17 days in Chattanooga, San Antonio & Western US Itinerary

17 days in Chattanooga, San Antonio & Western US Itinerary

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Chattanooga
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San Antonio
— 1 night
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Escondido
— 1 night
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
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Fort Collins
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Chattanooga

Dynamo of Dixie

Once saddled with the reputation of being one of the country's dirtiest cities, Chattanooga now boasts a pedestrian-friendly downtown with a network of leafy waterfront trails and free electric shuttles.
On the 1st (Thu), contemplate the waterfront views at Ocoee Outdoors, Inc. and then contemplate the waterfront views at Adventures Unlimited. On the 2nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by The Spice & Tea Exchange of Chattanooga, then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and then appreciate the history behind Law Enforcement Memorial.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Chattanooga holiday site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Chattanooga. In July in Chattanooga, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 71°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Chattanooga

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trip

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River Rafting & Tubing
Adventures Unlimited ©
Adventures Unlimited
The Spice & Tea Exchange of Chattanooga ©
The Spice & Tea Exchange of Chattanooga

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San Antonio

San Antonio ©

The Alamo City

As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): find something for the whole family at SeaWorld.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our San Antonio trip itinerary app.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Chattanooga to San Antonio in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Chattanooga in July, you will find days in San Antonio are somewhat warmer (98°F), and nights are about the same (75°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Antonio

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
SeaWorld ©
SeaWorld

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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.
On the 4th (Sun), cross one thing off your bucket list with Paragon Skydive, contemplate the long history of Grand Canyon Railway Depot, then trot along with Canyon Trail Rides, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim. On the 5th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Bright Angel Trail.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park road trip app.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from San Antonio to Grand Canyon National Park in 10 hours. Another option is to drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from San Antonio to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Antonio in July, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are little chillier (84°F), and nights are much colder (52°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to drive to Escondido.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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Escondido

Escondido

Hidden Treasure

Escondido reflects its Spanish and Mexican roots (it’s the oldest city in San Diego County) through historical architecture with short stucco buildings painted in pastel colors.
To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Escondido trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Escondido in 8 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Escondido due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, you will find days in Escondido are a bit cooler (75°F), and nights are a bit warmer (66°F). You'll set off for San Francisco on the 6th (Tue).

Things to do in Escondido

Outdoors · Parks · Wineries · Tours

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 7th (Wed), engage your brain at Exploratorium, then don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge, and then go for a walk through Lombard Street. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Alcatraz Island and then wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco travel route planning app.

Traveling by flight from Escondido to San Francisco takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Escondido in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 57°F in San Francisco. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Museums · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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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.
Kids will enjoy Glacier Point and Half Dome. There's still lots to do: take a memorable tour with YExplore Yosemite Adventures - Day Tours, take in the dramatic natural features at Taft Point, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and trek along Lembert Dome.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 83°F by day to 46°F at night. On the 12th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Half Dome ©
Half Dome
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Mount Washburn. There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Yellowstone Lake, witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, take in the dramatic natural features at Blue Star Spring, and take a pleasant ride with Yellowstone Wilderness Outfitters.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park travel route planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, shuttle, and taxi. Traveling from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, expect Yellowstone National Park to be a bit cooler, temps between 73°F and 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Fort Collins.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Yellowstone Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake

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Fort Collins

Fort Collins ©
Called vibrant, eclectic and authentic, Fort Collins tops “best of” lists year after year thanks to its myriad of cultural opportunities.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): stop by St. Pete's Fly Shop and then admire the natural beauty at Annual Flower Trial Garden.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Fort Collins trip maker site.

Traveling by flight from Yellowstone National Park to Fort Collins takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, shuttle, taxi, and train. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, expect Fort Collins to be a bit warmer, temps between 87°F and 55°F. On the 17th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fort Collins

Shopping · Parks
Highlights from your plan
St. Pete's Fly Shop ©
St. Pete's Fly Shop
Annual Flower Trial Garden ©
Annual Flower Trial Garden

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