16 days in Western US Itinerary

16 days in Western US Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western US travel route planner

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Fly
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
3
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly
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Seattle
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, shopping, and casinos. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, get to know the fascinating history of The Strip, try your luck at New York New York Casino, and ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas online trip builder.

Charlotte to Las Vegas is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Charlotte to Las Vegas. Traveling from Charlotte in May, expect Las Vegas to be a bit warmer, temps between 87°F and 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

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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.
On the 27th (Thu), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's still lots to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Grandview Point, trek along Rim Trail, and take in the pleasant sights at Pipe Creek Vista.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in May, plan for slightly colder days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 68°F, while nights are much colder with lows around 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

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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: tour the pleasant surroundings at Wapama Falls at Hetch Hetchy, explore the striking landscape at Taft Point, hike along Cathedral Lake Trail, and admire the engineering at Hetch Hetchy Reservoir.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park tour planning tool.

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park due to the time zone difference. In May, daytime highs in Yosemite National Park are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 34°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

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: contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge, take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and don't miss a visit to Battery Spencer.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco tour itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in June: highs in San Francisco hover around 71°F, while lows dip to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Museums

Side Trip

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Seattle

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 7th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, then take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally browse the fresh offerings at Pike Place Market.

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Fly from San Francisco to Seattle in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Seattle can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. On the 8th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Parks