24 days in Western US Itinerary

24 days in Western US Itinerary

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24 days in Western US Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  19​h
1
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
San Diego
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
5
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  12​h 15​min
7
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Grand Teton National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  18​h
End: Tel Aviv

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 12th (Sat): observe the fascinating underwater world at Seattle Aquarium, then make a trip to Space Needle, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally take a stroll through Pike Place Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, get in on the family fun at Seattle Great Wheel, then examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Bellevue Botanical Garden.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Seattle online itinerary maker .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Seattle is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. Traveling from Tel Aviv to Seattle, you'll gain 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Tel Aviv in October, with highs in Seattle at 20°C and lows at 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Bellevue Botanical Garden
Highlights from your plan
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks ©
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Take a break from San Francisco with a short trip to Wine Tours & Tastings in Napa, about 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, stroll around Golden Gate Park, and take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco route planner.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to San Francisco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Seattle in October; daily highs in San Francisco reach 26°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Tours Historic Sites

Side Trip

Wine Tours & Tastings
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

3
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.
Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). There's lots more to do: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, catch some excitement at Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, examine the collection at The Getty Center, and look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

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Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In October, Los Angeles is somewhat warmer than San Francisco - with highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

2
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
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.
On the 20th (Sun), appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo. On the 21st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at USS Midway Museum and then let little ones run wild at Balboa Park.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the San Diego trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

3
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Las Vegas: Boulder City (Winged Figures of the Republic Statues & Hoover Dam). And it doesn't end there: admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, don't miss a visit to Paris Las Vegas, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

To find where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Las Vegas travel planner.

Fly from San Diego to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. October in Las Vegas sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Boulder City
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, historic sites, scenic drive, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, hike along Rim Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, and take some stellar pictures from Mather Point.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary builder .

Drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in October, plan for a bit cooler days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 22°C, while nights are colder with lows around 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

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

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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, trails, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, trek along Artist Point, contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Mammoth Hot Springs.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park road trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, shuttle, and car. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 9°C and lows are around -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Yellowstone Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

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nights
Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©
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.
On the 1st (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of the Sacred Heart, cruise along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Teton. On the next day, hike along Jenny Lake Trail, then admire the verdant scenery at Potholes Turnout, Grand Teton National Park, then take a memorable drive along Signal Mountain Summit Road, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier View Turnout.

For ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Teton National Park online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October, expect nights in Grand Teton National Park to be about the same, around -2°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Jenny Lake Trail ©
Jenny Lake Trail
Signal Mountain Summit Road ©
Signal Mountain Summit Road

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