22 days in Western US Itinerary

22 days in Western US Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western US trip planner

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Glacier National Park
— 3 nights
Fly
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Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly to Fresno Yosemite International Airport, Drive 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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Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
Drive
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Grand Teton National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Jackson Hole
— 2 nights
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Glacier National Park

— 3 nights

Crown of the Continent

The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
On the 7th (Sun), hike the day away at Highline Trail. There's still lots to do: hike along Grinnell Glacier, appreciate the views at Logan Pass, tour the pleasant surroundings at Avalanche Lake, and admire all the interesting features of Going-to-the-Sun Road.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Glacier National Park road trip planning app.

New York City to Glacier National Park is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from New York City to Glacier National Park, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in August, expect colder with lows of 48°F in Glacier National Park. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Seattle.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, make a trip to Space Needle, and then take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass. On the next day, pick up some local products at Pike Place Market and then get a taste of the local shopping with Glasshouse Studio.

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Traveling by flight from Glacier National Park to Seattle takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Glacier National Park to Seattle due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Glacier National Park in August, Seattle is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks

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.
On the 16th (Tue), spend a scenic day exploring the area around Half Dome. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Nature Center at Happy Isles.

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Explore your travel options from Seattle to Yosemite National Park with the Route module. Traveling from Seattle in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Yosemite National Park, with lows of 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

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 trip includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge, take in panoramic vistas at Coit Tower, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, and take in the pleasant sights at Lombard Street.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read San Francisco route builder website.

Drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, plan for little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 73°F by day to 59°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature

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 parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin, look for all kinds of wild species at Firehole Canyon Drive, and explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin.

To find ratings and more tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway, train, bus, and car. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for colder nights when traveling from San Francisco in August since evenings lows in Yellowstone National Park dip to 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

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.
On the 25th (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Grand Teton. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Fri): trek along Jenny Lake Trail and then admire all the interesting features of 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Teton National Park vacation tool.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Grand Teton National Park: temperatures range from 78°F by day to 43°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Jackson Hole

— 2 nights
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at National Museum of Wildlife Art, then get a new perspective on things with Jackson Hole Fly Fishing School, and then get outside with Teton Backcountry Rentals. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Laurance Rockefeller Preserve.

For ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Jackson Hole trip planner.

Getting from Grand Teton National Park to Jackson Hole by car takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in August, and nighttime lows around 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Wildlife · Parks · Museums · Tours