25 days in Western US Itinerary

25 days in Western US Itinerary

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25 days in Western US Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
+3
Drive + Fly + Foot + Bus:  5​h
3
Anaheim
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
Page
— 3 nights
Shuttle + Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
6
Moab
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 45​min
7
Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
8
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Vancouver

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Golden Gate Park and Cable Car Museum. Kids will enjoy Exploratorium and Japanese Tea Garden. There's lots more to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, get to know the fascinating history of Filbert Steps, and make a trip to Lombard Street.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read San Francisco trip itinerary website .

Vancouver, Canada to San Francisco is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Sentinel Dome and Yosemite Falls. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, make a trip to Olmsted Point, contemplate the waterfront views at Merced River, and get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park online travel route planner .

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in August, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are a bit warmer (32°C), and nights are slightly colder (7°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Anaheim.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View

1
night
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
On the 14th (Wed), have some family-friendly fun at The VOID, then make an unforgettable trip to Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT!, and then discover the magic at Disneyland Park.

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You can do a combination of car, flight, and bus from Yosemite National Park to Anaheim in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, expect nights in Anaheim to be much warmer, around 23°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 36°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Page.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Fun & Games
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park

3
nights
Page

Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like River Rafting & Tubing and Glen Canyon Dam Overlook. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Page: Grand Canyon National Park (Navajo Bridge & Cape Royal). The adventure continues: have fun at Gunfighter Canyon, take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon, and hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Page trip itinerary planning tool .

You can fly from Anaheim to Page in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Anaheim to Page. Traveling from Anaheim in August, expect nights in Page to be about the same, around 24°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 39°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Page

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Grand Canyon National Park
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Glen Canyon Dam Overlook ©
Glen Canyon Dam Overlook
Cape Royal ©
Cape Royal

2
nights
Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): cruise along Zion Shuttle and then explore the striking landscape of The Narrows. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a memorable drive along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive and then stroll through Angel's Landing.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Zion National Park trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and car from Page to Zion National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Page in August, Zion National Park is little chillier at night with lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can drive to Moab.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive ©
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive

3
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Explore hidden gems such as Dead Horse Point State Park and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. On the 22nd (Thu), enjoy a day of scenic exploration at Canyonlands National Park. Next up on the itinerary: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and see the sky in a new way at RedRock Astronomy.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Moab trip builder tool .

Drive from Zion National Park to Moab in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of taxi, flight, and car. Traveling from Zion National Park in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 20°C in Moab. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Moab

Nature Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Dead Horse Point State Park ©
Dead Horse Point State Park
Canyonlands National Park ©
Canyonlands National Park
River Rafting & Tubing

3
nights
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
Family-friendly places like Cheyenne Mountain Zoo and Garden of the Gods will thrill your kids. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Pikes Peak and United States Air Force Academy. Change things up with a short trip to River Rafting & Tubing in Canon City (about 1h 25 min away). Next up on the itinerary: find something for the whole family at North Pole - Santa's Workshop.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Colorado Springs day trip planner .

Do a combination of car and flight from Moab to Colorado Springs in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Moab in August, with highs in Colorado Springs at 33°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

River Rafting & Tubing, North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
Highlights from your plan
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
River Rafting & Tubing

5
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Horseback Riding Tours and Lamar Valley. Step out of Yellowstone National Park with an excursion to Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center in West Yellowstone--about 54 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, get to know the fascinating history of Uncle Tom's Trail, witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lake Butte Overlook.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park day trip planning site .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Colorado Springs to Yellowstone National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car; or drive. Traveling from Colorado Springs in August, expect Yellowstone National Park to be slightly colder, temps between 24°C and 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Horseback Riding Tours, Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Horseback Riding Tours
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley

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