13 days in Western US Itinerary

13 days in Western US Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western US journey planner

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Grand Teton National Park
— 1 day
Drive
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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Fly
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Seattle
— 1 night
Fly
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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Las Vegas
— 1 night
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Grand Teton National Park

— 1 day

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 3rd (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Grand Teton.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Teton National Park trip itinerary planner.

Louisville to Grand Teton National Park is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Louisville 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. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
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Yellowstone National Park

— 4 nights

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: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, hike along Storm Point Trail, get impressive views of Mud Volcano, and take in the dramatic natural features at Lower Geyser Basin.

To see ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 1.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Grand Teton National Park in June, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 66°F and lows at 34°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Seattle

— 1 night

Emerald City

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium, then don't miss a visit to Space Needle, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally wander the streets of Pike Place Market.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Seattle journey planner.

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle in 5.5 hours. Other options are to 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 in Seattle, with highs around 74°F, while nights are much warmer with lows around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

San Francisco

— 2 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take in the pleasant sights at Fisherman's Wharf, and then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, then get curious at Exploratorium, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Ferry Building Marketplace.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip planner.

Getting from Seattle to San Francisco by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Parks · Childrens Museums · Museums

Yosemite National Park

— 4 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.
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, trek along Four Mile Trail, and get great views at Half Dome.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip planner.

You can 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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Las Vegas

— 1 night

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio and then examine the collection at The Mob Museum.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip itinerary site.

Drive from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in June: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 103°F and lows are around 77°F. On the 15th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums