22 days in Western US Itinerary

22 days in Western US Itinerary

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22 days in Western US Itinerary

Start: Columbus
Fly + Drive:  7​h 30​min
1
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Grand Teton National Park
— 1 night
+2
Fly + Taxi + Bus:  9​h 45​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
5
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
7
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
8
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Columbus

3
nights
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
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, trails, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser, look for all kinds of wild species at Lehardy's Rapids, and take in the awesome beauty at Mount Washburn.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park tour itinerary maker app .

Columbus to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of bus, taxi, flight, and car; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Columbus to Yellowstone National Park. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Columbus in June: highs in Yellowstone National Park hover around 66°F, while lows dip to 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Yellowstone Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake

1
night
Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier View Turnout, then take a memorable drive along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grand Teton.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Teton National Park vacation builder tool .

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 1.5 hours. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Grand Teton National Park, with highs around 72°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Nature Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Glacier View Turnout ©
Glacier View Turnout

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.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, historic sites, scenic drive, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, trek along Bright Angel Trail, stroll through Rim Trail, and get great views at Lipan Point.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park attractions planner.

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. When traveling from Grand Teton National Park in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 85°F by day to 42°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

3
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
When in Las Vegas, make a side trip to see Hoover Dam in Boulder City, approximately 50 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Las Vegas trip itinerary maker site .

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, you will find days in Las Vegas are somewhat warmer (103°F), and nights are much warmer (77°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

2
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument and then get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at USS Midway Museum and then enjoy some diversion at Balboa Park.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the San Diego road trip planner .

Getting from Las Vegas to San Diego by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in June, you will find days in San Diego are colder (73°F), and nights are a bit cooler (64°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

3
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
When in Los Angeles, make a side trip to see Disneyland Park in Anaheim, approximately 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, enjoy some music at Walt Disney Concert Hall, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, and experience the excitement of Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Los Angeles day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Diego in June: highs in Los Angeles hover around 79°F, while lows dip to 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, make a trip to Lombard Street, and buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the San Francisco vacation maker tool .

Fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Los Angeles in June: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 71°F and lows are around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

3
nights
Seattle

Seattle ©
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 27th (Sat): observe the fascinating underwater world at Seattle Aquarium, take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally shop like a local with Pike Place Market. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum, then examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Alki Beach.

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Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Seattle takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Seattle can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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