19 days in Western US Itinerary

19 days in Western US Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western US journey maker

Make it your trip
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Las Vegas
— 1 night
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly
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Seattle
— 1 night
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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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Grand Teton National Park
— 3 nights
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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.
On the 1st (Tue), take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally take in panoramic vistas at High Roller. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed): take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then try to win big at Casino At The Venetian, and then examine the collection at The Mob Museum.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip planner.

Atlanta to Las Vegas is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from Atlanta in September, you will find days in Las Vegas are somewhat warmer (93°F), and nights are about the same (71°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Nature · Museums · Fun & Games

Grand Canyon National Park

— 4 nights
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, hike along South Kaibab Trail, get great views at Hopi Point, and explore and take pictures at Point Imperial Drive.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park travel route app.

Drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a 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. Traveling from Las Vegas in September, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are little chillier (75°F), and nights are colder (43°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Yosemite National Park

— 3 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: trek along Tuolumne Meadows, explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, explore the activities along Tenaya Lake, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Lembert Dome.

To see photos and more tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park vacation planning app.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September since evenings lows in Yosemite National Park dip to 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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: steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grace Cathedral, take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, and walk around Golden Gate Park.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read San Francisco trip planning app.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by car takes about 4 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 58°F in San Francisco. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Neighborhoods

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 13th (Sun), take a stroll through Pike Place Market, admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, and finally stroll around Waterfall Garden Park.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Seattle trip itinerary planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Seattle by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Seattle can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks

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, stroll through S Rim Trail, witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, and take in the dramatic natural features at Lower Geyser Basin.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary planning website.

Fly from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Seattle in September, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are a bit cooler (60°F), and nights are cooler (33°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Trails

Grand Teton National Park

— 3 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.
Grand Teton National Park is known for wildlife, scenic drive, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Teton, cruise along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, explore and take pictures at Teton Park Road, and explore the activities along Leigh Lake.

To see photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Grand Teton National Park trip planner.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Grand Teton National Park, ranging from highs of 68°F to lows of 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Nature · Parks · Scenic Drive · Outdoors