13 days in Western US Itinerary

13 days in Western US Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western US travel route maker

Make it your trip
Fly
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Grand Teton National Park
— 1 day
Drive
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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Fly
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San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive to Fresno Yosemite International Airport, Fly to San Diego International Airport
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San Diego
— 1 night
Drive
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
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Bus to Flagstaff Amtrak, Fly to Grand Junction, Drive to Moab
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Moab
— 1 night
Fly

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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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at Grand Teton.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Grand Teton National Park trip planner.

Omaha to Grand Teton National Park is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Omaha in June: highs in Grand Teton National Park hover around 72°F, while lows dip to 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
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Yellowstone National Park

— 3 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.
Visiting Old Faithful and Aurum Geyser will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, take in the dramatic scenery at Mystic Falls Trail, explore the striking landscape at Beryl Spring, and get impressive views of Monument Geyser Basin.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park online holiday builder.

You can drive from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 1.5 hours. In June, Yellowstone National Park is little chillier than Grand Teton National Park - with highs of 66°F and lows of 34°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

San Francisco

— 1 night

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 11th (Fri), make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco online journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, train, and subway. The time zone difference when traveling from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco is minus 1 hour. Plan for much hotter nights when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June since evenings lows in San Francisco dip to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods

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.
Get outdoors at Glacier Point and Vernal Fall. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Taft Point, trek along Four Mile Trail, take some stellar pictures from Washburn Point, and stroll through Panorama Trail.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip planner.

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. When traveling from San Francisco in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 79°F by day to 43°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

San Diego

— 1 night

America's Finest City

Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at La Jolla Cove.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our San Diego trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Yosemite National Park to San Diego. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect a bit cooler days and warmer nights in San Diego, ranging from highs of 73°F to lows of 64°F. On the 15th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Diego

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors
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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Bright Angel Trail and Rim Trail. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Pipe Creek Vista, hike along South Kaibab Trail, and explore and take pictures at Bright Angel Point.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip tool.

Drive from San Diego to Grand Canyon National Park in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from San Diego in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 85°F by day to 42°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Moab.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Moab

— 1 night

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): take a memorable drive along Colorado Riverway Recreation Area and then see Off-Road Tours.

For photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Moab driving holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Moab takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, expect Moab to be a bit warmer, temps between 95°F and 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Tours · Scenic Drive
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