33 days in Western US Itinerary

33 days in Western US Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Seattle
— 2 nights
2
Olympic National Park
— 4 nights
3
Healdsburg
— 1 night
4
San Francisco
— 4 nights
5
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
6
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
7
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
8
Glacier National Park
— 3 nights
9
Grand Teton National Park
— 2 nights
10
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): get a taste of the local shopping with Glasshouse Studio, explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum, thenadmire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally take a stroll through Pike Place Market. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, thenkick back and relax at Seahurst Beach Park, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Mercer Slough Nature Park.

To find where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Seattle road trip planner.

Jerusalem, Israel to Seattle is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Israel Standard Time (IST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 10 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Jerusalem in August; daily highs in Seattle reach °C and lows reach °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Mercer Slough Nature Park, Seahurst Beach Park
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

4
nights
Olympic National Park

Olympic National Park ©
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Escape the urban bustle at Ruby Beach and Hurricane Ridge. And it doesn't end there: take a peaceful walk through Olympic National Park, hike along High Divide, tour the pleasant surroundings at Second Beach Trail, and kick back and relax at Rialto Beach.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Olympic National Park road trip planning tool.

Take a bus from Seattle to Olympic National Park in 5 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Seattle in August: high temperatures in Olympic National Park hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Healdsburg.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Ruby Beach ©
Ruby Beach
Rialto Beach ©
Rialto Beach
Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge

1
night
Healdsburg

Healdsburg ©
The quaint city of Healdsburg is one of northern California's wine capitals, serving as the meeting point for three of Sonoma's most important wine-producing regions.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): do a tasting at Bella Vineyards and Wine Caves, do a tasting at Jordan Vineyard & Winery, thenlearn about winemaking at Gracianna Winery, thenlearn about winemaking at Sapphire Hill Winery, and finally learn about winemaking at Stephen & Walker Winery.

For reviews and more tourist information, read our Healdsburg trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Olympic National Park to Healdsburg in 7.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train, subway, and bus. Traveling from Olympic National Park in September, you will find days in Healdsburg are a bit warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Healdsburg

Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Jordan Vineyard & Winery ©
Jordan Vineyard & Winery
Sapphire Hill Winery ©
Sapphire Hill Winery
Gracianna Winery ©
Gracianna Winery

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will get to explore SS Jeremiah O'Brien and Musee Mecanique. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Francisco: St. Helena (Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards & Pride Mountain Vineyards). And it doesn't end there: take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, visit The Castro, wander the streets of SoMa, and get great views at Twin Peaks.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read San Francisco trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Healdsburg to San Francisco in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train, bus, and subway. While traveling from Healdsburg, expect little chillier days and somewhat warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

St. Helena
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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.
Visiting Glacier Point and Tuolumne Meadows will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: admire all the interesting features of Tioga Pass, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, stroll through Panorama Trail, and explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome.

To find where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park road trip app.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Expect cooler evenings in Yosemite National Park when traveling from San Francisco in September, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can take a bus to Los Angeles.

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
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.
You'll explore and learn at The Getty Center and Griffith Observatory. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Will Rogers State Beach. Step out of Los Angeles to go to Anaheim and see Disneyland Park, which is approximately 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, wander the streets of Angelino Heights Historic Area, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, and get curious at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip maker website.

Traveling by bus from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles takes 12 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Theme Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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.
On the 18th (Wed), examine the collection at The Mob Museum and then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of The Strip, ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and then don't miss a visit to Paris Las Vegas.

For photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip app.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
The Strip ©
The Strip

3
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 Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Highline Trail, stroll through Iceberg Lake Trail, take in the dramatic scenery at Virginia Falls, and take a memorable drive along Going-to-the-Sun Road.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Glacier National Park trip planner.

Fly from Las Vegas to Glacier National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In September, Glacier National Park is cooler than Las Vegas - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park ©
Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park
Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail

2
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.
On the 23rd (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Teton. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of the Transfiguration, hike along Taggart Lake, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cathedral Group, and finally stroll through Cascade Canyon Trail.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Grand Teton National Park itinerary planner.

Fly from Glacier National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. In September, daily temperatures in Grand Teton National Park can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

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

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Upper Geyser Basin. There's much more to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, look for all kinds of wild species at Hayden Valley, cruise along Lamar Valley, and take in the dramatic natural features at Natural Bridge Trail.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park road trip tool.

Drive from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 1.5 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Grand Teton National Park in September: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley

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