15 days in Western US Itinerary

15 days in Western US Itinerary

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Grand Teton National Park
— 1 day
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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Fly
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Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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Las Vegas
— 2 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 26th (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grand Teton.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Teton National Park online visit planner.

Louisville to Grand Teton National Park is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Louisville to Grand Teton National Park due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Louisville in June: highs in Grand Teton National Park hover around 72°F, while lows dip to 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Wildlife · Nature · Parks
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4
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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: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Beehive Geyser, explore the striking landscape of Aurum Geyser, and head outdoors with Morning Glory Pool.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in June, things will get little chillier in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 66°F and lows about 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

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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 1st (Thu): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seattle Aquarium, make a trip to Space Needle, then take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally shop like a local with Pike Place Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, walk around Waterfall Garden Park, then find something for the whole family at Seattle Great Wheel, then take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and finally pause for some photo ops at Fremont Troll.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Seattle road trip planning website.

Fly from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Seattle, with highs around 74°F, while nights are warmer with lows around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

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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.
On the 3rd (Sat), explore the striking landscape of Alcatraz Island, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, then get curious at Exploratorium, and then browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco day trip planner.

Getting from Seattle to San Francisco by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Seattle in July, plan for slightly colder days in San Francisco, with highs around 73°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums

4
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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 Panorama Trail, take some stellar pictures from Half Dome, and stroll through Tuolumne Meadows.

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

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. While traveling from San Francisco, expect somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 83°F to lows of 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to 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.
On the 9th (Fri), explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller, and then see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum.

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Getting from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Yosemite National Park in July; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 104°F and lows reach 81°F. On the 10th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Nature · Museums · Casinos