20 days in Western US Itinerary

20 days in Western US Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western US route planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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Grand Teton National Park
— 1 night
Fly to Flagstaff, Bus to Maswik Lodge
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive
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Anaheim
— 1 night
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly
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Seattle
— 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 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, take in the dramatic natural features at Lower Geyser Basin, and take some stellar pictures from Lookout Point.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary tool.

Brussels, Belgium to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Brussels to Yellowstone National Park is minus 8 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Brussels in September, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 18°C and lows at 0°C. On the 25th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

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 26th (Sat), trek along Menor's Ferry Historical Trail, then cruise along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Teton.

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Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park takes 1.5 hours. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Grand Teton National Park: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

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.
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, take some stellar pictures from Powell Point, stroll through Rim Trail, and hike along South Kaibab Trail.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip planning app.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Grand Teton National Park to Grand Canyon National Park takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in September, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be about the same, around 7°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

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 30th (Wed): take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, try to win big at Paris Las Vegas, then don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck. On the 1st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

To see ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Las Vegas online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, plan for a bit warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 39°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Anaheim.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Anaheim

— 1 night

Heart of Orange County

Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
On the 2nd (Fri), make a trip to Downtown Disney District and then make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Anaheim driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Anaheim takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In October in Anaheim, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks

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, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, make a trip to Olmsted Point, and take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip tool.

Drive from Anaheim to Yosemite National Park in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Anaheim in October, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are little chillier (22°C), and nights are cooler (-2°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

San Francisco

— 2 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Alcatraz Island, then take in the pleasant sights at Fisherman's Wharf, and then don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Wed): engage your brain at Exploratorium and then walk around Golden Gate Park.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read San Francisco day trip site.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by car takes about 4 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Museums

Seattle

— 3 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.
Seattle is known for museums, parks, and wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, take a stroll through Pike Place Market, take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and make a trip to Space Needle.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Seattle trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from San Francisco to Seattle by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in October, things will get little chillier in Seattle: highs are around 20°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

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