15 days in Western US Itinerary

15 days in Western US Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western US tour itinerary maker

Make it your trip
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park

— 1 night
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 25th (Mon): stop by Lookout Studio, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Bright Angel Trail.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip maker tool.

Phoenix to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus. Traveling from Phoenix in October, expect Grand Canyon National Park to be cooler, temps between 66°F and 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Las Vegas

— 3 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, shopping, and casinos. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, and look for gifts at Barneys New York.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip maker website.

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, expect nights in Las Vegas to be much hotter, around 60°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 82°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Yosemite National Park

— 4 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.
On the 31st (Sun), spend a scenic day exploring the area around Half Dome. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass, don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, and explore the activities along Tenaya Lake.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Yosemite National Park online trip planner.

Drive from Las Vegas to Yosemite National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Las Vegas in October, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are slightly colder (66°F), and nights are colder (28°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

San Francisco

— 3 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, walk around Golden Gate Park, visit Chinatown, and enjoy the sea views from Fort Point.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our San Francisco trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in November, you will find days in San Francisco are a bit warmer (64°F), and nights are much warmer (51°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to fly to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Nature

Los Angeles

— 3 nights

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.
When in Los Angeles, make a side trip to see Disneyland Park in Anaheim, approximately Anaheim away. There's still lots to do: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, engage your brain at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles online tour planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in November, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 76°F by day to 55°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Beaches

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