22 days in Western US Itinerary

22 days in Western US Itinerary

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Flagstaff
— 5 nights
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Las Vegas
— 1 night
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San Diego
— 2 nights
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
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Grand Teton National Park
— 3 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights

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Flagstaff

Flagstaff ©

City of Seven Wonders

Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
Visiting Grand Canyon South Rim and Bright Angel Point will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Flagstaff: Grand Canyon National Park (Powell Point, Bright Angel Trail, &more).

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Flagstaff vacation app.

Tucson to Flagstaff is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or take a bus. When traveling from Tucson in September, plan for a bit cooler days and colder nights in Flagstaff: temperatures range from 73°F by day to 43°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

1
night
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas visit planner.

Traveling by car from Flagstaff to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Flagstaff in September, expect nights in Las Vegas to be much hotter, around 71°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 93°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens ©

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San Diego

San Diego ©

America's Finest City

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 9th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Children's Pool and then stroll around La Jolla Cove. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument and then admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve.

For traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our San Diego travel planner.

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Diego in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Las Vegas in September, plan for a bit cooler days in San Diego, with highs around 79°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Trails
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve
Children's Pool ©
Children's Pool

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Fort Funston National Park and Marshall’s Beach. Get in touch with nature at Alcatraz Island and China Beach. There's lots more to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, appreciate the extensive heritage of Filbert Street Stairs, get great views at Twin Peaks, and stroll around Golden Gate Park.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a San Francisco trip simple and quick.

You can fly from San Diego to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in San Francisco when traveling from San Diego in September, with lows around 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fort Funston National Park ©
Fort Funston National Park
Marshall’s Beach ©
Marshall’s Beach

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Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Grand Teton and Teton Park Road. There's much more to do: trek along Cascade Canyon Trail, explore the activities along Leigh Lake, tour the pleasant surroundings at Taggart Lake, and cruise along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive.

To find photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Teton National Park trip planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Grand Teton National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Francisco to Grand Teton National Park due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from San Francisco in September: highs in Grand Teton National Park hover around 68°F, while lows dip to 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can go by car to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail
Taggart Lake ©
Taggart Lake

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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.
Get in touch with nature at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Natural Bridge Trail. Next up on the itinerary: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mount Washburn, take a memorable drive along Lamar Valley, take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Butte Overlook.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park trip app.

Drive from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 1.5 hours. In September, Yellowstone National Park is a bit cooler than Grand Teton National Park - with highs of 60°F and lows of 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

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