14 days in Western US Itinerary

14 days in Western US Itinerary

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14 days in Western US Itinerary

Start: Huntsville
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Santa Fe
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Moab
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h
3
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
4
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
5
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Huntsville

1
night
Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Loretto Chapel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, then contemplate the long history of Santa Fe Plaza, then see the interesting displays at Museum of International Folk Art, and finally make a trip to Canyon Road.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Santa Fe road trip site .

Huntsville to Santa Fe is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Huntsville to Santa Fe, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Huntsville in June, Santa Fe is slightly colder at night with lows of 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Moab.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road
Loretto Chapel ©
Loretto Chapel

2
nights
Moab

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Canyoning & Rappelling Tours and Dead Horse Point State Park. On the 14th (Fri), enjoy a day of scenic exploration at Canyonlands National Park. Next up on the itinerary: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Moab day trip website .

Getting from Santa Fe to Moab by combination of flight and car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. While traveling from Santa Fe, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Moab, ranging from highs of 95°F to lows of 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Moab

Nature Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Canyonlands National Park ©
Canyonlands National Park
Dead Horse Point State Park ©
Dead Horse Point State Park

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): make a trip to Washburn Point, then trek along Panorama Trail, then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, and finally hike along Mono Pass Trail. On your second day here, admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls, then take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, then take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, and finally identify plant and animal life at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip app .

Do a combination of car and flight from Moab to Yosemite National Park in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Moab to Yosemite National Park is minus 1 hour. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Moab in June; daily highs in Yosemite National Park reach 79°F and lows reach 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Head to Exploratorium and Ferry Building Marketplacefor some retail therapy. Visit Golden Gate Bridge and Filbert Steps for their historical value. There's still lots to do: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, go for a walk through Fisherman's Wharf, shop like a local with Union Square, and take in the awesome beauty at Twin Peaks.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco travel route tool .

Drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 71°F to lows of 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Hayden Valley and Artist Point. Step out of Yellowstone National Park to go to West Yellowstone and see Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, which is approximately 54 minutes away. Spend the 24th (Mon) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. There's still lots to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful and explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip builder app .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and car; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park is 1 hour. Traveling from San Francisco in June, expect nights in Yellowstone National Park to be much colder, around 34°F, while days are slightly colder, around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
Highlights from your plan
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park

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