14 days in Western US Itinerary

14 days in Western US Itinerary

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14 days in Western US Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  19​h
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  12​h 15​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
Seattle
— Few hours
Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Dubai

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 4th (Sat), get to know the fascinating history of Filbert Steps. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the engaging exhibits at Exploratorium, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

To find out how to plan a trip to San Francisco, use our trip itinerary maker.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to San Francisco is an approximately 19-hour flight. Traveling from Dubai to San Francisco, you'll gain 12 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Dubai in August: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 26°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Tuolumne Meadows and Lembert Dome. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, hike along Panorama Trail, cruise along Tioga Pass, and don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point.

Before you visit Yosemite National Park, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. While traveling from San Francisco, expect a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

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

4
nights
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Visiting North Kaibab Trail and Bright Angel Trail will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: hike along Rim Trail, take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, and tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park day trip planning website .

Drive from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 12.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 11°C in Grand Canyon National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

2
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
On the 14th (Tue), explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, then ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, and finally examine the collection at The Mob Museum.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas online attractions planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, with highs in Las Vegas at 45°C and lows at 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

few
hours
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 16th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, look for gifts at Chukar Cherries, and then wander the streets of Pike Place Market.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Seattle trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Seattle takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Las Vegas in August, plan for colder days and a bit cooler nights in Seattle: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Chukar Cherries ©
Chukar Cherries

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