16 days in Keystone & Western US Itinerary

16 days in Keystone & Western US Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

Make it your trip
Drive
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Keystone
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Seattle
— 2 nights
Drive
4
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Bus
5
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Bus to PHX Airport/44th St Stn, Fly to Sault Ste Marie

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Keystone

— 2 nights

Home Of Mount Rushmore

Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Mount Rushmore National Memorial. On the 9th (Wed), explore and take pictures at Iron Mountain Road and then go deep underground at Big Thunder Gold Mine. On the 10th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Sylvan Lake and then hike along Presidential Trail.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Keystone holiday app.

Sault Ste. Marie to Keystone is an approximately 19.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Sault Ste. Marie to Keystone. In June, daily temperatures in Keystone can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. On the 11th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Keystone

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trip

Yellowstone National Park

— 3 nights

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Grand Prismatic Spring and Grand Geyser. There's more to do: take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park trip site.

You can drive from Keystone to Yellowstone National Park in 9.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Keystone in June, things will get little chillier in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 66°F and lows about 34°F. On the 14th (Mon), you'll travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature · Parks

Seattle

— 2 nights

Emerald City

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 15th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Space Needle. Here are some ideas for day two: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium and then wander the streets of Pike Place Market.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Seattle trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle takes 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, expect nights in Seattle to be much warmer, around 57°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

San Francisco

— 2 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 17th (Thu), admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco trip maker.

Traveling by car from Seattle to San Francisco takes 14 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. June in San Francisco sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 55°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Yosemite National Park

— 3 nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): make a trip to Olmsted Point, then trek along Panorama Trail, and then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Mirror Lake/Meadow Trail and then take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park holiday maker tool.

You can take a bus from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 9 hours. Another option is to drive. When traveling from San Francisco in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 79°F, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Grand Canyon National Park

— 3 nights
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 22nd (Tue), take in breathtaking views at Inner Canyon, then get curious at Yavapai Geology Museum, and then take in the pleasant sights at Pipe Creek Vista. Here are some ideas for day two: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim and then hike along South Kaibab Trail.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park tour itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 85°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Childrens Museums · Trails