20 days in Western US Itinerary

20 days in Western US Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western US tour planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Grand Teton National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Fly
3
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly
4
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive
5
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
6
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive
7
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Bus to Flagstaff Amtrak, Fly to Indianapolis

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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.
Spend the 8th (Tue) surrounded by wildlife at Grand Teton. There's lots more to do: stroll through Taggart Lake, hike along Cascade Canyon Trail, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of the Sacred Heart, and take in the pleasant sights at Potholes Turnout.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Teton National Park tour itinerary planning site.

Indianapolis to Grand Teton National Park is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Indianapolis in June: highs in Grand Teton National Park hover around 72°F, while lows dip to 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Yellowstone National Park

— 4 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, witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin, trek along Observation Point Trail, and stroll through Inspiration Point.

For photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park online tour planner.

Getting from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. In June, Yellowstone National Park is slightly colder than Grand Teton National Park - with highs of 66°F and lows of 34°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium, then don't miss a visit to Space Needle, then take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally browse the fresh offerings at Pike Place Market.

To see where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Seattle online vacation maker.

Traveling by flight from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, expect nights in Seattle to be much warmer, around 57°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

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, engage your brain at Exploratorium, take in the pleasant sights at Lombard Street, and stop by Fisherman's Wharf.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our San Francisco visit planner.

You can fly from Seattle to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in June, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Museums

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, get great views at Valley View, hike along Tuolumne Meadows, and don't miss a visit to Half Dome.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in June: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 79°F, while lows dip to 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In June, Las Vegas is warmer than Yosemite National Park - with highs of 103°F and lows of 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks

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.
On the 23rd (Wed), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail, hike along South Kaibab Trail, and take some stellar pictures from Pipe Creek Vista.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park online trip builder.

Getting from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: 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. Traveling from Las Vegas in June, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be much colder, around 42°F, while days are little chillier, around 85°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature