31 days in Western US Itinerary

31 days in Western US Itinerary

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31 days in Western US Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  17​h
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
+3
Drive + Fly + foot + bus:  5​h
3
Anaheim
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Flagstaff
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h 30​min
5
Buena Vista
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Canon City
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  5​h 15​min
7
Grand Teton National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
8
Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: Tel Aviv

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Family-friendly places like Exploratorium and Japanese Tea Garden will thrill your kids. Go for a jaunt from San Francisco to Mill Valley to see Muir Woods National Monument about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, make a trip to Ferry Building Marketplace, see the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique, and stroll around Golden Gate Park.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the San Francisco road trip planning tool .

Tel Aviv, Israel to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 10 hours traveling from Tel Aviv to San Francisco. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Tel Aviv in August, with highs in San Francisco at 26°C and lows at 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument

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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, stroll through Panorama Trail, take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass, and trek along Nevada Falls Loop.

For more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip planner.

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 somewhat warmer (32°C), and nights are little chillier (7°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Anaheim.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

4
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Attractions like Disneyland Park and Adventure City make great kid-friendly stops. Have a day of magic on the 12th (Mon) at Disney California Adventure Park. There's still lots to do: have some family-friendly fun at Flightdeck Flight Simulation Center, catch some excitement at Toy Story Midway Mania!, and discover the magic at Downtown Disney.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Anaheim online tour itinerary planner .

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 warmer, around 23°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 36°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Downtown Disney ©
Downtown Disney

4
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Flagstaff side-trips: Grand Canyon National Park (Hualapai Hilltop, Grand Canyon South Rim, & more).

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Flagstaff online trip planner .

You can fly from Anaheim to Flagstaff in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Anaheim to Flagstaff. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Anaheim in August; daily highs in Flagstaff reach 29°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Buena Vista.

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
Bright Angel Point ©
Bright Angel Point

1
day
Buena Vista

The Town of Buena Vista is a Statutory Town in Chaffee County, Colorado, United States. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): get outside with Four Mile Recreation Area and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find ratings and other tourist information, go to the Buena Vista trip builder app .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Flagstaff to Buena Vista takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. August in Buena Vista sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Canon City.

Things to do in Buena Vista

Outdoors Tours Adventure
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Four Mile Recreation Area ©
Four Mile Recreation Area

1
night
Canon City

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): cruise along Skyline Drive and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Canon City road trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Buena Vista to Canon City takes 2 hours. Traveling from Buena Vista in August, expect Canon City to be somewhat warmer, temps between 37°C and 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Canon City

Outdoors Tours Adventure
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive

3
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.
Spend the 21st (Wed) surrounded by wildlife at Grand Teton. There's much more to do: stroll through Taggart Lake, take in the dramatic scenery at Hidden Falls, cruise along Teton Park Road, and hike along Cascade Canyon Trail.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Grand Teton National Park online driving holiday planner .

Getting from Canon City to Grand Teton National Park by combination of taxi and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, shuttle, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Canon City in August, expect Grand Teton National Park to be little chillier, temps between 30°C and 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail
Taggart Lake ©
Taggart Lake

6
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.
Spend the 26th (Mon) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin, explore the activities along Yellowstone Lake, and look for all kinds of wild species at Hayden Valley.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip maker site .

You can drive from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 3 hours. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in August, expect Yellowstone National Park to be little chillier, temps between 24°C and 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Yellowstone Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley

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