20 days in Western US Itinerary

20 days in Western US Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western US journey planner

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Fly
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Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly
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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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Grand Teton National Park
— 1 night
Fly to Reno, Bus to Yosemite National Park
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly
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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
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Seattle

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 12th (Sun): take in the exciting artwork at Glasshouse Studio and then shop like a local with Chihuly Garden and Glass. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Museum of History & Industry, take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, and then wander the streets of Pike Place Market.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Seattle vacation planner.

Atlanta to Seattle is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from Atlanta in September, things will get slightly colder in Seattle: highs are around 72°F and lows about 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

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Yellowstone National Park

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, take in the dramatic natural features at Natural Bridge Trail, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, and identify plant and animal life at Firehole Canyon Drive.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park. Traveling from Seattle in September, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are little chillier (60°F), and nights are much colder (33°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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Grand Teton National Park

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 19th (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Teton.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Teton National Park driving holiday planning app.

Drive from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, you will find days in Grand Teton National Park are somewhat warmer (68°F), and nights are about the same (38°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Wildlife · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip

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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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of Wawona Hotel, National Historic Landmark, explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, contemplate the waterfront views at Tenaya Lake, and make a trip to Olmsted Point.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Grand Teton National Park to Yosemite National Park by combination of flight and bus takes about 9 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Teton National Park to Yosemite National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in September, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be about the same, around 38°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

3
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San Francisco

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Exploratorium and SS Jeremiah O'Brien. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge. And it doesn't end there: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, go for a walk through Lombard Street, walk around Golden Gate Park, and wander the streets of Chinatown.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the San Francisco road trip site.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by car takes about 4 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of 58°F in San Francisco. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

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Los Angeles

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
On the 27th (Mon), appreciate the extensive heritage of Venice Canals Walkway, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, then explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and finally see the interesting displays at Petersen Automotive Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at The Getty Center, then get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, then examine the collection at Madame Tussauds Hollywood, and finally see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

For reviews and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in September, with highs in Los Angeles at 85°F and lows at 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

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Las Vegas

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Strip and The Mob Museum. The adventure continues: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, try to win big at Casino At The Venetian, make a trip to Paris Las Vegas, and admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To find maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas online holiday builder.

Fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 93°F to lows of 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Casinos · Fun & Games · Shopping · Historic Sites