23 days in Western US Itinerary

23 days in Western US Itinerary

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Salt Lake City
— 1 night
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Grand Teton National Park
— 3 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
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Glacier National Park
— 3 nights
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Seattle
— 1 night
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas
— 1 night

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Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©

Crossroads of the West

Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
On the 18th (Fri), hike along The Living Room Trail, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Madeleine, and then make a trip to Temple Square. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the resident critters at Tracy Aviary, then take in breathtaking views at Big Cottonwood Canyon, and then hike along Horsetail Falls.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Salt Lake City trip site.

Charlotte to Salt Lake City is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Charlotte in June since evenings lows in Salt Lake City dip to 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Tracy Aviary ©
Tracy Aviary
Cathedral of the Madeleine ©
Cathedral of the Madeleine

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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.
Spend the 20th (Sun) surrounded by wildlife at Grand Teton. The adventure continues: trek along Taggart Lake, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cathedral Group, take a tour by water with National Park Float Trips, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Jenny Lake Trail.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Grand Teton National Park trip builder app.

You can fly from Salt Lake City to Grand Teton National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. When traveling from Salt Lake City in June, plan for slightly colder days in Grand Teton National Park, with highs around 72°F, while nights are much colder with lows around 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Taggart Lake ©
Taggart Lake
National Park Float Trips ©
National Park Float Trips

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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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin, take in the dramatic natural features at Lower Geyser Basin, and get to know the fascinating history of Uncle Tom's Trail.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 1.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Grand Teton National Park in June; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 66°F and lows reach 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can drive to Glacier National Park.

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
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©

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.
Glacier National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Virginia Falls, contemplate the waterfront views at Swiftcurrent Falls, get great views at Jackson Glacier Overlook, and take a memorable drive along Going-to-the-Sun Road.

To find other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Glacier National Park travel route planner.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Glacier National Park in 8.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June: high temperatures in Glacier National Park hover around 75°F and lows are around 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Virginia Falls ©
Virginia Falls
Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail
Running Eagle Falls ©
Running Eagle Falls

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Seattle

Seattle ©

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 30th (Wed): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium, then enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, then shop like a local with Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally wander the streets of Pike Place Market.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Seattle travel planner.

Getting from Glacier National Park to Seattle by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Glacier National Park to Seattle is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Glacier National Park in June, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Seattle, with lows around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
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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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 1st (Thu), go for a walk through Lombard Street, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, then take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace. On the 2nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Alcatraz Island and then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the San Francisco day trip planning app.

You can fly from Seattle to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in June, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, stroll through Panorama Trail, don't miss a visit to Half Dome, and take a memorable tour with YExplore Yosemite Adventures - Day Tours.

To see other places to visit and more tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park trip planning website.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 83°F, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Half Dome ©
Half Dome

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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 8th (Thu), trek along Bright Angel Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Fri): explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, trot along with Canyon Trail Rides, then tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, and finally get great views at Pipe Creek Vista.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park online itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park takes 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Grand Canyon National Park, with lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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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.
On the 10th (Sat), take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and then try your luck at Casino At The Venetian.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 104°F to lows of 81°F. On the 10th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Casinos · Fun & Games · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens ©
Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens
Casino At The Venetian ©
Casino At The Venetian

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