15 days in Great Rivers & Routes & Western US Itinerary

15 days in Great Rivers & Routes & Western US Itinerary

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Alton
— 1 night
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Jackson Hole
— 2 nights
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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Red Rock
— 1 night

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Alton

Alton ©
Alton is a city on the Mississippi River in Madison County, Illinois, United States, about 15mi north of St. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): look for gifts at Mississippi Mud Pottery and then steep yourself in history at Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Haskell Playhouse, cruise along Great Rivers Scenic Route, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at First Unitarian Church.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Alton driving holiday planning website.

Orlando to Alton is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Orlando to Alton. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Orlando in January, with highs in Alton at 39°F and lows at 21°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Alton

Historic Sites · Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Shopping

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Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site ©
Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site
Great Rivers Scenic Route
Great Rivers Scenic Route
Mississippi Mud Pottery ©
Mississippi Mud Pottery

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Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole ©
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.
On the 10th (Tue), view the masterpieces at Thal Glass Studio, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rendezvous Mountain, and then kick your exploration up a notch at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. On the 11th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Teton Point Turnout, then explore the world behind art at National Museum of Wildlife Art, and then identify plant and animal life at Scenic Safaris.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Jackson Hole tour planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Alton to Jackson Hole. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Alton to Jackson Hole. In January, Jackson Hole is a bit cooler than Alton - with highs of 24°F and lows of 4°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

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Jackson Hole Mountain Resort ©
Jackson Hole Mountain Resort
National Museum of Wildlife Art ©
National Museum of Wildlife Art
Rendezvous Mountain ©
Rendezvous Mountain

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Golden Gate Bridge and Fisherman's Wharf. There's much more to do: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, see the interesting displays at Exploratorium, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, and stroll around Golden Gate Park.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a San Francisco trip simple and quick.

You can fly from Jackson Hole to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Jackson Hole to San Francisco, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Jackson Hole in January, with highs in San Francisco at 59°F and lows at 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Attractions like Disneyland Park and Griffith Observatory make great kid-friendly stops. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Anaheim (Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT! & Disney California Adventure Park). The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Getty Center, see a show at Walt Disney Concert Hall, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Santa Monica Pier.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip planner.

Fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in January, you will find days in Los Angeles are somewhat warmer (70°F), and nights are about the same (49°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Nightlife · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Attractions like Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and The Mob Museum make great kid-friendly stops. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, explore the world behind art at Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art, observe the fascinating underwater world at Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Bay, and test your team's savvy at Cannabition @ Planet 13 Opening in Winter 2020.

Before you visit Las Vegas, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Los Angeles in January: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 59°F and lows are around 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Shopping · Museums · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Bay ©
Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Bay

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): engage your brain at Yavapai Geology Museum, get great views at Powell Point, then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park travel route app.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in January, plan for little chillier days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 44°F, while nights are much colder with lows around 15°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Red Rock.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Childrens Museums · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Yavapai Geology Museum ©
Yavapai Geology Museum
Powell Point ©
Powell Point

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Red Rock

Red Rock ©
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Rooster Cogburn Ostrich Ranch.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Red Rock day trip site.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Red Rock takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in January, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Red Rock: temperatures range from 64°F by day to 42°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Red Rock

Parks · Wildlife

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Rooster Cogburn Ostrich Ranch ©
Rooster Cogburn Ostrich Ranch

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