15 days in Western US & Tennessee Itinerary

15 days in Western US & Tennessee Itinerary

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Grand Teton National Park
— 1 day
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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
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Glacier National Park
— 2 nights
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Seattle
— 1 night
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San Francisco
— 1 night
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
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Las Vegas
— 1 night
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Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 3 nights
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Grand Teton National Park

Mountains of the Imagination

The peaks of Grand Teton National Park aren't the highest in the world, but they sit atop what might be nature's archetypes for mountains.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Grand Teton.

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New York City to Grand Teton National Park is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in June, you will find days in Grand Teton National Park are little chillier (72°F), and nights are colder (39°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Wildlife · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your trip

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Yellowstone National Park

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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, hike along Observation Point Trail, witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin, and head outdoors with Morning Glory Pool.

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Traveling by car from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 1.5 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Grand Teton National Park in June: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 66°F and lows are around 34°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

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Glacier National Park

Crown of the Continent

The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Iceberg Lake, then trek along Iceberg Lake Trail, and then explore the activities along Swiftcurrent Falls. On the next day, cruise along Going-to-the-Sun Road, get great views at Jackson Glacier Overlook, then take in the dramatic scenery at Virginia Falls, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at St.Mary Falls.

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Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Glacier National Park takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June; daily highs in Glacier National Park reach 75°F and lows reach 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

1
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Seattle

Emerald City

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 20th (Sun): observe the fascinating underwater world at Seattle Aquarium, then enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally take a stroll through Pike Place Market.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Seattle trip planner.

Getting from Glacier National Park to Seattle by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Glacier National Park to Seattle. Traveling from Glacier National Park in June, Seattle is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

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San Francisco

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to San Francisco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Neighborhoods

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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, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, trek along Four Mile Trail, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Half Dome.

To find more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip maker website.

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. While traveling from San Francisco, expect a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 79°F to lows of 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, and then try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino.

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Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Yosemite National Park in June; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 103°F and lows reach 77°F. On the 25th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Casinos · Fun & Games · Parks

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A Wondrous Diversity of Life

Great Smoky Mountains National Park contains some of the highest mountains east of the Mississippi River, but it's the ease of access that makes this national park the United States' most visited.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park is known for wildlife, nature, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Chimneys Picnic Area, admire all the interesting features of Foothills Parkway Southwest Parking, trek along Alum Cave Trail, and admire the sheer force of Spruce Flats Falls.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Great Smoky Mountains National Park tour itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Great Smoky Mountains National Park takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. In June, Great Smoky Mountains National Park is a bit cooler than Las Vegas - with highs of 86°F and lows of 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Montana travel guide

4.8
River Rafting & Tubing · Bodies of Water · Wildlife Areas
The Crown of the Continent
With a population of only one million, Montana remains an untouched natural paradise of snowcapped peaks, expansive forests, and alpine lakes, dotted with Old West ghost towns, Indian reservations, and progressive urban communities. Appreciate the state's unique charm and beauty with a trip to Glacier National Park, where you can come face-to-face with Montana wildlife among its high peaks. Head to the state's largest cities, Billings and Missoula, for an array of historical attractions and cultural sightseeing.

Tennessee travel guide

4.4
Specialty Museums · Distilleries · Theaters
The Volunteer State
Divided by law, geography, and custom into three major regions, represented by the three stars on state's flag, Tennessee boasts a distinctive musical heritage that includes elements of bluegrass, country-western, and blues. With a countryside as diverse as its people, Tennessee includes landscapes ranging from a mountainous region in the east to the lowlands of the west, with gently rolling hills in the middle. For a well-rounded vacation, you can hike remote mountain trails in the morning and explore the crowded bars of Nashville in the evening. Visit the urban attractions, such as Elvis Presley's former residence in Memphis, but don't miss a chance to spend some time in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, situated in the eastern part of the state.