14 days in Western US Itinerary

14 days in Western US Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western US trip itinerary planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Fly
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Sedona
— 2 nights
Drive
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Santa Fe
— 1 night
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Drive to Albuquerque International Sunport, Fly to Fresno Yosemite International Airport, Drive to Yosemite National Park
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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Yellowstone National Park

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and then explore the stunning scenery at S Rim Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Tue): take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser, take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin.

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Beirut, Lebanon to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 22-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Beirut to Yellowstone National Park. Traveling from Beirut in August, things will get cooler in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 24°C and lows about 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Sedona

— 2 nights

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Rock, then explore the striking landscape at Bell Rock, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. On the 6th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a memorable drive along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), take a memorable tour with Tours, and then take in breathtaking views at Oak Creek Canyon.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Sedona sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to Sedona in 9.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Sedona, with highs around 37°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

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 7th (Fri): hike along South Kaibab Trail, get great views at Mather Point, then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Sedona in August; daily highs in Grand Canyon National Park reach 31°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Santa Fe

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Museum of International Folk Art, stop by Canyon Road, and then make a trip to Santa Fe Plaza. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, admire the masterpieces at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, and then steep yourself in history at Loretto Chapel.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Santa Fe holiday planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Santa Fe in 7.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 16°C in Santa Fe. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Yosemite National Park

— 2 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.
On the 10th (Mon), trek along Panorama Trail, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, then explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, and finally explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Yosemite Valley Chapel, get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, then take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, and finally explore the striking landscape at El Capitan.

To find traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planning site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Santa Fe to Yosemite National Park. The time zone difference when traveling from Santa Fe to Yosemite National Park is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Santa Fe in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Yosemite National Park, with lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

San Francisco

— 3 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Alcatraz Island and Castello di Amorosa will appeal to history buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Golden Gate Bridge and V. Sattui Winery. Change things up with these side-trips from San Francisco: Modus Operandi Cellars (in St. Helena) and Muir Woods National Monument (in Mill Valley). And it doesn't end there: take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, get to know the fascinating history of Filbert Street Stairs, wander the streets of Union Square, and steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by car takes about 4 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, plan for a bit cooler days and somewhat warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips