19 days in Western US Itinerary

19 days in Western US Itinerary

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19 days in Western US Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly + taxi:  4​h 15​min
1
Glacier National Park
— 2 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + Drive:  7​h 45​min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  7​h 45​min
5
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 30​min
6
Olympic National Park
— 3 nights
bus + ferry:  4​h 15​min
End: Seattle

2
nights
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.
On the 15th (Mon), explore the activities along McDonald Creek. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: walk around Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Glacier National Park trip itinerary builder .

Seattle to Glacier National Park is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Seattle to Glacier National Park. Traveling from Seattle in July, you will find days in Glacier National Park are a bit warmer (85°F), and nights are a bit cooler (49°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail

3
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.
Get in touch with nature at Lamar Valley and Grand Prismatic Spring. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Uncle Tom's Trail and Beaver Ponds Loop Trail. There's lots more to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, admire all the interesting features of Artist Point, and explore the striking landscape at Gibbon Falls.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park online trip planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi, flight, and car from Glacier National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, Yellowstone National Park is little chillier than Glacier National Park - with highs of 73°F and lows of 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to San Francisco.

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

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Popular historic sites such as Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island are in your itinerary. Take a break from San Francisco with a short trip to Wine Tours & Tastings in Napa, about 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, look for gifts at City Lights Booksellers, walk around Golden Gate Park, and admire all the interesting features of Twin Peaks.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco attractions tool .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, shuttle, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July since evenings lows in San Francisco dip to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Tours Historic Sites

Side Trip

Wine Tours & Tastings
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Wine Tours & Tastings

4
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Taft Point and Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias. There's much more to do: hike along Tuolumne Meadows, take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, cruise along Tioga Pass, and take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park route planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 83°F, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove

1
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 29th (Mon), make a trip to The Strip and then don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio. Keep things going the next day: take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck and then take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

For reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip itinerary builder site .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in July: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 104°F and lows are around 81°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

3
nights
Olympic National Park

Olympic National Park ©
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Ruby Beach and Rialto Beach. Get outdoors at Hurricane Ridge and Olympic National Park. The adventure continues: take a peaceful walk through Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center and trek along Second Beach Trail.

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Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Olympic National Park takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In July, Olympic National Park is much colder than Las Vegas - with highs of 70°F and lows of 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Ruby Beach ©
Ruby Beach
Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge
Rialto Beach ©
Rialto Beach

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