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 30​min
1
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
3
Anaheim
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h
4
Redwood National Park
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
6
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
7
Jackson Hole
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
8
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h
End: Little Rock

2
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.
Attractions like Universal Studios Hollywood and Griffith Observatory make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at The Getty Center, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, look for gifts at Amoeba Music, and admire all the interesting features of Dodger Stadium.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip planner .

Little Rock to Los Angeles is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Little Rock in July, with highs in Los Angeles at 83°F and lows at 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can drive to Grand Canyon 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

3
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 5th (Fri), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, admire all the interesting features of East Rim Drive, get great views at Lipan Point, and appreciate the history behind Powell Point.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planner .

You can drive from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park, with lows around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can drive to Anaheim.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): discover the magic at Disneyland Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Tue): make an unforgettable trip to Disney California Adventure Park.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Anaheim trip builder site .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Anaheim in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July since evenings lows in Anaheim dip to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Redwood National Park.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Redwood National Park online trip itinerary builder .

Explore your travel options from Anaheim to Redwood National Park with the Route module. Traveling from Anaheim in July, you will find days in Redwood National Park are much colder (64°F), and nights are little chillier (52°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

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

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Family-friendly places like Exploratorium and California Academy of Sciences will thrill your kids. Dedicate the 13th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, catch a ride on Cable Cars, make a trip to Lombard Street, and take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden.

For reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco trip itinerary planning site .

You can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight from Redwood National Park to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. When traveling from Redwood National Park in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in San Francisco, with highs around 73°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences

2
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.
On the 15th (Mon), meet the residents at Seattle Aquarium, then enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, then take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally wander the streets of Pike Place Market. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, tour the pleasant surroundings at Volunteer Park Conservatory, then meet the residents at Woodland Park Zoo, and finally explore and take pictures at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Seattle sightseeing planning app .

Traveling by combination of subway and flight from San Francisco to Seattle takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Seattle, with highs around 79°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Seattle

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Teton.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Jackson Hole road trip site .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Seattle to Jackson Hole takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Seattle to Jackson Hole is 1 hour. Traveling from Seattle in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Jackson Hole, with lows around 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Wildlife Nature Parks

Side Trip

Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

5
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.
Attractions like Hayden Valley and Gibbon Falls make great kid-friendly stops. Spend the 21st (Sun) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, hike along Artist Point, take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, and get to know the fascinating history of Uncle Tom's Trail.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Jackson Hole to Yellowstone National Park in 2 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Jackson Hole in July, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 73°F and lows at 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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