15 days in Western US Itinerary

15 days in Western US Itinerary

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Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Redwood National Park
— 1 night
Drive to California Redwood Coast-Humboldt County Airport, Fly to McCarran International Airport
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
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Moab
— 2 nights
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Buena Vista
— 2 nights
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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Trout Lake Trail. Attractions like Lamar Valley and Old Faithful make great kid-friendly stops. There's much more to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, tour the pleasant surroundings at Observation Point Trail, get great views at Calcite Springs Overlook, and head outdoors with Morning Glory Pool.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

Dayton to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Dayton to Yellowstone National Park is minus 2 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Dayton in July: highs in Yellowstone National Park hover around 73°F, while lows dip to 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

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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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island, then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, then examine the collection at Exploratorium, and then don't miss a visit to Lombard Street.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read San Francisco road trip tool.

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. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, San Francisco is a bit warmer at night with lows of 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Museums · Parks

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Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
You've now added Redwood National Park to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Redwood National Park.

To see where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Redwood National Park day trip planner.

You can fly from San Francisco to Redwood National Park in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in July; daily highs in Redwood National Park reach 64°F and lows reach 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature
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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.
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Titanic, enjoy some diversion at Machine Guns Vegas, and then admire the majestic nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: shop like a local with The Strip, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Redwood National Park to Las Vegas with the Route module. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Redwood National Park in July: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 104°F and lows are around 81°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Grand Canyon South Rim. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Bright Angel Trail and South Kaibab Trail. Attractions like Rim Trail and Indian Garden make great kid-friendly stops. It doesn't end there: take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point and explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park day trip website.

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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in July; daily highs in Grand Canyon National Park reach 84°F and lows reach 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can drive to Moab.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

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Moab

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour and then immerse yourself in nature at Dead Horse Point State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Thu): see Off-Road Tours and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

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

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Moab in 5.5 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July: high temperatures in Moab hover around 97°F and lows are around 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Buena Vista.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Parks

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Buena Vista

The Town of Buena Vista is a Statutory Town in Chaffee County, Colorado, United States. On the 30th (Fri), whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks and then see Off-Road Tours.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Buena Vista road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Moab to Buena Vista takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Moab in July: high temperatures in Buena Vista hover around 80°F and lows are around 49°F. On the 31st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Buena Vista

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure