15 days in Western US Itinerary

15 days in Western US Itinerary

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15 days in Western US Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly + Shuttle:  9​h
1
Big Sky
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Grand Teton National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Jackson Hole
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 15​min
5
Salt Lake City
— Few hours
Drive:  45​min
6
Park City
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
Zion National Park
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Atlanta

2
nights
Big Sky

Big Sky ©
Big Sky is a census-designated place (CDP) in Gallatin and Madison counties in southwestern Montana. Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): get outside with Grizzly Outfitters Ski & Backcountry Sports, take in the awesome beauty at Lone Peak, then fly down the slopes at Big Sky Resort, and finally stroll through Beehive Basin Trail. On the 9th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Ousel Falls Trail, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Big Sky sightseeing planning site .

Atlanta to Big Sky is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Atlanta to Big Sky is minus 2 hours. While traveling from Atlanta, expect a bit cooler days and colder nights in Big Sky, ranging from highs of 69°F to lows of 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Big Sky

Outdoors Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Big Sky Resort ©
Big Sky Resort
Nature & Wildlife Tours

2
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.
On the 10th (Wed), explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, hike along Artist Point, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Lamar Valley and then take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Big Sky to Yellowstone National Park in 2.5 hours. June in Yellowstone National Park sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 34°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

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

4
nights
Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©
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.
Grand Teton National Park is known for wildlife, scenic drive, nature, trails, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Grand Teton, take in the dramatic natural features at Inspiration Point, hike along Cascade Canyon Trail, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Menor's Ferry Historical Trail.

For ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Grand Teton National Park trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park takes 1.5 hours. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Grand Teton National Park, with highs around 72°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Bridger Teton National Forest
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail
Jenny Lake Trail ©
Jenny Lake Trail

1
night
Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole ©
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Laurance Rockefeller Preserve, explore the activities along Jenny Lake, then make a trip to Jackson Hole Shootout, and finally make a trip to Town Square.

Make your Jackson Hole itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Grand Teton National Park to Jackson Hole by car takes about an hour. In June, daily temperatures in Jackson Hole can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Jenny Lake ©
Jenny Lake
Laurance Rockefeller Preserve ©
Laurance Rockefeller Preserve
Town Square ©
Town Square

few
hours
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
On the 16th (Tue), get in on the family fun at Lagoon Amusement Park and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Salt Lake City trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Jackson Hole to Salt Lake City takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Jackson Hole in June, you will find days in Salt Lake City are a bit warmer (89°F), and nights are much hotter (62°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Park City.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Theme Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Lagoon Amusement Park
Highlights from your plan
Lagoon Amusement Park ©
Lagoon Amusement Park
Room Escape Games

1
night
Park City

Park City ©
Known globally as the home of the country's largest independent film festival, Park City finds its roots as an old silver boomtown located on the slopes of the Wasatch Mountains, part of the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): take in the exciting artwork at David Beavis Fine Art.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Park City trip planner .

Getting from Salt Lake City to Park City by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Salt Lake City in June, things will get little chillier in Park City: highs are around 84°F and lows about 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Park City

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Park City Mountain Resort ©
Park City Mountain Resort
Deer Valley Resort ©
Deer Valley Resort
David Beavis Fine Art ©
David Beavis Fine Art

3
nights
Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of The Narrows and then hike along Angel's Landing. Here are some ideas for day two: cruise along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive and then explore the striking landscape of Zion National Park.

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

You can do a combination of flight and car from Park City to Zion National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Park City in June, expect Zion National Park to be a bit warmer, temps between 94°F and 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

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