14 days in Western US Itinerary

14 days in Western US Itinerary

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14 days in Western US Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
5
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Boston

2
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Bring the kids along to Disneyland Park and Griffith Observatory. Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Anaheim to see Disney California Adventure Park about 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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Boston to Los Angeles is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. In August, daytime highs in Los Angeles are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Childrens Museums Museums

Side Trip

Anaheim
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

3
nights
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, scenic drive, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, take some stellar pictures from Washburn Point, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and trek along Tuolumne Meadows.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Yosemite National Park journey planning site .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Plan for cooler nights when traveling from Los Angeles in August since evenings lows in Yosemite National Park dip to 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kids will enjoy Exploratorium and California Academy of Sciences. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace.

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Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, plan for slightly colder days in San Francisco, with highs around 73°F, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Childrens Museums Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium, take a stroll through Pike Place Market, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally don't miss a visit to Space Needle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, get to know the resident critters at Woodland Park Zoo, and then examine the collection at The Museum of Flight.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Seattle trip planner .

Getting from San Francisco to Seattle by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. While traveling from San Francisco, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Seattle, ranging from highs of 80°F to lows of 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Seattle Aquarium ©
Seattle Aquarium
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

3
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser, then take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, then take in the dramatic natural features at Gibbon Falls, and finally take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. Here are some ideas for day two: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Washburn.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from Seattle in August, plan for little chillier days in Yellowstone National Park, with highs around 70°F, while nights are colder with lows around 38°F. You will have some time to spend on the 31st (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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