15 days in Western US Itinerary

15 days in Western US Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Seattle
— 1 day
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
3
San Francisco
— 2 nights
4
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
5
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
6
Las Vegas
— 1 night

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day
Seattle

Seattle ©
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 3rd (Mon): see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, thentake a stroll through Pike Place Market, thenview the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally stop by Elliott Bay Book Company.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Seattle itinerary planner.

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic to Seattle is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You'll gain 4 hours traveling from Santo Domingo to Seattle due to the time zone difference. In August, daytime highs in Seattle are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

3
nights
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Step out of the city life by going to Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Upper Geyser Basin. There's still lots to do: take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin, stroll through S Rim Trail, and hike along Mystic Falls Trail.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park vacation planning tool.

You can fly from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park is 1 hour. Traveling from Seattle in August, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are little chillier (°C), and nights are cooler (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 8th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sun): get curious at Exploratorium, thensteep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and then get great views at Twin Peaks.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco online road trip planner.

Fly from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, shuttle, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be much warmer in San Francisco, with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

3
nights
Yosemite National Park

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.
Get outdoors at Glacier Point and Mariposa Grove. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Tuolumne Meadows, identify plant and animal life at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, explore the striking landscape at Lembert Dome, and don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park online journey planner.

You can fly from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in August, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be a bit cooler, around °C, while days are a bit warmer, around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to catch the bus to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove

2
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, examine the collection at The Getty Center, thenadmire the masterpieces at Norton Simon Museum, and finally see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Santa Monica Pier, enjoy the sand and surf at Will Rogers State Beach, thenengage your brain at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at El Pueblo de Los Angeles.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles journey planner.

Traveling by bus from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles takes 12 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, expect much warmer with lows of °C in Los Angeles. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Norton Simon Museum
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Norton Simon Museum ©
Norton Simon Museum

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night
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
On the 15th (Sat), see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, make a trip to The Strip, and then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas online visit planner.

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 a bit warmer weather when traveling from Los Angeles in August: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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