
Make it your trip
Fly
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Grand Teton National Park
— 1 day
Drive
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Fly
3
Seattle
— 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
— 3 nights
Bus to Flagstaff Amtrak, Fly to Detroit

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Grand Teton National Park — 1 day

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 10th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Grand Teton.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Grand Teton National Park trip maker tool.

Detroit to Grand Teton National Park is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Detroit to Grand Teton National Park due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Detroit in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Grand Teton National Park, with highs around 72°F, while nights are colder with lows around 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to drive to Yellowstone National Park.
Wildlife · Parks · Nature
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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: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, witness a stunning natural landmark at Beehive Geyser, explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Washburn.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary website.

Getting from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in June, things will get little chillier in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 66°F and lows about 34°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Seattle.
Parks · Nature · Wildlife

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 14th (Tue): wander the streets of Pike Place Market, don't miss a visit to Space Needle, then take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally find something for the whole family at Seattle Great Wheel.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Seattle trip planner.

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Seattle: temperatures range from 74°F by day to 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to fly to San Francisco.
Shopping · Neighborhoods · Museums · Theme Parks

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 15th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, then contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and finally go for a walk through Lombard Street.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Seattle to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.
Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Yosemite National Park — 3 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.
On the 17th (Fri), spend a scenic day exploring the area around Half Dome. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, get great views at Valley View, stroll through Nature Center at Happy Isles, and admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park attractions tool.

Drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in June: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 79°F, while lows dip to 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Las Vegas.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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 19th (Sun), get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, with highs in Las Vegas at 103°F and lows at 77°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.
Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks

Grand Canyon National Park — 3 nights

The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Bright Angel Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along South Kaibab Trail, take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, and then take in breathtaking views at Inner Canyon.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 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. Traveling from Las Vegas in June, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are a bit cooler (85°F), and nights are colder (42°F). You will leave for home on the 22nd (Wed).
Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature