19 days in Western US Itinerary

19 days in Western US Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western US tour planner

Make it your trip
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Grand Teton National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
Fly
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Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Grand Teton National Park

— 1 night

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.
On the 27th (Sun), identify plant and animal life at Grand Teton. Keep things going the next day: trek along Cascade Canyon Trail, then hike along Taggart Lake, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Transfiguration, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Sacred Heart.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Grand Teton National Park tour itinerary maker.

Palm Springs to Grand Teton National Park is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Palm Springs to Grand Teton National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Palm Springs in June, with highs in Grand Teton National Park at 72°F and lows at 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can go by car to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Yellowstone National Park

— 5 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: witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, hike along North Rim Trail, take a memorable drive along Grand Loop Road, and get impressive views of Monument Geyser Basin.

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

Getting from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in June, things will get little chillier in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 66°F and lows about 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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 4th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum, then examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, and then stroll through Alki Beach. Keep things going the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Glasshouse Studio, take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then take a stroll through Pike Place Market, and finally get in on the family fun at Seattle Great Wheel.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Seattle online route planner.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and shuttle. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, you will find days in Seattle are a bit warmer (79°F), and nights are much warmer (60°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Shopping · Beaches · Neighborhoods

San Francisco

— 2 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 6th (Tue), snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Chinatown, get curious at Exploratorium, and then browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco day trip site.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to San Francisco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Seattle in July, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 57°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums · Neighborhoods

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: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, trek along Nevada Falls Loop, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and stroll through Four Mile Trail.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park online tour builder.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in July, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are a bit warmer (83°F), and nights are slightly colder (46°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Las Vegas

— 2 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and then enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Tue): explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip tool.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, expect Las Vegas to be warmer, temps between 104°F and 81°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods · Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites

Grand Canyon National Park

— 2 nights
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, explore and take pictures at Bright Angel Point, then get great views at Pipe Creek Vista, and finally trek along South Kaibab Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along Bright Angel Trail.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

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 changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Las Vegas in July: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 84°F and lows are around 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature