21 days in Western US Itinerary

21 days in Western US Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western US journey builder

Plan created by another user. Make it yours
1
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
2
Santa Fe
— 2 nights
3
Sedona
— 4 nights
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
5
Page
— 2 nights
6
Moab
— 3 nights
7
Monterey
— 3 nights
8
Portland
— 1 night

S M T W T F S
30
31
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26

2
nights
Yellowstone National Park

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.
Visiting Upper Geyser Basin and Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Norris Geyser Basin and Grand Loop Road. Next up on the itinerary: witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park trip planning tool.

Dusseldorf, Germany to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Dusseldorf to Yellowstone National Park is minus 8 hours. In June, Yellowstone National Park is a bit cooler than Dusseldorf - with highs of 22°C and lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Scenic Drive · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Loop Road ©
Grand Loop Road
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin
Norris Geyser Basin ©
Norris Geyser Basin

2
nights
Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©

City Different

Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
On the 4th (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Loretto Chapel, then contemplate the long history of Santa Fe Plaza, and finally explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum. On your second day here, take in the dramatic natural features at Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument, see the interesting displays at Museum of International Folk Art, and then stop by Canyon Road.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Santa Fe trip itinerary site.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Santa Fe takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, shuttle, taxi, and train. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, things will get much hotter in Santa Fe: highs are around 37°C and lows about 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument ©
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road

4
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Slide Rock State Park and Boynton Canyon Trail. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Red Rock State Park and Oak Creek Canyon. Take a break from Sedona with a short trip to Montezuma Castle National Monument in Camp Verde, about 42 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: trek along Broken Arrow Trail, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take a memorable drive along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), and stroll through Airport Mesa.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Sedona trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Santa Fe to Sedona in 7 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Santa Fe in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Sedona, with lows of 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Broken Arrow Trail ©
Broken Arrow Trail
Red Rock State Park ©
Red Rock State Park
Boynton Canyon Trail ©
Boynton Canyon Trail

2
nights
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
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 10th (Thu): hike along Bright Angel Trail. On your second day here, take some stellar pictures from Mather Point, then hike along South Kaibab Trail, and then take in panoramic vistas at Desert View Watchtower.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by bus from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. While traveling from Sedona, expect a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Mather Point ©
Mather Point

2
nights
Page

Page ©

Center of Canyon Country

Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Powell, admire the engineering at Glen Canyon Dam, and then explore the striking landscape at Rainbow Bridge National Monument.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Page trip maker app.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Page in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Page: temperatures range from 41°C by day to 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Moab.

Things to do in Page

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area ©
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area
Rainbow Bridge National Monument ©
Rainbow Bridge National Monument
Lake Powell ©
Lake Powell

3
nights
Moab

Moab

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Kids will enjoy Corona Arch and River Rafting & Tubing. Discover out-of-the-way places like Delicate Arch and Moab Gear Trader. Take a break from Moab with a short trip to Pothole Arch in Arches National Park, about 34 minutes away. There's still lots to do: get a bird's-eye view with Canyonlands Ballooning, skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, don't miss a visit to The Overlook Gallery, and immerse yourself in nature at Dead Horse Point State Park.

Planning Moab trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

You can drive from Page to Moab in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of shuttle, bus, and car. Traveling from Page in June, Moab is a bit cooler at night with lows of 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Monterey.

Things to do in Moab

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Corona Arch
Corona Arch
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch
Canyonlands Ballooning ©
Canyonlands Ballooning

3
nights
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Take a break from the city and head to Carmel River State Beach and McWay Falls. Visit Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park and McAbee Beach for some beach relaxation. Get out of town with these interesting Monterey side-trips: Big Sur (Pfeiffer State Beach & Coast Gallery Big Sur). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Asilomar State Beach, admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and don't miss a visit to China Rock.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Monterey travel route planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Moab to Monterey takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Moab to Monterey, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Moab, expect much colder days and a bit cooler nights in Monterey, ranging from highs of 23°C to lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Carmel River State Beach ©
Carmel River State Beach
Asilomar State Beach ©
Asilomar State Beach
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park ©
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park

1
night
Portland

Portland ©

City of Roses

A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Washington Park, take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, then admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, then take in nature's colorful creations at Lan Su Chinese Garden, and finally stop by Powell's City of Books.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Portland online sightseeing planner.

Fly from Monterey to Portland in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Monterey in June, expect nights in Portland to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
International Rose Test Garden ©
International Rose Test Garden
Washington Park ©
Washington Park
Lan Su Chinese Garden ©
Lan Su Chinese Garden

Similar plans

23 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights Preferences: June, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Fast-paced 22 days in Western US BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, popular sights Preferences: July, teens Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 22 days in Western US BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, teens, popular sights Preferences: August, teens Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 25 days in Western US BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, hidden gems Preferences: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 20 days in Western US BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights Preferences: September, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Slow & easy 23 days in Western US BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, popular sights Preferences: April Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 22 days in Western US BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, kids, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 24 days in Western US BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, popular sights Preferences: September Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 22 days in Western US BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, popular sights Preferences: August Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 29 days in Western US BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: July, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 22 days in Western US BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, kids, popular sights Preferences: July, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 60 days in Western US BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: September, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy
See more plans