17 days in Western US Itinerary

17 days in Western US Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western US trip itinerary maker

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Fly to Flagstaff, Bus to Grand Canyon National Park
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly
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Seattle
— 1 night
Fly
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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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Grand Teton National Park
— 2 nights
Fly

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Grand Canyon National Park

— 2 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 2nd (Thu), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, trot along with a tour on horseback, and hike along South Kaibab Trail.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip maker app.

Cincinnati to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Cincinnati to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cincinnati in June, expect a bit cooler with lows of 42°F in Grand Canyon National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Las Vegas

— 1 night

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): don't miss a visit to The Strip, admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

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Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June: highs in Las Vegas hover around 103°F, while lows dip to 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Yosemite National Park

— 4 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.
On the 6th (Mon), spend a scenic day exploring the area around Half Dome. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, take in the dramatic scenery at Bridalveil Fall, trek along Cathedral Lake Trail, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Four Mile Trail.

For traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park online route planner.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Yosemite National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in June: high temperatures in Yosemite National Park hover around 79°F and lows are around 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

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 9th (Thu), take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, then go for a walk through Lombard Street, and finally take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: engage your brain at Exploratorium, steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Alcatraz Island.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the San Francisco online trip builder.

Drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, plan for slightly colder days and a bit warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 71°F by day to 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks

Seattle

— 1 night

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.
On the 11th (Sat), find something for the whole family at Seattle Great Wheel, then take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, and finally shop like a local with Pike Place Market.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Seattle trip app.

Getting from San Francisco to Seattle by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Seattle are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Theme Parks · Museums

Yellowstone National Park

— 4 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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mount Washburn, and contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park online trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. When traveling from Seattle in June, plan for a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Yellowstone National Park: temperatures range from 66°F by day to 34°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature · Parks · Wildlife

Grand Teton National Park

— 2 nights

Mountains of the Imagination

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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Teton. On your second day here, trek along Taggart Lake.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Grand Teton National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 1.5 hours. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Grand Teton National Park, with highs around 72°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Trails