14 days in Western US Itinerary

14 days in Western US Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western US journey planner

Make it your trip
Fly
1
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Jackson Hole
— 3 nights
Fly to Reno, Bus to Yosemite National Park
3
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
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Drive to Fresno Yosemite International Airport, Fly to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Drive to Sedona
4
Sedona
— 1 night
Drive
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive
6
Santa Fe
— 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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to West Thumb Geyser Basin and Morning Glory Pool. Get in touch with nature at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Uncle Tom's Trail. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Firehole Canyon Drive, trek along Brink of the Lower Falls Trail, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, and stroll through Observation Point Trail.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park road trip planner.

Lexington to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Lexington to Yellowstone National Park is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Lexington in July, plan for little chillier days in Yellowstone National Park, with highs around 73°F, while nights are colder with lows around 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to drive to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Jackson Hole

— 3 nights
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Laurance Rockefeller Preserve and Fish The Fly Guide Service & Travel. Take a break from the city and head to Grand Teton and Teton Point Turnout. Take a break from Jackson Hole with a short trip to Cathedral Group in Grand Teton National Park, about 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at National Museum of Wildlife Art and make a trip to Town Square.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Jackson Hole visit planner.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Jackson Hole by car takes about 2.5 hours. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Jackson Hole, with highs around 79°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 44°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

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 in touch with nature at Glacier Point and Vernal Fall. Step off the beaten path and head to Olmsted Point and YExplore Yosemite Adventures - Day Tours. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Taft Point, get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls, and make a trip to Half Dome.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park online journey planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Jackson Hole to Yosemite National Park takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Jackson Hole to Yosemite National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in July, and nighttime lows around 46°F. On the 27th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Sedona

— 1 night

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
On the 28th (Wed), take in the dramatic natural features at Bell Rock, admire the majestic nature at Slide Rock State Park, and then take in breathtaking views at Oak Creek Canyon.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Sedona online visit planner.

Explore your travel options from Yosemite National Park to Sedona with the Route module. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Sedona, with highs around 92°F, while nights are warmer with lows around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Grand Canyon National Park

— 1 night
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): trek along South Kaibab Trail and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Sedona in July, with highs in Grand Canyon National Park at 84°F and lows at 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can go by car to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Santa Fe

— 2 nights

City Different

Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
On the 30th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Loretto Chapel, then admire the masterpieces at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Canyon Road. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Museum of International Folk Art and then contemplate the long history of Santa Fe Plaza.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Santa Fe online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Santa Fe by car takes about 7.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Santa Fe when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, with lows around 60°F. On the 31st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods