23 days in Western US Itinerary

23 days in Western US Itinerary

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23 days in Western US Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
St. Helena
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
South Lake Tahoe
— 1 night
+2
bus + foot + bus:  6​h 15​min
4
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h 45​min
5
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h
6
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
8
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  20​h 15​min
End: Singapore

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island. Visiting Fort Funston National Park and Twin Peaks will get you outdoors. There's lots more to do: engage your brain at Exploratorium, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and examine the collection at Musee Mecanique.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco online day trip planner .

Singapore, Singapore to San Francisco is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Singapore Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -16 hour difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Singapore in June, with highs in San Francisco at 25°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to drive to St. Helena.

Things to do in San Francisco

Wildlife Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

1
night
St. Helena

St. Helena ©
The city of St.
On the 24th (Mon), learn about winemaking at Robert Mondavi Winery, then take in the exciting artwork at Mumm Napa, then do a tasting at Castello di Amorosa, and finally take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful Geyser of California. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Tue): learn about winemaking at Wellington Cellars, then learn about winemaking at VJB Cellars, and then steep yourself in history at Jack London State Historic Park.

For maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our St. Helena day trip tool .

You can drive from San Francisco to St. Helena in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. While traveling from San Francisco, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in St. Helena, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can go by car to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in St. Helena

Wineries Parks Nature

Side Trips

Glen Ellen, Calistoga, Robert Mondavi Winery, VJB Cellars, Mumm Napa
Highlights from your plan
Robert Mondavi Winery ©
Robert Mondavi Winery
Jack London State Historic Park ©
Jack London State Historic Park
Mumm Napa ©
Mumm Napa

1
night
South Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe ©
High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): view the masterpieces at Marcus Ashley Fine Art Gallery and then immerse yourself in nature at Van Sickle Bi-State Park.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the South Lake Tahoe trip itinerary planner .

Getting from St. Helena to South Lake Tahoe by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In June, South Lake Tahoe is a bit cooler than St. Helena - with highs of 29°C and lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Wildlife Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Van Sickle Bi-State Park ©
Van Sickle Bi-State Park
Marcus Ashley Fine Art Gallery ©
Marcus Ashley Fine Art Gallery

3
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, then trek along Nevada Falls Loop, then admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area. On your second day here, take some stellar pictures from Tunnel View, hike along Tuolumne Meadows, and then don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park trip maker site .

Traveling by bus from South Lake Tahoe to Yosemite National Park takes 6.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Yosemite National Park are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area ©
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

3
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at S Rim Trail and Lone Star Geyser. Escape the urban bustle at Lamar Valley and Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. Spend the 3rd (Wed) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. Next up on the itinerary: witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, stop by Fishing Bridge General Store, appreciate the extensive heritage of Uncle Tom's Trail, and hike along Artist Point.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park day trip tool .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car. Traveling from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In June, Yellowstone National Park is little chillier than Yosemite National Park - with highs of 22°C and lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley
Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area and then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Strip. On the next day, examine the collection at The Mob Museum and then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

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You can do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Las Vegas in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, things will get much hotter in Las Vegas: highs are around 47°C and lows about 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, then see the interesting displays at Kolb Studio, then get curious at Yavapai Geology Museum, and finally look for gifts at Canyon Village Marketplace. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along Bright Angel Trail.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip maker site .

Getting from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), 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 34°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Kolb Studio ©
Kolb Studio

4
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like The Getty Center and Venice Beach and Boardwalk. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Griffith Observatory and Santa Monica Pier. Pack the 8th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Grammy Museum, stop by Hollywood & Highland, get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and browse the different shops at The Grove.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Los Angeles, with lows of 22°C. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

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