13 days in Western US Itinerary

13 days in Western US Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
2
Las Vegas
— 1 night
3
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
4
San Francisco
— 2 nights
5
Seattle
— 1 night
6
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights

2
nights
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
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 25th (Fri): trek along Bright Angel Trail and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail and then take in breathtaking views at Inner Canyon.

For photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park itinerary planning site.

Memphis to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Memphis in September, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be colder, around °F, while days are little chillier, around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

1
night
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, thenmake a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally try to win big at Casino At The Venetian.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas online attractions planner.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to catch the bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Casinos Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens ©
Casino At The Venetian ©
Casino At The Venetian

3
nights
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: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village, stroll through Tuolumne Meadows, and hike along Four Mile Trail.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park online trip itinerary maker.

You can take a bus from Las Vegas to Yosemite National Park in 17.5 hours. When traveling from Las Vegas in September, plan for little chillier days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around °F, while nights are much colder with lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, thentake in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: walk around Golden Gate Park, visit a coastal fixture at Fort Point, examine the collection at Cable Car Museum, thenmake a trip to Lombard Street, and finally steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the San Francisco sightseeing planner.

Fly from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Yosemite National Park in September since evenings lows in San Francisco dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

1
night
Seattle

Seattle ©
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 3rd (Sat): take a stroll through Pike Place Market, thenexplore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and then take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle.

Plan trip to Seattle with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Seattle takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in October, expect Seattle to be little chillier, temps between °F and °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

3
nights
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.
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, witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser, take in the dramatic natural features at Gibbon Falls, and take some stellar pictures from Lookout Point.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park journey maker.

You can fly from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Seattle in October: highs in Yellowstone National Park hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

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