20 days in Western US Itinerary

20 days in Western US Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western US trip maker

Make it your trip
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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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Jackson Hole
— 2 nights
Fly
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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Redwood National Park
— 2 nights
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Drive to California Redwood Coast-Humboldt County Airport, Fly to Missoula International Airport, Drive to Glacier National Park
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Glacier National Park
— 3 nights
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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 parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, contemplate the waterfront views at Cistern Spring, take a memorable drive along Beartooth Hwy, and get to know the fascinating history of Uncle Tom's Trail.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary maker app.

Knoxville to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Knoxville to Yellowstone National Park. Traveling from Knoxville in July, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are little chillier (73°F), and nights are cooler (39°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Jackson Hole

— 2 nights
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
On the 18th (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Teton. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Mon): stop by Lee's Tees and then make a trip to Town Square.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Jackson Hole online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Jackson Hole takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Jackson Hole, ranging from highs of 79°F to lows of 44°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Shopping

Side Trip

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

— 1 night

A Land of Giants

With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
On the 20th (Tue), take in breathtaking views at Kings Canyon National Park, then surround yourself with nature on Sequoia Sightseeing Tours, and then explore the striking landscape at Moro Rock Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Grizzly Falls and then trek along General Grant Tree Trail.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Jackson Hole to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Jackson Hole in July, you will find days in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park are somewhat warmer (98°F), and nights are warmer (66°F). On the 21st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

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 trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass, don't miss a visit to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias, and get a dose of the wild on YExplore Yosemite Adventures - Day Tours.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by bus from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in July, plan for little chillier days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 83°F, while nights are colder with lows around 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Redwood National Park

— 2 nights
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Redwood National Park. Keep things going the next day: stroll through California Coastal Trail and then kick back and relax at Enderts Beach.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Redwood National Park trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Yosemite National Park to Redwood National Park. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Redwood National Park, with highs around 64°F, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 52°F. You'll set off for Glacier National Park on the 27th (Tue).

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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.
On the 30th (Fri), hike the day away at Highline Trail. There's lots more to do: admire all the interesting features of Going-to-the-Sun Road, contemplate the waterfront views at McDonald Creek, admire the verdant scenery at Logan Pass, and hike along Avalanche Lake.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Glacier National Park road trip planning website.

Explore your travel options from Redwood National Park to Glacier National Park with the Route module. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. While traveling from Redwood National Park, expect much warmer days and about the same nights in Glacier National Park, ranging from highs of 85°F to lows of 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature