16 days in Western US Itinerary

16 days in Western US Itinerary

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Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
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Jackson Hole
— 1 night
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Salt Lake City
— 1 night
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
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Sonoma
— 2 nights

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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 historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin, contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake, and trek along Brink of the Lower Falls Trail.

To find where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park online route planner.

Mobile to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Mobile to Yellowstone National Park. Traveling from Mobile in July, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are little chillier (73°F), and nights are colder (39°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Jackson Hole.

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

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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.
To see more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Jackson Hole tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Jackson Hole takes 2.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July: highs in Jackson Hole hover around 79°F, while lows dip to 44°F. You will leave for Salt Lake City on the 9th (Fri).

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

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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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Salt Lake Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Square, then take in the spiritual surroundings of The Tabernacle, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Madeleine.

To find other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Salt Lake City online road trip planner.

Fly from Jackson Hole to Salt Lake City in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Jackson Hole in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Salt Lake City: temperatures range from 95°F by day to 70°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Tabernacle ©
The Tabernacle
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Salt Lake Temple ©
Salt Lake Temple

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Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park ©
You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): take some stellar pictures from Fairyland Point, take a pleasant ride with Canyon Trail Rides, then take some stellar pictures from Sunrise Point, and finally get great views at Inspiration Point. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Queen's Garden Trail, then explore the stunning scenery at Sunset Point, then stroll through Navajo Loop Trail, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Bryce Canyon National Park travel route planner.

You can fly from Salt Lake City to Bryce Canyon National Park in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Salt Lake City in July: highs in Bryce Canyon National Park hover around 81°F, while lows dip to 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point

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Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): hike along Bright Angel Trail. Keep things going the next day: take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, then trot along with Canyon Trail Rides, and finally hike along South Kaibab Trail.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park online route planner.

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Grand Canyon National Park takes 5.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Grand Canyon National Park are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
On the 14th (Wed), shop like a local with The Strip, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck. Keep things going the next day: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then examine the collection at The Mob Museum, and then enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, you will find days in Las Vegas are a bit warmer (104°F), and nights are warmer (81°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
The Strip ©
The Strip
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio

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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.
On the 16th (Fri), make a trip to Yosemite Village, then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, and then get a dose of the wild on YExplore Yosemite Adventures - Day Tours. On the 17th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls, then admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Half Dome.

To see ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park trip planning website.

Take a bus from Las Vegas to Yosemite National Park in 17.5 hours. In July, Yosemite National Park is much colder than Las Vegas - with highs of 83°F and lows of 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Sonoma.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Half Dome ©
Half Dome
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

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Sonoma

Set in the heart of one of the United States' most esteemed wine-producing regions, just 45 minutes from San Francisco, Sonoma boasts colonial Mexican architecture, including a mission.
On the 19th (Mon), awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area. On the 20th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about winemaking at Sterling Vineyards, then do a tasting at Castello di Amorosa, then do a tasting at V. Sattui Winery, and finally take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Sonoma day trip planning app.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Sonoma by combination of bus, train, and taxi takes about 9 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 52°F in Sonoma. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sonoma

Wineries · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Calistoga, Balloon Rides, V. Sattui Winery
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Balloon Rides
Sterling Vineyards ©
Sterling Vineyards

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