32 days in Western US Itinerary

32 days in Western US Itinerary

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32 days in Western US Itinerary

Start: Riyadh
Fly + Drive:  21​h 30​min
1
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Grand Teton National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
3
Flagstaff
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
5
Los Angeles
— 4 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
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 15​min
9
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  20​h 15​min
End: Riyadh

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Yellowstone National Park and Old Faithful. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, hike along Brink of the Lower Falls Trail, look for all kinds of wild species at Gibbon Falls, and take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park online trip builder .

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 21.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Arabia Standard Time (AST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -10 hour difference. Traveling from Riyadh in July, things will get cooler in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 26°C and lows about 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Artist Point ©
Artist Point
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Grand Teton and Taggart Lake. And it doesn't end there: hike along Cascade Canyon Trail, take a memorable drive along Teton Park Road, stroll through Jenny Lake Trail, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cathedral Group.

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

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park by car takes about 3 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, expect nights in Grand Teton National Park to be about the same, around 7°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

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

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Cape Royal and South Kaibab Trail. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Flagstaff: Grand Canyon National Park (Powell Point, Grand Canyon South Rim, & more).

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Flagstaff sightseeing planning tool .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Grand Teton National Park to Flagstaff in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in July, Flagstaff is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can go by car 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

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum and then admire the majestic nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. On the next day, see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum, then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally don't miss a visit to The Strip.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas trip planner .

Drive from Flagstaff to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a shuttle. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Flagstaff in July; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 47°C and lows reach 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

4
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Getty Center and Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Museum-lovers will appreciate Griffith Observatory and La Brea Tar Pits and Museum. Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Anaheim to see Disneyland Park about 36 minutes away. Pack the 31st (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, explore the world behind art at The Museum of Contemporary Art, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles tour builder app .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Las Vegas in July: highs in Los Angeles hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Taft Point and Glacier Point. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Tuolumne Meadows, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, stroll through Panorama Trail, and explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park travel planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Plan for colder nights when traveling from Los Angeles in August since evenings lows in Yosemite National Park dip to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

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
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Visiting Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks will get you outdoors. Museum-lovers will appreciate Exploratorium and USS Pampanito. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge, see the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique, take a tour of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and take a stroll through SoMa.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco online sightseeing planner .

Drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, expect nights in San Francisco to be somewhat warmer, around 17°C, while days are slightly colder, around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

2
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park and Iceberg Lake Trail. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Grinnell Glacier, admire the sheer force of St.Mary Falls, take a memorable drive along Going-to-the-Sun Road, and trek along Highline Trail.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Glacier National Park trip itinerary builder website .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from San Francisco to Glacier National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Francisco to Glacier National Park. When traveling from San Francisco in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Glacier National Park: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

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

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 13th (Tue), see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then don't miss a visit to Space Needle, and finally look for gifts at Elliott Bay Book Company. On the next day, take in the exciting artwork at Glasshouse Studio, wander the streets of Pike Place Market, and then admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Seattle trip planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Glacier National Park to Seattle in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Glacier National Park to Seattle due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Seattle when traveling from Glacier National Park in August, with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

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

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