14 days in Western US Itinerary

14 days in Western US Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western US trip itinerary maker

Make it your trip
Fly
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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Fly
2
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive to Fresno Yosemite International Airport, Fly to Seattle Tacoma International Airport
4
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly
5
Glacier National Park
— 2 nights
Fly

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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.
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, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Washburn, witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, and trek along Brink of the Lower Falls Trail.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park driving holiday planning website.

New York City to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from New York City to Yellowstone National Park, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from New York City in July, plan for slightly colder days and much colder nights in Yellowstone National Park: temperatures range from 73°F by day to 39°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

San Francisco

— 3 nights

City by the Bay

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: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, take in panoramic vistas at Coit Tower, and don't miss a visit to Lombard Street.

For maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco day trip site.

Fly from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, train, and subway. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in San Francisco, with lows of 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · 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: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, stroll through Half Dome, hike along Nevada Falls Loop, and admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall.

Make your Yosemite National Park itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in July, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are somewhat warmer (83°F), and nights are slightly colder (46°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

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 29th (Thu): observe the fascinating underwater world at Seattle Aquarium, then take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, then view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Pike Place Market.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Seattle online vacation planner.

Explore your travel options from Yosemite National Park to Seattle with the Route module. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Seattle, with lows of 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Glacier National Park

— 2 nights

Crown of the Continent

The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): explore and take pictures at Going-to-the-Sun Road, take in the dramatic scenery at Virginia Falls, then get great views at Jackson Glacier Overlook, and finally trek along Iceberg Lake Trail.

To see reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Glacier National Park trip planning site.

You can fly from Seattle to Glacier National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Seattle to Glacier National Park. When traveling from Seattle in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Glacier National Park, with highs around 85°F, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Scenic Drive