16 days in Western US Itinerary

16 days in Western US Itinerary

McMillan Joe

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Route & dates

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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
2
San Francisco
— 3 nights
3
Seattle
— 2 nights
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
5
Grand Teton National Park
— 3 nights

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Yosemite National Park

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: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, trek along Lembert Dome, make a trip to Olmsted Point, and stroll through Tuolumne Meadows.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park itinerary maker tool.

Fort Wayne to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Fort Wayne to Yosemite National Park, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in Yosemite National Park when traveling from Fort Wayne in August, with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
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: contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge, make a trip to Ferry Building Marketplace, take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, and go for a walk through Lombard Street.

To find traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect slightly colder days and a bit warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

2
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Seattle

Seattle ©
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 21st (Fri): meet the residents at Seattle Aquarium, take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, thenget a taste of the local shopping with Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally shop like a local with Pike Place Market. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum and then examine the collection at The Museum of Flight.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Seattle holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Seattle takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in August, expect nights in Seattle to be about the same, around °F, while days are a bit warmer, around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

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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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, appreciate the extensive heritage of Uncle Tom's Trail, explore the activities along Shoshone Lake, and hike along Artist Point.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park. Traveling from Seattle in August, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are a bit cooler (°F), and nights are colder (°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin

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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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Grand Teton. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier View Turnout, thentake some stellar pictures from Jenny Lake Overlook, thentrek along Cascade Canyon Trail, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Cascade Canyon.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Grand Teton National Park trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park takes 1.5 hours. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Grand Teton National Park, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail
Cascade Canyon ©
Cascade Canyon

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