22 days in Western US Itinerary

22 days in Western US Itinerary

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22 days in Western US Itinerary

Start: Little Rock
Fly:  6​h
1
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
3
Anaheim
— 1 night
train:  30​min
4
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Redwood National Park
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  7​h 15​min
6
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
7
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
8
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
9
Jackson Hole
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
10
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Little Rock

1
night
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.
On the 1st (Mon), get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and then ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Las Vegas trip tool .

Little Rock to Las Vegas is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Little Rock to Las Vegas. In July, Las Vegas is somewhat warmer than Little Rock - with highs of 104°F and lows of 81°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

4
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.
On the 4th (Thu), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, hike along North Kaibab Trail, appreciate the history behind Powell Point, and take some stellar pictures from Lipan Point.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park day trip planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in July; daily highs in Grand Canyon National Park reach 84°F and lows reach 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to drive to Anaheim.

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
North Kaibab Trail ©
North Kaibab Trail

1
night
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): discover the magic at Disneyland Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Mon): discover the magic at Disney California Adventure Park.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Anaheim visit planner .

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Anaheim in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Anaheim due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, Anaheim is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can take a train to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure 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.
Bring the kids along to Universal Studios Hollywood and Griffith Observatory. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The Getty Center, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, explore the engaging exhibits at Travel Town, and make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip site .

Los Angeles is just a stone's throw from Anaheim. In July in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 66°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

1
night
Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Redwood National Park.

For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Redwood National Park trip itinerary maker app .

Explore your travel options from Los Angeles to Redwood National Park with the Route module. In July, Redwood National Park is slightly colder than Los Angeles - with highs of 64°F and lows of 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park

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night
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.
On the 13th (Sat), meet the residents at Seattle Aquarium, take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Pike Place Market. On your second day here, examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, pause for some photo ops at Fremont Troll, then take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and finally meet the residents at Woodland Park Zoo.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Seattle road trip planning tool .

Explore your travel options from Redwood National Park to Seattle with the Route module. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Redwood National Park in July; daily highs in Seattle reach 79°F and lows reach 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
Highlights from your plan
Seattle Aquarium ©
Seattle Aquarium
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Exploratorium and Japanese Tea Garden. There's much more to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, wander the streets of SoMa, and take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

Plan trip to San Francisco with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Do a combination of flight and subway from Seattle to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Seattle in July, you will find days in San Francisco are slightly colder (73°F), and nights are about the same (57°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

2
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Hayden Valley and Lehardy's Rapids. The adventure continues: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, cruise along Lamar Valley, witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Uncle Tom's Trail.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park online day trip planner .

Do a combination of flight and car from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, flight, and taxi; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park is 1 hour. Traveling from San Francisco in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Yellowstone National Park, with lows of 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can go by car to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

1
night
Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grand Teton.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Jackson Hole trip itinerary site .

Drive from Yellowstone National Park to Jackson Hole in 2 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July: highs in Jackson Hole hover around 79°F, while lows dip to 44°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

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Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
National Landmark red cliffs and the even more striking Pikes Peak mountain attracts tourism to Colorado Springs.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): have some family-friendly fun at Battlefield Colorado, then find something for the whole family at North Pole - Santa's Workshop, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Garden of the Gods.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs trip planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Jackson Hole to Colorado Springs takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Jackson Hole in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Colorado Springs: highs are around 86°F and lows about 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Fun & Games Theme Parks

Side Trip

North Pole - Santa's Workshop
Highlights from your plan
Battlefield Colorado ©
Battlefield Colorado
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
North Pole - Santa's Workshop ©
North Pole - Santa's Workshop

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