23 days in Western US Itinerary

23 days in Western US Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western US journey builder

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Bozeman
— 3 nights
Drive
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Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
Drive
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Jackson Hole
— 3 nights
Drive
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Grand Teton National Park
— 3 nights
Fly
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Arches National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Zion National Park
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
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Bozeman

— 3 nights
Bozeman is a city in and the county seat of Gallatin County, Montana, United States, in the southwestern part of the state. When in Bozeman, make a side trip to see Yellowstone Guidelines in Livingston, approximately Livingston away. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Museum of the Rockies, see the interesting displays at American Computer & Robotics Museum, take in breathtaking views at Gallatin Canyon, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Bozeman journey builder.

New York City to Bozeman is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Bozeman is minus 2 hours. Traveling from New York City in September, you will find days in Bozeman are a bit cooler (72°F), and nights are cooler (41°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Bozeman

Museums · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Yellowstone National Park

— 5 nights

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: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, get great views at Lookout Point, and explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park trip website.

Traveling by car from Bozeman to Yellowstone National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and taxi. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Bozeman in September, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 60°F and lows at 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to drive to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Jackson Hole

— 3 nights
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.
Jackson Hole is known for adventure, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: surround yourself with nature on Yellowstone Day Tours, examine the collection at National Museum of Wildlife Art, shop like a local with Thal Glass Studio, and make a trip to Town Square.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Jackson Hole trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Jackson Hole takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, expect nights in Jackson Hole to be about the same, around 38°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Grand Teton National Park

— 3 nights

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 21st (Tue) surrounded by wildlife at Grand Teton. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Schwabacher Landing, hike along Jenny Lake Trail, explore the striking landscape at Inspiration Point, and explore and take pictures at Signal Mountain Summit Road.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Grand Teton National Park trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Jackson Hole to Grand Teton National Park by car takes about an hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to fly to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Arches National Park

— 2 nights

A Red Rock Wonderland

Mother Nature kept reaching for red when she painted Arches National Park's 2,000 sandstone arches, resulting in one of the country's more distinctly shaped and colored landscapes.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): trek along Devils Garden Trailhead, then explore the striking landscape at Landscape Arch, then take in the dramatic natural features at Tunnel Arch, and finally cruise along Arches National Park Scenic Drive. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Fiery Furnace, then take in the dramatic natural features at Delicate Arch, then explore the striking landscape at Double Arch, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Windows.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Arches National Park online trip maker.

You can fly from Grand Teton National Park to Arches National Park in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, train, and car. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Grand Teton National Park in September: high temperatures in Arches National Park hover around 84°F and lows are around 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Zion National Park

— 2 nights
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at The Narrows. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Zion National Park.

To see photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Zion National Park online sightseeing planner.

Drive from Arches National Park to Zion National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Arches National Park in September, plan for little chillier nights in Zion National Park, with lows around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Las Vegas

— 3 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, shopping, and casinos. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, shop like a local with The Strip, and take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip website.

You can drive from Zion National Park to Las Vegas in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Zion National Park in September, you will find days in Las Vegas are somewhat warmer (93°F), and nights are much hotter (71°F). On the 2nd (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping · Parks · Casinos · Fun & Games