15 days in Western US Itinerary

15 days in Western US Itinerary

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Fly
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Grand Teton National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Fly
3
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Bus to Reno, Fly to Fort Wayne

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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.
On the 10th (Mon), go for a walk through Potholes Turnout. On the 11th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a memorable drive along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, admire all the interesting features of Teton Park Road, then trek along Cascade Canyon Trail, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier View Turnout.

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Fort Wayne to Grand Teton National Park is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Fort Wayne in August since evenings lows in Grand Teton National Park dip to 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can go by car to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

4
nights
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: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, contemplate the waterfront views at Cistern Spring, and get to know the fascinating history of Uncle Tom's Trail.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in August, expect Yellowstone National Park to be a bit cooler, temps between 70°F and 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

3
nights
San Francisco

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 plan includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, don't miss a visit to Lombard Street, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, and take in panoramic vistas at Coit Tower.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco attractions planner.

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car, bus, shuttle, and train. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, expect much warmer with lows of 59°F in San Francisco. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

5
nights
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, explore the activities along Tenaya Lake, hike along Panorama Trail, and stroll through Tuolumne Meadows.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Yosemite National Park route planner.

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in August: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 81°F, while lows dip to 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails