20 days in Western US Itinerary

20 days in Western US Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western US travel 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
5
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
6
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive
7
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of the Sacred Heart, then cruise along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, then explore and take pictures at Teton Park Road, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Elk Ranch Flats Turnout, Grand Teton National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier View Turnout, steep yourself in history at Mormon Row Historic District, look for all kinds of wild species at Blacktail Ponds Overlook, then get engrossed in the history at Murie Centre, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cathedral Group.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Teton National Park trip planning tool.

Orlando to Grand Teton National Park is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Orlando to Grand Teton National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Orlando in March, expect Grand Teton National Park to be cooler, temps between 39°F and 19°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can go by car to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Parks · Historic Sites

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: take a memorable drive along Grand Loop Road, tour the pleasant surroundings at Monument Geyser Basin, trek along North Rim Trail, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Yellowstone National Park using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Yellowstone National Park, with lows of 10°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough 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.
On the 24th (Wed), explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum, then see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Alki Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: shop like a local with Glasshouse Studio, enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, then view the masterpieces 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.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Seattle trip planner.

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle in 6 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in March, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Seattle: temperatures range from 56°F by day to 42°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Shopping · Parks · 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 26th (Fri), take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through Chinatown, engage your brain at Exploratorium, and then browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip maker.

You can fly from Seattle to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or take a bus. In March, San Francisco is somewhat warmer than Seattle - with highs of 65°F and lows of 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) 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: get a dose of the wild on YExplore Yosemite Adventures - Day Tours, don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village, explore the striking landscape at Half Dome, and trek along Tuolumne Meadows.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Yosemite National Park online visit planner.

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from San Francisco in March: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 53°F, while lows dip to 23°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time 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 1st (Thu): see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, then wander the streets of The Strip, and then enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum.

To find out how to plan a trip to Las Vegas, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In March, Las Vegas is much warmer than Yosemite National Park - with highs of 74°F and lows of 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour and then hike along South Kaibab Trail. On the next day, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Lookout Studio, then examine the collection at Kolb Studio, and finally contemplate the long history of Hermit's Rest.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park. Traveling from Las Vegas in April, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be cooler, around 26°F, while days are slightly colder, around 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks