17 days in Western US Itinerary

17 days in Western US Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Anaheim
— 1 night
2
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
3
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
4
San Francisco
— 3 nights
5
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights

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night
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): get your game on at The VOID, thendiscover the magic at Disney California Adventure Park, and then get your game on at Flightdeck Flight Simulation Center. On the 12th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get in on the family fun at Disneyland Park and then experience the excitement of Radiator Springs Racers.

For more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Anaheim road trip planning tool.

Boston to Anaheim is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Boston to Anaheim, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Boston in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Anaheim, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Radiator Springs Racers ©
Radiator Springs Racers

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood and then examine the collection at The Getty Center. Keep things going the next day: watch a film at California Science Center, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, thenget to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and finally look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles travel planner.

You can drive from Anaheim to Los Angeles in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Los Angeles sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Theme Parks Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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nights
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: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, trek along Tuolumne Meadows, and get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park road trip planning site.

Traveling by bus from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park takes 12 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, Yosemite National Park is cooler at night with lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

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nights
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: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, don't miss a visit to Lombard Street, get great views at Twin Peaks, and shop like a local with Ferry Building Marketplace.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read San Francisco vacation site.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, you will find days in San Francisco are little chillier (°F), and nights are somewhat warmer (°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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nights
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: witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin, take a peaceful walk through Petrified Tree, trek along Artist Point, and explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park road trip planning site.

You can fly from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train, bus, shuttle, and car. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Traveling from San Francisco in August, plan for much colder nights in Yellowstone National Park, with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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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