29 days in Western US Itinerary

29 days in Western US Itinerary

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29 days in Western US Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly + Drive:  14​h 15​min
1
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h 45​min
2
Flagstaff
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
San Diego
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
6
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
7
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly + taxi:  5​h 15​min
8
Glacier National Park
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  4​h 15​min
9
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Manchester

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Grand Teton in Grand Teton National Park (about 1h 25 min away). There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, explore the activities along Yellowstone Lake, explore the striking landscape of Lake Butte Overlook, and take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park travel itinerary planner .

Manchester, UK to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and car; or do a combination of bus, flight, and car. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 7 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Manchester in May; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 13°C and lows reach -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Yellowstone Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

3
nights
Flagstaff

Flagstaff ©
Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
Venture out of the city with trips to Grand Canyon National Park (South Kaibab Trail, Bright Angel Trail, & more).

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Flagstaff trip planner .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Flagstaff takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Yellowstone National Park in May, with highs in Flagstaff at 21°C and lows at 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Grand Canyon National Park
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

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.
Go for a jaunt from Las Vegas to Boulder City to see Hoover Dam about 50 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the majestic nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, and ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas holiday planning tool .

Traveling by car from Flagstaff to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Flagstaff to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Flagstaff in May: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 36°C and lows are around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

3
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.
San Diego is known for zoos & aquariums, museums, beaches, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo, let little ones run wild at Balboa Park, pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at SeaWorld San Diego.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the San Diego holiday app .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to San Diego takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Las Vegas in May, plan for little chillier days in San Diego, with highs around 25°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

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

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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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). There's still lots to do: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, experience the excitement of Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, and see the interesting displays at The Getty Center.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. When traveling from San Diego in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

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

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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, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, trek along Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Panorama Trail.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park road trip planning site .

Getting from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park by combination of flight and car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, expect a bit cooler with lows of 7°C in Yosemite National Park. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, get curious at Exploratorium, and wander the streets of SoMa.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the San Francisco online day trip planner .

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, plan for slightly colder days in San Francisco, with highs around 25°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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night
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 13th (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden Wall and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Glacier National Park attractions planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from San Francisco to Glacier National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Glacier National Park when traveling from San Francisco in June, with lows around 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Garden Wall ©
Garden Wall

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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 14th (Sun): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium, then take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally wander the streets of Pike Place Market. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, then take in the exciting artwork at Glasshouse Studio, then see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Alki Beach.

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Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Glacier National Park to Seattle takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Glacier National Park in June, Seattle is a bit warmer at night with lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Seattle Aquarium ©
Seattle Aquarium
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

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