15 days in Yellowstone National Park, Los Angeles & Portland Itinerary

15 days in Yellowstone National Park, Los Angeles & Portland Itinerary

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Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
2
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
3
Portland
— 4 nights

5
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Upper Geyser Basin and Fishing Charters & Tours. Visit Uncle Tom's Trail and S Rim Trail for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Yellowstone National Park: Chapel of the Sacred Heart (in Moose) and Grand Teton (in Grand Teton National Park). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Firehole Canyon Drive, witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser, explore and take pictures at Grand Loop Road, and trek along Artists’ Paintpots.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park planner.

London, UK to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 7 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from London in September; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

Grand Teton National Park, Fishing Charters & Tours
Highlights from your plan
Firehole Canyon Drive ©
Firehole Canyon Drive
Fishing Charters & Tours
Grand Loop Road ©
Grand Loop Road

5
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like The Americana at Brand and The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens. For shopping fun, head to Camarillo Premium Outlets or Irvine Spectrum Center. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Newport Beach), Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum (in Yorba Linda) and Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel (in Rancho Palos Verdes). Next up on the itinerary: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, shop like a local with The Grove, pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Cathedral, and browse the different shops at Two Rodeo Drive.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles day trip planning website.

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to Los Angeles in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Los Angeles is minus 1 hour. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September; daily highs in Los Angeles reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

Irvine Spectrum Center, The Americana at Brand, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Two Rodeo Drive, Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum ©

4
nights
Portland

Portland ©
A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Columbia River Highway and Officers' Row. Fort Vancouver | National Historic Site and Timberline Lodge and Ski Area will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Portland: Woodburn Premium Outlets (in Woodburn) and Bonneville Hatchery (in Cascade Locks). The adventure continues: view the masterpieces at Live Laugh Love Art, snap pictures at St. Johns Bridge, admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden, and look for gifts at Powell's City of Books.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Portland trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Portland in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in September, things will get little chillier in Portland: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Historic Sites Shopping Winter Sports

Side Trips

Vancouver, Woodburn Premium Outlets, Timberline Lodge and Ski Area, Columbia River Highway, Lake Oswego Farmers' Market
Highlights from your plan
Columbia River Highway ©
Columbia River Highway
Fort Vancouver | National Historic Site ©
Fort Vancouver | National Historic Site
Officers' Row ©
Officers' Row

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