29 days in Western US Itinerary

29 days in Western US Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 1 night
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
3
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
4
San Francisco
— 2 nights
5
Seattle
— 2 nights
6
Glacier National Park
— 5 nights
7
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
8
Jackson Hole
— 4 nights

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night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood. On the next day, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, thenexamine the collection at The Getty Center, and then see the interesting displays at Petersen Automotive Museum.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip builder site.

Tallahassee to Los Angeles is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Tallahassee to Los Angeles, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Tallahassee in July, with highs in Los Angeles at °F and lows at °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

4
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.
Get in touch with nature at Grand Canyon South Rim and Rim Trail. And it doesn't end there: trot along with Canyon Trail Rides, take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, get great views at Pipe Creek Vista, and trek along South Kaibab Trail.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park travel route website.

You can drive from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

5
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.
Visiting Glacier Point and Vernal Fall will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: get interesting insight from YExplore Yosemite Adventures - Day Tours, take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan, hike along Nevada Falls Loop, and stroll through Lembert Dome.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park itinerary maker tool.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park in 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July since evenings lows in Yosemite National Park dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Taft Point ©
Taft Point
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, thentake a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Cable Car Museum, thenget curious at Exploratorium, thenexamine the collection at Musee Mecanique, and finally go for a walk through Lombard Street.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the San Francisco itinerary planner.

Fly from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, plan for slightly colder days in San Francisco, with highs around °F, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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.
On the 25th (Sun), explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum, see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Alki Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium, thenmake a trip to Space Needle, thenexplore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally wander the streets of Pike Place Market.

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You can fly from San Francisco to Seattle in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in July, you will find days in Seattle are somewhat warmer (°F), and nights are about the same (°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

5
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.
Visiting Grinnell Glacier and Going-to-the-Sun Road will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic scenery at Virginia Falls, contemplate the waterfront views at Bullhead Lake, hike along Piegan Pass, and stroll through Iceberg Lake Trail.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Glacier National Park vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Glacier National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Seattle to Glacier National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Seattle in July, expect nights in Glacier National Park to be slightly colder, around °F, while days are a bit warmer, around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

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

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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 outdoors at Old Faithful and Morning Glory Pool. Get some historical perspective at S Rim Trail and Lone Star Geyser. There's much more to do: contemplate the geological forces at Monument Geyser Basin, explore the striking landscape at Natural Bridge Trail, trek along Hellroaring Creek Trailhead, and get outside with Bridge Bay Marina.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Glacier National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. In July, Yellowstone National Park is little chillier than Glacier National Park - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can go by car to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
North Rim Trail ©
North Rim Trail
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Monument Geyser Basin ©
Monument Geyser Basin

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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Grand Teton and Cascade Canyon Trail. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jackson Hole: Murie Centre (in Moose) and Grand Teton National Park (Taggart Lake, Death Canyon, &more). There's more to do: relax and float downstream with Barker-Ewing Whitewater and look for all kinds of wild species at Ana's Grand Excursions.

To find ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Jackson Hole trip planner.

Drive from Yellowstone National Park to Jackson Hole in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Jackson Hole, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton National Park
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Barker-Ewing Whitewater ©
Barker-Ewing Whitewater
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail

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