14 days in Western US Itinerary

14 days in Western US Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western US trip planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Santa Fe
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Buena Vista
— 1 night
Drive
3
Durango
— 2 nights
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
— 2 nights
Fly
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Jackson Hole
— 1 night
Drive
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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Fly

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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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate San Miguel Chapel and Georgia O'Keeffe Museum. Family-friendly places like The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi and Santa Fe Plaza will thrill your kids. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Loretto Chapel, see the interesting displays at Museum of International Folk Art, don't miss a visit to Meow Wolf Santa Fe, and get to know the fascinating history of Canyon Road.

Plan my trip to Santa Fe with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Washington DC to Santa Fe is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and bus. Traveling from Washington DC to Santa Fe, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in Santa Fe when traveling from Washington DC in June, with lows around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Buena Vista.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Buena Vista

— 1 night
The Town of Buena Vista is a Statutory Town in Chaffee County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Buena Vista holiday planner.

Drive from Santa Fe to Buena Vista in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Santa Fe in June, things will get a bit cooler in Buena Vista: highs are around 79°F and lows about 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Durango.

Things to do in Buena Vista

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

Durango

— 2 nights
Originally a frontier mining town, Durango is known today for its scenic setting, outdoor activities, and the 1880s steam-powered railway that takes visitors through sections of the mountains where roads don't reach.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour and then see Off-Road Tours. On the 11th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Durango day trip website.

Traveling by car from Buena Vista to Durango takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and taxi. When traveling from Buena Vista in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Durango, with highs around 85°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Durango

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): get a dose of the wild on YExplore Yosemite Adventures - Day Tours, explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, and finally don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village. On the next day, get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, then take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, then take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and finally trek along Nevada Falls Loop.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary maker site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Durango to Yosemite National Park. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Durango to Yosemite National Park due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Durango, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 79°F to lows of 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

San Francisco

— 2 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 14th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island. On the 15th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, then examine the collection at Exploratorium, then examine the collection at Cable Car Museum, and finally make a trip to Lombard Street.

To see photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco online travel planner.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in June: highs in San Francisco hover around 71°F, while lows dip to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks

Jackson Hole

— 1 night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): cast your line with Mangis Fishing Guide Services, admire the masterpieces at National Museum of Wildlife Art, then make a trip to Town Square, and finally get a dose of the wild on Ana's Grand Excursions.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Jackson Hole day trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Jackson Hole takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Francisco to Jackson Hole. Traveling from San Francisco in June, plan for little chillier nights in Jackson Hole, with lows around 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Museums

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Washburn. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Fri): witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Geyser, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, and finally hike along Observation Point Trail.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary site.

Getting from Jackson Hole to Yellowstone National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. In June, Yellowstone National Park is a bit cooler than Jackson Hole - with highs of 66°F and lows of 34°F. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors