19 days in Doylestown & Western US Itinerary

19 days in Doylestown & Western US Itinerary

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Start: Doylestown
1
Doylestown
— 1 day
+2
Taxi + Fly + Taxi:  8 h 30 min
2
Glacier National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Taxi + Fly + Drive:  7 h 45 min
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Grand Teton National Park
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  6 h 30 min
5
Rocky Mountain National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 15 min
6
Aspen
— 1 night
Bus:  6 h 30 min
7
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  4 h
8
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h
9
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
10
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  35 h
End: Doylestown

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Doylestown

Doylestown ©
Doylestown is a borough and the county seat of Bucks County in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): stroll around Kids Castle, then step into the grandiose world of Fonthill Castle, and then explore the galleries of Michener Art Museum.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Doylestown driving holiday planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Doylestown. August in Doylestown sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 62°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Doylestown

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Fonthill Castle ©
Fonthill Castle
Michener Art Museum ©
Michener Art Museum
Kids Castle ©
Kids Castle

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Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): hike along Iceberg Lake Trail, then admire the sheer force of Virginia Falls, and then admire all the interesting features of Going-to-the-Sun Road. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take some stellar pictures from Jackson Glacier Overlook, hike along Highline Trail, and then explore the striking landscape at Grinnell Glacier.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Glacier National Park trip itinerary builder website.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Doylestown to Glacier National Park in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Doylestown to Glacier National Park is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Doylestown in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Glacier National Park, with lows of 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail
Virginia Falls ©
Virginia Falls

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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.
Get in touch with nature at Old Faithful and Upper Geyser Basin. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Grand Loop Road, take in the natural beauty of Midway Geyser Basin, take in the dramatic natural features at Beryl Spring, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Gibbon Falls.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park sightseeing planner.

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and car from Glacier National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 8 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train, bus, shuttle, and car. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Glacier National Park in August; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 70°F and lows reach 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Firehole Canyon Drive ©
Firehole Canyon Drive

2
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Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Menor's Ferry Historical Trail, cruise along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Teton. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Cascade Canyon Trail, then admire the sheer force of Hidden Falls, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Solitude.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Teton National Park trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, you will find days in Grand Teton National Park are a bit warmer (68°F), and nights are about the same (38°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail
Hidden Falls ©
Hidden Falls

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Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park ©
Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
On the 4th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Emerald Lake Trail, appreciate the views at Many Parks Curve Overlook, then take a memorable drive along Trail Ridge Road, and finally trek along Never Summer Ranch.

To find ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Rocky Mountain National Park road trip planning tool.

Getting from Grand Teton National Park to Rocky Mountain National Park by combination of flight and car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, bus, and car; or drive. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Rocky Mountain National Park: highs are around 81°F and lows about 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Aspen.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Emerald Lake Trail ©
Emerald Lake Trail
Never Summer Ranch ©
Never Summer Ranch

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night
Aspen

Aspen ©
Known as a ski resort town, Aspen's history goes back to its roots as a silver-mining village tucked away in an isolated valley of the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Maroon Bells.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Aspen trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Rocky Mountain National Park to Aspen by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, bus, and flight; or do a combination of car and bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Rocky Mountain National Park in September; daily highs in Aspen reach 72°F and lows reach 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Aspen

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Maroon Bells ©
Maroon Bells

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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 6th (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Nature Center at Happy Isles, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, then take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Tue): trek along Tuolumne Meadows, make a trip to Olmsted Point, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at May Lake Trailhead.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip planning website.

Getting from Aspen to Yosemite National Park by bus takes about 32 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Aspen to Yosemite National Park is minus 1 hour. In September, daytime highs in Yosemite National Park are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

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

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night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, appreciate the extensive heritage of Filbert Street Stairs, then steep yourself in history at Alcatraz Island, and finally browse the exhibits of SS Jeremiah O'Brien.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Yosemite National Park in September since evenings lows in San Francisco dip to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
SS Jeremiah O'Brien ©
SS Jeremiah O'Brien

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night
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 9th (Thu), enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas online vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in September, expect Las Vegas to be a bit warmer, temps between 93°F and 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens ©
Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens

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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 10th (Fri), trek along Bright Angel Trail and then get great views at Hopi Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sat): explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, then take some stellar pictures from Mather Point, and finally trek along South Kaibab Trail.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park journey maker site.

Getting from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 75°F to lows of 43°F. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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