19 days in Western US Itinerary

19 days in Western US Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western US trip itinerary planner

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Colorado Springs
— 1 night
Fly
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
3
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly
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Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly
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Glacier National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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Grand Teton National Park
— 2 nights
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Colorado Springs

— 1 night
Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Colorado Springs journey planning app.

Asheville to Colorado Springs is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and subway. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Asheville in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 58°F in Colorado Springs. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

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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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, take some stellar pictures from Half Dome, hike along Panorama Trail, and cruise along Tioga Pass.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park vacation planning site.

Fly from Colorado Springs to Yosemite National Park in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Colorado Springs to Yosemite National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Colorado Springs in July, plan for little chillier nights in Yosemite National Park, with lows around 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

San Francisco

— 3 nights

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: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, enjoy breathtaking views from Coit Tower, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and examine the collection at Musee Mecanique.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the San Francisco trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by car takes about 4 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, expect nights in San Francisco to be somewhat warmer, around 57°F, while days are slightly colder, around 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Seattle

— 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, then shop like a local with Pike Place Market, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, observe the fascinating underwater world at Seattle Aquarium, and then explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Seattle trip maker tool.

Getting from San Francisco to Seattle by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in July, expect nights in Seattle to be about the same, around 60°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 79°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Neighborhoods

Glacier National Park

— 3 nights

Crown of the Continent

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.
Glacier National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: trek along Iceberg Lake Trail, contemplate the waterfront views at McDonald Creek, admire the sheer force of Virginia Falls, and take some stellar pictures from Jackson Glacier Overlook.

To see more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Glacier National Park trip builder website.

You can fly from Seattle to Glacier National Park in 4.5 hours. Another option is to drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Seattle in July, expect nights in Glacier National Park to be little chillier, around 49°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 85°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Yellowstone National Park

— 3 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 historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, look for all kinds of wild species at Mount Washburn, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, and explore the striking landscape of Lake Butte Overlook.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Glacier National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Glacier National Park in July, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 73°F and lows at 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

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 22nd (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Teton.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Teton National Park trip planner.

Drive from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 1.5 hours. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Grand Teton National Park, with highs around 79°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Trails