23 days in Western US Itinerary

23 days in Western US Itinerary

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23 days in Western US Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly + taxi:  12​h 30​min
1
Jackson Hole
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  10​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  4​h
5
Anaheim
— 1 night
+3
bus + foot + Fly + Drive:  5​h
6
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
7
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
8
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h 15​min
9
Glacier National Park
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Amsterdam

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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.
On the 22nd (Mon), take a memorable drive along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Jackson Hole visit planner .

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Jackson Hole is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -8 hour difference. Traveling from Amsterdam in July, expect nights in Jackson Hole to be a bit cooler, around 7°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Scenic Drive Outdoors

Side Trip

42-mile Scenic Loop Drive

4
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.
On the 24th (Wed), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Washburn. The adventure continues: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, look for all kinds of wild species at Lehardy's Rapids, and explore the striking landscape of Lake Butte Overlook.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Jackson Hole to Yellowstone National Park in 2 hours. Traveling from Jackson Hole in July, expect Yellowstone National Park to be slightly colder, temps between 26°C and 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Yellowstone Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake

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 28th (Sun), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at North Kaibab Trail, hike along Rim Trail, take in breathtaking views at Inner Canyon, and take some stellar pictures from Pipe Creek Vista.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park online day trip planner .

You can do a combination of car, flight, and bus from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 10.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or take a bus. In July, Grand Canyon National Park is somewhat warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 34°C and lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

1
night
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.
On the 31st (Wed), admire the majestic nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and then listen to music at Bellagio Fountains.

Find out how to plan Las Vegas trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 47°C by day to 32°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can travel to Anaheim.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains

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 1st (Thu): make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park.

For traveler tips and tourist information, use the Anaheim day trip planning app .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Las Vegas to Anaheim takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Las Vegas in July, things will get a bit cooler in Anaheim: highs are around 35°C and lows about 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park

4
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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, trek along Tuolumne Meadows, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Swinging Bridge Picnic Area Yosemite National Park CA, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Panorama Trail.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park travel route builder website .

Do a combination of bus, flight, and car from Anaheim to Yosemite National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. When traveling from Anaheim in August, plan for a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 6th (Tue), take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and then stroll through Golden Gate Park. On the 7th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: engage your brain at Exploratorium and then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island.

Plan trip to San Francisco with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, expect nights in San Francisco to be somewhat warmer, around 17°C, while days are little chillier, around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): view the masterpieces at Glasshouse Studio, take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then contemplate the waterfront views at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and finally shop like a local with Pike Place Market. On the 9th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seattle Aquarium, examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, and then stroll through Alki Beach.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Seattle sightseeing planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Seattle by combination of subway and flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. When traveling from San Francisco in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Seattle: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks ©
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

2
nights
Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape at Grinnell Glacier, trek along Highline Trail, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Virginia Falls.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Glacier National Park trip planning site .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Seattle to Glacier National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Seattle to Glacier National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Seattle in August, expect slightly colder with lows of 10°C in Glacier National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Virginia Falls ©
Virginia Falls
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail

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