14 days in Western US Itinerary

14 days in Western US Itinerary

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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
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Grand Teton National Park
— 1 night
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Seattle
— 2 nights

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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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, explore the activities along Firehole River, identify plant and animal life at Hayden Valley, and get to know the fascinating history of S Rim Trail.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park travel route planner.

New York City to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Yellowstone National Park is minus 2 hours. When traveling from New York City in August, plan for little chillier days in Yellowstone National Park, with highs around 70°F, while nights are much colder with lows around 38°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin

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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 7th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Grand Teton.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Grand Teton National Park using our trip planner.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, expect nights in Grand Teton National Park to be about the same, around 43°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 78°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Nature · Parks · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

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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.
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, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tuolumne Meadows, take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass, and don't miss a visit to Half Dome.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park online journey planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Grand Teton National Park to Yosemite National Park in 9 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, bus, and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park to Yosemite National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. August in Yosemite National Park sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 43°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

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

3
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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, enjoy breathtaking views from Coit Tower, get curious at Exploratorium, and browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our San Francisco online tour planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, expect nights in San Francisco to be a bit warmer, around 59°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium, then view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Seattle online itinerary builder.

Getting from San Francisco to Seattle by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in August, you will find days in Seattle are a bit warmer (80°F), and nights are about the same (61°F). You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

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